Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 4

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 12

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives

googlemap

Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridfte Daily Herald, Thursday, March 24.1910. HOW OXFORD WON GREAT BOAT RACE Cartridge Tried Hard But Never Had a Chance Putney, Mar. defeated Cambridge in the annual eight-oared rowing race over the championship course from Putney to Mortiand in ho low fashion to-day by three lengths The 'time was 20 minutes and sec onds. Last year Oxford won by 31-2 length in 19 minutes and 50 seconds. For the first male the light blues pit up a good fight and flattered thei adherents for a few minutes, but thereafter the race was a procession, the only question was Uow far aliead the favorites would he at the" wining post The intervarsity race was never row- ed under more favorable weather con- ditions. It was a perfect spring day, the sun shining brightly while there was hardly a ripple on the Thames. There was practically no choice in sta- tions. Despite the early hour of the start and -the fact-that the contest was made on Wednesday instead of on a Saturday as has ben usual, the crowd in attendance was quite up to the usual standard. All points along the river from which even a glimpse of tne passing boats could be obtained were lined .with spectators while as always a fleet of launches and plea- sure crafts followed in the wake of the shells. The Oxonians remained strong fav- orites among the Riverside men and in the betting having the advantage of 35 pounds in weight, but undaunted by this lack of popular confidence -in their representatives the Cambridgeites turned out in full force and cheered en- couragingly to the wearers of the light blue. The official time of the winning crew at the various points on the course was as follows: Start, 12.26; first mile 4 minutes, 20 seconds; Hammersmith bridge 7 min- utes, 42 seconds, Chiswick church 12 minutes, 20 seconds; Barnes bridge, 16 minutes, 46 seconds. Finish, 20 minutes, 14 seconds. According to