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COAST 'ATHLETE TO TRY
FOR OLYMPIC TEAM
Olie Snedigar, one of the great
est and moat versatile atheletes
on the Pacific coast, is the sec
ond man from that section to an
nounce his intention of trying for
the Olympic team. Snedigar is
equally proficient at the weights,
broad jump, sprints and javelin
He has negotiated the hundred
in 10 seconds flat: has done. 23
feet 7 92-100 inches-at broad jump
It is m javelin thriwiner, how
ever, that he shines. In his first
try he almost equaled the Amer
ican recorded in a later attempt
he broke it, hurling the javelin
166 feet 1 inch.
He has put the shot 43 feet.
While atx'college Snedigar was
IN THE LIMELIGHT V
"La Belle Lina" of Chanler- di
vorse fame has been succeeded in
the hearts of Paris
ians by Mile. Vix,'
the youthful and
very beautiful so
prana o( the Opera
developed such a
grouch after the
that Paris will now
have little to do
with her. Mile. Vix
recently leaped into
fame as fame is
known over there by breaking
a plate over her husband's head.
The husband was dining in an
exclusive restaurant; there was
an omlet on tfye plate; thedivorce
trial is to come up soon. "
Reason for Refusal. ' - .
Clerk I'm afraid I can't let
you have that drug, sir.
Customer Why not? Do I
look like a man who would kill
Clerk Well, I wouldn't" go so
far as to say that, sir: but if I
looked like you I should be tempt
ed. Boston Evening. Transcript
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