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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD PAGEHTrf AT THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL POLO MATCH BETWEEN AMERICA AND ENCLAND AT BROOK, WON QUITS EASILY BY THE SCORE OF TO 3. Insulted Ball Player's Wife in Argument Over May Jump to Federals Detroit, Mich., June 22.-WH1 Tyr rus Raymond. Cobb jump to the Fed- eral League? According to a state- ment by the premier.'batsmafl ol the American league, if wide publicity is given to the latest escapade of the hot-blooded southerner, he will An this. While being questioned at a police station Saturday night regarding his lie-lit with a- butcher who -told Mrs. Cob, "He didn't want the Cobbs for' 'he made the 'following statement: "Nothing doing, I'm not going to say a thing.- isn't going to ap- pear in the papers; if, it does, Im ruined, and my reputation is gone. Why, I'm known, all over the coun- try and if a. line oi this gets into the nswspaperi I'm ruined. Why they'll hoot me of! the diamond and I'll have to! forget the American League and go over .to the Federals or stop playing ball." Copb was told that it would be impossible to keep the story from the newspapers, and reluctantly told how the affair started with a dis- pule over a; fish between his butcher and Mrs. Cobb. Mrs. Cohb alleges shs was insulted. Ty took his wife's defense which: resulted In a trip to the police station." Although he was taken to the station in the patrol and the .butcher says he will prose- cute, 'the police say no arrest was made. Every effort will he made to settle the case but of court in order that Gobi may be kept in the -line- up. It was reported that Cobb E thumb broken, but an examination re- vealed that .it was ,a dislocation in- stead of ills wturn to tile galtie' in a: short time.'' When.Informed that Ty was carry- ing a, .giin ttoe'.police commissioner said Cohb had a permit to carry fire arms. "I womier.that Oobh with his fiery temper has not gotten hlmsel In more he said. "It woul( a serious calamity to keep him out of the game when Detroit has a chance for the pennant." RITCHIE AND WELSH SIGN UP All Details Cloud for Olympla July 7 Bout The two young .pltcheri; Leonard and Foster, more .n'ow to help the Boston, Red Sox alotis than the staff of although Joe Wood, It not twirling regularly yet. Leonard eeeme' to' Improve with agt. Two years ago his record with Spok- ane was nothing iextraordlnarv, but he was better'last'year In Boston, and this season premises to-.puah.Collins hard for the honor of; being the win- ning southpaw. LAWS LIB- London, June 20.Fina1 articles were signed today by Wllllo Ritchie of Cal- ifornia, world's lightweight boxing champion, and Ifrod Welsh, the Bri- tish lightweight champion, for their tn-entjrourid' bout for the champion- ship of the world, to he fpught at Olymcia on July.7. WITH ENFOREMENT OF WILD ANIMALS TAKE ERTIES AROUND Fernie.'.June Owing to the strict enforcement of the {game laws the deer are getting quite, numerous. In motoring recently Hos- mer and Fernle John Pollock" startled a largo buck, which, turning quickly, lilt its head against., a fence .post with such force that a portion n! its horn was broken off. Mr. Pollock brought it with him as a souvenir. In driving between Goal Greek and Fernie last, week _ Charles Bewer, manager .for the. 'Trite-Wood store, almost drove over a grizzly tear with a oub. Charlie did hot stop to in- vestigate, as about that time ho re- membered that someone in Fernle had loft a hurried call for him.. He re- grets now that he did not .capture tlie cub, as the' Seljs-Flpto Circus Co. would hare given him a large sum for it. ttowaver, Charlie' hopes to hevo time at his disposal when thef meet' again. (By Hugh S, Fullerton) American yachting from the entire Atlantic seaboard, studying the construction of the yachts that are to defend America's cup and the tuning- up performances of Shamrock: IV., be- lieve th'at, If America's cup is to re: main on this slue, It will be due ib American seamanship rather than to tho construction of the boats..' showing of Vanite and Resolute In the trial races has been far from satisfactory to the sharps. They de- clare Vanite faulty in rig rather.than in her lines, and a boat that would have to have all the luck of the weath- er to win. Her performance in the third race was freakish. In heavy wa- ter and a heavy gusty blow, she buck- ed aud heeled. Resolute, built close to the old Her- reshoff lines, they claim Is much bet- ter under all weather conditions. Vantte's victory in tlie Hist clash was due, they say, more to the luck of the weather than, to any sailing superiority. Besides, Resolute was aulty in rigging, and the errors .were corrected after the race. Lipton's fourth Shamrock is koep; ,ng them all guessing. 