The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) May 31 1944 page 17
4-o. appeared be the belated — 70. in 75 a to the 7000 Boating Fans Attend Provo's Annual Regatta PROVO—Despite poor weather conditions and travel restrictions, restrictions, more than 7000 persons attended the Provo Boat club's annual Memorial day regetta held in the Provo boat harbor at Utah lake. Foot races for children and a bathing beauty contest vied with the speeding boats for top attraction, attraction, and despite the fact that rain fell at times during the events everyone seemed well pleased with the day's program. Miss Shirley Blanchard, Midvale, Midvale, carried off the top honors in the bnthing bounty conU'.sl. Tor the coml Htralght year when .she won the lumnimouH verdict of the judges. Miss Phyliss Brumal], Springvillc, placed second, with Miss Norma Stevens, Salt Lake City, and Afton Fillmore, Provo, tying for third place. A $25 war bond was presented to Miss Blanchard, with $10 in the two third-place winners. each stamps going to Miss Bramall and receiving $2.50 in stamps. City ommissioners B. D. Palfreyman, Joseph H. M. Swapp, and John Krier of Provo, and Captain Walter Stewart, Salt Lake City, acted as iudges. The contest was directed ' Miss Jessie Schofield, city recreational director, who also directed the foot races. Arch Hiseman, Murray, and Lynn R. LeVitre, Provo, carried off top honors in the boat races, with the former winning the free- for-all outboard event and the latter latter taking the top inboard race. Hiseman nosed out Stewart Egan, Salt Lake City, and Joe Sothalcr, Provo, in a thrilling finish. Le- Vitre did likewise to Jim Foreman, Salt Lake City, in the inboard race, after Foreman had led all the way. Egan, Sethaler and Elmer Smith, Provo, finished in that order in the 33-horsepowcr stock model outboard event in another fast finish. In the inboard slock model event, V. J. Christensen won another nip-and-tuck event from Paul Madsen, with Roy Knudsen third. All are of Provo. The events were staged by the boat club in conjunction with the city recreation department. All winners were paid in war bonds and stamps. All proceeds from the event were turned into bonds. The Provo junior chamber of commerce conducted a bond concession concession at the lake and sold a large number of bonds, officials reported. One of the largest bonds purchased was by L. O. Turner, secretary of the boat club, who bought a $1000 bond. Commodore B. M. Bills of the boat club was general director of the event, assisted by other officers officers and directors of the club. Jimmy Lawrence of KOVO acted Best Reward Wins At Delaware Park STANTON, Del., May 30 UP)— Max Marmorstein's Best Reward earned a nose victory, decided by the camera, in the Wilmington handicap, feature race Tuesday at Delaware park, whcro new attendance attendance and betting, records were set. The Wilmington was worth $5200 to the victor. Best Reward nosed out Bobanet stables' Ideal Gift at the end of the six-furlong test, while Dog Ray finished third under the silks of H. P. Metcalf, one length away. Timed in 1:13 2-5, and completing a double for Jockey Johnny Breen, Best Reward Reward paid $14.60. Canina Leads Field In Fairgrounds Race DETROIT, May 30 </P> — Abe Hirschtaerg's filly,.. Canina, came home as a 7 to 1 shot Tuesday to win the $7500 Colonel Alger Memorial Memorial purse, feature of a holiday racing program at the state fairground fairground track before 23,564 fans. The No. 2 horse in the Hirsch- bcrg stable to Black Badge, a big winner here, the front running Canina Canina ran the mile and a sixteenth in 1:44 4-5 to beat Ed McCuan's 4-5 favorite, Wise Moss, by four lengths.' Another outsider, Free Speech, was third, six lengths behind behind Wise Moss. Canina paid $16.40 straight. Dodgers Get Player BROOKLYN, May 30 </P>—The Brooklyn Dodgers Tuesday announced announced the acquisition of Goodie Rosen, left-handed hitting outfielder, outfielder, from the Syracuse club of the International league. The Dodgers gave the minor league club pitchers Bill Lohrman and Fred Ostermucllcr for the outfielder. outfielder. Rosen played with the Dodgers in 1937 and 1938. as master of ceremonies and announcer announcer of the events.