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INTER MOUNTAIN'S DOUBLE PAGE WEEKLY REVIEW
EAClHED THIE LIMIT Perfection in Breeding Has Been Attained, Says a Trainer. One of the great questions that is con fronting the followers of the turf today and one. in fact, which has for some time past been uppermost in the minds of those directly interested in the turf. is the further speed development of the har ness horse. According to the most emi nent trainter atnd breeders, the possible evolution of the greatly coveted "two minute trotter" must depend In the fu ture on two things-the skill of trainers and the fortunes of weather and track conditions. (eorge Spear, the noted trainer, who has handrled harness horses for 25 years, and who is now in charge of E. E. Smath ers' string of fast steppers, believes that the pruocrs of evolving the Cresceus and Lord I)erby of today from the Yankee of i8,,,, record 2:5i. the first American horse to trot nolicially faster than a three minute clip. has exhausted all the arts and theories of breeders and the ingenu It)' of sulky builders and inventors of external appliances to conserve and In. crease the speed of trutters and pacers. Trotting Men to Try. '1 cantot conceive." said ilr. Spear, in a recent interview. "of any new theory to improve the breeding of harness horses, or of any external device that has not already been tried. "1 believe that the existing records will stand for years, but if they are beaten It will ie ,because bottle trainer will have his horse in the pitnk of condition on rtomne particular day hlen the weather and track arc perfect. "The efficacy of new brreldiq theories, however, ant improvemients in sulkies, shoeing methods, etc.. have, I think, reachcd their limit.. Jhrceding theories have beent woi rked tout exhaulstively by Mr. L. 1. Ilt.utln of thu Village farm 'nea;r I lulili ., '1 his I ,rer.,ling st.,lli.htmen t stands out :lto\ all others, it wsill be conceded, in tthe resutilts shown by scientific breed intu. an it is not prubable that these re suilt, ill ver ice improved upon. ~tr. Ifamlitt icts alwavy. a theorist in the brcecdir· t of titt(er., bt he h;ad tI-c cour agrc ,f hiks 'coi viti,,s. thie 1n.t t . ex pcrititnt itltl and ot, of the b" t train crs II1 c 'eers thi:it ever Ihir.. " is t11 a e t; h, tr, eLt'L kildi 1 if cotllt il.,i, , tn a ld nivari;illy rctultt d in wor tl', b -t r Mr. IIin l. , it the 611 1 r"~ll tl- ll i,"It c ilies, It Worked. that tht crtu ,v.un. hl I :a t "...^.I ,:o, ntlt tri ,I It . Ih it e a ll t (i li i - . : , i 1 1 hi . re . still pr vI it to Le ,n, .i the "rr.lte-t Cr,. hti i. iii tont hl-t Irv. t lhe crU. , es. ta l y '.1 h it t" if ' h a lr e 1 1- po Ihe , h t p ii p 1 . the sp til. I cn my I ll tum I [le r oIe .lel Itl,-' t ell u i t hi'. illit ill thel. t I 'h of a iIattlrir tr" t.lr. the' Iibhth r tIh shuth, t]0 he i 'It r. I'inc tin -t ,toil the ti h r t. hl . itr. a t4 1 ,1 1.t l. l h i. p. c u l ia r it c ,,f ,. i t a n -I p, setth n d ..in ?r. :. lite poili. 1 " 1hen I hr. t tsouk hull f ..,rI I)'ly evtr ryboly t' , 'l ie It. h .o.ut I.,t lr a et'; y shoe., ¢,r te height' i'. hIa t. |tt I whentt' I shod hint \ith three of ur nce sh. t hs they said ht. wouldn't -,, :at a!I. hit t.1 th thoe i lh,- h." 'tepp.t, ' .1 hi tc, ,t'd of "I heliev, that on the right kind tf track Ibcrly vutld' trltl l I.,tll r a.tl-n evtr 'ithuC2 t h .1:,' s hoes at ilc l. II.i lcr .ut St;. r Lightest Set of Shoes. 11 the' I rnt ,hI e . ivh i\ mince, , 3" .1 ;l l, ord. J- hn l . it'entry ;arri ld Ih t'l iii iS,() . The shoe weighs three ana, one-half Otlllcit. tile rear I11le. t; s;caI1L t\ t r,oLt(411C'. 1ll2l21l. Here is Suntl,'.. sh., whent' shte mat' the thenl three -year olI rec~rd of .::1t, in 18u.) in California. It weighs eight oiuncet, tch wa. pres'.ented to Mrs. Spear by ('harles Marvin. h2, drvc Suntl. 