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CLEApiG AfID REMOVAL SALE
Our Entire Stock, Including Bicycles, Sundries, Clothing, Shoes,
Sweaters, Sporting Goods, Cutlery, Etc., Etc., Wttl Be
Sold Within the Next Ninety Days.
©t!R PREGES WILL DO IT.
Everything Sacrificed. Nothing Reserved, Yeu r Gain. Oar Loss.
We have decided to change our location, and wish to clean out and
reduce our present stock. We will make prices that will do it. This
is the best chance ever offered in St. Paul to secure bargains in first
class, reliable Bicycle Goods.
NOTE THESE SAMPLE PRICES:
Ball rearing- Bicycle Shoes, formerly $2.75 to $4. 00, cut to $1.95 to $3.00.
Bicycle and Golf Hose, choice of Si. so and $2.00 grades cut to 750.
SWEATERS— S2.OO for $3.00 and $3.50 grades; $1.75 for $2.75 grades,
and 52.00 grades cut to $1.25.
BICYCLE SUITS— SI2.SO Suits now $8.50; $9.50 Suits now $8.50;
£5.00 Suits now $3.50. Coats or Trousers separate at proportion
CAPS— 7Sc Caps now 50c; 50c Caps now 30c.
BELTS— SI.OO Belts now 75c; 75c Belts now 50c; 50c Belts now 35c;
35c Belts now 25c.
LOCKS— SOc and 25c Locks now 35c and 15c.
REPAIR KITS— SOc and 25c Kits now 35c and 15c.
BRIDGEPORT CYCLOMETERS— Cut to 75c.
ENAMEL — Per pint can, was 25c, now 15c.
CEMENT — 15c tubes now 10c; 10c tubes, sc; 5c tubes now 2 for sc.
LAMP BRACKETS— For hub, 10c.
SPOKE GRIPS— Were 25c; now 15c.
OIL CAN HOLDERS— Were 25c; now 15c.
PUMP HOLDERS— Were 25c; now 15c.
Combination Pump and Tool Bag — Were $1.50; now 90c
Canvas Mud Guards — Each, were 25c. now 15c
Rubber Mud Guards— Per set, were $2.00, now $1.00.
New Departure Luggage Carrier — Were 50c, now 35c.
Ladies' Leather Shopping Bags, to attach to wheel, worth $2.50,
Lunch Boxes— Were 75c and $1.00; now 50c and 75c.
Saddles — Choice of $4,00 and $5.00 grades, now $2.75.
Saddles— Choice of $2.00 and $3.00 grades, now $1.50.
Saddles— Choice of a lot of second-hand. $1.00.
Pocket Cutlery — Wostenholm, Delmar and "Keen Kutter," $2.00
knives cut to $1.00; $1.50 knives cut to 75c, $1.00 knives cut to 50c;
50c knives now 25c. Everything at corresponding discounts.
YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO BUY ELSEWHERE.
fl. D. SMITH CYCLE HOUSE,
134 EAST SIXTH STREET, OPPOSITE HOTEL RYAN.
ROAD RAGE AT COJYIO
OXE OF THE MOST EXCITING COX
TESTS FOR THE TIME PRIZE
MARTIN FINISHED IN FRONT
"WITH CARMICHAEL. SECOND AND
SON HAD A WALKAWAY
FOR THE FIRST PLACE PRIZE.
Race Watt Robbed of Some of Its
Charms by MlgmanaKement and
Poor Police Supervision.
Partly, perhaps, to the incompetency
of the timers, partly to the superabun
dance of "officials," who had nothing to
do but wear badges, and partly to the
inefficiency of the police protection at
critical times, yesterday's road race at
Lake Como was not the success that
the weather promised.
The crowd, however, saw an excit
ing contest, and that was all it wanted,
unless it was to see some particular
favorite win, and then it went away
happy, for at the close the scorers were
tied in such a hard knot, that the first
tidings, probably, most of the riders
will have of the results, appears in the
Globe this morning.
The track was not an ideal one, and
the sharp corners of the workhouse
made macadam road punctured more
than one tire before the race was done.
The day, however, was ideal, and rid
ers, as well as spectators, went into
the event with an enthusiasm that rose
superior to all deficiencies in the man
agement of the race.
For the first time prize there was
one of the prettiest races that has ever
been seen in the Northwest in a sim
ilar event. The scratch men on the
card were John B. Todd, John Lind
berg. Charles A. Palm, I. T. Dugan,
D. T. Carmichael, the Birds and W. J.
Martin. S. E. Johnson was also en
tered as a scratch man, but through
some misunderstanding he was started
with the minute and a half handicap
class. It made no difference in the re
sult, however, as he dropped out at the
end of the fifth lap.
