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With the agility pf a cat. Thorpe's
great speed, his uncanny dodging
and his weight, combined with
the -way he follows interference,
makes him about the hardest man
to stop now playing football.
Take a look at Thorpe's record :
100 Yards 10 2-5 seconds.
120 Yards Hurdle 15 3-5 sec
onds. 220 Yards Hurdle 25 seconds.
440 Yards 52 3-5 seconds.
Shot Put 45 feet 1 inch.
Discus 122 feet 8 inches.
High Jump 6 feet 4 inches.
Broad Jump 23 feet 3 inches.
Hammer Throw 122 feet.
Pole Vault 10 feet 8 inches.
Thorpe will probably be seen as
a major league pitcher next sum
mer. Rumor is strong that he
will sign with an American or
National league club, and it is
probable he will be as successful
xin the big league as he has been
upon the college diamond, grid
iron and track, reflecting' credit
-Upon that producer-general of
"great Indian athletes, "Pop"
-Warner of Cornell and Carlisle.
f "I was just thinking,' said one
eary tramp to another, with a
ilongj long journey in front of
Jthem, "about bad roads and the
wonders of science. This earth
Js spinning round faster'n a -raiM
rway tram behind time. Well,
jwe ain't tell ott yet." "No; bu
;think o' what a convenience it
-would be if we could have some
place to grab on to while the ter
ritory slid under our feet until
the place we wanted to go to
JAPANESE CUE EXPERT
For the first time-in the history
of billiards, -a national champion
ship has been contested for by a
Japanese player. That the man
from Nippon Js qualified tomin
gle with the first fighters in the
world of balk line was demon
strated when he defeated Willie
Hoppe, considered by many the
greatest billiardist o the dayr