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PACING SEASON HEARING THE END ASCOT MEETING BEGINS ITS . FINAL MONTH Unprecedented Attendance of Repre« '4 sentatlve Horsemen and High Class Performers Contribute to Success Attained Jay Davidson Sixty-three days of the winter rac ing season in the southwest have passed Into history and In many re spects the prophecy of the banner sea son since Ascot became an institution has been fulfilled. Never before has there been such ft large attendance of representative horsemen of America with their strings of high class performers and the race-going public has feasted upon the view presented of some of the greatest horses in training In the various stakes and purse races. Stable room has always been at a premium since ten days before the opening and the later arrivals were forced to seek accommodations outside the park. .Among the high class thoroughbred racers stabled at Ascot may be men tioned Eugenia Burch, New Mown Hay, Kir Wilfred, Incantation, Brother Frank, Lotus, Big Ben, Charley, Col. Ruppert, Flaxman, Hermitage, Morlta, Bribery, Handzarra, T.lasterson, Vino, Cutter and a score of others that can win In any company and anywhere. ■ '- These elements enter Into the sue , cesses of the Ascot season and, with . few exceptions, the consistent perfor mances of the horses have contributed In no small degree to these successes. , One element which has been the source of much annoyance and the subject of much criticism is the rough riding and fouling tactics Indulged in by certain jockeys, but the strenuous , life which Judge Hamilton haß forced the riders to lead and the severe pen- E altles which he has been forced to in voke have In a large measure done nway with this objectionable feature of the sport. | Rough-riding and fouling was a feat ure of the races In the early weeks of the season, but, thanks to Judge Ham ilton, such tactics are now infrequent ■ and the races have been truer to form and accidents have been fewer than previously. : Before these strenuous measures were invoked by the presiding Judge to prevent fouling and rough-riding, it ■ was' no uncommon occurrence for Jockeys to deliberately foul horses, bump them about the track and cut off their chances of winning, and two such occasions presented the horrify ing spectacle of the horses being thrown and their riders sprawled Into the path of the field behind, but with out serious results In either case. j Jockeys Walsh and Wiley were se verely dealt with because of a disposi tion to Indulge in this practice of .-.rough-riding and fouling and the lat ter boy Is now practically ruled off, being under Indefinite suspension. Miller Is Lucky iii Jockey Miller, who arrived at Ascot" I with. all the laurels of his profession or occupation which he earned by his great success on eastern tracks, is practically the only boy now riding at Ascot who has recently been guilty ot rough-riding and his phenomenal luck has remained with him in that he has thus far been able to escape severe penalties. On two occasions since Christmas Miller's mounts have bumped other horses in the drive through the stretch and in each instance the horses, Ori lene and Luckett, were thrown to their knees and their riders sprawled to the track and in the path of the field be . hind them. Jockey Notter, who rode Orllene on this day, was so fortunate as to es cape unhurt, although his escape is yet the marvel of the thousands who wit nessed his fall. Jockey Kent, who rode Luckett on the day this horse was thrown, was not so fortunate and for a time it was believed that he had been killed, but beyond a few inconsequental bruises sustained by kicks, from horses as they jumped over his prostrate body he was not seriously hurt. About this time Judge Hamilton tired of the practice and called the jockeys Into assembly in the Jockey room and informed them of the conse- Quences that would inevitably result from further indulgence of rough-rid ing and fouling tactics. So pointed and forceful were the re marks of Judge Hamilton that the ■fockeys ceased this practice for a time iind, with the exception of Miller, they have not been guilty of the offense since. Thrice within the past week has Jliller been guilty of rough-riding and fouling: tactlca, but his remarkable luck is yet with him and he has escaped punishment. In a six horse race last Monday, Miller on Prince Sllverwings bumped into Fisher Boy twice immediately af ter the barrier was sprung and Jammed Fisher Boy Into the rail, practically destroying whatever chances Fisher Boy ever had of winning, as he was forced to pull up- last and finished next to last. Blames Horse, Not Jockey '■' It was argued in defense of Miller that Prince Sllverwings was unman ageable and performed the fouling op eration of his own accord and Miller was unable to prevent it. Two days later, in ! the baby race. Miller on