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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta s TJIF, LF/riTBRIDGE DAtWirERALD Tiicaday, November 12,1912 D Even Toronto Women Chased After the Ebony King--Tom Defends Johnson Toronto,- Ont., Nov. 12.-'-'Tlic troti-bles of Jack .Johnson are meat and drink for the old Avomon of tlie sporting, world," says Tom Flanagan, ot .Toronto, manager for the black c-ham-pion, this morning. "Jack Johnson lias never been forgiven his defeat of iJim Jeffries," he contimied. "He was forced to give battle to the boilcr-riaker in. the full expectation that 'JeltrlBs would win. Johnson byNJ crumpling up the carcass of Jini Jeffries made for himself enemies bj' the thousand. That was Jack's fatal Up. He could have lain down to Ue/Iries and retired independently rfchi He did not because Johnson was. a .cleaner and better sport-than ithe gang of whito gamesters who had hoped to clean up on the public. Jack Johnson as a lighter has been Money No Object to Sir Thos. In Lifting the Cup Sir Thomas Llpton, wealthy British tea morchnnt and worUl-famoue yachtsman, during his tour ot Canada has ileclavcd time ami again that lu> is prepared to contest for the fourth time the inleriinlional trophy hold by the New York Yacht club. Sir Thoniiis has spent a mint of money iiEhting for the famous mug and has failed on thioe notable attempts to lift it. Ho has again got the fever but will not challenge the Now York club to defend the cup until they adopt'nioie rca-sonablo rules for the ohallongor. The rules call tor the challenging boat to be coiistnicted in such a manner that gives the ciip holders such nn advantage that nothing short ot an accident could prevent the American boat from winning. Yesterday at the coast, Sir Tbonuis came out with a stntemont which makes plain his position and shows that money -will be no object in trying to accomplish the desire ot his life, if he can secure a hghilug chance. "A million for a mug," the most costly sporting melodrama ot modern times. iB about to be staged by Sir Thomas J. Liipton, ten merchant by occupation, but yachtsman by inclination. "It the New York yacht club otilcials will amend the American cup condition and allow me to challenge under the existing rules now in force in the ITnited States, I will build two cup challengers for my fourth attempt to lift the cup In 1915," declared Sir Thomiis before leaving for Victoria today en route to San Francisco. MDOF CRIIICIZEO Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 11.-am �s straight as a string in the face ,f thoroughly disgusted with the game, money temptation that few white Everybody wants to sec me whipped, men could or would withstand. He I have been criticized' from one end is no saint, I know, but some-people q,- the country to the other." may be surprised to know that the , ^^^^ tj ,^i,t contained in a � 't'h' ^ l��er from Shampion Act..Wolgast to houirfed by women in nearly every ,^ here, in which the light-i iLrti^ rfn^t;^! T '""T""; v"'" ^veight title-holder statesthat he will ^� viU?^r u^'- ^'f-^^^'' retire from .the rin^ soon and settle ,-n-Serh. win".^%n�KrV^^' Los Angles, .Cal. He says in_ChiC8go he will go to France and ^^^^ wife demands.his retirement. miTY vs. itL PLAY OFF AT OT Intercollegiate Championship to be Decided on Otiawa Grounds other European countries an'd nybody willing to face him." fight PLAY BASKET BALL LIKE WATER POLO Chicago^to Try Tank Sport and Swimming 'Expert Makes RulM'-- Chicago, Nor. 11.-A new game-basket ball in the water-is to make Its appeaTance here this %vlnter. The Bport will embody the game of rugby polo unless the objectionabla poi-ats, and will have all of Uie good points ot basket ball. It will -be known as "basket polo." Norman Cos, swimming iiistnictor of the Chicago Athletic association, Is the author of the new game, and has framed a set ot rules for it. Twelve players, according to tJie rules, six on a side, will engage in the game. The area of the playing pool will be not less than 40 feet long and 20 feet wide, nor more than 100 feet long and 50 feet wide. Bas kets 14 inch-es in diameter, on a background tour feet high and five feet vide will form the goals, the tops of which shall