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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta JACK TAYLOR DEFEATED MANAGOFF TTTE LETnBBTB'OB. HEHALD Thursday, September 12. 1012 JACK JOHNSON'S WIFE TRIES TO KILL HERSELF NEW ANNOUNCING PLAN FOR BROOKLYN'S BASEBALL STAND IN fWO STRAIGHT Succumbed to the Toe Hold After 77 Minutes of Strenuous Wrestling -Armenian Off His Guard and Went Down for Second 1 ime in Six Minutes Jact Tavlor was again crowned the over Bob Manogoff, ot Chicago, iiere'iait night at the Morris Theatre, before a screamtog crowd of fans, which fairly tested the capacity of VorS, succeeded in ponent .to succumb the house It was a battle of equally-matched giants of the mat, who did great hon- or to the ancient grappling game b. putting up an eihibitiou of science that as wont to piease .the most fas- ttdiou. 'lings" who patronize the gams Like "Wild Bill" Donovan, 01 baseball fame, they had speed to Dura, and there was fire spurting from the drop of the hat. Jack Taj lor. after seventy-seven and oae-hall of gruelling forcing his op- juui____ to that crucial by Frank Ootch toe hold. U came about thusly: The fere on their feet at 75 min- attar Taylor had escaped from t dinjeroos looking half-Kelton: they to the floor, Taylor taking a KlKor. on the -body, from which the hold that did the trick emanated. Tay- lor aaw Ms chiuce when he secured tho awful foot-wrenching grasp, and Vreand home tor dear life: Mano- goff s features were -wreathed in pain and attar a vain attempt to extract his foot he gave a sign to the referee that he conceded the lalL. Referee Mclaughlin immediately tapped Tay lor oa the back. Manogoff limped to his dressing room, showing every evi dence ot the excruciating pain that he had undergone before oeing forced to admit the faii. Ten minutes intermission, and the; were at it It is problematical as to how long the bout might have continued, but for an incident which mainly responsible for Taylor securing the second fall, and the de- cision. Taylor had Just extricated hhnseli from the most dangerous po- sition he had up to that time been up arainst, a powerful scissors on the head, when ttanogoff jumped up off the floor, and turned to the referee a complaint that Taylor was tonguig eyes, a movement which Taylor took advantage of, throwing Manojoff to the floor with a -waist ock which he reversed to a crotch ,nd half-Nelson, and terminated the oout by putting the Armenian's shoulders to the mat so iiuickly that Manogoff didn't have time }o take m situation before his shoulders pinned solid. The referee slap- ped Taylor on the back for the second Ume, and his right hand aloft, the signal of victory. It was a hot mill from start to fin- ish, "with both wrestlers equally de- termined. Jianojo'ff secured more advantages than Taylor, no doubt, iut the local man displayed equal skill In freeing himself. Taylor was more ag- gressive in this match than in the former one, which lent more vim to the affair, and the former one was cer tainly no mild oncounter. All the LACROSSE QAME LOSING IN THE EAST Ottawa, Sept. the Capital Lacrosse dub Trill be J3.000 behind, Shamrocks, 300, Montreal behind, and the Cornwall! slightly ahead, is claimed by an officer of the Capitals this morning. GAMES IN THE gjjj 1C White Wife of Champion Sends Bullet Through Her Head WAS DESPONDENT Chicago, Sept. 12.-Mts. Jack John- son, white; wife of tiie world's cham- pion pugilist, attempted to commit suicide last night by shooting herself in the head in their apartments. At a hospital to which she was taken it was said she might die. -The bullet passed through her head. She has been In ill health for a year and was despondent. Her con- dition was such for several mouths that Johnson, acting on the advice of her .physician employed two maids to watch her continually. Johnson in Iho hope that a change of climate would benefit her, Nitional Rain Interfered Boston, Sept. hroke up he Bostoa-Chicas-o game in the first mlf of the fourth inning today. Boa- ton was ahead at the time, 3 to 2, but the cubs had men on second and third with two out. 'Hits by Maran- vilie and Klrke. drove home the three Boston tallies. Zimmerman's home run scored Chicago's first run and :he second was tallied just before the game was called. Toney, for Chicago and Perdue for Boston were pitchers. Pittiburj Won Easily Philadelphia, Sept. 11. Pittsburg again hit the ball hard today and won 10 to 3, Chalmers being knocked out of the box in the sixth inning. Carey led in hard hitting with three stogies and a double in five times at the bat. Giant' Gramophones Will Re- pent Decisions and Announce flatter: Now York, Sopt. now In equipment for a baseball stand may bo seen this month at Washing- ton park, the homo of the Brooklyn Nationals. In all tho stands Presi- dent Ebbots Installed a series of mega phono horim .electrically con- nected with a central Instrument In the press box. Through the central Instrument an employee repeats nil Iho umpire's decisions, also announ- ces tho names of players, as they come to but. All this Is given out simultaneously in' crisp tones from the honiB la all sections of tho am- lihttheatro. MARKETS SKETCH OP JOHNSON AND HIS WIPK LOOKING OUT 0V RAIL- WAY' CARRIAGE WINDOW. Mrs. Johnson Dead Chicago, 111., Sept. 12.