Blue. Bottle fouled Hand maiden in the final eighth .and only the presence of mind of Jockey Au fcuchon prevented nn accident. Hand maiden was favorite In this race at 2s and was deemed to have an excel lent chance at winning until the' fouling Occurred. - Miller succeeded In explaining away this ."incident" and ugaln escaped pun ishment' . . His latest "Incident" occurred Satur day In the third race when he had the mount on Workman. Embarrassment and Workman were racing heads apart when Workman bumped across the path of Embarrassment and forced the Ross candidate to pull up momentarily and probably caused him to lose the race. Embarrassment was thrown off his stride and Workman forged ahead. But the Ross horse was so much better than Workman that the disadvantage did not prevent him from beating Workman by half a length for place money. However, the "incident" served to stir up much dissatisfaction among those who supported Embarrassment to win and it is pointed out that despite this fouling, Embarrassment waa only beaten one and one-half lengths. Whether this, foul was Intentional ' or not does not I remove the blame for the deed and the right of every horse to the opportunity of running Its true race without Interference Is one of the I demands .of the publio which supports the game. in this connection, another "Incident' 1 that -may In dome manner account for the remarkable luck which surrounds Miller In escaping punishment Is ap propriate. In this column, from time to time. It has been shown that rough-riding and fouling tactics were the vorug among certain Jockeys and whenever they were seen to Indulge In these un fair, unsportsmanlike and ! dangerous tactics the "Incident" has been dis cussed. Twice during last week was It deemed appropriate to mention "Inci dents" of fouling by Miller, who seems at the present time to monopolize the entire limelight in this particular line. One of these "Incidents" was that In which Fisher Boy was put out of the running at the start and the other was the fouling of Handmaiden. The day following publication of the Handmaiden "Incident" the writer was accosted In the paddock by James Woodlawn Brooks, manager of Ascot, and called upon for an explanation. As a finale to the discussion, Brooks Informed the writer that If another such story was written and printed In The Herald the penalty to follow would be an Invitation to J. J. McCafferty, trainer-manager for the Wernberg stable, to pack his duds and take his horses from Ascot within twelve hours. Just what connection McCafferty has with the sport page of The Herald was not disclosed by Brooks nor waa It ex plained why McCafterty In Los Angeles and Wernberg In New York should be made to suffer for the acts of others with whom they have no connection. Looks "Funny" The connection between the threat of Brooks and the publication of criticisms of Jockey Miller In The Herald Is not so dim aa might at first appear. However, It Is strange that the man ager of a race course should resort to intimidation and threats as the ex tremity of protection of a Jockey against criticism when the acts of the jockey arc boldly open and fully recosr nlzed by the public which supports the game and when such criticisms are made In the Interest of clean sport and fair dealings with the public. When offenses occur of the nature of which Miller is guilty the offender should be subject to discipline, . and when the discipline Is not forthcoming and criticism of the offender for his acts la made the basis of attempted in timidation by one in an official capacity In relation to the sport It Rives a de cidedly different hue to things. The anger of Brooks, when taken in connection with the unceasing and strenuous efforts of Jud^e Hamilton to elevate the sport and place It on a plane where criticism would be without Jus tification and unfair, also furnishes food for thought, as do the rumored strained relations between the presid ing Judge and the manager of - the county course. Selling Matinees Yoday The card for today consists of two purse and four selling races, with rather ordinary fields entered to start. I.arge fields are the rule and the events are rather more evenly balanced than usual. flssiaas Ten platers will go for five and one half furlongs In the opening event and the probable finish is Mazapan, As traea, My Surprise. Fourteen seasoned racers will line up at the post In the second race, and they may finish In this order: Water Fox, Osslan, Plnta. Eight 3-year-old fillies are carded to go five furlongs in the third race. . and the 'finish should be: Bribery, ; .Silver Wedding, Lotta Gladstone. •■ -. ■- Another • large field Is In the' fourth race, nine starters being named. Prince Magnet . should win, with Tim Hurst second and Interlude third. .,. ; .