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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, September JIJ, W12 ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S EVENTi PHENOMENAL OFFER MADE TO JACK Mclhtosh Ready to Give Johnson for Three Fights in Australia CLUB GOING TO COAST Toronto, Sent. meet- ing of the Big Four clubs "will -5- oe held in Toronto next Man- day, deciding on a challenge for the AHnto Cup. Mr. R, J. Fleming stated this morning that If the league will give llio permission to so to the coast, they will leave next week for New AVestmius. tor. Sau Francisco, Sept. thousand pounds sterling in purses mutely is waiting in- Australia for Jack Johnson, tire Eggro champion heavyweight, if he go after !t. Tfiis word was brought yesterdaj on-the arrival of W. C. Kelly; agen for Hugh Mclniosh, -the Australia fight promoter. Kelly is on his wa> io meet Johnson in Chicago, and im ill he learned of the death of ilrs Johnson, -was confident of raking Jotinsou hack with him. The gross sum is split into three Tor a fight between Johnson ancl Sam Langford, Mclntosh. offers For a fight with Sam ,Vey he will'give and a like euui for A fight with Joe JOCKEY'S FALL FATAL Havre le Grace, Md., Sept. Scckey Jimmie Allen, who was thrown from Lady ilcG-ee, when she fell in the fifth race here yesterday, died at a- hospital here today. He suffered concussion of 'the brain. Allen's home was in Brooklyn. OTTAWA BALL .CLUB MADE SOME MONEY Northwestern League Race Extremely Close Ail interesting fight for the pen- uant is going ou in the Northwestern league. Wednesday Spokane and Seattle were 'tied for first place with Vancouver, u good.third. Seattle yes- terday, by winning, while Spokane lost, went into tie lead; Vancover won yesterday, and crawled up sever- al points over Spokane. The stand ing today Is: GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES National Pittsburg After Chicago Philadelphia, Sept. wlnnns this afternoon 7 to 3, while Chicago was losing two games at Boston, Pitts- burg made a big gain In its alerts to land second place in the National League race. It was Plttsburg's third straight victory here and the team's nintli consecutive victory. The visitors won today by hitting Alexan- der's delivery hard to the Sth and 9th innings. In the three games here the Pittsburg players have made 48. hits. Shotshells "Leader" ami "Repeater" The merits and weaknesses of shotshells are soon shown In trap shooting. Both amateur and professional season's averages were won in '1911 with Winchester Loaded "Leuder" and repeater." Their exception- ally strong and even shooting qualities make them unsurpassed for bird shooting. They are all well made and carefully loaded, and vnll always give satisfactory results. The Red W box guaranteca their reliabil- ity. Look for it when buying and you'll have Smokeless bonds that get the Game Seattle Spokane Vancouver Portland Victoria Tacoma S4 S3 83 .565 .5M .653 .473 .446 .446 Lbrigshot Captured the Doncaster Cup Over Fifteen Thousand Dollars Handled by the Club the First Year cf Its Exist-1 ence Ottawa, Sept. Ottawa base- ball cluj) has disbanded after a suc- cessful season. As 'well as winning the Canadian' league pennant, fiuan- cinlly the Ottawa team has been a Riiccess, Ov-er passed through the books of the club, but the locals the highest salary list in the Canadian league. The receipts here ere away above expectations, but on the road the team did not quite pay travelling expenses. The railway companies carried off about and I'nciors' bills formed an item of about 5400. The Exhibition Association 3 'led down for the use of the fcirlmds at Lansdowno Park and the Olawas turned-about -S1SOO into the ffers of the Canadian league. All the visiting clubs took" money cut of Ottawa, whereas on the road the team did poorly, London always turned out well to welcome the Otta- but at Peterboro, Guelph, St. Thomas and Berlin the gates were miserable. Doncaster, Eng., Kept. [Doncaster ctip, two miles and one fur- developed into pract-ical- y a walkover for Mr. Pilkingion's Prince palatine by persimmon Lady Lightfoot, who started at 25 to 1 ami won as he liked, the sole opposition John Thursby's'Adalis, One Apiece Brooklyn, Sept. beat Bentou in the first game of a double header played ,in one hour and ten minutes, to be a record for swift- ness in the National League. Brook- lyn's run was made In the fifth when Ktrkpatrick singled, stole second, took third on Fisher's out and scored on Miller's single. Gregory started against Rucker, in the second game but Wag found for five hita and four runs In the second inning. He was succeeded by Me- Gray nor who had Brooklyn helpless. Rucker was wild and ineffective and Cincinnati won easily. Another Even Break 'New York, Sept. York and St. Louis split evf-a here today before large mid-week crowd. 