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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 'LETITBRINOE DAILY Wednesday, November 27, ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FORKMOST Notwithstanding the Esteem in Which Ritchie is Held at the Coast Hung Up Twelve New World's Marks This Year San Francisco. Cal., -Nov. i .Wolgnst anil Ritchie Tested to i day from active preparations for Ihclr Thanksgiving Day flKht. and devoted j themselves to the entfriainment of lens lis's of visitors io their trainiug camp. i TlK d n opened with the champion fctill i to 1 favorite over the local' contender, the betting odds, however, in nowise representing public senti- ment, it 'was declared. Pugilistic ernes maintain that the odds j ,al e to the form of the liners, M to account for them. t.i Commissioner C orbett said that New York, Nov. At Hie head of the 1III2 record-breakers k Gi'orire Oouldlns, sreat of Toronto. He nuns' up twelve new world's mnrks lu tills country this yfar. Ullly Kram- er. tuo cross-country chamiilon of the Loiis Islam! Athletic Club. cornea next wilh six new Ameri- can (inures to his credit. The athlete who made the most spectacular P.IK! phenomenal re- cords ivns James Tiiorpe of Cur- lisle Inili.111 school. He hung np new marks for the all-TOiiml cluiiniilr.ushlii of America and the IVmaihkm und Decathlon, the two all-rrutiu contests of Uic Olympic games. HARVARD DINNER AT PARIS Paris, Nov. Harvard club if Paris; save a dinner louitht as a jubilation over Harvard': i Commissioner Corbett said tnut money ta large lots had >afc on iven him, while the Kiicme lnu. ers kept under rova'. Referee Jim Griffin, after confer- t lie with both lighters, said last night j strict adherence to 'straight] One nsbc ry rules would be insisted j will be no wrestling or said Griffin, "and after one I or or two attempts at it, the offender j ill bt ui qualified. In case the 'topped before the end of the twen- tieth round, I will deliver a decision." Ritchie has been the idol of local mgdoin during his training. His cirap has been crowded with boxers, of whom he has Had the pick i sparring partners, while Wolgast lias kept no regular helpers cm i.aiid. All critics agree that Ritchie' is in perfect physical condition. He weigh- ed 133% pounds after his light work- out yesterday. The fight takes place at .five o' clock central time, and the llandot- Hivers bout at 4.30 central time. sor of international law at Harvard, and tills year's Harvard lecturer in France, was the guest of honor. las Angeles. Nov. Joe Mandot h not worrying a little bit over the outcome of his second meet, ing with Joe liivers at Yernon on Thanksgiving Day, is very much !u evidence around his quarters ai Doyle's camp. The.southern lavl is always full of fun. is very ambitious to work, and while not so engaged is gaily dancing around the camp. "I am feeling said .Mandot today. "In fuel, I never felt so good in my life, and taking nil things into consideration, things never shaped up better tor an opportunity to display all my boxing stuuts than they do now." When asked .what he expected to to Rivers. Joe replied that he never laid out plans in advance. "I do net claim that I will stop Riv- within any certain number of rounds." he continued, "but I do ex- pect to beat him decisively. I am training so that 1 will be prepared for any kind of a bout my opponent of- fers." DRAMATIC SCENES WHEN NEWPORT DEFEATED SOUTH AFRICAN ELEVEN "_______ PALZER WILL MEET WINNER OF BOUT Los Angeles, Nov. Palzer, the New York heavyweight, will meet the winner of the Flyn-n-McCarty fight scheduled for the Vcruon arena, on December 10, in the heavyweight elimination contest to determine the championship cf the "white hope'1 clas? Promoter McCarry has concluded negotiations 'with Tom O'Rourke, man- ager of the New York fighter, an-d the light will occur on New Year's eve. Bruce Riclpath seems to have two good men in McLehn, of Westminster, and Cameron of Port Arthur, snys tho Toronto News. Thsir reputations ook classy enough to hold them in the big league. The first rushy team in the old disallowed, Newport's lead looked country to defeat the toivring South Africans, was Newport, by a score of an old country exchange. Never was there u more dramatic finish to a. match. In the very last minute- of the first half that wonder- ful match winner. F. W. Birt, dropped a glorious goal for Newport from the "25" line, aud the home team crossed over with a four-point Ifad. The enor- mous crowd, a record one for the- New- port grounds, had gone mad with