1" le itea: iet shoe. oin rtec',rdt t'. Ie Nor byi i 1a thait tl wiret tholle wtorll Iy Smugngler. \ho hiel the st:l lohn record frolll 1874 to (870, wI;I.t ill valrillt I'tr ,i lie reduced lthe mIt ark Irc.n 2: tJII . I i* '. "\ curious thing sount .uic horses is that w ith sini pl, t . , w " ,hip . tic ., 1ll trot very fast, but take o.l thei weights and they ill pace just as fiast or faster the same day. A friend of mine ,,nce had a horse of this kind. and he used to enter him in trotting and pacing events at the same meeting, perhaps on successive days. "i_% few ounces on his toes and he would trot splendidly take them oil and lie was at sidewheeler for fair-couldn't make him trot. Most of the best pac :rs are simply accidents; that is, they were bred for trotters, but developed doule- gaitedness trol Onte cause orr a other. A Striking Instance. "Probably the most striking instance of this was Jay Eye See, the Dictator gelding that in 2884 set the world's trot ting record at a:zo then went sore ,and began to pace, getting a mark of a:o64 at the sidewheeler game. At the close of te season of goot there were 134 trotters that had trotted in a:to or hetter. At the end of S9oa, it Is estimated this number was increased to iSo. The champion trotter at present Is Cresceus, a:o4'4, owned by George lI. Ketchum of Toledo, 0., Cresceus is a chestnut rose, by Robert McGregor Alabel, and was foaled in 1894, being therefore nine years old. His owner hopes to reach the two-minute mark with Cresceus itr the season of o903. There were no less than 404 pacers at the end of o901 that had made a:zo or better. The championship pacer Is Star Pointer, by Brown Hal-Sweepstakes, whose record of :59!4, made in a897, has never been beaten. A Million to the Poor. St. Paul. Feb. s4.-The will of Mrs. Cornelia Day Wilder Appleby, only daugh ter of A. Wilder, a millionaire railroad contractor, was made public yesterday. It provided that the bulk of the estate, which amounts to over r,ooo,ooo, be In vested for the interest of the worthy poor of the city of St. Paul. -'-" "la; ..... . : -.. .,n ' IG AR S Whol.eale Sand Retail. I"*i W.ND CARLSON. Butte, Montana SPORTING GOSSIP OF THE DAY Muse l.aFuoltise declares hle will pursue a different method in training for his fight with Young t;ibbs than for his fights in the past. "It's this way," said the red-headed scrapper: "I can train any old way I want to and weigh in under :46 pounds: so I shall occupy my time in etting into the best possible shape. Now, in my opin ion, most fighters snake the mistake in getting down to a point too fine in their training. They dry thenmselves out, which process consists in taking absolutely nso water in. order to reduce the weight. Of course this smust Ie done if a low welght is stipulated; ,,ut if the weight is a con Veniant one, it is a great mistake to go against Nature's laws. A mian when he is exercisisng hard naturally craves water: it does himn good to satisfy this cravins in a .4Y MOSE La FONTISE. 4n,,, .. I, , 4 . . lh il k lIt. ,4f w: , (.r :',l1 th. 1 . ,.t;1i it .Iti . I 11u brt nII t llowt in g the " I~ Int iI 1 14r 4i.ini1: ' t'':11 . .U.ggent 44t44 4 "14 t1 y '. It 4.,it hatl :L tired fc.hig. I :n1't Il 4'l- t' It I tu, rd hall 4 "n.. L t do ~nu plha kls'nt nark, %,'n . t d i 'l'1 rt . t4 ', 1 11i ! a", ,..t II ,,, , , . - 4 4 4,,-,. I . 4 ,,v. :;r '} 1 ,,us If,, ... . 4 1,'4.4 ,,1" w of t ;I~r) r oll 11')it , "" I! hi". I t,.aI if h: l Ixit,.n I, 1 ir t, t . t:.411 !.,1- th1 t i . Ill th, nl i lh l n ... .1I Iu ,l,.r Iho p,,rine... Ilhen It. .t. 4 it 1, . 1 4 I t, , ,it i1 1n n int . l1ie" . tieriIt' V Jt e1 t.. .Il. 1 L nI1't l " :,: i' w I 1tilt4'r i'th ,44 lj44 |i4 t 11 . 4t hill-, :, l a iia. itt l, .rr ' i lat i4 t4il,4 , ra n t tr 111..i . r. 1 II h4 r, \ .4 Iti I,:arrt4 tl hL t 41 ti!: hi', p:i tne' r,. 