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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta rage 6 THE LET111HMDG1.; DAILY HERALD Monday, ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS Famous Varsity Team Tasted Bitter Dregs at Ottawa in Intercollegiate Final Ottawa, Nov. defeated 'Varsity by 14 to 3 on Saturday after- noon, after one of the greatesi strug- gles in the history of the Football union, qualifying incidentally to meet the Toronto Argonauts in the semi- final for the Canadian title and the Grey Cup. ALERTS TO GO INTO FINALS Defeated Toronto Saturday at Queen City in Rough Tussle Toronto, Nov. work, free fights, and police interference were, features of the game in which the Alerts of Hamilton defeated the Toroutos by 9 to T yesterday at 'Var- sity stadium. By winning the O. R. F. U. Senior championship, the Al- erts go into the finals for the Canad- ian championship. Both teams 'were confident of vic- tory. The field was wet and slip- pery in spots and there was a wind from the southwest. ROSS LOWERED PALZER'S COLORS Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. Ross, of Newcastle, Pa., outboxed Al. Palzar, of Iowa, iu a six-round bout last night at the Olympic Athletic Club. Ross brought blood from Pal- zer's nose by a hard left without stag, goring Palzer. The latter did good "work in the clinches, but was miabte to overcome the lead Ross obtained by his cleverness. The latter weigh- ed 194 pounds and Palzer 220. LOUIS CYR, WHOSE DEATH OCCURRED IN MONTREAL, PERFORMED MANY EXTRAORDINARY FEATS IN WEIGHT LIFTING The dentil of Louis Cyr, which occurred in Montreal, marked the passing of world's champion strong man who was for years one of the best known flsuvos in (lie world of athletics. Death came utter an illness from which hi- had suffered more or less for tho past 12 years. Louis Cyr was one of the strongest men the has ever known and in Ms prime was a magnificent specimen of a physically well-developed man. Mt, was born at at. Cyrien, Quebec. 49 years ago. lie started his career as a man in 1SS2. In Richard K. Fox. the noted sporting man of New York, took him under his management ami exhibited him in al! the European capitals slid in Lomirai the Canadian aihlete met the world's most renowned strong men. He e.-'.sily defeated thoui in fells of strength and established an record by lifting with his shoulders a platform bear- in- a weight of pounds. Iu ISSS he bent his own record in Uoston by lii'iins a platform carrving IS men. weishius iu all 4.300 pounds. He subse- quenth- gave, exhibitions of His marvelous strength in all tho leading cities ami towns of Canada and the Suites. lie could all the principal smuts of the average strong man with a large number others could accomplish. Cyr was for a short time employed on tho jlontreal police force before becoming a professional athlete. His srent strensih was tirst revealed to him while in that position and in encounters with several rough characters and tougbs in that city he first realized what au exceplional power ho possessed. Any ordinary man he could just pick up and shake like a terrier would a The bad men of Montreal soon learned to give him a wide berth. He could handle with ease and raise above his shoulder, dumb-bells that few athletes iu the world could lift off the ground and that, no ordinary man could stir. He was a man of tine mlflligon.ce. well educated-and spolte French and English with fluency. He was a most genial and kindly man socially and made hosts of friends everywhere he went, being a man of splendid moral character and in every respect a model athlete of which Can- adians were justly proud. He was beloved by his family and relatives and the idol of his French compatriots. HE'S AFTER TAYLOR Former Well-Known Grappling Artist Looking for Match A. M. Olson, once a well-knowa wrestler in this vicinity, is anxious to try conclusions with Jack Taylor. Olson Is a powerful and heavy man, and when follow- ing the game more ardently than at present, he was good enough to go against the best of Uie grap- plers. He thinks he can get back into shape and defeat Taylor. His weight is now in the vicin- ity of 240 pounds. Some beef. CHURCH BOYS INDOOR BASEBALL CHALLENGE HOCKEY MEETING THIS EVENING There will be a meeting of the Lethbridge 'Hockey League this evening in the store of T. C. Rldpath, Sixth street. The