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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald May Special Supiitamejut GOES STRONG FOR FOOTBALL THIS SEASON It is doubtful If even baseball baSjt-ieut teams, enthusiastic followers than league are: ball in Lethbridge. It is not more than three that the game was played to any extent city. Since its birth into popularity -ibe advance has been rather phe.uoraenul and the number of people who take a close interest in it become uiore extensive each season. There is good reason for hs growing popularity "too. Al- most all the games are played on the square, which being the centra! play ground .ot' .the city, afford the public a cou.vt3Dient.view of the mutches, and moreover they cost .nothing to see, the clubs being principally depended upon themselves for support. One of the greatest assets, how- ever, to be attributed to -the rise of football in Lethbridge is the calibre of-play, which is excellent, and the true sportsmanship displayed by the some excellent matches shall be entitled to couipc-te for chaw- the executive for such time as the red. The 'teams of the-; piouship, to be represented at an> j executive shall think fit, and any Caledonians, West ruins jiers. S. O. E.. A. O. F.. Y. M. C. Britatmius. j The following rules, which govern! to have any oi the piivil- j eges of the association until all fees and fines have been paid.- The association shall bo govern- ed by au executive, consisting of a club or player, playing with or against such suspended club or player shall be liable to be similarly dealt with. The executive shall have power to call up- on any club to explain or answer for the conduct of any of its players, mem the league, are inserted herewith at :vreaiaeulf (who 11Ql be a member I Any player who has the express wish of the league execu-.Jof any dub.) and a vice president, and hv ,inv fftQkhllll tive, which should be of no liule iu-j-three representatives from each club. lerest to our readers: At t-te annual meeting an honorary sec re- Association Rules uir-v SIliU1 ue ttyiJwtHii-u, wuu ia not en 1. That this Association shall to a He sba.'l be paid for called the Lethbridgo City and Dis- J bis services such sum as in the opin- Lethbrid'ge City and District Football! treasurer shall be appointed. A Association Rules shall be appointed, who is triirt Football Association. 1011 of the executive the f.unds will per- 2. That its object shall be the fur-1 mit. In case of the president being a therance of football in this city and 1 representative of any ciub, he shall district, including the enforcement of (be only eu'hled a casting vote. rhe rules of the game :is adopted by j A majority of representatives the association and the supervision and form a quorum for the transaction of carrying out of the championship of I business. Should a vacancy occur in the league and such other trophies j the executive, either by resignation or competitions etc., which may be held j a club desiring to change its repre rival teams. Though the competition within this district and full control of sentative, shall be the duty of the is keen it is not instilled with anything distasteful or marred by methods of play which .would: not be in keeping with the progress of the games upon league finances. 3.. Any football club willing club causing the vacancy to nominate to com- i si successor within seven, days, such ply with and abide" by the of this nomination to be made in writing tc association may be admitted to mem-j the association secretary. No new re elevated lines. This year has all bership by a two-thirds vote of rhe ex- i presentative' shall be entitled, to at- appearances ecutive. tend an executive meeting who doe? of being, the foremost of Lethbridge football history. any in j 4. The entrance fee for each club j not produce satisfactory credential? With a; shall be for senior clubs, and I Any club or any of its meia- city league composed of highly for junior clubs, and as clubs; bers shall be liable to suspension by SONS OF ENGLAND FOOTBALL CLUB Winners of "Wright's Charity Shield" Season 19O9 Top Sexton A. C. Messer. 2nd Row Appleby L. E. Welts, E. Tab- rum 0. Sumner, C. Westley R. C. Farris, G. Boss. 3rd Row E. Stephenson, W. J. Wade R, J. Chiswick F. T. Robins H. Froth. Front H. Smith, E. J .Faunch, W. Holberton T. C. Barber, W. Joyce. been suspended by any football organi zaiion, may, at the discretion of the ex- ecutive, be debarred from competing with clubs affiliated 'to this association during suspension, and any club playing a player suspended by this as- sociation shall be liable to suspension or line, as the executive think fit. 7. Each club snail forward on or before the 15th of April in each year the name and address of its secretary a statement of its distinctive colors or costume. Clubs changing -their secre taries or secretaries their addresses must immediately advise the associa tive secretary thereof. All clubs (mem bers of this association) shall be re- quired to keep a minme book of their meetings, showing the election of any new member, with the date of his elec- tion and also a book in which all pay ments made on behalf of the club shall be recorded; such books, the Executive for such-lime as the Execurlre shall think fit, and any other club or player playing with or against such suspended