'St. Louis won the first game by a score -1 to 2, Harmon winning a pitchers' battle Mathewsoii- was taken out in the eightlr to make room for a pinch hitter, and Randall, his successor yielded the visitors their winning run. In the second Tesreau won for New York by a score of 4 to 1. New York won this game in the fourth when Punched four of their six hits Win two passes and an error. This hitting was the feature of the double header. International Toronto Wins Again Toronto, Sept. pound- ed out another victory over Montre- al, when they fell on Mnttern for ten hits, including two homers, for a to- tal of ten runs against the Royals three. Tie Game Jersey City, Sent. City and Providence fought it out to a 12- inniug tie in the' opening round of their concluding series at West Side Park today. The score was Darkness called the game. 4 io 4. Champs Win' Rochester, Sept. pitch- ing and hitting enabled the cham- pions to defeat the Bisons here today 9 to 2) in a long game. Both Helms and Jameson were ineffective. Baltimore Won Bahimcre, Sept. got sweet Ti- gers, today, 'by winning both Ba of the double-header. Barger proved an easy proposition for the Birds in the first game. The second game war. a pitchers' battle between Sawh- key and Lee, in which the former came out first best. MACLEOD POLOISTS SUFFERED DEFEAT 10-5 Macleod, Sept. first game of the JIaoleod Polo Tournament was played yesterday between the teams of Cochrane and Macleod on the polo grounds north of the river, and result- ,ed in a, win for the Cochrane -team by a score of 10-5, although the game was much closer than the score would Indicate. The weather was ideal [or pol, aud a large crowd turned out to witness the game. WHEAT KING'S SON A "WHITE HOPE" FRANKIE BURNS NOW READY FOR ALL COMERS Oakland Scrapper Would Like to Take Crack at Champion Wolgast San1 Francisco, Sept. 12. Announce ment that he is ready now to tackle any lightweight in the business was made here today 'by Frankic Burns. of Oakland, who knocked out One- Round Hogan, of San Francisco, here Wednesday afternoon in, the tenth round of a scheduled 20-round fight. "Now that 1 have disposed of Ho- said Burns, "J would like an- other crack at Ad Wolgast Ritchie, Rivers or get a side bet from me if they are looking for fight. Two men were arrested at Windsor cace track for signalling results ct races to Detroit to beat the uonl- roonis there. TT'S a well-known say- ing among the well dressed men. "If you want to see what'? really new, go to the Fit-Reform May we show you all tthe new fall styles in Fit-Reform fall suits NkKELVIE McGUIRE, Cubs Drop Two Boston, Sept. locals v both games in today's double header with Chicago, the first by a score, of seven to -nil and: the second seven- to four, in the opening, contest Boston drove Toney from the' bos during the third inning five hita "on which four runs scored. Two more runs came in that inning after Reul- bach went to Toney's relief. Chicago was unable to'hit-Hess who was forc- ed to leave the game in the eighth in- ning because of a split thumb. Timely hitting and excellent fielding gave Boa- ton the second game. Campbell's bit- ting and two sensational plays by Maranville in "the final contest were features. American' Boston Cleaned White Sox Chicago, Sept. made a clean of the, series with Chi- cago today, winning the final game. 3 to Lange and Brennan faced each other in a pfBhers' battle, in which the former weak-ened in the eighth, after one man was out. Ycr- lies wag walked, and Speaker filed out. Lewis walked and Gardner also drew a pass, filling the Stahl then doubled, scoring Yerkes, Lewis and Gardner. Chicago's lone tun came in the eighth, after one was out, when Mattick tripled to left and scor- ed on Collins' single. Washington beat Cleveland Cleveland, Sept. wound up its series in Cleveland -by winning, 3 to 