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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LItMiftlbdE, ALTA., MONDAY, MAY 1, IMS. SPORTS BALL TEAM TO BE HERE SOON The end of this week will in all likelihood sec the Lethbridge profes- sional ball team in their home city. They are now congregating in St. Paul and Minneapolis and are ready to commence their journey west at any moment. They have such good training grounds at the twin cities that it has been thought best to al- low them take all the benefit they could by remaining there until it is imperative for them to leave in order to get here a few days before the league opens. May 12th. Jack Corrigan, writing from St. Thomas College, St. Paul, the train- ing quarters of the ,ball team, says that although the wea- ther has not permitted his team to have as much outdoor playing as he would like, he nevertheless feels con- fident that every player will be in perfect physical condition to play the opening game. Manager Corrigan states that no better training quar- ters could be procured than those of St. Thomas; College. There is a swell gymnasium, fine shower .baths, and perfect diamond to play ball on. Conditions of this class fills the boys full of ginger and the way they get down to good hard work does the manager's h'oart good. Corrigan becomes more pleased with hiu line-up every- day and has uvcry confidence of making a pennant winning showing with htt aifgrpffn- tion right from "the start. Those who are posted on the liue- up of the various teams of the lea- gue know' that Medicine Hat is to be seriously reckoned with. In fact, they are looked by many as the leaders of the race, but those who tire intimately acquainted with the Lethbridge players and know Jack Corrigan say that Medicine Hat will have to go at a big league clip to beat Lelhbridge. However, the Hat surely has a good bunch there should be -some great exhibitions of ball pulled off here on the 12th .when the Gasnieters and the Coal Miners clash. WEST MONARCH V. EAST MONARCH CALGARY TEAM COMPLETED That Spring Tiredness Can't last after you've taken a box or two of They've proved a boon to thousands why not you? For sale by ALBERTA DRUG CO, (Albertan) With the "signing of Standridge, a Vancouver pitcher, and Gouchee, the catcher. Manager Crist has complet- ed his team. And he is well satisfied with the aggregation and the fans who have followed the game closely are well satisfied with the aggrega- tion. Standridge is a good one, and Cal- gary borrows him for tae season, but he is subject to recall until the end of the season. He is regarded quite as good as any' of the five pit- chers that Vancouver has, but tlw others are the old- heads, with more experience. Calgary and Alberta fans know Del Gouchee and are very pleased to see him wearing a Calgary uniform. He is a good ball player. He catches ll, fields well, and is a good stick- er. The team as it stands at present is as follows Catchers, Kelly7 Gouchee. Pitchers, Standridge, Kiiialy, Crist Vining, Padfield, Goodman. Infield, Zwicker, Chandler, Rochon, Mills, Baker. Outfield, Parkes, Wheeler, Baker, Reeves, Conrad. The weeding out process will soon begin, and the team will probably reduce to thirteen by the middle of the month. MEDICINE HAT LOOKS GOOD Though Medicine Hat the call throug-hout the league as the prob- able pennant winner, the men who know both teams are quite satisfied that Calgary has a better team as they stand today. Of course Medi- cine Hat has some very good, men, and if weak in any spot, will doubt- less be strengthened. But as they ;tand todaj' the Calgary team looks stronger than the Medicine Hat team. -Calbary Albertan. A large crowd turned out on Mon day evening to witness the first lea gue football match of the season The weather was all that could bo desired and the ground in excellent shape. The teams looked very well in theh new suits. Kick off was made by Blanchard, centre for West Monarch, at 7 p.m prompt. In the first half play to commence was slow but of a very scientific character, several smart pieces oi play being made by both teams. After ten minutes' play the referee declared a penalty in favor of East Monarch, which was taken by Sand- gate, who failed to score. Play now became fast; Tyler, of West Mon- acch, with a brilliant pass to Mich- ael, who in turn re-passed to Tyler, scored the first goal for West Mon- arch. At this point of the game a difference of opinion arose between Blanchard and Lee, which nlScessitat- ed the referee placing the