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HURRAH FOR THE HORSES. North Dakota's Fastest* Horse Flesh Congregated in Jamestown. The Last of Rad Auspices of the Club. nder the riving A Resume of the Winners— Increased Attendance—A Good Track. From Thursday's Dally. The first day of tbe Jamestown races opened favorably. The track wan lined on eaoh side with baggies and carriages. At first an entrance fee to the grand stand was charged, bat this was soon abandoned and everyone who wished, given a seat to keep the track near tbe judges stand clear. The crowd was a long time in collecting, was not qaite as large as was expected, and it was not until 2:30 that the first race was called. In tbe first heat in the 2:47 class, spec ial trotting, the horses were plaoed as follows: Abe Downing, the pole and first place Count Tolstoi, second Al mont, Jr., third Bay Billy, fourth, and with Jaliet and Vicksburg trailing be hind. Abe Downing, Jr., started in the lead and kept it until the track was three-quarters enoiroled when be broke and Almont, Jr., who was given third place, forged ahead with Bay Billy hanging close at his his side. In tbe first trip around the track Almont, r., had gained nearly 30 feet lead, which on the home stretch was just about doubled. Bay Billy and Juliet came in next, with the former a little in tbe lead. Count Tolstoi, Vicks burg and Abe Downing, Jr., brought up the rear. Abu Downing, Jr., who bad the pole on tbe start, came in last owing to the break on the first round. Juliet, who trailed behind in the fifth place, came in third in good shape. Time, 2:50. The race was won by Abe Downing Jr, who gets first money, 860 Almont Jr., getting second money, $25, and Bay Billy third, 815. In the 2:40 race much time was con sumed and wasted in scoring for the first heat. The horses starting were placed as follows: Gray Prince, pole Dutch Girl, Ole Olson and Col. Edsall next, with Highland Prince trailing. The horses started in fair shape and came in in tbe following order: Ole Olson first, with Col. Edsall hugging his flank closely. Then came Dutch Girl and behind her Gray Prince and High land Prince. Grey Prince started out well but lacked endurance and rapidly fell behind, com ing in fourth. It was soon seen after «the horses started that Ole Olson and Col. Edsall would have the race to them selves if they oontinaed as they bqgan, Highland Prince is a green horse and started and came in fifth. Time 2:43)^. Frank. Beats, Alderman J. Johnson and A. H. Grey of Valley City, were tbe judges, with Mr. Beals as starter. Sheriff Eddy and City Marshal Mc Gregor on horse back assisted in keep ing the track clear. The 8ir was very hot and the wind which blew from the sonthwest intensi fied rather than modified conditions. Price's lemonade stand waa well patron ized and he did a rushing business. Those who brought umbrellas were about the only comfortable ones outside of carriages. Bace Notes. Major Black of Valley City, came in today to witness tbe races. A. H. Gray and Jas. J. Barolay of Val ley City, came in today to witness the races. H. B. Wood, A. O. Elder, Osraer Burle son and Lambert and A. J. Smith en tered horses for the gentlemens' road ster race. J. J. Barclay, J. Coe and Scot Wyllie came in from Valley City last night with Little Doc, Bay Billy, Abe Downing, Jr. and Vicksburg for the rases. The board fence has been renewed each side of the gate and barbed wire placed for a considerable distance east. R. E. Giese on horseback, and others, »ill guard tbe unprotected portions of the track. 2:40 class, trotting and pacing, purse $150. The entries are Ole Olson—W. J. Hawk, Buffalo Col. Edsall—E. A. Ben nett, Lisbon Dutch Girl—Robt. Sim mons, Fargo Highland Prince—McHol comb, Carrington. Iu the running, Yi mile and repeat race, purse $50, there are four entries. McGinty—J. Stewart, LaMonre Little Doc—Soott Wyllie, Valley City Daisy D—Thoe. Downs, Eldridge, and Doc— Chas. Rurth, city. The track was lively this morning with sulkies, horses and trainers giving them the last training before the races. In terested parties, stop watch in hand, were in attendance and closely watched each movement anxious to get a pointer of any value. In the gentleman's roadster race, mile dash, there are three prizes as fol lows- First prize, a 912 walking suit second prize, a $7 horse blanket, and third pnze,a gold mounted whip raided at 95. Entries will be made up to time race is called. Tbe following entries have been made in the 2:47 class, special trotting. The purse is 9100: Bay Billie-C. F. Mod gett, Valley City Abe Downing, Jr.,— J. J. Barlay, Valley City Almont, Jr.