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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE I.ETHBRIDGE BAILYjHERALP Thm-sday, Aprl^^ 17,1913 , n bought Sanquhar Home First ' -m Craven Stakes, Big Race at Newmarket Today J^ondon, April 17.-^The Craven � ^Btakes, for thjrfe-year-oJds, $2,500; run -j'today at Newimarlcet over the Row-i'Jey Mile, was won by lord R08�bery's , V'Ijftr'colt Sanquliw, by Santry-Valve, ?;'-whl >w: Danay' Maher, d�spHe Jiia Jncraas-li>K'-w�l�rbt, performed a remftr]!a Stakes. Maher won the ; j'Three-Tiear-OJd Handicap Plate with ksiSwind; took a sdillng plate race with ^^r Highland Fowl, and also leeb'the field �littf) the- tape with Xord Rosebery's .i Wrack la-the Biennial Stakes, The sjiiAmerlcaa. Jockey received an ovation on; returning to weigh but. Great Baseball Mathematician Has Figured the Position That Both American and National League Teams Should Finish ' the Season in-rHow He Makes His Forecast THE WAY THEY ARE PICKED TO FINISH American Ueague AthleUcs ... Boston ... . Washington Chicago ... New Ycrk . Detroit .. St; Louis - National League - w. U > L. 98 56 Pittsburg ...... ... .... 102 52 92 62 N�w York ... ... ....... 88 6G 83 72 Clncinflatl ...... ....... 82 � 72 .79 75 Chicago ...... . ....... SO 74 77- 77 Philadelphia ...... 73- 81 66 88 Brooklyn ...... . ....... 07 87 61 90 Boston ...... ... ....... e-i. 90 58 96 St. Louis ;.. ....... 60 94 GAMES IN MAJOR LEAGUES FRANK CHANCE I.' ilSAST IN GOOD '[ SHAPE FOR IRPHY fes: San Francisco, April 17. - Phil 'f;,|vitJght, a Kansas Citys lightweight, iH'fi'jwho .IS here to; fight Tommy McFor->vi^iia, avlocal boxer, knocked Ad Wol-'goj^t down yesterday afternoon with gi?i||pard:left to the jaw in the second jpwnd . of their three-round sparring &'!;flq,ut! in / the. former champion's train-, . mg^sflUJurters. Ah hour'slater Wol-^a^t, ,who had been a 10 to 9 fav-ifite'over Murphy, was quoted at ID-ito 8 iover the New York fighter: IN GREAT TRIM iiSaiiFr^oisco, April 17.-PoIIow-1 igi his :12^round. hosing bee before a iii^/cro*a. Ad. Wolgast appears to bd|Sin;;^he trim ot his life for his 20-lifend'hout- with Hailem Tommy lip^yihere/?iiext^ SitUrday atterr; ' , npijbi:; JoeVAWedo, boxed four rounds with iihe former champion, giving �W|S^aaiKaiiltte. workout. Then Willie Hoppe .tackled t^e wildcat, and the Lo)fS' put up, a lively three-round set-. *p;^|Geqk;5Wayne and Phil Knight then 1 eiit .three and two round* respect-, -J\^yiW�hitbejCsidi Across:: 4he vbay at San Rafael, Murphy* hoxed three rounds each with ; ilcfniry,;Hickey, Johnny Fr^yne and T ddie MiUer. The.Harlemite showed iiplendid' form. MlfilY 6AfE FtYNN lRST_flF_SflOR[ GO Went Six Rounds at Phiiadel-phia-Lulher Showed Up Well PhiladcU'hia, April 16.-Luther Mc-CaiHiy, clali^ant of the white heavyweight boxing championship, was awarded the popular decision by a wide margin at the end of a fast six-round bout with Jim Flynn, of Colorado at the Olympia Athletic Club here tonight-SidCaEty led throughout the fight. appeared to be out- The spring training trips ot the major league clubs have failed to produce any startling changes in the paper form of the teams; at^least nothing startling enough to change the standings of th^. teams. , ... ^ Since I commenced doping the cinbs six weeks ago the biggest ladividual gains have been made by the Chicago Cubs, in signing Archer, in the improved form of the pitching staff, and in securing Overall. The phicago White Sox haye strengthenecj-consid-i erably, but have failed to idev'ejop any youngsters of championship calibre, and the Amorican . DETROIT COULDN'T WIN Olcveland, Ohio, April 16.