4 1 tl, wre .tlut niI l t.n41 k 4:r4 4 . , :uat.I a41. a rub .tI.v I plunge. \it4 4 t4 4 . 44t4" t 4 .lterw 4ii gI t .lt' S plt4a4 , ti t'. 4 tI4 !itI"" ,p t, I . h ill w l hke . tl aki g nlt : a .:, v.i4 . 4.14i 4. h Ilu ho .-Io '4 n all ,w 1r4. ,.i t I., " ,erf ,II thtng. I ti e , h i t'dth 4 0,.k i4 t , 4 ,14 4 1 C . t4tt at l4l4t l i .1. ,,14 print1, th4. guest, ,f l ,+the I lt' ar.e alway, tnxious to vt 3.a 4t4ti4t 1 perlornl. and lie i, c.ntttnualll besieged with w.ieti,.n. au t~ ++hein hi"e i going .1 h14r r wrestle .I l e alwaysil replic.4 :,,41 l n 4ature1dly . and if lthere i anyth ing dI ,it4 in lthe 4 4arrirn li4 4 h4e il4. Sitcs thie auwdiew .. " reIalizc that my i utt," fl i s1. are going to pllae" htttdretls ii b"it. lilt illy clance, at.aiii-t this t iih .." ,aid \l ose. "a111nd I 4not going to tlhrow the1 ,lLwn. \\ hel I step into the ring oil t he sight it the math I walt to he as tit a,: a tIi'll'e, If I illb.s hip, hei it w 'tl heb on ac1oun t of lauk of ctondit on Sliill,, i 1, ,e4nt trained by . I;tk lin4a,r, .4: I'ipetIo e .4.l, t1not . The olo4 rt. I d .,.3l4r doesn' t pur.l' l e t:i.t" .ni e tacti 4 t a4 , l.a 1 :ti, e ill c,4ollit4.. lmn; him4 elif. 4 eIt pre , f(1 'r, p trchilt : thle 1x:h e to fix tll , bi ellow, onl int s..4 h inI, t4, h43..'u hit. hrJi. I ,tpped irat. the gymnasiutm of the ILr, :ila', \thlletic clu the other day, 1444i44 4.ttratctd thither by loud thulmp', which see4d tol shake the sidewalk. On goitig do414444 I found t h noise was cau.se, bhy \'toug Gihhs punching the a4g. l)' ! hut the way that chunk I'i choco late mad,: the leather rebou1nd wa was a 4a4 ti,. l'' slantimned away for .1 minultes, and w nle l he paus4ed a iotetnt to ho.k at his watch he didn't even draw a hard breath. . thy, (Gibhs. this altitude doesn't seem to affect your wind much," I remarked. "No," he said, "I find that 44y wind is about as good here as it was on thle coast. You know I fought Indian Joe Gregg out there less than a month ago, and I have taken care of myself ever since. I shall do steady training from this on for amy fight with Lalontise; but I am already in neat shape." Gibbs is the prettiest colored boy stripped I ever saw except Joe G(ans. He is clean-cut, tapering nicely down from the broad shoulders to tme feet. His shoulders are built for strength and his chest is ample. He has a well-formed neck and a pair of arms that look danger ous. He skips the rope like a thorougi bred, demonstrating an agility that would do credit to a cat. 4 "The hardest proposition I ever met in the ring was Tommy Reilly," said Gibbs, between his training stuants last Thursday. "When I fought nom in Seattle I had the fight well in hand up to the seventh round. I beat him until I felt sorry, and I said to myself, 'this Irishman is in for an awful beating, so I will distribute it out so the spectators will get little by little to the end.' "I came up confident in the eighth, and was never more surprised in my life than when Reilly suddenly knocked me down. I got up and hlie knocked me down again. Then I got tired of getting up. From t6t eighth to the twentieth round he knocked me off my pins s7 times, and while I mant aged to stay the limit and fsht back, at. times I was pretty badly used up and, of course, Reilly got the decision. "I haven't been beaten often, however. W'hen I met Al. Neill in Los Angeles I, was at my best, and I even surprised my sclf in cleverness, for I put it all over Neill. "I don't expect to have an easy time with Mose laPFontise, although I expect to beat him. I understand that Mose has improved since I got the decision over hint ili our last fight and he will, perhaps, give mle the battle of my life. "But," said the modest colored boy, "I, ,-,tlld :Ivive my friends to have a; fcw on %I , a