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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETJIBRIPGE DAILY ITEItALD Tuesday. May 21, ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS Detroit Players for President Navin's Sake Return to Fold Cobb Pleaded With the Angry Tigers to go Back to. and Play With Good Smooth and One of Most Form- idable Crisises in Base ball History. Averted THE MAN WHO OPENED THE JACK POT Philadelphia, Fa., May the ground "Hit they did not want to Bee Frink Navin, president of the club suffer tor any action on their pan The players ot the Detroit American called oft their strike late this afternoon anil agreed to play Ihc regular scheduled grime in Washmg- lon tomorrow without tlie services Ty Cnbb. Thus ends one ot the most cxtraocllusry situations that has-ever ueeivbrouih-t about in organized base- hall In announcing their decision to return to tlie field, the players aaid llley want It distinctly understood thai they will still flght .for the principle Involved, and for which they Etruck. In returning to the club, the playera received no concessions from Ban TohnEon who had definitely suspend ed Cobb for attacking- a spectator in u in NCT- York last week. President Navin, ot Detroit, prom- ised the men that if. they returned he would do his utmost to have Cobb reinstated as quickly as that he would dp nil he could us a club own- er to have1 the Anierica'n league give better protection to the players on the field against unsportsmanlike con- duct-on tlie part of thn spectators nnd that lie vrtll see that none of the play- ers will suffer any financial loss ns the .result, of any fines that may .be Imposed upo-n them by the league. Tne special meeting of tbe American league will tie held Immediately, at which .the club owners wllk decide any shall be in- IllcWd upon the strikers. The ques- tion of the club, It Ii elpected will also betaken up by. the lefeue. After the meeting .President Johnson will go to and ln- vestleate'theiassaiilt case and on the result ot Is-said .will depend the'reinatntement of the alar centre Holder. When Jlr. Johnson wa's; told-that some of the playeri had Intimated that Cohb might be stated 'Wednesday or. Thursday, he Bald'they. "guess1.. Mr. Johnson would not talk about the ac- tion of the: men in determining to re- 'CUatle'rs In tills' unusual case" began' to develop aa soon as Mr. Navin arriv- .today. He -first 'saw Mr. Johnson and had. a thorough under- standlnc' with him .an'd. upon leaving io go Into conference with the play- en, Mr. Navin said that It waa .-i ques- tion; of whether the players, or the1 BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Marguard Pitched Stellar Ball Against the Red and Now Leads National Today .Marqiiunl was loo much for Cliiclnnoll ycslorduy, lotting thoni doirn ivllh nix hits stntloreil Into :u; ninny innings nncl shutting; Ihein otit'hy .1 score of 3 to (I. New York .hit Frinne 1'renuenlly. Jic was uiiatoiuly In the pinches, forcing n niniioi- over the pjatu wllh 71 halls in llio llflh. Hurray's'triple scored Iho first run while iwp singlos mill iwo Iu t'uu SUVLMIHI nottcii the- other. FINED EACH PLAYER HUNDRED DOLLARS Philadelphia. Pa- May The American League, In spec- ial meeting today, fineii each member at the Detroit base- ball (earn ?1UO lor 'refusing, lo play ball in this city hist Saturday and Monday, Standings Today JVatioiuil Results of Games The Great Ball Player of Any Time Who Caused the Strike of Detroit Players MACLEOD BALL TEAM ON FRIDAY 3.45 .in the..