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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page TTIK.LETlTBTUDflE DAILY THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS WRESTLI TWO HOURS WITHOUT A FALL Jack Taylor Met a Topi Notch Grappling Artist and Held His Own BERG MUCH LIGHTER His Speed and Cleverness Baffled Taylors' Strength Muff Cost Giants 14 Jack Taylor and John Berg wrestled two hours to a draw last night at the Majestic Theatre, before a well crowd- ed bcuse. No falls were or anything lu the nature of a fall. The; Taj.lor mct a grappicr, local man was too big and strong for; without a doubt the test mat artist the Spokane flyer, while on the other; of his cal'ecr. hand. Berg knew too much of thoi Fifty minutes passi-d without a. wrestling game, and had too much near-fall, Taylor being still thc top speed to be caught iu any precarious man ami not willing to jiositions which might prove his un- doing. Only two or three times in the whole bout did Taylor secure a goad hold, and then Berg had no dif- came lo tncjr ['ect anil IBrrg then as- ficulty In escaping. Berg got Taylor sumen the aggressive. The afiair Sn probably a half dozen bad positions took on a livelier aspect, the ex- during' th-e >but the local man change of attitudes and grips br'jig hadn't much difficulty in shaking his executed with cleverness and speed, lighter opponent off. Taylor towered The attacks alternated without any over Berg, and looked more powerful serious advantages being secured, in the forepart of the bout, arid it was! Berg secured the most dangerous generally felt that he would trim the hold of the bout to dale on The error. That's what Snoclgrass1 muff of Clyde Engle's fly lu tile tenth Inning of the tinal world's series gams will be called. I! will rank with Schmidt's passed ball lu Uiifairo in 1907. and Mnthovreon's failure to pass Uaker In 1911. It was more costly than Merklc's failure to touch second. Snodgrnsa' error decided the same In favor or Boston.after the Giants had apparently scored a victory. Bugle Kent to second ivuen Snodgrass dropped his liish- skyer. The next man, Hoopor "nod to centre. Ycrkes walked, Speaker's sinelo scored Englc, and Lewis walked. Gardner's sacrillco fly hronshl in Hooper. Snodgrass' failure lo hold Unclo's fly took out of New York's pocket and presented the sum to the Red Sox. Ihe money represented the difference between the winners' and losers The error actually cost over that we know of, bul think or the many thousands of speculative dollars thai were lost when Snodgrass' hands became nervous. At least was wagered on New York, and possibly a great deal more. Snodgrass per- sonallv lost 51.GOO as tho result of his muff, aa his share of the winning club's money would have meant that much, more to him. Will. Fight for th Seven-Man Rule Whether the Uocki-y nwoclallon will na Iliu Only In Hie country llw six num of iy u question of doubt. Oitnmi IMIS pronilsod to a warn. llBhl for si-ivii man team, whidi is rccosnlzoil all ov.-r I ttlth thc c-irtlou ot tlio X. II. A., as the standard of hockey. In Montreal hold Canadians mid tho Wanderers are in favor ot continuing; the Innovation or last season. In Otinvvi the other uklit this conversation took iilace Ceo. KCT -d of the fanmlions and .Martin o tho O- tawa Hockey chili: "Wlu-u are Boiiig to ue; tl'e seven man really it stuff back askral Himeiiiliul. "No fhanco." replied Kennedy. sin-Ions." ilecl.ired the Ottawa man, HI fight it at tho answered th b. 'lhe it obvious that there at least one 'inti'ivsting UisciiBBlon when the annual of Hie JC. U. A. is REFEREE DIDN'T KNOW THE GAME AND KILBANE LOST change his of attack. GETTING FASTER It was exactly one hour when vhey head (ort. The last hour of the bout they went to it with a will, and 'when the referee, Geo. Cotaras, announced the conclusion at the end of two hours, the battlers were about all in, and probably welcomed the end. VE-.-y'few of the audience seemed to be aware that the bout was a limited [eei, t.he'n on all fours, affair, and when it was called a draw. rapidity. a healthy roar went up. The spectators j Berg would attempt to catch Tay- to see it go to a finish. lor unaware with a dive at the local promoters made a bad mistake in not man's pins, sometiirfs bringing the announcing it as a limited bout before latter to the mat, sometimes eliding the commencement. The confidence in a futile effort. Taylor also tame cf tee fan is inclined to be destroyed, over with some like stufl, but it too, thc way to victory, while on the other hand Berg was the original vest pocket edition "of Hercules and his cleverness and knowledge of the game baliied Taylor. Neither could secure a lasting advantage and they were very aggressive, mixing it on their with great Saskatoon. Oct. Lucca, of Chicago, was awarded the decision In his scheduled 15-round bout with Tommy Kilbnne, of Cleveland, o foul, in tho seventh round tonishi.'Hie decision was exceedingly unpopular it locked as if the referee would be mobbed. Ho did not appear to un- derstand lira rules of the same, and continually warned Kilbauu for foul- Ing, without occasion being given for his warning. Lucca hutted considerably with his head, and Kilbano committed some minor fouls, too, but neither one of them infringed the rules to such an extent as to 'warrant the stopping of the bout. Lucca bad a little