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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGB DAILY HERALD AYodnestlay, September 17, 1913 MAJOR LEftGOE GAMES LETHBRIDGE TURF CLUB "MADE GOOD" WITH THEIR PROGRAM AT FAIR TRACK YESTERDAY Races Well Contested and Display of Broncho Busting by Lady Exhibition With Rope by Stan. Whitney An annual fall race neeticg, vild horse carnival Till probably be ,d eea one handy. Stanley Whitney he firs! lo siddle and mount. Ben lie result of the meet closed today. For It was successful ftom every itaudpolnl. and Ihe two thousand odd yeople who witnessed yesterday's pro- gram will have no misapprehensions another Is announced. the Lethbrioge track seen teuer horses. It has seldom been tie scene of better races, with Ihe ex- ception of one pulled race, the 2.2J luce. The running races were a dis- appointment to the for over twenty horses were promised from the circuit and at the Imat minute did .not tlow up. But the spectators thor- oughly enjoyed what runners did ap- Henderson rode a protty tac; ia tbe H-mile. Auilhcr splendid feature of Ihe T.aal-2 prosram. was absence ot dressing time. There to watch every minute, and ?etweer tip wild horses and the runners ac( hardMS hones, it kept the' grandstand b-jsy checking them over, there was Qoln wai second aboard, and Ihe race ou, alter a spell of bucking l-bat uVned the bearls ot Ibs 's wis Ihe nrst to clear out, but the animal proved to be a cow md would not navigate. (Join passed hte at the flrst turn, af'.sv a vicioas bucking exhibition, ard led all the way until ttie home stretch was reach- Here he met the third rider, Al. Sueetteld, coming down the stretch tie wrong wcy. in and his lO'jnt stopped to consider whelber It safe to proceed in face, of such opposition. And all the time Whitney, who had succeeded in getting hack Toin the woods, was gaining en him. But Goin persuaded hip pony, with spurs 'and quirt, that It was healthier tor-him to chew up the distance be- iween him and the wire, and be won from 'Whitney hy an eyelash. All tills time SireetMd making cir- cles in the atcbsphere, in tbe opposite not a hitch to found and the di rectors are to he congratulated. Races, Exhibition Ropinj, etc. Stanley TOhituey ranks with the best In the roping line, and Is gettin: better every day. He circled flvi horses abreast, ridinz at full tilt, an eighty foot rope, and roped fin abreast at one time, a feat that i nothing short of marvellous. HI butterfly roping brought 'out- round after round of hearty applause, and during his exhibition many remarks of surprise and adnrifelio'n were di- rected bis way. it's getting down protty. fine 'when one can" handle a circling rope iQ each-hand and step 'within the circle of one, and out again, without losing his equilibrium. A Pleasant Surprise President llcCarty announced 'that Tiose Henderson, -of Stampede lame, would ride a tracking, twisting brcnk. was very agreeably sarpriced, for it is a sight not- often teen In these parts. And when "Rose .of the-Prairie" stepped out to mount a bad one that required a hair dozen of the best horsemen in the country to saddle, peoiile thronged to 'the fence the track and held their brtith. Hut she mounted calmly, and wheii the blindfold was removed, real .hacking exhibition took place Tbt outlaw not only huc'ied, bu twisted and jumped, and turned, bu tbe rider was game and could net be unseated. It the opinion of sev eral of the old cowmen who were wil 'nesses, tba'. that horse bucfccd hart and that Rose rode extremely wel i and they know. H was the secon ilrao the poay had been ridden, an the Yvni'.r.ey' boya pronounced him I bad one, and ;hls reputation did n i suffer. The wild horse race, in which the? were threa was the most cllin? event of the afternoon. Eac rider drew for a horse, and after ..was captured from the corral, th 5 (word to go was given. Each ilder ha tiiree helptrs, and the first to saddl mount and get once around the .In the right direction was declar the winner. Someone said that-no one .V.knsw what tbe horses would, do when] tho blindfolds .were removed, and i fudging from their-actions while be- ing-wrangled Into place, they were 3 liable to climb a tree .if there had direction. He. is rider and -was awarded third From the drop ot the hat the Indian raco was E race. Each rtdman was equipped with a two-by-four for whip, and they certainly made ihose ponks paddle dust some. All one could hear was a clatter o! -hoofi and a slap of whips and