-, . . Fourteen . will go six furlongs for a purse In the fifth race, and the result may be: Angarola-El Rio entry, first; Miss May Bowdlsh, second, and Faira tene, third. . ■: - Kumiss should win the final event, with Rubinon second. Seed Cake third. There will be no steeplechase race this week unless it Is substitute for some other race on the card as an over night event. Cushlng & Barbee have shipped their string of horses to Emeryville and Hans ' Wagner will not be seen by, Ascot patrons again this season. William Walker purchased George P. McNear at private sale Friday morning and the speed marvel raced In Walker's colors for the first time Saturday. The Ascot Derby will be the week-end attraction and will attract some of the best three-year-olds on the coast. This ■classic will have an estimated gross value of $3400. The race will be run over the Brooks course.- "Boots" Durnell showed up at Ascot Saturday after an absence of several days. He says that he has been to Frisco and has a portion of his stable at the northern track, but retains Sir Wilfred at Ascot as his derby candi date. H. B. Wittenberg shipped his stable to Hot Springs yesterday, including Cutter and Retropaw In the shipment. Wittenberg expects to have a prosper ous season in the middle west this summer with his small, but not or dinary, string of performers. Jockey Kent, who rode Tony Faust In the baby stake race Saturday, was set down ten days for using abusive language to other Jockeys In this race and "sasslng" the assistant starter. Jockey Singleton on Lady Allece In the tame race was fined $50 for breaking up attempts at starts. Gllpln is now the property of W. A. Porter, for whom Retropaw was named. If Porter's success as a turf man continues as it began he •will be the sensation of the season, as his only horse won for him on Its first start and beat Jerry Wernberg's $25,000 beauty, Charley. Barney Schreiber has a great colt in Horace E, winner of the Woodlands stakes. This one has won three out of live starts and has never been out of the money. His performance Satur day, when he stepped half a hile in the mud within a quarter of a second of the track record made on the dry. Is considered a remarkable one. 'J. J. McCafferty has purchased the contract for the services of • Jockey Royal William Armlstead Walker held by H. B. Wittenberg. The contract holds for four years from April and McCafferty believes he has secured a promising boy and will take him to New York In the spring. The price paid Is private, but Is said to have been a "dignified sum,',' , The Redlands handicap, gross value $700, and the Venice handicap, of the same value, will be features of the week. The Venice handicap is at seven furlongs. . It will be run off Wednes day and entries are due today, with weights and declarations due tomorrow. The Redlands handicap Is at one and one-sixteenth miles and will be run off Immediately after the Ascot Derby Is decided Saturday. Entries are due Thursday and weights and declarations are due Friday.- "Old Eagle Eye," otherwise known aa Juke Ueckley, who has officiated aa assistant starter since opening day, left yesterday for Hot Springs. Beck ley goes to the Arkansas resort to ac> cept a similar position and. be at his favorite camp for conditioning for the baaeball season. He will be captain of LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, , FEBRUARY n, 1908. the St. Louis Cardinals again this sea son and etpreSsed the opinion that hl« bunch would make n better showing In the pennant race than they did last season. "Puddln" MettAnlel won another handicap Saturday and added another reason for bestowal of the title of the "handicap rider." The little rider won the Rose- selling stakes with Rubric on New Year's day and has ridden the winner of four out of five of the mid week handicaps, in addition to win ning many of the free $SOO handicaps that were featured during the nine weeks of racing Just past. During the earlier weeks of the meeting "Puddln' did not ride in- his best form, but he has more than made up for it since the new year war* ushered in and is now going at a clip which will worry some of the other Jockeys who nsplre to lead the bunch at the end of .the meeting. He Is always trying to his utmost and It Is no fault of his if his mount Is not first to the wire. ONE SIDED VIEW SAYS OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE IMBROGLIO GOES MERRILY ON Presbyterian* Claim That a List of the Competing Athlete* Was Sent to Clare. Mont Anent the Occidental-Pomona trouble concerning the eligibility of an Occi dental track man comes a reply from Occidental In answer to the article which appeared in yesterday's Herald, when A. M. Smith, chairman of the Pomona athletic association, among other statements declared that Occi dental had not complied with her own rules regarding athletic relations. The Occidental version follows: "Mr. Smith of Pomona, in his pro test against the actions of Occidental In regard to the track situation, seems to have taken a rather one-sided view of the existing conditions and to have based his statements solely upon that view. , ■'.'