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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Ails'. 22, 1912 ALL THE LOCAL AND WORLD'S FOREMOST EVENTS FIRST DAY OF FAIR RACES CROWNED WITH SUCCESS Glideon Won First Harness Event and was Protested Race Went Into Sixth Heat, Merry Direct Beating Friday Out for First RACES EXCEPTIONALLY WELL MANAGED Warfare, the Favorite in Half-Mile Dash, Led All the Rank Given Exciting Tussle in Seven Furlongs Event 'With weather conditions ideal and purse, brought Giideon a win-1 E track that was at its best, the op- ner with Harvey US. second and Mid-i ening day program of the fair horse 'get K. third. Glideon was protested, races yesterday may be termed high- it being alleged that this horse is ly though the majority oi j really Netty Powers, with .a mark of events were not extremely exciting ex-! running under false colors. An] fare led the bunch' from the star ami was never cairght, though chasci hard by Arany, t-lio horse that took second money. Alberta Boy and Wai fare were eonci.'dcd in a class bj themselves before the race, hut tin dope on AJberta Hoy went wrong lie finished third the first heat nm was forced to div'ide money with Inez Sister, who was third in the secom heat, while Alberta Hoy was an "al so ran." Warfare was the reigning favorite with Alberta Boy, while U'any was selected by the talent at better price. Warfare wett to the lost .at 1 to 2 -and Arany and "Alber- ta boy- ranged around even money. FOURTH RACE The last race of 7 furlongs for a iurse of S300 was the race of the lay, Sam Rank at 6 to 5, led all he way, with Slicker at 4 to 1 trail- him parti of the way and Ranking im and going neck to neck in the tretch in .the first half mile. Sam Rank secured a slight advantage at the turns, having the rail and forcing Slicker to go the longest way around. In the last half Sam Rank (came into the stretch with the race ROUGH TIME ON LACROSSE FIELD Capitals and Montrea Went at it Hammer and Tongs and Fists 'epting in one or two instances. will be held. In the first vas only one fixture oi the four i heat oi this race Cye ran first, a'] might ani well in hand, with Slicker fightini, id main to overhau event's, which two running horse which was latterly distanced, fam Rank seemed to have con races and two harness races, in whichjWiih Glideon second and Harvey M. isldorab e however and i. eat jiidmfc K of "'e gad Slicker couldn't ov- the length that separated hin from the leader. Lady Rensalaer to 1, was third and close upon Slicker at the finish. The time was the finish furnished anything, thrilling, .third. In the second hea That was the last race, a running'Harvey M., Cye and Glii event of seven furlongs, in which the.that order, Earl Grey being First pace or trot Purse dis- favorite, Sam Rank, was challenged j tanced. Cye was distanced in the to the finish by Slicker. The two; next heat, with Olitleon first, Harvey horses as they passed under the wire M. second and Midget K. third. In in the first circuit of the track were! the fourth heat Glideon came under, i nose to nose, hut Sam Rank had the the wire first. All three horses j rail and made good use of it, draw- hroke in turn in this heat, which like' ing away inch by inch for the fifth, had all the appearances oi iG1 eon................'" 2 3 1 X eluding half-mile and came under ths being phoney. Midget K. broke in i Midget K, black gelding, E. wire hardly a length in the lead. This was the finest race of the pro- gram and was instrumental in bring- ing .the crowd to its "feet in a high pitch .of excitement. An outstanding feature of the races yesterday was the way in which the races were handled by the officials. There were no tedious waits between the. heats or the events, and the an- nouncing was all that could be de- sired. Likewise were the starts in each race. In Dr. R. D. Eaton, the Western Canada circuit has an announcer whose services are undoubtedly at a premium. He knows his business to j a purse of perfection.