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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 8atn on n horse raci' yon would Ihrow up your hand In BurprlBp, but there were tlmcR. ppperl-ally 111 cotinnclltiti wlih llie KiigllBh turf, when such a wager would be considered mere child's piny and unworthy of notice. The 'ROs, and per-hapB for a earlier, might bo chariictprlr.ed ,ir the golden age of FLORENCE IVIORRISON THAT NIFTY SONG SHOW. mm "THE SUNNY SIDEt)F bROADWAY"-MAJESTIC AUG. 21-22. 1 to nil pretty well represents the .Scotland put it over England by gatne, the Overseas being worth the thr:"- finals to nothing in the Inter-gotil on their play, but very lew national played in Calgary last Sat-thnught the Foresters would hold urday. .Vnother International is to them down to that soliiary point, he played. ;\nd Uom the-showing on Collier .saved a fine shot in the early | the shov, ing on the two games the part of the game, hut was not called team to represent Calgary against upon,often, while Hawkins, the Over-i the Corinthians will he chosen. sca:>�"''''. "ntl he backed HltTrabelh fore. r These were the days of Marquis of MnsllngH and the Ouke of Ilnmtlton, while somewhat earlier were the Earl of Glasgow, the MnrqulB of Exeter. LeviHthsn Havles, Lord George flen-linck, and several others. Of this brigade of reckless plungers undoubtedly the most remarkable chnracier was the .Maniulfl of Hnstlngsi, whose short life was one continuous romance of the maddest plunging. It could ho said of him that he was a born plunger, for he let no i'veni of note pass without wagering on it. When he was about 25 yonrs of age and at tlic heyday of his career he owned a crack 2-yenr-old fill*' named l.ady I']|l7.abeth. and she was nominated for all the big 3-year-oldK fixtures. For the first few times she carried Bilk the filly was fairly succpBRful and the marauis thought he paw in her a chance to retrieve his waning fortune. The climax of her 2-yeBr-old season to the amount of lofiS.nno. but he wsb dooftird again to disappointment, for Hermit wrm the much coveted race and his owner gathered |n Ihe bnnd-Bome Bum of JTOn.OOO, which is probably the blgguRt amount ever won by one man over the race. The march-ioricBs never became the wife of Chaplin, for she eloped with the marnnls and shared Rome of the misfortunes which befell him later on. Over thlB .inme race of Hermit there waB a atlll more tragic episode, William, the third Duke of llnmlllon. being the chief fart or, Per.�ons wont mad over the chjinces of Hermit, and especially when It was reported that he bad burst a blood vessel. All sorts of bets were laid against him, and the wildest Bort of plunging was done over what he might do in the race. His trainer was the farnous Captain Ma-chell, the keenest hidge of horses, and of course he knew whether the bursting of the blood vesRel affected the horse's rhnnces. One night about a couple of weeks before the race Mach- Electric Fixtures Sh?.tl�s and Geiiernl Kepatrs W. I. MGRenzle & Co. CLECTRICIANS 706 3rd Ave. S. Phone 637 that time the horse waa not even menilonert for the claRslc, and In th� winter liooks Dflvies got 100 to 1 agalnBt ihc J.i which be invested. .�\ttllB won and the money, along with other small wagers which Dav-les made on the horae. tempted him to give up work and lake to bookmsk-ing. That be was a success can be gleaned from the fad that when he was SO years of age he was worth tTon.nno. One of his biggest losses while ill buslnesB waa over West Australia's'Derby, when he dropped $600,-non, hut that Bame year he won 1250,-oon on the Cambrldge.^hire and Ca-sarewitch. .limmie Hay, is considered one the finest defensive footballers ANNEXING EASTERN HOCKEY PLAYERS FflANK PATFIICK HOPES TO LAND HYLAND AND SMAILL TO TAKE TO CALGARY WITH JOHNSTON cd for the purpose of selecting a Britain. For eight years he served team to worthily represent l,eth-|the Glasgow Celtics, and dui^Tng that bridge against the Calgary Caledonians in the Bennett .Shield time earned distinction in International soccer twice against Englaiul, competition. May I suggest that [four times against Ireland, and once the Maroon team as published is one j against Wales. He is a splendid half Of the best teams ever put on tlie or full hack, and is considered ,v(.ll field to do battle for the honor (f worth the $8,(Kin paid by Newcastle our city, and if they live up to their | for liim. reputation, the Kx-Champs of the Dominion have got to go some. There Is some doubt, however, of Farris being able to appear in the match .iii Football, Inking the Old Country over, lias nearly readied its high water mark in the matter of atteiiri- nionday, being confined to the house |ance, and has certainly passed- it as with an injured ankle, hut it is to be hoped that Rube will he fit to play in the big game The city have reduced the price of admission from two bits to a dime, and it is to be boped that the grandstand will he packed at eHO on Monday night. far as the standard of the game is concerned. + + The application of .lack .Sharpe, the famous Elverton footballer, for reinstatement in the amateur ranks, has been refuged hv the Football A.?