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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TITO HERALD October 2, I ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS JACK TAYLOR OUTCLASSED WASEM Gained Two Straight Falls With Hammerlock in 1.05 and .23 When Oscar Wasem jumped to the footlights ai the Majestic Theatre last night, and passionately exclaimed: "I was beaten fairly, ami by a better there was nobody in the crowd Vho seemed anxious to take issue TVith him on that point. Taylor cer- tainly outclassed Wasem when it came to real wrestling, and out of ifce hour and twenty-eight minutes of Diat work-there was oiily about fifteen minutes of grappling worth looking at, "but in that period of time .the local Lusky maoYuis smaller opponent look Tery much like The Inferior man. Taylor gained the two tails neces- iarj- to win the match by the crucial 5iammerlo'ck hold, the first in and the second iu -3. U is probable thai the match would have been decided in lightning Lime in Taylor's favor had W-as- emTbeen willing to go to the mat with liis; opponent. Wasem preferred to etnnd up and wrestle; much to the chagrin of the spectators, who soon became sick of the lock-horn method of grappling. They are all right for a Tvfliie, and" are good for variety's hut when prolonged'the fans are apt to a long face and vent their opinions, which they not back- Tvard in doing last night. For fifty- five minutes the pair locked horns, standing on their feet, exchanging a series head and. arm holes, and occasionally attempting a trick or two that ended in nothing. "When they eventually did 50 down, it was only a matter of Taylor secur- ing a Rood hold, and it was all off with After attacking Wasem front_the rear, Taylor secured a wrist liold, iThich he was successful ia turn- ing into a hammerlock, which did the irick after a game struggle on the part Wasem. Tile second fall was secured with a grip identical with the first in every particular. After Taylor had won the first fall ihe wrestlers rested for fifteen min- utes Tvent at it again. 'Wrfs- em seemed anxious to mis matters, and make things interesting for Tay- lor, but they again stood on their feet 1 and hntted for a prolonged spell. They didn't go down for seventeen minutes. At that tim-e Taylor brouh't his man to the floor by a sudden; unexpected leg chancery. Taylor .immediately, went Biter the hold that proved Wasem's undoing -in the first session, and was not long in getting -what he was after.! he g'ot'it'fh'e crowd" knew it was j all over with Waseni, and got ready to leave.' "Five minutes from the time: they went down Wasem was a defeat- i ed man. There was a squabble about cos- fumes before the match. Taylor ia- EiEted that Wasem discard his short trunks for long tights. This Wasem refused to do, until it became appar-, ent that there would be no match un- BLACKLIST PAPKE Illinois Thunderbolt Wouldn't Bon Because Crowd Was Small New York. Oct. rapke re- fused to meet Frank of 1'ro'v- hience, in. a scheduled ten-round bout, hero lust night, because there was "not enough money in the house." Frank S. O'Neill, of the State Ath- letic Commission, declared that the body would undoubtedly blacklist Papko here. Papfce is due to sail for Franco to- day to meet George Carpemlcr. the French middleweight champion. Com- missioner O'Neill said that ha would cable the federation of French boxing clubs fn Paris, urging it to assist in disciplining Papkc. IIM'CORBETT WENT UNDER SERIES" OPERATION M'GRAWLOOKS HIS RIVALS CORNWALL EASY MARKS FOR THE NEW WESTMINSTER CUP HOLDERS Salmonbellies Played Rings Around Eastern Challengers for Minto Trophy the Emblem of the Canadian Lacrosse Championship--The Score was 15 to 8 --Another Game New Westminster, Oct. a i run up a tremendous total had they, Westminster .team was going at its margin of eight goals, New i host- in the lirst period (He visitors' stcr lacrosse team took the measure o[ tlie Cornwall Minto cup Tlie factory town Irani was willing1 division after Unit lirst :niers out. They j "ash iu the pan, were unable to gel but that let His Star Pitchers Were Trounced in His Absense era at the lioyal City exhibition this ,jle nmtch W118 afternoon and convinced eight tlioils-' g[ ;J conlcst Uuul rfcont :muywlicro near Westminster's net in that period. tllvfc. .____- ''''il! ga'nu was played in the rain and enthusiasts who saw tile farcical Winnipeg! 