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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta tETHBRIDGE DAILY BERAlD UPTON'S HUM THURSDAY, Peculiar-looking Race Between This Horse and Frilzie Miller in Only Harness Event on Program at Yesterday's Fair Races-Five Running Races There was one harness even, seven to tunning races and a jumping compe- supply of reserve .and a good tition included on the card at lead, the winner rambled under the tmon HII.IU w.re Jwo hs thfr good terday's fair races Chestnut Hal, g. UTO behind capturea the harness event, AFaiaah j Ethel Samson, tee Galloway race, Lady McXaUj 'the The Gentlemen's one-mile; go re- tne naiiow.i> 1 turned Sunbeam a winner with ease. seven-eighth's dash, Goddess was sllpposed to give the four-and-a-half lurlongs, Sun- j Sunbeam an argument before the race beam to Gentlemen's one mile go. jjjjtth and Solo, tne extra Nose Paint" and Coronet were borses not wmnmg ln I91i i somewhere in the race, but were to- other two races included a mule and j avoidably detained by lack ot speed. _ iu-. wprfi t fit.-. Indian race, nameless. the entrants were The jumping competition-was won by Bobbv LrmGo-Hragh was sec- ond and Irish Lad third It took five heats to establish a winner in the i 23 pice or 2 17 -trot. :An extra race of four-and-a-half fur- ionss was runrfor horses of all ages this year. Five hors- es .were started. and they went to it with a will. Yo -Solo landed home first, followed by, Elsie Hart and Tom'.'M. the betting machines did five times It v-as a phonv-looking race __ In the first neat did" on the first rader the wire first with Chestnut, s nothing Hal and Nebraska Girl strung out in, home about are The neit heat Q" a procession with -ihigfc class a yjum-c-ajnuu overcrowaea TVIUI -uiign nut Hal had it on Frime Miller flish aMl the compst-itions are -_n nf rnnslstettCV. 10r i ul- t_j____ the laws of consistency Fr.tiie broke twice in the Uo cles of the track and gave the per- g. fact _ 00_wis8 feet-gong Chestnut Hal a corimand- ing lead and let came to the stimulated the play on the machine. track was in good shape, but nothing remarkable was recorded on the less said front and went past the judges' x winner In the third heat fne.time H.1 showed the mdirs andjabo'ut the. time the tatter. However, dsetcotlfwin fneces- .the. time; indicates; about the class of sary and he trotted home a winner compctraon. in .the races. bv harolv a carriage length, leading; pijjST PACE OR all the wav The judges called the) TROT it. Hal, e.g., E. 'J. Jimmie Austin, the -veteran third- ssckcr of the St. Louie Browns wears well, and ttema to improve each year In soite of the poor showing of his team last season his batting average was tht highest he hu ever enjoyed in the "majors. It is a base runner that Austin shows to the beat advantage, has saved hilti many His till' ___there are not more than half a dozen who steal more bases m the course of a season owner ol Chestnut Iial to the stand and told him to have the horse driv- en to win m all the succeeding heats, too In the two heats that followed Fritzie Miller, .b.m., R. J. Merridith G-irli b. m. H. 11232 3333 he came across with the stuff he was; capable of and "beat Fritzie lUller by just enough to w in on each occasion. _. Nebraska Girl-was, the third horse in the" race, but she was never consid- j ered iojr first or second position SECOND G-AL- Therc was only one real horse in LOW AY -the Galloway mile event. That was Mazdah, G. F. Gilson.................... 1 jMazdah ann he jttpn m a walk -The' Hendrie 2 winner an opponent on Chinook, Mrs. McKenzie............... 