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RACES AT THE f AIR
FAST DESPITE HUD
Big Crowd Sees the Mile Made
In 2:14 '. in the Harness
Before an audience variously esti
mated at from 15,000 to 20.000 people,
a splendid racing programme was pre
sented at the state fair Friday after
noon. The track was in fair condition,
after the two days' rain, and while
there were low spots at the turns, it
was said not to be more than two-or
three seconds slower than normal. A
strong west wind blew down the back
stretch and this, more than the condi
tion of the course itself, made record
breaking time possible in the 2:21 trot.
The wind was cold and dishearten
ing, but late in the afternoon the sun
veered round and poured its warm rays
into the grand stand and there was a
revival of spirits. The big crowd
Avarmed and became enthusiastic over
In addition to the four carded events,
there were three running races on the
half mile track, and several exciting
finishes brought the crowd to its feet
as the ponies swept down the st-etch
under the wire. In the novelty race,
one* of the last events, a jockey was
thrown from his mount, but esciped
without permanent injuries.
The 2:21 class, trotting rac», f.;r
Wrhleh a purse of $5 000 had been hung
up, drew a choice lot of starc-rs. Out
of Mxreen entries, all but five camo up
at the call of the bell. Lora Marr, Tom
Afiller, Lady Almoneer, Stephen L and
Garima Lena were drawn. The race,
hay,": three in five, was decided in throe
ht-ats, Izeta winning in straight heats.
Gov. McCauley won second money,
under the wire. In the novelty race,
one of the best events, a jockey was
thrown from his mount, but escaped
•without permanent injuries.
The 2:21 class, trotting race, for
which a purse of $5,000 had been hung
up, drew a choice lot of starters. Out
of sixteen entries, all but five came up
at the call of the bell. Lora Mar, Tom
Miller, Lady Almoneer, Stephen L and
Ganima Lena were drawn. The race,
best three in five, was decided in three
heats, Izeta winning in straight heats.
Gov. McCauley won second money,
with Ettie L third and Bell C fourth.
Izeta was never in danger, and the
fight was between McCauley and Ettie
L for the position in every heat.
Goes Mile in 2:14/2
The first heat was easy monej r for
Izeta, but the best time of the race
was made in this heat. The brown
mare trotted under the wire in 2:14%.
with Gov. McCauley two lengths be
hind. Getaway in third place, and P E
O in fourth position. Claymont and
Confianza were distanced in the heat,
but were permitted to finish the race.
The second heat, while two seconds
slower than the first, was productive
of the prettiest finish seen at thp track
during the fair. Izeta was able to hold
the pole, but McCauley pushed her
hard and it was a fight all the way
down the stretch Ettie L, who fin
ished in the seventh place in the first
heat, came in and took third in a fight
ing drive down the track to the wire.
Calcine, sixth in the first heat, moved
up to fourth place, and the others of
the string were strung down the track.
The time was 2:16%.
Repeated scoring in the third heat
resulted in Starter Stone warning two
of the drivers of a fine of $25 in store
for them if they persisted in taking
the position from Izeta, and on the next
trial the horses were off. Izeta and
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The management wishes to announce that the Fair will be maintained complete in every department until the closing hour
this evening=The races today will be among the best of the week=All the great specialty performers will appear in the
afternoon and evening=The evening entertainment will also include all these great specialties and a final magnificent
production of the Destruction of St. Pierre, closing with the best^fireworks of the week.
C. N. COSGROVR, President E. W. RANDALL, Secretary.
Don't Miss It! Don't Miss It!!
MOST ALWAYS THE LAST DAY IS THE BEST DAY
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Gov. McCauley began the fight from
the start and trotted neck and neck to
the half, when Bell C forged up to the
leaders and beat out Gov, McCauley.
She failed to head the leader, and the
four horses trotted true past the
three-quarter post. Ettie L, went off
her feet on the stretch, but recovered,
and trotted under the wire second.
There was a long delay while pro
tests were heard "hy the judges against
allowing Ettie L to have the position,
but the judges finally gave the mare
seuond place, with Bell C third and The
President fourth. Gov. McCauley, who
forced the pace, failed to finish better
than eighth. The judges hung up the
There was good sport in the 2:40
class pacing race, thwgh Riley Mc-
Keen reeled off the firsTheat in 2:19%,
heats. The time for pacers on a
muddy track is considered fast. Mc-
Kenn reeled off the first heat in 2:19%,
and subsequent heats were paced in
2:20% and 2:21%- Allen F was second
in the first heat, but proved unequal to
the pace in the succeeding heats, and
Marguerite was in second place in the
two following heats.
