Clipped From The Winnipeg Tribune
an I a DOG RACES ON OLYMPIC MENU Two Days' Demonstration Race to Be Featured For First Time QUKBEC, Que , Deo. 11 Dog low. rr the world over were Interested In the announcement that demon st rat ton aled - dog rac was to b Included in ths Olymplo whiter be - game fur th flret time next year to a put the the tied - McCormlck, - - - 4 coring. with a AO - mlle, two days' rac at Lake Placid, Feb. and T, ft will be th greatest ld - dog ran vr held. A winter sport, led - dog ree Ing htit advanced rapidly In popular eeteem. A few short years ago the led - dog" and th "far north" were axeoclater together as thing to rend ar.d hear about, but only to be en by a few hardy soul driven to Arctlo region by th spirit of adventure or th lurs of gold. In th East, a In th West, la th United 8tate and Canada, minor rare were held at odd Interval with whatever sied - dogs or next best substitute wr avail - alii. A few pioneer started to breet huskies and o organise nmateur race on a larva seals. They soon developed Into annual atf lire and soma aemhlanc of th existing Sled - Dog aaaociationt took ahnpe. Kvery year produce Its champions, hut this Vear will produce an Olymplo champion sled - clog racing hit attained it maturity, ha become a classic sport, and a demonstration dog derby will be run at Lake Placid aa part of th Olymplo winter gam program. Hera will .itsaambls th graataet gathering of sled - doga ver seen. Huskies snd malamutae, Siberian Eskimo and Ureal, Dane, thoroughbred. croas - brl snd mongrels, with a host of .attendants, trainer, owners, breeders sad drivers, among which tha Initials will distinguish, such Intsrnatlon - nlly known figures aa Mrs. Kaars Na risen, Enill BL Ooddard, Leon - hard Seppala Earl Brvdgea, Lombard, Olrard and other whns names have been blazoned loron th headlines.