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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JUNE II, IMI. SPORTS Tlie ball team will home on Monday wht'n they clash with Crist's On Tuesday a double header will be played and Wednesday will a day off in order to allow Calgary to beat it to their town. plays on Thursday. Frkhiy and Satur- day. >jpens up a ics oi 'Aii-r irauivs un Monday. tiu-n puts in an appear- anci- for llu- jaiat- number oj LETHBRIDGE IN FIRST DIVISION iMiflic-ino IJat News) The Lethbridire tea HI has changed its tactics. At tho beginning of the season the all bunch-d their errors in one innings. Last week thev started to bunch tlv.-ir hits and won u-amt-'s hand ov-.-r fist. The News called Lethbridge for the first vis- ion of thf- k-itgue ai'u-r siting the j team play here. I HAT TRAVELS IN HARD LUCK Hat Xews) The Medicine Hat team while out on the league circuit has certainly been in hard luck as far as running into rain storms goes. At Leth- bridge. where the attendances prom- ised to be extra large, only One game was At Edmonton, with 3.OOO tickets sold in advance for the first day, not a single game could be played. The threatening weather mitigated against big crowds at Calgary. the team goes to Moose Jaw a game is won and a game is lost, and the whole city, is up on end to see who wins the de- ciding game. Again it rains. The very same thing- happened at Hegina. All this plays havoc with the finan- cial end of the baseball and even if the team has decent wea- ther and big crowds in Winnipeg the exchequer will still be very low. This fact taken into consideration along with the magnificent showing which has been made from home by the boys, should result in every effort being made to make the local series of games a record breaker in regard to attendance. A RUB FOR DYER In its account of Monday night's game at Winnipeg the Free Press says Several familiar faces are in- cluded in the Lethbridge line-up. "Chesty" Cox was given a warm welcome by the bleacherites and as usual commanded a lot of attention. He stung the ball har.'l, but failed to get it safe. Chesty, oM sport, is getting up in years, but he showed he was still in possession of his fac- ulties by repeating all the ancient g'ags in his own inimitable style. Joe Lynch is another ex-Maroon. He was utility man for the pennant winning Maroons back in 1903. He is back stopping for the Mormons. Jack Corrigan is one of the old stand-bys of Northern League base- b'all- Jack is manager and right fielder for the visitors. He grabbed two of their three hits. We were introduced to the lourth member of President Fleming's staff of umpires, a Mr. Dyer. He has a carefully groomed voice, and 3oo'--s a nice young fellow, hut he got away. with some absurd decisions last even-; ing. He seemed inclined to form a decision too quickly. A GRAVE FOR DYER (.Calgary Hera id) Down in Lethbridge they are dig- ging one of the coal shafts seven j niilvs deeper. They are going to drop j Umpire Dyer inio it the first time he visits the coal town. THOSE INVINCIBLE REDS The jRcd were again defeated by the North Ward Junior Terrors in a seven inning game. Bill Pitney handed out the goods from the X.W. box and held, the big fellows down well till the lust half of the seventh, whf-n darkness somewhat spoiled the game. The Xorth Wardites batted the Red's pitchers all o'-er, who seemed somewhat confused and wild. Score. North Ward Red Sox 16. BOY'S CLUB WON The Boys' f'luh defeated the North Ward Juniors on their own grounds j last night by a score of 21 to 14. line-up for the "winners was V. Redmond, ratrher F. Geyer, pitchor R. McKay, first base N. Link, second base: A, Fisko, third base f. Peck, shnrtircop E. Peck, left field W. Mason, centre field J. Bovine, rit'ht field. JUNIORS PLAY Tonight nt. 7 o'clock on the square the Red Sox meet the Juniors of North Ward. It will be a 7-inn ing game. MACLEOD BROS. The Great Clothiers of the Great West LETHBRIDGE CALGARY OPEN Their Doors to the Good People of Lethbridge Saturday Morning, June 12th We start with a bran new stock of Men's and Boys' Wear, at prices never before seen in the west. We are the largest dealers in Men's and Boys' Wear in Western Canada. We buy in large quantities direct from the manufacturers in Great Britain, United States and Canada. We sell as we buy." SATURDAY WILL BE SUIT-DAY We will sell you as a Starter on Saturday regular and Men's Suits in Fit Reform, 20th Century, Semi-Ready and other good makes, Saturday only 18.00 BOYS' SUITS We willlsell on Saturday 235 Boy's Two-piece and Three-piece Suits, regular and while they last the price will be ONLY ONE SUIT TO A CUSTOMER HATS HALF PRICE SOFT HATS ONLY Any Man or Boy's Soft Felt Hat in the Store Saturday Half Price OUR TERMS ARE CASH TO ALL MONEY BACK IF NOT SATISFIED THE GREAT CLOTHIERS OF THE GREAT WEST LETHBRIDGE CALGARY SPORTS A. O. F. WON The football match last I an interesting- one between the Maple Leai's and the Ancient Order of For- i esters, "the Foresters broke the hoodoo that has been on the blue sweaters and won the first match j that has been won by that uniform, this year. It has been v.