not be more than live feet above the surface of the wnt-er nor more than eight and one half feet from the bottom ot the POOl at tho shallow end, .Points AviU be made by allowing throe points for a field goal and one point for a goal from a free trial. The game will be played by halves of 20 minutes each. Wolgast states fiirthfer in the letter : I have got all the money I need, and have made no foolish invest-! mentis. Why should 1 continue fight-; ing.? I am in earnest. I will not say ; whan, but it will not be.long. May-' be, if Willie Ritchie whips' htc this month, I'll qtiit then." j The champion added that if he beats Ritchie h^; probably will takin on Joe Rivers and Joe Mandot before rfetir-ing,- ^_ HOPPE, TOO GOOD FOR NEW YORK BILLIARD SHARP World's Champion Defends his Title Successfully-Cllne was Nervous New York, Nov, 12.-Willie Hoppe. of this city, last night defeated Harry P. Clino, formerly of I'hiladelphla, but now of this city, by a score ot five hundred to 190 in the lirst game of the tournament for, the world's professional championship 18.2 balk line billiards , title. Hoppe bad to score in the first innings but in the fifth he ran 64 by splendid all round bllliai-ds. In t)ie 11th he added 111 to his wcore, failing to get the balls out oi the balk on Mb one hundred and twelfth shot. He tell away on his playing toward the end of the game, running off the required SOO points in Ms fourteenth innings, Cllne was nervous all through the gaW and did not show advantageously at any stage. Montreal, Nov. 11.-The game that will decide with who the laurels of the intercollegiate rugby union will rest this season will be played by 'Varsity and McGIII at Lansdowne Park at Ottawa on Saturday ./neit .commencing at 2 o'clock, On the refusal of McGIII to.ioss'a coin for the choice of Rosedale grounds'at Toronto or M. A. A. grounds at Montreal, the representatives of Queen's, McGIII and 'Varsity argued for nearly 3 hours before coming to a decision. Repeating Shotguns and I^oaded Shells No combination is likely to prove so aatisfactory as Winchester Cuns and shells. They are of proven merit and established reputation. If you shoot them, you arc sure of one thing, and that ia that no one has a more reliable or more accurate shooting equipment. A word-to the wise shooter is sufficient and that is "Winchester." Send postal for illustrated catalogue. WINCHESTER REPEATINQ ARMS CO.. NEW HAVEN, CONN. Al PALZER m IRLD-BEATER'S Has All the Necessary Qualifications to Fight His way Into Possession of Crown For-, feited by Johnson FACTS ABOUT HIM VARSITY GIVEN HARD GO BY QUEEN'S. SATURDAY Jack Maynard Made It Possible for His Team to Play Off Tie With McGIII By defeating Queen's, 9 to 3, on Saturday afternooli, at Kingston, Toronto 'Varsity earned the right to play off with JIcGlU for the intercollegiato championship. It was duo to the good work of Jack Maynard, still suffering from Injuries received three weeks ago, that 'Varsity won. The . ground was sloppy and the shitty 'Varsity runners could not make much progress in the going which it offered. They found the heavy Queen's line too much for them. With the win-d behind them, 'Varsity could only score one point in the first fiuarter, Tho struggle in ' tho second nuarter was Just as close, but, playing against the wind, the superior 'Varsity booting gained them two points, so that, though Queen's forc-td tham to rouse iwlc-e, they still had the advantage al huli'-time. In the third fiuni-tor, Queen's tied the scorei Just before the ein\ of the (umrter, Campbell called on Maynard to aiam th� tide nud they held their own until the beginning ot tlfe fourth quarter. Tho story of the fourth quarter is practically the score of this stubborn contest. There was a ciulck formation and, b-efore anyone knew tho ball wUfi In play, Maynard was through and goiug dcwn tho fjeid llkr a whirlwind with Campbell beside him. As Maynard was rfownod l;e passed to Pete who went over tor tlio  only try of tho game. That was the end, though 'Varsity added a point later, which made the final scoro, 'Varsity, 9; Queen's, 3, Jack Johnson has eliminated himself from the prize ring, lie has severed connection with bo.vlivg in this country, Australia, Kngland