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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY IIERALT) Page 7 KEEN LOCAL CONTESTS Three Harness.. Events and Two Pony Races In- cluded Won Without Exception in Trotting Races FAST ANfrCLOSE GOES MADE GOOD SPORT [f the Tethbridge Turf Club can do-, liver the goods as did on Saturday the success of the club and Ha-alms Is assured, for ihp tulnre. Something fifteea hundred uco- lilc. attended the. first meet of ihe -forir-eii ahsociatlon and al- though the number of ax- tended is not AS ab the Turf Club lioiitns for, they counted tho infet a great success from iho aland- point of aUtudauce, >hich speaks volumes for tht vopuTarlty oi horso lacing In l.clhbridge fihen conducicd properly, fcfttl the- patrons confi- dence that the races vroulrt be Morth wtiile on "this occasion, and not as tlie last local ineet or two that were held were very much ot the so-iib iarlely." .Beforehand the meet looked like -Uio .real thing and ed Joiin a ou Johnston's expectations uptield in all but one and that was the lime that "it (o run off. There were lonfe u-aiLs-lietv.eed beats owing to'the dearth of sulkier Tho same euiklea were- used by Ihe differ- ent hon.es in Ihe. %aiiQU3 races and it tcoV some-lUUe time "making changes. Before -Ibe lasl heals In any of (be events- v, ere run off the crowd in the sin ad u'as conspicuous- ly absent, though- the belting talent stuck "to their posts till nearly the last dog was fiiingi but they too num bereit but a handEuI at tho flnfoh. T no-iji- three triste-ta of ihree-Iaflve heats will in all -prooahllity pre ferahle for future matmees. The fact that tho majority of tl.c crowd didu'L slay to see tlie didn't com d 'till T p.m. appar eriHy lierer marred their enjoy men of the races. The heats were close and exefttng almost without tion and not, a horse was distano io any of the ovents, and the time Mas good in all tbe heats, The card oi events inclnacd trot or pace, green trot of pace, free- for-all and tfto ijouy races. First Event The was won by Heletia Coy, Agatnat a field of horses. Jlel- ena Boy Is ov-ned by J.. Patch, of Hel- ena, Montana, A.s, Calgary entry. Minnie D, B, owned 'by Fred Jolm- stop, .took jhe first, 'heat and vsas favgred in too betting1. Helena Boy was third in IhU beat, but came back In the next three and led the to Iho vflie. The wtnr.er never had any cinch any ot tlie heats, that estnb him a winner, and was closely pressed !n the drive down the homo Blrolcli: Mtnhte U. U. got second money, Chestnut Hal third and Jay- third- I. 0. Hurtle was scratched in Ihe second heat owing to an Injury. The best time was made In tho second heat, Second Harnttt Event The second race, ,on the card was the green trot or pace. Oro-Mon- Bllls was beaten to It by George f. Hang's II. S. in tho first heat and then captured thu goes and ivon flrat money.. 7hc winner is a Uorst, owned by A, Robins W. II. 3 second and Uratton llilrd. Blnck onncil by Smith of Clarcshptra the fourth cnlty .The sewtjj hew of this race os Oration Bny the slninsoiit after him In (he firn horse, IX, at. 3 to '-hen Slar King's prlco uu and Bili> K.'s down to the )irlco it opev.ct up at. Star King was sllll the'favor Itc al Ihe start but failed lo ui to cxpeclallons. lie was in Iho leai al ihe quarle-r but liroke al the las turn In the bach stretch and tell back to third position, Billy U. Goo 'Goo UaUns It '.c- themselves am' finishing Iu thut order, driving clos together under the uiro. Star King broke no more: lie ed himself