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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY HER AM) May Hi, 1JH2. ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Ty Cobb Beat Up a Fresh Spectator BENEFIT GAME FOR INCAPACITATED PLAYER S. O. E. Stait Movement to Help Jack Wilkinson Who Broke His Leg NEW MIDDLEWEIGHT CLAIMANT The Sons of England write Suggest- ing that a football match be played for the: benefit of Jack Wilkinson, the young Englishman, who had his leg broken in the practice match of tbe on-Monday night, and iri order'to assist in the starting of such a fund tho members of the S. O, .H., at their meeting last night, col- lected, the sum of t Secretary E. J. 'Fauuuh would be glad to receive any donations to the list from members or others, who may desire to assist. Mr. Wilkinson bas only recently ar- rived from tbe old land, and having no'home in this country, wil! be up against it for some time before he is able to work. The suggestion of a fies-efit game is a ;goocl one; and the City League at their meeting tonight may take some action along the Hues suggested. A vs. "South" game has been talked of. for some time, and this case in- OUT nlug, sliutk out for the third is tlncc nun on bases FORTUNF, TO FOR BEAT r. RIVERS WOLGAST Wolghat IB moot Joo .Hfvoi'B, Mexican, at Ver- uon, Cal, July 1 ithors, in (ho of Jofi'ries and other fight -critics on tho coast, Iwu morei than an ovon eliuiico of boutlng Wqlgast.. He has eoiiio to tho front ot lute In leaps nnd bounds. If Kiv CITS' can trim- Wolgaul. he, will receive an offer of for thrao'bouts in .New York, Me- Farluml, Wella (RMtiB nib prubjjuuiivu opponenta Results of Games .Boston Cincinnati POP MOUA "Bob" tMolia, the -Milwaukee bearcat now. claims the middleweight cham- pionship and avers he Is willing to defend it against nil comers. His claim to the title is founded on these facts: After the death of Stanley Ketchell, "Billy" Papke was conceded the title by popular approval and his subsequent decisive victories over "Jim" Sullivan, the Smith, the Australian champion. 'Moha then fought and defeated Papke for -the title of middleweight chant pionship, but injured bis hands to such an extent that he had'to retire tempor- arily. After seven months' rest he 'Challenged every middleweight in the to box him at 15S pounds for the title and a purse. He has not been defcatec1. since National 4-3 Cincinnati 000 L'10 000 3 7 000 200 4 10 Drown and Kling: Humph rit's and McLean and Clark. Philadelphia-Chicago, wet grounds no game. 10-1 St. Louis St. Louis 000 15 Drooklyn 100 000 1 4 I Willis and Wingo: Stack, Schardt j and Phelps. i 4-3 New York I Pittsburg 030 000 3 7 New York 110 101 492 Camnltz and, Kelly; Ames and .My era S 0 50 and Canada Loses Great Distinction in Golf TarsberriV Ayrshire; Scotland, May the second round of the.ladies' golf championship Miss M. Thomson, of St John beat Mrs. Homan, 2 and 1, but In the .third round Miss Thomson suffered defeat at the hanad of Miss Fraser 3 and cannot now retain the cliaihpibnship held by Miss Dorothv Campbell, Ontario Macleod Ball Team Will Make Rivals Sit Up and Take Notice Campbell'did not defend the title' this jear, owing to illneso S. S. A. League Has Assumed Rosy Aspect Things look rosj foi the Sundaj School Athletic league judging; from ihe excellent meeting held last even- ing in the T M C A parlors, which attended by a large, number of representatives from the various Lit} churches. The complete schedule with full list of "executive officers elected be announced in a dav or two It nas decided that any plajer who joined the Sunday School b> next Sun day will he eligible to play imraed lateli, othernlse a month will have to elapse before they could qualify to play (Special to The Herald.) Macleod., May The baseball fever has swept Mucleod with a vensence has been, would be, and is to he baseball is out with the gloie ball and bat, showing what they can do witn the elusive sphere JFoc a while sore arms and stiff shoulders weie plerty but now tb veterans and recruits are in good condition and is going to 1m e a baseball team that will make nil the other towns sit up and take notice Spud Murphy and Other Stars Tee is comprised of such men as Walters, Spurt Mm phy, Gridley and Pairell, all timers of the diamond and added to these are not a fen of very clever youngsters; who, w-ith time and experience will