'I'1' not help to improve the display that the national lacrosse un- Vancouver, the only dilTemico Jic-1 of the sport. Tlie field in cun- Icn champions had absolutely no right; in sequence became very slipiiery and to be on. the sanie liclil with the Sal-1 holders scored at almost every j the treacherous tooting lent a ludi- mon Hellics. .The one-sided opportunity, 'ai'id today the Minlo crous feature to tlio fanse that cans- ended with the score 15 to 7, but, nlev piled up that did not represent the merits nf a wimling lcaa iet the two clnbs, for the Westminster up tilt. challengers to players loafed all through the three-quarters and could easily last have seclln. AUSTRALIAN TEAM OUTPLAYING THE AMERICAN XI. The first period ended with the score seven to one against Cornwall. The challengers notched the first goal Philadelphia, Oct. 1. James J. Corbett, former heavyweight chain-: Of ilis aion pugilist, was operated on forap-i 'DOXi itis iu the <'eft'crson hospital lere tonight. It was found that Corbett was suffering from puritan- tis and his condition was critical. Late tonight, however, New York, Oct. John J. McGraw, of the New York Giants, went over to Washington today to size up the Hoston tied Sox. With these teams due to begin the world series struggle here just a weok i hence, the "Napoleonic" manager took one of the earliest opportunities on'ere.i him to study his opponents. He was expected to pay-particular attention to the tactics o! -lake Stahl, the Hoston leader, with whom______ McCJraw matches managerial wits in! the big games. He had no opportun-' New York, Oct. Australian. 0, 0-( j ity, study the pitchmguih cricket eleven began a two-day match Joe Wood, for Stahl put Hedient, ono against an All New York liiteen to- second strong men, into the day at the Staten Island Cricket i club grounds and outplayed the local may best the spectators considerable merri- C'ormvall II. Smith A. Thompson Position Cioal Point Cover-point T. Clifford First Defence Somervtlle T. Uennie Second Defence of the trame through careless work }jy the cup holders' defence, but for the j F. Degan remainder ot the period they were I never able to make a showing, tor E the champions were playing great' lacrosse. After the. first .period BsVor' Westminsters took it easy, and J Third Defence though they had chalices .galore to: F. Cnnvmings score, they did not Center It was very charitable display. Just what sort of n game it be understood by a Westminster Hun Clark J. Howard was .jtl JicG raw's absence JMatqiiard and nieu at all points- of the game. The at the "penalty list." Matt Barr Tesreau, lwo of the star pitchers who weather was fair, hut the wicket be- j and Harry Godfrey hung up what are bnins groomed for the world's came crumbly after the first hour of is probably a record for a Min- series, went down to defeat bv Pliila- P'ay aiut tills favored ilie bowlers, to cup game by not handing out a dctphia. It -was a shock to the ard- Tlie visitors went first to bat and play whatever. Westminster did not t was reported that he was resting ent [alis to a second division team ran up 157 runs in their lirst in- need to resort to strenuous methods comfortably and was in no immediate hunch hits In three innings and finish ninys against 53 [or New York. Aus-i'to handle ihe easterners, while the danger. fwith a score- of 9 to 3 against their tralia elected to go on with the Cornwall hoys did not to C'orbett was hilled io "appear dur- favorites for world's honors. Mar- ng the week at a local theatre. He qiurd had to IIP taken out in the fifth lomplained of pain at his first ap- and "Big Jeit" Tesreau did even earatice on Monday and yesterday worse work, aUouini; seven hits and is former sparring partner, .Mm Da- four bases balls. It was uray 0 ray Began G. Ronnie II. Gilford D. Spring MARKETS L6THBRIDQE MARKET! There are no changes to record in the condition of tile local market lo- day. tip. I Northern No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern......................... No. 1....................................... No. 0.17 No. 1 Alherla Hed O.Ut! No. 2 Alberta Ked O.IM No. li Alberta Hed U.til No. Alherla Hed 0.36 No. fi Alberta Ited 0.47 Dairy 0.31J Bran, per ton............ 21.01) Shorts, per ton......- ,fci Oats, per ton. sanlwa 2C.UO llollod Oatu 27.00 Butter and cggt: Dair.v buttoi'.................