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White Wins Co Britton Pulls Raw
Work Cobb to Sign.
Bodie- Masters Crawl Stroke Sox 3
Lose Cubs' Win Again. '
Charlie White, the local boy who is
graduating from the feather to the
lightweight class, gave Joe Thomas
an unmerciful beating in New Or
leans last night The Southerner was
so badly punished that his seconds
tossed a tdwel into the ring in the
eighth round to prevent their man
being .further battered.
White won from the second round,
when he delivered a smashing right
to Thomas' jaw. Eight times in the
succeeding rounds Thomas was
knocked down. After the fight
Thomas said he was dazed by the
iblow and did not know -what he was
doing in the last six rounds.
Thomas was cheered for his game
ness when the bout was stopped.
Tyrus Raymond Cobb will arrive
in Detroit either Thursday or Friday
for a conference with President
Frank Navin of the Tigers. Cobb is
willing to make concessions to the
Tiger boss in regard to some of the
differences' which have been keeping
the two apart, and it is understood
that Navin will also concede several
disputed points in order to reach an
amicable adjustment with the. speedy
This information comes from a re
liable source. Cobb is nowin Atlanta,
Ga., but friends in Detroit claim to
have received word from him that he
would leave for Detroit early today
or tomorrow. Friends of both Cobb
and Navin predicted that the Geor
gian will make his 1913 appearance
in a Tiger.imiform within a week.
In anoth'er column Cobb' outlines
.his position in his salary differences
with the Detroit club.
Arrangements have been made, for
an exhibition game May. 5 at Cleve
land between the Naps and Pirates.
Detroit, 3; Chicago, 2.
Cleveland, 8; St Louis, 3.
Philadelphia, 6; Boston, 4.
Washington, 8; New York, 4. -
Chicago, 7; Cincinnati, 6 (11 in.)
New York, 4'; Boston, 3. ' '
Pittsburgh, 8; St Louis, 5.
Philadelphia, 2; Brooklyn, 1.
Indianapolis, 6; Milwaukee, 0.
Kansas City, 3; Columbus, 1.
Toledo, 16; Minneapolis, 7.
Louisville, 9; St Paul, 4.
Probable Batteries. White Sox,
Scott and Schalk; Detroit, Hall and
Stanage. Cubs, Richie and Archer;
Cincinnati, Benton or Suggs and
Interfering feet attached to Ping
Bodie and John Collins were the main
contributing causes of the defeat .-of
the White Sox by Detroit yesterday
in' the first'dash" of the year Between
the two teams. It is up 'to Callahan
to treat his players like race horses
and hobble them to prevent this in
terference. With Borton dead in the second
inning Bodie drove one of Klawitter's
straight ones far over the head of
High, playing center field in place of.
Ty. Cobb. It was a terrific clout and
hit the center ,fence with such force
as to bounce back twenty, feet It
looked like, an easy triple for Ping,
and would have been a homer for '
any gent who could run faster than
Bill'Taft did in.the.last election. Ping
reached first "and turned for second
without. being derailed. Then he
stepped on "his "own feet and plowed