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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta _Satoirday. November THE LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD PIIRC 7 Why the Suit We Make Has "Class." WE study your personality ap- car- we cut your clothes to suit your particular re- quirements exactly. In addition we use fabrics of "Special are made exclusively for merchant tailors and which can be found ONLY in tailor-made clothes. RIDPATH CASH TAILOR Fur repairing A Specialty Hull Block 3rdAve.S. Achievements of Mighty Men of Old Compared With the Present Day Athletic Wonders Putting Life in A Man's Suit is what, it means when you keep your clothing cleaned al tliIK establishment, but U is tiesth to clothing bills. Every suit cleaned by us lias the elegance of freshly tailored suit. Spots, grease, shine and baggy wrinkles are per- manently c-radicated when cleaned at Crown Cleaning Works Opposite Wesley Church Phone 474 Tlie feats performed )iy .some ol the ancient athletes are referred lo 'hy uninformed persons as far beyond mo- dem achievements. Hut wlion elose- Ir examined ;iml of thuir traditional trimmings they an- gen- erally found lo be quite credible arnl come times comparatively common- place. Take, for instance, tlie story of iMilo, SJH-S "Health Culture." Milo was the most famous athlete ot an- cient times, and his most spectacu- lar stunt was to take on his buck H heifer and .to carry it ;iround the stadium. The animal may have weighed anywhere from 40j) to 800 pounds. The distance it was carried was exactly 220 yards, or one-eighth of a mile. There is no good reason for douht- ig the story, not' for growing.excit- ed over it, cither. The porters of Constantinople often make long jour- neys hearing on their shoulders i weight Loitis> platform was from the floor. Then Peter took of the raised it a two, three, higher and higher, until he finally swung it to his .shoulder and calmly walked away with it. A worthy successor of Peter the Great was the late O-ar Alexander 'III., who was one of the strongest men in the world. lie was often called the Russian Samson. The czar's regular visiting card was. a Russian coin somewhat larger than a silver {jnarter, which be would bend almost double with hi ers. powerful fing- Alexander was also fond of hreak- ng horseshoes, and it is said In; An Englishman'e Impression of Baseball Makes Funny Reading Life Time to Learn Rules Ordinary Language Can't Ex- press Spectators' Feelings-- Players Wear Boxing Gloves on Hands and Razors on Boots national game of Russia Fists in sending the cleverest; con- .scarce in citi- on walking lours to Siberia. pain delights in shooting'the ciln- cateil, and tnr favorite pastime of Ireland and Scotland is emigration, lie in London. York as cats used io Tim bail is supposed lo weigh ten ounces. hit m ENGLISH BOXING SITUATION Tim inn as to wheihsr "tin-ap- peal tfhtU he entered From the Birm- ingham i magistrate's decision I hat the Woran-Driscoll homing match, arrang- ed fot December. is u-prize tight, is 'iRsi'ming large in lOng- Lord Lonsilale and oilier au- thorities an- coiifurrimv on the mal- anti-it, is understood two courses 01 action arc--being-considered. Tho point'to be determined is whe- thai is no exaggeration to say judicial decision in the whole i lassin lis sweetheart. Now the holly of wa- I ami McCarthy, er known in ancient times as the standing, iiiled with arms, style. The one wfiich Central Park, however, icd imirif heavier. It smashed meerschaum and made my mouth never found one that con lei' notjwr-ies a" country sport follower. feel like :1 monu in addition in break in two. lie could lake iVo chief hobby is building vompelling me tolitak nilc tO twelve- floating murder mansions, whilst limes. The quickness it trican's delight is ba.scball. Tho Ger-j plunked for nit, noultl h VL i lade A man Keeps fit by lifting a lager beer top-speed aerouluit appeir to Hellespont is in these days called the Straits of t-he Dardanelles, and the distance across is rather less than a mile, Compared with such it swim of Captain Welih across the history of the ring has caused s: srn.Sii'-ioii as the Uirminglmm u {rate's conclusion (ilat'Cd contest is a Right up to the last followers of lejis u-fighl of vhtjf platform and stones was G..H70 pounds, or over three tons! A. Cutter, of Louisville', Ky., oncc placed his little linger in ;1 strap sus- from fresh packs of cards ami, by ping the ends with his; hands, .them straight down through middle. grip- tear the that the contem- prii-c fight." ,t [Brails uf Hover, a distance of twen- pendcd from the ceiling, I ly-one miles, Uander's performance .hanging thus at -arm's seems not only credible but insitrni- j hmlv nn in Ihn HUM "BLACK PRINCE" AFTER JACK JOHNSON'S TITLE Hack