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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TTIE r.KTTTRIJIDGE DAILY HER ALT) Monday, May ALL THE LOCAL AND WOKLD'I IVEMTg COBB ONLY GOT FINED AND IS BACK IN THE GAME REPRIMAND TO PLAYER FOR TAKING JUDGMENT IN HIS POLICING FOR ALL MAJOR LEAGUE PARKS TO PROTECT PLAYERS--COBB MUCH TO BLAME Chicago, May B. B. Johnson, of the American league to- night'announced the reinstatement of Outfielder Tyrug Cobb, of the Detroit club, -whose suspension for attacking a spectator who, he said, had Insulted him in New York, resulted in a strike by the Detroit players last week. Cobb be eligible to play tomorrow. In addition to his 10 days' suspension he was fined 'President Johnson promised, fli the statement, lull protection to nil play- ers and stated the league had arranged to.increase the police force at every park, but declared severe punishment would be meted out to those players who to not as judge and avenger of real of fancied wrongs on duty." Statemtnt.tn Full Following Is the statement given out by.President'Johnson: "After a carefal investigation, into the causes and of the encounter Player Cobb and Claude Lucker, spectator at -the New York grounds on Slay 15, I find .that direct responsibility for the unfortunate occurrence rests upon the player." -''Evidence in the form of affidavits clearly-shows that the player was the first to employ vicious la-nguage in replying to a taunting remark of the spectator. Sharp Reprimand for Cobb did not seek redress by an appeal to the umpire, but took the Into jils 'own bands. His language and conduct were highly censurable. "As a lesson to the accused and a warning to all players I fix the term ol the> player's suspension at 10 days and impose a. fine of J50.00, He will be eligible to play on (May 26. protection will be afforded to all American league players againsl abuse, or attack .from patrons, but sure and.severe punishment will be meted out to those who, in disregard of discipline and of obligation to their club and "league, assume to act as judge and avenger of real or fancied wrongs "While; on duty. Increase Police Force "In pursuance of this policy the American league has arranged to increase police force at each of its parks, and th? home club, on instructions from the umpire, ;will be required to remove from the grounds, spectators whose actions .'or comments are offensive to. players and fellow patrons." CITY BASEBALL LEAGUE GAME BILLED TONIGHT Tlfo 'opening' game "or the City baseball league is; sched- uled to take place this evening at the hall the Indians and'the Y. M. C, A.s A good game iir anticipated. The Caw of Tyrui Ty .Cobb Is the master ball player o the; He has ;set a pace on th diamond -that was never known before lijs .time. His advanced style has been copied and studied in the baseball and players of the Cobb calibr blossoming- now In all parts of the coun- trjv The rarne lies been Infinitely bene- fitUd-by the great Detroit plnyer. but Cpbb's achievement on the field for which he hai been lauded and applauded, are pdled'into utter Insignificance oy his crude but timely act at New York when he jumped into the stand and grave a rowtly spectator a troimclnff, thereby lay- ing the foundation for a movement which proposes to create more good than all the .-excellence that .the :Tiger -player -hfcs Displayed 'at the bat, on the bases or In the field chasing- tiles. The rowdy will eopn he a kilns' of the past, his distaste- ful v second-hand eloquence will soon be ruled .out; by the powers In baseball, and the gram'e will be accorded the sup- port of the best in the land; its prestige will from now on be on the "upward trend, all throujh the act of a hot-headed ball i Cobb's method was umrpntln- I mqnlr, but it world of jrooa. Long live Cobb and death to the coarae-mouthea fan. The Chicago TrK bune. comments on the cane as follows; The circumstance of the offense of Mr. Tyrws Cobb against propriety, discipline, end Decorum are Imperfectly understood. The important Mr. Cobb punched n spec-, tator at a.-game In New York, Jlr. Ban Johnson, president of the American league suspended Mr.