-Mrs. 'Jolra- ___.-, son's act was attributed by her 1ms- had' band to a nervous attack, one of a his planned to leave tonight wile for Las Vegas, New Mexico. .He went, down town to purchase the tick- series from which she had suffered for years. Mrs. Johnson is also said to have shown symptoms of tuberculosis WLUL'-ULMVll lUHii UL> ets and when he returned he .found! Mrs. Johnson did not regain con- tar on .the floor with a bullet wound sciousness alter the shooting. in her head. Her husband and seven other persons, Mr" Johnson was taken to a hos-! mainly relatives of the pugilist, were pital where an examination revealed, at the bedside when she died A Ro- that the bullet had passed her head. through j man Catholic priest administered ex- treme unction. locks and combinations and breaks kuo.wn to the science were used with admirable skill. Although Taylor has at the game lass than a year, he exhibited many masterly strokes. He had the crowd with him, and they were mostly red-hot wrestling fans. There was the usual muttering o "filed" after the bout, but this is-In variably heard and may be taken fo- what it is worth. Manogotf in a speech to the crowi same out "with a deti that he coul' get away with Taylor In a bout "with out shoes for any amount of money The'crowd laughed. The promoters state that 5250 eac was put up by the two men as side bet. Taylor, therefore, draw- down the L. G. Kimball, 190 pounds, dcfca ed M. G. Petrunia; 175 pounds in preliminary wrestling bout. They Bush scored on. the F ten rotates IUiu B He's a Native Son American Game of Incidents Detroit, Sept. After Umpire Connolly called Cohb out for step- ping out of the batter's box in the third inning, a spectator in the grand stand hurled a bottle at the umpire. If' struck the ground, then bounded and hit Connolly in the rircuth. Cobb went for a session oi without a fall. After a rest they went at it again and Kimball gained a fall in 6 minutes with a scissors and hali-nelson. Oscar Wassem is now out after Taylor. The latter will be ready for or anybody else in a couple oi weeks. di5puted play. Several Detroit play- ers loudly protested and Manager Jennings was seat to the club house. "Vitt was also ordered to the club house and in the seventh inning Bush was ejected. BED MOPE NOW ON THE HORIZON 9rown and White Supply About Exhausted Now Los Angeles, Sept. H.-Since the "defeat of Jim Jeffries, "white hopes" have been without number. The Japanese have tried to put forth a "brown hope" and the Chinese a "yel- low but until within the past few days tlra Indian has shown no Interest In the fight gime. The other day. George Near, Indian, who hails from somewhere in [Arizona, sauntered Into the Western 'Athletic Club rooms and inquired for W. C. Hart, the manager. The Indian Boon made his wants known. He had come to ieara to fight. Near Is a husky, weighing abou one hundred and eighty-five pounds nnd is as well built as any of the famous Indian athletes who used t make fast time across the plains an through the woods. He seems t have good control of his mitts an iwithin a short time It will be known -wh-athar or not he is of the proper timber for a lighter. The Indian recently participated in a ilarathon race In Arizona, of which Hart had the management. While he is fast on MB feet, a feature which will como in good play in the fight game, he has turned his attention to boxing, and now wants an opportun- ity .to train. The Standings National W. L. 92 39 18 53 on wild Collin 83 66 63 55 48 39 York Chicago 'ittsburg Cincinnati 'hiladelphia St. Louis Brooklyn Boston American Boston Philadelphia Washington Chicago Detroit........ Cleveland 59 New York St. I.ouis International Toronto 84 59 Rochester Newark Baltimore Montreal Jersey City Buffalo providence 1'ct. .702 .488 .JIB SI .300 The Athletics ran bases Kocher, stealing 11 sacks, stole six of these. Six runs behind in the ninth inning, Detroit made a rally and drove'' Houck from the mound. Covaleski was and walked the first batter.'who faced him filling the bases. He was taken out aud Plank finished the innings. Detroit put two more runs across but with two out, a man on second, an- other on third, and two runs needed to tie, Veach grounded and was out. Philadelphia won 9 to 7. 