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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX ,THE LETHBRIDGB IJAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1914 Used for First Time at Fair Races Yesterday-Bet- ter Than the Books-Three Running Races and One Harness Event The pari-mutuel betting 15S5.00 on a single S6.00 ticket in the was introduced to Lethbridge patrons yesterday afternoon tor the first timo. Tie usual opening day attendance obtained, and the betting talent was limited, so whether the mutuels received a fair test or not is a question. The mutuels do not give occasion for the same amount of excitement the books and to one used to-playing the latter they pro- bably seem a trifle slow; but there is one thing certain, the man who takes a flier on a race is more satisfied after he has tried and lost on the mut- uels than he is inclined to be after having lost under the book-making system: he knows that the operators are not getting all the money, and he is keeping it in local circulation. There was probably not a bettor yesterday who didn't leave the track satisfied that he- had got a better run lor his money off the pari-mnt- uels'than he had ever-received oil the old system of wagering. The pari-niutuel system of betting is solving the race-track problem and placing the game on a higher plane than eiex. it was, and is bringing horse-racing back. to many of the tracks where it once flourished, but killed through the knavery that too often accompanies the old-time methods of betting. The pari-mut- -uel is the most approved system of betting, and that is being conceded everywhere by everyon who knows from experience. There were only two machines in operation yesterday, and machines, respectively, and they both were for first place money. The op- erators had two other machines for and but these _were not brought into acquisition because of ,the limited number of horses in the races, and the dearth of money., in sight for betting. The pari-mutuel system, in a nut- Ehell, means that all the money forms one. pool, and is divided equally am- ong the tickets representing the win- ning horse in the race, 10 per cent, be- ing deducted bv the which is the- only remuneration they receive. What They Paid In the second race a well-known Lethbridge-ite held the only tic- ket put up- on Amore, and he pulled down something like S85.00. on his 55.00 investment- That was the fin- est haul of the afternoon. La Mona in one heat of the first race paid on 'every 52.00 ticket, and 512.50 on every ticket. Amora, as previously stated, paid first heat of the second and in the second heat 59.00 on each ticket, and on each 15.00 ticket 51B.OO. Ethel Sampson paid on every 52.00 ticket in the third race. There were uo tickets bought. In the fourth race Brouibi should have paid its backers SS.OO for each ticket, and ?22.0Q tor'every. 55.00 ticket Took Six Heats There was but one harness event on: the cards, tie 3.15 pace or 2.10 trot. La, Mona captured first money, beating Ed. Karnach to it in six times out -It was a tight race, with Glen. C. making a bid for' first honors.' La Mona took the first two heats, and was chased -hard by Gien (X, who land- ed 'second, and then beat La Mona in the third La Mona, suffering a mishap just after the start, getting crowded by. Ed.. Karnach's sulky and breaking things up for himself mom- entarily, and also EH. Karnach. With this advantage. Glen C. travelled in the lead and came under the "wire first, but he had to go some. Ed. Kar- nach. -was getting stronger, as the race grew old, and copped the nest two heats in clean fashion, tleing up witij :La Mona', and forcing a sixth heat, and two-horse battle for the money. La Mona got the advantage at the start, and acquired a slight lead and held it until the back stretch was reached in the .last half, when Ed. Karnach drew up and stood good to challenge the leader, but big En. broke just as he was making good, and bis Waterloo came to pcss there and