2, today. The pitching was even, but Mitchell's three-base hit with a wild throw in the seventh inn- ing allowed Washington to score the winning run. Jack Johnson Tells Peculiar Story About Suicide of His Wife; He is Nervous Too Motor Boat's Speed Nearly Mile a Minute Buffalo, Sept. -Babv Reliance II., owned by. of Brooklyn, won tfi'e1 lime championship trophy at the' -third annual regatta" of the Buffalo Motor club this after- noon, covering .the thirty-mile course lu i minutes and 3o seconds, which is the fastest time ever made top a of her class in. a race over a thirty-mile course. Her 'average speed was at the 45.47 miles an hour. Young Jack Patten Aspires to Honors in Fighting- Arena Chicago, Sept. many Evans ton friends of Jack Patten. IS-year- old son of James A. Patten, former wheat king, were greatly surprised to hear that he is aspiring as a real "white hope" in the 'boxing line. The newsywas Imparted by John Burg1, secretary to President A. W. Harris, of the Northwestern Univer- sity, JSvaustou, who is making a Euro- pean tour 'with James A. Patten and his son. Burg received a letter from Presi- dent. (Harris, in which he describes in detail the rise of young Patten as a boxer and, tells hpw be knocked out a heavyweight of the Northwestern University football team on the trip over to Europe and how be won. a silver cup as the best boxer on the ship. He engaged in seven contests. He also entered the Victoria Louis boxing contests in England and em- erged with -honors.-' Jaftes A. Patten always has been a strong admirer of clean sports, and in an interview not long ago said: "Athletics under proper conditions will do anything for a boy." Jack weighs more than ISO pounds. He is a stu-dent at the Evans ton Academy. RED SOX BETTER THAN THE GIANTS Cleveland Scribe Believes Boston Would Win World's Series From New York Nationals Cleveland, Sept. an Ameri- can league partisan, tho writer visited Pittsburg to witness tho double-head- ers between the Glunts and Pirates. Of course, it la iHOlcuU to judge a team's ability by watching it play but a single series.. In fact, it scarcely fair to venture an opinion under such circumstances, but just the Biiine, I cannot SCR that, Boaton has anything to fear from the Giants. PittsbuTg looked io .mo like a team that could make things more Interest- ing for the American leaguers than the Giants. In tho first place, tho Red Sox oui field completely outclasses any trio of gardeners that McGraw can put the field. Stahl is a muuh better nat- ter than Merkle and almost as good a the bases. Doyle, however, has it on either Yerkes or Ball by a big margin. Wagner has It on Flet- cher In every way. In fact, the Giant youngster is scarcely in the same class as the Boston veteran, who is lilaying the best ball of his career. At third, Gardner is far more valuable than I-lerzog, In pitchers, Boston is just as strong as New York. Wood is a better pitch- er today than either Maihewson or Martiuard. Collins may prove as good a southpaw as Marqiiard, as the latter has not been pitching a very effective article of ball of lute. B-edient is im- H'oving right along and should prove lust as capable as Tesreau if more When it comes to thu second j stringers, the New York club, how- ever, appears som-ewhat stronger. 3'Brien has been very erratic oE late and, it is received a warning 'rom Manager Stahl. Pape is just "air, while Hail does not seem to lie .he pitcher he 'was in the sprin s just as good a relief pitcher, how- ever, as Crandall, and the pair will probably be used for. this purpose, npressed with McGraw's Leadership Behind the 'bat New York should excel. Carrigan, Nunamaker and Cady are efficient backstops, but nei- her ranks with Meyers when it cornea o all around ability. Meyers can bat, MARKETS LETHBHIDGE MARKETS There'are no change-.! in the lonal market prices today. Humors of a decline in the price of meats Jmvu not yet taken definite form. No. l Northern No, li Northern............ 0.72 No. 3 Northern............ '0.69 No. Northern.............' O.DS No. No. 1 Alberta 0.70 NNo. 2 Alberta Ueil........ 0.68 NNo. .'t Alberlii Red........ O.fifi No. 4 Alberta Red........ 0.5S No. 5. Alberta Red ......0.49 Bran, per ton............ 21.00 Shorts, per 23.00 Oats, per ton, sacked........ 26.00 Rolled Oats 27.00 Now Potatoes, per Ib............0.01 Beets, per Ib.............., o.OIi Carrots, per Ib. t........