iiey were off They rode the pace that kite, and the finish was all'in a hiicch; .If the pony that came in second had been bom th more nose, he _ve been second; but first. Tbe raci as "-well run, and was a source o amusement and interest I MUST MACE '5 Pace or 2.20 Trot for Purse o aiety Girl l l 3 {Smith, Clareshdlm) hestout Hal 3 2.1 (Sol. Hurray, lal Stewart s 3 s. (Chest'emeer Farm, Hal Mack 4 4 (Cumrahlc, Time: 2.261; 2.211; 2.241; 2.2U Gaie.ty Girl wia tbe poorest choi' i the bunih in the first heat at tarted at 1 to 1 in the betting lal Stewart was the favorite, ti in the.initial ior Gaiel jirl established hetseli hizh in t stimation of'the talent.and RITCHIE WILL BOX CROSS IN NEW YORK ANNUAL DRAF1 OF San Fruncifco. Sept. IS. Ritchie, lightweight champion, ajintunced he had been engaged for a ten-round boxing bout Tilth Leach Crose to New York. RHchle said he thO'JSht Uie tight would lake 4- place early to October. He will. leave today for tbi? "aat SECOND RACE 2.15 Pace or 2.10 Trot for Purse ot uoy............... 131 ;Sol Murray, pbadell 1J 2 I (McCoantll, iss .Mercury 531 (Chestemere Farm, rkce F........ 31335 (Frost, Moose Jaw) ady Goo Goo........... 35554 (W. H. Murray, Timo: 2.17;; 3.U 2.30 .11. Helena Boy and Alpbadell divide' rst money in the second rare- The amc oB with an equal number jints in the five heats run. Mercury was second ia the race fol owed "by Pricce F. and Lady Goo oo marked up'an odds on.favorite n the first heat, but he showed lack f class after the first r.rat, and in _, fifth heat was made "at. 10 to 1 lot. Helena Hoy was the easiest nonev o: the bineh aid-started at He had-to go: to .win, but inisbrd well in the front with Alpha- ell, the reigning favorite in al! olh- r heats landing- fourth. N'otwith- tanding Alphsdell's showing'in the irst heat, the talent had confidence n the horse and backed the raare leavtly to a 3-5 odds on favorite in he stcor.d heat.; She was good for it and made the grade in front of the hunch. Heleaa Uoy 'was second and Miss Mercury third. Alphadell came lome two, one and two in the fol- lowing', three heats, while her rival, Helena' Boy, went under tbe wire end one. Miss Mercury at' three to one sprung a great surprise iu the third wat, .heating the previous winners in handy fashion. Thiy .were bunched on the back stretch in the la'sl half and LATEST FIGURES GIVE JACKSON NICE LITTLE LEAD OVER COBB The unofficial tailing averages o( the American league issued at the end of last vreek show Joe Cleveland, leading, with an average of 3SJ; Ty Cobb follows with .350. Here are the .300 per cent batters: WORLD'S SERIES AGAIN Roche, Calgary Backstop Goes Up to Major League for r airy-Out Jackson, Cleveland Cobb. Detroit...... Speaker, Boston.. Lajols. Cleveland Henrlksen, Boston.'. Mclnnes, Athletics.'. E. Collins. Athletlca Gandil, Washington Baker, Echaefer, Washington.. Struck, Athletics Bauman, Detroit Crawford, Detroit.....50( 0. Murphy, Alhlelicg 56 E. Athletics A.B. 445 334 46S 351 37 460 411 4S5 S9 ..'256- ..125 .357 -.354 .318 .303 .3Q4 .301 CLOSE FIGHT FOR BAT- 'TING HONORS IN THE NATIONAL Cravath and Daubert are the prac- "laubirt, Brooklyn ".C'-ISi" ical leaders in the. National league Batting de-partmenL tVincUns'ST aver- ze is the hut he has only. een at bat forty three times. Pol- owing are the .300 batters .the National league: Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 16.-0ne hundred and eight minor league .play- ers were elevated to major leagues, via the''limit route, here yesterday, when the American league obtained sixty-seven players Irom draft, while the National league annescd 1L play- ers, the drawing tor which was made before the baseball commission. the St. Louis American league club was by fsr luckiest in the obtaining 30 plavcjf, more than one-Iourth ct the total number of all obtained by major leagues; the Cmcicnati team was second with 11 the Chicago Americans came nest with 10 Detroit with nine.; the Philadelphia Americans and Boston NatioTials had eight each; Brooklyn obtained seven; Boston Americans Kew York Nationals Cve each Chicago Nationals foul Philadelphia Nationals three Cleveland and Pitts- burg'and New York Americans two each, .'while Washington and the St. Louis Nationals obtained'on each. The drawing ol the major league, teams for class A A and class A play- ers resulted as follows St. Louis Americans, eight; De- troit Americans and Boston Nation- als, six- each Brooklyn and Chicago Nationals, three each Chicago Am- ericans