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TH35 SAT- IiAJSJH TBIBOTTEJ , SUXDAY MORNING, JULY 17, 100S H
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f BICYCLE RACES
i AT OGDEN TODAY
I Big Meet Scheduled
I at dleowood Park.
J ; Auternebile Race for Trophy
O.W j Cup Promises to Be a
3 I Good One.
f Samuelson, Collett and Hardy Down-
; i jng to Bide In Contests at
Hil! ; I St. Louis.
lf Th'9 morn'"5 about lovty r llle blke
1 by:.f'' riders now quartered at the Salt Palace
oIdgS 1 ' aUCcr track wJI1 BO UP tC 0sden n a
oe nS 3 r special train and In the afternoon a
' ana' t race nicet will be held on the grounds
dioS 3 of the Wasatch Driving- club. An ex
ile oil f cellent card nna been nrenared by Man"
i thlty if ager Heagren and Ogden sports will
tTV $, havo an opportunity to witness a met
in'fl I ropolltan cycle meet, with everything
allS J except the saucer track.
"orSfi ir Twelve different events have been ar-
kll I ranged for by the management and
n 3 good purees have been hung up. There
Uy-flS f will be sprint races for the amateurs
iceifc : and "pros ." an Australian pursuit race,
'j J a motor race with five red devils, bc-
iarS!' Bides nn automobile race and a mile
egotUS 1 event for the amateur championship of
a 'dm v Weber county. Llchtensteln, the local
'11 l diamond merchant, has offered a hand-
thl. I some trophy cup, valued at ?25. to the
tlotfe f winner of the auto race, and Manager
Ms.!' Heagren gives a gold medai to the
I winner of the Weber county champion-
P. K& & ship race.
to-fei rJ Several hundred persons will accom-
chai J Pany the riders from this city. Before
H I the races a trip will be made up Ogden
chaii J. canyon, where dinner will be served at
ng IfcR tne Hermitage. The special train rc-
hejvW turns to this city late tonight,
I Samuelson, Collett and Hardy Down-
'oh'g ; ius ieave within the next two weeks
! for St. Louis, to compete in the cham-
''M r pionshlp events at the World's fair. As
i i all of the boys arc riding In good form,
3lill5 " ; they will probably be heard from be-
'ha.y i ' fore the meet Is closed.
Ivejfjf "Dutch" Hoffman and Orlando Stc
'$ vens have Improved wonderfully In
nf t tneIr work of late and botn arc S,vlnS
in k"Sam" Collett and the other speedy
sci-jSmi' 'pros." considerable trouble.
iv hvM One week from today a race meet will
jK?be 1,cId at irovo- Nearly all of the lo-
aDDdBF' cal riders have signified their Intention
a U v o ,nak,nS tbe tr'P ana n grand meet
the Probably result.
2 Tne feature of tbe day's racing will
n bea match race between Billy Samuel-
4 & son, the "Pride of Provo," and George
sever Collett, the New York speedster. It
d pci 4 w'" be Samuelson's fii-st appearance in
osillS his home town since he has become a
ltTa $ record-breaker, and no doubt the resl-
easafj dents will turn out cn masse to greet
.I do i him.
Irelyjl 3 "Sam" ought to win this race, if he 1
m never takes another one, but to beat
iadO Collett he will have to ride some. The
fleji'; Now Yorker has met the best men In
rorafc the business In all parts of the world,
ck-fcb 3 and has acquitted himself creditably.
ortS Last year In France he won the six-
'iS ?C hour championship and before leaving
uteji J Vallsburg this year made his presence
8ty $ felt In the fastest company.
'5 Professional Crew Coaches.
The Idea that having a professional
?!piT? coacner tends to make professional the
t xti w pure arnatei,r sport of rowing is a mls-
trmA it laen 01e and entirely apart from the
iVclS f rcal truln The men who learn how to
at?l5 -t row from PrQfssonals are as un-
;f tainted, and juat as good amateurs as
le tne uncrNaduates who are on the
-OB i football iink the baseball nines, or
S the trac,k'teamV There is no disgrace
T-arVi al a11 ln acqulrlng the rudiments of
resit 4 oa"mansllp fromnien who earn their
ler- llvclhoodiby IncuUVatlnc: these princl-
pies. If tey can tffeach watermanship
vivfr luore effett'dy llian graduate oars
fall' men' who lack thA time and possibly I
k Br the Inclination t.4 devote six months
rick" f fro,n thelr buslnewV each year to teach-
plai 1 ',nB rowing, why then, have the pro-
heiD" if- "sslonal coacheys by all means.
