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monumental task before him, to
break Into the great trio that chases
flies for the world's champions
Speaker, " Hooper and Lewis are
names to. conjure -with. No greater
compliment could be paid Rehg than
to be chosen, in the face of this sit
uation, by McAleer, who in his play
ing days was the greatest outfielder
of them all.
The International Amateur Ath
letic Union was organized yesterday
in Berlin, where the Olympic game?
will be held in 1916. James E. Sulli
van represented the United States
and the A. A U. and secured prom
ises from most of the European na
tions to participate in the games
during the San Francisco exposition.
Mrs. P. S. Fletcher of. Chicago 1
continues to win archery honors at
the national meet at Cambridge,
Mass. Yesterday she won the long
distance event for women.
TWO FAIR SWIMMERS CROSS GOLDEN GATE
Mrs. Myrtle Wright and Miss Dolly Meyer, photographed while swim
ming Golden Gate strait, San Francisco. Top picture from left to right
Mrs. Wright and Miss Meyer. The women swam from Fort Point to Lime'
Point, a little over a mile. Mrs. Wright's time was 1 hour and 21 seconds; .
Miss Meyers', 1 hour and 28 minutes.
In all, only four women have ever swum the Golden Gate. It is one,
of the most difficult feats in the world on account of the treacherous tide
The record of Nellie Schmidt of 42 minutes, made August 20, 1911, still
stands as the women's record for the swim.