club or play er shall be liable to be similarly dealt with. The Executive shall have pow er to call upon any club to explain or answer for the conduct of any of its players members or officials. An> flayer who has been suspended by an> football organization may, at the dis cretion of the Executive be debarred fiom competing wffch' clubs affilated ;to this association during such sus and any club playin jj'iyer ruspfrtied by this association shall be liable to suspension or fin as the Executive may think fit. 10. Any complaint made by one club against another shall-be in wri; Ing, and sent to the secretary, duplicate copy ot the complaint shal E WANT THE "FUSSY" MEN The Man who knows what he wants never fails to get what He wants here The particular man wfto wants a certain cut-the fat man-the thin stout tall doesn't make the ;Jeast difference to us what his peculiarities may be, as we guarantee the fit. We back this up by pur "Satisfaction or :Money Back" proposition. We sell more suits-show more styles and save our patrons more money than any other store of our kind in Western Canada. Pretty broad assertion, isn't it? Well just drop in to see us, and we'll back this statement up to S your satisfaction CALEDONIAN FOOTBALL CLUB of "Buchanan's Shieiciw Season 10O9 Top McMillan, H. Cameron, W. Scott. 2nd Row (standing) J. M. McDonald, J. Smith, W.Whyte, G.BoM, J. Anderson, D. Milne, T. Hall. 3rd Row White, W. Crawford, J. Kellie, H. Mcllvena, W. Steven. Front Oliver, A. Page, P.Wey msi, Leitch, McMurrie. be sent (on the same date) by-the i is transferred it shall be necessary for j complaining club -to the club com- plained against. In all siich cases a deposit of ?3.00 shall be made to the association secretary, which deposit shall be forfieted if the executive think necessary; and 'the executive shall have power to compel any club engag- him to be registered for .the club to which he is transferred within seven i days of his transfer being granted. 15. The time of UcK-off shall be ar- ranged by -the executive. Any team .failing to put in an appearance with- or tus game. 1C. The-funds of the. association ed in a protest to pay any such lines -n ten Q, drrin-ged ana expenses as .they may deem fit. I be liable to a exceeding All compiamts by clubs to be received i v through the mail by the association Each team competing in a league game j secretary within four days of the musc finish the referee .with a list j ed misconduct. All complaints as to oi Pliers before the commencement! Lhe ball, size and marking o[ ground goal or corner posts, must first be made to the referee before the com-'' shall be lodged with the Union Bank. mencemem o! a match, in the presence i All accounts shall be brought before of the acting captain of the opposing executive for approval and all ac-1 team counts shall be paid by cheque. All i 11. During the hearing of a dispute cheriues to be siglied hon-trea3' or-complain: between or against anyjurer and and countersigned club or dubs, the representative of by the secretary.; The treasurer shal: such club or clubs shall not be entitled suomit a moMbi-v statement tc j to a vote, nor shall he be allowed, af- the The accounts shall be j ter the evidence is concluded, to ad- Dually, and an auditor dress the executive, or propose or sec- appointed at the annual meeting. THE PROVINCIAL ATHLETIC MEET Information for Atkietet Who Will Take Part ond any motion. This rule shall not. A certified balance sheet, together however, debar any member from act-jwith an ageada shall be sent j jng in the capacity of advocate for his ito club at leasl one week Prior to the annual meeting. The executive j sha-U have the power to invest any 12. Players must be amateurs only, i surplug fuQdg_ j as defined by the Canadian A.A. Associ f ation. Each affiliated club shall regis- 17" Thc caps .and other articles be- j each of its playing members on Iongias I0 Ule Association rfjall be res forms supplied by the association sec-1ted in trustees who shall hold the retary. Within seven days of Such reg-! same ia trus4 for the The istration form being signed by a play- sha11 be the President, hon. er, and such registration shall date from the time of its receipt by tne as- sociation secretary. In the case of any ciub not conforming any such registra-j don, notice of withdrawal shall be sent f the association secretary within j three days of the decision of the com-! mitiee of the club. Any club receiving j remunerative or consideration of any sort for the services of any of its mem- bers or players shall be deemed to have infringed 'this rule. Any club or player infringing this rule shall-be lia- ble t'o a fine or suspension as the ex- may. think" fit. Any player signing a registration form for more, than one club shal be deemed guilty of misconduct.. In the event of any! player signing two or more registra-l tion forms, priority of registration j shall decide to which ciub he belongs j and it shall be the duty of the asso- i ciation secretary to notify the club] last registering of his previous reg-' istering and report the same to the j executive. All registration forms must i be signed and witnessed. 