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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, May 17, 1010. The Lethbridge Daily Herald W Section Pasre i) SWEET More sold than other brands combined League SQUARE IS SAFE UNTIL AUGUST Athletic Delegation Succeeds In Having Council Defer Cutting Up Of the Ground At the solicitation or a large and j said ho represented the Trades and energetic delegation from the Council, on the same mutter. young men when tlie work was com- pleted. Aid. Hatch moved a motion that old Agricultural Grounds foe granted free for the use of all sports, also Hie use of the street grader for levelling up the ground. Aid. Bowman asked if the league had ever received a communication from the school board. The school i board had granted for the use of foot- hall the board's property between Hai'tlett and Westminster road. Aid. King supported the delegation and urged that the work be postpon- ed for a year. Messrs. Dupen and Ashcroft spoke again, and .Messrs. Kelly and Tabrum also spoke. Mr. Kelly asked for the NATIONAL LEAGUE EX-STAR GOES TO TORONTO The "Naps" would soon be In first place if they could play in St. Louis all season. iation Football League, the City Coun- cil liist night by the casting vote of 'J'heir argument was that when candi- dates had asked for the votes of the people? nothing had been said about Mattbewson was unfortunate in noti getting a no-hit game against Brook- lyn on Monday, a scratch hit by Mc- Kiveen putting a dent in Matty's re- cord, lint for this scratch it woud Mayor decided to postpone square, and the ratepayers in work of tearing uy and carrying out consequence had not been able to ex- the proposed plans for Gait Park tlieir views upon the proposed til Aug. 31 when the football sched- have been Matty; third no-hit gainej ule will be played off. After the delegation had entered, aild mMon liad been Put to of the season. .News reports have it that Wagner is a special favorite of President Taft. Could it be possible that the chief executive is going to try for the team when his term ot" office expires and is j -voun jpend the order. of business to hear changes. He also alluded to the fact that people had been attracted to the city by photos showing base- ball being played, upon the Square in Januarv. as one or U.e best tirst base- LETHBRIDGETEAM'S AVERAGES Herewith is compiled the batting and fielding averages of the Leth-! bridge ball players for their recent 'Oy home series. It will be noticed that, lor (-veiy liu nothing remarkable is shown for the1 in have a look use of the fair grounds for the A. A. A. A. meet on July st. Aid. Hatch's motion was put and carried. Aid. Sage then moved, and Aid. King seconded: "That the centre Square be not cut up, but only the corners be plowed." Aid. Frayne, speaking to the motion said that if they tried to do the work uy halves they would find they were men in the National two 9___795 work done on the field, though fair, taking everything into consideration.; The achievomi nts at the bat are note-! worthy in some Instances. Three players are hitting .300 or over. Chick leads, followed by Lynch andi Mackin. A number of others arc do- ing well in the neighborhood of .250. JHONE 1032 It is doubtful i[ aily Oi the clubs are doing much better, and the majority, it is safe to say fall below that mark. FIELDING AVERAGES. PO A E Av. Brogan 8.... 5.... 3-----813 Cox 8.... 2.... THE BASE BALL BOY or man either, can have all his wants supplied at tills store. We have balls, bars, masks, gloves, breast iud needed for the game. Come ia and get your outfit for this season. Sl'OKTING A.XD ATHLETIC GOODS kind that make winners out We carry everything ot" sport so you are la- invitation to come and Don't buy if you don't o yhen The Lethbridge Sporting Goods Co. 412 ROUND BT 14. .889 wliat they had' to say, A. R. Dupen, j James Ashcroft, as one connected handling dirt twice. He suggested ago, -Tim" Jordan has been released j _ 0 4 l___800 District jwith football since its inception in L-etlibridge more than twenty years president of the City and Football 'League set the ball rollin Iwiiii an earnest plea on behalf of begged the council to cut the men and of amateur sport in j Square up yet. If they did they He declared that the wel- would postponing the work until fall. j the city. depending on pull? In most all of the leagues now thejrare lhe >'ounS rnea ot" the city de' leaders are hovering around the .700 Banded that work upon the square be mark, while the tail-enders are sit- ting on or near the two-century mark. About 500 points to overcome is now facing a number oC loyal fans all over the country. delayed until such time as the 3 citv. -Mayor Adams pointed out that Aid. King's motion was impossible, as the work had to be carried out as an en- out amateur sport in the tirety. Alter considerable argument, Aid. 