offending parties off piay for three minutes. Towards half time Humphries, of East Monarch, with a clever pass to Dickman, who with a, brilliant shot at goal mouth, 'caught the ball on its rebound from the post and nicely landed the first goal far East Mon- arch. Half time the score was even. In the last half play was of a most exciting character, West and. East clashing together fast and furious. E. Brown, of West Monarch, claim- ed a foul off Dickman, who in the referee's opinion was at fault. Brown who was unable to play for a space of five minutes, was delighted to see his side score off a neatly made pass [from Cougill to Lee. j Towards the end of the last half IWest Monarch made some very clever shots mouth but Anderson, with the assistance of Ross, who j played full -back for East Monarch, was equal to every well shot. With only three minutes to play and the score in favor of West Monarch, the game became very hard for the referee to control. The- crowd grew excited and the shouts nearly drowned the sound of the referee's whistle. But a smart piece of play on the part of East Monarch, who had attacked again and again with- out success, were rewarded for their perseverance by seeing one of the op- posing side land the ball in his own goal. At this point the whistle blew ami a much enjoyed game ended in a draw. i The line-up was as follows East Monarch: Anderson, Hum- phries, Fisher, Ross, Buchanan, Dick- A M I II I 0 forc1' stratbcoua- Will AlTl I Hon. Vico-President, Hoa. W. H Gushing, Calgmry. President, W. J. Ward, Edmonton. Viee-I'residejits, Dr. O. A. In Centrul league; J. A. Fauiley, in- 'ttisfail, Northern league; M. Scho- HOW TO TELL. of the kiduoy action. Secretary-Treasurer, H.' BaUautyne, DOM the UM> of spirits, tea or beer excite i Calgary. feet J- A. Fairley and M. SehoOeld. and legi there puffineu under Registration and amateur conainit- theeyesT Do you have rheumatism, poor lee D. S- Invm ooydounster E J eyetight, headachei sod backaches! Is thero gravel or any unnatural action of and 'F. B. F. McKit- the: rick, Lethbridge. II you have any oi the above symptoms International and inter-provincial your are either weak or J.A.Jackson and these symptoms, arc warnings of more r> i i serious to foUow; Bright IKseage, aml Dr- Calgary. Diabetes or Dropsy. Whatever van do, whaterer you think your disease is, to your kidneys at the first sign of, anything wrong, Give them just the aid they require in Doan's Kidney Pills, the Great Quaker Kidney Medicine, and see how: well and fit you tf ter eren a few doses. Audit committee. Dr. A. O. Mac- lae, Calgary, ami E. J. Kiley, Cal- :ary. ONLY TWO IN THE an Co- to- writes: C.. May l.-At "I was troubled with very severe pains in adjournod meeting of the British my back for years. I tried everything I liuobia Lacrosse Association 'held could thintof but they did me no good, niyht, the Maple Leafs of Vancouver A friend told Doan's Kidney Pilla f and after taking two boxes, I have not out, leaving only the Van- been troubled 'since." cuv Price '50 centi per box, or 3 boxes for at all dealers or The T. Milbura Co Toronto. In ordering fpecify nan, Moore, Eade, Hopper, Saml- rate, Blanchard. West Honarch .Sheldrake, Wood- vard, Brown; Michael, Tyler, Smith. Gallagher, Lee, Cougill, Stewart, 3Ic- 'adgen. Referee, C. Ni- Johnstone. A PROVINCIAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Clubs from all -over the province int delegates to the Red Deer con- ention last Friday for the purpose football couvers and Westminster in the field to battle for the 1909 cham- pionship. The Maple Leaf's move proves beyond all doubt that la- crosse is waning in the west and un- "less the Miiito Cup matches come along in. May and revive interest in the sport, baseball will have an open field. BELLEVUE WON Cowlcy, May first associa- tion football match of the Crow's Nest .League was played here on Saturday evening between teams re- presenting, CowJey and Bellevue, and resulted m a win for the visitors by a score of 1 to 0, which on the whole is a pretty fair indication of the merit of the teams. The ground was Fit-Reform Spring Overcoats There's nothing in Canada with which to compare these v. Overcoats. No Merchant Tailor can dupli- cate them in style, workmanship or value. Black Cheviot Vkuoa Overcoat! 