lien. La Mona got first money, Ed. Kamach second and Glen C. third. Hal Mac was distanced in the first heat and Lady Goo Goo in the second. TheiRunners 'in the half-mile uony, there was only one horse'in the race. That was Amora. Madge Horton had a look-in in the first heat, but it was only be- cause Amora let her. in the second heat Amora got away badly and was jostled at the first turn, but he got out of the pocket he "was in in the back stretch, gathered speed and was out in front on the home- stretch and won by a length in a hard drive, with the others close on. Madge Horton and Fry split second and third money. Six horses started. j Five-Eighths Dash Ethel Sampson was the pick of the bnnch in the five-eighths run, and showed her class by coming up from behind and winning in a gallop. Le- due was second, two lengths behind, and was trailed by Lady S. Tango "was Fourth.. Kii a hatjiuK I Tuscan went down in a heap at tho last turn, when tha horse was going picking up ground. The rider was not hurt. One-Mile Run Lady MoNally. was the favorite in the oEe-mile go End made good her claim, but was disqualified by thn judges for folding at the first turn. W. V, Brombi was in second, but was placed first by the judges in, irface of lady McNally. Red Ranger was plac- ed third. Four horses ran. Pony Jumping Four horses performed in the jumping competition for ponies. They were required to clear three jumps, and a good exhibition was given. Erin-go-Bragh was declared the win- ner, Dollar Jim second, Bobby third and Irish Lad fourth. First pace or. 2.10 trot La Mona, Geo. D Ruttie....... 11 3321 Ed. Karnseh, J. R. Daly.......... i 3 2 1 2 Glen C., H. I. Mere- dith.....- 2212 3 X Goo Goo, W. H. Murray 3 4 x 3 x x Hal Mac, J. R. Daly......... 5 x x x x x Time: 2.1044, 2.1C94, 2.23, 2.2314. Second Rice, J'2-mile Pony, Best 2 in 3 Amora, B. J. Kieran 1 1 Madge Horton, Mrs. McKenzie. 2 3 Fry, R. S. 3 2 Chinook, D. W. Harper.. 4 4 Boundary Kid, H. .5 5 Shamrock, Shamrock Stables.. 6 6 Time: 51, Third race, Ethel Sampson, F. Kelly........ 1 Col. Valentino......t. 2 Lady S., John Bostwick........ 3 Tango, Henry 4 Tuscan, Mrs. MeKenzie b Time: 1.06. Fourth race, One mile V. Brombi. Shamrock Stables.. 1 Red Ranger.H. S. Blackburn 2 Tommy. ?J., R. B. Sherry___ 3 Four 'horses ran. Lady McNally won but was 'disqualified for bumping, at the first turn. Timo: Pony Jumping Event Erin-go-Bragh, Miss D. Russell i Dollar Jim, J.U.Jones....... 2 Bobby, Tom Martin........... 3 Irish Lad, J. Craig........... 4 COLLEGE CRICKETERS. ABROAD In- Thirteen Members of Team to vide Engliph Soil Haverfbrd college-will make an Am- erican invasion of English sports in cricket Haverford is famous for its jricket teams, and has sent playing combinations' to the home of cricket four times.in the last eighteen years, and has made a fair showing against English school and .club players, de- spite the fact that the American col- egian is far more at home on the Jaseball diamond than the cricket irease. -The initial invasion was made n 1SS6, and was repeated in 1900, and 1910. As in past years the squad will consist of thirteen mem- ters, and seventeen games will be ilayed between June 25 asd July 28. NORTH LETHBRIDGE UNITED Great Crowd of Football Followers Saw Rival Teams Battle (or Supremacy of City Football League Lait Night and were Given a Good Run for Their Money George Burns, the New York Giants' little left'fielder, is walkilig right up in the baiting averages'. Only considered a fair hitter he has slugged the ball at'a great rate .this season, and gone right up toward "iHc front Burns seems to be the only Giant outfielder-that has his position .cinch- ed, as the other ed around considerable. McGraw 'has such a wealth of material in Bescher, Murray, Snodjrass, Plez and Thorpe, that any falling off in their game win jive thern a chance to hold down the bench. FOOTSAtL GAME TOMORROW NIGHT Though it is day at the fair tomorrow, there will, be 'a football match for the edification of the foot- ball fans in the evening, for. those who are not inclined- to spend the holiday at the Fair. J.