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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page TOE LKTIimunGF; IUILY ITKRALP Wednesday, November THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS Talk of Forming a Nev League to Escape it Next Year START TROUBLE Ottawa, Nov. a result the decision of the National Hocke> association to stick to six-men hockey the Ottawa club has hulmaied it wil break away from tue league uex year, and form a new organization. Apparently, the club" has no olhe alternative, but go r.lcus as bes they can for the approaching season Had the Ottawas put up a mere for midable fight for the seven-men game ihe lead would have readily caret In. What stands against the Ottawa club, however, is the fact that las when the Question, of changes arose, Ottawa voted in favor of, the abbreviated game. There is no town- In the universe citizens follow a game as the people of Ottawa pursue hockey. Thoj are practically all thorough students o[ the game, brought up to seven com- prising a team, and can see no reason why mongrel 'hockey should be foist- ed oil "them by other men In the lea- gue. The decision of the association has created a bitter feeling among the local hockey fens, not at the Ot- tawa club, who appear to have their hands .tied in the matter, 'but at the JMontreal end of the league. The outcome means the re-organiza- tion oE a strong amateur league to rlay seven-men hockey. Already the Stewartons, of New Edinburgh, wlio were intt-adin.? to jump, their season, remain amateurs to figure in sev- en-men hockey again. Tne National Hcckey association will have its dif- ficulties trying to buck the Ontario Hockey association game in Toronto with six-men hockey. They tread on dangerous preserves when they ia- the Queen City, but they would have made a big hit had they given them seven-men games. The fact that the league will not revert to old game this season is to Tie as Ottawa has a like- Jy-Iooking aggregation to place on the ice, and could have just about land- ed premier honors. The sis-men game makes any old team look good, Jiks Quebec "with' the. Marks-Hall. Prodgers combination, some of whom were supposed to have seen their best days eight years ago. THE BIGGEST RUGBY PLAYER IN CANADA Rugby Situation in the East Official Statistics Show Senator Has Pitched More Games Alexander Sinclair, a giant rugby ilayer, who stands 6 feet 4 Inches, :nd is broad in proportion. He is the iggest In .Canada. He G at present with the Argos of Tor- onto In the scrimmage line WALSH A WORKER Chicago, Nov. 12. Although Wood, the hero of the world's ser-; 'ics, tops tin> list of pitchers in the American league, Walter John- son of the Washington club, is the leading pi tchcr of tlie season, in games won ami lost. Johnson work-; cd in seven more games than did tt'ood- Johnson struck out 303 men j in season's and hi-id opposing hatsmen to runs. I Wood pitched in 43 games during which -10-i runs were scored oft him. lie-struck out 25S batters. The Bos-j Uou pitcher won 3-t out of games, while Johnson won 32 out of -H, he- sides playing two ties. Edward Walsh, of the Chicago team, was the "work horse" of the season. He pitched in 02 games, twelve more th.in any pitcher in the league. r AHOOS) WMLN HE 1SPCT New York, ..Nov. suit for damages was filed to- day against "Rube" Marquard. star pitcher of the York Giants, by Jos. Kane, hQsband of Blossom Seefy, an alleg- ing that Marquard alienated her affections. The husband recently traced the pair to an Atlantic City hotel, but they eluded him and es- caped. The summons on Marquard was served in a New York restaur- ant last night while he was in the company of Mrs. Seely. For some time they have been appear Ing together sketch. in vaudeville Milwaukee, Nov. 12. "A sliding aJo" salary limit will he adopted the National Association of Minor WOOD AND JOHNSON Washington Dopester Thinks Latter Will Outlast Joe Joe Wood's record during the last season will mark him premier pitcher of the American league, and yet Wood is not near the pitcher that is Walter-Johnson and time will provv; this assertion, says Ed. Gritlo, in the Washington Star. Last year first during the sis seasons that John- LTOU lias been a mem-ber of the locals that lie has been with a .teani which could bold its own 'with its rivals In most evs-ry respect. For five seasons Johnson .had the discouraging experi- ence of being a star pitcher pu4one of the weakest teams m'the league. He lost game after game in wiiich he performed