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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TTTE LETHHRHM3B DAILY HERALD DIAMOND CITY HAD A BIG CROWD About Two Thousand Took in the Celebration- Splendid Program of Sports of all Kinds s Diamond Citi was a Mecca of spor on Victoria llic little coa 1 earned-l'qr itself an eiiviabl as an amusement centre on this, and icilcrdai was no excep tion lo the1 rule" Last jear about fit teen hundred attended the sports there This iejr at least 2000 were in attendance' coming irom oven part of the district and it is safe to sav that 'none M unl aw a) dissatisfied, for there was due lung carnnal from car- morning till late ct "ight Cou- lee, Lothhndge and JIaclcort sent lheir; quotas of spectators to have a sending along also their .various sport aggregations to lend a zest 'to the celebration in the form of competition, "arid tournaments which were decided during the day l live for a lond iinie lit the minds ithev wcro thr justtrday withi.the Usual biMIs 91 The 'Callies stacked' up against th .Vacleod aggregation which had tic with the Overseas in; Lethbridge i the morning. The Maclcod boys wer evidently somewhat, tired 'from tbei morning's experience ..'and Ml to th 1 othbridge team to the tune of 5-1 It was an ei'ciung -game, however ami. not so one-sided as. the scor would probably indicate. Tug-of-wjr was. also very much .1 ;he limelight. The Oddfellows' heav es winning from a: picked bunch o crowd in general of Dianionl hojs jnd girls Sqld high t'arnira! all 'day. Victoria Day .is Diamond City Day. That fact lias been proven to the entire satis- faction of .all, and 'the little 'town across the river. is certainly a good entertainer. Baseball held the centre of attrac- tion throughout the daj, being on the- Mil of fare" for morning, noon and night. Turin big league race S. 0. E. TEAM BEAT GRASSY Saturday, May 25th, 1012 yie. vith o-e'rvMittlt trouble The athletic cVents were all wel contested, and brought out new win ners. The race was won by AlacPherson with Johnson second. MacPherson also showed his supre- macy in the 100 vards winning m a dost race with Legc second In thn bovs'-'nc. t innrrcs I a oeiuty but the spectators ln_the bois. race t mncrs cross- were dumbfounded when the referee ed the tape-m the following order -gate "offside'1 After twentj Tuff, 1 Dclaney, 3 and Bosch, 3. 1 Play In the second beat The girls were also contestants m wlth a nice 'and Lake a goot1 foot race, G Shaw winning, I Scarcely had tho cheers he first soccer match of the !iraat Lake season was pulled oft' last eve ing, the home team entertaining tl Sons of England, of Lothbrldget high wind blowing "In the first half the game made things far from plea Hit, especially ,for the vlHitois, kicked off with the slope, sun an vind against them. The Sons Immediately started t iress, but were brought up liy th irothere Oliver, the two full backs n good style. Tho Ijiko found thel eel shortly after and the Sons de euce were kept. busy. .-Heavy, check ng was the order, and the Ejons, o. spiting .clear, .inade a great dash up. he Held. W. .Ralsbeck getting; In th( of: Parker, the Sons centre for ard, the result that jhe bij ellow was knocked out. ere a lot heavier team and muhagec o keep the out for whole f the first half. On the cross dver the'farmers press j. but Dalzell and Fan-is were there ith the goods, and relleiod. 'hen followed one of the prettiest, atures of the game, when :Parker atins out the half backs and backs taadeia great rush for the.Lake goal, scoring a beauty but the spectators with Shaw and C Toutz second sided, when the whole S O E line advanced, and Gurr evened up from The prize for the hest heawdraft 6ntre from and third _ after an ex'cltfeig tournament in which Diamond City, Turin, Monarch and, Twelve "Hilf Coulee participated The turno ft urin nine n ere there u ith the good in'-every department of the game a out on superior placing a round. 4 MORNING- GAME tean, the grounds was gnen The Ladies' Store Phone 453 Acadia Block May 27th to June 6th TEN DAYS May 27th to June 6th In the Mite Coule end Dfmoni Cltv 'crossed bats, Th resulted i Twelve Coulee Diamond and Clark Rod rrsoa and McKenzie. 'AFTERNOON GAME, "Monarch and the Champion Tun :iiine went .to afternoon, am 1 urm II Monarch and Green t Smith (dnd. Urch. DMNG C, The evening game was for the cham- pionship, and was a slugfest, which afiordeu all kinds ol fun lor the spectators, vvho were out in numbers US LU id. HC a Dig league game pitched his second gara of the lor 'the Turin nine, anxi had oieri thing, letting tihe.morn- ini; w.ianen down nltlu Tne result fltirin in Tl ohc Mile Coulee 1 and Ctrcen Del- and. Clark. SOCCER ON" run TA.PIS The soccei fiends were also very -much in evidence and vied with the hall tossers in waning up amusement in warm bunches .for the visitors' "benefit Bndgi End and Diamond CHj weni to it lor a starter and hest they could do was to tie at one all ft nab a good game to ever) minute owing to the