> Afternoon Tbe. Southern -xball league'game here-Victoria" Day will; be. called. -at-. sharp." "-fti-" mous "Spud" Murphy .will, like- ly'be iii-the box for Macleod. .Last season 'v -'sPud" '-'pitched "-'CartlBlon to victory-over Leth- bridge here ;by.l to "goat pri Friday 'with a ven-, 0 club owners would run Ihe leagueJ Take Coniequencei The Detroit president was in.eon- ference. ;his.. men .for nearly, two iwas: .a proposition from" the' players' houri. them Jlr. Jo'hnion delivered to Jlr.sjolinson by Mr. Nay-Ill him 'that there had ahvays treated him era .should rcconsliicr tholr action antl He'added that he waa-wHlInp.. to stand alone-and-take whatever WQ'B coming1 one way or ;he other. the result oC the conference had 'fl'mipu'nced would he no bompromlse, nd that they'would liave t'to Telurn to the ball .field -without Cobb; or talcs the cpn- Showi Appreclition MT. Nayln .made, a personal, appeal to them. He told them be waa the principle In the ha did not tsel that It was just to him. Cobb told Lhu I hat he felt he waa rtjponslble'for what had oc- curred and that while he appreciated the'ictlon of. Ills team-mateB, he felt that for the sake of Mr. Navlnn who which itils'understood was "to the "ef- fect thnt the i i would return -to the Mr. were reinstated on Wednesday, fixed -time. Olr. Nai'ln 'did not bring back, n, very fftvorable reply the play- era. but> reporte'd that -Mr., Johngbn bad put matter up to him, that a team ID' the field. The playefi Jthen decided that Jlr. N'iivln should not fee the Innocent suf- ferer. The second con Terence was brief and shortly before four o'clock the htiwipjiper nicu were 'called in nrnl waa made by the men in the prese-nco of Mr. Navin that Ihoy hRd agreed to play in Washington without Cobb, on .the promises made by president N AH the. playera expressed their sympathy: for 11 r.' Nay- In.. j hey, "did i-iioOvaiit him1 to .suffer., aay The promises', above ivere repeated lo life reporter 'in Lho presence of Mr. Navin and lie gave his consent-. to. them. Playtri'.-.Will Fight The -plnyer'a furLher nnnouiiced Ihey will cqiiUlniie son's -attitude toward, thayplayers anil that they, want an' '.Investigation b'etpre a- player is. found giiilty'of misconduc't. After the conference several of the Detroit men said now: Untion, they will keep up '.tbe agita- tion 'that the players be elven -a .deal In. the matter of suspen- sions. Severalof them said'.they' had rpceived letters- and telegrams -from in both ihe. majov leagues, expresauig .cause and -'promising assistance in -their fight.. AVhethei- .there will bfe any br- movemftiit among tlie players to' have grievances-, adjusted none of tiio'Df.-trhit .venture lo The ..Detroit learn left fof Washing- ton "at'S; 6'cTock': tonlgbt accompanied by Manager J'erniiijjsl- .3Ir! Navin re- 3-0 St. ouis si. J.ouls ioi not ;t Philadelphia 000 000 0 Satee and Senton, ShuLzQ anil Dooin. 3-0 New York New York .000 10 1 Cincinnati .000 000 0 li 0 Mnrqimrd and Myers; Fromuie, Smith n'nd Ilrcoklyn and Chicago, postponed, rain. 13-4 Pittshurg PittsburE .--Ill TOO IS- 0 Boston .....201 000 -I 11 -1 Hendrix and Kolly; Hess, Griffith, MpTigtie, Tyler and Kilns. New York plnclnniitt Cliicago I'lttsbtirg St. Loufs Philadelphia Uoslon Brooklyn 13 II 13 Jl 10 American Chicago...... Boston....... Cleveland Washington Detroit....... Philadelphia New York...... St. Louis...... 23 17 American 6-3 Cleveland Cleveland .011 022 Ii 14 0 New York 002 000 3 10 3 niandins nnd Easterly; Vnnghan, Caldwell and Street 2-0 Boston Boston ...020 000 2 G 2 Chicago 000 000 051 "Wood and Nunnniakcr; Walsh and Kuhn. J 5.4 Washington SI.'Loins 13 2 5 7 2 E. Brown and 'Garnc ,petroit-Ph'ila'delinija--gaiiie cancelled oh account; of .p.layers" strike. Victoria Portland Spoliime Tacorai Seattle Noi'tJiwcstcrn Pel. .700 ,.481 .'119 Pet. .767 .Ii30 .520 .51 a .4 So .458 .292 .2liO .561 .533 .531 -4S3 FORMED Op Firm Basis With Pro- gressive Ideas Harold Herd erson Made President 13 is .419 WESTERN CAN. LEAGUE THE STANDING Calgary 7 Bdiuonton.......... 5 Basauno......-... 