the best thing In the rac Iu the. following, .which sa some excellent horse 'racing. Th Eecond heal all four horses wer bunched cbniiug down the uorh slrcich and slajed Uia.1 way in a. sen- sational drive right'to the limit. Star King having about rUe feet on JJllly D. and Lady Goo Goo and1 Gaiety Girl being; Ibe'samfe' .distance ap.irt close on. In the last heal they linishea in Iho order they did in the preceding two, aud It was conceded to no the best heat of the fThey almost neck to neck as they- MRS. MCCARTY NOT DISTURBED BY DEATH OF HER HUSBAND Farso. N.D., May l.ullier McCarty did" uol let Ihe nev.s of her husband's sudjen death Interfere with her duties in a restaurant l.ere tonight. When first to'd or the deilh of Mccarty she refused lo be- Keve It. and the death confirmed refused to make am comment. Mrs. M'XdTly was working In a restaurant here when her husbiml became a ctaimaut for the championship. She Ihen went lo Eee McCarty iu their former home in Ohio, but soon. returned to htrtvork here, 'f t- he Gun CIA U'.d ilie Victoria Day "hoot and condnions tin- good scores were tdi-al. shoot ers wero on nand and u l-jrg number ot Epectators followed the conUstants through the citiua with Intere.'t. Tho flrst OfM for 25 tar- gets, to all thoo'.er.-, tils i by E. O.'SUclsley, shooting off tne tie with K. D. Johnson md S. Shover, Ilie final store Iclr.g: B O. Stickler 21 but o! SI; K. U. Johnson 42 cut of 27; W. S Stover, 21 out of 27. Events No. 2 of 15 taiectE, ojc-i lo C570 shooters, vton by i. li. alter 6hiiollng ofl the tie v, lib Marts atld P. Ashcrotl First event of 20 targets, open to all, Ibe following vrerc tied for lirsl GAMES IN MAJOR LEAGUES National Saturday 3 I'lttshurg 4 Chorty and Archer Camuiu and Carr. hail each a J30 purse, dhided 510 and The Officials The officials of the meet are lo be congratulated upon the successful manner in which they officiated In heir respective capacities. The main ring is the starting at any race li. McCarty got the horse's uav- to the King's taste. The Is are as follows: 11. B. .McCarly, president; C. .C A. Hurr.ph residing jndflo; A. H. McGuirc nd A. Williamson, judges; U. Me arty starter; 3. B. Mulhwn, man rounds; J. Rose, M. L. Peck lace nut of 20. In ilie shoct Philadelphia ilrooUyn Alexander and Killiier Miller. 3 12 1 0 SI Kagan aud off. Stickley won with 5 out ot Johnson iecuuii with 3 cul of 5, and Clarke. Shover third with 2 o'.i' c! 5. Second event of 15 targets for C55f Swontl shooters, the following rr.eu tied for St. l.ouis first place: Marks, ard Ash- Cincinnati croft. In the shoot Welch came Ural and Marfcs'and Ashtroft lied for jecond. In tho shool off for second place- Ashcroft came oot winner. 1 Event No. 3, K target handicap, won by H. McMillan after shoot- ing oit vlth K. D. Johnson and n. Livingstone, the final sccre lielng: iloMilian, 50 out o! 50: Lhlngstone 4S out of 50, and Johnson 40 out of 50. fcvenl No. i was a team race of 25 two teams en'.eriuc. N'o. 1 team headed by K. D. .lohr.EOn won over a team headed by K. 0. Stickley, the scores being 115 to 100. Fitst Louis Griner, Willis and brand, Jc-hijson, Kelson, HarUr aoc )2 12 1 4 7 3 Wingo; llilclc- 3 10 1 Harmon, Sallcs' and McLean I'ack ard, Urbwn and King. Sunday Games St. f.ouis Chicago SteeJe and Archer. Pittshurg Ctncicnati their drive gel ft ret, uufler thu wire Jnd was a fitting finish to a good day's Ejiort. The best 'time lor the beat was Th it's' pretl y gaol Pony Races Hy way of diversion two pony races were included in tbe after-boon's enter tain me ul. Each had a healthy Uunth ot entries hud although the poh lea .were- ubt BOI-ed for their clasp, -they -Eurnishei ?orce thTillipg moments and plenty o featured bv ihe rtding of little Harry BoDQcll on hack of Ulack CoJIie, who was declared the winner after an exciting lusslQ.wilh TTiirce S'.