-Cleveland won todayi 2 to 1, in a pitoh-e'i'S'battle between Gregg, Cleveland's-star southpaw, and Geo, Mul-liq, whom JSnnings sent in to pitoh .in an effort ,to take home tomorrow la record of more than one victory. Detroit was held hitless until the fifth inning and not until the eighth did they have a chance to score. . :Detroit's shortstop gave a splendid exhibition of fielding. Score : Cleveland ......................... 2 6 1 Detroit...................... 15 1 Gregg and Land; Mullin and Stan-age..:, ' ; was the deciding feature in the ought to win,' considering the clubs' game today, Chicago winning 3 to each Is likely to work againet. and ,2. Cicotte pitched excellent ball for the defensive strength of his own j Chicago, while Baumgartiier weaken-olub. I have figured Carefully what; in the ninth, Chicago-hitting him proportion of games each catcher Uor four single, breaking the tie. should work; and calculated his value Bodle led off with a single in the to the team on that basis. - . Ininthi which, followed by Weaver's ; Having figured:each man's value to'^'*'Sle and Rath's single to,centre, his .?>wn team, and his value as com- them two runs, Chicago scor- i�ared >-^'it3j; that of the rival players t'^'^'d on Schalk's double, a of the same'pbsition, I figured the sacrifice hit, and a sacrifice fly; St, - Louis scoring in the flfth on a acratcl^ Although he appeaxcu lu uo uuu classed from the; start, Flynn gamely position to judge than the (ythers can stuck out the entire six rounds. With U seems Zeider is a better ball both gloves protecting the jaw and player than I.ord, but behavior and his body crouched in such a manner'disposition enter into the case; as to prevent M;cCarty from reach- . ing a Tital part, the Pujblo fireman " ;-'^^^^ � , ' rushed into clinch after clinch and Frank Chance has done" -wondera succeeded in landing many blows on j the, HigiOandersi and his expr�s-the champion at close quarters. Mc-' "'""^ of satisfaction goes a long, way. Carty, however, seemed to be in the He did not know a player on the pink of condition and was hot both- ^''^'^ ^^f^^Pt Chasfti and has selected ered with Flynii's short arm jabs, what American."league .managers de-With straight arm jabs, he pounded clarete the strongest possible arrange away at hfs opponent's face as the ment of the iteam. latter ,TU the end - , uuc-------- .- Chance,, always latter rushed into the clinches. -At haabjeen a wonderful judge of play-of the first round Flynn's ers, and,the team'.as it lines, up now nose was bleeding. In the second his looks much, sts-ongsr than the mater^ mouth was cut, and before the close I ial did when hk started. . both eyes were nearly closed. After The peculiar ; training conditions shaking hands,the men rushed to a wlirhave a big eftec* on the race for clinch. After: they had been separat-! th�  first twt* monthsj . Every team, 9(J by J^J i refpree. McCartj^jolted,' 'with the esceptiori-bf. Cincinnati and Flynn :with two, rights to .the jaw, ' Hart lerfiBf: ;iiick with the value of the positions themselves as o u�fGSsSvs work. hit, a stolen base and a base on balls: It looked as though St; Louis Having reached the value, defensive , ^jjyjj tj,e ninth when they and offensive, of each man, I flgwed ^jj^^ ^j^g jjj^g^g .^j^j, ^one out, hut a -the- team values, and by calculating j^j. double play by R^ith, Weaver and the defensive-yalue of a cluib,. the gorton out the rally short, after one pitching strength:, and Offensive ^j^a scored: Score: strength, I figure!^ the comparative Chicago ......................... 