ex- citement, and those intrepid enthus- iasts who had climbed on tn the roofs of houses and 'were sitting of chimney pats looked in imminent dag- ger of broken necks. As usual in Wales, enthusiasm show ed itself in song, "and an enormous im- promptu choir, numbering at Jenst 000 voices, burst into the "Soldiers Farewell." but keen as the excitement had been it was nothing to what to follow. The South Africans, seeing that their title to their mascot, the spring- bok bead, was seriously threatened, set off at a rare pace, and for a time kept their opponents tightly penned In Newport defended desperately. They bad drawn first blood, had tak- en the lead, and they meant to hold it tight. But after a desperate strug- gle, Stegmann liatl the .jail, shot through the Welshmen, handed to Morkel as he drew near the full-back, and llorkel grounded the ball right tiehind the posts. Luyt took kick, and when the impetuous Welsh- men rushed out and the charge was gone'. Very deliberately Luyt took the kick but to everyone's amazement the ball went wide, and Newport still led by four points to three. Now the South Africans fairly ran over Newport. Stegmann crossed She- line, but his fool had gone into touch. Then II. Luyt. looked a certain scorer, but was pulled down just in time. Newport held on grimly. At last, heeling out on thur own line, the ball went to Birt, and a wonderfully fine kick found touch and brought relief to the harassed Welshmen. A cheer greeted the plucky' de-fenders and grew to" thunderous proportions. Wet- ter, the Newport centre, had gathered the ball and cut through. The Afri- cans were at sixes aud sevens for the moment, and Wetter jnmted over the back's head and over the Hue. A des- perate race for the ball ensued. A South African reached the spot first, but the ball bounced away from htm, and Birt, that opportunist, just reach- ed it in time and touched down be- hind the posts and then converted his own try. The crowd went mad for a time. This goal spelt victory, for there were only three minutes now to go, and Newport led by nine points to three. IE was impossible for the Springboks to score twice in three minutes. The South Africans were entertain- ed at dinner by the Newport Athletic Club, when the mascot of the South Africans, a springbok's head, was pre- sented to the Newport Club as the first side to defeat them. FOOTBALL Seconil nirminghnm Wolverhamiiton Lincoln City Notts Forest Clapton Orient___ linrnley nil City........ Preston Xorth End Fuibam Leeds City Barnsley Cii'imsby Town Leicester Fosse ladders field..... :lnry ilackpool Stockport Bradford Glossop ARE YOUR SUSPENDERS INSURED? With every Suspenders your Dialer fa iuithomw! to sivc one year's Free Insurance asamst nnr-inc, tirealuiiKor value, ell t See Colds tilde I No strain buttons safe, llustlew metals can'l tucUu. Al ncolcr'a posljnM (or Me. THE KING SUSPENDER CO. TORONTO, CAN. (Compiled to and inclmtlns names of November 23rd) First Division I1. Aston Villa........ ir, .Manchester (Mty Shellleld Wed. ninckbura Hovers West Urdmwlch A. Bolton Wanderers Newcastle United Derby County ___ Slinderland...... Oldham Athletics Kverton r.radford Liverpool Manchester U. ___ Mlddlesboro..... SUeflleld United Chelsea Nuts County Woohvich Tottenham Divis P. 1" 1-1 14 1-1 II 15 11 14 15 VI 13 H II 14 13 Southern wiudon Crystal Palace -Queens Park R. Reading Exeter Watford Milwall.......... Plymouth West Ham Portsmouth Coventry Brighton Mertiyr ___ i----- Northampton..... Norwich Gillinghaul...... Bristol Rovers Stoke........... Southampton..... Brentford League P. W. L. I-I 9 3 14 7 3 fi 2 s 15 (i 5 in r. c 13 7 4 13 C 4 .14 C 5 1! 5 4 14 6 S .14 15 14 14 5 4 5 S -1 fi 4 C, 15 3 7 14 5 S 14 3 S 15 4 11 la 15 13 12 12 11 II 111 11 10! 9 S Rangers Celtics Hearts Clyde Aberdeen Morton St. Mirren Falkirk..... Airdvieonions Kilmarnock Motherwell Hamilton Ralth Rovers Hibernians Dundee Third Lanark League P. W. L. 14 10 2 14' 3 14 S 4 15 7 4 16 7 5 15 7 5 13 f. 4 14 a 3 15 5 B 10 4 7 15 3 5 15 5 7 t; 6 4 6 3 7 14 5 14 15 15 Skating has already made its 1912- 13 bow to the pleasure-seekers of Lethbridge. Last night at Henderson Lake, a number of the younger set were tint cutting figure eights for first time this season. The ice was smooth, but hardly thick en-, ough to ensure safe skating, ami as a result three stag figure-eight artists, who were the vicinity of the bridge, crashed through the thin crust, and suffered a cold ducking. The ice was safe enough close to shore but hazardous in the. middle. Wagner Still the Boss Al Y1CA Pittsburg Veteran