Hai f There Is ha?dly a college baseball
d i l.eam Qt Prominence in the country that
lnfl 5 , doea not have a professional player as
m ; ! Coacher for several weeks at the bcgln-
boi nlnS of the season. Every team relies
but;, uJ'on a professional for Us knowledge
yart ; of Its track and field athletics, vet these
men receive no condemnation for re
ceiving Instruction In this way, and
not from graduates who were expert
members of their teams while In col
lege. Football is often cited as an In
stance of simon-pure amateur sport,
because the teams are drilled by grad
uates who return to their respective
universities In the fall of each year for
weeks at a time and instruct the can
didates for these teams supposedly out
of the kindness of their hearts. Yet
there has often arisen suspicion iiti to
I tho unselfishness of the)e football In
structors. While no op:-n charges have
ever been made, yet at several of the
large universities. It las been hinted In
no uncertain manner that these gradu
ates In many Instances have been reim
bursed for thc'ir time and trouble spent
in .teaching the principles of football.
They ho.ve openly been presented with
whole blocks of seats at the champion
ship games when scats were selling In
speculators' hands for as high as $10
knd $12 a pair, and no question has been
asked as to the disposition made of
these seats by the men to whom they
were given. The trouble Is that rowing
needs the Instruction of skilled pro
fessionals as much, If not more, than
other branches of college athletics, and
there is no sensible objection that can
be raised against the employment of
such instructors by any of our univer
sities that have the funds wherewith
to secure such aid. The conscience
that has been displayed In regard to
the amateur standing of rowing Is al
together too tender and might be far
better employed In securing greater
purity on the part of men in other
fields of endeavor. From the Illus
trated Sporting News.
A Mismanaged Begatta.
A more sadly mismanaged regatta
than that at New London last week
was never held. Every one said
Charles H. Schweppe, a Harvard alum
nus, who had charge of It. was respon
sible, and. in the absence of any visible
ally, he will have to bear all the blame.
In former years Julian W. Curtis had
charge of the regatta, and It had in
variably been conducted In a systema
tic, business-like way. This year, how
ever, the one idea seemed to be to dis
play an utter disregard for the feel
ings or wishes of many thousands of
spectators, and to Impress said unfortu
nate spectators with the autocratic
power of Mr. Schweppe. There was ab
solutely no excuse for listening to the
half-heated protest on the part of the
Yale 'Varsity' against the condition of
the water at 12:30, on June 30. The
race could have been rowed then under
excellent conditions, and the visitors to
New London could have left that town'
in good time later In the afternoon. As
it was, they were forced to remain un
til Friday, or see no race. The deliber
ate attempt to hold one observation
train on the bridge and another on the
water's edge above the two until after
the express train for Boston and New
York had pulled out, Thursday night,
smacked of the professional spirit in Its
worst form. The interests of New
London hotel and saloon keepers re
ceived entirely too much consideration.
Next year let us return to Curtis, or
make the man who does handle the re
gatta give bond to bear in mind the
fact that.vhen more than 20,000 persons
gather together to witness a sporting
event, they have a few small rights
th.t are not to be trampled on bv a
diminutive autocrat. From the Illus
trated Spoiting News.
Royal Bread Is pun?, every loaf bears
our label with the crown. At all gTo
cers and first-class restaurants.
PICTURE SHOWS YANKEE'S COLL EGE STAR WALTER CLARK SON, A HARVARD GRADUATE IN
THREE DIFFERENT POSES.