— W. H. Colby, Ypailanti Juliet—A. O. Elder, Melville Vicksburg—Jay Coe, Valley City, and Count Tolstoi—H. S. Helm, oity. from Friday's Dan v. The seoond day of the Jamestown races witnessed a larger attendance and in creased interest. The weather waa much muoh more agreeable also, tbe sweltering heat of yesterday having given way to a cooler atmosphere and better racing con ditions on the track. There were a num ber of Arrivals of horsemen from all over the state last night and today. Tbe reduced entrance fee waa one rea son for a larger attendance. The track was kept clear from dust by a favorable northwest wind. The outside free list was reduced also. Every raoe was warmly fought for, and furnished enough points of interest to keep everybody on the pitch of expecta tion. Tbe horses starting in the 3:00 class, trotting or pacing, for the 9100 purse and the positions assigned them were as follows: Mambrino Tucker, Greer driver, the pole, with Dutch Girl, Gold Dust, Kelley and Juliet on the outside. Borneo and Vioksburg trailed behind. On the third score the horses got away in good shape, with Mambrino Tucker in tbe lead and Borneo following close. Before the quarter-pole was reached they had strung out. When the judges' stand was passed for tbe first time tbe position of Borneo and Membrino Tucker had been reversed, with Juliet following close. On the last quarter Greer succeeded in pass ing Borneo, and Dutch Girl crawled up ,as though she would take second place. Bob Simmons used tbe whip on her for the last quarter mile with such effect as to close along gap. Gold Dust Kelley withdrew at the end of this heat, as be came in so far behind that he saw it was useless to continue. Time, 2:45. At the end of the first heat Joe Sim mons protested to the judges that he could not beat a running horse. To this Coe, who came in fifth, called out that he (Coe) was unable to beat anybody. Tbe most exciting race was the free for all trotting and pacing with the following entries: Broncho, Highland Prince, Grey Prince, Henry Clay and William Wheeler. Broncho driven by Ed Cole of Fargo, owner of the hand some animal won the first beat in 2:42%. Henry Clay second and Wheeler, driven by Greer third. The Wheeler horse surprised his friends by showing speed promises that have been confidently claimed for him. The race was won by Broncho, all other horses in same position as in first heat. YESTERDAY.'S HEATS. In tbe 2:47 class, speoial trotting, yes terdsy, the horses in the second trial came in as follows: Abe Downing, Jr., Bay Billy, Almont, Jr., Juliet, Count Tolstoi and Vicksburg. In the first heat Abe Downing was last in, but he made up for it in this and the next heat. Nearly all the horses broke at different times. Time, 2:52. Tbe third and last heat was the best and prettiest of the raoe. Abe Downing, Jr., took the lead and retained it to the end, coming in in 2:49. He was followed in olotely by Count Tolstoi, without ever Greer flecking him with the whip. The horses came in behind the count as fol lows: Bay Billy, Juliet and Almont, Jr. The Valley City horse, Abe Downing, J. J. Barclay owner, took first money, W. H. Colby of Ypsilanti, getting second money on Almont, Jr., and C. F. Mudg ett's bay stallion, of Valley City, third money. Tbe second heat in the 2:40 olass was a dead heat, Ole Olson and Dutch Girl coming in neck and neck. Time 2:46. In the thiid beat J. Simmons,of Fargo, tried a little scheme to keep the lead, but was given plenty justice by the judges for bis pains. At tbe quarter pole be used his whip to keep Col. Edsall from passing him and so came in first, but the udges, with but little hesitanoy, gave the Colonel first place and Ole second. Time 2:43^. This heat was a puzzler, and was anybody's at the end of tbe first half. Ole Olson lead, followed by Grey Prince, CA. Edsall and Highland Prince, with Col. Edsall third and Highland Prince fourth, but on tbe homestretch the positions were entirely changed. In tbe last heat the Colonel took the pole place and held it to the end, coming in half a length ahead of Ole, upon whom the whip was plied unceasingly but to no purpose. The Colonel reoeived first prize, 990 Ole seoond, $37.50, and Dutoh Girl third, 922.50. The running half mile and repeat for a purse of $50, was Little Doc's a gray stal lion owned bv Soott Wyllie, of Valley City. Tbe little horse was on to his "yob," and eaoh time got a good start near pole, although he was given third plaoe. The two heats resulted exactly alike, Little Dock bard pressed by MoGinty, who took aetond money, anc^ Daisy D. third. Doc oame in last eaoh time. Daisy is a fractious animal, and a change of riders was ordered by tbe judges to prevent an acoident. Before tbe horses had started he managed to throw him self, but no barm resulted. Time, 0:54 and 0:53%. Tbe gentleman's roadster race wais won by H. B. Wood's mare Duchess in 1:57.