3 9 2 value of teams, and'reduced this value to games won and lost. Remember, "theria is always an unknown quantity- in baseball-luck. No one can figure oh that. Luck in a single game has; >been calculated at anything fram.fl3'.5t6 70 per cent; In a series the luck*;'cI the games runs about 60 peri c6nt. "against 40 per cent. -1u favor ,o� the better team. The effect of luck upon a team is a different matter. A run of: bad luck may St. Louis.................. ..... 2,4 Gibbtte and Schalk; Baiimgartner and Agne>v. .  POSTPOl^IEMBNTS New York and Boston, rain. Philadelphia at WaSnington, rain. NEW INDIAN STAR Cincinnati, O., April 16.-Cincinnati uncovered what appeared to be a promising recruit today -yvhen Johnson,: an Indi^ pitclier, held St. Louis to three hits and the locals won for the ^rs't,;t.ime this season, 5 to 0. Johij^oh allowed but three bases on balls^ Onthe other hand Perriet, the St. Louis pitcher, was hit hard, as welllojs being wild. Cincinnati scored two runs in ?tho second inning. E'gan tripled an& Grant wallfod. Both scored wJjen, in an efi!,ort to prevent a double steal, Wingo and Cakes made wild'.;filirowg. In :tho following inning' four ,$lh|[]es,.� base on ba'.ls and a b^lk added three more to the Cincinnati list of runs. The game was called at the end ;nf the seventh to allo'^Ginoinnati to catch a train for Pittfburg. Score :� St. Louis ...... ............ 0 3 4 Cincinnati ...... .......;.,.; ...... 5 0 0 Psrritt;, Hunt knd Wingo ; Johnson and Olark.' � ioSTPONBxMEJNTS Brooklyn at New York, rain. Boston'at Philadelpliia, rain. (Only tiifeei games scheduled. Association ^t, Paul .................. ......... 2 8 0 ............ ,..... Minneapolis ...... ...............5.114 niln one team and-yet only stir thej , Katger and James ; Patterson and fighUng spirit of. another. No one can [Owens, tell -which it win do. However, -the comparative PALZER RETURNS Bilok^ From Paris-White Hspe Ranks Active Again *Tew York, April 14.-With the ar-ilval ffere of Al. Palzer,.from Paris, 1 ^w life is shown today in the white; hope*' rank* here. There is-I lilc.'sof matching Falser with Gunboat 'imlth; and also discussion of a return, match between Palzer and Luther McCarty. , Palzer went to Paris to fight Jack lolinson, but thei negro scrapper was detained la this countory by the courts. while the latter sent three short jabs to the face. Blows were exchanged in rapid succession at close quarters until the bell. The following rounds were a supoession of clinches, with McCarty using both left and right with effect on Fiji's body, while the latter kept Tushing in an attempt to land a l)!ow Awhicb wouldj,'cnd ' ihe fight. , , -  The four bouts which preceded the windup furiiishBd plenty' of excitement, All were closely contested. SHANNON AND SUTHERLAND-WON BOWLING ' TOURNEY AT "Y" COBB MAY SELL AUTO SUPPLIES ^ Is Offered $15,q0O a Year ts Act as Chicago Agent ;'1 " ^ � ^0, April iq.-Ty Cobb, cham-tsnianiotrthe league, -some ia resident of Chicago If ''/bo come to term*' with the of the Detroit club, ao-j,a ' tejegram sent by" him 'ta Ga, led, tcj an offer of fl5;0O0 0fitti;'*utomo!