5 Rt'd Deer........... 4 .700 .417 .400 mained- maiued hero fdrfa meetiug" br. the Iiere a .meeting, of'; Hie league. The majority of the cluh arrived .today 'and all of thoni met President Johnson to talk' the affair. The strike attracted wid- est interest. Newspapermen and ball playei-s and managers from all parts 3f the east, docked into town' today to watch tbe developments. The game scheduled between Philadelphia and Detroit here was .called oft by agree- ment. Lethbridge Gun Cluh Outside Towns To Join Them tit the Traps Here on Friday TolcBo CaijTm 'indiahnpo'irs AS SUPaul 10, K'ansas .City "Minrieaijolis-Jlllwatikee. Edmonton-Calgary Tie Edmonton, May the' ninth Inning Calgary pulled up this after- noon, and made it a tie game, when the game at.the end of the ninth inning'. '.The gnme was a pitch- er's battle throughout, and both Ford and Meyers were, in good shape. The feature of the game was a home run by Ford, Score; -Edmonton 102 001 5 S -I -Calgary i....... 000 020 5 7 l Ford and "U'einnolt; Myers and Dav- idson. The Auto Club held a successful meeting lasl night. In hoi olli'cu of. Cunningham, wllli O. Liithrop presiding. The cllicf Misinesa wag. the 'appointment of tlie qtllcers, and the foIlon-Jng gen- .were elected; namely: Harold llcmlTrEop: first ice'president, Albert Cascudmr. sec- nd'vlcp president. U -M Johnstcne: xecul'Ivc. Dr. Oaibraith. J." Jt. Antlor- on. Higlnbo'thnni, L. .3. Jtlploy, Noi-ma-n Mncleod, 11." J. Cprdon an-.'l J. T. B.; S. Q'onnt was np- I'nilidil ifY'ifVirr .'tTcasnrer at a-sal- ary or. PDV month. It was decided to fee at 55 per year -.tor aqtlve nicinbers' :uid also lo hold, a mootlug-of thu executive on IMonduy1. evenjn givext for the pni'iiosc ol' preparing the constitution and laws cluh. The membership of tho cmilj as at constitute-; numbers yu tho neighhorliood of fifty ,knostu- .cntlius iasts and Ut goes without saying that tho uewly; forific.l wil meet with (great 'success. The club will "riatursilly develop largely in it will mean that auto- mobile owiicy's who belong to It nnd also those hiay enrol later will he afforded -every means of protection in the dully of their. machine's. Frequently.aljtomo'bile owners in this city have' had damage done to the tires.of their) through Hie tricks of people who" had no lov-a for the-, nilto and the oanding together owners into a strong organizatloa to do much in Lho way of reiiiedyjuig matters. Tho club promises to a' very, live one. and .'here Is no floupt whatever that its success is apsairisd.. The proceedings ast lught-coiuaiided 'with a vote of thanks to Raftcin (banning for his ac: tiylly in.geltingjtogether such n large LETHBRIDGE MARKETS I Oi-nln prlc-es on tho Jocal'lnarkott to- day show n dculdtMl decline nil wlillo vouctables ninl .inenU ro'uiulii.; linchanncd fi'om'liiat Snlurday's ijirlc- Illlttcr and sllil rumaln lUrui. In price, with no apiioarnnco of drop-, plug 'avvny. -Vo, I Northern......... No, 2 Northern .0.81'-.. No, NortlKl-u.......... No. 'io.liB'" NO. !-o.5i No. i; Ko. I No. No. Alberla Ited Alhorta lied Alberlii Red -I Alhf.rta Itod No. 5 Alhcrhi .Ited No. B Alberta Ueil Barley, No. liurley. No. 4.....-. timn. per ton........ Shorts, per i. per ion; Bnck'ed i Rolled oats........' Butter and Dairy butler....... -O.-H'- ;0.7fi, !'0.73 [O.liS v ;0.41. ].0.47 Jo.-1'i 2JI.OO- LJli.OO Creamery butter s, fresh Vegetables: Potatoes, per cwt Potatoes, per Ion Reels, peiMli Cnrrols, ]ier Ib. ____ Turnips, per Ib. Cabbage, per Ib. Parsnips, per pound Onions, per pound O.-H) Vo '0.45 0.30 1.40 to- 2.00 '2S.OO to ho 00 .0.104 O.Oli TUESDAY'S GRAIN MARKIET Winnipeg, Hay grain inar- kot open, iuul close; Open Close May, old 103% Slay, new 103% 103% July............ 104% October........ i nc 135 nn Intcrrialional .Montreal 3, 'Newiiflf's.' Buffalo S, Rochester rain No games were played on account o[ rnin.. Tbc Alherta Gun Club have arrang etf R very attractive programme of erects shot off over the locai .traps during: tbe forenoon ot.Victoria Day, commencing a.m. Tha main of the programme, which IB appendeil, will he the fUly- .blrrt race IDT the Adama Cup. emblem- the city cbampionBhly.. Thla CUJIWIIB donated by Kx-Alayor Adams, in 1910, lo be competed for annually. In Ihut year It was won by Mr. James C. Livingstone, who will bd on hand on .Friday to his tllle as city champion, and endeavor to win the 1911 chnmpionuhip, which was defer- red imlll Ihle shoot, as ho was unable The Elite Cigar Store Adjolnlm Morris Theatro juil rtctlvcd Urge conilflnmtnt of Prince Albert Hmoking Tobacco to compete. OH the date fixed for of Five-Man Team shoots among the competition last fall. Anolher event whkh should create a-.jJTea'l' deal '-of- interest is the Open Event, tlie winner of which receives a handsome "silver, cup donated by The Visitors, the winner of w-lilch locket, presented by Mr. A; B. Stlif'orll; will bring on ,'n keen competition among the out of town shooters. The Handicap', the last event on the .be extremely Inter- esting from, thp' fact that any shoot- er will tiavo ' chance of win- ning cither a ;irilver watch fob, the or handiome little silver clip, which goe Mill event. to the lowest score in varlous'gun clubs in (He South. A team shoot will he added lo the present programme as EI special ev- ent, five shooters from any one cluh .are In attendance on Friday or Lethbrldge va. All Coin- ers may ho added, us. the mnnagement deem Events'. 1, 20 Open, class .shooting; entrance, fl.OO; fi-rst prize, allycncup, donated by J. Glenlster; "second jjrlzej vdlue }3.00; third prize, value 2. 20 Targels; Visitors' Competition, high gun; gold locket, donated by A: n. Stafford; 'and to.have five entries. 3 20 Targets'. Open, class shootlliK English Tearn Eye on Cup London, .May Dllke ,o[ WeBlinlnster-sEato'ii polo which worBe beating; yesterduy winning by thirteen to iS'uperbly mounted, with the Ameri- can cup recovery In with the ponio.3 of the DuKe's stud at Iheir commniid, it Is dlfllcult to sec-what English team can atop the Eaton'-a run of success, unless It is the old Cantabs. The. latter gave the Lilliea .Hall team G goals lo eUrl and 1-i to 7. the Hlues trying now ponies! Their next meeting with the Errton team is look ed fonvnud to with great interest. 'Walks Were the Features ited Doer, Altft., Deer won tbe opening game here ibis evening against1' Bas'aano. in a eiow .gums by a atore 11 to G. Tlie game was noticeable Tor ibe bases on balls, and only oue man was tanned toy .each 'iiitcbfir. inuiugE: r BnssaDo 003 120 (i .Red Deer -ill 050. and Starlre; Dunn ;ind JBlies, "FIFTY CENTS. TO SEE A BALL IN WINNIPEG .Large Crowd Saw .Maroons and Su- perior Battle for 11 .Superior Won Opening Game "Winnipeg, May .hundred people paid fifty cents each tq watch 'the Superior and Winnijies teams battle eleven innings, before the Superior team was returned the victors 'by Lhe score of -1 to 3. fL was j a pitcher's battle between Hirsch and Chace, in which, the former received indifferent support at times, parcicn- S.O.E. Football Team Grassy Lake on Holiday Tlie is. Fob Uiail clnu' Avill tra- vel .to Grassy Lnke> on Empivo. Day, where they will try canclusibns wiib the warriors .of'thai-, town. Grassy Lake. prpmise.E the viaftors a time after.-the match, and it is.Ilkely n large number of. s iipiiorters of -the S.'O. .E. will accompti. them on ih'eir annual Empire ..Day trip. Teum will be' announced. later. Preparing for Large Gathering at .the Butts iarly the final round, when two OwenMoran Fouled White and Lost Fight Syracuse, N.Y., -Mor- an. worsted In six of tlie rounds, twice fouled. Charley Wlillo oC, the ninth round ot' their .battle here last nlglil. -The rerei'ce tlieii stopped Ilic light. The C'lilcat'o toy I'ought one enttanro. 