I stcp into the ring." SI I 'Lten .t'in ;has optened w inter I k- nit the Bro,klnl aind the Suburban I i zla.sp I t New ti rlean' . For the Brook . It- malke. Ihermtis tlhe favorite at 6 to Iv.t, li .. lt,:Advance guard and Articu l.t. at i o a . each: I lrilrhert at ia to 1, i l;tir', ,hlz-i'ith. llasterntan and Bonnie SaI't I i t, I Ihtn. (nteron, Major I ,,l.ngerli:i, Royal,i. lratncesco, Hunter o ine i ni in l:this at 2.i to I. .eoniora Lor. . .Zoroaste'r, ,t I ilnj ct.ion, Ilniter, Colonel Ii I. \Sfriezdr. Stimtrcro, 'hilton, Irish S.! I'rimntc ,f Melbournlle at 30 to I, I te ot , rll t ig I tii to tlllig to 1,4 to t'I, againstti .\ilnerilcano and I lacken k. Ileroii also i, favorite, foHr the Subur I i :,t 4 to I. with A.dvance t uard second hitoite it io to . IlHerbert. Articulate ilu I lll,. follow at I.2 to i. with IS to I ,ti',iinst Hlis iE.inu eince. ntiltire, Masterman, ,.,,i,.nmith and Irish I.ad; Royal, Glen. Stiler. hiunter Raine, Francesco. Bonni 1.it atdt lheno aire at .1o to i, with 2t to I agait.t.t Igniter anid 3 to i against Leo notra, l.orlng, Major laingerliehl. Colonel i itill, Zornaster., Africander, Sombrero I hilton, The Iuguenot, Yardarm and Prince of Melloturie. l.ichtenstein quotes Sto I against lis-advantage, Rochamnptont ", t Mackey ilwyer and so to i againat ,A\ily \Villiaus. lHernando, Ronald, Corri g.ui. Argregor, 'Th" Rhymer, W\aswift, On alas. Flocaris- .td .Merry Acrobat. The extreme outsider, are Americani and Ord I Igl n aL 1,o 1 (to 1 . iliitie sport, will he pleased to learn thlit Iloward ()pie, the willing Centerville lit, has agree,,l o to light Kid Fredericks, the little ionder whoi ha- in come to Butte Itlikiig for ani, opponent. l'h by Caittn toi :n agr'eemenlt to fight ye'terdaly althoutlgh the exact date has not ti-en set. 'They will weigh int at the light weight anid the w iinner will tight the win inr of the t'littiorIl-errcra go. Before taking on ()p ir howaevr, Fredericks will go to Spokane to meet lewis, the crack cS.:lit fighter. "I expect to win over L.cwis," said Fred ericks, "and if I do I will tackle Ople. If I can dispose of him I will be right in line for the winner of the Herrera tlitSord fight, and if 1 win that I will force Jinttmy Britt to meet me. You see my ambition is to stop at nothing short of the chamipionship." 'Entries for the American Derby and for other stakes given by the Washington Park club have broken all records. The official derby list given out yesterday by Secretary James Howard shows that tao horses have been named to run for the $as,ooo stake June anso. This is an increase of as per cent over 190o. In other stakes there are equally great gains. For the 17 stakes offered by the Washe ington Park club there are 1,9za entries, against 1,407 in 1902, a gain of SoS. This I is the most remarkable gain ever recorded by Chicago's biggest turf organization. Entries for the derby have jumped from 93 in 1901 and 97 in t9oa to sao. In the list is the name of nearly every 3-year-old in the country who could be called great on the strength of last year's perform ances. Last night in the individual tournament at the Pfister alleys McKinley and Ellison bowled five games, and the article McKin ley put up was the best five games ever bowled in Butte in a match, his total be ing s,o5g, with en average of s1i 4-5 for the five games. He also broke the alley record, making a46 in the third game. The first game he made say, second 514, third) 246, fourth he only got 159, but to show he could finish strong in his last he got ai 3. Ellison had a good deal of hard luck, but in hisi fourth he got 334, His total was 899 for the five ames. After the match he played a practice game and made the good sOre of 845; he put down a perfect ball, but it left one pin stand ing. Had he got the strike his score would have been at least aid. In the afternoon Markley and Perham played five games and the latter won, har 8n 947 for his total against the former's Night before last Adams and Markley bowled their lie games and the fertera Imade 86s to the latter's lrs. 