-Cobb for conduct unneces- sary If not'unbecoming' in a ball player, and the entire'Detroit team declined to play until the reinstatement of Mr. Cobb ivrts ordered as an earnest managerial de- termination to prqtect the ball players 'insult This, jmich Is plain sailing, but further investigation brings only confusion, It..Is difficult to discover whether Mr. PnhH look Justified offense at the langu; an able bodied rowdy and pave valuable lesson of the advisability of teeplng- mouth shut or whether, be- ing1 laughed at good naturedly by a crowd te selected out of It a man with only one and mistreated 'him srutally. When ball players undertake to develop 'temperament" Jt Is time la slow up on he diet that's feeding- their vanity, but he oafs who disturb1 players and spec- ntors at gaines'merelv to prove that their heads are filled with compressed air, iiig-ht to be walloped for the general good lage i him OTTO MEIER WON THE JJET 3rove Team From Fcrnie to Spokane in Stated Time V Spokane, May Meier and Con L. Whelan arrived In Spokane yesterday at 11.45, and ended what is probably the record trip, time and distance considered, made with a team of h'orses and buggy In the Western country. The- two men started from Fer- nie, B. C., Tuesday at 9 o'clock, to settle a wager made by Mr. Meier with John R. Pollock, that the trip to Spokane could be negotiated with the former's team.in the to- til elapsed time of 125 hours. The total distance covered was over 268 miles, and considering the 'condition -of roads-.and the weather, the record establish- ed is remarkable. if the hiimanfrace. .If th> !e g-enei le ball players iave time and inclination -for the task Giiglit tG etirauritscu Cu perform have'.been watting a.long time "for a. trouncing to catch up with them they meet up with It something has been added world's total of good, works. to the Duke of Connaiight Puts Up Football Cup It Was Ever Thus-- TUSH! TUSH 80Y3'.- MOTHIM'.TO IT Before and After By WALT MASON Before the fight the bruiser said: "I'll surely kill that aleck dead! He thinks he has a chance with me! ".His gall'is beautiful to sec His friends are betting quite a stack, and say that I cannot come back. I'm better HOTT I say-right here, than ever in my great career; I'm sound and good in and limb, I will put the lid on'hini. Just take it from me, taki straight; I'm fit to lick a hundredweight of wildcats, wolves or rattlesnakes- I'll whip him in a brace of The fight was o'er; the bruiser sat his' too large to fit iiis hat. his eyes bunged up, hh teeth knocked in; he luttered, with a swollen grin: "Well, he licked me, that blamed ape! ut I was badly out of siiape; I didn't train the way I should; my-knees were stiff, my wind no good; I had lumbago and the wonder that le knocked me out! But just you wait tin years or more! I'm after that our-flusher's gore! When I have rested.for a spell, and when my face is good and well, I'll spring a challenge good and Imrd, and whip him in his own back yard! Copyright iy Georie Matthew Adii BASEBALL IN THE BIG LEAGUES Chicago and Detroit Play Record Game Toronto, Qlay is stated .on good authority that the Duke of Con naught will shorily, newly constituted, Dominion of Canada Football Association a cup to he com peted for annually, the winners pt the same to he recognized-as pions of the Dominion, for. one year. SENSATIONAL RACE AT CLOSE OF WOODBINE MEET STAR_ CHARTER CAME UP FROM THE REAR IN TORONTO CUP EVENT AND FLASHED IN A WINNER IN THE LAST BEST HORSES WERE REPRESENTED Toronto, May most sue- cwgful meeting ever given by the On- tario Jockey club was brought to i close with tbe running of Saturday'! programme. The Association added to the seven and.pro- vided as special features the Toronto Cup, the Street Rillwaj Steeplechase and the William Hendrle handicap. Racing could not. have Improved upon, the weather be- ing warm and the track in good The field In the Toronto Cup luclud eel aome of the best horiea in train- ing on the continent. It waa a dash of a mile and a.furlong, to which was added a' purse of f Meridian, who made trip from Churchill Dawns, Kentucky, to repre- sent F. Ct'rman in