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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letlibrldge Daily Herald, Wednesday. March iff THEMEN'SMAN Easter Season is passing and the Man's Store is still to the front with better values than ever in the Clothing line. Let me give you a Demonstration that tasteful impressive Clothing need not necessarily be expen- sive. All who want the utmost value for what they spend in this line should visit my Cloth- ing Department. Best West of England Worsted Suits in neat stripe and check designs. Regular Leth- Lridge price PRICE Homespun and imported Tweeds and AVor- steds. Regular Lethlmclge price to to Also large range of well tailored suits for the working man from to Don t Take It For Granted That becau.se you pay a big price for a p'iijf and Teaches Him in -Tail NEEDS MORE GENERAL HELP To Put Pennant Win-1 ning Team In the j Field The sporting world gives to Sam Fiizpatrick the credit of discovering and developing Jack Johnson. Fitz- Patrick did not discover or develop Johnson. The man who discovered him was Leo f'osner and the man who de- veloped him Joy says the New York Press. Posner was the leading spirit of the Ga'veston Ath- club and who was in i j uauv on an jail with Johnson for participating in I T active campaign to raise funds a fight in which he knocked out the i 1" Ior tne successful promotion big negro, enlivened some of the dull I T ?f. this city. Mod- hours of his stay in prison by boxing1 1ClneIIat' Moose Jaw Johnson in the yard of the county jail. Choynski took ;i lot. of interest in Johnson and taught him most of the fine points of the pugilistic game. The negro could not have had u bet- ter teacher than ChoynsKi. Educated, clever, patient, he made an excellent teacher. He is now an athletic in- structor in Chicago. L: is about ten years since Posner discovered Johnson. He was in his oil ice in Galveston one day, when a dusky boxer named Charley Brooks, came in and said he had a big negro outside he desired Posner to look at. Brooks was very proud of his skill with, the gloves. He was a masseur and a trial horse in the boxing academy conducted by Herman Bernau, and he earned a few honest dollars by getting hold of negroes he could use as punch- A meeting of the directors of the Lethbridge ball club was held yesterday at noon in the Alexandra Cafe at which it was.decided to carry on an J il and the other clubs have had no difficulty in securing sup- port and Lethbridge. being without a doubt the most prosperous of the minor cities of the league, should not ex- perience trouble in putting "a team in the field with a stron" financial backing. J? 4- V HOr-RE EQUALS WORLD'S RECORD Boy Cue Wonder Plays With Ora Los Angeles, Cal., March an average of 100, uulie Hoppe equal-: led tue world's record of JacK Schae-j ing bags as preliminary bouts the fer afc l2-2 Balk ljne billiards here last regular meetings of the Galveston Ath- in an exhibition game with Ora "I've got an easy mark, .Mr. Pos- jMorniogstar. Hoppe made 400 in four said Brooks, grinning. "Will you come out and look him over? His name is Jack Johnson." TAl.iL NEGRO ONT A P.OTATO BARREL. Posner went out and tall ne- gro sitting on a potato barrel. The ne- gro wasn't burdened with many gar- ments. His shirt was ragged and his overalls were the w6rse for wear, and his toes stuck out through 'the soles in the old shoes that he had on his I unusually big feet. A dingy derby was on his wooly head. "How do, Mistah said the big negro, when Brooks went through the formality of Introducing. "Dis yah .Mistah Brooks says if I'll fight him you'll give me some money. Will yeh, Mistah "Why, replied Posner. "We'll put up a purse. If you win, you'll get jthe big end. If you lose, you'll get the 'small Posner teli now riiiieli of il H purse he oifered, buit. it wYte not- much! moVS than ?10, if that much. 1-lS ably advanced two- bits to Johnson to bind the match. To Johnson, in j a dime was as big as a runs. The third being 275 while Morningstar made 19S. his highest run being 177. This was the first game of a series of two that the men will play here. LETHBRlbGE TO HAVE BEST PARK IN LEAGUE President C. J. lEckstorm of the Western Canada 'Lea- gue and owner of the iLe-th- 'bridge ball park, is going to have the grounds remodelled -with the hope of giving iLeth- 'bridge the distinction of hav- In-g the best park on the Western Canada League cir- cuit. 