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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LATEST CREATION FOR SUMMER WEAR ALL THE COMFORTS OF A TURN DOWN EFFECT. itortfe. for Me. "Almonte" BY LEADING FURNI8HEM. MAPI BY BROS LlMITM, MONTHCAL. MANUFACTURERS or NECKWEAR AND IMPORTERS OF MEW It A Riot In Toronto Toronto, May baseball match at Stanley Park today ended in a riot, in which three constables were iojured. The trouble began when Constable Eakins accused a spec- tator of having lodged a complaint at the police station against him the night before. A man named Walter Gilson felled the constable, who was set upon by roughs, kicked in the stomach and thrown through a fence into a deep gulley. Constables Craig and Dunn were also badly used up. Gilson was arrested. Eakins will recover. The fight was witnessed by people. Lethbridge Team Likely Looking A great interest is being displayed >y everyonr- in tv.e cjty over the Vesteru Canada Baseball League, vhich opens up "here Wednesday after- oon at 8.30, when Medicine Hat tacks up against Lethbridge in the pening league match. The merch- ants almost unaniirsouEl" have o close their places of business from hree o'clock until six so as to al- ow themselves and employees to- witness the game. The photos of the players on the Lethbridge team arrived at The Her- ald office this morning and they cer- tainly are a likely looking bunch. They have all the ear-marks of the typical diamond artist, and a "fan" only needs to look once at the photos-of these which are in The Herald window, and to see that they have the genuine appearance of classy baseball players. The Herald tomorrow will publish a cut of each of the players in a special.pink supplement. The team is expected to arrive in the city tonight, and in all prob- ability the fans will be able to see them work out tomorrow afternoon and evening. Men of Good Taste v will appreciate the elegance of our new Double Breasted Sack Suits. BASEBALL RESULTS hOitm. Gfceni and the new S20. The styles are absolutely correct and rendered doubly attractive by the Fancy English Worsteds we Dining Rooms at the ALEXANDRA are now open, and are well by the public Union All White Most up to date Restau- rant in the city. Lunches from lOc. up Meals from 25c. up N. H. MURRAY Prop. Shrubb Won Montreal, May fifteen mile Shrubb-Longboat race was run here this afternoon at the M. A. A. A. track and was won by the English- man by nearly a lap, in '1.23.57. Longboat finished in 1.25.56. Shrubb did not break any records but he held Longboat at his mercy all the time. Shrubb took the lead at the start and was never passed. At the- seventh .mile the English runner held a lead of three-quarters of a lap. McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Ajzents for Lethbiklge. St. Yves On Top New York, May Grand In- ternational Marathon, distance 26 miles, 385 yards, for a purse of j 000, had thirteen starters. The first j seven -to finish {and goes share -in the to first, to second and to third. The winner was Henri St. Yves, of .France, time 2.44.05. Second, John SvanbergI Sweden, time, 2.50.54. Third, Fred Crooks. U. S. A., time. 2.52.10. Fourth, Fred Simpson, Canada, time, 2.54.13. Fifth, Appelby sixth, Dorando and Edward C. Jbot, of France; seventh, each being in the prize. The attendance was It was a gruelling race in the course of runner after runner collapsed only to stumble on again with al- most superhuman effort to the end. Henri St. Yves, the .stocky little -Frenchman, who jumped into fame a month .ago, by defeating such run- ners as Dorando, Hayes, Shrubb and Longboat in the first great profes- sional outdoor Marathon in the Derby held in New York, today took the. measure- .of twelve sturdy com- petitors in an international Mara- thon held, at the Polo grounds here, and romped home a winner by the enormous margin of. five laps; or.. of a mile. John. Svanberg, carrying the blue and yellow of Sweden, finished sec- ond after one of the pluckiest uphill fights, ever witnessed on the running and Fred Crook, an unknown runner from New England, staggered over the tape in third place. The popular Dorando, well consid- ered before the start, finished no bet- ter than sixth. The fourth and fifth were Simpson, the Canadian Indian. and Appleby, the English entry, who plodded patienihr ta the end.