-Jcs, ridden by Whitney Jr, Three Sides took liie and Blac Collie second. The- two met J tuo fitifll and Black Collie, ridden by your- ,BonneH, 'drew from Three Sides in the lift half o tlie homo stretch anil won tu lengths, horses iu the rac were Xcwshoy, Vno looX third mon ey, Alberta's Tridc, Johnny Loi] Jump, little and liuster; sora names. Thu 'best time was made in tho second heat. In (lie thrcc-eighlha dash Chie took firgi, Boskoo' second and Spun third. The thno the Pursds The nurses In the harness even amounted' to each, CO per ce? to the winner, 25 to the second hors and J5 lo the {afrd. Tho pony A. JaeK, tlmelifiopcrs; J. A. Smith allcr for ttc day. The Score Card First 2 '.20 trol or ioleua Boy, 1. Palci, Helena, Mont. 31 I 1 Minnie H. B, Fred 'Jobn-son, Calgnry 1 J 3 3 (jheslmit Hal, Sol Mur--ray, Helena, Mont. 2 2' 3 2 Jaykeowin, E. Smith, oi Clareaholm 5 4 4 4 T. 0. Huttlc, George T. Haag, Cily- 4 x H03U; Second trot or pace Oro-Mon-BIlls, A. Robin., Saskatoon '3 1 1 If. S., Geo. T. flasj, Cilj- 1 2 4 2 Oration iloy, Sol .Murray Helena, Mont. 3 42 Black Jack, r. Smitli, 4' 3 3' 3 Third Slar King, J. Patch, Helena, 311 Billy' F. Johison, Cat-giry 122 Lndy Goo Goo, Sol Mur-rav, Helena, Mont 2 3 3 Galcly Gir' E. Smith, 4 4 1 l.OS; 1.07; 1.05S; ing Is K li'l ot the scor r" tne whole shoot: Totals shot at Bro y echman TO SC s. siiover 13 33 Pilling 70 60 as. GlenHter 70 50 D. Green 45 'ft Cool; 05 45 -r 28 r. cou'ilite 'iO S3 E.' 70 D, "0 Ca 70 65 N1. 'Ollrer 20 1C .Marks 35 2C H. .Welch 85 6 P.- A3bcroft 40 3 U. ,C: Roalltdgc 15 Ltring'stonc 50 4 H. McMillan 50 4 H.. Allison 25 OF THE EDMONTON RAG Edmonton, May Eight Diius people- witnessed racing ;he. last day of tho Edmonton Sn meet today. The sport was the t at the three days. There were m close finishes and Keen time made. The fiest lime of the daj trotting events was made hy I Sims, a Toronto horse, owned Smith and Proctor, of that city, non the first heal or the I> trot, ta 214'S. Summary: Trot Zmno 1 2 l (D. D Sloirarl, tos Angeles) Thorne 343 (A. neaMn, Perry, Jlont.) The Fad ''236 {H. Wilson, Prlheo Jim Faris 5 5 4 Time; 2.22S. 2. HEARTS OF OAK WON THE 3 Torcralo, May Harry nirtdlng's Head of Oik carried oti the King's, Plate at the opening of the meet, (he biggest da) as far as cror.'its go In tlie history oi Ihf tract. o' FrOlnc J socc-wl, and Robnl Paries' Hold got (bird money. It was, however, a Paries' day 1 Tlie Toronlo ouner JH 'not Fountain Kay brought lii vutliiii the money in the third ar his Gold Buit Made a show lor t: loyal guir.cas. TIiC pari mututls machines prorecar the (irsl jiaM cat- brought out a brilliant quarter The olUor Horses gathered his (0 tho ,ront in jng o{ socially-Ptoinincnt. on hlTn near tno turn in the back slrelch ami he .imdcr [iressure, and nas passed by W.H 8. and Oro- .Mon-'JIIls, forigbt a ham tiattln for tho advanlage coming into llio homo stretch, Oro-.Mon-HIHs Jaklng the leaa.and finishing a rod to Itie good over W.H.S.. Bor'e break p'll htm. back tp fourth place, where lie FREDDY WELSH BEAT KID SCALER fn the flilrd heat of this race W. H. S. was favored with Oro-JInn-Bills, but Iho horce hrobe at tho firaf (urn and was n back number al tho dnish, Oro-Mon-BHis leaditig