3 that would have made it interesting: Coquett; Murray Hendrie 4 but Tuscan was scratched at the last) Time minute Nose Paint made tlic pace _ for Mazdah and the bunch, and the THIRD RACE-J MILE winner jumped to the front in the j Lady C. Emmert kst two lutiuhgs and showed a clean Leduc, Col. Valentine pair of heels to the pace-maker and! Red Ranger, H. S. Blackburn -the rest. Chinook ran third. Four j Elsie Hart, Shamrock Stables horses started. The ssven-eighth's dash was a repe- tition oi the preceding race. There WALTER JOHNSON HAS DEVELOPED A FAULTY MOTION IN DELIVERY were four starters and Lady JIcNally was alone the race as regards class. She'didn't have an adversary worthy ol her steel. She let Leduc and Red Ranger show her the way round and at., the psychological mo- ment shot iorward and won hands down. The fourth race was the cream of the day's "program! Six horses start- ed and they kept together-for the greater part of the journey. Lady S. got away in front and she held her position just as long as Goddess oi Jloia aisd Ethel Samson chose to let Goddess, of" Morn caught and passed the pacemaker in the back stretch and Ethel Samson followed ills horse to the finish in an attempt j Also ran Tango and Impunity. 2 FOURTH FURLOfTGS Goddess of Morn, E. 1 Efhel Sampton, F. Kelley. 2 Lady.S., C. Powell 3 Also ran: "To Solo, Cyclone, Cor- Merien Gore. Time: FIFTH RAOE ONE MILE Sunbeam, Murray Hendrie 1 Grey Cloud, J. R. Watt ................2 Nose Paint, Murray Hendrie 3 Coronet, H. Lush 4 'Time SIXTH FURLONGS Yo Solo 1 said Johnson recently year ago, you-will re tias Enormous Sail Spread but is Penalized for Overstepping Rules of Measurement New York, July 8-With the three America's cup defense lachts, Reso- lute, Vamtie and Defiance, engaged in almost dally test races and Sir Thomas Upton's challenger, Sham rock IV preparing to sail for Am- erica, interest in the commg mterna tional races for the famous yacht is increasing rapidlv The status and rai- Lg abiliU of the three 4merica sloops are fairl) well esr tablished, but the full possibilities ot .the Nicholson footer will not he known until she can be seen in practice off Sandy Hook Her description as cabled from Eng- land points to 2 jacht which departs from many orthodox canons of sloop build ng JIany vachtsmen believe that designer Nicholson, with his radical innovations, has produced a boat that ijzill ettremeh iormida'ble This belief increases the interest with which Shamrock IV is waited on this side 01 the itlantie, and raises the question again as to "Whe- ther the cup committee will permit tie challenger to he toned at any time during the long voiage which is to soon undertaken The Shamrock IV., if she can cajry her present rig will he most remarkaule vacht ever built Her mast irom deck to truck Oeschger and Killlfet; O'Toqle, Cozelman, Mummsjix and Gibson and Colehiaa.. 'A1! Cincinnati'.....-. 8'..10 0 gon> Brown and Fischer Scliuei- der, Bcntoh, Douglas and Clarke. 2 Chicago 4. U 2 Tyler aiid :Whaling Zeid- cr, Lavendar and Bresnahan and Har- jfave. (11 Now York St. Louis Chicago is 152 feet There are 8 feet in the ton and Land st-p, and from the walei line to the cap is 159 feet this a club topsail is set, earning the sail 20 fejt higher, so that when racing m> der all her canvas she will tower 179 feet the water This is 11, ens. feet higher than the Reliance 3 S 8 3 Mathewson and Meyers Doak and Wmgo AMERICAN Boston Russell, Fabcr and Schalk Loou ard and Carngan (Ten innings) H 2 7 Chicago Boston Benz, Faher and SchalV Ooumbe, Cooper and Carrigan and Thomas Detroit Philadelphia Daush, Re! nold Plank and Lapp. fit Louis Washington and Stallage, Baumgardner, Mitebell and Agnew, Boehftng, Bngle, Harper and Henry and "tVille Cleveland 183 New "iork '80 Mitchell, Collimore and Nelll, War- hop and Nunarnaker FEDERAL First game- Baltimore Brooklyn 9 5 11 0 Smith, Conley .and Russell; Sea Second. game- Baltimore Brooklyn i 9 Quihn and Russell; Lafltte and Ow- Elsie Hart Tom M._. That Walter Johnson's comparative- ly poor showing this year is due to a change of his pitching motion which he has is ad- mitted by the great pitcher. 