.>-, "It is true that the eligibility rules adopted by the executive committees of the southern colleges were- practi cally the same as those adopted by Occidental, for the government of her own athletics. Where, however, does Mr. Smith get his authority for the statement that Occidental did not live up to her own rules last fall? "Before every football game a list of the players eligible for that game was sent to the school to be played, In order that they might enter a protest against any name on that list. "No such protest was at any time en tered against any player, each oppos ing school thereby giving its sanction to the playing of all men on the list. Notwithstanding all this, Mr. Smith now comes forward with a statement that Occidental did not live up to her own rules and furthermore adds that Allen Merrill was played on her team contrary to these rules. "However)' Mr. Smith brings forward no proof of his statements, but evi dently deems It sufficient proof to have simply made them. He appears to have forgotten that Pomona had every opportunity last fall to protest Merrill but took no steps whatsoever to do so. thereby showing that she considered him eligible to play. "Merrill did not play in violation of the rules and it is hardly fair to him to bring such a charge without some definite proof to back it up. "Occidental still claims that Chapln Is eligible to compete thia year, on the ground that he could compete In any of the eastern universities or In Stan ford or Berkeley. "It is only Pomona's interpretation of the rules that gives him. already five years of competition. Occidental contending that he has had but three of track, in which branch he Is now entered. "Here again Pomona had a chance to protest Chapin last fall, for his name was on the football list handed them to be approved. Knowing, however, that he would in all probability He only a substitute they did not take any action In the matter, being con tent to wait until track season opened when they knew that he would be sure to win two events from tham. "How Chapin could be eligible for football and not for track under exactly the same rules Is rather hard to see. "Mr. Smith's last statement ■was that Occidental is using St. Vincent's as a club in regard to a triple meet. The fact is however, that Occidental had no right to go ahead last week and make a triple agreement with Pomona and U. S. C. while she was still bound to U. S. C. and St. Vincent's by a three year contract. "She does not wish nor does she in tend to use St. Vincent's as a club, but she realizes that she did not treat St. Vincent's squarely in her action and Is now trying to make amends to that college.* "Occidental has always stood for clean athletics and the men that she has played this year, she feels have been.up to the standard of those played by any other school in the south. If however, it can be proved that any of her athletes are not playing In ac cordance with the adopted rules she will be more than willing to bar them from any further participation in her contests." AUTO RACES POBTPONED Bjr Associated Press. HAVANA, Feb. 11.— Owing to a hard rain that fell this morning and con tinued during the day the course over which the 100 and 200-mll e automobile races were to have been . run was .■spoiled for fast speeding and the events were postponed until tomorrow. Ex cursionists who journeyed to various points along the route to watch the contest were greatly disappointed at the postponement. SAN PEDRO TIDE TABLE February. High. Low. a.m. p.m. a.m. cm. 12 U:O8 11:55 4:63 624 13 11:69 6:44 .6:07 14 12:40 12:58 6:4S 8:55 16 1:34 2:28 8:06 7:84 16 2-43 4:39 0:55 9:18. 17 4:01 6:21 11:29 10:411 IS 6:17 7:21 12:35 19 6:20 8:06 midnight 1:24 20 7:11 8:44 12:68 2:05 21 7:56 «:IP, 1:45 2:43 22.;.... 8:36 8:46 2:25 3:14 23 0:16 10:14 3:02 3:43 24 0:51 10:38 . 3:37 4:uil £5; 10:25 11:00 4:13 i.ZI 26..,.. .10:66 11:26 4:49 4:5'J 27 11:28 11:63 6:20 b:Zi 28 13:00 •■•■■ V 59 6:42 E. M. Guthrle In San Francisco Special to The Heruld. SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. 11.— E. M. Quthrle Is up from Los Angeles for a few days and la a guest at the Call fornla. TOD SLOAN WAS AVERSE TO WORK DISLIKED TO TRAIN WITH OTHER JOCKEYS Sought to Mix. ln Social Circles Above Him and as a Result Incurred the Displeasure of Brit- . Ish Turfmen Now that Tod Sloan' has mafle his debut on the • stage and appears ; to have won the ;• laurels it Is probable that the turf has seen the last of him. This Is the turf's loss. In all that constitutes a successful Jockey, Sloan was the equal, if not the superior, of any boy that ever has ridden* on American tracks. Jimmy McLaugh lln was a marvel at the post and with 2-year-olds; • "Snapper" Oarrlson could outfinlsh the old boy himself; Ike Murphy was a perfect Judge of pace. , . ■■ . ■ Sloan had all these virtues combined, and others. He won with horses that other boys could not head a cow In the lane with. Even his enemies, nnd he had plenty of them; unhesitatingly admitted his superior; abilities In the saddle. " . • • His one fault, and it must be ad mitted that it W*as a serious one, In the eyes of practical horsemen, was that he objected to the- drudgery of stable work. He did not want to he on hand before the sun was up to gal lop horses. He did not want to sleep at the stable with; the other boys. What he did want was the bright lights of Broadway.