- He was also starter in the .harness events. tween GM Another commendable feature of the King. In the deciding heat Friday the first quarter, Giideon took the I J- Chapwell 41333 lead, Midget K. came up irom behind j Cye, br g, A. BU and passed the other two as the lat-'Eari Grey, black ter hrokc, then they made a good race oi it, all finishing -strong and! steady with Midget K. in the lead by) 1 4 dis. gelding, Frank Maxwell............. 5 dis. ten feet. The time was poor, Second race, para or trot. The same horses went at it again in Purse 5350 the fifth and last heat of the race, :Merry Direct, hi g. by Wldeon making the grade in the lead j Walter Direct.R. Woort- and winning the race, with Harvey j house 432111 M. taking second money and Midget K. third. SECOND RACE It took sis heats to decide the win- ger of the pace or trot for Friday, bl lor J. Otiiiwn, Aug. Capital La- "rosso Club took a toe-hold on second position In the National Lacrosse tin- ju today, when the representatives 'f 'the Garnet and Gray club defeated lontreal, In a hard-fought match at .audsdowuo Park, by a score of 3 oals to 2. The Capitals were never behind the of the wiugcd-wlwo! emblem, ut the Montreal team played deter-: inedly, with a view to nosing out; ic Senators iu the league race, and j le strenuous chocking so evident In be early stages of the mutch, devel- ped in the last Quarter to roughhouse aoiics, which culminated In a couple f fights, five or six minor fines and even major -penalties. With eight minutes to play, Jack 'Kane whacked Lavelle over the THERE'S SOME HASTE nocofisury If you want our Elite Special cigars. Thoy are so well llkud that they are going with a riiRh. Bettor buy now 1C you do- Biro to got a els- ir that suits your taste and pockot tell how long they'll last. Anything you're- likely to call for in ho tobacco Hue and utensils for us- ng especially. Elite Cigar Store PHONE 1318 GAMES IN THE BIG LEAGUES T, You have tried the rest, Now smoke the Ml PERIA Made dealers. In Lethbridge; at all DICKER WHEATCROFT Manufacturers Ave. S. Phone 1759 Watch make them at the fair for supremacy was be- races is the starting gate for the [and- Merry- Direct ran away from runners. The gate was in charge of Gold King and it became a light for i first between two steadily going black gelclings. Merry Direct won handily, but couldn't afford to lose any time on false manoeuvres, coming down the stretch with Friday coming hard on. The time was good for the day, being 2 .1 1 2 2 1 another man who is thor- oughly at home at the business. The runners, got away in a bunch on each occasion, and it took but- a short time for Mr. OBborne to get them off, prob- ably less than five minutes at the longest time. Last year it took something like fifteen to forty-five minutes to get the runners started, and at that several were left at the post. Six horses started in the first heat of the half-mile dash. It was sched- juled for three heats, but Warfare and EVENTS proved themselves the The harness races were run off first, nags in the race whenitwo heats had ,The pace or" for .a, been struck off. In both cases War- ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER IS A WHOLE- SOME PRODUCT OF NATURE. EARTH SUN AND AIR HAVE SUPPLIED THE IN- GREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHFUL, INVIGOR- ATING DRINK. THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF BARLEY, MALT AND HOPS IS USED IN MAKING THIS BEER. WE HAVE A STANDARD THAT INSURES THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF PURITY THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED Gold King, ch g, by Bel- mony Clay, Chappel ...1-23333 Peanut, bl g, hy Billy Hal, R. Dilworth 3 4 dis. 't Third half .two in three heats. Purse Warfare, hi m, by Kenilworth, M. R. Powell 1 Arany, bl Ii, D. JScDermid 2 Alberta Boy, br h by Inflexible, P. W. Ross......................... Inez Sister, bl m, by Pirafcv of Lady, J. Jeflers................... Fourth fur- longs. Purse Sam Rank, br g, by Olden Maiim, Regina City Stables Lady Rensalaer, br. m, hy Rensal- aer, W. H. Pickering................ Slicker, br g, W. H. Nolah.......... IN THE EVENING The first event of the evening pro- gram consisted of a half-mile trot for ,wo-year-oliis. It was a faroial race with three entries. Dick Wells finish- ed a few feet in front of Vic, while