'I have been told by many players, both on my own team, and those of others, that 1 am. not pitching as I used, to, and I guess 'there is some thing in "Just about a _ member, I nitchsd against Fatken- berg, and was hit- unusually hard, though I felt fine and though I had all my stuff. After that game Falken- berg came to me and said that he knew what was7 th'e--matter with me, and I begged him to tell.me. He said that. I was worlring more like an overhanded pitcher than I ever had before, and that- I' did as much- speed, nor toa jump on." tile ball'that used to'have. I changed my style there and then, and 'went along fine. "This spring I apparently have ,.3en ubinsthe same thing, and I am going to watch myself. There Is nothing wrong my arm or my lealtb. I am in perfect-'condition, rat I guess I have been making a mistake in not using the saine mo- tion I used to. Heretofore, 1 ihave been able to put my fast ball over the centre of the slate, and it was st'l- when she had her club topsail set figures are not guess work, but have been furnished by a yachts- man who is in the 'confidence -of Sir Thomas Lipton and Designer Charles .Nicholson The boom ol the Shamrock is 90 feet; her gaff 65 -feet, her how- sprit'outboard 9' feetj 'and the hasp of her fore triangle, that is, from the foreside of the mast to the end of the bowspr.t, 12 Ssst o- this spar plan the yacht will carry more than square feet of Jan- vis, or square feet more than the Resolute. Compared with the mast is 3-1 feet higher. Like the lute she carries a single head rig. Designers are'coming to the conclu- sion that this is the better rig, and in addition to being better .for turn- ing to windward it cuts down the rating. It-has been- figured by Nicholson that the American rule oi measurement the Shamrock IV. will rate about 92. She has incurred a big penalty on the quarter-beam mea- surement, but has such' an enormous sail spread that it is figured, that she will e.asily make up what, she has to pay for her freak model. The Reso- lute rates at present and should these yachts meet in the cup races in their .present trim the Shamrock IV. would have to allow tbe Resolute U'.IO mile, St Louis Indianapolis Groome and Chapman naghty and Hariden. Kansas City Chicago Stone and Easterly Wilson. 1 5 Fiske PiUsburg Buffalo Burger and Berry New York hicago. lorn touched by the'batter, .but ol late 1 or 8 minutes -1 seconds over a .thirty- I have not testable: to pitch .past j mile course, many ofthem, for they have met the ball and frequently hit it hard. I shall start In right now to acquire my old motion, and I am sure that my work will show a material difference." STUDY PITCHER CAREFULLY The Shamrock is, ijuilt to be a reaching yacht. It is expected that she will be wonderfully fast with the wind over her quarter. Nicholson has carefully studied the records ol the cup races, and he finds that in the majority of them the wind has shifted so that at times the wind- 161 5 12 1 More and Blair NATIONAL W. L 41 27- 39 33 38 35 Jincinnati 35 3C Ptttsburg........ 32 35' 32 35 32 35 36 P.C .603 .542 49 Philadelphia Boston Brooklyn........ 31 liEVIVAli OF OLD Mr VanderMlt and Mrs Mitchell Henry driving down to Epsom on Denby Day in the good old fashioned style. Mr. Vanderbllt's tour In-hand is one of ;he smartest turnouts In England, and he must be congratulated on braving he dust of the journey on "coacWback" in these days of the uhlnultous and HE EXPECIEO ID GET London, July 8 Welsh Ritchie fight took place at Olymphv, and 8000 spectators witnessed a fast and clev- er bout Rapid footwork and much in fighting were pronounced features The Biitlsh victory was cheered to, the echo, although there was some dis satisfaction among the American spec- tators at the decision, because neither man was bested at the finish AI though Welsh the greatei number of blows, those of the Ameri tan apneaied to be the more telling It -n as