>ile to act sis 6|it"ft>r an aubcwnoblle sup-^'"i^JhrJ^W^rtt, Ind.,'that with PresI The bowling" tournament at the Y. M. C. A- to -establish the two man championship of the dormitories was settled last night,in; favor of Shannon and /Sutherland, wfeo defeated Yoimgi and Nicholson in the final of a single game series to break a four-cornered tie which resulted at the e|id of the schedule. There were nine teams entered in the tourney and at the end of the schedule four of the entries had won flvey and lost. three. Buchanan and Rice were the first"to be knocked out of the running m the extra games on AlaBay night. They were defeated by Mcllyea and Car-berry, and last night Carberry and McUyea weUt down before Young and Nicholson; and the latter in turn; received their Waterloo at the ha^j^ of Shannon and Sutherland, antt^the tourney was,at a close. It was the tightest and the most successful howl'ng competition esver held at the"Y". The scores were not remarkably high, but the con-tefstantS were very evenly matched and the games lor the most were, exciting.-; Hardld Lwg carr'ed off the high single game score with 280. Brooklyn, had great luck With weather at the l^art, and practically all of them hadi;wretched weather con-: ditions to dontend with" at the fijilsh. It seems-to me that the .Whit-e Sox, Detroit, and the New York H}ghland-, ors had all th? hotter of the spring ; training advantages, ' Olnclnnati/ Boston (both teams), and Brooklyn suffered worst f rami weather conditions. Cincinnati .praotleally has no training at all worth mentioning; The team hit rain and had conditions at Mobile,, worse 'oondttlons at Binnlng-ham,r and other points, was flooded out of its own grounds, and. forced to seek dry land anywhere to finish, it will start on a miserable field, covered with the mud and Bllme of the flood if the water siihsides in time for the grounds Jo dry out at; ailL^ The conditions .hurt 'Cincinnati ferrlbly. It Is a team that ougbt to have had the start to' do Itsvibest-j; ' The eastern teams-with: lihe exceptions of those that trained in the west -have all the advantage, as %11 the western tenms, exoeptlng the;'White t;^h,Ut'i'would give J6'the'>ufi?,ess ]pro. X^iTfa." iThe'con-'>bij'8j.secv>c,8s re- \ jQ^fibball, anf 'tb'elrSt: Lo'ulg Sox, lyere damaged by flood conclitlons The Cubs, after working into' condition at Taimpa, iprpctloaJly closed their training .season when they left Florida, and have gone back in condition since then; It seems' that the Athletics, Washington, and' the .Wilts Sox ere in the best conditio^; of the; American league teams,- vand : that Phlladelphlft has whatever advantagieaocrue'd from training in tho; Natipnali Wo' must expect rather hjad ,ba8abftli;,v for a njonth at least, �nd bad pitching lor six weeks. This is good in the sensei that the teams with. T^ealter pitching staffs will have a chance to- -win gam�8 they Would loaislatei' in the year,. ��: -^..-y,:.;; ,,, ,',�;'.;:;;,,',�.�:. , The St. Louis/Browns, flught to do well at the start,, lor their pitchers seem in fine condition, to Judge, from their -shoiwing. agajast;. the � � C^irdlnalB in the pre-aeason eerJ^H, ;\ NOTICES , "V" FOOTBALL TEAM , A practice of the Y. M, C, A. foot ball feftiu'bas been, called for this ov-eillng at the Barracks at 6^0 sharp. Every pjayer turn out. value tables of ths teams apurpxlniate the! �way they win finish the season. The' range/of possibilities .is much- wider in the Amerlcan'league than,in -the National. I cannot see a chance for the Athletics to finish: except first or second. Boston may finish fira>t, second or third. Washington may finish secCnd, third, fourth or fifth. Chicago has a chance -to finish anywhere from third to seventh, and so have Now York and Cleveland. � Detroit .may run fifth,,slxith or seventh,, with,' an out-tide chance of slipping to eighth. St; IjouIb may, with proper luck, reach as high as sixth. In the National league, ;tiie range of possibilities is much;, narrower. Pittsburg ought |to -win 'sp easily as to make the raoe'a, joke.jlt .wpuld rer duire a lot of