___O.SO Creamery butter (1.35 Eggs, fresh 0.35, Vegetables: Jfev potatoes, per Hi.............. 0.0} Ueeta, per Ib............... Carrots, per Ib.............. 0.02 Turnips, per Ib............... Onions, per Ib.......................02 to .04 Cattle on tnc rtoor: Steers, per pound Cows, per pound .05 Cows, dressed, per pound .......10 WEDNESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Oct. cab- les g to B higher and a good spot- cash demand fair export: enqfiLy the market has a strong healthy and j satisfactory volume -ji busi- ness was transacted. Winnipeg options opened a 1'ttlo higher authheld steady tV-cre was al- so a slight advance at Chicago and end innings and had IU runs for the 'oss single wicket when stumps were drawn for the day. The bowl- the Australians was very ef- Active. ley accompanied him to the hospital too cold a day for good play, where the physicians diagnosed, the i case and decided that operation was necessary. SCULLERS GETTING DOWN TO WEIGHT London, Oct. Ernest Barry and Eddie Durnan are getting dear racing weight in preparation for their match on the Thames Hth. Barry, after a useful spin ye-'erday. weighed 11 stone S pounds, while Durnaa scaled 11 stone 4 pounds, strip- ped. LU'fore leaving; HcCiraw reiterated his confidence of triumph in the I world's series. "Our experience of last year will .help us he said: "Go back over the records and I.think you will find xhat in every .case where the same team has played in thev world -scries in consecutive years it was a -stronger agpreca'fion the second than PROTECT HOCKEY it was the tirsfr.t: Polo Grounds Hold There are seats available at New York for the world's series. Thousands will have to stand. O'ttawa, Oct. National 1 Hockey at a special meet- ing, held evening, armed it- self against possible disruption through the organization of proposed new leagues by passing the following resolution: hereby, agree to stand together as a body to perpetuate hockey as the national winter to surround it with will warrant public confidence iu its integrity, and that each club bind itself to stand by the National Hocltey Canada." association of HUGH FULLER-TON ON THE WORLD'S SERIES Tri Speaker-is the Daddy of Them All --Boston Outfielder in a Class by Himself Says Baseball Expert New York's vaunted speed and hit- ting ability fades rapidly 'v.'Uh a care- ful, comparison of the centre fielders of the two teams. THs Sneaker of the Sox outclasses either man that McGraw can send to the centre garden further than any man on either team outclasses his rival in the position. The chances are a hundred to one that, barring accident, McGraw will choose Snodgrass to play the position, although there ia a chance thai he may use Beals Becker during part of the series, either in centre or in lett, HI he did so. Like a good sport he 1 to meet the change of pitchers by Boston. Speaker in Ty Cobb Class This, should not be construed as a "knock" on or against Snodgrass, vvlio gave way to Taylor's demands, though there was noi'bing in ihelr agreement to force him to do so. There also some trouble in se- curing a referee. Finally John Berg "was persuaded io act, and he refereed entire satisfaction. Berg, before rhc match, challenged both the winner of die bout, and Kid Eckland-for a match for a bet of which will probably be accepted, and a niatch arranged. Berg is Spokane's mat idol, nnd !5 a wrestler of some class.1 Taylor and he should make a great go, though Taylor will have twenty-five pounds on Berg in weight. a capable and man. Speaker is much improved in the near-Cobb Smoke American Navy Tobacco Fragrant selected leaf, manu- factured by Eock City Tobacco Quebec Company Winnipeg class as a player ant! one of the three wonderful centre fielders who have done' so much to maintain the pres- tige of the American league. In figuring the men in base run- ning, hitting, fielding, throwing and generalship, in ground covering and ability to play the position with head as well as. with hands and feet, I have figured Speaker at 7S, the high- j est of any of the outfielders of either team, while Sncdgrass I have found j ing tbe Giant team you will find that the outfield work is rather ragged in that respect. Too many balls get through for three and four bases that should be cut off at two by fast cover- ing nnd quick retrieving. At that, Snodgrass retrieves rapid- ly, and he is a strong and much im- proved thrower. Plis fault in throw- ing has been largely lack of direc- tion, but he can get tbe ball back to the infield from The centre "field wall on the Polo grounds about as .quickly as any man-can and heave it to the infield without a relay. Speaker in Class by Himself Speaker is almost in a class by him- self in goins out after fly balls. Ex- cept Cobb, he is the beat fielder In th-3 business, especially going out, and he ran come in almost as fast as can Cobb. He thro'wg perfectly and with great speed and accuracy, the only fault being that the ball sometimes lakes Englisii when it hits the grass .aud shoots, making it difficult for the 'catcher to handle. Marvel at the Bat At bat Speaker is a marvel. He bits left-handed, and ever since lie has been in the American league be lias hit up wiih the .300 class. We all admit Cobb the great-est hit- to have a value of 00 on the basis of ier ba'eha11 evcr has known, yet