closclj matched teams Diamond Litv ictoria Daj cele- bration is never complete without tbe ibdoiibtablc Calliefc being J V lurne, nhlk A JIanning car and Ashman eluded three of the ued off the prize for the best ilngle Lake s defence and scored numbe i turnout with his high stepper two for the visitors The Lake go It n u, aKay agaln l'llt in some efectlv It was Diamond Citv Dav with aUork, bii. the English defence wer vsngeance, and that means that there on to their work and nothing cam was a good time for evcrybodv to CDeer the drooping spirits of th Those who were unable to participate and i ir the games during, the dav were at the whole forward line took part, Gur the dance at night which wound up in a stinger just under the bar w woun up snger ust uner the ba Ihe riosf successful celebration in the Ule Khistle blew, at Mil time wit _. the acnre stnnrtlnp- S.1 in istorv of cnjoved bv a large having just such n fineutimc as The dance nic Itlle smnolng' 34 In favor The dance was tlle Sons The ,me up ns m crowd, everyone S. 0. and Dnlzell the WlHetls, Lee Firth; Ilolbertoii aving jus suc a inetime as the es, ee Holberton Diamond Cltv'hosts are able to give parKer. Gun and Bestwlck g Grassv Lake-.Reynard, L. Oliver time guests Spring Coulee Has Tennis Players uiiiuu. unlvc Ll. U11VO' and'B. Oliver; Pettifer, ,W. Raisbeek and Hutton, G Thacker, E Thacker Handcoek, A. Ra'ialieck and: Jlecham Aeferee. L. IRIFLE CLUB HELD FIRST BIG MEET The-'Lethbridge tennis club had the priuc Coulee players here for oliday visitors and the keenest eon at the courts yes srdaj morning and afternoon The sitors proved to manj the loca ajere Of the flve events plajed othbridge players captured but one he Spring Coulee club has many ert-handlers of4 the racket and jes rday they vere, m good form New }mbe and Harman Tvere tie local mners The scores nereis .Mason ind Emerson Lethbrldge, st to Kflly and. Smith, Spnng Coulee 6, 0 i, t 6, SI, O 6 Neu combe and Harman, Lethbridge at Hvde and Fenhcott, Spring oulee, 64, S10, 75 KelH and Spring Coulee, beat Williams and Raywoith, 61 64 8-1. Kelly and Smith beat Mason and Hismbotham 26, 7 1, 7 -i Hyde Jenhcott beat Oliver and Bennet, 5-7; 7-6, SA. S. 8. LEAGUE MEETING A Tery ImporUnt meeting of the various Sunday "schools In Sundaj school league. be held tonight at 830, In Y M c A. auditorium. OVER FORTY, SHOOTERS TOOK PART IN THE HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT The foll.winu kindi of h.rdwood. It s a Mark n, equipped with Sutherland it It different rifle than the Mark III which railed such a storm of protest Bis Icy a couplo of ago, r.nd tho Hlfle Association are going to make an effort to have tho limitation equipped with the latest model all through. Days May 27th to June 6th BARGAINS IN MILLINERY All 5500 Hats Selling I" 50 All 51000 (g) j All AH 52000 {S 1600 All 525 00 J2000 Millmtry it all marked at the regular profit, so thft rsdactioni at. indicated above un- In their particular linei f Sale Lasts Jen Days May 27th to June 6th VANCOUVER LOST; LALONDE IN ROUGH AND TUMBLE FIGHT The New York team leadi the tlonsl League In butting iloCrnw'i men have hit tho bull lor The Pirates with .211. New Westminster, II. C., May With a 6 to 5, Westmlniler fills afternoon, defeated Vancouver, In game that licked moit of the tie menls of championship lierane; In resijects It a tryoiit.- This w.i the first lime old Alex TiirnbnlMiid officiated as referee, and It murked tho breaking Into the game of Vancouver's new goal tender He made good In the last half, but the salmon bellies him going In tho first quarter. All day the salmon helllei had .been trying to maKe Lulonde sorry the Kail, and when the final quarter had been running five inlnuten, Con Jonei1 Jimmy Dlffopd got In a Uncle. OK ford win rough, WM being ruled off, when U- wared hli bind at bald- ing bis thumb to his nose; the referee thought this, too, merited a penalty and Clifford and l.alonde started to gelher for the fence. They had no taken a dozen steps before Glfford suddenly j-wuiig itlck iicrosi londe's head. Newsy dropped his stick and began fighting with his Half the team In the scrap In a moment, and police and officials flllhad Into slop It. Lalonde nhd Olff.-.rd were sent off for ten minutes, was the remainder of Ihe game. Mickey was ruled off a moment liter, and with gone, the: Vancouver's home crumbled. Weftmlmter Tagged the ball until the end. Neither team win up to year's standard, Griffith, Oamer- oa, Pickering, Ions, Mathewton, Mur-i rav, McGregor, Carter, McDougall Lilonde. Howard OIHqrd.'.O; IJeniile, T...Hennie, II; Gif. fcrd, Cliff Spilng, Vf Tiirnbull, Win mute, Feeny, Xen Turnbull, Gordon Sprint. PHONE Martin's Baggage. Transfer Breaking or Plowing Wanted 32 horse, steam outfit (Alberta special Jlecves engine) ready to commence work at once. Worlt in vicinity of Lethbiiclgc, Coal- dale or Stirling prcl'cnrcd. Can handle disc- ing if desired. Flrit-clmi outfit that will give Mtiffiction 'i COALDALE, ALTA. T. W. DIKE PHONE M <1i ;