the race, had ,a strong following, as did also Seagram's'Roekville. Plate Glass was an and Picolta and Prog were aleo withdrawn, The result-of the race furnished one of the surprises of the meeting, for J..W. Schorr's Star, Charter, after beinr apparently hopelessly distanced, cloe-ed a gap of twehe lengths with a whirling flnleh, and won. EUda broke In front and led by the "stand, with Kormsk and Rockvllle well up. On the bend .Meridian broke through, ind when Textile shot to the front was right after him. Going down (he baokstretch Tex- tile i red-hot clip, with Meridian lipped on him and Rockvllle all alone, WM.in third position. The rest were well with Clamala poking his iwee out of the pair two lengths a- wty. Behind them all was Star Char- ter, twelve lengths behind the leader. Textile led them around the eastern with Hoekrllle half a tength back. Claraala, was' coming like a House afire. Meridian was beaten there, and so wai Tutlle half way down the utretco. was In front and rolng strong, when Star Charter came like freth horse. Then I DECOTeAU FOR SWEDEN Edmonton, May Decoteau, the fleet-footed Ed- monton policsman, wag the on- ly one to qualify Victoria Day in the Olympic trials held at .Fort Saskatchewan, Oecoteati Ton the ten-mile run easily in 59-minutes and 59 seconds.' It is'tie intention of the Police Athletic' association to send him to Sweden at its own ex- pense. LARRUPING LARRY he settled down 10 catch the leaders. The crowd gasped. Foot by foot, yard by yard, he overhauled them, fighting his, way, alone jamely under a vigor- ous ride, to get up in the very last jump, and 'win by a very icant mar- Kin Ironi Clamala, who carried his speed right to the wire. Kockville, tiring. was Juit half a length in front of Cliff Edge. As usual; on getaway day, outsiders won the majority of the events, and backers of the winners cashed at good prices. A majority of the stables racing here hare arranged to leave for Mon- treal on two special trains will pull out for the Blue Bon- nets track. The Elite Cigar Store Adjoining Morrii Theatre" Hayt juel received a laife conelgnment ef Prince Albert Brooking Tobacco .LARRY DOYU "lauglu'ng Larry.Doyle, the doughty captain of the' New York Giants, is hitting at a tremendous clip and bids fair to give Hans Wagner and Chief Meyers a close run for first honors, HUGHEY AND- THE WHITE SOX LEAD Time When Tioeri Had Bigger.Edge and Lost When Hughey Jennings gaios upon the White Sol in front of the American league grias sardonically, with a touch of cynical humor. Hughey recalls the time when he was still further-in "the (hey were hailing him as "American ie.ague champ and were bewailing the fact that he had broken up the race and shattered all interest. And four months later he. straggled under the wire 12 lengths behind. Hughey launching no insinuations, but hjs idea ki nothing to rove over a ten- Xante lead gev mid- Mar. Chicago- and Detroit, on Saturday, ayed 'the longest game of- the pre- nt major league season, Chicago lining In the seventeenth inning S to Lord opened tlie final inning Svith double to right centre and was sac- iced by.Kulm. j-Then.Bodie drove a agle to deep- centre, scoring Lord. Callahaa, Bush and- Stanago-were put out of game by Umpire O'Loughlin for protesting St. Louis and Cleveland divided honors in a. deuble header. -'Joe Wood was off form, while.Jack Coombs was In fine fettle. Lewis' running high back- hand catch featured. New York de feated Washington in both-games of a double header. Johnson knocked Shortstop-Martin unconscious with a pitched ball. Sunday: Detroit beat. Chicago and -St. Louis beat Cleveland. National League Features Philadelphia gave Alexander won- derful support and Philadelphia de- Boston. Saturday. Moore and Killifer :of Philadelphia had examinations of their injuries dud it was found-each', bad a bone broken in his hand. Pitt-jbure; took the lead in the.