'Ibese scores gee good, considering that the boys are bowling at new pins and you have to bit Abem rilgtto get strikes. STonight McKinley and Mudro play their 'series: Misevich will also play a series With 'I'allon. '.The boys are working hard to get into the first three, and the management has offered a prize to the one who wins the most games and a prise to the one who wins second most games, regardless of to tal pins at the end. It makes it interest big, as one may win the majority of games raol yet not qualify in the first three. Jack Madden and Aurelio lierrera were nl:tched last iight to fight in Great Falls "bn February 19. The little fellows will weigh in at iis pounds and the fight will be of twenty rounds duration. Madden 1'a.1 a backer who ii willing to stake r.oon or any part of it that Madden can Sdefeat any nman in the state at 120 pound. * lfarvey Parker, the wrestler. who is protesionally known as the "little De mon," had something to say about the SaIe the other day, which is worth prinit ".\lthnugh I anm 40o years oll and I h:lat been a wrestler for more than aS year.. I Can beat all the young men in the game today. I never chewed or smolked in my life. and no can ever sany th;t Harvey Parker did not care for his he:llth in hlis younger days. F'or the last two years I have wrestled mnatlches of fifteen minutes' length, after noalm and evening. I have not been thlt ol by anyone in that time, nor have I \ever been caught by a Tartar. Thiu tra<linlg around with a theatrical troupe is n.t what nmay~_be expected. An ath BENNY YANGER WILL PUT UP HARD FIGHT 1lcrc is one of the lastest exponents of ti~( tiic art in the business today. "''er riile" 'T'erry McGovern and lienny 1 anger, "the lipton Slasher," have been matched '·1~0' I/' id·':: ~r, ,a· ~ 1~·,· · Ifc~, r "' '`(L, ,i C.· ,. ~r ~LEb~ i.·*l~r · " '' ~c; i:~C* I -~L·· ~0~5. ·--r *. ·~r ii:: BENNY VANQER. to tight before the club offering the big gect purse. NMcGuvern has recently decided to meet all comers, and especially those men whom "Young Corbett" has failed to stop. 'T'er ry's idea in doing this is to show the world that he is a better man than "Young Cor bett," and that nothing but stress of cir crt:ultatnces has prevented their meeting before. In carrying out his idea to meet all conmers the Brooklyn wonder accepted the FRANK WALLER SUSPENDED Cycling Association Are to Look into Claims Against Him. BY ASSOCIATEI) PRESS. lBoston, Mass., Feb. 4,.--'lhe board of control of the Cycling association has sus ended Frank Waller until specified claims lodged against him have been settled. Wal ter at present is in Australia and tne gov erniug board there will be notihed of this 'actioi. ,REFEREE SAVES AL WEINIG George Gardner Would Have Knocked Him Out at Boston. BY ASSOCIATED PREas, Boston, Mass., Feb. 14.-George Gard ner of Lowell won the decision over Al Weinig tonight in the eleventh round be fore the Maverick Athletic club. The referee stopped the bout to save Weinig from a knock out. 5JACK M'AULIFFE ARRESTED 'In New York for Alleged Ownership of a Poolroom. New York, Feb., 4.--Jack McAuliffe, formerly lightweight champion pugilist, was arrested yesterday in a raid on an alleged poolroom at Thirtieth street and ixth avenue. He is oharged with being he proprietor of the place. Yonkers, N, Y., Feb. 4.--The wall paper factory of Roofer & Co. at Nepera park was destroyed by Are tenalht. Loss 135,0OO00 .