luck-for New,York:to heat, out the Pirates, ^nd neltlxeV Chi-oa,go nor Cinoinnartl-'tho teams'that figure closest tQ.,-them-^h�jB a real chancer to beat them out, unless something like a smallpox^ epidemic.or a train wreck slrlkes the leaders. The fact that: the eastern- teams are?, aR a body, in much.hetter condition ihanthe w^atern, ones'does not affect the race ,as much as it would if they 'were to play .th^,western clubs at- once. The. easterners . aiust play ajnong them-solves lor a fortnight ^during which the flood hound ;arid�'bogged dovra clubs will have .a chance to'get into better shape. The Sox and 'the Browns ought to get the Jump In the .west in tl^e American league and: Pitts burg in -the National, In the -east the Americwi league has four teams In fine condition, what ever advantage there 18: resting with New York. The,Giatits' and:Phillies have much the advantage over.the weak Brooklyn and BoBton;'clubs in the National and -ought to step'.right out in front. �:,,., , Anyhow-they're off, and mny the best tec^ma win, * Toledo;...... ...... .......... 13 0 Milwaukee.................. 2" 7 0 George and Livingston ; Braum and The! Hughes. (No other games scheduled).. Northwestern At Toooma- Vancouver...... ...... ...... .... 7 Taooma ...... ...... .............. 2 Schmutz and Byrne. In doping the probable flnlBh of t^e teams I have fftken- the players in each position Inj'efich team, Btu^lcd them as individuals, as iise .-rotonerB, bitters, and fielders. '.PJjen" J, ,'made up tables showing'the players In, each position and studied them in 'c'ompar- BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL W. L. P.C. Boston .. ...� -iV. .. .1 0 1.000 St. liouis 2 . A .667 Brooklyn >, .. .. i,. 2' 1 .6(57 Pittsburg ..... ...... 2 2 .500 Chicago ..,�..;.. - 2 2 .500 Philadelpliia .. .. i. 1 .500 Cincinnati: '... >\ 1 0 .333 New York'.. .. .... 0 2 .000 : AMBRICAN W. L. P.O. Philadelphia ...... 3 0 1,000 Washingtoil ... .1 0 1,000 Chicago ,. i .. i, 4, 3 / .607 Cleveland..*. .j ... 3 2 .600 St. LoulB.;.. .. 3 3 .500 New York .. ...... 1 2 .333 Detroit ;.'.' ..->. 1 4 .200 Boston *,' ^ ,ii. 4;'. .1 3 !250 Prices paid farmers:. No. 1 Northern ., .. .. 72 No. 2 Northern....... .. 69 No. 3 Northern .. ..;...... ()S No. 4 Northern...... ,. 64 . No. 5 Northern .,........ 66 No. 1 Red............... 09 - No. 2 Red............... 66 � No.'3 Red.......... ... ... �3 No. 4 Red.......(......: 58 Alfalfa, No. 2, pair ton ....... 0.00 I'rairio.......".'.......... 11.00 Pet ton Cattle-Carrots.....................OIJ Turnips .................;....................Oti* Parsnips................................. .08^ Beets...........i.,,.......................-08 Wholesale prices- California tomatoes, per crate 4.75 Cucumbers,'per dozen........76 Green onions, per dozen bunches .75 Strawberries, per crate .... Steers, live ............."..i.......... Steers, dressed ..............v..... li*>'�**�*******?' Cows, live Cows, dressed Proauce- Potatoes ....... Cabbage ........ Onions '.........., Bran . Shorts Oats..................................~.. Rolled Oats............................... Prices Pal* Farmers Poultry-Chickens, dressed................�m Chickens, live .................. Turkeys, dressed ,............... Turkeys, live................... 4.50 .07 .13 .08 .11 .. 13.00 ... m .. .04 ..$18.00 .., 21.00 ... 20,00 ... 21.00 .la .18 .22 .20 THURSDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg; April , 17. - The grain markets today iVore : Wheat-May ......... .........; ......... July......... ......... ......... 