1BrB'a' MIDDLE PICTURE SHOWS ORT WELLES AT SHEEPSHEAD BAY
l.jjB: -' A'CE TRACK. TO THE LEFT IS SHOWN JOHN A. DRAKE, AND
1 HV IGHT SHOWS JOCKEY O'NEIL.
TO MEET BRITONS
Contest July 23,
Yale and Harvard Against
Oxfard and Cartibridge
Americans Are Now on Their Way
to' England Those Who Will
' Competo. i
An event of general interest to ama
teur athletes and of great importance to
athletics, was the departure Wednesday
of the team of American college ath
letes, representing Yale and Harvard,
who go to meet the crack athletes of
Cambridge and Oxford.
The American team Is one of the
strongest ever formed in this country.
These are the men: v
100-yard dash Torrey, Yale; Schick,
120-yard hurdle Clapp,' Yale; Bird,
H0-yard run-rLong, Yale; Dives, Har
vard. SSO-yard run Parsons, Yale-; Young,
Mile run Alcott, Yale; Hill, Yale.
Two-mile run King, Harvard; Col
16-pound hammer throw Shevlln,
Yale; Glass, Yale.
High jump Victor. Yale; Murphy,
Broad jump Sheffield, Yale; Ayres,
The British team which they are to
meet is composed of the following men:
100-yard dash Morrell, Oxford; J.
120-yard hurdle Lyle. Oxford; Teall,
410-yard run Holding. Oxford; Bar
SSO-yard run Cornwallis, Oxford;
One-mile run Henderson-Hamilton.
Oxford; Gregson. Cambridge.
Two-mile run Huyshe, Oxford; A. R.
Churchill. Cambridge. ,
High Jump McKeikan. Oxford; Lead
Broad jump Leach. Oxford; Paget
The meet Is to take place July 13, and
unless all signs fall it promises to be
the mopt successful event of Its kind
that haa ever taken place between
American and English colleges.
This will be the third International
meeting between the Britons and the
Yunkc-es. The outcome of the event
will settle the much-dleused question
as to which country has the beet col
The previous contests have resulted in
a victory for each country. The En
glishmen won their victory In 1S99.
while the Americans carried theirs off
'"Mike" Murphj. a Yale trainer, ac
companied the men, and with Harvard
went John Graham, also a trainer.
Syracuse Victory a Surprise.
The greatest rowing surprise of re
cent years was the victory of Syracuse
at PoUghkeepsle. The pre-eminence of
James Ten Eyck as an oarsman, of
course, has long been admitted, but
that he was the peer of Courtney, as
coacher was not even suspected by his
most ardent admirers. With fourteen
candidates to select a crew from he de
veloped an eight whose ability "to get
there" won the admiration and ap
plause of 30,000 spectators, not more
than 100 of whom wore Syracuse colors.
The manner In which Cornell, Pennsyl
vania, Columbia. Georgetown and Wis
consin were humbled will never be for
gotten by any member of the vast
throng at Poughkeepsie that day. There
was nothing new about Syracuse's
stroke, and It was probably this fact
that caused the chances of the Salt
City boys to be entirely overlooked by
the various correspondents at Pough
keepsie. The merest novice In watermanship
could have seen that both eights from
Syracuse rowed not only In perfect
form, but that the stroke taught to
them by Ten Eyck was calculated to
carry them farther and tire them less
than other strokes exhibited that day.
As a matter of fact, on any other dav
at any regatta, the Syracusnns were
able to row at from 35 to 37 strokes a
minutes because they neither reached
Ms. Harry S. Batchelder, wife of formei football player, under iil at
Reading, Pn. Harry S. Batchelder of New York was a Yale football cham
pion during the game with Harvard a year ago; he won Miss Cassidy's H
heart. He followed her to Reading and eloped to Atlantic City with Miss
Cassidy where he married her. j H
too far forward nor bent back so far as
to strain or tire themselves. Moreover,
when their oars once took to the water,
they were pulled in perfect unison, and
the finish of the stroke was made with
a snap that cauBed the boat to fairly
leap forward. It was the very poetry
of motion, and every particle of effort
counted. In the two races one oar was
noticed to splash, and that one only
once. Just after posing the two-mile
post the stroke of the 'Varsity eight
failed to catch properly and threw the
water high in the air.