brilliantly, yet lie never became discouraged, and .the worse his support offensively arid defensive- ly the better was Ills pitching, Eyen though Wood's team laqt sea- son' won the pennnnt by a healthy margin, Johnson would probably have gone through the campaign with a h'etter record than .Wood, but for a spell of illness which overtook him at a. time when, his team going at its best. There Is no comparison in the mo- tions of the pitching siars. Wood is under THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS WILL INVADE OTTAWA Ottawa, Nov. will be the teal old college town on Saturday, when, th-e football teams of the Toronto University and McGill play ofi at Landsdowne Park for the intercollegiate championship. f> McGill will send up a student body of 1200, at least, -while the number of the 'Varsity fc students who will be along to cheer the blue and white will be almost as agues, it was said here today by is uuUer a hard strain when he is. e magnates who discussed thn mat- Pitching a ball game. There is a Jerk at the brief opening session oi the associations annual nieetine to- day. According to a plan informally .broached' a limit for league grad- ed according to its class, was pro- posed, and alter some principles arc adjusted, the detail will become the rule, the magnates predicted. Thu magnates appeared afraid of confu- sion from the sliding scale and some favored deposit with the league pre- sident of all players' salary money and penalty for payment to a player of sums more than the acknowledged contract price. of the elbow in bis delivery which sure to shorten his days as an effect- ive pitcher, while his disposition is not along the lines of Johnson, who is always cool and collected. That long easy motion which Johnson ussl; assures liim the full use of his pitch- ing arm for years to come. There te no strain evident and the chances are that he will be pitching ball in the majors long after Wood is for- gotten. The Toronto Hockey Club have re- ceived several good players, and with Harry Holmes In goal and Bruce Rid- path on the line have a pretty fair start. CLYMER TO MANAGE BISONS iWilkosbarro, Pa., Nov. J. Clymer, president and principal of the WUkesbarre baseball team of the Xcw York State 1-eague, today signed a contract to manage the Buffalo team of the International league next year. President of Chicago Cubs in Bad With Scribes Just Now FIttsburg. Nov. Wad clutcher Murphy was handed a nice juicy lemon -by the Chicago scribes when he tried to put over an, Andrew Carnegie the other day.. Murphy wouldn't pay a nickel a foot for a cor- ner lot in Paradise.. He's so close with the coin that 'when he gets a silver dollar in bis mitt he starts the Goddess .of danping thp Sa- lome. If Christopher..Columbus ,came back to pitch the opening game of the world's series Murphy wouldn't pay a two-dollar bill to throw out the first ball.. v.. Anyway, the story about Murphy that the scribes pulled off is a .peach- ereite. Murphy with atneat, typewritten missive'which tie dealt to the members, of the press, stating that he had made Helnze Zimmerman a prese-at-of a nineteen-stone stickpin, the-ice in the pick weighing a couple of carats, .Also in the tetter was the information that C. Webb had John- hancocked a neat little check for 500 beans, which he gave.as. a donation to the Bronx baU-ering ram. Looked as if Murphy was ready for a keeper he, started to hurl away coin in that prodigal manner. get this: The scribes hus- tled aron-nd and discovered that the 500 kopecks was nothing more or less than paying back 500' plunks that Murphy had sideswiped from Ziift- mie's salary in the shape 'of a fine uriug the season. Heinle Fined for Late Hours It seems Heinle was cultivating an alcoholic acquaintance with milkmen, I was turning into" the feathers when the cock was having its matu- tinal symphony well Bunder way. This 500 sirnolcons, were nothing .more or less than reduction via Murphy of Heinie's scads for the season's labors. Newsy Lalon You who have only half-liked the union suits of the slip into a suit of the new, better kind kind a man can wear with genuine comfort and contentment. Just ask for 73 is really comfortable underwear for you! PENMANS LIMITED PARIS CANADA Closed-Crotch COMBINATIONS The part that was always so troublesome in the old hind now sets as, snug as cnn doesn't strain. Truly ii's improvement you will appreciate. Some trustworthy start; yon pass every day hns on nrray of those, combinations in stock. that includes ..your favorite weight