Has Not Hit Below .300 in 16 Years SCOTCH WHISKY "BLACK a ITS There was abundance of good short- stopping during the season of but it was mostly done ;by the veter- ans. Although the minor leagues were combed for good shortstops during the fall and winter, and a platoon of young shoristoppers tried their skill on southern fields, not one youug man. showed up with such impressive style that he was given rank amoTi'g the truly great ones of the game. The old hoys were tho when you count every point of all- I'onnd value to his team, the oldest one of all, Honus Wagner, takes the crown. The only slowing up to he seen in Wagner's work during 1912 was in his failure to steal as many bases as in earlier years, and even then, few, if any of the other shortstops swiped any more cushions. The great old Dutchman still Ilit hard aad often witlt the usual pro- portion C'f .long wallops where they canntsd most. As for bis shortstop- ping, there was no flaw in his style j or execution. j In that clumsy, lumbering hut effective way he continued to get over acres of ground, handled every i kind of drive as well as ever, and, In j summarizing it all, was just llonus i Wagner, meaning that he w-as the best of them all. I Wagner's 16-Year Record O. A.B. (11 241 H. For sale toy ai! good dealers. P. 0. Toronto, Sole Agent in 1-1S 14-1 1-17 MO 151 150 591 5J9' B2S 55G 53S D12 4no 648 510 615 DCS 485 5511 473 R. 38 S3 SO ISO 107 201 JIM! 132 171 ion 175 ISO 201 KiS 178 158 .343 .350 .350 .340 .339 .350 .354 .320 .334 .326 Indoor baseball lias secured a solid foothold at the Y. M. C. A., and during the next month the boom as no other game has boomed there be- fore. A league of four teams is he- tug foriiKd, which will include the Business and Senior classes, the Dor- mitory boys and a school team. There is a lot of fun playing indoor baseball. It is a fast aud furious game, without being necessarily rough. The "Y" patrons are taking to" it like ducks to water. -When the first league game is announced, no one should miss see. ing the teams in action. The gym- nasium gallery is thro'wn open to the pnBlic without charge. Indoor baseball will hold sway un- til the New Year, then it is the desire of the nhysicial instructor, Mr. Gil- more to have basketball hold the boards. Ottawa, Nov. before his departure for the coast, Fred Taylor, who v.-as accompanied by Carl Ken- dall, of the New Euinburghs, gave one of his principal reasons for de- serting the Ottawa club in the crisis. Taylor turned down big terms from Bruce Ridpath yesterday, though the Torontos offered him much more than the Patricks. "I am sorry to leave Ottawa, and have nothing but the best of words for tbe Ottawa club." said Taylor, "but I happen to know for a fact that I would not have been permitted to play with them this season. Why, Sain Ijichtenheim owns one of the Toronto clubs aud I learned that their plot was to send me to Toronto. The Ottawas could not liave secured my services under any circumstances. Lichtenliei.m is running the league be- cause he controls at the very least two of the clubs absolutely. I don't like' the idea of being bought, sold and ordered from place to place like a slave. I've always tried to be on the square with hockey and every other kind of sport, and have done my best for that I had the pleasure to play for; but under the circumstances, I could not conscien- tiously stay In the east this winter." FOUGHT FOURTEEN ROUNDS TO DRAW Totals 21C9 8238 1502 2S29 .343 WOLGAST DOESN'T LOOK GOOD A3 A WELTERWEIGHT No One Takes Him Work Cut Out in His Own Division San Francisco, Nov. fans here are not, inclined to take serious- ly the announcement made, by Ad Wolgast that he- will attempt to right his way through the welterweight di- vision if he succeeds in defending his title against Willie Ritchie on Thanks- giving Day. "The pugilistic dope shows that Ad has his work cut out for him hi his cwn dedarcfl one veteran of the ring game. "Roth Rivers aud Mandot gave him all he could attend to, and he will have to Riv.c these two boys a decisive licking licfcre light funs err.'ieedo that lie IB still Iho best man In the lightweight division. has never been eager to give away welkin Io anyone, and It door, not look that he would do so 'now, whore [iiere is gnivo doubt as to his ability to Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. Brown, of Yorkj ami Phil Brock, of Cleveland, fought fourteen rounds to a draw last liiglit, according to a newspaper decision. The bout was the roughest ever seen here, and when the gong rang at the finish the uproar