'Another speaker asked the Council to consider very seriously the lives has a suitable place for the young tot the city's young men. Every hour men to participate in sports. He {they spent on that Square was ,an called attention to the hundreds of hour spent out of temptation. people who nightly flocked to the Aid. Oliver was the Hrst of the al- NOT SIGNED UP YET Wellington, X. Z., May Richard Arnst, who is the sculling champion, Square to witness the football games, i dermen to reply. It is intended, lie It had been their intention to submit i said, 'to spend about upon, it a petition in the matter, signed by a this year. It has got to be quite an large number of ratepayers, asking j eyesore. It was a bald, bleak piece in an interview said he had not yetlhat the work be 'He of prairie, especially in winter time. pointed out that while -Mr. C. J. Eck-and people coming into the city re- signed articles for the proposed race on the Zambesi next August with Er- nest Barry, the English champion, for the world's title. He attributed the storm 'had very kindly offered them ceived a very bad impression of the the use of the baseball grounds when.ptace. HP feit sorry for the young they were not .being used for base- men of the city, -but they wanted that delay to the fact that articles propos-Sbal1- lneir scnedule nad tieen one of the beauties of Letti- ed stipulated lor rules and conditions UP ior some and n would be next! bridge. If they don't start now, they in force for sculling matches on the to Impossible to change it to fit only be a year behind a year Thames, whereas he has demanded between the baeball games. j from now. He thought the City the usual championship rules. S. Tuckwell, the next speaker, i Council would be applauded by -'.he King's motion was withdrawn, and another substituted in its place: "That the use of the Square be grant- ed for all sports until August 31st." Aid. Oliver and Hatch declared in unison that it would stop all work this year, and offered to make it Aug. 1st. On the vote being taken a tie re- sulted: Aid. Sage, Frayne and King voting in its favor, and Aid. Oliver Hatch and Bowman against. The delegation guessed which way the mayor would go. and applauded be fore he gave his casting vote .Messrs. Dupen and Ashcroft then thanked the council, and the delega tion hurried away, letting out rounds oi yells as they went down the cor ridors. o the. Toronto club of the Eastern i ,eague, the clubs of the National J Lexie .eague having waived claim to ervices. In order to sell his services j 15 o Torom.0 the Brooklyn club had tot pay the Baltimore club, of the same t rv Haver eague, for a full release on Jordan's services. j Jordan formeily played with Haiti-j more and that club had lirst call on i 1'ieii .14____ .10.... 1....10.... .808 .800 .'J71 DEFINITION OF AN AMATEUR Ins Athletes w3io contemplate compet- in any event in the forthcoming championships, must bear in mind tat they have to be registered. The C. A. A. U. rules are as follows: "An amateur is a person who has not competed in any competition for a staked bei, monies, private or pub- lie, or gate receipts, or competed with or against a professional for a 0...1000 his services. At tii.- present time Jordan is in St. Luke's hospital, and I BATTING AVERAGES. Brogan ............22___4. Cox ...............32___y. Chick .183 in the. next few days his right knee; will be operated on. Dud ley 32 10 ____ 313 ____ 28 ____ 7 ____ 250 Englebretson .......2___1. .500 AMATEUR BALL PLAYERS Amateur ball players of the city are requested to meet at the Dallas Hotel at S.15 YA'ed- nesday evening for the pur- pose of forming a city league. Representatives of clubs wish- ing to enter are requested to attend with full instructions to act. 6___200 Lezie..............G___l...-.iti' Lynch Mackin............30___S___267 .Murphy...........G___ 1___1U7 O'Hayer...........30___'J___300 Pieh ..............17-----4___235 prize; who never taught or as- sisted in the pursuit of athletic exer- cise or sport as a means of livelfhood[ who has never, directly or indirectly, received any "bonus or payment in lieu of loss o? time, while playing as a member oi any club, or any money consideration wha-tever, for services as an athlete, except his actual tra- 30 3'JOJ veiling expenses and notel expenses; or -who has never entered into any competition under a name other than his own, or who has never been guilty of or pledging his prizes." SEE ALSO PAGE SEVEN For Ball Scores and Other Sports Frank Corridon. the discarded Phil- ly. pitched for St. Louis, against Cin- cinnati, and the "Fiddler" was knock- ed out in the first round, the reds- making six hits off his delivery. GREAT SLAUGHTER SALE We Must Raise Money Now is the time to buy Clothing, Men's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, Trunks and Valises for less than cost. So don't miss this great opportunity and get some of the greatest bargains ever offered in this city before. And remember this sale will last fifteen days only. H ere are Some of 0 ur Sale Pri rices Suits S25.00 Suits Suits Suits Suits Suits in single or double breasted rain proof suits Also a stock of Suits at, Slaughter Sale and Coats Sh oes black serg-c silk front coats gray rain proof coats for