- o.OS Turnips, per !b. .'........b___0.01 Onions, per 0.03 to 0.4 Butter and Eggi: Dairy butter................. Creamery Eggs, fresh Cattle on trie Hoof: Steers, pound Cows, per pound.................. Gows, dressed, per pound per pouhd Live, cwt. per Hog.: Dressed, ib.........-... Live, per 0.20 0.30 0.80 .05 .10 .12 B.M 11.00 0.11 o.os WINNIPEG GRAIN PRICES thro A- am1 liig handling of tho Uvirlers. But where the Giants would excel is on the bench. The more one sees of McGraw, the more he is impressed with his ability. He certainly excelled Clarke in manager- ial acumen during tie series at Pitts- burg. Pittahurg looked good to me, al- though it lost threu of the four games. and I believe its pitchers would make a better showing against the' Red Sox than the Giant hurlers would. But Pittsburff can scarcely be considere-d a pennant contender any more, no more than the Athletics can -b-e reck- oned in the race in the American league. Winnipeg, Man., Sept. ers art entering the game in earnest and aet.ive buying from tiiis soiree and somewhat unfavorable weather, gave a strong tone to mark.it. Dull, elonily weather with light rains was reported this naming. included two cars of Nro.. 1 hard and a good proportion of contract wliuat. Twenty-one cars, tough, shows tl.'.t injudicious threshing has been in evi- dcuce. Total cars inspected fill, in sight 80 cars. Wheat- Get.......... Dec.......... May Oct.......... Dec. Get.........; Sil} 86 11113 303 32J snj- 86V 91 30; 33} Cii.sh Prices Recruits Smothered Tigers Detroit, Sept. a re- cruit, held Detroit to three scattered hits, and shut out th-a home team to. day, :i to 0. Only one local player reached second. Wheatley, also a re- cruit, pitched good ball for Detroit. Another Shut Out St. Louis, Sept. Allison held Mew York to five scattered .hits, while his teammates made timely hits off War-hop. St. Louis winning 3 to 0. Northwestern Portland 6, Spokane 5. Seattle 3, Victoria 1. Vancouver S, Tacoma 3. English Football London, Sept. a Southern .c.isuc fixture yeuterdny. Nortlmmp- .011, on their grounds, took tlio small mil of a 2 Io 1 score In their game ititli Soull Ko. 1 Nor.................... No. 2 Nor. No. H Nor................... No. 4 No. 5 No.'li Feed Oats- No. 2 C. W................... Kx. No. 1 1'ccd Ko. i Kced No. 2 Feed......... Rejected Kcnl Flax- No. 1 X. No. 2 C. W................... No. 3 C. W. Minneapolis Sepl............................ Dec.......... Chicago Sept. DM. Mav WHEAT MARKET Chicago. 111., Sept. prices rose (delay in response to statements that tlie growins crop in Germany was suffering severely from unfavor- able Oflicinl reports esti- mated the Russian yield as bushels less last year. Word came also that Argentine stocks were decreasing. Tlio opening un- changed to 3-S up. December start- ed :if a gain of y. to and advanced to in Vit- Short buying put firmness into oats. December opened higher at :i-V, and ascend ed to Chicago, Sejit. Etta Bur- yea, Johnson, the of Jack Johnson, champion heavyweight pug- ilist, died, a suicide after wrecking her health in caring for her husband, who a victim of nervous prostra- tion and had bean afflicted with suici- dal mania for n yenr on account of in- juries and exertion during his fight with yJeffnrlcs, This was tho testi- mony of Johnson at the inquest here today over the body of Mrs. Johnson, who shot herself Johnson said that the nature and ex- tent of his sufferings after the cham- pionship tiight had been kept secret by hi-a wife and himself. "I am still suffering from the Affects of that light to some he said. Johnson gave his testimony in tears, lie declared that his wife's efforts io koop him from suioido were what broke down her own health Ho said; "T bollevo thnl. I Incurred brijin fov- er or some similar derangement from the exertions of tho JeJi'eries light and the heat that prevailed at the time. I was not myself for a year, but.-the secret was closely kept between me and Mrs. Johnson. She saved me twice when I tried to choke myscjlf to death. She seized me and strug- gled with me and prevented tlio act. had nn awful time taking care of me for over a year. 1 am telling lliia only In justice to my wife. U never has been told American Tobacco Fragrant selected loaf, manu- factured by Rock OHy TobaiTo Company Quebec Winnipeg ;