-.- m--- The S. O. E. will be. snorting a new- right, half, who has -been shaping up well in practice and they expect to give the Shams a run for it. The S. 0. E. line up wi'il be: Stowe: Parsons andv.Firth; Charles, Lee and Cheuery; Draper, Laverick and Bestwick. Re- serves: Fairbrother, Hicks and Hook- Players strip at the T.M.C.A. at 6.30 charp. TUP! LINE-UP: Dallies Mclntyrc, Batinerinaii and Anderson; Olen, Chiswick "and Mcllvena; Knight, Allen, Hone, Linning and Easton. North Lethhiidgc United Dun- lop Frier and Ness Pryoe, Whyte and Holborton Beveridge, Tcimant, A. Tennant, J. Gurr and Linning. Scoro: Callies, 1 goal (35 by Bouo. work, but lie latter ,'with lots ol time, shot badly'.. A niisunderstand- iji2 between Hnlbnrton nnd Ness al- most resulted in. a Knight rushing m from the, wing and amidst Hie exciting shouts of the Calllo fans who were already shouting shot high over then the shouts were: different. The game- was waving warm .-and exciting and the players were about the same, fouls were frequent, some and some werenoti Anderson offended in this respect on- several occasions, be- ing warned by.'the.referee on two or three occasions. The Callics were pressing: hard, and the- fans were yelling for a goal when Knight, get- ting down the wing, u centred beautifully and' Bone shot- great game resulted. The crowd was hi tlie ball hitting the crossbar on a record -one, over 500 people filling the stands, and the cheap guys'on the fence, being more numerous, than usual Enthusiasm ran high. The talk on the street yesterday Was not so much Welsh-Ritchie, nor the lair, but just a soccer game. Better games have hesu seen on the park, but it's NATIONAL New York 2, Plttaburg B. Only National gams today. AMERICAN St. Louis 3, Washington 7. Cleveland-New York: Rain. Chicago-Boston: Rain. Detroit-Philadelphia: Rain. AM. ASSOCIATION St. Paul e, Indianapolii 3. Minneapolis 8, Cleveland Kansas City 4, Coluinbus 1. Milwaukee 12, Louisville 1. FEDERAL Kansas City 0, Chicago 5. St. Louis 4, Indianapolis 7. Pittsburg 1, Buffalo 3. Pjttsburg. 1, Buffalo 5. The long-looked for meeting of tho Callies and North. Lethbridgo took place last night at the hall park. A great game was prophesied, and a a long time since two created the excitement local that these the under siile. Dunlop made a splen- did effort to save it, but it travelled a" bit tn fast for and the Cul- lies web one up, after thirty-iive minutes' play. 'Cries of "Conic on. ih'e Blues" tent took pot shots but were wide. did last night; If reminded one very forcibly of the old meetings between the Callies and the Sons, and feeling was probably at just as high a pitch. The Callies won, and the majority will probably concede them to have the best teain. The first half. was certainly theirs, .but tls boys from the north side, came back strong in the second half and gave the bailies a great fight, but they were minus- goals, and they are what .count. Referee Gurr great game to hold. He was a little.too easy in this early stages, consequently the game was inclined to be dirty at times; al- though nothing very; serious occuireil. It was a fine game -to watch. The Callies won the toss and Teh- nant kicked off for the N. L.. 7.10." Whyte was playing centre-half and Gurr leEt-hc.lt at the-outsat. The northerners in'le- diately visited the Gallic citadel, the c .but in an. instant j force tile game, tha positions were reversed, Knight Tennant playing taking a shot for the Callies >hlch Dunlop easily cleared. It was plain- ly seen that both teams were out tor-all ?laF gaii-to get hiiJE Holtcrton handled, -but on the free the sphere went behind. On the goal the alr'i and tiiey too. But the Callies were feeling the benefit of that 'goal ''and were playing for all -they were wort-ji. Mcllvena and Bone game.) Baltimore-Brooklyn-. Hain. wont INTERNATIONAL Montreal 2, Toronto 1. Buffalo-Rochester: Will be