94 33 79 53 SO 54 64 57 61 73 .712 Boston Beat White Sox Chicago, Sept. could do nothing to Hay Collins today, and Boston bunched hits off and woo the second game of the series today G to 0. Two "bits, a -sacrifice nd a wild pitch gave the visitors their first run. Two singles, a sac- rifice and a triple counted two more .fil'9 while bunched hits netted three in 17 the ninth. The fielding of Weaver .597 .-189 .''.55 .447 was the feature of the afternoon. Cleveland Won !8 84 Cleveland, Sept. Cleveland de- ,t si 'lofi feated Washington today three to two 41 Gl -OjO dlTn tifMll- ENGLISH FOOTBALL London, Sept. are the results of'yesterday's football lea- gue games: First United 2, Bolton Wanderers I. Southern 2, Bris- tol Rovers Swindou Town 1, Cov- entry City 0; Plymouth Afgyle 1, Brighton and Hove Athletic 0. WOOD GIVEN CREDIT FOR FIFTEENTH WIN Boston Pitcher. Upheld by President Lynch in Tuesday's Game Chicago, Sept. batted out of the box in yesterday's game between Boston and Chicago, Joe Wood, of the Boston club is given credit for the victory which was his fifteenth straight, according to a rul- ing of President Johnson, of tho Am- erican league today. .Wood was relieved by pitcher Hall in the ninth inning win two men on bases and one put. President John- son rules that as" Boston had a lead of two runs when Wood was taken out and Hall succeeded In holding Chicago to one run, the victory should be credited to Wood. WINNIPEG TEAM AT COAST LOOKS STRONG LETHBHIDGC MARKETS The local market today is c.uiel, there being no changes In the (.nota- tions. No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern 0.72 No. :i Northern O.liil No. 4 Northern O.BS No. B 0.40 No. 1 Albortn Hed 0.70 NNo, 2 Alherta Itoil .v 0.08 NNo. 3 Alberta Rod O-f'1! No. -I Alberta Red 0.58 No. 5. Alberta Hod Bran, per ton 21.09 Shorts, per tor. 23-00 Gate, per ton, lacked 26.00 nolled Oats 27.00 Vegetable: New Potatoes, per tb. ......0.01 Beefs, per Ib. 0.02 Carrots, per Ib 0.02 Turnips, per Ib 0.01 Onions, per Ib 0.03 to 0.4Vii Butter ahd Egaa: Dairy butter 0.20 O.SO 0.30 .03 .10 .12 (.01 Creamery Eggs, fresh Cat.tle on trie Moot: Steers, per pouiiil Cows, per pound Cows, dressed, per Steers, dressed, per pound Sheep: Live, per cwt. -..1 Dressed, pur cwt. Hogi: Dressed, per Ib. 0.11 Live, per 0.08 Hldn: Green, per IP. Cured Dry........ Sheep pelt, each Poultry: 1 Geese, live Live spring chickens, per Ib 0.08 to 0.09 to 0.09% 0.10 to 0.15 0.26 to 0.73 0.14 0.23 .0.18 0.16 o.is C. N-. R- Challengers for the Mann Cup Dominion Amateur Lacrosse Emblem Vancouver, Sopt. ll.-Tbat the. C. N K "'Mann cup challengers, will put up a hold fight against the crock Van- couver athletic club twelve, for the Mann cup on Saturday, wa-s the opm ion of a big crowd of lacrosse en thusiasts at Recreation Park yester- day to watch" the easterners indulge in their first practice on the coast. The challengers who look consider- ably bigger thau the champions, show- ed up well In their preliminary work- out, even though they did not have their own sticks and were playing on a strange field. The gamra are to be played on the 14th and 19tb. ERNIE JOHNSTON TO PLAY HOCKEY m EAST AGAIN Famous Play" Said to Have All But Closed With Wanderer Man- agement THURSDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Wjimipeg, Man., Sept. ing has started in many districts and will bo general by the beginning of next week. Considerable' grain has already been marketed at some points and the quality is for the most part of contract grades. The weather chart shows almost ideal conditions prevailing over the west. Receipts today included 54 cars of.new wheat. The bulk of which wa-s above'.No. 3. Northern, total care inspected was B5 and in sight. 35. The market was fairly active and remarkably steady.- October and De- cember opened unchanged and -May 1-4 higher. American markets were also practically unchanged. Corn, how- ver was decidedly weaker. Cables closed 3-8 higher. Some im- ortant export contracts were closed )day. WINNIPEG GRAIN MARKETS Wheat Closed ctober ecember lay........... ctober iccember....... )ctober 83 61 73 67 71 68 66 .521 .'00 .472 .-165 .464 58 83 Northwestern Spokane 3, Portland 0. Tacoma 4, Vancouver 1. Spoka'ne 5, Portland 0. Seattle Victoria 6. Seattle 2, Victoria 0. 