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Morgan Williams wants to light
Frank fiotch and has Issued a dell to
Nnt Goodwin says he has $10,000 ho
will bet on Britt. Nat Is a friend of
i ' I. He had hotter keep that bun-
iin till after the fight. Perhaps James
Edward will want to borrow some
Two blind men will engage in a rock
drilling contest at Butto on Labor
n.v Although neither can see, both
ire Mi" to bo experts in single hand
led work But no man would consent
I to """ for cither 0f them"
Kid Goodman and Herrera are
' matclied to fight in Boston this month,
Isome time about the 15th. This too
after the Mexican had decided to re
tire from the ring. It's tough on a
' man when ho can't get out of busi
ness and take a well earned rest.
John L. Sullivan writes that he "Is
on the ground" and ready to meet
Charlie Mitchell. But then John L.
I has an engagement in a vaudeville
theatre at Seattle, where the fight was
to have taken place and perhaps he
I needs the publicity this will give him.
Umpire Red Fay, of the Wisconsin
Association of Professional Baseball
clubs, has admitted having taken
money for throwing games. This Is
the first case of an umpire doing dirty
wcrk that has come to light in many
I yeirs. Fay was removed from his
position, as he should have been.
Just before the Pacific National
league busted up, Tozer nske.i rort
hnd for a place. The manager told
him he had better stay with a sage
brush aggregation for awhile. The
ether day Tozer went up against Port
land and put them out of business and
now the Lewis and Clark bunch are
sorry they didn't sign him.
"Dick" Richards, formerly sporting
editor of the Tribune lias established
"The Sporting World and Amusement
Record," the first number of which ap
peared last Saturday. Wo wish the
I boy success, but this Is a very unap
preclatlvo town and it will doubtless
be a get down and scratch gravel prop
osition for awhile. But perhaps ho
may succeed in shaking up the moss
II Bean seems a well disposed young
man, although several hammers are
being used againnt him. But until it
Is demonstrated that ho is not on the
square ho ought to bo given a show.
The contests managed by him have
Bbeen all right up to dato and the
sports should glvo him a run for his
money. Tho Schreck-Barry fight was
a dandy and ought to have had a
( ; much larger crowd. If tho patrons of
I the game would turn out a llttlo bet
i ter Instead of standing round tho cor
' ners knocking, perhaps some day, wo
might get a top notch contest on.
STJio sporting writers aro all taking
a shy at tho Brltt-Nelson fight and nil
sorts of predictions are being made.
However, wo haven't hoard from San
k dy Grlswold, of tho Omaha World
I Herald. When ho speaks just copper
f what he says and then bet accordlng
f: 'J' It's a sure thing winner. It looks
; from this distance and at this tlmo as
a f Nelson had a shado tho best of
It- nrltt asserts that ho has tho
si Daiio's measure taken and that he
a win hy 1,1m out col(li uut tnen there
J were others who also had his measure
a taken, and when tho mill wns over
a Buttling Nelson was dancing in his
n Altko Schreck nnd John Willie, who
are to meet in this city on tho even
ing of September 5, are both in town.
Both are confident of a victory. WHIo
Is a big chap, built much the same
as Tom Sharkey, with a jaw that in
dicates a fighter and a neck liko a
healthy young bull. It Is said that
Wllle is a mixer and never gives his
opponent a rest. Ho won from Mar
vin Hart and has fought Root and
Gardner. Schreck and his manager
think that Mike will do Willo in short
order. Of course both sides aro do
ing a lot of talking. Tho matter
shapes up like a good prospect for a
very oven scrap nnd we are picking no
winners at this writing. Tho public
will have to atend tho mill in order
to find out what is doing. Manager
Wlllard Bean did some very fine work
in getting this mill, as several other
clubs east wanted It. Bean outgen
eraled his rivals and got It here.
THE CALIFORNIA GIRLS.
Among tho new attractions an
nounced for this season on tho bur
lesque trail, "Tho California Girls,"
the latest addition to this field of
amusement is claimed to be the star
Commencing with the Saturday mat
inee performance, this combination
will occupy the boards at tho Lyric
during tho week of September 2.
There are a whole lot of good things
that are quite out of the ordinary,
promised with this new candidate for
public approval, not tho least of which
is a living bouquet of feminine beauty
and loveliness, which it is claimed,
makes all enchantresses look like
soiled deuces in a soven-up deck.
Then there is said to be a chorus of
cultivated female voices that blend in
delightful harmony; comedy creations
which aro productive of the most
Despite the fact that the show is
of great magnitude and contains num
berless features, the program is ar
ranged so that the acts follow each
other in such raip succession that not
an idle second of time occurs from the
first rise until tho final fall of tho
Prominent in tho list of principal
entertainers with "Tho California
Girls" aro "Tho 1 Thoroughbreds, The
Amatos, Ross and Adams, Misses Rus
sell and Wells, Evelyn Fonner." A
chorus of thirty beautiful maidens in
tho latest musical novelties.
Parley P. Christensen, county at
torney, has been appointed Grand Es
quiro of tho Grand Lodge of Elks,
his appointment having been made
by the Grand Exalted Ruler. This is
tho highest appointive offlco in tho
grand lodge and tho selection of Mr
Christensen is a distinction that all
his many friends in No. 85 will appre
In the Swim.