be able to hold their own with the real classy ball tossers of Alberta. Although tho season is young and the first league has not been played, the line-up of the Macleod team is inspiring to the most critical fan, JPU do nbteipeot the' boys to hit their stride until. the middle of. June. league game is scheduled for May IS, with Pincher Cieek as our opponents, but by mutual agreement of both teams the date has been changed to Maj 17th Pincher Hii The Goods In Pincher Creek Macleod recognizes a foe worthj of her reject The prowess of fincher Greek team has travelled far aad wide and pur are working like trojans in preparation for the great battle on the 17th American 2-1 Boston Boston 100 000 2 St. Louis- 000 001 1 Wood and Nunanlflker; Pelty Stephens. rain. 8-4 Detroit Detroit 120 S 12 2 New York' 110 ?00 9 2 Willett and Stallage; Warhop, Hoff, and Williams. 8-6 Philadelphia Chicago 003 000 210 II 6 3 Philadelphia 030 200 S 13 7 Lauge. Peters, Mc-rldge and Kuhn, Houck, Crause, Plank and Lapp. International Buffalo BdUiincTe 3 4 S 12 Beebe, Munsell, and Schang; Shaw- key and Bergen. Providence j i 7 11 3 Toronto S 5 2 Psilc and Lush Bachman, Maxwell and Higgius. Standings Today National New York Cincinnati Chicago Plttsburg Boston Philadelphia Drooklyn St. Louis U W. IS 19 ia 9.'12 9 IS S 13 7 14 U 17 Pot, .SIS .79: .-129 I .333 .341! American Chicago Boston Detroit 'hiladelnhla Washington leveland Now York Louis W 21 10 14 11 It 10 li "ersey Cit.% Buffalo 'oronto Baltimore 'rovidence Newark International L. 10 10 9 S 7 I Northwestern rictoria 'ancouver 'ortland 'acoma pokane eattle W. 10 15 1) U 12 Jersej Cifj Rochester Holmes and Jaklitsch; Bemib G S 2 -510 1 Frill: and INDIAN BATTING IN RECORD-BREAKING STYLE Wholesalers Gave the Retailers the Short End of it The took the measure of the retailers at old arras game of football evening, when .the ol CamobeU, Wilson Home clashed with tbe Hudson's Bay pig- skin chasers Th8 downfall oj the might) Hudson s came to the tune of 10 F Home scored the first goal for the winners, and H Mclllvena put itho other.into the net. These rivals will meet for a return match at a lat- er date, when the hope to lit terly swamp the victors. REDS RUNNING BETTER The Cincinnati Reds have shown a big Improvement In base running and this is in a great measure responsible for their sensational work Thei have much natural speed and Manager Hank O'Day is making the most of Ibis. The Elite Cigar Store Adjoining; Morris Theatre Hivt juit received a large contlonment of Prince Albert Smoking Tobacco Derby Betting Has Been Completely Upset London, May the sensational defeat yester- day of of the Derby (tea at Nev- market, there has been .n complete upheaval of tho betting II, ner of the Two Thousand eas ia nou favorite at 5 to 2 to 1; White Star, 100 to Jaeger, 100 to 8; -Lomond and-Nordred, 100 to 7, and.Lor- 100 to 6 f> -j CHIEF MEYERS The 1912, Senntion of the Bftiebatl World No hall player on the diamond ia at- .racting more attention (his season by Us work tb'an Chief Meyers, the catch- er of ihe New, York Meyers come tof be'regarded as one of the jreatest batsmen In baaeball and Is Beared as much by the pitchera as 2obb, Lajois and Wagner He leads the National league batsmen with an average of over 500 and to (eep at the head of the sluggers in .his laague flit season. Meyers is a natural batsman and drives are mrd and clean. Last year he finished .bird among the regular players of tho S'ntlonal League having an average of 332.T iMeyora Is a (Mission Indian and hails from His real name is John Tories. He came to the Giants.In 1909, a raw.inexperienced p.ltyer. Moose Baxter Has Been Given Some Respite Moose Baxter, former Western Can- nada League ball player, Is certainly making a strenuous fight to be allow- ed to remain a citizen qf Sunny Al berta. Humphries here-has received word from the At- torney-General's department -at Bfl- monton, that Baxter's time to remain In the province has been extended till Jtrae 10. In the: meantime Moose is "preparing hia case, whicli will 'be laid before the department for a ;fliial decision Association Minneapolis 8 11 2 Kansas Citj J 7 Patterson and Owens; Hornsby and 0 Connor 3 St Paul 572 Milwaukee 11 l9 l Dausg and Block; Noel and Columbus Indianapolis Bruck and Clark SK Innings t, 0 Kimball Association w Columbus 30 Minneapolis vis St. Paul 16 Kanisas City Louisville