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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Many a man would like to invest in real estate, but feels that he cannot because he hasn't enough money. The man who feels that way should look over these bargains. All but one can be handled easily. One-third down, one-third in 6 months and one-third in 12 months. Here are my offerings this week: Hi* * 4 lots on Smith st. $8000. 10 lots east of Westminster road, $400 each, 6 lots North Ward, $250 each. 1 acre lot Bartlett st. $2100, $1,000 down. 1 lott, Rcdpath strut, near Wood, $1800. 3 lots,block B, Higinbotham's Addition,$250 each 7 lots, block A, Higinbotham's Addition, $150each Best business lots on Round st. $4000, $500 cash, $500 in 3 months, $1500 in 6 months $1500 in 12 months. 39 lott at Taber, Douglas Addition, from $100 up, on tame terms. Real Estate and Insurance. Oliver Block, Up-stairs. BASEBALL IN FEBRUARY Lcthbridge, as Usual, Sets the Pace-Medals for Western Canada League Champions. LothbrWjc thc balmy hub of Sunny Southern Alberta carries ofl the palm as usual iu the baseball line. Calgary, who is spending a l�w days in Edmonton and who was scon by tho Dulletln at tho Windsor yestor- The first game played in all Canada day. inthe year 1007, was pulled ofl herv Tho president should know whore-last Saturday afternoon. It was a of he speaks. He has been in all tho perfect day and a big crowd c^ - u�guo cities within tho pa* tow grrgaU'd to sec the contest. _ . . , , , . _ ...v" ,,__,....... , _ .__, . weeks and whin ho visited there tho 1m teams were those of Tabor and . u .. , . . . , , lasoDall enthusiasm was running too Lothbnclgo and after a six Innings ... . ., . . , ... , . * , ... , . . . , . . high, particularly in Lothbridge ami game had been played tho local team , , , . a ... , , . Modicfno Hat, for oven 40 'below wea- wero declared the winners by a score __ .... * ther to put out of business. and II. W. T. of 8 to 2. It was a real good exhibition of bull and the spectators thoroughly enjoyed tho battle. Fred Uurncs acted as referee the teams were as follows: Lethbridge-0. Sullivan, c: Nicholson, p.; I*. Houk, 1 b.; lkillcy. 2b.; O. Peterson, 3b.; Simons, s.s.; O. Silvers. If.; 11. Culberson, c.f.; F. Kenny, r.f. Taber-F. Brronan. c; J. Walker, p.; R. Lee, lb.; II. Johnson. 3b.; J. Webster 3b.} A. I-c.i, s.s.; C. Walker. ii.S W. Walker, c.f.; W. nusseil. r.f. (,'li>e match was arranged by that enthusiastic ball patron, Chris , Eckstorm. He was bound to keep up Lethbridgc's reputation as being the p/lace whoro summer stays most i At league headquarters too, everything is running smoothly. All the teams will travel approximately: Edmonton ..................3,8-15 miles. Calgary ........................3.708 miles Le-th'r.dge ...................8,70-1 miles Medicine lint ............... 1.0.10 miles "Jd cold type Medicine Hat and Edmonton appoar to get the worst of it, but such Is not tho case. At tho end of the season tho mileage travelled will be cuualized and each team's traveling expense account will bo exactly the samcj" "What is the feeling amongst tho clubs regarding the selection of umpires?" "It is a lit lis cosy to discuss tho matter," was the president's reply; "but 1 may say that a couple of th-j cities seem to favor the appointment of two first class local men from Edmonton and Calgary. For myself I prefer outsiders* and tho further they come from this province, and team managers aro busy awl report great success in picking up fast play- jtlw> less they know about our people. tho better will it be for the game. 'Ih.'re will be no difficulty getting of the year end where baseball can bo played nearly evory month of the yemr. As far as Lcthbridge is concerned the professional ball season could commence right away. . A wrestling contest was announced to take place on Monday night at Oliver's hall botwe � Parkinson, of Taber, and Jensen, of Cardston, but il didn't culmtinato for the reason that Parkinson refused to scrap, .-announcing as an excuse that he and ^enseji had. signed an agreement to .. JW�boo7.l() .the spectators. Tho - .scheme which be choorfully unearthed was that Jensen was to allow . MmsoU to be thrown for a consider-atjp&.andV Parkinson was to got alt vth^.lM money. This seemed to be a \,gopd deal for Parkinson and why hp brought il to light is more than Mm worst crook iu the country could . .explain., Jensen claimed there was * not an arrangement of this sort and a war of words ensued and thocrowd .dyjnandtd a return of the entrance money. U"i Woisley of Cardston, the referee, gave the docision to Jen- / "Jn order to appease tho crowd an ' exhibition match was given by Plll-  rJng and Jensen, The gate money, pver $20 was awarded to the Gait M^dmonton Bulletin: lucre Ln t n fc|R�ri|%!iC'--W�*'W�p*t�ro Ci.uaJ* u-�. ^PV'' *rt*9�. wcoidlng u Vjj^�f??M�f�t. JWuct.C Kub^a of crs. The minor leuguo players seem to have special designs on playing in the great west, and it is not a diffl-cult matter to get signatures to contracts to perform in tho W.C.B.L. The same applies to umpires. Ihs league secretary is receiving numerous applications every day from indicator handlers who want to catch a place in tho west-end they mostly all have gilt edge references. The president and league directors are putting forth extra efforts to make the league a success for 1007. This is the first year for out and out professional baseball, and If tb^gaino can b� popularized and be an expense payer, even this season, tho success of the sport Is assured for years to come. "Have you done anything with reference to tho schedulo since the lea- gory f�n mixes the dope for the opening of thvj ball season in this way Calvary will tako the l�td at Ulro first of the s.