and style. Ask for Pen-Angle Closed Crotch Hie neio underwear idea, and look for the tnulcnmrk. SWEATERS HOSIERY UNDERWEAR Who made de uios' mou.oy of all de lot? ,v K-ewsy Who de beeg ban' -In de bee.q; jackpot, Xewsy Lalon play la lacrosse in de East, in dc West? And play de hockey some too, I guess? An' stick all de proceed away in hecs yes'? Newsy Lalon. Who sign all de contract In all de league? Newsy Lalon An' hoi1 out for salary, oh so beeg? N'-ewsy Lalon Who break all de contract before he And sign four, five- _other all In de same day, And mule' all de manager hair turn grey' Newsy Lalon. WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT STARLAND An attraction that will be wel- comed by all baseball fans is be- ing shown at Stariand today, In the offering of the official motion pictures of the World's Champion- tahlp Baseball Series, at New York and Boston, between the Red Sox and the Giants. These pictures are the only official ones of the greatest championship series, and show all the exciting plays of the games. Pathe Freres secured the exclusive privilege of taking them and they, are guaranteed by Au- gust the National Baseball Commission. They will be shown at Starland today and tomorrow. And the lad from the Bronx would never have manhandled the cush agata if It hadn't been for the shoe dealer of Troy. .Johnny Evers, who will manage Ihe Cubs, was the fellow gave, the anasthetic .to C. Webb Murphy and made him shell out the money. Every time Murphy separ- ates his handcuffs from ?2 his heart loses a couple of beats. He has to be revived 'by smelling salts when he hands out a five-spot. Evers, when he took the club, put the commercial thing right straight up to the, spendthrift. He informed Murphy that unlssi; he peeiecl off flneg he had tacked on Heinie, Lou Richie and Schulte he could go to gehenna before the titbit of Troy tyould manage his ball team. Murphy Remits Fine Now Murphy needed a manager and lie needed him like iblazes. Therefore, with the bracelets on his wrists, he had to plead guilty .and kick in with the coin. Thus the plus the letter and the sticker came to Zim- merman. Murphy, the wise aleck, though, saw a chance for a little pub- licity. He thought ire could stick- that one across and get away with it. But the newspapers were wise to the scheme. They hunted Zimmerman and he ripped through with the tale. It niad-e C. Webb, look like thirty centimes and also gave the fans of Chicago the merry ha ha on his im- perial pry. tightness, Charles 'Webb Mur- 4. BRITISH RUGBY Ixmdon, Nov. are tlio results of today's rnsby eomes: Cardiff, 27: United Services, 3, Oxford University, 20; Lei- cestor, 1-1. A Cardston, Nov. ton lovers of 'winter sports are busy this week on a rink proposition. The originat- ors are' Messrs. Low and Davis, prin clpal and yicc-prluclpal of. Cardstoi public school. At n meeting callet for last Friday night the matter was talked over nnd plans ROIIO Into. is proposed to erect u building' SO bj 140 feot with.a 20-foot1 dressing roon across thb front end and a 10-foo space for spectators around tho, en tire building, thus giving an Ice space of about GO by 120 feet. Over th dressing rooms will be erected ;i band stand. The building'is expected cost In the neighborhood of ?2000. A committee composed of Messrs. Low Davis, tfelcher, Mclntosh, Pirle and Dr. .Lynn are this week making canvass of the town with a view to seeing how) many shares can be dia posed of. If forty shares at ?50 eacl can he sold the rink will be built bj Dec. 15 .and will be ready for skating before Christmas. MARKETS UETHBRIDGE Mnrkot conditions today romnln un- (Ji-aln track prices, how- ever allow a strong uiiwnrd tendency. Elevator Prlc-a No. 1 Northern Is'o. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern 051; NO- No. 1 Albcrtu Red 0.03 No. 2 Alberta Fted No. 3 Alberta lied o'si; No. -I Albortn lied 0.51 HELD HIS ON TO BANTAM TITLE Digger Stanley, the legitimate Lons- dale belt bantamweight champion of England, retained his tltlo recently, by getting the decision, over Alec Laf- ferty, the bantamweight champion oC Scotland, in a twenty-round bout at the National Sporting.Club London. COBB COTTON BATTING Ty Cobb sass unless Ire gets a year from Detroit he quit the game, and become a cotton broker, which leads a fan to remark that ha should bit-about .878 cotton batting. lt JACK'S BRAIN APPEARS TO BE GETTING SOFT Thp 'Slack Noise' In Jail Tells How He Is Like Napoleon and Is a Persecuted Great Man Nov. "Johnson, the negro pugilist, spent