-first 'Inning' amL never -lost-Hi defeating Chicago St. Louis drove two pitchers off -the rubber and won from Cincinnati, 7 to Chicago was beaten by Pittsburg yesterday. Results of Games National Philadelphia Boston 2. St. Louis 7, .Cincinnati 4. St. Louis 5, Cincinnati .4. Pittsbnrg 4, Chicago 2. Pittsburg 3, Chicago 1. Now York 11, Brooklyn 2. Standings Today CRICKET CLUB IN DEMAND HERE There ii a demand for organized cricket In Edmonton and Calgary have strong forma- and the time Ii ripe for a ffrit-claii'club in this city. Is the: opinion'of F. Pott, an ar- dent follower and player of the game here. To promote the Idea Mn PoU will be pleased to from anyone who Is Interested. His address is the Lethbrldge- Real Estate Markft, 410-5th Street South. Hearty' co-operation Is re- spectfully solicited. MARKETS LITHBRIDOE MARKETS WESTERN CAN. LEAGUE THE STANDING Calgary ]o Red Deer Mmonton...... s Sassano 7 Grain prices on the local market, lo- icmain at the figures quoteil by us last'Saturday'. There': ace no varia- tions in the .price of otliei' eoniinodi- lirs. Housewives who prefer some- thing with'a tartish flavor nrny se- cure California gooseberries at 15 rents per Ib. Hothouse lettuce shows no indication of declining in. price {at present, per while oth- er.green, vegetables still fetch high- iit'ices. No. 1 Northern J0.8C No. 2 Northern....... Ng. 'A Northern....... No. -I......- No. 5.............. No. No. 1 Alberta Bed..... .663 .471 .389 RE'D DEER RAN OFF WITH BOTH CONTESTS Edmonton, .'Slay'. 'Hurley's Bed, Deers took both games An Sat- irday. The afternoon function was a 'ino .cpntest, and the evening game vas good until the seventh, when the Edmonton infield blew up .with dis- astrous losult. Following are the cores by innings: Cdmontan .ODD 100 1 2 Red Deer Oil 000 2 Ii 0 Ford and Tangiiay; Dunn and Bliss. 'Second game. Edmonton...' 102 000 36 4 ed Deer-.. 000 010 11 1 Heinrich and Weinholdt; Dickon- on and Bliss. O.S3 0.78 O.CIi 0.53 0.43 0.7S 0.77 0.75 O.CIi 0.4H 0.15 0.43 CALGARY AND BASSANO AGAIN BREAK EVEN Calgary, Way Bronchos Inished their series with Bassano on unselfishly sharing the onqrs in contests which were more emarkable for the heavy hitting than or the quality of baseball. The af- ernoon contest was captured by the the evening affair 'ent to tho Damslters. The scores: First game: assano ..010 Oil 14 3 rilgary ..310 267 15 3 Thelan, Wells and 'Stiirk; Stan- ridge and Bunstine. Second game; assano 411 330 14 1 aJgary......200 230 9 10 5 O'Nall, Hayes and Morrow; Meyers id Bunstine." No. 2 Alberta Red No. 3 Alberta Ited No. 4 Albeita Red Jo. 5 Alberta Hod No. C Alberta Rod Barley, No. 3 No. 4 Vegetables: Potatoes, per cwt.......1.40 to 2.00 Potatoes, per ton 28.00 to 35.00 Beets, per Ib................. 0.214 Oarrots, per Ib............. 0.214 Turnips, per Ib.............. Cabbage, per Ib........'. O.OG Parsnips, per pound........0.021s per pound........ O.oli Butter and eggs: Dairy butter......... ,0.30 to O.S5 Creamery butter...... 0.40 to 0.45 Eggs, fresh............f.. 0.30 Bran, per ton 21.00 Shorts, per ton............ 23.00 Oats, per ton, sacked........' 28.00 Rolled oats.............., 29.00 Cattle on the Hoof: Steers, per pound......... 0.0614 Cows, per pound.......... O.Qali Cows, dressed, per pound 0.11 Steers, dressed, per pound 0.12 Sheep: Live, per cwt. 5.00 Dressed, per cwt.............. 11.00 Hogs: Dressed, per Ib............., 0.12 Uvo, per cwt. .1 0.09 Poultry: Geese, live Turkeys Chickfena Fowl O.H 0.22 0.1S 0.12 0.15 MONDAYfS .WHEAT MARKET Winnipeg, May grain, mar- and closing prices'were as follows: Ainerican New York 6, Washington 3. New York 7, Washington 6r Philadelphia Chicago 5, Detroit 4. Cleveland 7, St.' Louis 6. St. Louis 5, Cleveland I. v Sunday Games St. Louis 3, Cleveland 1. Detroit 6, Chicago 2. International Jersey City 10. Montreal 7, Toronto 6. Newark 9, Providence 2, Buffalo 7, vRocheste'r.3. Sunday Gamee Providence 3, Newark 2. Jersey City a, Baltimore 'i. National New.Vork 24 Cincinnati 23 Chicago 1C Pittsbnrg ,15 Philadelphia 12 St. Louis 15- Boston 12 Brooklyn 9 American Chicago 26 Boston 21 Washington 16 Philadelphia. 14 Detroit .16 Cleveland 14 New York 11 St. Louis TO .300 .676 .500 .500 .429 .41 .8154 .310 .743 .65G .485 .483 '471 .i.'iS .367 Association Toledo 2, Indianapolis 1. Louisville tijiCdUnnbus 4. St. Paul 3, Milwaukee 2. Sunday Games Kansas City; Paul 2. Toledo 4, Louisville 1. Columbus Indianapolis. 