The money, a purse of $1,000, went to
Riley McKeen, first; Marguerite,second;
Allen F, third, and Anglebar, fourth.
Maydello and Geography were both dis
tanced in the initial heat.
In the novelty running race, a mile
and a half, purse $250, the fight was
between Little Devil and Assessor, but
the Minnesota horse proved to have
better staying qualities and won the
big end of the money. Little Devil was
first at the half, for $50; Assessor was
ahead at the mile, and won $50, and
Assessor was first at the finish for
$90. Assessor raced in at the stretch
five lengths in the lead of the bunch.
Calenhatchie was second at the finish
of the distance, and won $45 for the
performance. Little Devil was third.
Her price at the finish was $15. The
time was announced as 2:45%. Ar
genta and Midway Girl started, but
did not finish.
Jockey Is Injured
In the last half mile, when Argenta
was at the first turn. Jockey Buck Mc-
Cann drew in to the rail and in the
mud his mount slipped and fell, throw
ing her rider. The boy fell clear of
the horse, but before he could regain
his feet the next horse behind him
struck him with her feet in the small
of the back.
Argenta was second when the acci
dent occurred, and ran riderless around
the track. Young McCann was taken
to the emergency hospital on the fair
grounds, where an examination of his
injuries disclosed a possibly broken rib.
He is not, however, seriously injured.
He is a Canadian, nineteen years old,
and follows the races for a living.
In the five-eighths dash, for a purse
of $200, there were four starters, Ver
sifier winning the last two heats and
the race. Jingler won the first heat and
was second in the other two. The best
time for the distance was 1:05.
Two stock yards races were run, a
derby and a free-for-all, at half mile
distance. The summaries:
2:21 class, trotting, purse $5,000; three
in five heats —
Ettie L. eh m (Dean) 7 3 2
The President, b g (Wilson) dis 6 4
Coogne D, br m (Connelly) 8 10 10
Claymont, bl g (Chandler) dis 8 9
Getaway, eh g (Stetson) 3 7 6
Conlianza, b m (Le Guire)... dis
Izeta, b m (Smith) 1 1 1
Governor McCauley. b g (Foote) 2 2 8
PEO, b m (Wood) 4 9 6
Bell C, br m (Gigbie) 5 5 3
Calcine, b m (McMahon) 6 4 7
Time. 2:14%, 2:16%, 2:17.
2:40- class, pacing, purse $1,000; three in
five heats —
Marguerite, s m (Loomis) 4 2
Allen F, b g (Bundy) 2 4 3
Anglebar, b h (Chandler) 3 3 4
Maydello, b m (Weeks) dis
Riley McKeen. b g (McCarthy).. 11l
Georgraphy, b g (Durbin) dis
Time, 2:19%. 2:20%. 2:21%.
Novelty race. 1% miles, purse $250—As
sessor won, Calenhatchie second, Little
Devil third. Time, 2:45%.
Five-eighths mile dash, purse $200 —
Versifier 3 1 1
Alzora 2 4
Marta 4 3
Jingler 1 2 2
Time, 1:06, 1:05. 1:09.
Sttfekyards Derby, half-mile dash—Hot
Stuff won, Congress second, White Stock
ings third, Gray Eagle fourth.
Free-for-all, South St. Paul event —Polar
Jim won. Crow Wing second. Maverick
third. Black Knight, Squaw and Texas
POSITIVELY CLOSES TONIGHT AT 10:30 O'CLOCK
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NEW FAIR RECORD IS SET AT 60,000
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cheered during the afternoon by near
ly 20.000 occupants of 4he grand stand.
All the usual vaudeville numbers wers
repeated, and the "Great Babcock"
risked his neck as freely as if he were
not taking chances of a muddy death.
An opportunity was given to see the
live stock on parade. All the best
horses and cattle in competition took
part in this splendid testimonial to
the stock-raising possibilities and the
stock-raising achievements of Minne
sota. And the many elaborate displays
by the packers and cattle dealers of
South St. Paul opened the eyes of
strangers as to the growth and im
portance of a mammoth St. Paul in
Today, in the matter of entertain
ment at the fair, will be not one day
only, but several days. Postpone
ments of "events" scheduled earlier in
the week will make Saturday the big
gest day of all.