the better of go. and broke his right hand in the fourth round. Kilbaue was improv- ing all the time, and with a good re- feree, the boys would have given splendid exhibition. In the future, John McKee, manager of the 'National Sporting Club, Winui. peg, will do the matchmaking here. CHAMPION .PitiCH HITTER W. A CRACK SPRINTER E. Brown, champion of Toronto 'Varsity, and challenger for all comers In Canada st 100 and 220 yards Dy such oversights. ended in naught, the little man's Ber; proved true to his reputation being extreme and equal to any- In every respect. He certainly knows Taylor knew. They were the game, and is clever and speedy, and Taylor gained considerable pres- tige in the wrestling world by his' showing against a man of Berg's i tation. Taylor made it plain that with Berg's experience, he is as good. MORDECAI BROWN AMONG "HAS BEENS" Harry McCorrnick Shone as Emer. gency Hitter for Giants Harry the Giants, has gained the-title'of'champion pinch hit- ter of the iliamonjt was topi on tills season salary just for use as an emergency hitter. He usually' made gooiiiwhen called upon to fill the dimculti.role.and his stick work tliap diie game.for .the Giants. During series Me. Cormick also lived'up io his imputa- tion as a first class pinch hitter. grappling fiercely nt -when Tny- lor secured a bad-looking toe hold, i which Berg was called upon to use all his speed to get free of. Berg v cured a neck hold and ilordecai Brown, a few years arm hold and commenced lo press rated as one ot tho greatest pitch-1 ]ar verdict over Jimmy Duff, of Lock- Taylor's shoulders to- the mat. ers on the diamond, has been porti at end ot a ten-round bout, Taylor went with the pressure and ed by the Chicago team and will nGf0ra the Oucensberrv athletic rlub B.rS afterward announced his weight rollc, over Detg soon to All injm.y to Browns 1 knee was a McFarland has long b en ft battle with the champion, hvit much success, the weight q non heiut the ob- stacle in the of a in itch. Joe per Ib..........L........I..02 to .04 Cattle on r-ioof: Steers, per pound Steers, dressed, per 1'ii Cows, per pound ......t.. Cows, dressed, per pound Sheep: k've, per cwt. Dressed, per cwt. WEEK.LY MARKET LETTEll By Rice fi. Whaley, Limitjd, of'' peg, Man. Winnipeg. Man., Oct. for tlio past week: Cattle, 4M6; -tM; hogs, 3074; sheep, oil; as parecV with 3832 cattle, SSfi calves, SSl 3 and sheep for t8i e previous Fourth, has be claihoring for a re- turn engagem- for} a long time. Willie Richie Wso.icn the list. It IB probable thiiVolgast 'will be seen in action again'on-m nf these before many moons. S. O. LINE-UP Sons of Englj team will be pick- ed from the for game: Welton, FiriFarrls, Frier, Wil- fets, llolbcrtoii'e, Gtiirr. Ball, Park- er, Jordan and tMck that with Speedy Wells of New Or- leans. This fight took place on a barge with accommodation for one hundred people, sill seais being sold before they were on sals two hours at and and there was at least t up in side bets. Kid gloves woro used without padding in this fight. The bout was scheduled to so 25 rounds, but Elmorc put Wells away n the 6th round. Fans who saw the bent will always say it 'was a real OHO from start to finish. Elmore was Tommy Murphy's sparring partner for his fight with Ad Wolgast, which Murphy lost 15 rounds of fast righting. Elmore is hopeful of getting a, bout with Kid Sealer, who is now in Edmonton, Alia. Curly Hnnan, well known Frisco fight manager, just arrived in tho city and hopes t" have charge of El more when ho msetg Sealer. Tug Wilson has signed up with Elmoro for a ten- round exhibition on Thanksgiving day at the Majestic Theatre. Elmoro put on a four-round exhibi- tion with Nelson when lie (cured the American continent with a theatrical company. Seats are now on sale iit tho Elite cigar store and as a record crowd ia ex-netted, would advise early reserva- tion of seats. A CLA AMATEUR Harry Toronti champion boxrle will box in thi Canadian Box League champion ships at tho Arena this fall Hour! WE DON'T week. Tlie supply of cattle thisi has been very liberal, in fact, ntth one ex- tioi the ?v Orleans sensation, is another wh ould lil e to have an argument i in tho ring. Joe Hivers, wh ought the sensation- al battle with e champion on the) ceptiou, the heaviest week the s-ea- Notwithstanding tliis; the bag been good, and while prices no higher than last week's quota- the trade has been and 'y thing found ready sale soon after val. The best cattle on the keJKthis 'week, sold at These wo so. a, and they Avere a mixed bunch, of wojjiierns. sold also'syveral loadw of at The 'hulk of the re- ceibits .run pretty much to common grades, hut as the pack- ers Mil want this class of stuff for freezing purposes, there was little dif- ficulty! in finding an outlet at about steadjfl values. The biill market is firm, With, the -best bulls selling from 0 Jlilkers and springers We ind wale Prime cholc" 7 best bi 5.10 to 5.40; as follows, delivered, ied stee' ISOOlb. up. 5.SB lo 1150 to 13001D., 5.50 to ,cher ytcers ;md heiferK, to yood butcher steers and hcifre, 4.CO to 4.85: com- j mon butcher stoSrs, and lieifors, J.25 I to 4.40; good to butcher cows, 1 4.85 lo C.OO; medium coiiSR flJld 'heifers, llj to 4.40; cOBimou to 0 beet bulls. 3.50 to 4.00; coiWon to medium bulls, 3.00 to 3.50; Vilest feedern, lOOOIb. up, 5.00 to 5.25; feeders, 900 to 4.75 to best 4.IJO to