1933 Canadian Singles Horseshoe Pitching Championships
November 27-30, 1933 • Royal Winter Fair, Toronto
Total entry: 110
MELBOURNE MAN WINS HORSESHOE SINGLES TITLE
Defending champion Walwin is defeated by Craggs in hard battle
Class A Singles:
1. John SIMON, Melbourne Pts
2. George CRAGGS, Toronto 150
3. Joseph GOLDEN, Mount Dennis 123
3. Joseph JEFFRIES, Toronto 104
5. Fern LADOUCEUR, Toronto 52
Note: Except for Ladouceur, names of quarter-finalists are unknown
Class B (Consolation)
1. H. G. BRADY, Fenwick
2. Roy McLAUGHLIN, Burketon
3. George WALWIN, Richmond Hill
3. Ernie NICHOLS, Bobcaygeon
Class C (Consolation)
1. Ernie BEAMIS, Oshawa
2. D. FRITZ, Listowel
Class A Doubles:
1. George WALWIN & Joseph GOLDEN
2. Fern LADOUCEUR & Robert FERRIS, Toronto
3. Fred HARBURN, Cromarty & John SIMON, Melb.
3. Harry FREEMAN & Henry CARTY, Bobcaygeon
Class B (Consolation) Doubles:
1. T. BURROWS & D. FRITZ, Listowel
2. H.G. BRADY & C.D. BOWMAN
Class C (Consolation) Doubles:
1. R. GRACE & P. GUNN, Toronto
2. W. CAIRNS & Joe JEFFRIES, Toronto
Note: Above results compiled when combining the reports from the Mail and Empire and The Globe.
There were 110 competitors but we found the names of only 26 of them (32 if we include doubles).
Other names not listed above but featured in newspaper reports are:
Leonard Nichols, Edward Cameron and Jim Duncan, all of Bobcaygeon.
Also Jimmy Daniels of Toronto and George W. Riley (or Wiley) from St.Catharines.
An exceptional high game of 94.4% (17 out of 18) was pitched by Fern Ladouceur.
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