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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta JOHNSON THK LETHBIRIDGK DATT.Y T/ERALD Saturday, 04 LSI) 5.1 IVi ISO 7 0.02 188 4 r..o!t 187 fi G.Ol ISH 4 IJ.OS 180 10 5.0S IGS 5 5.11% 18" ( 5.07 160  3 5.10 llij 6 ' 5.0.S ICO ,1 5.10 166 ti -6.02 .190 4 5.101^ 174 4 - 6.00 170 3 6.0-2^ 190 9 5.11 174 ,5 5.10 165 4 5.09 ISO 11 5.1 IVi 176 6 5.09 170 5 GO ABROAD UHLAN BROKE RECORD The 'black wonder, Uhlan, was out for an effort to lower tho track-record for trotting, 1.59 1-2. The track was in excellent condition and the son of Bingen made the circuit in 1.58 Hat. This breaks the world's record for a trotter, which h^sretoforo was held by lx)u Dillon. IJhIan was driven by his trainer, Charles Tanner. KLING TO RETIRE Manager .Johnny Kling, of tho Boston Nationals, in a letter to newspaper friends in Boston, announcse his retirement from baseball. He states that he is satisfied, after vainly seeking for a conference with President Gaffney, Of the Bcat�n club for over a week, tliat tho rumors of George StalUngs being his successor are true. POPULAR TORONTO PITCHER MARRIED Richard Rudolph, the srack pitcher ot the To-ronto ball ciab was married at St, James Cathedral, Toronto last week and a photographer got him and his bride with others of the party on the front steps. In the circle is the officiating clergyman Rev. A. A. Bryand and the guests Included from left to right, Master Roderick Barker, Mr. Alex Craig, Miss Ethel Craig bridesmaid, Mr. Thos. Church (best man, Mrs. and Mr. W. B. Craign, father of the bride, Mrs. W. J. Turnbull, Mr. W. J. Turnbull. In the lower large picture are Richard and his bride. U is nimoat a cei't&lhty that Jack ,[6hn�on, the hcftvywcight cliampton will got back Into the ring, and that UlB llrst ongngoment will be in, far awny Australia, tho country wherc he won the world's title from Tommy Burns. Johnson has bei'n undecided for the past couple oC months as to whether he would re-enter tho ring or not. During tho tlnio ho was training tor Jim Flynn, at Laa Vegas, New Mexico, Johnson signed a contract with Hugh D. Mcintosh of Auslrnlin, to meet Sam Langford and Sam McVen in that country, within six months' time. He was to get practically $50,- 000 for tho two fights, and was also give an offer for a Uilrd fight with Joo Joanctte. When Johnson returned to Chicago, after defeating Flynn, he opened bis f.unous Cafe Champion, and was making motley so fast that ho could not see Australia nohow. The big oh'er did not aijpear as tcnjpting to liim as when he signed th� contract at Las Vegas, and after a great deal of dickering back and forth, he announced that ho wna tliroush with tho ring; then camo the Joanetto offer from New York, Johnson's acceptance and tho tlnal blow-out, which prevented his getting the easy money in Gotham. Following this setback camo the hardest blow ot all, the suicide ot his wife; it changed Johnson's future. Prom that time ho had a desire to get away from the oafo in Chicago, and made up his mind to get away from everj-thlng connected with it for the time being. It was then that W. C. J. Kelly, who was coniipctcd in the sporting goods business with Mr. Jlclntosh in Australia, came over liero on business, and expressly to try and get Johnson to go hack, with him. He succeeded this week. Johnson stated :iiat he would nmUe tlw trip and practically carry out the terras ot the contract signed at Las Vegas. He met Mr. Kellcy in Chicago the first week and settled all details, and is prepared to sail for Australia early In November. "It will b-3 a case ot doing some bard and honest training for mo,' 'said Johnson, "for I am going over to beat hoth of the-contenders for the heavyweight crown, and while I am at it, I will also give Mr. Jeanette an opportunity to show where he stands In the heavy-weiglit line. I will meet afl the legitimate claimants, as challengers, while 1 am at It this time, and then retire for good." Edmonton the Mecca for Baseball Players ? G-rantiand Rice selects for Canadian Collier's an all-star baseball team. Here It is: Catchsrs--Vrcher (Nationals), and Meyers (National.) Pitchers-Johnson (American), Joe Wood (.