Indiaaara1 t -Pet Ml I ft 5 6 iiOO .474 ,400 429 Pet, .090 .571 .462 LOCAL BALL PLAYERS HAD- GOOD WORK OUT Preparing for the League Game at Taber Sat- turday MARKETS LETHBRIDGE MARKETS Rhubarb ta becoiMlng'moro plentiful on the local market, mid'IB soiling at four pounds for 2B cents. California, sti mboiiles aie iininoilin lu quality mul mo fetching .ili crata 1101 pint box, f i call none In tho pod cu cuinbeis, radishes and liothouEOjlot lute Bllll lojualti umlmugoil in pike I'arsnius are now imlHtiir ni "'oe conts pur pound. There is no change in local Brain market prices' 1 Northern X'o. 2 Northern NTo. 3 Northern WESTERN CAN. LEAGUE Calgary Edmonton Deer SK Inn jYoitinvestern Seattle ''GO Portland 2 15 2 James and Smith and Kohl, Vancouver Victoria Engte and Hasty. Tncoaia Spokane -Mauser and Ostdick; Lalonde Lewis; Kaufman and Starkell and Trigger and Trap The following are the scores made tile Alberta-Gun Club at their re- gulai shoot held last Possible Total Pincher Creek Team Defeated Nine, of Blairmore Plnehcr Creek, Jlay Blair- more nine tried .conclusions with the local today olf short end of the.score, which was 6 to 2. Qleson pitched a credit- able, game for visitors and. Dap- per and Bell on the rubber for the home team, made it apparent that wllh a little practice they will be hard to Mt, jivingstone, J. C. jhover, S. Stafford, A. B. Stafford. J. W MdMlllan, H A Glentster, .las. Stuckby, E. .0. Coons, P. R. Murray, J. Stafford, Mrs. J. w.: 3-i 22 21 20 .19 .15 15 13 13 6 9 U 12 18 7 14 EDMONTON WON LIFELESS GAME FROM BASSANO Last nighLthe ball park was throng- d with ball nlayers. The team that vill represent Lethbridge at on he 18th in one of the first games of lengu.o scheduled, 'were hard for it with a largo lunch if yanlgans getting Into shape for the ash Saturday. Though the boys ather late in' becoming: wiirmed up to.the occasion, It has -iiot had a de- trlmenial effect. They arc all in fair shupe and not a few were cavorting iu mlii-seaBon form. If the showing in piactice goes foi anything, inber s 1'eaUng department to be in the best of foim or their nutHeldeis be busy climbing bridge club haa some hitters. The lo- cal club recognises in Taber oppon- ents worthy of .their steel awl will not leave ii'stone unturned to have the best possible line-up in the game Lethbridge, wants the-iirat game and aie going out It hi all legitimate means. Taber feels the same way about it, no'doubt'and will put forth a strenuous effort to Gray will likely do the twirling for'Taber .while Meyers will In the box for Lethbridge. Gray for Ma- gratli last season and when Lethbridge played in the. south, ;G ray succeeded in handing tho'local nine a hard jolt, j the elusive leather, pill hut he" No. 4 No: a No. No. 1 Alberta Red J Alberta-Hed a Alberta Ited 4 Alberta lied No. 6 Alberta lied No. C, Alberta Hed 'Aiilei No Barloy, No. -1 Bran, per ton Shorts, per ton Oats, per ton, sacked Rolled oats Butter and Dairy butter Creamery butter S, fresh Vegetables: Potatoes, per cwt. Potatoes, per ton Beets, per Ib. TaTrots, per lb; furaiiis, per, lb. Cabbage, per lb. per pound Onions, per pound, Cattle on the Hoof: Gl'G, per pound Cows, per pound Cows, dressed, per pound Users, dressed, per pound Sheep: jive, per cwt t Dressed, per cwt. Hoaar Dressed, por lb. .x. por cwt oultry: Geese, live Turkeys jhiclrens 'owl Ducks 10.85 0.82 0.7S O.CSI 0.51! (Ml: 07S, 0.77 0.73 O.OR 0.57 Oil 06- 0.47 2 00 28.00 2S.OO 0.80 to 0.85 0.40 to 0.45 0.30 1.36 to 3.00 27.00 to 35.00 OJtf 0.2H 0.1% o.or, V, 0.1? 5.00 11.00 0.12 0.09 0.14 0.22 Ul5 0.12 015 have to go some to edge it over-Meyer on Saturday. .Slick is. in the pink o condition asd is oever lacking in coil fidence The game place in the ing and the 'team leave' on th local accompanied by; a goodly thronf of supporters about pecia train? LADY GOLF CHAMPION BEAT MISS HARVEY Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland, -May the ladies' glof championshi] irst, round, the Australian champion Miss N. -Parbury beat iltlss P. Harvey of Hamilton, Miss B. Bauld o: Edmonton May had shaken a peppei pot on the infield at yesterday s glme between Bassano and 1 Ionn Halifax, N.S., was beaten at the nine hole Miss M, Thompson of St defeated 'Mrs. Laidlow Edmonton there would have been a small sized panic. The-game was just as' lifeless .was possible for a pastime to be.nnd after''fire'-Innings had been played