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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBftlDOE, ALTA., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, Lumber and A REMINDER We are increasing our business and enlarging our scope atisfaction Guaranteed as to Price, Quality and Prompt Delivery City Yards North of Track Corner Westminster and Baroness Road MAIN OFFICE REDPATH STREET WEST We have in stock at all times-Lumber of all kinds, Doors and Windows, Lime, Cement, Wall Plaster, Plaster Paris, Pressed Brick, Metallic Siding and Shingles, Corrugated Iron Outside Burdett, Purple Springs, Taber, Bountiful, Chin, Stirling, Raymond, Magrath, Raley and Cardston Rogers-Cunningham GEORGE ROGERS President Phone 23 North Yard Phone 321-Westminster Phone 123 Redpath (Office) P.O. Box 1365 E. A. GUNNINGHAM Managing Director MATSUDA D1I> TELRCTVT Mc- FADDEISf ._ A fast was witnessed by a fair sized au- d'iwice last 'night at the Eureka when Andy .McFadden of .North Dakota, not only successfully- stallecLoff Slat- suda, the -west coast re- quired length of time-to win, but sue ceeded in taking -a fall also. Matsuda had agreed to throw .McFaddeii three times; in fifty .min- utes, bul'iMcj'adden scored a-fall the. 21st by Aviiat appeared be near a flying fall and -not enough 10 be counted as a decisively However the referee was in the bos' position to see what occurred Vancl as Matsuda took -no' offence the decision of Beferee Kroening was correct. The Jap -proved all that he was cracked up to be and McFadden also a great, surprise. The exhibi- tion of wrestling skill exhibited by .both men drew round after round of applause iron an admiring audience wiiQ were. start to the finish of -the bout. The .Jap exhibited sligfitiy more science than his heavier 'opponent but thcr men were wanting in that PS- ty that a fall .would i-esult, but w'tir great cleverness and strength they. would break the dangerous which .brought forth. expressions of admiration; f rom the spectators. M i> Fadden, on; more than one occasion, stood the Jap on his head, from which position' it looked as if he could a fall, but Matsuda al- ways manoeuvred successfully from his opponent's grasp. _ [At the conclusion of the bout Mc- Fadden challenged anybody of his" weight in the country :for a 'able sidcvbet. Matsuda accepted i.he challenge and. it is" .likely a m.iirh arranged, tocome off in about two From Corbett: "I will fight John- son in Australia. They have- never seen me over there." ...From Bat Nelson: "The sequel to my recent work is in course of pre- jparation. 1- challenge any lightweight in the no brand of typewr ti- ers Uoth antagonists found in precarious positions from time to time, when it appeared for a cer.frvn- ON (JOOD out by Ber- ney Collison calling a convention of the Alberta association -for Friday.; The meeting will; be- held" in-Calgary. Calgary, Edmonton, Sirathcona, Content, Bed Deer, High River, Leth bridge, Nanton and Medicine Hat requested to send dele- j gates. To any other-club wishing to j enter the league a .general .invitation i extended. APRIL FOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS 1 New York American: The custom- iary First of April announcements: -From'-Tommy- Burns: "The police robbed me when they stopped the fight. I am ready to fight Johnson, winner take all." From Fitzsimmons: "I challenge Johnson, Jeffries, Corbett, and Ed. Dunfchorst." From Sharkcy: "I am about to open a bottle of wtae." F02i JIABATH03SS. It is now being touted that the time will coaae that middle distance -to the ball tossers from "Edmonton, knows his business. Calgary will f was dying, and any delay on his part It is the first day on which there will have a team, -and "be in the running form Irom the start. This will be a welcome change from 1907, when the team started the toboggan act at tho kept it up spicuous place on your whitewashed pretty well all year. be any games in the .newly prganizef long-may-ii-reign Western Canada Baseball league. The date is. worth' a biff ring on your calendar; a "con- would he too late. Thompson left on the south train, and will reach t Butte some time this evening. wall, and a. place Inside of your hat as well. Mark it-dowii! The complete schedule will be an- nounced in ,a short time. It has been decided, howeveiy as stated ab- and Marathon running -will take the Jove, that Calgary and Edmonton, will place" of horse racing. Instead of open in Calgary, Medicine Hat at haviug a number of horses in Lethbridge, and Brandon at Winni- there will be so manyr: runners in'peg. ..Moose Jaw and Uegina, those tents.; or compartments, and wili be [bloodthirsty rivals, wiU get a chance judged on their past performances, j at.each other's baseball gore on the track and, other conditions, the same i great opening day, but whether they as you would-handicap a horse-race J will meet in Moose Jaw, or .Regina If such were to happen, I venture is; uncertain at present. say that the foot-runners, will if'It has also been decided that the truer to form than the holiday games shall be played in the bang tails. There is one thing tain, the game is only in its infancy, and to give an idea of what may be looked for, Pat Powers has made ar- rangements with. John T. Brush, who j has the control of the Polo grounds, to make the Derby an annual stake event, and that. ten thousand dollars will bV the amount for the first, sec- ond, ;third.and fourth prizes will rep- resent. We are Agents for The Davis Sewing Machine This Machine has all. the Latest Improvements Call and See Them From out Sfring Stock of. Furniture you can Choose u Set or an Article to SUIT ANY HOME Tft White Furniture Co. LONGBOAT WAS NOT EXPECTED TO WIN Tom Flanagan of Toronto, who be- came famous in the realm of sport as the manager of :Tom- Longboat, the great Canadian Indian runner, flashed the following dispatch to the Toronto Telegram from New York, previous to the big- Mrfrathon Saturday: "I wouid advise rny friends f orchis time not to bet on Longboat He has been the most consistent vihni-r i of the lot, and those who hnve .fol- lowed Longboat and bet on hi n, can easily afford to keep off him time, and should he happen to show his old-time speed in this.