all iho way im- In the heal Oro-Moa. Ilmo W. !l. S. was la good form again end Iho winner another hot run every stage, 11 was R dose, finish all-rounu1. Yhe best llrao for ihe race i.ii ntade In the firei heat, Third Hjrntts Event The clatslelt rciforroers wtrn the tntrlcs In tho Vroe-for all. Tlit lime- Iho heal, as was eirerlcd, and Edtnonlon, May Welsh, English champion llghttrelght, won; on a rof'flulnr dcclaion hy n Inrgo mar- gin tonight over Kid Sealer In a fif- teen round hout. Till Ihe fourleinth round, holh were bat In this lerloil H'elsh scored his flrsl knockdown, and in hat! Sealer going when Iho gong saved him. A few seconds more would fiave Hills again led all (he way, but fills given English champion a knock. NO DECISION ON UOUT Hlicn ttc extras came out in tho affcrnoon announcing the fatality, lliete was constnnAtlrn amon% fhose promoting the In order lo allay the nuhl'x prejudice it was announced frorn, llic raco patk sland lhat McCarty hart not seriously Injured and was almcEt ful- ly recovered. Despite this attempt lo mislead the people, the police and the b dls Trot, Pace 2 1 4 J 1 (J. M. Mueller, San FranclacO) Mvrry Direct.....'.33112 IP. K. Sralth, Billy 1 2- 3 4 (Smith Proctor, Toronto) Clyde Wells -I 2 3 f. Cameron, Edmonton) Silver laltimoro Newark 5 0 ewarK..................... Shaukey and Ejan -Atchison and imlfh. Sunday-Games Buiialo" 2, Xcwaik' 2. iVcwatk 6, Rochester 3, JcrEc'y .City 2. Rochester 4, Jersey City 2. Toronto at Montreal, rain. 2.20, and Koche. Western Canada miON'KS WON" THEM ALL Calgsry, May Bronks loo holh viiiis o( double head M Irom the thus making compleie sweep ol tlie scries. Scores Slcdicine Hat 1 0 Calgary................... H I3 Brown and Hliss j llycrs a Roche.' Second Medicine Hat 1 3 Calgary -1 nunn and Illiss; Wainwtigh 2.15. oof. Sealer saved hbiself much ofllcc had the facts repeatedly clinching and holding on. Welsh !n fool-; work, and seemed able lo land almosl al win on bis opponenl1? head. ail oul the fourth was Sealer', In Ihls ho had a slight A rrowd of over four thou- sand witnessed fne exhibition. The nonl hnnillijil by Jchti Holitns, former m.inafcw for llattling by wire and it was only alter a long conference thai Ihe event was allow- ed to be slaved, an! ft was also At- drltd.fbat no Jet-Islon should be an- Tioiraced by the rclerre. Six Furlong Handicap Athabascan, J. Ferguson..... Danficld, Anderson ft l.nmney nehearsEl, Andwsoo b Lwrnicy Time; 1.S6. Run Burl, Eiiroonlon sWbleS-'.. Sam l ferg'uS'cn, Anderson Luaihey. H. Udy also rln. Tine: Furlongs (Special for Algeria tlie horsog wtro wel hy- J. ftifch, nas a Smllh, of Chicago, v.lm hir.d faiorllc In every hwt, Tho hooks ll.c Calgary aHalr, was to lave In Ihe Coasl opened up In the first heat al J lo prescnf, hiif owing (n tlie fatal- winning. and got ivorsc, until somebody rlanU- jlv, was tinahle to attend. VICTORIA AMATEURS DEFEATED? VANCOUVER LACROSSE TEAM Victoria, Mny Vlclorla Am atcurs nulled with the V. A. C. Coasl herosse race on from New West- minster by u score ot lo to Hoy (Betd ft Taylor, Calgary) Aiinl Mawte II, Owen, WclasXlMlrO Cyclamont 10. D. Smith, Carbon, Alia.) Tims; 512-5. Associadou Saturday Games Minneapolis 2, Indianapolis 0. Mim-.Mpolis 3, Indianapolis I. .Milwaukee S, Columbus-5. Louisville 2, Kansas City 2. St. Paul 10, Toledo 0- Sunday Games Kansas Cily 10, l.ouisiille 0. Columbus a, Milwaukee 1. SI. I'aul 1, Toledo 0. 3Iirjr.eapolis 3, Indianapolis 0. Daiidson MacLeod Sfcelton llri ans..... Paulson 3r. Simmons Paynes rtumpbrc-y AEtiuitb. Kmery...... Carlson. Collins...... 