% for tbe five-eighths mile, for which he re ceived a $14.00 walking suit. Lambert Smith's horse, Frank Smith, took seoond, a $7.00 blanket, and Osmsr Burleson of The Alert force, won a 95 gold-mounted whip by means of Belle Smith. The wianer oame in a 3:00 gait and all did well. Owners drove. A. O. Elder's roan oame in fourth and A. J. Smith's Pump* kinseed pied himself and brought up the rear of tbe procession. Tbe time for tbe half mile in this raoe was 132%. Track Dust. Maces were called at 2:00. No vaoant seats on the band stand to day. Grey Prince bit himself yesterday and out a gash on bis leg. L. 8. Cbampine, a well known Fargo citizen is taking in the races today. Lon Willis is here, of course—came in from the north last night to see tbe fun. Joe Simmons drove Highland Prince in the free for til instead of Holcomb, owner. Grey Prince, driven by Busby wss withdrawn from the free for all trotting and pacing raoe. No pools were sold at the races yester dsy or today, although a good deal of betting was oarrisd on on the side. By actual measurement it was found that the track was 2,642 feet is length— two feet over a half mile. The measure ment was taken about five feet from tbe pole. Lou Cadieux and Dick Giese did tbe police act on tbe grounds yesterday in keeping people from entering except at the narrow gate where the tickets are sold. Ye9terday there was a large contingent that took in the races from the outside of the fence. It was bard to tell whether the grand stand was outside or inside the grounds. Ponto, the railway dog, made a bad break yester Jay by getting on the track The judges promptly ruled him out and but for tbe timely use of a strap there would be no Ponto today. Joe Simmons was required by the judges to reduce the length of his whip from over 5 feet to 4 feet, 4 inches, the regulation length. The reduction was made by lopping off about 8 inches. Col. Edsall, the bay stallion driven by Greer, had a strained tendon in the fore leg, but did one quarter of a second bet ter than bis class. He is a fine horse and won many admiring praises yesterday. While a jockey was leading a trotter to the stable after a heat, the irrepressible and omnipresent small boy emerged from a clump of weeds near by and scared the horse. When the seanoe was over there was a sulky seat and two wheels intact. E. E. Cole, of Fargo, owner of the f» vorite racer Broncho, is on hand today, and was welcomed by his numerous friends here. Mr. Cole is greatly inter ested in turf affairs and enjoys a good race equal to anybody. In Red river valley racing matters he is one of tbe leading spirits. He says that Fargo ex pects to have some good races this season, and their track is going to be better than ever. Mr. Cole lost a large livery barn during the recent fire in Fargo, but is replaeing it with a fine hotel, on one of the beet locations in that city. From Saturday's Daily. Yesterday afternoon tbe seoond day of the races given under the auspices of tbe Jamestown Driving Club closed. The expectations of the officers of the club were exceeded, and although the attend ance was not quite as large as it might have been, and would have been under different circumstances, no one oitn com plain. Tbe attendance tbe second day was muoh larger than tbe first day, owiDg in great part to the reduced en trance fee and the more favorable condi tions for viewing the rsoee. The total gate receipts for tbe two days were $215, of which 9120 was taken the first day by Joe O'Leary and Paul Allen, the gate keepers. The club was put to considerable ex pense in placing the grounds in proper condition, in renewing a portion of the fence and in preparing the track. Tbe large number of horses and horsemen present amply repaid the officers for the time and money expended and greatly encouraged the indefatigable Workers at the head of the enterprise. Yesterday closed the races with a 3:00 trot or pace, a free for all, and a running race, with a total of thirteen entries. The 3.-00 was won by Dutch Girl in 2:44.x4, while Mambrino Tucker took second money and Borneo third. In the first half of the second beat of the 3:00 class the hones passed the judgee' stand with Romeo first and Dutoh Girl a close seoond. Juliet came next with Vioksburg following. Owing to the knee boot lossening by a strap breaking Mambrino Tuoker waa passed by tbe rest and came in out of eight. This was unfortunate as the horse would probably have held the lead as it started out well. The horses finished with Dutch Girl and Borneo side by side tbe former a few feet in the lead. Tbe third beat showed the winners who kept the same position from tbe start with the ex ception of Juliet and Vicksburg, who traded places ouce or