16, Tacoma 4. Washington fielding rather erratical ly at times. Blanding, knocked out of the box yesterday came back to- day and outpitched Johnson who sus- tained his fifth consecutive defeat. Highlanders Winning St. Louis, Sept. York made It two games in succession from St. j Louis today by mixing hits with er- rors and passes, winning five to two. International Toronto Looks Solid Now Toronto, Sept. Leafs tight- ened their hold on first place by de- feating Montreal 5 to 2. Pitcher Kent helped materially in the scoring with a home run in the second. BILL O'HARA Clever Left Fielder of Toronto Ball Club, Rated the Best Man in His Position in the International League but Better Still He is the Only Native Player on the Toronto Team Montreal, Sept. to local hockey gossip It is an assured fact that Ernie Johnston will play in the east during the coming winter. Last season the forme-r Wanderer star played in British Columbia, with the champion New Westminster teanl He still remained on the Wanderer reserve list, however, and now, it stated, he has all but closed with the management of th-a Wanderers for the season of 1913 In the N. H. A. EVERS GOT HIS Sports at the Magrath Fair Next Week New York, Sept. base man Bvers of the Chicago N'ationa league club has been suspended b: President Lynch for 'five days an< fined fifty dollars for bin altercation with Umpire Brennan at Cincinnati it was announced at National leagu heartuiinrters tonight. He will be elig iblo to play "again next Monday. SHOE POLISH Shines eniest, retains its gloss longest, M f% and comes in tho BIG box. jour 1 grocer or shooman. Wwllwr" Rochester Went Down Rochester, N. Y., Sept. work In the infield and lack of abil- ity to hit at opportune times, coat Rochester a game today, the Bisons winning 4 to 1. Dolan's home run saved the Champions from a shut out. Newark Good for Third Baltimore, September strengthened their hold on third place by defeating tho Birds 'In a long' drawn out contest. Tho Minis four pitchers' hut eonlil not keep tho Tigore in Magrath, Sept. 11.-At the fair, which will be held here on Tuesday ind Wednesday of next week, under the direction of the agricultural so- ciety, a splendid program of sporting and athletic events will be carried out. These two days promise to be full of genuine enjoyment for all who attend, special care having been tak- en to supply a variety of attractions. The first will see an unusually at- tractive program pulled off, tho prom- inent features being a baseball game between tho local team and the Card- ston aggregation, and a roping con- test. In addition to these, the follclv- Ing athletic events will he seen: 220 yard foot race; pole vault; shot put; 100 yard hurdle race; high Jump; throwing tho hammer; 100 yard dnsb foot race. These events will take place before tho grandstand, and in [nil view of all the spectators. The second day, Wednesday, will be full of pleasure to. the lovers of races. The festivities will begin at 1-30 p.m., when the grand stock parade will take place, followed by the following races: One mile trot or pace; half- mile running race; gentleman's team trot to 'buggy; pony race; saddle horse race; 3-8 mile dash, free for all: 1-4 mile dash; Indian relay race nnd squaw race. G. W. Heathershaw has been ap- pointed, game warden. He received bis official appointment last night, together with the silver badge of office. S. J. Ciinnicott la now teller at Iho Royal Hank's local brunch, he having been transferred from Tabor (o re- place Mr. Thompson, who was trans- ferred to Calgary. 'New Highlanders' Park This is the last year the New Yor American league team is to play ,'i the 'pretty Hilltop grounds overlool ing the picturesque Hudson Hivei Farrell.has secured the grounds a Two Hundred and Twenty-fifth stree nnd Broadway and contractors hav begun filling in the marshy lands o the new park. The new stadtm should be well on the road to con plotlon by the end of the presen season. 86% 90% 36 V, 32% 82 73V4 63 41 Vj Closing Cash Prices No. 1. Northern........... 2. 3. Northern..........' S'o. 4.................... Feed 2. C. Ixtra No. 1 Feed......... No. 1 Feed............. !o. '1. Feed.............. 2....... No. 4....................... lejected Feed No. 1. N- W................. Man................. Rejected MINNEAPOLIS Wheat OP011 Olosoil September December Hay CHICAGO September December May Market lead Butter and eggs on the local mar kct today show a marked advance dairy and creamery butter showing strong increases .in price, while .a-esl eggs aro up five cents. Dairy butler Creamery butter Eggs, fresh (14 MINTO CUP DATES The dates sot for the Mlnto Cup games :.t the coast, he- twecn New Westminster and Cornwall, nre September ill and v CHICAGO WHEAT MARKET Chicago, 111., Sept. pre! sure 111 the wheat pit today wiped ou an advance' due to firm cables. Opel ing figures were a shade to higher Docomlrar started at SUi t ,t rise of lo fell tack to Purchases for houses mad oats firm. December. alartod '.it UP "I lo nn seemed Inclined t" Mliiuln wlthl those1 limits. ;