The races of two and one-half days
will be run this morning and this after
noon. Each day, on the regular pro
gramme, there are but two principal
races; today there will be five. These
will be the 2:30 pace, the 2:24 pace,
the 2:18 pace, the 2:25 trot and the 2:12 t
trot. So numerous will be the track
events that the first gong will sound
at 10:30 o'clock this morning instea.d
of 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The ■
"Great Babcock" will loop-the-loop j
three times —at 11 o'clock a. m., 4 p.
m. and 9 p. m.
Track Will Be Fast
Very little sunshine will make the
track extra fast. It is> well drained,
and it has not been damaged by the
This evening also will be, in effect,
more than one evening.; All the fire
works that should, have illumined
Thursday night, and didn't, will unite
their shock and radiance to the
regular fireworks for Saturday night.
And inasmuch as a notable display had
already been arranged,.the programme
pyrotechnical tonight will be the long
est, the loudest and the most pictur
esque that has ever dazed or deafened
Twin City eyes or ears.
"We didn't intend to break records
for fireworks Saturday night," an offi
cer of the fair said yesterday, "but
we'll simply have to. Bombs, rockets
and fancy explosions don't keep well
through the winter."
Today being Fraternity day, a distin
guishing number on the grand stand
programme will be a competitive prize
drill by companies representing the
leading fraternal organizations of Min
nesota. Liberal prizes will be awarded.
The crack teams of the state will ap
pear in military and symbolic drills.
BIG NIGHT RECORD
CROWNS EVENTFUL DAY
The biggest crowd that ever gath
ered to see anything in the Twin Cities
was at the fair last night. It started
early in the day and kept coming until
nightfall and then some.
Clouds and sunshine at Intervals all
day gave the outing of a majority of
the people the charming uncertainty of
a gamble as to whether it would rain
or be dry enough overhead to allow
seeing the whole show. The rain held
off and while new fall millinery was
scarce, the constant wearers of it were
numerous. Women were taking no
chances of ruining their hats and left
them at home. Consequently the ap
pearance of the crowd indicated that
the women had delved into forgotten
ragbags to find sudllr a collection of
Grand Stands Loaded
At 7 o'clock the big grand stand was
apparently loaded to its capacity with
the day crowd and early night arrivals,
but at 8 it was jammed, so that late
comers had great difficulty in finding a
place within the inelosure from which
to see the show.
There was a double dose of aerial
fireworks and a full line of destruction
of St. Pierre and numerous vaudeville
turns, although .several of the latter
were dispensed with on account of the
shower early in the evening.
Everybody smiled and joked and the
good nature of the crowd made up in a
measure for the disappointment of the
last two days on account of the
The crowd was so great in the stands
that people overflowed all over the
grounds, and the'pike and various ex
hibits had all the patronage that could
be handled. For the first time this
week the stands of all sorts did a rush
ing business all the time.
There was a dense gathering within
the pike inelosure. Every show in the
establishment was driven with busi
ness from 7 o'clock until closing time.
Even the tent in which the German
comedian sang "Schneider, Does Your
Mother Know You're Out, Tra-la-lee
o," played to big business and much
The elephant and camel had a busy
evening also, and long after St. Pierre
fell the patient African beasts wan
dered sedately about with loads of gig
gling women and jocose men on their
Many Visit Stock Show
The cattle sheds and barns came in
for a good deal of inspection during
the evening. Groups of solid-looking
ranchmen examined the big prize win
ners and several sales of herd leaders
were made during these inspections.
One Shorthorn two-year-old bull was
reported sold to Francis J. Leach, of
Mandan, N. D., for $1,500.
When the fireworks were over the
grand stand crowd augmented, to a
large extent, the assemblage in the
various buildings and on the pike. The
crowd was In a joking mood and some
of the actors were unmercifully ques
In view of the fact that the weather
was far from pleasant, the extraordi
nary turnout came as a surprise to the
"Just suppose it had been a good
day," said one of the officials, "the
grounds would have been about half
large enough to hold the jam."
Fair Hospital Force Busy
Upwards of thirty cases were treated
yesterday in the emergency hospital at
the fair grpynds.iMost ef them were un
important, the most serious being that
of a young woman who had sprained her
ankle. The hospital was in charge of Dr.
Prisoners Held- Illegally
NEWCASTLE, Ind., Sept. 2.—Judge
Morris, who today heard the argument
in the habeas corpus proceedings in
stituted by Lewis and Frank Wales
and George and William Loekridge,
who were arrested on suspicion of hav
ing guilty knowledge of the death of
Mrs. William Starbuck and baby, who
were found in an abandoned well at
their home near Greensboro, held that
the prisoners were, detained without
due process of law. The prisoners will
be released at once. Haley Gipe, ifch^p
was arrested within a few days after
the murder is supposed to have been
committed, is still in jail.