- LADY invited to dine. With a youth who called her ''Baby Mine," Said, "My! you look nice;" He replied in a trice: "Ahl you've noticed my swell POLO shine." Jlontreal, Aug. IR.-The new Western Hockey I.c-.isne in to be composed of Calgary, Victoria, Vancouver am'. j other Paeific Coast cities, is likely to make some severe inroads on the i Kr.'.'.tern hockey clubs before the snow i flips. Yesterday Krnie .lolmston signed up with Hie Calg'.try club-Frank I'mrick, Hip former Westniouiu, .MrGill and Uenfrew player, acting on behalf of Hip Calgary club. Bill Pal rick's efforts at landins .lolmston having lieen successful, ho doevi not Intend to slop there. Overtures have been uiirte to Harry Hyliind and Walter Smaill. of the ! Wanderers, as well as to players oil 1 the Ottawa Hockey clirb. I -Aillhoufh apjAirently .in peaceful, ' there's something doins every inin'.'to nov.- in the inside hockey circles. With regard to the offers made to Hyl�n(l and Sm.TilI,lt doiihiful whether oil her player will n.-cept. Bi;t the fact remnins that Pntriclr. w-mis them, niid wanis iliom biidly. The west If- nrc-nred to pay big prtc-e? for flrFl-cl.TS.'i pl.iyera, and to .ludgc by Ihe Fiilary offpred to .lohn-.iton- jb.-ino- will have little difficulty in getting them. How they Intend to do it, the WeRt-ern clubs alone know. In the Fast the day of pxtrnvaRant t'llnry has pasR. ed. Rui the West aeems to know no limit in the -.^alnry oucstion, either in Incriissp or hockey. SHOE POLISH APOLO shine is hard and snappy black-J'oix can put it on in a minute and, with an occasional rub up, it will last for a week. Ask your _grocer or shoeman for Polo-the Polish in the BIG box-black or tan. The tan both cleans and polishes, IS "Good for Leather->Stands the Weather" IN NEW YORK STATE FAVOR RACING, SAYS JUDGE TOVv-NS Saratoga, .V. V,, Aug. .Mirabean L. Towns, of itrnoklyn, who is ijpeiiding n vacniion iieic, when ask ed for a stalemenl i)n the r-acing situation, said: "The llarlA;;ucw law, when tested oui in Coiirl, failed t'l aicompllsh the purpose which the enoinips of rncluK had desLened, nunnlj'. the prohihlt-] liig of i-.iciu,u. for Ihe Court held (hat a wager mudi' lu'iwoen two people on a race iraci;. 01 ;inywliere else, was not a crime. .Mr lluphes, then Gov-arnor, It seems, .wis liound to abolisb racing and iiii ilir,)nph the bill of 1910 wliicli nil li^vtook to make not only a coriior.iiiDii or association.owning a race trnck, but tlie officials (hereof, linbli' :hle('ii iili'ii. Al nighlfall or at Ihe end of each IL' ol' I I hours' swim, as is nKroed upon, the bnrque will stop ,and Dcm-i mer will sleep aboard. Keener-Smoother-Than Forged Razor Blades Refore the GlLU'",'rTE was invented r:f/.nr hiaiies were ull fc^ged. Thif is, a piece of iiiild steel was heated and hammered otit till it took tlie form of a razor blade. Every heating, every hammering, changed the hr.rdncss of the steel a little-hotv. much, no man could tell, hut more i'n some parts than othefs, because these parts were hammered out more. Naturally, to temper perfectly a blade of such uncertain and uneven hardnesj is impossible. In making G11..LETTE blades we start with an ingot of steel, too fine in quality to atand fnrgins, whoie composition we kno^ by analyais. We roil this out to the. thinness of the finished blade, then stamp out the blades ready for tcniperin^. ^ The composition of the steel is not altered by the rolling and stamping as Jt is by forging, so that each blade comes out not only eren in texture throughout, but of the same quality a� every other blade. As our patented automatic te.mpcring process tempers each blade //iro�f/; (jw^/Arctf^/ii in precisely the same way, the finished blades have an even, uniform hardness which cannot possibly be equalled in ftirged blades. Two of the hardest, keenest, smoothest shaving edges the world has eve.� seen are found on each and every GI1..LE!,TTE blade. Not only is the GILLETTK the safest, quickest, most convenient and only adjustable razor, but it carries the best edge. That is what interests the sliaver most. Standard Sets $5.00. Pocket Editioni $5.dO to $6.00. At your druggist's, jeweller's or hardware dealer's. The Gillette Safety Razor Co. of Canada, Limited Office and Factory, - . 63 St Alexander Street, Montreal. Officat alio in N�w York, Chie�|o, London, Eng., and Shanghai, China. Factorial in Montraal, B�ttan, Laicailer, Berlin and Parii. ;