When Smllhcrs automobile,
Upon a sudden whim,
Rnn straight 7 """II
And out of sight with him,
Ills friends lcmnrkod: "How natural!"
Although their eyrs were dim
With teai's; for ho had bought tho thing
To put him In the swim. Puck
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SNAPSHOT PRIZED BY ACTOR.
Camera Cat-'it Sir Henry Irving In
the Act of Sne-zlng.
Sir Henry Irving has in his posses
sion a photograph taken many years
ago, In which ho is thp center of a
snvill group of people, which ho says
nothing would mako him part with.
Tho occasion on which tho photograph
was taken was the landing of Sir Hen
ry Irving and simo of tho members of
his company from an Atlantic liner,
and a snap-shot artist who was there
took a picture of tho group just before
they left tho vessel.
The weather was cold and raw, and
Jut as tho camera was about to snap
Sir Henry st-rted to sneeze. Tho pho
tograph represented him, well In the
foreground of tho group, with his face
drawn and contorted, in the very act
In showing the photograph to some
friends one day Sir Henry remarked:
"I prlzo that photograph moro than
any I ever h-d In which I appear, be
cause it rep. sents mo in an entirely
unconventional light." -r Now York
The First One to Give In.
Most newly married people experi
ence the first quarrel. A story is told
of a young wife who, In tho midst of
tho discussion, was asked by her hus
band which she considered ought to
give in first the man, who was des
tined to bo master of tho woman
or the woman, who was created foi
the man? The fair combatant settled
tho matter with a kiss as she replied
"Neither tho stronger nor the weaker
iut tho one who loves tho most."
Pastor Likes the Light.
Dr. Henry H. Rasmus of tho First
Methodist church, Catford, England,
objects to tho practice of lowering
tho lights when the sermon is preach
ed. He says ho wants a view of tho
countenances of his congregation, so
that ho may seo "when they have had
Cards Left on Tombstones.
It is becoming fashionable In Parh
o leave cards at tho cemetery. An
)ak box placed on a tombstone is in
'ended for the cards of those who visit
ho resting place of a departed filentl
'n this way the near relatives find out
hose friends who still cherish the
-.emory of tho dead.
Bell Ringer Is Caught.
While ringing church bells at Shor
well, Isle of Wight, a man named Rid
ett was caught by tho neck In a loop
of tho rope, and was nearly a caso for
tho coroner before somebody arrived
to seo why tho ringing was stopped.
In a letter to a friend in Atlanta a
rural youngster said: "Dad tried to
break a mule to a wagon. Tho mule
is still with us." Atlanta Constitution.
You'll Get There. ',
Jordan is a hard . 1 1
Rond to travel,
But do trouble and do sorrer I
You'll ontavel; I
En you'll stnn' somo dny I '
Whnr dn saints Is in do way, 1
So, grind down H I
Do trouble wld do gravel! H
Atlanta Constitution. H
Silk Manufacture Exhibit. I ' f ,
A San Francisco dry goods firm ex- flj
hlblts In one window of Its store the BJ '
complete process of silk manufacture, Bj !
from the worm to tho perfected fab- flj J
rlc. Tho worms arc from China and fl
were procured through the influence fl I
of Minister Conger. fl
Protection for African Ostriches. flj
Tho exportation of ostriches from fl
South Africa has practically been pro- Bj j
hlblted by an export tax of $487 each, fl I
Intended to preserve to that country, fl
as fnr as possible tho monopoly of the H I
lucrativo trado of ostrich farming. fl ,
The Flight of Birds.
Ono of tho fow men to recover sight fl (I
after being blind from tho birth of fl
recollection wns reported to havo B i
wondered at nothing so much as tho fl j
flight of tho birds. "Why do not poo- fl l
plo mako moro fuss about them?" ho 11 !
Not ono girl in 10,000 has a dimple D
'n her chin, says Prof. Jenkins of Now H
Orleans. Ho believes this kind of fl
Hmplo to bo moro common among M
nen than among women and says It is fl
permanent, whereas dimples In the fl -
oheeks como and go as tho expression M 4
)f the face changes. JH
Two Kinds of Dry Brick. 1
Tho common brick, If very dry, will Q
ibsorb a quart of wator. Tho perfect I '
brick of tho human variety, however, m ,
ilthough ho Is always dry, doesn't ab- flj
'orb a quart of water in a year's W
lrlnklng. Herein is seen tho superior- fl ,
ty of mind over matter. 1 !'
o II k
A Soulful Bonnet. If j.
An enthusiastic English admirer g
thus describes a millinery creation of I j
tho season: "Tio hat, of black tulle, I
with upstanding pink feathers, car- j
rles out a tuneful whole, and Is a lit- f
tie sonnet of soulful sartorial omo- I j .
True Way to Rest.
Tho only truo way to rest Is to lio U j
down in a darkened room with cloed , Dl
eyes and think of nothing. Even flvo II j
minutes of such rest Is valuable; tho ij
muscles of tho face relax and ono 1 j
does not get a hard, set look, which H i
adds many years to tho appearance If
u li m
English Court Methods. j3
Even in court It is considered a mis- LM
take for an English judgo to express IMS'
ji disagreement with tho Jury, and it ffllJB
would bo felt to bo Inexcusable If ho MB
carried tho controversy outside. jjj
Talk Up Salt Lake and Utah. - Boost. J