°., , lete must Gave sleep in the right hours. I go to bed at is o'clock midnight and awake and dress before 8 o'clock in the morning. I never sleep in the daytime. "I never had a drink of intoxicating liquor in my mouth in all my life. That is what I call a hard fast, because every one around me takes a drink of hard stuff and I call for a glass of lithia water. "But now for the hungry part of the game. Say, you would hardly believe me, but I can eat day or night anything, at all times and in all places. I have a remarkable appetite. In the morning it is invariably oatmeal and steaks without tea or coffee. At noon I usually order a steak and weak tea. At night I have meat again, and it is my old relisher, the steak, and at this stage of the day it must ie a large, Juicy and thick porterhouse. A cup of strong tea helps thiq meal along. An athlete should never indulge in any kind of vegetables. "The result of my care for my body is that lHarvey Parker weighs the 14o pounds tihe year in and year out, and even at 40 years can throw any living man on a wrestling mait who weighs within five pounls of my limit. I have probably had 4,ooo mat engagements in my experience. "All that I have to say about wrestlitng is that it's a tough game. A man to be a champion in the business must be a wrestler by birth amnd take care of himself all the time." Jerry lMcCarthy and Frank I)unn frmnally got together in the matter of weight, but split whent it came to the question of what style to fight under. Jerry wanted a clean break and Frank insisted on straight Queensbury rules, which call for hitting in the clinches. They may get together yet, however. JOH.101- N II. 1SI'IlTOSII. challenge of 'aniger. lie fully realize% that Yanger is right in line for the cham pionship and will perhaps Rive him a harder argument than Curlxtt, but that doesn't deter the former featherveight champion. If McGovern can defeat Yanger the odds will be two to one that he can defeat Cor bett at their next meeting. The little Chi cago boy who fights under Johnny Hertz's banner is a cyclone in the ring. he is there with either hand and never lets up. 'This fight, whenever it comes oft, will be worth traveling across the continent to see. AT BILLIARD TOURNAMENT New York and New Jersey Are Tied for First Place. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Feb, 14.-In the amateur billiard championship tournament at the Hanover club, Brooklyn, last night Will iam P. Foss of Haverstraw, N. Y., the Amateur Athletic union chan ion, and E. W. Gardner of Passaic, N. .,, the Ama teur Association champion, tied for first place, each having won five games and lost one. In the final game Floss defeated Gard ner, 3oo to sao. The tie will be played off tonight, C. F. Conklin of Chicago won third olace. WILSON WHISKEY. That's AllI `HI .WILSON DISTILLING CO. aw..more, Md. CROKER GETS PRIZE His Dogs Are the Thing at the New York Ken nel Show. SY ASSOCUATEZD eas. New York, Feb. 14.-The awarding of prises in the regular clarse at the show ended yesterday. Three h and ninety classes have been pause en, and there are still 37* speelal awards to be made today, when interest will center in the hballyhoo er challenge cup, pre sented by William C. Whitnte and offered for the best American bred dog, owned and bred by a member of the Lady's Kennel Association of America. The feature of the show was the judging of the bull ter riers. Frank Croker of New York and L. L. Dole of New York carried off the big prizes. ICE RECORD IS CUT DOWN Ottawa, Ont., Feb. j,.-Guesner, owned by (;. it. Demarest of Schenectady, N. Y. lowered the ice record from a: S8 to 2:t73 here yesterday over the mile track of the Ottawa lce Racing association. GOOD WOMN Su rrr HEALTH IS THE WORKING CAPITAI. OF HUMAN ITY. She who loses that is wrecked indeed. Have you lost the bloom of life? We cure every description of LFemale Complaint, no matter of how lone standinl. WHY SUFFER? 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