The best evidence that the stroke wao
not too rapid, and Is the best for either
short or longr-dIstan;e races, was dis
played In the condition of the mem
bers of the crews after the finish,
From the Illustrated Sporting News.
. Via Oregon Short Line. 1
SL Louis and return $42.50
Chicago and return 47.60
Chicago and return via St. Louis 50.00
St. Louis and return via Chicago 60 00
Through Pullman sleepers via Union i
Pacific and Wabash lines'. ;
Limit 60 days. Transit limit 10 days
In each direction.
Tickets on Bale Tuesdays and Fridays
each week. Stop-overs allowed.
Saturday, July 23,
Via Oregon Short Line. See agents for
full particulars regarding rates, limits,
etc. Idaho streams are noted for their
fine fishing, and now is the time to go.
Sunday, July 17,
Via O. S. L. Round trip to Ogden, $1.00.
Leave Salt Lake 10:00 a. nt.; leavo
Ogden 10:00 p. m. Grand bicycle races
at Ogden and chicken and trout din
ner at the Hermitage,- Ogden canyon.
When they travel, go one route, re
turning another, in order to see all
the country. You .an do this on j our
Eastern trip by asking for your tick
ets at least one way Colorado Midland. '
Costs no more. Through standard and
A Region of Black Cats.
One of the queerest corners on the earth
1b Chatham Island, ofT tho coast of Ecun
dor. Capt. Holnman, who recently visited
Jt to Inquire, Into the proper grounding of
TWO DAILY TRAINS TO BING-j
In order to accomodate the large vol-' jH
ume of pasfengcr traffic, the Rio iH
Grande has arranged for two passenger jH
trains daily, and a faster schedule be- jH
tween the Old Reliable camp and Salt jH
Lake, effective July 13. H
Leave Salt Lake 8:10 a. m., arrive at I jH
Bingham 9:20 a. m. , ti
Leave Salt Lake 3 p. m., arrive at jH
Bingham 4:10 p. m. H
Leave Bingham 9:50 a. m., arrive at ' iH
Salt Lake 11 a. m. jH
Leave Bingham 4:40 p. m., arrive at' jH
Salt Lake 5:50 p. m. H
Russia a Babel of Races. jH
The Russian population is perhaps the f
most mixed of all nations, and is made M
up In large measure of conquered peo-j j
pies who still remember their overthrow - !
with bitterness, probably not far from J (!
one-third of the whole from 40.000,000'
to 50,000,000 arc true Moscovites.
Around the central Muscovites are' fl
grouped Lapps, Finn?, Germans, Llth- fi
uanians, Poles, Little Prussians, Ruth- jH
enians, Roumanians, Greeks, Georgians H
and Tartars, with Jews and Gypsies'4 H
scattered through the South and Wesl n
These are all In European Russia, and i I H
this Is nothing to the medley In Asiatic j I H
Russia, where there Is an almost end- i H
less variety of races. Each of the races j H
mentioned speak a different tongue, ' i H
and there arc nt least six dlfi'"rcnt rcli-i) H
glons among them, without counting H
sectaries, such as the Dukhobnrs. Bit-. I H
ter political hatred of Russia- burns H
fiercely among the Finn?, Poles anil Ar-; ! H
menlans; while symptoms of active r-. j H
volt arc reported among Goorginns and. ; H
Turcomans alon the Asiatic frontier. j H
(0UTZ--BICYCLE RIDERS' '
Excursion to Ogden, ( H
Sunday, July 17th. via Oregon Short
Line, Round trip to Ogden, $1.00. Spe-I H
cial leaves Salt Lnkc 10 -00 a. m.; re-, H
turning, leaves Ogden 10:00 p. m. Rc i H
freshments free onlraln. Forty fast, j H
bicycle riders wilr participate In grand
competition racer.)-,' Trout and chicken
dinner will be served at the Hermi- !
tage In Ogden canyon. A good time is !
assured for all. -' -1 lj
a Qecp sea cable, says It abounds In cats,
every one of which Is black. These nnl- !
mals live In the crevices of the lava fouu- DRj
datlon nciir tho coast, and subsist by fta
catching llsh and crabs Instead ot rats !H
and mice. Wl