4. Minneapolis 6, Milwaukee 2. SUNDAY SCHOOL LEAGUE GAMES Tonight, at 6.-15 the' Knox Church baseball meet the fast Weat- jater nine on the latter's grounds for the first game of the Sunday school schedule, between those two teams. .The North Baptist hoys will take on Ihe Andrew's team alUhe latter's grotmrl. St. Andrew-a' .have taken over the 1st Baptist schedule as the Baptists were unahle to pliice a team on the field. The St. Cyprirfii-Wesicy game for tonight hag been pOHtponed. BULLETINS qALLIE (PRACTICE All Callie players are requested to turn out to practice this evening, on Westminster ground at 7 o'clock. A full turn-out is urged. Training. OVERSEAS CLUB NOTICE The following- will be tthe line UP of, the Overseas in'-the league game against the S. 0. B. on. Tuesday: Sumner; Paterson, Home; Cauld- well, ilujien; Halkc-rsto'n; Brembrldge, Thomson; :Brennaii, Simm, .Joyce. All players are requested to be on the time. S. 0. E. LINE-UP TOMORROW Tfie following 'will, represent the S. O. E. In their league match on Tuesday night with tbs Overseas: Coles; Farris, Dalzell; Willetts, Lee, Firthj Faunch, Parker, A. :nrr and Bestwlck. Referee, .A.' Arnold. Kick-off at 6.45. Players are revues-ted to.: be at the dressing room >'at 0.80 sharp. Central International Duluth Winnipeg 2. Grand forks .'R, Superior .3. .Sunday Garnet Grand Forks 5, Winnipeg 1. Duluth 11, Superior li. Northwestern Vancouver 5. Seattle 2. Tacoma 3, Victoria 1. Spokane 6, Portland 2. Canadian Ottawa S. St, Thomas 0. London VBerlin 4. Giiclptl Ii, Peterboro 2. Hamilton 3, Brintford 1. ST.'CVPRIANS PRACTICE A practice of the St. Cypj-ian's ball club will be held tonight at 7.30 prompt. .All players are. requested to .urn out St. Cyprian's would also like. a prac- tice match some time this week, with another church team. Apply H. Wil- son 834 or 836 7th Street South. AUTO CLUB TONIGHT There will beji meeting of the exe- cutive of the Auto'Club -this evening at 8.J6 at the Rogers-Cunningham of- fice. Open 'Close May, old 104% Maj, new........ 104% 104'.i July............ October........ 29 SI8V4 May............ 41% 45'A' July...........'. 46% Ex. No. 1 Feed 44VS 44' ,'Jilly............ 4-M4 41 Flax- May 159% 199% July............ 397 197 Cash Prices No. 1 Northern'.. 101 No. 2 Northern........... 101 No. 3 No, 4..................- No. 5.................. 74% No. 6.................. fi39i Peeil...............: 53 Oats- No. 2 C. W. 45 No. 3 C. W............. 12 Ex. No. 1 Feed.......... 44 No. 1 Feed.............. 43 No. 2 Feed............. 4114 No, 1 N. W.......'..'.... 202K Minneapolis Wheat'' Open Close May............. 112% July............ 1H 112% September May July September 104 Chicago Whsat Open 112' 10614 Close LIVERPOOL LIVE STOCK MARKET Liverpool, May Rogers Co., Liverpool cable that with no fresh supplies, there was no change in the market today and quota- tions may be repeated, States and Can- adian steels -16 1-2 "to 17 cents per pound. HIGHEST SALARIED TONSORIAL ARTIST THE-COMPLETE SUPPLY HOUSE Metal Windows Accepted by the International Hoard of Underwriter? CALL AND SEE 9AMPLB WINDOW IN OUR DISPLAY ROOM. SIMPLE. IN CONSTRUCTION AND THE VALUE OF EACH PIECE OF METAL TAKEN ADVANTAGE THIS WINDOW. The Western Supply Equipment Co., Ltd. 1M4 112.4th Street, Sputh. Detroit, May 'highest sal- aried barter In the United States, and possibly in all America, is a Canadian and a Chatlmmite. Jlis name is Clay- ton Rayment, of Detroit, and he Is a son of Contractor Harry Rayroent of Chatham. It is said that Mr. Ray ment's salary as.a barber" in Detroit Is something liko forty dollars a week, and he. gets eight dollars a. week high- er than any known barber in the States working on -.salary. Mr.-Pay- skill and speed as barber Is what brings him the big share of the American eagles. He has the reputa- tion of making a shave-in three min- utes' time, and he IB laid to have the swiftest fingers of any .barber in De- troit. KEEP UP THE FIGHT Archbishop Langevin, speaking tn Winnipeg, said Homan CathoJIcs in Iho west would continue their strug- gle until they obtained all their rlfliU, ;