and I'^nnco. No Sclf-respocting bo.ver, white or black, will me-et .lohnson to become world's champion, because as a prize ring attfactor of the public's money Jack .lohnson no longer e.vists. The promoter staging Johnson would sign a voluntary bankruptcy petition. He would bo shunned by men who support bo.vlug. No decent man would put up a cent to see him fight anybody. SI.k weeks ago this negro scornfully refused $30,000, Before his e.vposure Johnson had signed a contract for ?50,000 to fight Lang-ford find McVey in Australia , Hugh Mcintosh cancelled this when Johnson's deeds became public. The ring has been guilty of many a shady, even criminal transaction, but It is refreshing to note the unanimity with which it bars Johnson. It is a big, white mark to the credit of our dollar-mad sporting men that ' they imify^jiii'restricting the. ^^^perslon ] cast upon An^/lc�\n �^oijfen by ,John-: son. So, with, JehUBon out, theTo'.,^irp '. plenty of.dec�nt heavyweights In the j world.. B,i;\njbardieV,WellB, champion ot England,.4s ,one. Al Palzer, conquer-; or of 'VYells, Is another. Little -Sam ! Lahgforji', the ginnt.-kUler, is another, , Wells Lact^y, Size If Wells weighed 20 pounds more he would be, the peer of any boxer. He has everything, a champion needs save weight properly distributed. Today the heavyweight titja, seems to rest, by Tigh^nOf.^ibysical superiority, upon the .shoulders of the coi-n-fed giant, Al Palzer. Palzer'is a logical champion. He is a youngster, game and willing. Ho will never be a Jim Corbett, Bob Fit-i-Simmons or Kid McCoy, but there is no reason why he shoul-d not be the reincarnation ot Terry McGovern and Battling Nelson, Ho is a giant in the bright flush of youth, a clean-living, virile raan-mouu tain, weighing 220-pounds, with 6 ft 3 inches of dynamic activity and force, He possesses the undaunted courage of- Nelson, with the irresistible, awe-inspiring rushing of Terrible Terry. He loves to get close to au I opponent, and exchango pile-driving ! blows until one dropo for the fatal ten, Palzer Has Everything Imagine this cl^nn-limbed boy, his great barrel-like chest hou3lng enormous heart and lung power; tremen dous shoulders with llall-llke arms muscles like a Vulcan; u thick column-like nock supporting a head notable for its bull dog jaw and mop of blonde hair, throwing his great hulk ncross the ring with the speed of a lightweight-and you viauulizo Al Palzer in action. Palzer liaa everything to make a Born, Osslau, Iowa, 1S90. Height C feet 2,K4 inches. Weight i!lS pouufationaI agreement which was revised at a meeting in Cincinnati on .lunc 20th Inst in.akcs it necessary that the question he disposed of at this time.. A suggestion of President M. 11. Sexton -to raise funds (or conducting the attairs ot the association through the playing of a number ol Post seasoti games between Minor League teams under the au.spices of the National association also will come up for discussion. During the meeting a number ot, deals affecting plavcrs arc expected Net prices for cars of grain on track to he negotiated. Prominrnt hall play- I'Olnts taking a 25 cent per No. -1..................... 0.51 No. r.......... No. 1 Alberta Hod No. 3 Alberta Hod No. 3 Alberta Rkl No. 4 Alberta Red No. 5 Alberta Hed No, 1 N. W. Plax ,. No. 2 C. W. Oats o.'ir. 0.(12 l/.Bii, 0,51 0.-15 0.92 No. 3 Barloy............... 0.37 TRACK PRICES ers, owners and managers representing every minor league team in the country will be represented. Today was expected to he given over to the examination of credentials of the various delegates. NEXT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SURE Official Motion Picture* of f flplil's Champlonsliip Base Ball Series GIANTS VS. RED SOX, 1912. These pictures show all the"e.