and Cleveland Americans, two each i New York Americans, Wash- Philadelphia and Cincinnati, tht Americ-'anJ-eague, gained ground, and played a more consistent calibre of. ball-than they have for the last three previous weeks. McGraw would National PhiladeloMa I J 1 Cinolmall .1 4 5 1 Beaton and Johosou and Second game: PWladelpWa I T 0 ClncInntU 0 '8 0 Mayer and Burns; Rohertton and Clarke. Brooklyn-St. Ixiuti Itain. New Vork-Cblogo: Postponed, ralo, Rain, American DetBolt York 4 I I I 10 0 and Gibson; Clldwclt and Cos jet l, Reynolds. L'ouls HosUin Twior Agnew; Thomas. Cady, CJevebrjl 4 9 4 Bedlent >nd B'S llndelpMi S 10 I Sleefi, Jair.os, Cullop and O'Neill; Shawkjy, Pennock, Houck, Plani sad Schang. Chicago............... 1 Washington 3 S Dene ohtison and smith. Tingling, C. Boston' 156 .372 .353 .367 and was generally picked to win in he succeeding heats. She ran away' rqm the field with her steady going the first time out, but in the test she of the goes had to travel to leat Chestnut In fact, in the ourlh heat-Chestnut Hal had tcr jeaten to it. but the man. behind Hal "pulled" and- -purposely' placed his horse second the jtdges saw the iricV of Driver Paki, declared hots l Cued him 525. -This last heat was tie prettiest ot the-race. The four horses were bunched for the last half miie and three of them came in- to the stretch almost r.eck to nccn, Oirl, Chestnut Hal ar.d Ha! Stewart, while the fourth horse, Hal Mack, was lading away Chestnut Hal towaid tlie wire commenced to eass abead and stood to win when she .was pulled back info second place by hti driver. This heat concluded thf! race in favor ol Gaiety Girl with three firsts and a third, Chestnut Hal with three seconds and a first took second money, Hal Stewart was third and Ha! Mack fourth. W6 Best Shooters at the and in the field shooting theitt loaded Smokeless Powders You can get them in any shell loaded in 4 INSIST i n the turn Miss Mercury ipprd by Alphadell and-Heleca Boy as she could always have done it had she cared to. She.. was a winner hy a 1 lice margin. Philadelphia i 28 Miller, 71 -338 Iva'tt, Pillsburg '69 .333 lox, Pittsburg. 'OS .328 MBgee, Philadelphia. 346 .318 Chicago... 372 .317 THE RUNN'EHS Boston. The five-eighths handicap Ior a Cincinnati... 353 .315 purse of was won -by Sport- Philadelphia 335 .310 ing Life, a new.ciicuil horse. He had Pittshurg.. 106 ..302 a of bushcrs to contend Chicago 371 .302 and did as he was especlcd to He jumped to the Iront, stayed a length- snd-a-baif ahead of La JOHNSON WILL RETURN who landed home second. wiener was a prohibitive, price at Be in. Chlcaflo; When. Appeal hoots and the betting talent Up, Sayi Attorney allowed the field against the at even money.. The lour horses Sept. 16.-f.Jack Jphneoc, the race finished: Sportme Life, hiavjwelgh't Dcster, Dominion, Overton. return to Chicago from France were post his appeal from a conviction un- DISTtl'lCT the Matn white slkve act is to be The half-mile sweepstake for according to Benjamin Bach- trict ponies was won by C. Ti. Johnton's attorney. Bachrach sey's Dossy. Another Raymond pony owned by the same man was AEsislant District-Attorney Harry Parkin argued before Federal Judge Surprise, owned by D. IV- todap on the question of of this citv, was third; and proper form for -t bill of excep- owned hy f. Coin, Iron Springs, on which Johnson's appeal is fourth. Four horses Mack Not a Dealer in the Coanie Mack, manager ofHhe Ath- and can't work and Scbang has a ietics, doesn't believe in tho ellil. No, he doeanX He has eleven cut on his foot. He shouldn l ic working, but he has to. We haven't anyone else." "That Is tough. on the hospital: squad, but Isn't ttm way, where I: ing of it. Not" Connie. Any time gone home, -lias a sprainet Iowa a ball game he lust Bad sprain, too. Don't know Doesn't say anything about how long he will be out of IL" would have won If ho hadn't su many substitutes in Ihe game. Not isn't It? Hut then you have Daony Murphy." he was remind. As a matter of fact, he doesn't tell nbout his list of Injured. It Murphy alto la out 01 it.'' an- be nr.tniloned In passing, that, Mack. "He's sick In bed'8 nose for news Isn't strong several days. Ate tometblng In his sense of smell when'iic'a on that didn't agree wllh him. trail of a promising young ball 'thought it was ptomaine at The elongated boss of the ican League leaders was found yon sure are having lot o the Chicago Beach Hotel by a luck. By the way, has Orr and the following took make good? See