with the' score 12 to 5 in favor of the home-team. Umpire Wheeler took pity on the faris and called it a contest. Both teams had been travelling, Bas sano being 'up all night, aid perhaps the lifelessness was excusable, as in addition the weather was very suit: and shirt waists were the order day on the bleachers. :3core by innings Bassano 210 5 Edmonton ol' J. C. Livingstone being high gun in the first event won. the gold button! MORAN WOULD" LIKE TO GET CHANCE Still Hat an Idea He Can Beit Ad Wolgut Owen Moran, the English- light- weight has been waiting for a long tlmo to get a return match Wolgast, who gave him such a hard beating the last Hmo they met. Ow- en would give anj amo mt to get a chance to even up this old sore, but has not succeeded in gettlngHhc con: of the champion Owen is down for a go'with Charley White In Syra- cuse, May 20. CALGARY WON BUT !N THE LAST 'May 'got .heir money's ;worth of excitement if not of first class baeeball last night the Bronchos in the eighth inn ng by the was tho las. walloped Alinning for bingles with >ut an iutermi-ssion of- one .base on )alls, overcame .the three run lead ofr the-Deers and put themselves one to the good, the final figuies read- ing 11 to 10 It was the first game of the. first sere les between lied Deer. by Red Deers 200 0420 Calgary 022 200 The, outstanding .feature was the do feat of holdeis of the Scottish and Welsh titles NOT'ABLE ..VICTORY FOR AN AMERICAN STABLE .Winning: of Two Thousand Guineas Stake at Newmarket hen H B Durjeas Sleeper II captured', fho Two Thousand Guineas Stake at Newmaiket leeentlj, it was the most notable vlctoiy scored by Ameiica upon the English turf in a long time Not onlj did an Amerl can bred, American owned horse cap ture this first of the "ejson's clas ics for :three-year-olds, but an-American jockej, Dannj Maher, rode the win Yankee horses, especially in more recent have essayed rich event, thi name of hut one other success ul Am erican appeirs in the list of winning owners in thi Two Thousand Gum eas Thai was in 1908, when August Belmont won it with Norman III Danny Maher piloted tire winner upon one former occasion, that being but two. years ago, ivhen he had the mount on Lord'.Hosubery's Neil Qow. BULLETINS CITY FOOTBALL LEAGUE Meet tonight at 8.30 at the Dallat Hotol Y M C A and others In tercsted In Ihe Intermediate league are requested to bo present. i ne. t Complete Supply House RE-ENFORCING SPECIALTIES Expanded Metal, Twisted, Bars, Perfection Mesh, Metal .Studs and Metal Lath new Idea In floor and roof .ednitrUctlon Duplex Post.Caps and Bases FANCY BRICK AND TERRA COTTA FOR FACING Jlydratile, The mtccessful waterproofing material make a specialty of Floor and Wall Tlio and Alurblo Work The Western Supply Equipment Co., Ltd. I12-4th Street, South. WHEAT PRICES TUMBLE Winnipeg, May markets open and close todny were: Wheat- May, old May, new Jul} October Open 104 105% May 17', July -1S% ,Ex. No. 1 Feed May July Flax- May 117': July Cash Pricer No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern 'Northern No. 4 No. 5 ISOt Feed Oats- No 8 C W C W Ex. No. 1 Feed No. 1 Feed No. 2" Feed id Minneapolis Wheat Open Mav 114 Julj H September lOO's Chicago Wheat .Open (lllj 3 11 'fit September 10G Close 10314 OS .17% J4 11 1 V 19514 100 Sli il 41" 14 li 1, 411': 113K 104 Close 11114 108% 105% A GRASSY LAKE CASE In the District Court, .fudge Winter gavs jiulgment for defendant without ,osts in the ca e of AIcNicol Hard vaie'Co. vs. Alberta Manufacturing Jo, Ud, both of Giassy Lake The daintlffs sued -for J63.0S for goods' lelivered. but defendant disputed "ex- stence of plamtitfH as a ohnston Ritchie appeare-d for white R A bmith appear i far defendants. Phone 1044 WAS MERELY A DREAM (it va Mnv George P O'nrnm, ex-Minister of BaiiwayB, vfho passeii through Ottawa this afternoon en route for there is ahGolutely nothing in the report .that he will siiicaed the into Chas as general manager of 'he Grand Trunk. Mr..Graham said that he had not even scon the despatch, in the newspipers, anil became aware of the raport onl; when telegrams of_ inquiry and congiatulatioii commeiic- ed to pour in on him, VICE-ROYALTY IN TORONTO Toronto, ceremony marke.'! thft arrival in Toronto .this morning'of "the Duke and Duchess of Connallsht anij J'rinmss There was no officinl welcome of reafting of'addresses, but-just greet- ings extended to distinguished ;