\-clting plays ot the great series, and are guaranteed by Aiigust Herrmann, chairman ot the National Baseball Commission. COPY FROiHTHER SIDE OFF-SIDE INTERFERENCE RULE BEINQ DISCUSSED BY C. R. P. U. There is nn agitation on foot to introduce somo phases Of the American game into Canadian rugby. The scheme is evolved In Toronto-and la supposed to emi>i1ate from Canadian Union officials. Tho first point taken up is that ot the advantage or otherwise to bo gained by introducing oft-side interference ia the Canadian game. Discussing this point. Rev. Father Stanton, coach ot the Ottawa College team, says: "Ott-side Interference is the one rc-grettablo ifeature ot the American game. It Is the direct cause of 90 per cent, of the aecldonta. It Is unfair to ask a man to atop two or three and requires superhuman strength to do it. The best feature of the Can adian game is the absence of interference,'' Father Stanton suggests that a com mission from nil senior football unions in Canada be formed and take in somei of the big ones between American college teams, the Idea being to bor row the best features ot the American game and apply same to our game. He believes In the abolition of side scrimmages" and declares a man weighing over 190 pounds should not he allowed to compete In Canadian football. The superiority of American methods of coaching to that in vogue in Canada is apparent. In. the big uni-verslties there Is one  coach to almost ever}' two regular players. cwt. freight rate to Fort William;' No. 1' Northern .. ............ G6 ^ .............. No. 3 Northern............. No. 4 ... ... .............. &�% No, 5....................., 51% No, 6......... 41% Feed .�...................... 3()-ji, No. 1 A. R, W................ �6% No, 3 A, R. W. .. .;............ 03% No, 3 A. R. W.............. 62% No. 1 N, \V, Flax........ 102 No, 2 C, W. Oats............. '23% No, 3 C, W. Oats............ 22% No. 3 Barley .. .,......41 No. 4 Barley................ 37 Other grades accepted at spread ex-Isting on date ot Inspection. Government weights and grades always supplied. For stations of Bull's Head, Seven Persons, Whltla, Wlnnlfred, Bow Island and Burdctte, add to the above prices 1% cents on wheat, flax, and barley, and 1 cent for oats. Prom Grassy Ljike, Purple Springs, Taber, Barnwell, Chin, and Coaldalc, add 1% cents on wheat," flax, and barley, and % cent for oats. From Klpp, Monarch, Pierce, Mac-lecd, Plegan, Brocket, Pincher, Cowley, Noble, Barons, Cannangay, WI^l-son Siding, Welling, Stirling, "Weils Siding and New Dayton, add % cent on wheat, flax and barjey, and Vk cent for oats. For points west of Cowley deduct ?4 cent on wheat, flax, and barley, and '/i cent per bushel on oats. ERGE E Toronto, Nov. 11.-The pro. hockey calibre competing with the stars of situation is now getting into the "big loom" lacrosse class. "Sammy" Lichtenhoin is going to sign up all the hockey star.s in the world, re-' gardless of expense, and as war has be declared between the coast and the east, the hockey players will reap a big harvest this'winter. The Wanderers have already oh'crcd Ernie loUnstou ?2,100 for ten weeks' work, the cast. ____WILL BE A "BLOOMER" Toronto people will not stand for a secoiid-class article of pro- hockey when the Ontario Hockey association furnish real good sport of the amateur brand. If the eastern moguls grab oft all the hockey stars and keep their reserve -lists intact, the pro-; hockey game in Toronto will be a and no doubt the Patrick^boys will go ^. bloomer than the Tccumsch a little farther to keep the big coyer- Lacrosse club, . who tried to go point. "Newsy' i.alonde and Ircd, t,,roi,g,, j^c Big Four lacrosse Ica- "i'aylor arc two of the players who will reap the benefit of the war. NEWSY LALONDE Lalondo made a special trip east to look over tlie situation, and although he has already signed a contract* to through the Big gue with a cheap team, thinking their past porlormances would be remeiir-bered. They found out tlicir mistake and it cost the club $8,000 tcTf the experience. Go to It, you hockey, mo-guLs, and you will wake up in the play on the coat, he is d cker g he plaver.s having tho with George Kennedy to join tl c , ^.^,^,,, ,^ Canadiens of Montreal. What will the losses ! Thi�"-..-nr. will r,.kn m,,.�v Toronto teams' do when TUESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Nov. 12.