500 ids. 25 is 25 ia 23 29 16 )7 28 COO To- yds. tal 10-60 Tcterhoro 1, SI. Thomas 0. St. Thomas 7, I'cterboro 5. Ottawa S, Guelph 6. Hamilton 3, lltanlford 1. Branlfold 0, Hamilton 2. I.or.don licrlin 0. J.ondon 7, Uctlin 6. Saturday Games Winnipeg 12, Winona 1. M, 5. Virginia G, f'rand Korrrs 5. Dululh 11, Minneapolis 1. Superior 12, St. I'aul 0. Sunday Games St. I'aul 3, .Superior 5. Minneapolis 3, Oululii Grand Forks 11, Virginia 10. JOE BWLEY FOUND BARR1EAU EASY Vancouver, May 2j.-Joc Baylej- is till champion li.nhtvfight ot Canada. The pride ot Victoria easily Ernie- liarricau, iotmtrly amateur champion of Canada, and one ot tha best weights ever turned out hy the Vancouver Athletic Club, in fte tenth round of a ,'schcdulrd fiitcea round contest, last nisht at the new liiighlhouse atcm. After holding his for four rounds', tljo Vancouver boy willed under a scrii-3 of hard right swings to Ilie head, and from thtn ur.ttl Kcfetce HKiu! Bishop of Tacoma, raised Baylor's glove in the tenth round, the champ had Inc. local, boy helpless. Knocked down twice in the tenth round, Uarricau was practically out tllc tei-vened anil ended the uneven battle. L In the preliminary, Frank Tiarrifau, former amateur wcltenveight ot Car.nda, easily outpointeii lied Roh- ir.so.i, of f'iUsbtirg, in eight rounds. Five thousand people attended ths bouts. WAS HIS NECK BROKEN LUCAS WON IN FIFTH Feather Had His Ncse Broken In th: Fourth and Surftred Knock. in Fifth Saskatoon, May Lucca, of Saskatoon, stopped Jim Feather, of Batcarras in the fifth round of a scheduled ten round bout at Qu'Ap- pelle, Saturday afternoon. .In Uie fourth round Lucca broke Feather's nose, and in tho fifth he floored Jim for the count, -lie then knock- ed him down with an overhand swing lo the hack of the ncelc. nfferee VPdrd" stopped the uout, anfl awarded the decision to Lucca. KDMONTON A WIMNEK Edmonton non ths morniug holi- game from Mr-ose Jaiv, anil the result pi the cvtning encounter vas undeciiba thiough ft lie. Northwestern Vancouver 2, Seattle .0. Victoria 11, "Spokane 0- Victoria 3, Spokane 2. I'nrtland C, Tacoaa 2. Vancouver I, fc'catUc I. dames SpoVane1 8, Vutolia P. rorllaiid 2, Taiom.i I. ..Vancouver li, Seattle 1. To ward off a chill, to brace up flagging energy, to promote sociability, {o instil the genial glow of health Cslgnry, Mny is stat- ti! that the result of the autopsy performed last night on Luther McCarty, d.ilnan't of the heavy- weight championship of "the. world, and v, ho died In Ih'o ring Saturday after less than two .minutes fighting with ArfPeliy will discloso the Important fact that Iho dead man's neck was dislocated. Tho surgeons.who performed the a'jlopay refuse to maxe any statement with refer- ence to the nature oi their re- port, whicli will not matlo public iintll .the Inquest is held tomorrow Every effort has heen made- to locate JlcCarty's family, bttf without avail. Ilia tatoev, a physician, lived In Dayton, Ohio, but has riot teafd of since the flood. McCarty had achieved some financial success during the list jear. On the occasion of his ilgnt'ln Calgary two years ago when he was an unknown team- Eter, ho fought for a pursa'of 06. During the1 past twelve months he had earned isout and had s fat bant sc- counl to his credit- in x AnBolea banWns house.' share, win or lose, of fhe roatch which cost him his life, was a little In excess of Ttio'lnciueit will ho heW morrow evening, if. S. K. C.. has heen engaged w mter PelV.y's latereslJ. ;