-strugsfl" with the world's speediest unl hap- pen to win, there a es bookeil for the Indian on whirh the public can bet, and they have the satisfaction of knowing he is right and fit tmd can DJ follow cd in his future events with, tho s.irnu faith that his a-dmirers ba always backed him. WEDNESDAY, MAY f.3 The Calgary Herald has hando.l the following dope to H.a Sws fans, which is of some in throat Lcthbridge ball public. Put a big red ring on your calen- dar around Wednesday, May 12! That the date on which there will be, after, oh, ao long an interval, pro- fMfional baseball once again in Cal- gary. That is the -date when the White Sox of Calgary will admlniflter the first of nervous prostration' to larger cities. This is an expedient adopted in order to ensure the finan- cial prosperity of the league. It means that. Calgarj--will have games on.May 24, .Dominion- Day and all other such occasions. Remember that double header here two years ago come July 1? Charlie Crist is pursuing his well. known tactics of saying little but sawing a lot.oi wood. He says suc- cinctly and "significantly: "If I can't come back with the best team in the I'm not coming back at all." He is showing his wisdom in not mak ing announcements as to the players he hopes to secure, as until they are finally signer! such announcement would sorve as a tip to other clubs to make US.G of Grist's investigations and gobble up his men. Calgary will get off to a good lead this season. We start with a heady and thoroughly reliable manager who THE LATEST CREATION FOR SUMMER WEAR ALL THE OF A TURN DOWN EFFECT. "Anchor" Brand "WMtmount" Itorlfe. Brand "Almonte" tor Wk. KK.D BY LEADING MADE BY TQQitc LHMTEO, MOMTHCAU or cof-LAna, NCOKWCAM AND IMPOKTIII9 Of AliT BUET RUX Spokane, April -men are entered in Spokane's first Marathon race, which is to be held indoors -at the big ai-mory tonight. The list in- cludes Arthur Burn, the Calgary rac- er. wh o was to have met Chan-dler at Seattle a ago, and- whp: won the Portland indoor Marathon. ARE GOING SOME IN THE LITTLE BOW COUNTRY the :Little Bow District. about forty-four, miles northeast of bm-ge the gi'ass "is green. The fcill wheat is- growing and doing well. The farmers in that vicinity have finisheed 1 all their wheat seeding. New shacks [are being built every, week by the-new i settlers flocking in. Breaking is in full blast. The coal strike will, not affect the farmers there .because they go to the Big Bow for their ST. LAWRENCE SEAL CATCH A FAILURE St. Johns, Nfld.; April ap- parent failure of the seal catch in the Gulf of St. Lawrence was reported by the sealing steamer -Harlow ar- rived today empty. Harlow re- ported that the seamen Neptune'and Southern Cross were also, fairies and that the Viking, Lakodor and -Kite, although not spoken had been sighted and were probably; equally ful. The vessels named represent about a fourth of the entire fleet. The amateur athletes of.-Manitoba, headed by George F." president of the Winnipeg Rowing .Club are up in arms against the re-instatement of 00V. HUGHES AND PRIZE FIGHTS Albany, lr., April the fistic bout at .the National Ath- letic .Club in .New York City o March between Stanley Ketch- ell and Jack O'Brien, were received by Governor. Hughes j that the law against prize-fighting! wore baicg violated. It is custom- J ary at legislative chambers to refer .violations :of the law to -the authori- ties having to do with the law's en- forcement, and .in this instance, it j was said today that letters were sent j. to Com. Bingham and District At- torney .Jaromc and other district at- torneys in New York, asking them to investigate whether the law is be- ing violated and endeavor to bring about the enforcement of the statutes The governor has not taken up the question witb an idea of bringing about the legislation against prize fighting inasiu'ich as-such laws are already on the statute books. interest lies in seeingxthat the officers charged with the enforcement of the laws are active in preventing viola- tions. Any additional legislation which these may suggest with a view of making less easy evasions of the recent law will be given careiul con- sideration. SIMPSON VS. SVANBERG Toronto, April Simpson, the Ojibway thunderbolt who meets Fred Appleby, the English runner, in, a twenty mile race here on Good Friday has been matched lo run John Swedish champion, at the Marathon distance, at tral Park, New York, Aps'il IT. Tn a training stunt yesterday, -n covered twelve miles in O3-J-5 -J-o. The SRms miiiy's race in New York was ran l THE: Dakota Peel Hall IS NOW OPEN Best Pool, Billiard and Shoe Shining Parlor in the west. Hot and Cold Bath- A fine line of cigars-and Tobaccos V. RODGERS Prop. W. M. MURRAY Manager Kean Block, Opposite the Post Office, Good-a: Old Stand THOMPSON CALLED AWAY Calgary, Thomp- son, the clever little boxer who met .Jimmy Potts last Monday evening, for Buttc yesterday, where his mother is dangerously ill. crnm received by Thompson asi'n I him to leave at once, his TliE Alberto BaHway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS 'ON THTB MARKET Lot! tortu of the HiilroK ill fnt FROM A -1 9 EACH One-tWrd auh, 6 Interest 6 "per cent, per tanum ;