115. to The name "Fit-Reform11 in a garment means the truest economy, just as it means the finest tailoring, McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbndfie. f organizing a provincial ______( eague. damp and the result was slow ran- The meeting was an "enthusiastic; ins' and much tumbling. The teams ne, and the motion to form an Al-'Jmed Up as follows erta provincial i'ootball league was jpassed without a single dissenting voice. A. constitution with -bylaws rules governing the league was sub- mitted by a committee appointed at the last meeting, and these were agreed upon and adopted. It was decided to hold the first an- nual meeting of this new league in Calgary in March, 1910. It was al- decided to -have all affiliated lea- gues complete their schedule" of matches on or before July 31, so as to enable the match committee of the association to arrange the cham- Cowley. A. Freeman G. Baker J. Baker Boag Middleton Pavey pionship games. The following officers were elected for 1909: Hon..President, Hon. A. C. Ruther- goal R. back L- back B. halfback C. halfback McFarlane L. halfback I. Hutton outside right Miller J. Hutton Bellevue. Lindsay H. Blake J. Casey ITolmes C. Freeman Inside right Laidlaw centre forward H. Varley R. Baker Inside left T. Blake F. T. Cook outside left H. Jepson Cowley won toss and elected to defend the north goal. For the first half it was nearly all Bellevue and the Cowley defence were kept busy, G. Baker and, Bodell especially show- ing good work. A fine ;bit of com- bination by the Bellevue forwards resulted in- a score by Hutton with a fine kick at close range which gave i Freeman no chance to stop it. Belle-Jed in the Cowley hotel Tinder the- vue 1, Cowky 0. j chairmanship of Mr. Levitt, when a In the second half Cowley had impromptu program was render- much the best of it. "Only Cowley kd, the honors of the evening-being said one of rooters, (awarded to a duet by Messrs. L- Many shots were made but all were j Hutton and W. Miller. wide. For the last fifteen minutes j Next Saturday a game will be the visitors again had of it! played here with the fast team from further scoring .was dane. At I Michel, B.C. one moment while Cowley had the ball against their opponent's goal the whole team were playing for- ward. Bellevue cleared, and'making a quick rush cajrried the ball to the Cowley goal when the goalkeeper was yards away but with the goal wide open ami no defence, the ball went wide. Both teams played clean football and no deliberate fouls were made, and .the best of feeling prevailed. It might be said the Cowlcy boys would do well to play their positions bet- ter and check a little closer. There was a disposition to stop playing when a foul was noticed instead of waiting for the umpire's whistle. The best authorities agree that cigar- ettes are not good to train on. The umpire, J. A. McLean, of Coleman, was eminently efficient. In the evening the teams fraterniz- The Private Dining Rooms at the are now open, and are well patronized by the public Union A1J White Most up-to-date Restau- rant in the Lunches from lOc. up Meals from 25c. up N. H; MURRAY STORE OPENS STORE CLOSED Wednesday, May the 5th The store will be closed in order that the Evely Ford Sales Co. may remark the goods to prices that will affect an absolute clearance. GREAT STRIDES! Thursday Morning, May 6th The store opens to the public. Come pre- pared to carry away your share of the gains- The goods must go. The cost forgotten. In a few days the J. Brown Co s. sfock will be we wiped out of existence. Not a yard or an article of merchandise will remain as a landmark of its past management. The sale has proved the greafbt in the history of Lethbridge "But the end 49 not yet New spring goods are arriving daily that have been ordered months ago for tihe spring trade, and are placed in stock and are marked down at cost sale prices. The axe has to be swung again to make a quicker clearance and will keep swinging until the whole stock has been demolished IN ORDER THAT- THE EVELY-FORD SALES May go through the stock and re-mark every yard ofthe J. Brown stock. Remember this is a sale. The price tags tell the story. If you have never saved, well, the opportunity delay. don't wait; come, and come early; just keep on coming. Hundreds will beat a track to this Store. ARE YOU ALIVE TO VALUES Don't let an opportunity like this pass you by, but be one of the many who will make this the bee hive of Lethbridge while this gigantic Closing-out Sale is in full sway ______Its The Evely-Ford Sales Co. Slaughtering History never repeats Itself An Opportunity of this sort comes once in a Lifetime J. Brown Go's Stock Store Open Till 9 O'clock Every Evening The Time The Place The Sale Bt ill or e- iy a- bf :d 38. ;