-Wheat opened a little lower, but during the early hours of trade mad'a some advances.' The lust hour was marked by weakness and decline. Oats wore firm, and advanced for nil months. Flax showed slight Improvement, Trado throughout the morning was not very active, and cash and export demand was somewhat tjuiet. Weather conditions are most favorable tor delivery and transportation, and it looks as though November's record will surpass that of October in volume marketed. Receipts were: 1S2S cars inspected, and 1300 in sight. Cables closed: Liverpool, % to % lower; Paris, 1% to 2 lower; Berlin, % lower; Budapest, 3'% up; Antwerp, %. lower. The opening and closing prices today follow: , Wheat-November .... .. December...... May .......... Oats-November....... Docomber ,. .. .. May.......... Flax-November ..... December..... May.......... Closing C Wheat-No. 1 Northern.....S'l'/j Op�a Close 8C 85% 83�/. 82% 87% 87 U% 35 >4 32% 32% 35% 125% 12(; 118% ,118 124 123% Price* .. ^ ......�.... . This war. will make Newsy ... , ,, , ! Lalondo a big man in Cornwall when ,, , , , ., . , h c 'I ,f '"n^-" �l ' he dccidcMo retire ami live on his champion. He hag tho size. Ho has President Percy Quinn, of the Toton- ^loncy. - led a clean country-boy lite. He re- tqs, has a team almost complete, but cuperatcs in tho way that made Fltz- outside ot Bruce Ridpath it docs not Blramons a terror. Ho assimilates contain any stars, while the Tecum-punlshment Uke a sponge soaking up sehs look, as it tliey will trail along water and is most dangerous when like they did in lairosse. Manaircr severely punished. .Nicholson, of the Teoumsehs, is re- Ho lias proved that he Is entitled Portecl to Imvc signeii Harry Stnith, ! tfl k concerning who Is the bea he ml hadg" of courage by win- of Cobalt, and "Herl",Morrison, who '^^ I-'ayor In -diamond his ory th ,,J ' ' n ' ?. , h^Mr^n .rm Plavcd with the Wellingtons many l^Utsburg star looms up about a DURNAN WANTS TO MEET BARRY IN DOUBLE SCULLS Toronto. Nov, 12.-Edd-le Durnan, the Toronto oarsman who was beaten by Ernf.'st Barry, the world's champion, has challepgp.d Barry to a throe mllo race for the double scull championship. Durnan will take Greer, of Boston, ns piirtnor and who Barry will take if ho accepts, la problematical. DuiTOn wants the race to take piaoo on Toronto Bay next June or July. ' . to -^.........-.h... -.......... nlng one flKht despite a broken arm, P'fiyed with the Wellingtons mony iind by knocking out Wells when al- "'oons ago. Imagine a team of this most out himself. Ho has never faltered before the llorccst lire. He lacks experience, and has been gaining it at the expense of some good lighters, Palzer Is under the mn-nagoment ot shrewd Tom O'Rourke, than whom no one is better flttpd to handle a champion, Palzer i? ready for all comers. Ho la entitled to the tltlo. Wagner Consistent HonUB Wagner, of tho Pirates, has a record of bettor than ,300 a^ a hit' ter for Ifi successive years. In nil of the talk concerning who Is the best le as strong as anyone) ^hiteHoiM fj.ij^f.t^llo" -6 M Maybe tho oUs� ot booUey players that the TecuAisehs are slgT^ing may �db in tho big league, but ipost ot them have played in the Ontario professional league, and the class of hockey they played at that time did not compare favorably with the O. H, A. senior series. ---1- � Host of the Port Arthur team will bo found with Percy Quiiw's' Toronto aggregation this 'wlntor- m Mfmm SiiMJii^H'tftsf}*' In the "race for Hl� Majesty's Oulneas" WHITE HORSE WHISKEY Has proven a winner. Supplied by Royal Worrani, to His Majesty the Kinj) No. 2 Norlh-ern . No. 3 Northern . No. 4......... Feed......... Winter Wheat-No. 1......... No. 2........ No.-3 ... ... �� Oats-No. 2 C. W. ... No. 3 C. "W. ... 33x. No. 1 Feed . No. .1 Feed ... No, 2 Feed ... Barley- X2% 81 : 70 55 85'A 82% 81% 351,4 34% ;!4!J4 34% 3;iv-j No, 4..... Rejected ... Flax-No. 1 N, W, 04 50 47 120 CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET Chicago, Nov, 13.-Threatened bad weather in Argentina raad� the wheat market rally today, after a weak start, The early decline wag duo to peace talk from Europe and to tine conditions tor crop movement northwest. Nearness of the harvest In Argentina caused traders to be unusually responsive to advances from that country. The opening was tli'e same ns last night to % down. First snlos ot December were nt S!i"� lu Sflr89y8, a loss of %(fii'/i to %, hut the price recovered to ,89%, Oats , turned upword 'with other grains. December, which opened a shade off at 31%, climbed to 31V4' 02104677 0 ;