'The position of the diamond will not 'be this cannot'be bettered, but the grounds will be put in the finest of shape and several changes in die general ap- pearance will be made. No Clothes on Earth The Equal of These For Young Fellows If you are u young fellow and like clothes with .snap. easy grace and clothes that are different none will please youj'so well as 20th Century Clothes DASHING DISTINCTIVE to DIFFERENT CORNELL TRAVIS ODDFELLOWS BLOCK Opp. ALEXANDRA HOTEL TLAYBALL' the umprie will soon be calling, We" are ready for the baseball season." and you should be getting so. BATS, BALLS, GLOVES, chest protectors and all the other 'things that go with the game are'- here waiting to be put in use. Get your outfit now so you can get in game early. The Lethbridge I Sporting Goods Co. PHONE 1032 412 ROUND ST BOYS PLAYED BALL The Boys' Club, 'intermediates, play- ted the Juniors on the square yesterday j afternoon, the former winning by of 35 to 8. The line-up was: Harvey Swilzer, p; W. Murray, lb; R. Taylor, 2b; H. Wallace, ss; G. Campbell, 3b; H. Johnston, If; E. Patterson, cf. Chapln, c; L. Irwin, p; JH. Dewy, lb; P. Irwin, 2b; B. Chapin, ss; B. Prouse, 3b; T. West, If; E. Humphries, cf; T. Pearce, rf. Brief and Breezy 'fy Cobb has failed Ho report to Detroit as yet. The Buffalo players are to be called the "Buffalo Bills" this season, out of' compliment to Manager Bill Saith. s 6UT OUT THE CUffVg BALtr ver dollar, loved to loaf about the i----- _ towtf, gxfeap frith other lazy BiVP SaHcvaK Gives Advice and leave', other ithe work of lue. He never no long as the sun shone and he' forte mealg regularly. In winter he1 suffered discomfort, but then the' winters' not long. Occasionally he did1 aii1 odd job and earned a bit of money, but life had no problems for him so longas'thV present was provided for. He was'oljj, and strong and lazy. In these three camp todaj" respects he was not unlike many ot'h'er darkies. JOHNSON'S FIRST WIN Pftchers Detroit, Mien., March out the curve is the advijSf? jfiltin by "Wild Bill" Donovan, the old'eW pofot of service on the Detroit' ball team, to the young pitchers'df' club at their San Antonia j confidence and a bit of a poser tried Donovan went, on to explain his po- sfiip'n by saying .that by excess curve Pitching while with the Brooklyn club 8 Styles in Overcoats Eight distinctively different an artistic triumph for the Fit-Reform designer. _ rj We start this spring season with the finest Overcoats we have ever finest in Style, iii pattern and in work- manship. And the prices make these Overcoats the greatest values in the city, (in 2 models) Semi-Form (ia 2 Topper Riglioette' only .when .Jennings became manager! of the Betroits in rhe Spring of 1907 The night that Johnson and Brooks he ruined his arm, and it was! were to fight Johnson appeared at the i clubhouse prompt early. He never had been in a ring before, but he and him to arm showed no sign of fear. Brooks, full of he >Was enabled to come cnnfidmirp anri n m o He took .the Advice and his work in 1908, when'he stuck to the straight, swift throw, demonstrated the sound- ness of Jennings' theory. "This is why I advise the youngsters to get away from curve he said. It will eventually wreck their arms as it did mine. Stick to the fast ball and you will bring home the ba- con nine times out of ten.. Curve pitching is what is making a failure of "Rube" Marquard, the 11.000 4- A JU 4- 4. to throw a scare into Johnson by some old ring tricks, but Johnson was keenly alert, and Brooks was not able to fool him. Brooks danced around for a while and then the two came (together. John- son's glove went smash against Brooks' jaw, and Brooks fell like a log. Brooks was unconscious for ten min- utes. Brooxs so tooK his defeat n .M ._._ L ;