- Not as the gen eral run 6f successful jockeys, pug ilists and others' of that. Ilk want them, but as trie clubman.' He wanted to live at the best hotels, occupying the best suites. • His evening clothes came as naturnl to him as to those born to them. He wanted to associate with those far above him In the eyes of the world and, I like a good many other Americans, he would not admit that many of them were his superiors. And It was this, more than any thing else that finally led to his be ing In a position that forced him to turn to some other means of livelihood than the turf. . ; ■ \ It took Sloan some time to convince eastern horsemen ' that' he was a jockey. When he did the money came rolling into him so fast that, literally, he did not know what to do with it. But he soon found out. His tastes de veloped with his money-making abil ity, until It is doubtful if there was a millionaire in the- country that spent more on his .personal : needs. Nothing Too Good for Him Wherever he went the. best was not too good for him. He even paid more for his hotel accommodations ' than men who . could buy and sell him a dozen limes over. On one occasion August Belmont's secretary was sent to Saratoga to engage hotel accommo dations for his employer. "I want them for Mr. Belmont," said the secretary, and the clerk, knowing Mr. Belmont as one of the financial powers 'of the country, naturally picked out the best there was in the house. . "How much will they be?" asked the secretary. "One .hundred dollars a day," was the reply. ■ •" ■'• . ' "Oh! Mr. Belmont would never pay that; it is entirely too much." The • clerk was dumfounded, and without thinking, blurted out: "Why, that Is very reasonable; we have a gentleman here, a Mr. Tod Sloan from New York, who pays $150 a day for his suite." These figures may not be exact, but the story is a true one and illus trates the trait in Sloan's character that caused his downfall. Having demonstrated that he was the superior of any jockey In this country, Sloan longed for new fields to conquer. His eyes rested on Eng land and soon he was in the "tight lit tle Isle." And what a joke he was to the 'Arrys and 'Arrlets and their bet ters. A "monkey on the stick" Is what the wise sporting writers called him, because he did not ride with long stir rups, sitting upright, as the English jockeys had been doing from time im memorial. />.: \ : Called "Monkey on the Stick" Well, the "monkey on the stick" soon had the Jolly Britons sitting up and taking notice. He had a knack of land ing his mounts first past the finish and coon had a following that was bank rupting the bookmakers. He -was rec ognized as the premier jockey in Eng land, as he had been in America. With the masses he was popular. With the classes his riding ability was in demand, but his company wasn't wanted. He was good enough to help the titled paupers land a few big bets, but he wasn't good enough to help thpm spend the money. This he did not care about, but he did object to being patronized by men who bor rowed his money. That they did borrow It those who were close enough to him while abroad knew well. It was only recently that one of them, with "two men" to look after his luggage, visited this country. His lordship was riding up Broadway In a cab, and passing Fortieth street spied Sloan standing on . the corner with a friend. Immediately he saw something on the opposite side of the street that seemed to be vastly Inter esting. • "No wonder he doesn't look at me," said Sloan, "he owes me $7000 that he borrowed in England." Beginning of the End Sloan's love of the best soon got him disliked in England. .Then came the incident that gave those who were un der obligations to him a foundation to work upon. While dining with a friend he resented a waiter's Insult with the first thing that came to hand,, which happened to be a champagne bottle. Such things happen in London and New York, too, for that matter, a dozen times a week, and are never heard of. But Sloan's "rowdyism" was rabled to all parts of the world. . And so things went, so his enemies worked, until ho was Informed one winter that It would be useless for him to apply. to the English Jockey club for a license, to ride the next season. No' charges