to the timbers, ye white seems not only credible ficant. Among professional hoxhie; hoped the verdict woiild lit1 in their favor fell like d bomhshell into tneir miusi. j The Rftv. K. W. .Meyer" he wants finding himself penniless hopes. Clear, the gangway, there, and I make room for Ihe man who is going in j to lick Jack .Johnson, or die in the one hand on a hor- attempt. No, 112 is not another raj- notable athletes of :mo-' ixontal bar he (Inj-.v the, body up si xj from sunny Arizona, or frown Mich- i his up to succession. With (lorn times perhaps the most without pausi1. nioi-kout and oiher dnngerous a ssUk'ment of problem .will I blows eliminated from all- boxing con- tests. Tbe secretary of. the Amateur liesi. be gained by proceeding willi the ton test and taking risks or by an Pcn.' to a higher tribunal.' Ho.viitg association anialsitr boxing will For dnnvmg jifian. He's a dark the result [able was tiniest a sailor, in the body up, chinnnig "the'bar as they j bis name is AVilliam into their iniiisl. j Uje British navy. On ascertain say in the" Ihe'' pain.1 HcJl. Me liails from Zohula, Georgia. Ladio's and gerr-'lemen, shake hands with th'j hope o'C the bfuck race. Williaui is jusf. years ag? ;he stands (i t'e-at 7 inches in bis stocking fesi, weighs 3o7 pounds, has a reach, of inches. considers thai he unaffected by Arthur Mumfonl, who in Cambridge j Mass., chinned iliirty-ninu times without. call or be shot as a deserter the next he ran the entire distance L goes lo London am! knowing that he imisl I88S, at reach his ship at Portsmouth by roll the bar pause. ROYAL PKRSONS AUK STUONd S.30 in Hie evening ami by 1 Curiously enough, a large percent- age of the notably strong men of his- tory have been royal blond. One of the earliest uf these royal athletes was Maxiniiaim-s, called Alaximianus Hercules, because of bis great between the two cities, starting at mug to his own in condition tlie Portuguese !iy rolling cigar- ettes :thc- Knglishnuiti Ucps wide awake worryini; about, tifirman inva- sions but the Americans train by practicing encouraging yells to cheer standing slill I uai> gl id to heir on recovering consciominesb that it was thrown by an amateur pitcher had it boon a pioftsbioiul one L sliould l Tor life among Sum Peters planet i thnii" Favorite teams. My mission in filers.. writing this article is lo popularixe Tlii; best baseball trims n en t At baseba.1.' in Hnglnnd. I have been Xew York, polo grounds, which is one match, and studied; Johnny, Ale-; an unfinished symphony of half erect- 6 raw's book on the game, and am'ed stands, sur'romidul 51111 1 and is perfectly satisfied "lo steep with his head in on-a owl and his feet in another. lie has been taking lessons in art of self-def-jncc, and is coining north Lo take lip the chase for tho I.rcsant heavyweight champion. Be- KtrengLh. Alnximiiiniis was the son cf Georgo, Jack Johnson a peasant and a man of enormous jwi-J! look snia'il and puny. Bel! was [ihysiqtic. lie became a comn.'on sol-jung up in the cotton fi-alds, mid is rlittr and was finally made emperor .liiiown fo Southerners as the "Black by his fellow soldiers during a slur- Prince." Ho has already appointed n nriAQs jipoiif and r-Pi'iain that.. he make us all 'eqiuil. Onfiniiry lan- guage is totally 'jtiadcquiite to eir- Mahftr or I press the se.'itinjt'iils of ;i golfer's heart, but. (jvi'n the .most cultured frcqiieiilc-r vi the grand stand at a haschali inatcli occasionally breaks through rule 47fl. the New Vork- !i press agent, and is certain that.he can put "UUle Arthur" to sleep in less tijiw i.han it FHzsini- nions to tlisnoso of Jim Jeffries io discover that be could come back. So look out. i'cv my period of Koman history. Maximianus' strength was prodigi- ous. It was i hat on foot he could run down a fox, that he could lii't three men with one hand, and that by grippiiiH; the wheel of a heavyweight elm iot with one linger, he could resist ;pjon Of Worldr the pull of ihiTp horses. Like most men of great physical strength, Maxi- was' a Uravv c.ilpr. History after whldi lie will go an It. records Hint his daily allowance .to iirovc Ihot lie M mis forty pounds of meat and cisli- incidentally to make n lil- Iccn of jncuvo training Tor IIIB bout lolinson. The ncwos't pug IK said U) nothing short of a "" HicrrioL'u qnilp imljiasRd. rr :in intricalc and scieiitilic game, lint any person reads these'noti's may lieeome ijin'lc .IK ex'lK-Tl a.S' my- or else, take a o cent, Lai enH (lit. self. .same day, and ttil UIL (IniLr (o lierc arc only aJioiil. 895 rules One-million file thousand inil-tigli- lie oliscrved. 'I'lic llcst way" to mom- ''i'-ninth strecl K'j them i.s In romnicnce at of six and uji with them. Hnie 711, lunvcver, .sri'nlK to me jeriou.s iiloek Itasebitll impularity in Knglunll. U'llle 70, .if piit into operalinn, would jilay liayoc with spnrl lovers. 