question of a rink will be the main topic, and all clubs of the league are particularly re- quested to have a representa- tive on hand. The Knox Bible class here- by issue a challenge to the St. Andre'w's Church boys to a game of indoor baseball at the Y. M. C. A., on Tuesday even- ing at 8.30. INDOOR BASEBALL MAKES HIT AT "Y" Indoor baseball holds sway at the Y. M. C. A. just now, and it is making a big bit with the members. Every- body is getting into the game. It is no juvenile pastime, by any means, and the oldest members are taking a lot of fun out of it. The diamond is perfectly marked out, du-e to the ex- ertions of Physical Instructor Gilmore, who is pushing the game ahead, and making it one of the head-liners of "gym." sports. The gymnasium isjiot over spacious for indoor baseball, but that, apparently, is no drawback, judging by the keen zest with which the players enter into the game. GLASGOW OVERWHELMED London, Nov. Uni- versity defeated Glasgow Academicals by 34 points to nil, in a rugby game today. OLD COUNTRY FOOTBALL London, Nov. are re- sults of the league football games played today: First Division Bolton Wand 3; Middlesborough 2. Bradford C. 1; W. Bromwich A. 0. Chelsea 0; Sheffield Wednesday 4. Liverpool 0; Notts County 0. Manchester City 1; Sunderland 0. Newcastle U. Derby County 4. Sheffield U. 4; Tottenham II. 0. Woolwich Arsenal 0; Everton 0. THIS is the "Convertible" that's gentle- man's Overcoat, dressy, practical, comfortable, and convertible without any fussy attachments. It takes the Fit-Reform fore- most make so perfect a garment. Let us demonstrate its superiority on your own shoulders, ew McKELVIE McGUIRE, Second Division Bristol City 0; Blackpool 0. Burnley 5; Fulham 0. Clapton Orient 2; Leeds city 0. OIossop 2; Grimsby Town. 0. Hull City 2; Bury 0. Leicester F. 0; W. 1. Nolls Forest 3; Birmingham 1. Preston North End -1; Barnsley 0. Stockport County 1; Bradford 0. Lincoln C. 3; Huddersfield Town 1. Southern League Westham U. 1; Queen's Park R. 0. Exeter City 1; Brentford 0. Coventry City 1; Oillingham 2. Brighton H. A. 2; Northampton 1 2; Norwich City 0. Crystal Palace S; Southampton 0. Plymouth Argyle 2; Stoke 0. Swindou Town Rovers 2. Heading (I; Jlerlhyr C. Irish League Ijiulicld I; Belfast Celtic 0. Cliftonville 0: Shelborne 0, Rohuif-nians 4; Glentorian 1. (llroncrnn. 2; Tritonville 0. Distillery 1; Derry Celtic 0. Scottish League Abcnlcen Parlick Thistle 1. Airdrieraiana 0; Haiti! Rovers 1. Queen's Park 0; Celtic 1. Clyde 2; Hamilton Academicals 1. Dundee (I; Morton 3. Mulhenvell Falliirk -I. Hearts 2; St. Mirreii 0. Kilimirnock 0; Hibernians 1. Rangers 2; Third Lanark 1. Rugby London 10; South Africa 28. Oxford 17; (i. Xeath fl; Swansea, 0. London Scottish 35; Harieijulns 3. Cambridge U. 16; 0. M. Taylors Cardiff 3; Newport 3'. niackheath 14; Richmond fi. Old Merchant T. 5; Yorkshire 25. Country Games Cornwall lievonbhire 0. Glouslcr lit; Somerset Suninrliind 13; Cheshire 3. Leicester HWoutry 0. SUSPEITOS Never know they're on men, Look nt simple construction. No pulleys, no harness, "EZK" cords slide from side to side. No up and down tug- ging on buttons. Free shoulders, smooth shirt, buttons secure, rusi-proof, metals can't strain. Hi stamped "EHE" refuse imitations. Guaranteed abso- lutely for 1 year. The biggest suspender in Oamuhi, At Your Dealer's or Postpaid for 50 cents THE KING SUSPENDER CO., TORONTO. CAN. AMERICAN RUGBY Weil Minnesota 0; 1C. Chicago 10; Illinois II. Iowa 1-1; Ames 0. Purdue 81; lioso 1'oly 0. East Michigan 20; Cornell 7. West Point 15; Tufts College C. Brown 21; Williams 12. Western 11..7; Ohio West Hyan 0. Vandcrhllo 23; Central 0. Ohio State 0; Peun. State 37. Aberdeen 10; Case Navy 40; A. 0. Harvard 3; Dartmouth 5. NAPOLEAN LAJOIE PAYS ELOQUENT TRIBUTE TO "SMOKY JOE" WOOD Napoleon Lajoie, who has faced fill kinds of pitchers since he made his bow in major league company back in 1S9G. says tliat Joe Wood of the Boston Red Sox never 1ms been equalled. Lajoie, one of the biggesi batsmen in the American league this year, when asked the other day to tell just why the Red Sox twirler is in a class by himself, replied: He's everything development, stamina, iron nerve ami brains, also natural pitching skill. Wood excels in knowing how to pitch to different batsmen. His hef.dwork Is one of the reasons why lie is at the head of the class. Mo believes in