you're working "Any was the at short.'1 was Uie Orr has a bad hand and we "By the way, where la I.appt to send him to PhlluSelpbli. see him in uniform In the first he will be all right when we "No. He> gone home with a but I'm not sure that will finger. He's out of It for quite "Too well, Barry will be well In i. "Yes, wo was days." know about from Con- "But (hen you have Thomas Mack. "He Joined the yes- Schang." It was It probably, will be 'several Many Others Laid up before ho gets In the .game, tliniiph one 'each. Owing to a new national, commis- sion rule, stipulating that- the majors are to .draw For pi aye rs from'minors to" be selected by'lot, the- names of the players to he obtained1 by 'the majors fiom' class A and. closa AA were not announced immediately and will not be officially announced- until tonight. However, quite a number of the players .to be chosen .were, given out unofficially, last night, among By Brooklyn Hotn, ol Bufialo gnier, of Newark while Herbert, Toronto, wai also transferred to ooklyn by the Chicago' Nationals exchange'for Zabel, of Winnipeg, d Keating, ol Columbus, Georgia. 3y. and Bar- olme, of Vivtoria, B. C. By St. Louis ol algary. DEFEATED BY QUAKERS W THREE-DAY MATCH Philadelphia, Sept. .All- Philadelphia doyen yesterday -won the cricket match from tbe Incognito club', of London, by three wickets. The Englishmen scored 140 runs in their first tbe second, a total of 339. Tie Phlladelphtans, hav- ing made 205 In their iirat time at bat, needed 137 in their second innings to they look .the match, mak- ing 139 -runs, for the loss of seven The' match last Friday, jid when It was resumed yeslerday completed their sec- ond, Innings. Internatioual Baltimore 7 It 0 Jersey City 610 5 Coltcrell and Engan; Spears and Blair. Second game: Baltimoro.............. Jersey City............. G 10 3 Danfortb, Russell Ejan; Mar-, tin aud Blair. Game called by agreement Rochester 13 IftBLES Hl'fC and Lush and Gra- Providence................ 020 Newark............... 1 3 2 Itiesegl Bnaeman ami Hlggins. Montreal Pullenweider, and Lalo'nge; and Howley. Afisricintiim Columous.............. r. I ?.-2 Carlo National REODIE WELSH'S BELT RECOVERED old Emblerr, of Llshtwelghl Cham- plonihlp Found on Shlp'i Pit- New York Philadelphia Chicago Plttsbu'rg Brooklyn Boston Cincinnati St. Louis W. L. P.O. 91 45 .669 si. oo :cis IS 60 .565 Cole and Coleman; Owens. Toledo Kansas City 05 .529 75 .436 7G .438 83 94- .338 American w. Seattle, Wash., Sept Lord onsdaie championship bell, emblem- lo of.tho llghtwelgbt boxing cham- ioaship of the British Emvlrc, which as stolen from Preddlo Welsh, anconver, on August 2S, was recov- red here today'by a customs officer. The vureer of the steamship Prin- ess Victoria, from Vancouver lo Seat- noticed that Henry Beckett, one f bis vassengers, was wearing a gold ell underneath his coat He notified customs officer here, who halted Beckett. If the Canadian authorities do not rosecute Beckett for grand larceny, he United States customs authorities will accuse him of smuggling, and onfiscao the. belt, which is- valued at everal thousand dollars. It was pre- ented to Welsh At the National Sport- g club, London, in 1312. Beckett gays he wan bcm in Auslta.- ia, and was formerly a jockey. Philadelphia Cleveland. Washington Boston Chicago Detroit L Louis 'ew York VICTORIA IS OWEN DATES TO PLAY FOR THE LACROSSE CUP Vancouver, Sept. V. A. 0. Mana t-jp holders, will defend Ihcli title- against the Oak Bays, champion: of tho f Vancouver Island league, a Athletic park on Tuesday and Satur day of next week. FIGHTINO FINED Cincinnati, Sept. 16. Pretiden Lynch announced that he had flnei bolt Mtnager Tinker ot the Cincln nail club, and Sliorslop o the Boston tejm. J50, and First Base- man Myers, also of the Boston learn (100.'for fighting cr. the field durfa tho. first game of the donbTc-heade here .last Balurday. Tinker was alfl suspended Ibree dayX for using abus ivc lo Umpire O'Daf. 89 81 13 71 72 62 49 '.650 .578 .512 .52Q .511 .435 .357 ,S63 Patterson and 17 21 59 Collatnare and Dcvolfht; Lan-ie and Moore. Second garasi Toiedo....... Kansas City 8 16 3 6 and Easier; Covlncton and 0% Conner. Lonltvllle-SL Rala. Indltnapolls-MUwanko: Assoclatloa Spokane 3, Vancouver 12 Seattle 2; Tacoraa, 4, Victoria 2. What about your new Fall Overcoat Jack Frost will soon be around-tinting cheeks and sending shivery down your back. Pick out your Fall Overcoat NOW, from this delightful stock o( new styles. McKelvie McGuire ;