70. states ihal obscene languaRe is not iierinit- ted. a silly rule like that nail? (Ml iip on (lie door oi a'ilion! It would change human nature and] scrapers.-1 To reach the Nmv.York polo grounds from the Bowery one .should start ill ing the night ne on. Poiiilh nne Iln.n you walk twuiU blocl s mil all, have "faith. s ihicc 'Put monej intliy is ihsolnlelv nucssai) to the enjoymuit cif the 15111111, iVob knowing Uio intnciciis of the ground 1 only hooked i )0 cei Innately, 1 nevii mile of tile .jilaA I'ellcil to sluih the gune through halt Dictating a Challenge terms of which are: "Will meet any Virginia cig- arette in the of high prove it inferior" Signed: Black Cat for 10 Cents Jt simply isn't possible to make a Virginia cigarette better than this famous brand. Its equal has not yet neen approached. The very cream of Virginia's choicest tobacco crops is secured for Black Cat Cigarettes. Then these fragrant leaves are matured into So when light a Black Cat Cigarette you enjoy the last word jn this means the height of smoke luxury, All Good Tobacconists Ltii., Montreal, Qnc. i ing them nn al arm's length i playfully Iwirling fiiem about. Augustus the .Strong of .Saxony vas another 01 those royal Samsons. lie would often seix.e two of his cour- !flet's, grasping one with bis right, [hand and another with his led, hold- and On .one occasion the horse ridden by one j of his attendants heeame balky and i refused to hudge. At'rer some min- Iiite.'; of conxing the kinj; dismounted, phieed his shoulders un- j the horse's chest, grasping it by I the and calmly walked away with both horse and rider. This re- markable peiionnanco was witnessed by a number of courtiers and attend- ants. 1'F.TKR TIIK OH HAT, STRONG- Peter the of Russia was a matt of great physical powers as well as mental powers. His years of work ns hlachsmilh and ship carpenter had so developed a naturally powerful tlie strongest man in Russia. The physique that be was supposed to be smith in a little country town had story i.s told that a certain black- boasted Mint be was the only black- smith in the world could lift hi.s own anvil. The emlieror, hearing uf the black- smith's boast, disguised himself as a ttolkinaii and, with n -single compan- ion, set out for Ihe blacksmith's vil- lage. On learning of their errand the blacksmith, without a word, laid down his tools and, grasping the an- vil with his brawny hrtiuis, lifted the. iinvil wil.ii great ulTurl aheut a Mr. Hell will be introduced to liollto frs society oT Now York rcxt j we ._ 117 in the1 shade, all tiie warnUh necessary. The ball which is used miring the maleh is with horsehidr. .So iniiny balls are lost, however, at1 cup- tics that horses are getting quite as For any kind of rough tlie (lays when the wind blows cold or the sleet drives in your face your headgear ought to he an EASTERN BRAND cap. And the way we make them you get so much style, such nice fit, such genuine comfort an EASTERN BRAND cap. Ordinary caps look just like ordinary caps, EASTERN BRAND caps look thoroughbred. i EASTERN BRAND telescope. In England, twb shillings will purchase anx thing from a seat on a grand stand to tluee mouths in pn .son, but lifty cents in 'New York will not permit you fo pasi tfee irreet door at- the Knickerbocker fcotel. and it is about as useful as a steamboat ticket at a dock strike Utcr pumg nry fifty cents, I carefully tip-toed between the Incks fei 1 ol the spectators to secure mv two shin, ings' worth. Hetween the uiicufihioii cri planks yawn creya.sscs. in case one wishes to drop O'H pencil Fmalh I reached the -nuplaned plank1 which 1 had purchased and sat down. American lunatic asriums arc full of unfortunate strangers who fancied they could learn Inseiinll m less, than fifty years. In .spite, of these lamen- table failures, the t ,b quite sill- thoroughly understood. Hascball is a cross between golf, football, cricket, rounders, ralcevo. PUSS in the coinu jul uh hill kisi in the ring anil assassination. Tho principal weapons used during the friendly -Inel are clubs, horschiile s, shoes razors hied to the soles, boxing gloves, umpires, catch- and spectators. All-Star Anaerican League Selections Tlie following Is ill's all-slur Imse- ill leam setected from (he National "id American leagupa by comparing voles of lllc newspaper men lyho automobiles to Ty Cobb .Schnltc: Colib, Delrplt field Sclnilis, Chicago, centre field. Jackson. Cleveland, left ricM. Merkle Now York, first base. ColUna, Philadelphia, second Wagner, Pitulnirg, ehovt slop Baker; I'hlladclpfcin, tlilrd base Thomas, Pllilaitvlphin, calcher. Mtf.vers, York, ratclicr. Walsh, Chicago, pitcher. MatliovvBon, pKcher. Johngon, Waslilngton, pltchar. Alexander, Philadelphia, pitcher. ;