Finest Races m the West
Five Events Will Be Polled Off #Today— All races that were postponed on account of wet
weather will be run —Remember, two days and a hali of racing today— Races Start at 10:30 a. m.
NATIONAL STOCK SHOW
IS LARGER. THAN EVER
STOCK PARADE ' ■
Magnificent Display of Blooded
Horses and Cattle Passes
Before Grand Stand
"None of our stock parades in other
years equaled the one we had today."
Dr. J. C. Curryer, superintendent of
the horse department, said so yester
day. He was willing to explain the
grounds of his belief.
In cattle, he said, comparisons with
other years were all in favor of 1904.
The number of entries had been great
er this year and the quality of the ex
hibits higher. In fact, the finest herds
in the principal beef breeds had come
to Hamline,. herds that are not sur
passed at the national cattle shows in
Chicago or Kansas City. Besides, Ham
line had collected some of the best
specimens of dairy cattle to be secured
in the W«st, and dairy cattle do not
go to the Illinois or Missouri shows.
The horse entries were his special
ties, he said. There had been 374 of
them. Compared to 1903 this was a
slight reduction. It had been brought
about by the absence of many prize
horses at St. Louis.
Horses of High Degree
"But the quality of the horses shown
at Hamline is higher this year," he
continued, "than it has been before.
I was proud to ride today at the head
of our horse parade."
The parade started from the stables
at 1:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. It
went directly to the mile track and
south along the track before the grand
stand, to the vicinity of the machinery
building. The procession turned at
that building and went back along the
track so that the grand stand occu
pants might see the prize animals from
The First Regiment band marched
before the horse exhibits until the re
turn parade, when this band led the
cattle division. The Highlanders band
preceded the third division or South
St. Paul display.
Dr. Curryer rode as chief marshal of
the horse division and Col. W. M. Lig
gett, superintendent of the cattle de
partment, as chief marshal of the cattle
Standard bred trotting and pacing
horses were first in line; then saddle
horses, single and double carriage
horses, hackneys, French coach
horses, Percherons, Clydesdales, Shires.
Belgians, Shetland ponies, heavy draft
teams and mules.
Mr. Choice Goods Led
First of the cattle came the noted
bull Choice Goods, weight 2,500
pounds, the champion of the Shorthorn
prize winners that followed him. The
successive breeds were the Herefords,
Aberdeen Angus, Galloways, Red Polls,
Brown. Swiss, Guernseys, Jerseys and
Upwards of a hundred swaggering
cowboys, mounted on the so-called
"broncho." and wearing the slouch hats,
blue coats, tan trousers —with whips in
stead of bowie knives protruding from
their boots —introduced the South St.
Paul division. •
Numerous floats came next to display
the products of the South St. Paul
packing houses. These floats were
borne upon two-horse wagons and were
draped chiefly in white bunting. AH
the varied products of a progressing
packing house were shown. There were
lard, hams, sausage, pickled meats, ev
erything, indeed, that could be set forth
by the biggest concerns at the foot of
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should be invested, read "The Globe's
MEN ARRESTED AT FAIR
FORFEIT THEIR BAIL
Justice Gould Holds Court, but Prisoners
In the court of Justice Gould yesterday
at the fair grounds the hail of A. Baer
was declared forfeited. He had been ar
rested on the charge of disorderly con
duct. It was said that he had pinched the
arm of a young woman in the crowd.
John Anderson forfeited $5. He had
been arrested wWen drunk
Five dollars bail was declared forfeited
in each of two cases, wherein W. M.
Buckley and George Johnson were
charged with bringing liquor upon the
grounds. Ten dollars was the forfeit in
the case of William Rydmarek, charged
with the same offense.
No prisoners appeared before the jus
FAIR POLICE GATHER
IN BOYS AND MEN
Two Prisoners Are Charged With Flim-
flamming Country Folks
Desk Sergeant Arthur Caines at the
state fair police station committed to
cells yesterday a crowd of boys that had
climbed under the fence or "jumped over,"
as the record read. These delinquents
were released at midnight.
H. Abrahms and Sol Rapael were ar
rested for alleged fraud in selling piles
of handkerchiefs. It was charged that
the accused displayed expensive articles
and changed them for cheaper products
by a sleight-of-hand movement before
transferring them to purchasers. Each
man gave $25 bail.
William Frank. Lars Nelson. D. Coch
rane and Richard Campbell each deposit
ed $5 bail. They were charged with
bringing liquor on the grounds.