of any kind were made against him, so far as any one had ever been able to discover. He simply practically was ruled off the turf be cause his personality was not pleasing. Then followed his disbarment from French race courses because he exer cised a horse that was being prepared for a race, and the race tracks of Ku rope were barred to him.. ■ ' ■ .' The 'racing authorities of thin couiir try followed> the lead of the English. "We have nothing against you," they told Sloan, "but we can't give you v license beoause you are not in good standing In England." Pure Food Laws Are Good mrnett's Vanilla la uure. ,Use no other. TENPINS ROLLED LAST WEEK Santa Monicas Will Play Brunswick* Balke.Collender Trio— Mill* ■nd Rohr Want Game Following are the high ten pin scores rolled on Morley's alley* of 200 or bet ter the past week: Borelll, 208-203-203-204; Payne, 229-214; Jennings, 201; Arnold, 216; F. H. Tearne, 217; De Moulin, 213-215; Struby, 211-203; Vance, 203-225-215-205; Thor kllddon, 210-205-209-201-208-20S-221-213 205-212-268-243-217-268-210-288-243-200-214- 239-242-214-204; Bain, 212; Qulnn, 214-219 £O3; t)ugnn, 213-228-204-216-213-221; Peck, 225-225; Helbnsh, 204; Hanson, 202; J, Casey, 206; Phillips, 211; Wilson, 219 214-218-203; Kohler, 288-201-205-203-257 213-214-210-218-210-224-212-216-222-201-208- 236-203-202-203-206; Roberts, 220-214-228 204-205; Scarlch, 209; Novacovlch, 205; Muaggenberg, 202; Oonery, 202-206; Btil son, 209; Fowler, 208-240; Mills, .207; Lacey, 207; Knowlton, 219; Crocker, 202; Denny, 203; Colburn, 207, Tuesday night on Morley's alleys the Santa Monlco trio will play the third series of five games each with the nrunswlck-Dalke-Collender company's trio. The 8.-8.-C. Co. hope to gain back all or the greater part of two hundred odd pins from the Santa Mon icas, 'but the latter will try to make It three straight series. K. L. Mills, and Rohr would like a match with Ferd Owen and Morley on the latter's alleys this week, AUTO USED FOR VABIED PUBPOSOS COSMOPOLITAN NATURE OF BELF MOVERS The Farmer Ha* ' Recourse to Auto. Agricultural Machines In the Form of Thresher*— Make ExoeU , ' lent Lawn Mower* Q Of what use Is the automobile? Rather, what use cannot be made or It, for its aid to man is incalculable? Besides the familiar adaptations in ve hicles for pleasure and commercial uses, the self-propelled machine Is be coming of Increasingly greater use in other lines. The warrior and man of army tac tics has Imagined the automobile as playing a most Important part In war fare, and there are many schemes to utilize It as a movable fort, which, properly protected, can advance or re treat at the will of the operator, while the men behind the guns deal death and destruction' to the enemy. , For Country Use The automobile has a distinct ad vantage over the horse, in that It can rot be killed, and with armor thick enough to deflect shot and shell, it cer tainly is destined to play a most im portant part in warfare. It is suscep tible to the slightest touch of the man at the lever and obeys his slightest wish far better than the best-trained horse. It does not have to be whipped, and, under the proper guidance, does anything and everything that is asked of it, going wherever a horse can go and never tiring. On the farm, too, the automobile is having greater and greater chances for use. The farmer has been having his country roads rolled and his threshing machine operated these many years by automobiles — only the machines have been called steam engines and steam rollers. . They are self-propelled ma chines, and hence automobiles never theless. Self.Propelled Lawn Mowers Now country clubs and the parks are having their lawns cut and rolled by eelf-propelled lawn mowers. It is only a question of time, the sanguine man ufacturers believe, before most .of the heavy and light work on the farm will be done by self-propelled vehicles, and the horse, man's aid on the farm from time Immemorial, will be relegated to Idleness. In the city, aside from the usual com mercial use 3, there are ambulances, swifter flying than the horses; hearses, somber, rubber tired, and moving with out the noisy clatter of horses' hoofs; omnibuses, fire engines, chemical en gines and patrol wagons. To all of these uses are automobiles put, and it Is believed they will be employed in increasing numbers as, time goes on. Certainly the field Is broad, and the Industry 'has but Just begun. The latest scheme for the automobile Is the adaptation of its power to sledges to carry explorers to the south pole. Even the lowly dog Is to be relegated to the rear by the all-am bilious automobile. . ::--', - ASCOT ENTRIES FIRST RACK— Selling; 6W furlongs 1017 Dan Collins " 107 1034 My Surprise 107 1034 Miss Affable JO2 Happy Lad 100 1)56 Astraea as 950 Leo mid v 107 <JS6 Vinccdo 104 1029 ghunnonsldo 102 95!) Mazapan 85 1027 Lady Travers 95 SECOND RACE— Selling; 1 mile. 848 Benroe 113 1033 Tattenham 110 ■ h7B J. W. Dahney liii 968 Bailey 107 1035 Avantellus 103 778 Water Fox 100 1018 Adalmo , 98 1040 Stone Arabia 110 9CO Young Marlbw 110 999 La Taranta ]07 1039 Col. B. Palmer 103 1012 Osslan ' 100 1027 Sfililia 98 1024 Plnta *ii THIRD RACE— Purae; fillies.; 8-year olds; D furlongs. .' 