-as n. with Modiclno Hat sucond. This is how he does il: Culgury's manager Is picking up his players in the centre of the lase-ball countfy. There niv all kinds of players in Masmu-hussftts and neighboring states and this gives Thyno e*o:y opportunity to pick up men who arc possibly fast enough in doss C company, but have to bo cont* '� "* rwtpoct that ho is main . .... , , , Al_ ipush in tho LothbrMgo Agricultural South. A. lu. Humphries is to Mioj8oe|oty- Ho iB a hen ftt,clor and foro in every movomcnt that is ; holds tho job of secretary of tho local bou,(l to holp t>lte Fouth. Ho is a poultry association, lovcinmont immigration official and ; in sport A. E. is always to Mm MH'tleYH who conio to this dintriot foro, principally in curling and b*so-sweor by Humphries-not at him, as � ball. Hois prosidonl of the curling tbxy do in tho case of some officials. }club and secretary of the local pro-Ho belijvcs in Southom Alberta and lesslonal hall club, as well as viee- tho Canada central site for a provision market of ta.ks it up all tho thno. and wher- president of the present and additional lund for, over ho go.-s. He hails from Middle League. clubaasking for suggestions that would still further improve the listi but so far none have boon offered-Aatho list stands the clubs will have a series as lollows: * Games Home. Abroad. Edmonton ............... 48 45 Calggry ................... 4ft 48 Medicine Hat .......... 45 48 Lothbrldge ............... 48 45 . Another moot in;; of the loague will be hekl later when the schedule will be finally adopted. "flow about travelling expenses? Does tha schedule arrangement put the teams on anywhere near an even footing In this respect?" "That Is a matter," replied the* prealdont, "that has recoived exhaustive consideration and in which we secured valuable assistance from A-FldJer a Calgary player, who has travelled the weat extensively. According to present MTftPseueot the llullotin:-Tho momibors ro-.'no solution of tho difficulty has been jot the team winn'ng tha |>eiinunt in 1 -tho Western Cr.noda league this year Mr. llobinson says all the clubawiil lona' renKmlx>r thoir connection have completed arrangements for with the Albertu association-un'.ess grounds and he thinks the keen riv- : thay happen to fall on oxtremely evil alr>' that exists between the league duys and ha\o to resort to dealings citii s will go a great way In indue- \ with three ball gentry. ing* people to patronize the games and make financing a comparatively easy matter. To an outsider the league appears to have secured an exceptionally thorough and non-partisan head in President llobinson. He rccogniaos that inn association has to bo handled' cautiously and has startod in at tha oetset In th-? rijiht way to tn- Pivsidnt Itobi.tson announces that ho will present to each player cn tho champion aggregation a hatMlxome souvenir in the form of a watch charm of Malteso cross design, tho centerpiece of which will Iks of guld with a baseball sceno-a batter up for action and thu catcher in similar po.o-and on tho nrvorsod side will future enlargement should be arrang ed for, and tha adjuncts, suih as drivoways, platforms, shade troes, awning*, booths, etc., also canbid  ered. KkjvatorK, fkur mills, woolUn.milIs and canning factories are splendid , , , , ^ . . , , , ,. . 'good influences which guarantee the industries for any community. and|" D equally important are good roads progress of our city and Its rich sur-for thoir welfare. Tho former servo ;.ound'ng territory, to attract formers to town with pro- j with a traffic bridge, good roads duce, and the market provides a gen- and a provision and Uvo stock mar-oral convening point for tho renewing) ket the city could make boMor head-of acquaintance, financial und other- way along tho trail of progress. sex county, and vhilo it Un't in | Humjhries is a dispenser of jus-Missouri, still in Humphries caso H tioe, too, and ho knows how and breeds that characteristic of "show J whero to glvd tho right doses. Ho mo," and Humphries is looking for is tho city magistrate and finds tho tho muu who cun .show him a hotter job a busy one. AOAINST. 8 HOUR DAY. be thu players name, tlio team ho trench tho league In public confidence; j performed with in tho Western Can-and thj ISdmonton tak-nt Is confldctvt Iloseball league, sooscn 1907. that he wUl 'discharge his duties H� hns ordered olovtn medals, throughout the year without fear or i This is an entirely now doparture favor, and will keep iboth eyes open all the time for violations of any feature of tha constitution, and particularly with clubs exceeding the salary limit. | for league loaders, but it is Juit ono of tho tokens that show that President Hobinscn is leaving no stone unturned to make the league a suc-' cess �md so. if possible, make the marked by social, financial and har-jfeame a llttio more attractive for tihe'monious association, resulting in wise. Industries of the above class deservo especial encuurafieiiKTU from! every quarter, while w'ith tho oxi>an-sion.of their patronage, correspond.-ing enlargement of facilities far handling thoir output is rwpiiiW of those who control them. With markets added to our civic resources, obviously, /armors and others will head for Lothbridgo from every direction on the Tuesday and Saturday market days eaeh week. Such desitublo convening* will to in The publisher of tho best paper f� the Maritime Provinces writing to us states: "I would suy tb'U 1 do not know of a mcdicina that has stood the tcs-o of time like MINAHD'S LINIMENT. If rubbed between thff hands and lnhaleo ido-lanpuoa o> luauiuaa.voS nq-j jo uO|sp an investigation into tho dlfferencea that axibt betwc�u the coal mintl-a and aptratars. ;