the day In the couiity1 jail he-re, faring sumptu- ously, changing his clothes several times for the benefit of the turnkey, quoting poetry and declaring himself a persecuted great man, "like Napol- eon, Jacob, Esau and King On waking: lie demanded a light suit of clothes, on learning that, it was a line.day. suicide of his white wife a few weeks ago John- son has worn a mourning badge on the left sleeve of his numerous coats. It consists of a large black heart In crepe sewed ;to the sleeve. mourning sign means every- thing to me. It was my own idea, that he said to the turnkey, as he put on his coat over a fancy waistcoat and pink shirt Later lie declared; over his break- fast, that he would marry L-ucile Cameron, the white girl, whose mo- ther started the inquiry that brought libout the pugilist's indictment, though he had to serve a 40-year sen- tence first. Johnson put in part of the forenoon the Bible. He sent to his home for a copy of the life of Na- poleon and several volumes of Dick- ens. He declared that his own ca- reer resembled that of lionaparte. "He conquered nations and I con- quered he said. lie quoted a verse or two of a poem on Napoleon by Robert Ingersoll. All the negro's meals were brought in to him from an expensive restaur- ant. Fried chicken, mushrooms and fish were the principal articles. Who gat de most crack on dc head by far? jvewsy Lafcn-r- And spend three, four week in heea br.d, by gftr? Xcwsy Lalon Who lie on dc grass lo make ho An' piiss all do GifEord like cannon ball? de bos' man in de world, da's J Noway Lalon. J No. Albertn Red No. 1 N. W. Flax No. 2 O. W. Oats No. 3 Barley par toji Bhorts, par toa Oats, per ton, sacked w.- Holled Oats............... Butter and Dairy Creamery biittei Efigs, frosb, HoBi: Dressed, per id. .T Live, per pound Poultry: Geese, ...v Lb'o spring chickens, per lb.... Fowl ___...... Ducks ___ ,v. v.., Cattle on Steers, per pound v.- Steers, dressed, per lb Cows, per pound Cows, dressed, per pound .....4 TRACK PRICES' 0.45 0.93 0.25 0.37 21.09 23.00 26.00 27.00 0.34 e.SJ 0.45 0.11 OS VI 0.14 0.21 0.15 0.13 0.1S 0.06 .05 .It Net prices for cars of grain on track from all points .taking a 25 cent per cwt. freight rate to Port William: No. 1 Northern. 66% No. 2 Northern 62% No. 3 Northern C1VJ No. 4 No. 5......... No. 0......... Feed.......... No. 1 A. R. W. No. 2 A. R. W. No. 3 A. R. W. No. 1 N. W. Flax- No. 2 C. W. Oats No. 3 C. W. Oats 56% 51% 41% 3C1 100 23 22% 40 No. 3 Barley No. 4 Barley Other grades accepted at. spread ex. isting on date of inspection. Government weights and grades al- ways supplied. For stations of Bull's Head, Seven Persons, Wbitla, Winnlfred, Bow Is- land and Bnrdetto, 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 1U cents on wheat, flax, and barley, and cent for oats. From Kipp, Monarch, Pierce, Mac- lecd, Piegan, Brocket, Plncher, Co'w- ley. Noble, Barons, Carmangay, Wil- son Siding, Welling, Stirling; Wells Siding and New Dayton, add cent wheat, flax and barley, and 1A cent for oats. For points west of Ccwley deduct cent on wheat, flax, and barley, and cent per bushel on oats. WEDNESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Man., Nov. selling on an active market today brought about a slight fall In wheat, considering the weight of receipts and the favorable Argentine harvest outlook, prices hold remarkably firm. Oats and flax were but little changed, but on the whole weaker. There is a moderate cash demand but the big mill companies are said to be active on the markets at country points. This would indicate that they jlo riot anticipate much reduction n prices. Receipts still hold up to the high figures of the past two weeks and were 1270 cars Inspected and 1200 in sight. Cables closed: Liverpool V> to lower; Paris 1A up; Berlin lower; Budapest 2% lower and Antwerp un- changed. Wheat: Open Close November........... 85M: Sf> Jccember 81% Oats: tovomber 34% December........... 82% 32% May 35% 35% Flax: November...........125Ts 123 3ccomuer............117% May................. 123 i2l CASH Wheat: Cio-.ii N'o. 1. Northern.............. 84 y 2. Northern S2 No. 3. .Northern.............. Winter Wheat: No. 1......................... 85 No. 2........................ S2V1 No. 3......................... Oats: No. 2. C. W................. 35V4 No. 3. C. W.................. S-l Exlra No. I. Feed............. 3l'i No. 1. Feed 3' No. 2. Feed.................. Barley: Xo. 3. MINNEAPOLIS Wheat: Dr-combor............. 84 Jlay CHICAGO December'..: .May !I4 July !HJU ;