1018 Lady King .; 112 1027 Silver Wedding lt'2 1021 ' Starling 102 My Choice 102 1018 Bribery ...'. 10! 1031 Lotto. Gladstone 102 lit Turkey Foot 102 — — BourneS 102 FOURTH RACE— Selling; 6% fur lon g.B ■ . i ( 1017)1 liiHOliuca 107 1029 Prince Magnet 107 1021 * Sun Mark ' 102 1000 Peggy O'Neal 102 1029 Smithy Kane *9!i (1029)T1m Hurst 107 The Roustabout > 104 1015 Interlude »102 860 'Montnnus 100 FIFTH RACE — Purse; 6 furlangs, 1017 W. P. Palmer 104 1027 Alma Gardla ...'... 10,0 1044 Wrenne 100 1045 Sand Storm 100 1032 Mlis M. Bradlsh 07 1035 Kalratene *.... 9b 1035 Klevatlon 82 1017 Babe B 90 1013 Capltanazo** 104 1017 Xl Biirnardo** 99 m Luckett 99 1034 Conde 97 .925 Sir Brinkley*** 9b 1027 Neatness*** 90 SIXTH RACE— Selling; 1 mile. ' ■■■■- 1033 Hreaervator 112 -843 aolden Light ,.;. 110 Oo3s)Ked Tape 108 1040 Kati« Crews 105 1045 Col, Brontton >.. 103 1039* Kumiss Kb 1035 Rubinon *95 1040 Hill Curtis ...*llO 993 : Pottljohn 110 1033' Mi Reina *108 1040 Tangible MO3 1020 Mr. Huild .100 1039 . Seed Cake , »H •Apprentice allowance. •*83. J. Baldwin entry. < . ' ', • ••Angarola-XU Rio entry* '. , WILL HOLD HORSE SHOW MEETING OPEN AIR MEETING MAY BE ANNUAL EVENT Business Men Confer Tomorrow Re. girding the Feasibility of a Proposition to Exhibit Pine stock Invitations have been Issued to a number of Los Angeles business men requesting their presence at the horse show meeting that is to be held In the office of Byron Erkenbrecher, . 203 Braly building 1 , tomorrow afternoon at 4 p. m. The | proposal involving an open air horse show for Los Angeles was -published exclusively In the Her ald of Friday last. Whether Los Angeles Is to unite with New York. Chicago and other cities In making the horse show a prominent factor of the social and bus iness world of the city will largely de pend upon the' outcome of tomorrow's conference, at which 'time the feasi bility of the proposal -will be discussed from both a standpoint of amusement and municipal value. A. E. Ashbrooke of Kansas City, who has successfully launched many of the greatest equine shows of the country, arrived bflt recently in Los Angeles for the purpose of fostering the growth of an enterprise which he believes will meet with approval and success in Southern California. Mr. Ashbrooke's interest in the pos sibilities of a Los Angeles exhibition was awakened two years ago . at the instigation of Ferd K. Rule; treasurer of the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railway company. When seen last night Mr. Ashbrooke said that so far as he could prophesy the meeting of tomorrow would be pro ductive of a sentiment favoring the proposition. "There is absolutely no reason so far as I am able to judge," said Mr. Ashbrooke, "why Los Angeles would not prove an ideal place for such an exhibit. Climatic conditions could not be Improved upon and the proposed show would be held out of doors. Dur ing my brief sojourn so far I have been attracted by any number of pairs which would look well in any .horse show, and I see no reason for enter- Ing other than Southern California horses, beyond the eastern flesh which owners have shipped west for the win ter." When questioned as to the first steps that will be taken, should the move ment on foot find adoption at tomor row's meeting, Mr. Ashbrooke said that a temporary organization, preceding a permanent one, election of officers and incorporation would ensue. The ar rangement for entries and prizes will be the Initial work of the committees. Mr. Ashbrooke has already looked Into the . situation Involving a suitable site for the exhibit and, although re ticent as to naming the location, says that . he has found a most desirable place for holding a show in the event of the proposition becoming a reality. NEXT CARD WILL ' ••■'•■ BE HEAVYWEIGHTS BURNS AND HART TRAINING FOR BATTLE Tommy Ryan to Commence Boxing With the Kentucklan Today and Indications Are for. Fast Contest When the Men Meet ■ The next attraction In the contin uance fistic matinees of Tom McCarey will be the heavyweight battle be tween Marvin Hart, the Kentucky thoroughbred, and Tommy Burns of Detroit. Hart established training quarters at Santa Monica three weeks ago and has since settled down to the prepar atory work. When he arrived in Los Angeles 'he appeared in good condi tion and has played havoc with fifteen pound* of blue grass flesh.