In .100 for perfection in everything, while Becker figures only Snodgrass Development of McGraw Snodgrass Is one of the players wh The plate and far away, and he can bunt well besides aii that. Snodgrass a .300 Hitter Snodgrass is a normal .300 or better hitter, but it has seemed to me that Third Home II. Turnbuil Second Home I. Wintemutl First Hoirre Outside Home j Minneapolis. Ideal weather prevails McCnmmirigs E Turnbuil I throughout the Western Canadian Inside Home i wheat belt. Receipts -.vere nlii ral, Melvjn Hvlandi consisting of li I cars ins'ieclo.l Referec-M. Barr, Vancouver." I550 s'Kht fot think they had much chance (iodire-v' Vai-1 Oct any conditions, and so thev were OB Qonl I Nov. their best drawing room behaviour.. Connvall played in the. usual Penalty Time-Keepers H Jla'or i ern style of fiddling round on the j Westminster Well Tamser Uerlin, home, trying to draw the Westmiiis- Ont.. ter defence out, nnd though they scor- Lvncli Wcsteins-' ed seven goals they were really not ter.; J. A. Cohen, Cornwall. I entitled to them, for most of them j Nest game will'be played on Sal-- ''U were scored on long shots. When the I unlay at.3 p.m. i Oct. SKATING AT1AKE Aquatic Association Has Excellent'Plans for Ice Sports A meeting of the Aquat- ic association is called by Commodore Mclnenly, at 'Mr. T. 0. Rldpath's store on Sixth street South, where a hockey club will be started amongst the members, and it is expected that a senior, intermediate and junior team will be arranged for. It is also hoped that all who are interested in skating lie can not hit fast curve pitching, will arrange to become members at and that a good spit ball stops him. Bender had him swinging his head oft at fast high ones last fall. Snodgrass gets ,away well, once. The association eypccta to have some good evening sports on the lake this winter, and a rink will lie made goes and lit up with electric lights, having fast, but throws himself awkwardly I benches and dressing rooms. There taward bases, due to his long striding style of running. Last fall he made two bad breaks in chopping down Frank Bakei' twice at third. Some said it was awkward- ness. Jt wasn't. He was ordered to jump at Baker and ho expecting to hurt the third haseman, but expecting that Baker would run away. The National league clubs had heard that Baker would doge spikes and perhaps Snodgrass was as sur- prised as any one when he cut Bak- er, He will have a lot of chances to cut people this fall, as the Boston infield is no reason 'why this cannot be kept going until March. There are som-e good hockey players, and the material to make a great many more, here. The association at present has about one hundred and twenty-fite members, who are of the right kind, and with a first-class street car service, and the support of the citizens hockey and skating should be a great success at the lake. It is hoped that the clubhouse- will be got .underway soon, and it will be put in use this winter. The city ex- pects to place a couple of box cars for dressing rooms at the lake, one fc-r blocks runners as hard and takes as! ladies and gentlemen and one for the many chances in blocking off runners boys, and people visiting Lethbridge some ways Speaker seems to me more and dc: as any team in the country, the Giants themselves perhaps excepted. Whirlwind on the Paths Speaker is a whirlwind on the bases a ctever, deceptive starter, getting his jump suddenly. this winter will find that Henderson Park lake will -be as good an attrac- tion in winter as it has been aince the formation of the Acquatie association. A committee will be appointed to remarkable'. He is fast, yer not as fast as Cobb. Cobb occasionally hits bad balls and som'etimes he is badly fooled. In the years I have watched testifies to the efficiency of .John Me-! Sneaker I do not remember seeing GraWs method of developing ball j him hit at a had hull unless to help Iilaycrs. He was 'with the Glauts as i in a hit and run play, a raw youngster at catcher. j The pitchers tell me that the only McGraw was compelled to send system of Ditching to him is t6 keep i Seals got the refutation of' being big. rangy boy to outfield because! the ball over the plate at all times, as some one was injured, and he made he positively declines to swing at bad good. His work is rather unfinished! ones. Ho hits sneed and hlu sn'f. lenly. He travels the city aldermen, who have perately, and the strongly in favor of good sports, i men declare he is a hard man to tag. Between the two it looks as if Speaker is better at every depart- ment of the same. Comparing him with Deals Beefier he shows even better. Becker, me- chanically, is a better man In many than Snodgrass, but