was so groat tiiaL the combatants korji right on pasting each other. Both men were badly punished. They weighed in at 13S pounds each. BRICKLEY COMES OF AGE Harvard Football Star Just 21 Years Old Makes Good In His First Try- out on Crimson 'Varsity Chicago, Nov. Edward Brickley, .atar of the Harvard fcoLball eleven, and hero of the Yale game on Saturday will have occasion to cele- brate hla brilliant work on the grid- iron season, as today was bia 2lsL anniversary. JUH twenty-one years ago Brickloy was born in Boston, Mass. As a foot- ball hero, his work attracted attention when a member of Ihe Everett High school eleven of Boston. lie entered Harvard last your, awl shortly after bis nintriculailoii wns elor.tod cnptaiu of the freshman team. This fnll lie was Riven a iryont, and from the out- sot, made good. HriciUey is u natural ilrop and hy dlMgunt prac.tlcu lias accuracy, MARKETS LETHBHIDGE MARKETt Wheat prices on the local market today reveal a decllno of two cent, while barley, oats and fiaz remain un- changed. Elevator Prices No. 1. Northern 58 No. 2. Northern............... No. 3. Northern............... fil No. 4......................... 4tj No. 5......................... as No. i. Alborta-Rcd 58 No. 2 .Alberta Hod i No. 3. Alberta Red 51 No. -I. Alberta lieil -1C No. 5. Alberta Ited...........i S8 per ton............ 11.01 Bborli, per ton 23.00 Oati, per ton. lacktd........ 26.00 Kolled Oatb 27.W Butttr and Egfa: Dairy butter............. 0.34 Creamery buttet t.N ESKS, fresh..............- 0.45 Hoiii: Dressed, ptr Ih............. IJvei per pound.......... Poultry: Goeje, nt O.U O.SJ Live spring chickens, per lb.... 0.15 Fowl 0.13 Ducks 0.1S Cattle on r-tocT: Steers, per pound O.Oli Steers, dressed, per It) O.lUi Cowa, per pound Cows, dressed, per pouad Hldoi: Green, per ID........ 0.0! to O.Offt1 uured............ 0.09 to 0.03% Dry................ O.iO to 0.15 .Sheep pelt, each........ 0.36 to 0.75 Shtsp: Live, per cwt. Droned, per 11.M New potatoes, pet t-'f Beets, per lb...............u.tW Carrota, per lb.............0.03 Turnips, per ib. ;.i.., G.01 Onlona, per Ik.. to .01 TRACK PRICES Net prices for cars of grain on track from- all points taking a 25 cent per cwt. freight to. Fort William-. No. 1 Northern................ No. 2. Northern.............. 60 No. 3. Northern No. 4......................... 82 No. 55........................ 4-1 No. 6......................... 37% Feed......................... 33 No. A. R. W.................. No. 2. A. R. W................ No. 3. A. H. W................ 57% No. 2. C. W............ 23 Extra No. 1. Peed 23 No 1 Feed 23 No. 2. Feed................... 21 Flax......4................... ill No. 3. Barley 38 No. 4. Barley 27 Other grades accepted at spread ex- isting on date of inspection. Government weights and grades ai. wftys supplied. For stations of Bull's Head, Seven Persons, Whltla, Winnlfred, Bow fs- land and Burdette, add to the above prices cents oh wheat, fins, and barley, and 1 cent for oats. From Grassy Lake, Purple Springs. Taber, Barnweli, Chin, and Coaldale, add 1M cents on wheat, flax, and barley, and cent for oats. From Klpp, Monarch, Pierce, Mac- leod, Piegan, Brocket, Pincher, Cow- ley, Noble, Barons. Wil- son Siding, Welling. Stirling, Wells Siding and New Dayton, add cent on wheat, flax and barley, .and Vi cent for oats. For points west of Cowley deduct ?i cent on wheat, flax, and barley, and 4 cent per bushel on oats. Winnipeg Markets Wheat: No. 1......................... No. 2......................... No. 3. Oats: No. 2. C. W............. Barley: No. 3................. No. 4................ close S014 77 Vi 76 31% 44 40 WAR SCARE TROUBLES MARKETS Chicago, 111., Nov. runiora gave wheat today an upturn. Free selling, however, brought about a re- .ctioli. The opening ranged from lower to advance. May started at 90 to varying from Vi decline to n gain of H, rose to and fell back to Oats hardened with other grains. May, which started unchanged to a sixteenth higher at to climbed to 32V4. EASTERN. HOCKEY PLAYERS BEATING IT TO WtST Sibby Nlcol the Latest Acquisition of the May Not Go Montreal, Nov. exodus of eastern hockey players'to'the west continues, and tonight Jimmy Gard- nor, who will again manage the New Westminsters, last year's champions, vcB for the coast. Along with him will go Sihby Nicol, the former Sham- rock player, who made a big reputa- tion on the coaat last winter. Pitrie Doubtful Although Pltrle Is said to have sign- ed wilh the Quebec club, the western- L'rs have not. ycl. given up hope of the French-CaniKllaii solus west. ;