- Dave Barry, the sturdy boxer, who gave Al Kaufmann such a gruelling struggle a few weeks ago, has been working with Hart, and today Tommy Ryan will commence sparring with the big fellow and from now until the day of the bout will box from four to ten rounds with the big fellow. Ryan'B knowledge of the finer points of the game is inferior to none and will be of great assistance to the heavyweight, whose hitting powers are sadly in need of the added foot work and coolness which goes with the top-notch boxer. ' Burns, who is training at the Lewis gymnasium, will appear much heavier than ever before, and with the added weight should stand a - great chance with Hart, whom he over-tops in the way of cleverness. He has been training 1 for weeks, and with the as sistance of Jack "Twin" Sullivan and several minor lights is ! rapidly round ing to the best trim of which he is capable. i If Burns falls to get the decision in the coining contest with Hart there is small chance of his ever reaching the top of the heavyweight division. Al Kaufmann, who has been ■ prom ised a go with the winner, is a dally spectator at Burn's quarters and Is taking a deep interest in the outcome of the pending battle. Homeless children received and placed 1 in homes for adoption. Apply Rev. O. V. Rice, Superintendent- Children's Home society, 334 Bradbury building, Los Angeles. Do you love music? If so get a Talk-o-Pnone free of The Herald. /Wts^g HAND k^O"PsMf\ u A | jttle whiskey now fißr^%JM====r=m4- and then ls relished by IFHiT the best of men"-and /&!.■. 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Melcrer & Go. 14H47 S.MaX NEW AUTO GEAR IS MOST SIMPLE TRANSMISSION DEVICE FINDS FAVOR Every Effort Being Made to Reduce Intricateness of Machine Manu. facture — Belden Apparatus - May Be Used In Future Constant striving for simplicity In automobile construction in response to the public demand for a less compli cated machine has resulted In the pro duction of a transmission gear by the Belden Automobile Transmission com pany of Plttsburg, which, on account of the long stride it makes toward the extreme of simplicity, Is one of the features of the Chicago auto show for those who understand the importance of transmission In the automobile. The Belden system uses only two gears, and they are not even "In mesh" when run ning at high speed. It is said that from 35 to 40 per cent of the power is lost in transmission when sliding gears are used, as from four to eight gears are always In mesh. The loss when the planetary sys tem is used is much greater ; except on the high speed, and the loss In, fric tion drive transmissions Is so great that they are used only on low power runabouts. The claim of the' makers of the Belden gear is that it reduces the loss to 8 per cent. The device at tracted unusual attention at the recent New York auto show. The Importance of perfect transmis sion has been recognized by automo bile makers since the Industry was in Its Infancy, and for this reason .. the new gear has been greeted as one of the inventions which will constitute n big advance In the work of simplifying the automobile. v :, . > • The Belden has a positive gear drive which delivers 92 per cent of the pow er of the motor to the rear wheels, this result being obtained by a rolling contact between the two gears which form the principal part of the transmis sion. One consists of a two-pitch gear and the other two coVicentrlc rows of pins which provide for three forward speeds and one reverse. The drive is always direct and positive, and there Is no slippage at the time of explosion. The Belden gear is noiseless and with out friction, thereby Insuring a per fectly smooth running car, while the positive direct drive transmission, light weight, simplicity of construction and operation, efficiency on all speeds and strength to stand the rough usage of inexperienced operators, solves one of the perplexing problems of auto con struction. The device is the product of the ef forts of E. H. Belden with Julian Ken nedy, a well-known mechanical en gineer. ■ , -.. . At the New York automobile show it attracted extraordinary attention, partly because It was the only- exhibit of the kind in the show and partly be cause it relates to a feature of auto construction of vital interest to every owner and maker. For the same rea sons the Belden exhibit in the Coliseum has drawn a large crowd since • th« opening of the show. Other gears in use are applications of mechanical principlea well established even before automobile construction began. ' It In said that enough of the largest motor car manufacturers have contracted for the Belden gear to establish it as the gear of the future and to mark it as the longest step toward the solution of the transmission problem in automo bile history. The Pittsburg plant of the company is developing with a rap idity proportionate to the eager recep tion the product has met in. the auto world. ■ .- ; The Herald will sell you $35 worth of records and GIVE you a six mfutha' subscription to The Herald and a tii Talk-o-Phone absolutely free.