-om by sev- j eral clubs, but each time the boys in blue have lost. The line-up of the teams was as follows A. 0 Eundal backs, .Hooker and Wellington half backs, Wilson, Turner Dupen forwards Hudd, Doe, Bartholomew, Wallace and Gouchee. MAPLE LEAFS Goal, White 'bucks, liar vie and Brown half backs Asquith, Stewart and Carr i'or- wards, English, Fairbrother, ilcKay, Fleming and Ranard. Referee, Hol- berton. Score .2 to 1 favor A.O-F. The play throughout, fluctuated from end to en-d, but the 'defence of the Ma.ple Leafs was weaker than the ;A.O.F. forwards, who played rather good combination at times. The whole team play of the A.O.F. was much improved over the previous efforts. While many of the Maple j Leafs made good individual plays, .still their team work was very weak. I Their defence stopped several hot shots resulting from corners but fail- ;ed to stop the two goals scored by I Bartholomew, while Fleming scored I the lucky shot for the Maples. These two teams are now tied for the wooden spoon, though the A.O. i F. now have a smouldering spark of ambition tuid hope yet to give the i leaders -a. hard chase. Lost night 1 they surprised the Maple Leafs, and j after a while may surprise the Cal- or the S.O.E., who have to cle- jfeat the MX. and A.O.F. before they can win the championship trophy. I Owing to the baseball games there j will be no schedule football games till July 6. I FOOTBALL TEAM FOR PINCHER I j The City Football executive met I last night at the league headquart- j ers, delegates, fjfom each club being i present. A communication from- Fincher Creek F.C. was received ac- cepting Saturday, June 19, for tha Lethbridge City match at the Creek land agreeing to the proposed terms. I The team to represent Lethbridge j was selected as follows Boss, goal; ,Wellington and Anderson, backs; i halves, Farris. Chiswick and lllvinie; forwards, Rudd, Fairtirother j White Holberton and McMillan. I The executive will accompany tha. j team and it is hoped a large nuno i ber of enthusiasts will also go along. All' wishing- to take the trip please notify Secretary Hall. It is intended to go by the afternoon train, and if fifty can go cheap rates will prob- ably be conceded by the C.P.R. Practise matches will be played by the City team as follows Saturday June 12 vs. Caledonians Tuesday, June 15 vs. S.O.E.; Thursday June 17, A.O.F. The rules under which the Wright Charity Shield will -be played for will be drawn up by ;i committeft consisting of Messrs. Anderson, and Tuckwell, who are co.isidering the advisability of inviting; any team within a radius of 125 miles, prob-. i ably including Calgary. Entries will be received up to July 8. The secretary will ask for the use of the iron posts and sockets in session of the city for use on iho square. BASEBALL NOTES j Hughcy Jennings is strong for the i fans. He says "It has long been m. j hobby of mine that the man who j comes out to a ball game with 25r i 50 or 75 cents, or maybe Si in him pocket, should be given all-atten- Treat him. as kindly .when he j is trying to fight his way to a spot to stand m a crowd of as if i the stands were practically empty, i and he had his choice of empty seats. The thing we must never let go out of our sight is that if there j were no baseball fans there would be i no baseball games. Were I a maff- j nate I would instruct every player, subordinate, every employe, to J remember, always, that it is from jthe men, women and children who i love the sport that we get the au- j thority to live and have our j Red Murray is now the king of the Polo Grounds. Murray broke away i to a bad start this spring, being a Imite too to make good. He struck out with men on bases and id id several other things that kept i him ''Oh, you kid Recently Mur- the local proletariat from yelling at jray has been hitting like Hans Wag- Iner, ami several Xew York victoriea jean be traced to his prowess with i the willow. He is one of the chain i lightning kids on the bases, and his j fielding has been superfine. Murray j is only a youngster, this being aia I fourth year in the big He ?ras i a poor catcher and, until last season [a mediocre outfielder. "What makes his success ail the more relished by his admirers is that it has not turn- ied his head, and he is the'same I modest, unassuming kid he was when I he was weaned from Notre Dame by the blarney of John J. McCloskey. SVANBERG WON Minneapolis, Minn. June Svanberg defeated Johnny Hayes in a 15-mile race here last night by little over one-fourth of a mile. ;