played later. Providence-Baltimore: bopiay- ed Jiily 15. Only International games today. WESTERN CANADA BUCKLES -WINS GAME Saskatoon, July Buckles An- Quakers down to two scratchy hits, and-no runs. The Hat- his methods of checking Chis- wick being suspicions. With only a fsw minutes to. go both teams, tried hard to find the net, but the defence on both sides was sound. Bone -was iu the limelight all the time, and. the fans were sorry to see him come iiit-o collision with Whyte; necessitat- ing his'being carried off the field, just the-whistle blew lor half- time. It was the Callies'.half, although there was not much to choose be- tween them.. SECOND HALF, After the returned with his team and was in the thick! of-the fight at once. Hoibertca and -J.! a great game. Ten- nant" shot, but Mclntyrc cleared. -Bannerman made a foiil charge at Holbcrton, and the crowtl showed its in no small vjneasure. This" seemed to be tho turning point with the United, for. the team sud- denly seemed ;to get new lite, and Buckles and Barth Northrup and Walters. No other games in the Western Can- ada.league. NATIONAL -New York..... Chicago 'St; Louis Cincinnati Pittsburg t-miaueimna "Boston...... 32 34 81 35 31 35 31. 35 .612 .549 514 .4Sli .485 .470 170 .470 AMERICAN Philadelphia Detroit Washington..... rf. Boston St. Louis .568 548 5311 kick Chiswick secured, headed to they were down on the Callies with jj 7n "357 Bone, the latter going through three a rush. Two fine chances to-even up N yort.......7." aj 'isH men and looking very much like scor- were hut -they, peppered SHAMROCK Witt START FOR AMERICA SOON Gosport, Eng., July Shamrock IV., Sir Thomas Upton's challenger for the American Cup, be-. gan today. The designer expected that the yacht will be ready to start for America two weeks from today. possession, centred -nicely hut Frier sailed in in the nidi ig very ing, .when Easton rushed in from the and tried hard to score. Chiswick llal] t0. give a.corner, and Beveridge j placed tlie kick nicely .lor Gurr, but Indianapolis the latter-missed again and kicked Chicago over. The'Callies were -------n they could handle.at''this stage, their defence waSiequal to it. On a I Brooklyn_ wing, and disgust of the Cal- lie' supporters, kicked away over the hair. Bone received again ..id i-or-ing up strong, shot wide. Knight geMing over. The .Callies were having all I Buffalo FEDERAL 138 31 time and cleared. The Callies pjcss- breakaway Bone was getting through i Kansas City took the ball; PiUsbuTg ing hard, but the north defeico w sound and shooting poor, dill VVhyte appeared at this stage, and received quits an ovation from the stand. The Scotchmen kept sawing wood and dribbling down the field Allen tried a shot, only missing by-, a few feet. Ref. Gurr pullc-d up Knight soon af- ter for jumping at Ness, but the-tree kick didn't help much. The Callies were getting the best of the play up this stage, their short passing game not being savvied, hut the men of the north were there with the goods- all tho time, and very -little got past them. With a sudde-n spurt. they took the ball into Gallic terri-j fouls committed tory. and for several minutes gave, I able, but Anderson hail evidently Mclntyre an anxious time. A beauti- gpnt! a little too far ful cross by Beveridge put little Lin- i St. Louis 32 29 on his own, but Frier right oft his foot; Gurr and jr., were ottsidc and spoilt a good' 1 chance. Coining again, Gurr shot woll' 1 A L lUiS AI and true, Mclntyrc saved and on the Baltimore 47 21 rebound LinnW shot wide. Tennant: Rochester 43 28 took a turn and made a splen- Buffalo 39 31 did and Mac was extremely 11 Providence 31 lucky in putting the ball behind. An-l Toronto '3 37 other corner followed shortly, Me- Newark................ 29 35 Intyre being worried fay a long shot! Jersey City JM 45 by to go some to get Montreal 25: 47 594 .571. .531 .523 .451 .4411 .411 away with and .putting behind. Nothing nor the rushes. The flayers woie badly .fiOli .557- .551 .471 .453 .348 .347 ninjr in possession, the making straight for goal ana r w dangerous, hut Mclntyre. wasn't giv- amount" to anything. "Llrining, the ing anything aifay -at all and'cleared easily. Linning. got through again im- mediately aftor.'