'Tho English critics declare her a freak and claim she will either be an immense' sue cess or .a dismal failure. She is of .he skimming dish type, and the sharps declare she violates a score of the accepted rules yacht.building. One yacht sharp writes me from New York that he believes either of :he last two yacht defenders could leat Resolute, and that he is pinning Is hopes on Reliance, which has been delayed by changing rigging from en- tering the trials. Sir Thomas and many of htS- friends are enthusiastic. They have built a t to meet the conditions ot the contest. Heretofore the British critics have complained of conditions, that they favored Amercan boats. Now Sir Thomas has -built a boat that is; more extreme than any ho ever has sailed against. It looks as If he 'vvfll have batter than even on measure- ments and allowances. LOCAL TENNIS A few- of the games were close, tut the majority were easy wins'ia Saturday's competition in the tour- nament that-has been in progress at the city tennis courts for the past Saturday's results MKN.'S SINGLES Mr. Dodds defeated Mr. Riaoh 6-4 '4-1! 7-5. lit. Whitmore defeated Mr. Rice 0-3 Mr. Kinnej' defeated Mr. Brymnet. 6-2 6-2. MEN'S DOUBLES Mr. Robson and Mr. Oliver defeated Jlr. Robertson and Mr. Minor 7-5 (1-2. Mr. McArthur and Mr. Nowcomhe defeated Mr. Hunter and Mr. McMil- lan 6-0; G-l. LIOTENHEIN .STARTS ACTION'-. FOR -LIBEL Que.; June E. Lichtenheln, preciideat ot the Montreal Baseball ciub hM .bejun action against -Montreal; for Tie action li based on an article in the dtandard Saturday, reflecting upon the Eaanage- ment of the local tall espe- cially advising 'people from the'local iames. until there should he a change in the' manage- ment. AMERICAN AVIATOR WINS IN KNSLAND London, June L. Brook, the American 'f today won the air race from Ijondon to ManQhester and back, defeating eight ff tors. U. S. POLOISTS WILL GO TO ENGLAND JN 1915 Should Have Seme Western Players Included In Team New York, N.Y., June ed by the victory of tlie British polo challengers who lifted the internation- al cup in two straight games, the Am- erican Polo association announced to- day its determination to send a team to England next year to bring back the coveted trophy. Polo experts criticized the manage- ment of this year's tournament for Its failure to have at least one western player on the American defending team. Some went so far as to declare flatly that at least two western play- ers should have been included In the '.cam, and predicted that nest year the Burllngame club of California and the Onwentsla club of Chicago would be represented. NATIONAL SATURDAY GAMES Cincinnati 8, New York 7. PiUsburg 1, Brooklyn -3. St. Louis -2, Host-on 3. Chicago 5, Philadelphia '1. No Sunday games. AMERICAN SUNDAY UAMES St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 0. Cleveland 7, New York 3. Washington .7, Detroit 3. Ijoston 3, Chicago 5. SATURDAY GAMES New York 7, Cleveland 1. Washington 0, Detroit 1. Boston 2, Chirago 5. Philadelphia 5, St. Louis 3. FEDERAL SUNDAY GAMES Baltimore 8, Louis 4. Pittsburg 7, Kansas City 3. Chicago 2, Buffalo 1. SATURDAY GAMES First game- Brooklyn 5, Indianapolis 6. Second Brooklyn 8, Indianapolis 7. Baltimore 3, St. Loujs 2. Pittsburg 7, Kansas City 4. JE CHASED WHEELER Calgary, June Wheeler, called tlie second game in the seventh innings on account of darkness just as the Bronks were landing on Chap- man's delivery, the fans chased him to the rctuge of the ticket office, where the police rescued him. CaU gary lost both games, 13 to 2 and 10 "to 6. PAST J3AMES MOOSE Jaw, J'uno Red Sox and Millers Isplit another double header Saturday in spite oi nnmec ous errors, both 'were good fast games. First Moose .law .......I........... -I n 2 Regina 3 S Pcet and f Rhode and Sper rer. Second game- Moose Jaw 0 10 i Reglna.............................. 