13. Any club, player, official or' member found guirty of inducing a player to leave the club for which he is registered, without first obtaining the sanction of his shall be deomed guilty of misconduct and shall be liable to a fine, suspension, or executive treasui-er. the secretary, for the time j being. such punishment as the think fit. 14. Whenever a player wishes to transfer his membership from one club to another, he first of al' A. E. DUPEN i President Football Executive j i I IS. In the event of any alteration E i in the rules of the association being deemed necessary, notice of the pro- posed alteration shall be sent in writ ing to the association secretary, shall, at least seven days prior to a general meeting, implore each club of the proposed alteration. A two-thirds vote of -the executive is necessary for the alteration of a rale. 19. Points of order in the exeeu- tive meetings shall be decided ac- apply for the written sanction of his cording tQ Qf Par1imentarv of the club to which he proposes t.c be transferred. He shall then forward an application for transfer to the .is sociation secretary, who shall forth-! with issue a transfer. In case the i sanction of one club be withheld, such j club may be required to show cause to the evecMtive for Its action. The withholding of the sanction of one j club shall not. prevent a player pro ceeding with iu's application for trans j fer before exociKive, who shall in their dlsretion, refus? or approve such transfer as to them may seem i best. No transfer shall be granted i after two months before the end ofj each season's schedule. No club shal? A. SOUTHARD Southard Block regular mee-tings, and shal! be ns fol- lows. I. Reading minutes. 2 Correspondence. 3. Accounts. 4. Reports or co.mmifiees. Referee's report. 6: Club reports. 7. Genera} business. 8. Good and welfare. i L'd. The decisions of the executive shall be final. Thai "new 'National League broom sweeping clean" at present. Pres- Lynch has instructed his nm- bound to deal vrfth an application i Pires to rigidly enforce the rule re- for tranafer unless the applicant ha? quiring them to be always addressed paid his subscription for the season in j as and to permit no player, which he last played for such club. The regular or substitute, to retire from executive shall have power io snm-i the bench without the umpire's per- mon the parties to a transfer to j mission after a game has been started, pear before them. In case of a club President Lynch has also notified his being applied to bv a player Tor trans- umpires that he will not permit any fer to another they notify 0? to umpire in college eamea their consent or refusal to the play- while under contract to the National {er within seven days. When a player' In view oi the fact that the Amateur Athletic Association meet will be heiri in Lethbridge this year the principal rules and. regulations, are'herewith set forth for the guid- ance local athletes who contem-, plate entering: the contests. The objects or the association axe 7 to promote and regulate the athletic sports among amateurs and to lish and maintain in Alberta a uci-l form test ot amateur standing and uniform rules for the government oi all athletic sports within its juris- diction. The Definition of an Amateur. An amateur is one who has never 1. (a) Entered or competed in' any' competition ior a stoked bet, moneys, private or public, or receipts. (b') Taught or assisted in the pur- suit of any athletic exercise or sport as a means of livelihood. any bonus or payment in lieu of loss of time while playing as a member ot any olub or engaged in any athletic sport or exercise, or any consideration whatever, for any service as an athlete, except actual traveling or hotel expenses. (d) Sold or'pledged his prizes. (e) Promoted'an athletic competi- tion for personal gain. Note An athlete guilty of any of the above offences can never be rein? stated. ;.._ 2. An athlete who has with or against a professional for a prize or where gate receipts arc charged (except as may "be specially provided for' by the by-laws ot the association) or has entered in any competition under a name other than his own, shall be ineligible for regis- tration and competition as an tear. Note Such an athlete may be eli- gible for reinstatement. 3. All others shall be considered eligible for competition and registra- tion in the association and its affili- ated bodies. Champfonship Garaes The championship games shall in- clude the following track and field events, and such others as may from time to time be added by the Hoard of Governors Running 100 yards. Running 220 yards. Running one-quarter mile. Running one-half mile. Running one mile. Running two miles. Running five miles. Hurdle racing, 120 yards, .0 hur- dles, 2 ft. 6 in. Wafcing one mile. Walking three miles. Throwing the discus. Tossing the caber. Running high jump. Running broad jump, Pole vaulting. Putting the shot, Ifr-lK Throwing the hammer, 16-ft. Throwing; 56-lb. weight. Individual tug-of-war. Tug-of-war, teams of four. Jurisdiction This Association recognizes all ath- letic sports, and claims jurisdiction over all track and field athtetw, as well as.those taking part in ike fol- lowing Basket ball, bicycliig, box- inn- baseball, fencing, football, nastics, handball, hockey, seating, snowsfaocinjr, nrimmiaft, wrest! hijr; and rowing. The Caledonian .Club, which is a member of the Association, wwrt tfe applicants for the meet to M ia LethbrMge, and the liabilities ia con- nection with it will be them. ;