FIRE AT THE FAIR
DOES LITTLE DAMAGE
Gasoline Explodes In Building Occupied
as a Cafe by Hamline M. E. Church
The fire department companies from
Hamline and St. Anthony Park, as well
as the Twin City companies on the fair
grounds were called out yesterday after
noon by a blaze beneath a restaurant on
An explosion caused by neglect to close
the stop cocks of a gas stove in the
building occupied by the Hamline M. E.
church cafe was the cause of the fire.
Little damage resulted.
• PUZZLE THE PIKERS
Delegation From Leech Lake Is Too Much
for the Actors
The delegation from Leech Lake Hook
in the pike last night. The delegation con
sisted of fourteen men and nine girls, and
it "did the pike right." The plan fol
lowed by the delegation was to go into a
show and get together in a group across
the tent behind the seats, where there
The boys and girls were sad "cut-ups"
and they apparently had determined in
advance just how they should act. No
matter how side-splitting the jokes might
be, the expression of chastened sadness
shown on the faces of the Leech Lakers
was at least as funny when the rest of the
crowd learned of the job.
At the conclusion of a monologue dur
ing which not a smile could be noticed
and not a word was said, the delegation
would solemnly turn to one another and
congratulate each other on being present
to hear the remarkable exposition of wit
Occasionally a showman would get a
trifle "fussy" at the solemnity and would
show the poor taste to reprove the dele-
gation. This had but one result and that
was to induce the northerners to adopt
exactly the opposite demeanor. If a pro
test was filed against solemnity, they
would applaud at critical points in songs
with a unanimity that was disconcert ing.
The delegation wound up at the last tent
on the right hand side going in. where a
German comedian, a chorus of four wom
en and a little girl held forth.
The comedian is a yodler of the most
r-onounced type and his chorus did not
appeal to the Leech Lakers.. After hear
ing "Schneider Does Your Mother Know
You're Out?" and other selections. th»
crowd grew restive and railed for the
comedian to sing a solo.
The comedian stepped forward with a
pleased smile of appreciation and sang a.
At the critical climax of the yodel on*
of the lakers remarked in a distinctly
audible tone of voice:
"Why do you do it if it hurls you so?"
That was about all for the delegation—
also the comedian.
CHARMER IN TIGHTS
CAUGHT "RUBE'S" EYE
Man From Luverne Quizzed the Woman of
Snakes Despite Sweetheart
The snake charmer, a young person
with a wealth of pink tights and fang
less rattlers, was the center of an ad
miring group all evening. It was cold
outdoors last night for tights and alsn
for snakes, and during the hitn mi—lnns
she sought the protection of a rich red
bathrobe and the interior of the tent.
A young man from Luverne and his
sweetheart were attracted by the siren
voiced "spieler" outside the tent, and
finally the Luverne citizen dug into his
pocket and produced two dimes.
These he handed over and with his
girl was admitted to the tent. The first
object his gaze lighted on was the snake
charmer, and he seemed hypnotized.
In spite of the repeated nudgings of
the young woman with him he approached
nearer and nearer the lady who handles
the rattlers, and finally took his stand
directly in front of her.
"Ain't it awful cold standing round in
them things?" he inquired of the person
in the tight.s.
"Je ne eomprendez pas," replied the
The Luverner looked puzzled, but fin
ally ventured. "Them snakes look like
hey'd bite for about 5 cents."
The woman kept her face straight and
replied again in some kind of foreign
At this juncture the girl got a strangle
hold on her young man and led him out
of range of temptation.
"That's the nineteenth rube tonight,"'
remarked the snake charmer, '"who want
ed in© to open the history of my life.
Say, but it's cold here. Solarl. my big
gest rattler/ is so stiff I am rather afraid
to wind him around my neck for fear ha
will not let go when I pinch him after
Coekran Declares the Republican Form of
Government in Danger
BANGOR, Me., Sept. 2.— Congressman
W. Bourke Coekran. Addressing a large
audience af the Auditorium tonight, de.
clared that the administration at Wash
ington had proved itself incompetent to
maintain constitutional government in all
the states and that the situation in Colo
rado was proof that tne republican form
of government in this country was In
The trusts, he said, were practically
licensed by the Republican party to exact
tribute from the public and the admin
istration's policy in the Philippines was
an extension of the field for plunder.
Ninety-eight in the Shade
"Never again will I say it." remarked
the obese party, as he mopped the per
spiration from his brow.
"Say what?" queried his friend.
"That men who go in search of the
north pole are fools," answered the heavy