2 7 I Marrall and Wtilly Ryan and Spen ecr. BIO LEAGL'E STUFF Medicine Hal, June even break of a double-header closed series oi six gamps with the Quakers easily the best series of the season as both teams played ball all the time. The Quakers won three, los two and tied one. With Martin pitch ing in the afternpca the Hatters woi in a sensational game, their fielding being really big league stuff. Lind was all to the bad in the evening and Dunn look the bos himself in the third innings, when Ihe score stood 8 to 0, and hut for a couple of boots might oven have won out. Saskatoon........................ 1 7 1 Medicine Hat.................... 282 Cadieau and Walters Martin and Bliss. Second Saskatoon 12 17 1 Medicine Hat 694 Kallio, Bc2r and Walters Lind, Dunn and Bliss. Cf AMERICAN SUSTAIN OV HER 515TER FEDERAL Indianapolis Chicago Baltimore Buffalo......... Kansas City Brooklyn Pittsbnrg..... St. Louis...... TV. 30 '30 as 26 27 L. 23 24 23 23 30 26 2? 34 P.C. .566 .538 .549 .531 .474 .409 .442 .124 INTERNATIONAL Baltimore Buffalo Rochester Providence Toronto Newark Montreal Jersey City 'TV. 39 34 33 28 211 22 18 17 L. 20 20 21 26 !Mi 39 38 P.O. .661 .630 .611 .519 .500 .449 .316 .309 WESTERN CANADA, L. P.O. Saskatoon Medicine Hat Moose Jnw.. Regina..... Edmontpii Calgary..... CHARLEY WHITE TO BOX YOAKUM JULY 13 Denver, Colo., June TVllite, who gained fame in his recent ten-round bqut in' Milwaukee with Champion Willie Ritchie, .was match- ed today to box Stanley Yoakum twen- ty rounds here during Elks' conven- tion week, beginning July 13. The pelght will he 133 pounds at 3 o'clock. White was guaranteed 54000, win, lose or draw, with the privilege of taking 40 per cent, of the receipts. Yoakum Is regarded locally as a comer. He knocked out Jack White, a brother of the Chicago lightweight, in a bout here on March 24. GLEN H. CURTI8S SUCCEEDS IN FLYING FIRST AEROPLANE BUILT INTERNATIONAL Providence 12, Rochester 4. Rochester 7, Providence 6. Jersey City 3, Buffalo 2. Jersey City 8, Buffalo 4. Newark 5, Toronto 4. Newark 7, Toronto 0. Baltimore 10, Montreal 4. Baltimore 15, Montreal 2. SUNDAY GAMES Providence 8, Rochester 7. Jersey City 3, Buffalo 0. Jersjy City Buffalo 4. AM. ASSOCIATION Kansas City 7, Louisville 3. Indianapolis 7, Milwaukee 1. St. Paul 5, Cleveland 1. Columhus 1, Minneapolis 0. SUNDAY GAMES Louisville 1, Milwaukee 0. Kansas City 7, Indianapolis 6. Indianapolis 10, Kansas City 6. St. Paul 5, Columbus 1, St. Paul 2, Columbus 1. Cleveland 7, Minneapolis 0. Minneapolis 3, Cleveland 3. After lying In the Smithsonian Institution for aljno'st fifteen years, Prof. 'Samuel .LanKloy's tho first aeroplane ever built, was resurrected uy .Glen" H.- Curtlss, thn noted aviator, and flown for a short distance on the lake at Hammondsport, N. -Y. tahgloy attempted a (light in tho machine over 1110 Potomac and Called. Evonhtally he died of a 'brokan heart, bociruso Inmiindiint fuixls to proceed with his experiments along too heavier than air typo of machine. Ills model wings. 23 22 19 18 17 10 22 24 24 26 .773 .511 .478 .442 .409 .389 LOOK HERE NORTH LETHBRIDGE UNITED F.C. The follffwlnj team has been select ed to represent the North Lethbridge United in thir game against the Sham- rocks on Tuesday night: Dunlop; Frier and Ness; Bryce, TVhyte and Bell; Beverldge, A. Ten- nant, TV. Holberton, Albert QUIT and J. Tennant. Reserves: Anderson, Ramsay and Linning. S. 0. E. FOOTBALL CLUB The S. 0. E. Football club players are requested lo turn up for training at the Y.M.C.A. tonight at 7.30. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TURNED DOWN AMERICAN PROPOSAL Paris, June International Olympic Congress loday rejected a motion by Cplond Robert ,M. Thomp- son, of New'York; to allow in each track and field event twelve entries and six contestants from each coun- try. This was supported by- lill the American delegates aud by Sweden. The, other countries objected to the motion Because so large a number of entries and contestants would, they said, be too expensive for the smaller countries to maintain and send to the games. Colonel Thompson urged that.coun- tries with large populations ought to have more representatives in order to give proportionally as great opportunity for competition. Never- theless, the Congress voted favorably on the motion of Franc Reichel of France, to limit each country to teams" oi six, four of them to com- 'pele and two alternates. The Congress accepted a proposal I by Rev. Robert Stuart De Couroy- Lallan, chairman of the English.