.and passed to Gurr, who kicked behind. North L'ethbridge cam: apiin strong a few minutes lat- j ness. The Callies made a great rush, ENGLISH. CRICKET 'London, July home' county fared badly at the hands of Surrey in gone a little too far for-the referee'sja "'Mire, whan tho likins, and was sent off for the rest southerners visited. Manchester and defeated the Lancastrians by an inn- youngster o! the game. Threatening attitudes ,nd looked j were frequently seen, but they didn't ings and two runs.. Hayes was in form for Surrey, and compiled cr, the whole forward line fa their! and things looked bad lor the North, positions, Tennant securing from a j but Dunlop emerged from the .scrum pass by Beveridge, but failed to take victorious, making another spcctacu- Callics1 clever inside' left, was fosling j 103, while Haywnrd made 76 and the elf eels of his hard game, and first Hobbs CI; for Lancashire Ducat hit went out on the wing, afterwards re- out 87, Makepeace 51 and Sharp SO. tiring from 'the field through faint-1 The match was started Saturday. jlome eleven, Yorkshire, were also defeated by Kent at pheffield by a first time chance when he had Mac lar save. Both sides made desperate beaten. His effort was weak and was j efforts to score from this on, N. L. easily cleared. Bone got into the.pic-1 perhaps getting tlie best ol the clos- ture again, and was going straight through, but put the hr.ll a little too far ahead where Dunlop was able to ing exchanges', but the defence in each team was a bit superior to the attack and the Callies ran out win- ners by one to nil. NOTES Bone was a dandy. His plucky and clovc-r work appealed to the crowd. five -wickets, the match commencing yesterday. Kilner, for Yorkshire, was high scorer with 50. Booth, took five Kent wickets for 43 rune, while Blythe. for Kent sent eight Yorkshire bats- men out for 65 reacii it first arid cleared nicely. Back to the Callies' end went tho play, Tennant being pulled up for a ques- tionable offside. Gurr gave a throw- however, ynd liic hall travel- Mclntyrr, was good, and had a chance; (iiiickly into N. L. territory, I to show what he could do. Linning! Bone Vate trying desperately for a I as usua-1 was very smart on the ball, score, and -the game became very ox- but the opposing lialves were right'! cltins cs Duni'op dashed out and "im- 'Chiswick is hardly the I punched clear in great style. Shots .same old Bob, .but will take a lot Linning -and Hone followed in heating as a centre half. Banner-! quick succession, hut failed to find man played a the net. Tho northerners sserocd to be up against it, and Whyte not playing his usual game. The right _ wing was starved, Beveridge being in j game, and he had'hard luck in ithc'l splendid position, hut .tor some rca-'shot that counted. There's no blame! soil the left was fed continuously, coming to him. Frier In developing the Callies often getting the best of! into a fine, steady back, and doesn't the feeding. Holbcrton'had his work let much get by him. Ness was good. Holbcrloii was the pick of the halves, although he came close to forgetting himself once or twice. Little Liti- nlng is like his (Jallic brother, clev- er, quick and fearless. Htn work last night was' greatly appreciated. Tcii- nanls wore there a-11 the time, but a Tow morn first time shots would ho more effective. For North LetiihrWge United, the honors ,of the game would likoly bs given to Dunlop. He played a swell i cut out to hold Knight and Allen on this wing and was putting in a great amount of work. They made .another good rush, however, and prcosing An- derson hard, that player had to con- cede a corner. Nothing resulted, and the Callies securing took the leather ,tnto dannnrnua proximity, Linning anil' Kaston putting In nicis ;