a fine exhibition of boxing throughout Neither man went to the floor, and the'stfuggle during the last six rounds was of a hurricane char acter was the" quicker and tapped Ritchie repeatedly on the face, finally drawing blood The Amelican tried continually for a knockout but he-was short, of'1 Welsh got .in- side 'and under the'swing. Ritchie Defeat Tearful Ritchie broke down, when the de cision was.given against him and was in tears when he went to his dressing room. He refused to' talk then, but later'at his hotel said: "I do not intend to make a but I do think the worst I should have got Tvas a draw. Welsh was holding all the time, and I was doing the fight- ing. Therefore, I think the was not fair to me" Ritchie hurt his right, hand in the bout but otherwise was not much .478 .163 l damaged, except for a- few bruises- on the face. All the old-timers are asreed that the contest was one of the fastest and finest exhibitions of -boxing witnessed AMERICAN W. 44 42 41 39 38 Boston 39 New York 25 Philadelphia Detroit..... Washington Chicago St. Louis L. 29 33 33 33 36 37 44 46 P.C. .603 .560 .554 .542 .514 .513 .362 .361 WORLD'S ALTITUDE RECORD FEDERAL W. L. Indianapolis Chicago ward !CT has become a reach and the Buffalo leeward leg also a rt-acli. In j Baltimore Ithc triangular course two-thirds of Brooklyn the distance sailed are reaches. He Kansas City Greatest Base Stcalers Watch Every Move Did you ever notice that the most successful base stealers are those who studv closest the actions of pitchers? In this way they are enabled to "get; and she can get her side down to the and once a speedy runner: the water slie will easily outdistance gets such a start it is next to Impos- the defender, sible for any catcher to throw him The dates lor the races have thinks that the chalbnger will do well turning to hut the minute she sails with sheets eased Plttshurg St. iiouls out. "Ty" Cobbs says that it is the only way to become a successful base stealer. "Those who depend on tbeir natural speed are following the course of greatest opposition, for in tbeso days of accurate and .fast throwing (catchers, the fastest of runners needs a start to successfully piifer. I al- ways watch the pitcher closely, BO I can be certain when jie is going .to de- liver the ball toward the plate or is golne to make a snap throw to what- ever base I happen to be occupying at the said 'Cobb. yet been agreed upon. December is the month. OVERSEAS CLUB The Overseas Football team will meet for practice at the Baracks1 grounds at 7.30 tomorrow evening. New. Rilddletralght champion, who won the title by defeating Eddie Mc- Goorty. Ceorgcs< Carpentler been offered to Clabby In Aultralil, where Cllbby just won th t title. SHAMROCKS FOR TONIGHT Tho line-up of the Shamrock foot- ball -team for tonight's game with the 8. O. B. wi'il.be: Hewitt; Seaman and Holland; Wll- letts, McCormack and Cowan; Fin- nlty, P.', Fan-ant, Gallagher, Camp- bell and Patteson. Reserves: Hadd- llngton, R. Thompson and McDrldo. Linesman: P. 38 35 34 32 2fl 30 PW.C. .E85 .582 .538 .507 .482 .444 .430 n London In recent years Some of them expressed the opinion that Rit- chie would lome out on top In a finish fight The Welshman's foot- work and dodging were far quicker than, the American's, and he preferred- mui-h nf the time to get to close qnar ters where Ritchie could not use his jowerful swings There was altogeth. er too much holding throughout to p'ease the English spectators During the last four rounds Ritchie forced, the fighting hard for a knock out, while Welsh was plainly pins Ing to win a decision' on, points Introduce-Gunboat Smith The success of the affair is likely to kindle great interest in the coming contest between 'Gunboat Smith and Georges the French cham- pion. Smith 'was given a warm recep- tion, wben Introduced, tonight. _ The office of the'Rev." John Harvey Bbudier, in clerical.garb, as