11.00; prize, value 16.00 Of ihc best battles ot Ilia career and in A'generHl.lnyltaUoii In extended to VBiuo prlzo, value ?3.00; third prize, all gun cluhH nnd trap shootcrR with- in roacli of Lethe-rlnge, nnd ii hop- ed that, a number of rcpreientatlvei from the nolghhorlng lon'ng will be here td take part in this "get acquHlnt- d y Should ii'iufflclenL numhor of oilt- ldc. giihduos. be. represented at this shoot, .It proiwscd to discuss the advisnbilliy of formhig a '.'Blue Hock" League for Southern Alherlft, and ar- range covering a scrtes, BO Targets: City .Championship; entrance ?I.OO (must he members of local gun club to be 'eligible flrit prlzG.'allycr by' Ex-Mayor "Adruna. B.. 20 Targets: high guru: Handi- cap; ;onlrancc all- ver walch fob; accpiid J.1.00; third prize, vaiuo loVeat. score, allvcr 4 Shooting to .commence at 9.30.' In- terstate nEBOoMloo rulca to govern.' the second round a Lerrl.Alc hook to the jaw neut the DasUshinnu to Ulc door. errors, and two bits, allowed Lhe. visl- tlo was to put ouc man acroes ii) tbeiv half of the Inning. Roy Briggs and Anderson did the batting Tor -the vie- tora.' Superior -110 000 000 -1 Winnipeg 101. 000 3 ''.Chace and Andcraon; llirach Shea. Duluth 5, Grand Forks 1. S 2 7 3 and JOE MANDOT. LOST May 21. Ray Temple, of Milwaukee was awarded the decis- ion over .Afandot. of New Orleans at tlio end of .an eight round bout here last night. May..........i.. 14 IS July...........i Ex: No.-l Feed, Hay -IBM, July............; July...........'.. .135 Cash 'Prices No. 1 Northern .r No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 No. No. (i3Vi Peed..............'.-.- 57J-. No. 2 ..-V.' -1491' c. 41 No.-1 No. 1 Feeil 42% No. 2 -11 No. 1 N. 200 Minneapolis ,Wheat Open Close. May..........-...' July 113% ScpLember Chjcaoo WhWaj Open ClOEo May nitVS' .113% July......'...... ibsli 10SVJ' 103% 103% Co lo nials Defeated Best of English Cricketers Ulaborate preparations :are hclng made Tor the Empire Dair prize com petition to be held by the luethbrMeo Rifle 'at Friday at '2 o'clock. live ranges on H expected that will be n record! turn out oE members and tf. Hie gndf, the asaociatlon.-wlth fine (here London, .May 21. The cricket eleven iniuleii splendid show- ing today in their match" with Marley Bonu Cricket club. "The latter organi- zation which includes crick- eters in England, was dismissed for runs. Australia scored 204 runs Tor the loss of livo This is the best score made by 'the Colon- ials during the present tournament, aiid as it was in.ide against is practically -an all Learn, it IE sure to be some, hot conirntfiltiun fqi the various TWO TOREADORS ARE WOUNDED here yesterday, (lie famous toreadtAr Boin- hitn, achilles tei fdoni of one of his legs. ;-The injury tJl ner- maiiGntly incapacitate him. Another toreador, of wide i jajiiite, Vmcento. Pasto, -was badly goi wl In he aame fight. BULLETINS BASEBALL MEETING TONIGHT A meeting of tho executive of Ihc City Lcaguu haaebnll leania is call ed.for this o'venlug at 8 o'clock In .tho Y. M. C. A. Ilusluoas o[ much Ini- -THE supply Cements Rocky Mountain .Alias Cement Tor On.isitlo TCccjic's Ccnion'L lor Interior .Decortttion A FULL LINE OF BUILDERS' SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT IN STOCK .__ The Western Supply Equipment Phone- 1044 312-4th Street, South. inillcates the real lilnyiiig sLrength the visitors at the Lime dis- pels tlie fear Lhat owing to the ab- sence from the of several of clrt Lime players it would hard- ly reflect "credit on Oxford too Strong1. At Oxford-the South Africans far- ed poorly, playing against an eleven from Oxford the scores were one sided- '.Oxford, scored 278- nml the South Africans I6st two wlckr Gts for 35 runs, when th'p play ceased, lov ilic (lay. English Athletes in Olympic Trials at, Stanford Bridge London, May Lhnt IB beet hi Inrillsh auiateiir athletics compcl-ad Ihls afLernoon In the eliminating trials [or the Olympic .Staniford i Bridge athletic .were no than for Lhc ex- i tended programmu, besldcB alxty ntart 1'ra In Llic MaraUion C'aptle to-Slamfprd Bridge. The first nolflblo Hchlevenienl o7 th c day was that of C. N. oli Ilie Blackhenlh. Hnrrleri, who car- rlt final of tlie -100 nieLrea race by 7 yards hi 1-5 secondc, allliiK Iho, Olympic record for the (Iliiiuicc. mudo by the Anierlcnn rnn- Ilnvry lj- St. ;