\merican) Walsh (American) Mathewsoa (National), and Rucker, (National).' First base-'Mclnnls (American). Second base-Collins (American). Shortstop-Wagner (National.) Third base-Baker (American). Outfield-Cobb (American) Speaker (American), Milan (American). This list shows eleven from the -American league circuit and five from tile National. We have no prejudice for or against either Isague, 'but, regardless ot where they have played, have selected, the team which appeals to us as tho strongest which mlsht be gathered under conditions named above. We know well enough you won't agree with our choice In many instances. But then this is "our" team-not "yours." And in spile of your discontent with the choice, wo arc fairly sure that our team, as gathered, will bo somewhere In the race and a fairly spirited contender through tho greater part of the stretch. Another better one might bo picked? Very well-It is ' your, next choice. 'Edmotiton, Oct. 17:-Edmonton is fast becoming a meoca for baseball players, and if Johnny iMackln had all tho men under contract who were in the city yesterday he would have the material for a team which would ro.mj) tjirougii the Western Canadian lea(5ue. ,,? (n addition to Johnn^Mackin, vvho Is partner in the Dominion Pool Hall, Rzty Whisman. who is manager of the Thistle rink, and lack Clayton, selling real estate, the following well-known Western Canada leaguers are in Edmonton: Reddick, Red Raymond, Slim O'Neill, and Tom Stark ot the Bassano team, along with Stub Spencer, Jack Brennan and Dickenson ot the Red Deer outfit. .All ot these players, with the single exception ot Tom Stark, who is farming it Didsbury, will winter In Edmonton. Bill Hurley has a contlTigent ot homesteaders north of Lloydmlnster consisting ot Thelan, Duclty Holmes, Ferdy Manning and Phil Dollar, while Sa.TO Vivian ig on a homestead near Red Deer with Jimmy Flanagan. Wintering in Calgary are Isay Isabel of the Edmonton team, who Is installing natural gas littlnga; Kid O'Hayer ot Bassano, who Is managing Fighting Dick Hyland' and Al Greenwood, along with Chesty Cox, the erstwhile BasS' ano manager, who is living on his money. Pete Standridgo and Julio Strelb of the Calgary champions are holding down Impprtant position's tor the city of Calgary. Wlth^ this array ot talent in the province, it is going to ho a very cheap, item ot expense tor the various Western Canada lea.guo magnates to assemble their players tor spring training next year. Tii.E OVmmVr GAME OF THIS , ,,n,s IUmore was pas.sod hy Wood and � race for third base between Devore WORLD'S ^mni^ \T Tlin POLO "'^'V^''" '�^^^^ }'}^^. l'">'^'' 'li-oi'-: and the liall-Dcvoro winning out. Tho etwcen Clardneriphotogiap'h niso shows Mauui-jer tluul ui- aufl u^^ii,^ It was a nip ana luck j (Uaw on tlaj ixsoc'uug lino. ' Mc- FAMOUS BALL PLAVER. Edmonton, Alta,, Oct. 18. - Vean Gregg, star pllclior for the Cloveland American League team, arrived in Edmonton today, carrying a contract from tho Naps for 191 a arid a kit of plasterer's tools. He was accompanied by his father, formerly, of Lowiston, Idaho. He will go into the contracting b\iBlness liero duriiig the winter and early spring months, returning to Cleveland in timo tor'the|,jrAlnlne season. Gregg started his praJT^ssional career in the ubrtHweBtern states, playing with Spokane In 190D, wien ho wa'3 caught by "Stub". Spencer. He was with Portland In tho Pacific coast league In 1910, when his work attracted the attontldn ot tho Cloveland scouts and hoi was grabhed by tho American leaders, His pitching In 1911 was tljoapnBUtton of Ban Johnson's circuit. B egg led the American league that yOt', but did npt equal his performnijice\\8t season, due chiefly to a 'sore avm\rly in' the Btimmer, He was In g&'od l'a^(! pound weight and the high jump. Knox will return to Scotland in a month to look after four sprinters \yho are entered for the Powderhall Marathon. He will also have a miler under his care. No. 2. Northern-............ ft.Oli No. '.!. Northcni ............ O.OR No. 4..................... O.iV.t No. n...........,......... �.r,o No. 1 Alberta Red..............O.fiS No.'-2. Alberta Itud ...........,.0.(;r, No. 3. Alberta U�d............(I. No. 4. Alberta Red ............O.C.i No. S. Alberta Hod............. .O.ii, Bran, per ton........ .. �l.On Ehorta, p�r ton............ 23.00 Onts. per ton, aanketl ...i.... SiG.uo Rolled OaUi .........^.......S7.00| Butter and'Bogar Dairy butter............i o. CreunKry btiUet ...... .i..........*. OSS Eggs, Iresh...........................-v. 3> Hoga: Dressed, pffr !b..........f. Live, per i>ound .... .... ..; Poultry: Geese, ]iv� ..... .v.. :�.: Turkeys ...........- � t.lvo spring chickens, p�- lb.-. Fowl ..............   Ducks.............. .i. � Veget;. O'Brien was going under the alias ot .lohn McKay. '' THE Queen's Hotel ROYAL VIE:'/V e mile? north of Latlibrldge All niodarb convene lenoes Private dining ii^'oniB Meals a la Caite Arrangements can Lv^ made for private daucdii Everything First Olass Special Sunday DIb ner from,5,30 to 7.30 i>m. i R. C. FITZSIIVIiyiONS, .PROP. PHOrjII 1624 ;