twice. Dutch Girl held her own all the way through and Mambrino and Borneo came next. The result was as noted above. In tbe free for all trot the horses were 'j y^3' given the following plaoes: Henry Clay, pole, with Broncho, Highland Prince and Wm. Wheeler on the outside. The first half the horses were strung out equidistant in the following order, Broncho, Henry Clay, Wm. Wheeler and Highland Prince. On the first quarter of the second half tbe horses closed up and came in with tbe first three in a bunch. Highland Prinoe was not equal to the task bnt did some good work and showed good points. Time, 2:42%. FirBt half of the second heat free for all ended with Bronoho first, followed in the rear fifteen feet by Henry Clav, the jack rabbit. Highland Prinoe came in ahead of Wm Wheeler who broke at the second quarter and went to tbe rear. Tbe end of this heat resulted exactly the same as the previous one. Time 2:47. Bronoho took 990 of the 9150 purse, $37.50 went to Henry Clay and $22.50 to Wm. Wheeler as third. Tne running race was Little Doc's, although he had to run to earn it. Mc Ginty pushsd him plenty in the first heat, making a pretty race and the most exciting of the day. Side by side they whirled around until the first quarter woe reached, and then it stood neck and neck, with Daisy D, the third and last entry, going a go as you please in the rear. When the horses started they went around in as pretty a bunch as ever seen, but it was short lived. The little gray stallion was too swift and pulled out and bustled. The first heat was made in 55 seconds and the second in 53%. A difference of opinion existed as to the merits of Blackhurst's two-year-old colt, Commodore, Jr., and B. A. White head's colt, Tascott. W. H. Holcomb drove the latter. A 6ingle half mile was trotted to decide the case, and much merriment furnished the spectators by the action of both horses and the Com modore's driver. The colts had never been on the track before, but did well nevertheless. The time was 1:58, with Tascott in the lead. THE WINNERS. Thirty entries were made of which four Valley City, three Fargo and four Jamestown horses took prizes. Little Doc, owned by Scott Wvllie of Valley City, took first money McGinty, 3. Stewart, .LaMoure, owner, second money, and Daisey D, T. Downs, Eldridge, owner, third money, each in both of the one-haif mile running races. Walter Pinkbam's Dutch Girl of Fargo, took 3rd moDey in the 2:40 class and 1st in the 3:00 class. All the prizes in the gentlemaa's roadster race were carried off by Jamestown horses. C. A. Anderson of Valley City, owner of Borneo, took third money in the 3:00 class, and C. G. Holcomb's Mambrino Tucker, Grand Rapids, took second. Broncho, E. E. Cole of Fargo, owner, took first in the free for all, Bob Sim mons' Henry Clay, also a Fargo horse, second and A. J. Harris' Wm. Wheeler, oity, third money. LaMoure had another winner in Col. Edsall, owned by E. A. Bennett, that took first in the 2:40 class. Buf falo is the proud owner of Ole Olson, through W. J. Hawk. Ole's laurels were won in the same class by running away with second money. C. F. Mudgett's Bay Billy and J. J. Barolay's Abe Down ing, Jr., both Valley City horses, took the third and first prizes, respectively, in the 2:47 class, while W. H. Colby's Al mont, Jr., of Ypsilanti, carried off second. J. F. Greer, who drove Count Tolstoi, Col. Edsall, Wm. Wheeler and Mambrino Tucker in the races just closed, has a string of horses in training on the track for the fall races. There are William Wheeler, with a mark of 2:36 Mambrino Tuoker, 2:45 Highland Prince, 2:48% Juliet, Tascott a two year old, Beckey White and Count Tolstoi. Mr. Greer stated today that he bad room for about two more besides the seven now in hand. He is a careful driver and at the races re ceived compliments from all sides. The admission fee was very small yes terday and yet quite a number tried to beat their way in in different ways. The tramps haven on the south side of the mill was accurately located by a num ber roosting in tbe trees and taking in the races. A couple of stray horsemen on the bluffs south of the grounds suc ceeded in taking bird's eye views free of charge. One to get up higher stood up on tbe back of his horse. $100 Reward. $100. The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positive cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a con stitutional disease, requires a constitu tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting direotly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of tbe syetem, thereby destroying tbe founda tion of tbe disease, and giving tbe patient strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work. 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