announc- er, was a novelty Vicar of St Michael's Anglican Church, Islington, he is a popular burly clergyman, who encourages his parishioners; to box, play football and cricket When he was a curate at Cardiff in. 1902-3.he established. a-; salbdn, in which he placed 'a great crucifix over, the bar. The venture wai an immense :uccess The expected appeartnce of bat- talions of women fizzled to a mere hundred or. so. The American contin- gent included many theatrical people. Among others were the-members of. the Harvard and Union boat, clubs. Many of the nobility sat. close to the ringside, alongside severtl clergymen; .Tohannlsthal, Germany, July 9_A world's altitude record for an aeroplane carrying only the aviator, was made here to- day by the German airman, Ot- to who attained a height of 5600' metres, or, approximately, feet, In his monoplane. .The previous record was held by B. Legag- neux, a Frenchman, who on December 28 last, flew to a 'f height of. 6120 metres. HATTERS COMING UP Saskatoon, July made it three straight from the Hurlcy- ites by taking the game with Beer in the box fcy 3 to 2. SPLIT EVEN PLAY BASEBALL, BACKWARDS Hurley Says Twlllghtert Play Game That Way. Some funny stuff is .pulled off In the Western Canada league, no doubt. Here is something that appeared In the Sunday Spokeaman-Revio'w: Bill Hurley once made the remark to the writer .that In the Twilight baseball .was played hack- wards. "They begin their games af- ter remarked Bill, "and do everything backwards." The um- piring up there must bb unique, too, Judging from a report made by an Am- erican fan who is sojourning at Cal- gary. He tips it off as follows: "They start the blooming gyme at 18.45 o'clock, SPLIT EVEN man receives throw and relays 1 Regina, July and Red nrst .Daseman, who .tags the run Sox divided a', double header, when drops the ball. Man on third g WINNIPEG EXHIBITION 22.80 From Lethbrldgc Round Trip Going dates July 7 to 17. Return limit Jijly 22nd. Further information from Depot Ticket Offjco, Canadian Stn Jon. R. DAWSON, District Puiiengtr Agent, Cilgory Edmonton lost the first game, Dea- con White, protested on the grounds that Ih'e diamond was-too small and a tape proved the distance from sec- ond to the plate was (i feet 7 inches EVEN BREAK Mooio Jaw, July Millers and Bronchos broke even. Sirica's crew played snappy ball all through, the box being the weak spot. Gage's wildness 'lost the first game. Loomis worked fine in the second game. BARRETT CAN'T PLAY IN AMERICA FOR THE ENGLISH TENNIS TEAM London, Jitfy Roper Barrett, the main .hope o! Great Britain's team for the Dwight F. Davis International lawn tennis announced defin- itely today that ho would be unable to go to .America .to lake part in tho matches there, In tho event of Eng- land being successful over France in tho next.round.. Ills-decision was brought nbout by pressure of pri- MM kusinom. "1. Two out, .men on third and first. Double steal attempted. Second base- nc4ves throw and relays It to mor, ips the ball. Man on nuru goes home. Decision: Run scores, but man on first Is out, the'ball meanwhile re- posing peacefully on the ground. "2 Man on. third. Left-hand batter up Datter hits one down the third base lino. Ball hits runner who is at- to come home. Decision: uh counts' because runner did not itentlonally get .in front ot the ball. "3 Just one more, then we go out for a CUP o' tei: Left-handed batter up Pitcher throws one on Inside. In jumping back from tho plate batter sticks his hand out to catch the ball. It bounces off his wrist. Decision: Take your ENGLISH London, July CRICKET on, playing on their own ground nt Bir- mingham, toifltty defeated Hampshire by six wickets. For Warwickshire F. R. Foster and C. 0.- Baker were, lop scorers, with, 7B and ?1, respectively; whllo tor Hampshire C. P. Hond scor- ed 1.1.6. For the winners Koevcs can- turcd five wickets ior 33 nini. ;