long ago even yet. but he has learned a lot; about playing the field, covers much groun-J, ar.U this season has been playing the Held with better judgment placing himself for batters. I believe JIathewson deserves much of the cre- dit for teaching him to shift. Giants' Outfield Work Ragged ters. Ed Walsh declares he would rather pitch to almost any man in the country, not excepting Cobb. Walter Johnson says Speaker is the only bat- ter he doesn't try to fool. He cracks the low curve oil his shins and he j wades into Johnson's speed, taking a step to men! It. Besides 1 do not think lie plays the balls be- toujjli man :o pitch to, .lockuyin" back tween fields well, lit in study- j and forlh in t natter's box. close to a "bone." He Is fast enough thinker, faster even than Snodgrass, ,but he thinks wrong oftener. He would add more uncertainty to the because he Is likely to make or break his club at any time by some unexpected move. He fields well, throws well, is fast on i3ie buses, and a cracking good hitter. Resides which I really think he is a better man up to a pinch than Snotl- provided the long ono. needed hit and they will point out how this sport can he kept up during this winter at little expense. HOUCK BEAT CHANEY Blow Over .Heart. Put Chimey.in Dis- tress and Police Stopped Bout Baltimore, Md., Oct. sched- uled fifteen-round bout here last night between Tommy Houck, of New York, and George Baltimore, was stopped, In the eleventh round. In the tenth round, Ilouck hit Chnney a hard blow over the heart, and shortly after the eleventh round opener! Cbaney's distress was so apparent that the po- lice interfered. Up to this time Chancy had the of the bout. Houck was clvcn the GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National Giants' Pitchers HIrHard York, Ocl. and Tesrojiu hart their world scries work- out today, and Philadelphia hit both hard at opportune times. Teareaii save his poorest impression since h developed into a star. Chalmers kept the New York hits 'well scattered. Th batting of Paskert featured. He made three hits and .drove in four runs. Reds Again Beaten St. Louis, Oct. hitting- in the seventh and innings enabl- ed St. Louis to win the third success, ive game from Cincinnati today by a score of 3 to 2. Cincinnati rallied in the ninth, but fell short, after Redding gave way to Burke, bases and one out. Cubs Going Down Chicago, Ocl. held Chi- cago to four scattered hits today, while the Pittsburg players bunched hits with the locals' errors, and won their third straight victory, 4 to I. The one run of Chicago was the result of Nor Nor! Nor .Cash 1'riOi'S No. J No. 2 No. :i No. Winter Wheat- No. 1 NO. 2 NO. 3 No. -1 ".I NO. 2 c. w. No. 3 C. Ex. No. I l-'eoil No. 1 Feed No. 3 J-'ecil So. 3 No. -1 Rejected Flax- No- t N. W. 87.} Mil- Kl Wheat- Dec.......... Dec. Mav Minneapolis Chicago Wagner's error, a single and. an field out. American Tie for Second "Washington, Oct. today hroko Groome's winning streak of nine straight games', from Washington, 12 to and making it two out of three In the last series of the season with the locals. The hit- ting of Lewis and GanOil featured the game. .Speaker was given five bases on ualls. By losing today, 'while Phil- adelphin was winning, Washington went back to a tie with Philadelphia for second place. Athletics Won Philadelphia, Oct. 'York was defeated hero today, 4 to 3, Phila- delphia's victory being due largely to hunching hits off Reading's delivery. Uy winning today the home team-tied for the second place with Washington. Salmon was forced to leave" the" game in the fifth inning, when he had a split by a grounder off Daniel's aat. who took Salmon's did excellent work, .and ended the game by striking out Chase. Dan- el's, base running was a feature of the ;ime. Al Orth, the former pitcher of the Highlanders and other teams, is mak- ing a success as an umpire in the N'a- :ional league. Orth knows just exaet- iy where to stand" In iho iieid when judging a play and is never yetting i in the way of the players CHICAGO MARKET STRONGER Chicago, Til., Oct. that the Bulgarian army had crossed the Turkish frontier caused the wjicat market today to advance. The re- ports from Liverpool were that the continent was bidding freely Eor car- goes on passage. Ofierings here were light and buying general on the part oi shorts. The opening was to cents to and i'cent higher. Decem- ber started to 91, a gain of a. quarter to J a half ceni. touched 90-} and -I, and rose to !1M in oats. Scan- tiness of the pit supply had a bullish effect. December started -J to cent higher at to 32e. and held around 31J and i BLACKS ITE Man's Faithful Sold by all first class dealers.cafes, and clubs ;