mixing 'em up, which in my opinion is the most effective'method employed to deceive hitlers. Look over the records, and you'll find tliat the most successful pitchers in any kind of company have learned the knack of mixing the East with the slow ones without altering their delivery. "Wood looks like the swiftest pitcher "I've ever faced. He seems to have more speed than Amos Rusie, Rube Wuildell, Rube JMarquard, Walter Johnson and others I could name. Yet he de- velops this wonderful speed with an easy overhand motion which enables him to keep his balance and control the course of the ball. It is not exaggerating it a bit when 1 say that at times I have been unable to see Wood's fast ball as it sped over the plate. "With the same overhand motion Wood can pitch a tantalizing slow kind that looks as if it never would reach the plate. Then he can a wide curve ball, delivered with the same motion, which is a bird. Wood didn't have this curve last year, but it suddenly came to him when the Red Sox were training in the south last spring. He's perfected it since so that it's about the quickest breaking ball I've ever tried to hit. Wood has all the American league batsmen tabbed. overlooks a fault." Princeton and Yale Tie Princeton, N.J., Nov. ami Yale met in their annual football game on University field today, and played each other to a six to six tie. j So evenly were tho teams matched, that neither had the jiowor to rush the ball to a touchdown. Each team put up a stonewall defence, and all i the scoring was on goals from the field and a gout from place-meut. The result of the struggle was imsat- isfacrory to both sides, and especial- i ly to tho thousands of Princeton rooters, who saw the game slip from their hands in the last few minutes of play. Harvard Saves for Yale Cambridge, Mass., Nov. vtird, using only a part of its offen- sive tactics, defeated Dartmouth to- day by a score of 3 to 0. -Harvard i played, a conservative game, its prifl- clpal batteries of attack'hemg kept to be used, against Yale in the annual game at New Haven next Saturday.. AMERICAN BEAT ENGLISHMAN Paris, Nov. Smith, an Am- rican middleweight fighter, defeated Harry Mansfield, an Englishman, here tonight. "CHARLEY'S AUNT" DEAD London, Nov. Sydney Pcnley, of "Charley's Aunt" and "Pri- vate Secretary" fame, one of the best- known'comedians on the British stage is dead, aged sixty-o-ne. A FALLING STAR Carlisle Indians Beaten Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. Play- ing a fast game from the 'beginning, the Uniyersity of Pennsylvania's foot- ball team gained a victory over the Carlisle Indians this afternoon by the score of 34 to 26. Michigan Played Open Game Ann Arbor, Nov. shifting from the old fashioned game to brilliant open play, (Michigan scor- ed two to each .down and. closed the season with a 20 to 7 victory over Cornell. Wisconsin Champions .Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. consin proved tho superior football machine to Minnesota here today, and .tonight the title of football cham- pions of the "big last year held by Minnesota, belong to the husky el- even from Madison, Wis. The score was Wisconsin, 14; Minnesota, 0. BAR EATONS FROM 0. H. A. DON'T WANT TEAMS IN THAT BODY BEARING COMMERCIAL NAMES AGAINST EATON MILL Toronto, Nov. the Ontario Hockey association this morning, a motion was passed ttot to allow teams to enter under commercial names. Eaton's arc tlve only team with a commercial name, and they declare they 'will not enter under any other name. The meeting also found there was no foundation Tor the charges hud against Easton's. Eyes on Allan Cup MARKETS LETHBRIDGE Elevator Prices Local market grain prices today show u decline oi two cents, while llax has dropped somewhat. There is also u [ailing oil iii the price ot No. 3 Uarlcy. Klevator Prices No. 1 Northern 5fl No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 1 48 No. 5........................................ -12 No. 1 Alberta Ileil M No. 2 Alberta Keel C.li No. 3 Alberta Hell 53 No. '1 Alberta Kcil -18 No. 5 Alberla Keil '12 No. 1 N. Flax 88 No. 2 C. W. Oats................... 35 No. 3 Uai'lev........................... 35, TRACK PRICES Net prices for cars of grain on track from all points taking a 25 cent per cwt. freight rale to Port William: No. 1 Northern C4J No. 'I Northern lilt No. Northern........................ 