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Tale of the arrival here of the son
of the man who introduced Dark
to the girl he married, and an
other about how Clark used $5 his
father once gave ' him to buy
books, and then had to walk
Short interview with Charley
Murphy, boss of Tammany:
"Glad to meet you," said Mr.
"Umph," he continued, "Ugh,
ugh, "seemingly under the im
pression he was addressing an
And then he walked away,
chewing a quill toothpick.
THEY .REALLY HAVE ATHLETES OVER IN FRANCE
iThe start 'of "the Swedish Olympic Marathon trial is shown above.
Ahlgren (215) won.
By Andre Crlarner, Sporting Edi
tor Paris "Excelsior," Manager
French Olympic Team and
Former Junior A. A U. Mile
Copenhagen, June 24. It is
conceded in European "athletic
circles that Uncle Sam will win
the majority of events at the
Olympic games which open June
29, but certain it is that the vic
tors will find greater resistance
than is expected from the ath
letes of continental Europe..
It is probable that France, Ger
many, Sweden, Finland, Austria
and. Italy will win more medals
than England. France has made
wonderful strides in all depart
ments of athletics in the last few
years, and I believe the team will
give America an unexpectedly;
The English champions last
year showed continental caliber.
England won but three nuf of 13
events, the rest going to Ger
many, France, Finland, Ireland,