'Oct................... ......... Oats-May .............../.. ......... JulV.............,.......;...... Flax-May ........................... July..........................; Oct............................ Cash Prices Nor. .;.........,..... ^ Nor'. ......,...:....;.. Nor. .................. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OPENING DELAYED BY SAD WEATHER Open 90i m 87* 35 364 l.Ui 1.17i 1.20jt No. No. No. No. No. No. Peed......... .................. Winter Wh'eat- No. i':...:!;.;-^;v...::..:;:.r;=-' No. 2........................... No. 8........................... No. 4........................... Oats- No. 2 C. W................... No. 3 C. iV................... Ex. No. i Feed ;........... No. 1 Feed.................. No. 2 Feed.................. Barley- , No. 8 ......,;.................. No. 4........................... Rejected...................... Feed ......... ^.....;, ,..,..,. Flax-No. 1 N. W. C. ..........;. Minneapolis 14 4 and Conniok ; McGinnity 11 At Spokane-Portland ...... ...... .;... 11 Spokane.............. ............. 6 � & .- Pitclmer, Callahan and Murray ; Gordon, Risberg and Auor. ^ At Seattle- . Seattle ............ ...v......4 7 1 Victoria ......................... 12 1 Fullerton and Cadman ; Kantlehner KaUffman and Meek. New: York, ''April 16.-Tlie sched-, uled (ipening today of the Interna-; tional-Baseball league bumped into a gg-^ heavy: rainstorm, general throughout the eist,; and all four, games sched- _ uled : in Providence, Jersey City, j { "�80i Newark, ;and Baltimore, were called, ' -� _ ggj Chicago 85^ 88J 88f 00^ COAST LEAGUE At Portland-Los Angeles ..,.,...,........... 3 Portland Chech and Boles ; Krapp and Fisher. Higglnbotham, At'San Francisco-Oakland ...... .................. 4 13 2 San Francisco .'........... .... 5 10 1 � (12 Innings) Hemstead, Malarkey and Rohrer ; McCoy and Spencer. CAZEAUX WON FROM VINCENT ,::,v::^:.�^;,Xl^NQL|8H^�:GAME�:^�::'^:�;�^^'� .London, April 1^.-In 'a .p*jstponed second; division football: gaitte "playadi yeBterday at Bradford; -Wo^Verhajppr toto-^'Wanid^rers -vWnt' down, to "defeat J60fore Bradford by t^e acior? of Montreal, April 16.-Raymond Caz-eaux defeated Moran "Vincent at Soh-mer Park tonight, in a match which "was slow In comparison to some that have been staged at (the local park lately. The Biirdelaise took the first and third falls in 35 and 20 minutes respectively. off. Clearing, skies tonight promised more favorable cbnditions for th6 delayed start of the season tomorrow. RAIN IN'MAJORS Rain also pl-cvented all major league games'In the east today; Similar conditions; hd^ever, have become familiar to disgusted' fans, both east and west,'in the few-days since the start of the major-league season. Almost'50 per cent pf all games scheduled since the opening of play on April 9 have beep postponed because of rain or: wet grounds. More than a score of double headers later in the season Avill be nevessary to play off the gamesthus-fax prevented by weather conditions,: much worse, than it was reasonahle to,look lor even from fickle April. BGAN FOR' PAi-TIMORE �Philadelphia, :;:April 17,.-Manager Connie Mack, of'the Philadelphia Americans,-announced last night tbait he had released Catcher Ben Egan to the Baltimore International league club. BOUTS BOOKB-D FOR CALGARY Calgary,: April 15;-Mickey Mc-ln-tyre an^.-Bili;Griffith, 'of Cincinnati, were inaJt' its .present minimum. The '.';p'lByere!;!, contention is dlsmlssfid by the pvesl-dent as being "unworthy of-'sSflpn*!':' consideration," because It "woiild'!,bfe too obetruoUva to malntalningf':�'diijl7-''' olpUne on the playing Held- ' '-' ' 736 35 3 ;