59 No. -1 5li% No. 51% No.. 6 41% Feed No. 1 A. R. W....................... tiH No. 2 A. R. W.................... Blvi No. 3 A. H. W. 59 No. 1 N. W. Flax................... D7J No. 3 C. W. Oats................... 22} No. 3 C. No. 3 Barley.............'.. 40 No. 4 Harlcy........................... 331- Other grades accepted at spread ex. Istlng on date of Inspection. Government weights and grades al- ways supplied. For stations of Bull's TIead, Seven Persons, Whitla, Winnifred, Bow la- land and Bnrdette, add to the above prices 1% cents on wheat, flax, and barley, and 1 ceut for pats. From Grassy Lake, Purple. Springs, Taber, Barnwell, Chin, and Conldale, add H4 cents on wheat, flax, and barley, and cent for oats. For points west of Cowley deduct cent on wheat, flax, and barley, and cent per bushel on oats. MONDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Liverpool opened weaker Americans advanced, and notwithstanding heavy receipts, were decidedly strong, clos- ing higher.' European news is consid- ered bullish anil reports arc of bad weather and consequent damage in Argentine. Weather conditions are ideal for transportation and the railway com- panies have never had better oppor- tunities to rush grain along. Re- ceipts are maintaining the high fig- ures of .the last two weeks, inspec- tions for days, cars with 1200 in sight. Cables closed Liverpool J to up, Paris to H up, Berlin j up, Buda- pest II up, Antwerp ft lower. Cash and export demand are improving. Open Close tnis year than last, and will make efforts to brim; hack the Allan Cup from Winnipeg. Nov.......- Dee........ May Nov....... Dec........ May Flax- Nov....... Dec........ Slay Cash Prices No. 1 N'or................... No. 2 Nor................... No'. 3 Nor................... Winter No. 1 No. 2 No. ;i............................. Oats- No. 2 C. W................. No. 1 N. W.................. Minneapolis S3? sot 3-1 34-J 83J 80 J SnJ- 34 3H- 34} 1.201- 1.21 1.131 1.13J 1.171 771 84 SI 78.L 81J Chicago 81 J 87} SliJ 92 E- CHAS. "GABBY" STREET The once famous catcher of the Washington club, as a bio leaguer, Is 'nl! In." The talkative backstop Is now being jockeyed among the minor league of the country. Besides bolno1 famous for the speed with which he could wag hla tongue, Charlie was celebrated for being the only catch'ell who was ever nble to catch a ball dropped from Waihlngton'i w-men'i. Street was sold to Chattanooga by the etuk No American race honse has won as much as but Domino was not far away from it, says RacinK Form. In Ityijrlish racing six horses have won more than that great sum. In all tnrf history Isinulass stands ac- credited with winning the most money. Yet to do this he was cnly started in twelve races, of which he won eleven and was second in the other. Mis one solitary dokat was in the Lancaster Plnte at. Man- which ha failed to concede Haeburn ten pounds afld was beaten a length. That was when he was a 3. year-old. That year he won the 1000 guineas Derby, St. Leger and the New- market stakes. As a 2-year-old he won a maiden plate ot. Newmarket, the Now stakes at Ascot and the Middlo Newmarket, Eclipse Htakeg at Sandown Park and the 000 Jocltey Club stakes at Newmnrket, llfl only started 'Once the followim; year and then won the Ascot cold cup. lie wns a tromemlcus race horse mid a fiiieccssfttt sire when retired to the stud. THE CHICAGO MARKET Chicago, Ills., Nov. unfavorable weather in Argentina put strength into wheat al the outset to- day the market later succumbed to the influence of big receipts I northwest and southwest. In addi- tion world shipments were larircr llinr, bad been looked for and export nvand unimportant. The oprning was lower to i and higher. May started at and i to Dig, un- changed to i and 1 up, but dropped to OH and Oats displayed relative lirmncss en account of covering by shouts. May, which opened n sixteenth down to a like advance, at to 32, held around the 'last named level. Subsequently landing of British troops at Constantinople brought a decided rally, notwithstanding a heavy increase of the visible supply. The close was nervous with May i and net higher at LIVERPOOL LIVESTOCK MARKET Liverpool, Nov. Itogers Co. cable that thuin was n brisk trade fit. Itlrkenhead todny, good cattle im- perially belli K In domand' and Sut.iir- day's prices were well maintainnd at 11 V4 lo cents per pound for Irish steers ;