They got away just before the largest
handicap class had made its first cir
cuit of the lake. The Birds did not start,
but the other six were loosely bunched
when they finished the first lap. Llnd
berg was ahead. Palm, second; Car
michael. third; Todd, fourth; Dugan,
fifth, and Martin, sixth.
At the second lap, however, Palm and
NEW AND SECOND-HAND.
Bicycle Sundries of every de
J. Ft. BU^RICttTE^,
Thistle Cycle Co,
21, 23 and 25 W. Fourth St.,
Carmichael had both gone ahead of
Lindberg. Martin was fourth, well
back, and Todd was quite a bit behind.
Around they went again, and when
the scratch men showed up again In
the bunch, Carmichael had shaken his
former companions, and his blue shirt
was out of sight in the turn before the
rest of the scratch men crossed the
Palm was second, Lindberg third,
and Martin fourth, while Dugan had
dropped out, and Todd was so far be
hind that Christianson, who had been
given a handicap of five and three
fourths minutes, had passed him. That
threw Todd practically out of the race.
The finish of the fourth lap showed
new changes, however, for Carmichael
had lost his lead and was trailing the
scratch lot, with the exception of Todd,
who was hopeless-dy behind. Palm was
first, Lindberg second and M*artin
third. This order was preserved all
the way round, but on the finish of the
sixth lap positions had again been
changed somewhat, and while Palm
was still in the lead, Carmichael had
taken his second wind and was a close
second, with Martin third, and Lind
berg dropped back to fourth.
In the final rush for the tape, Martin
A. D. SMITH.
aivl Carmichael both outfooted Palm,
and while Martin passed both the oth
ers, and made first, Carmichael passed
Palm and held his second place. They
were all in a bunch at the finish, and
had the race been run in an open
track, there might have been some
pretty cycling done in the last hun
dred yards. As it was, however, as
soon as the place men, who finished
first, crossed the tape, they dismounted
and made their way back followed by
small boys and children of a larger
growth until Ott track at the tape was
congested with pedestrians and ped
The result was that instead of riding
for a finish, the scratch men were
pretty busy .saving their necks in the
Ju the place congests, a young man
nan>exl Christianson had everything his
mvu .wax- The race was _ started
around the turn beyond the pavilion.
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE: SUNDAY, JULY 26, 1896.
the seven laps not being quite enough to
make up the 16 miles. When the first
bunch passed the finishing stand,
Christianson had pulled ahead of his
class, the 5:45 handicap class, and he
was never headed, but even beat out
Todd, of the scratch men, as he had
nearly made the lap in the time of his
handicap, before the last bunch was
started. Ferguson led the second
bunch and Paul Mayer got off in front
of the 4:30 class.
Adolf Voges led the four minute
speeders, and Noble set a pace for the
3:30 outfit. Harris opened the ball for
the three minute party, and J. W. Sam
was at the front of the 2:30 bunch.
Scheiber and Sudhelmer paced the. two
and one-thirty classes respectively.
After the first lap, however, none of
them were ever close enough to Chris
tianson to make that part of the race
even interesting. Wiseman, who was
also in the 5:45, or largest handicap
class, made a good showing for second,
but after the third lap, he had dropped
back to third, being succeeded by Fred
Johnson, who kept the place there
The most exciting period of the race
for the audience was at the finish of
the fourth lap, when just after crossing
the tape, H. E. Gooch and J. Boyd Wil
son collided, and went in a heap in the
track. They were closely followed by a
double quartette of scorchers, and it
was with difficulty that these threaded
their way through the maze of wheels
and mangled humanity without doub
ling up the accidents, but they finally
got through and the crowd breathed
easier. Both Gooch and Wilson left the
race, one for fouling, the other because
he had had enough.
W. H. Elbert, one of the two colored
entries, went into a ditch on the east
side of the lake on the first lap, and
lost some ground, but he held to it to
These, beyond the puncture of several
tires, were the only accidents reported.
The time, prizes, and winners were
First— Syracuse cycle, W. J. Martin
41:54 1-5. '
Second— Maple Leaf bicycle, D. T Car
michael, 41:54 2-5.
Third— Juvenile bicycle, Charles A. Palm
For first Crawford rider to finish, one
Crawford racer, Fred Johnson.
First— Syracuse bicycle, C. Christianson.
Second— Crawford bicycle, Fred Johnson.
Third— Ticket t» Chicago and return, J. P.
Fourth— sls in trade at the Plymouth, Fred
Fifth— Vim tires, B. O. Thompson.
Sixth— Road tires, M. & W., A. Anderson.
Seventh— Bicycle suit, Edward H. Biggs.
Eighth — Box at Metropolitan week of Aug.
30, Fritz Mella.
Ninth— Pair shoes, A. H. Wiseman.
Tenth— Case wine, Frank H. Cole.
Eleventh— Box bicycle hose, Albert H.
Twelfth— The Pioneer Press one year. Hen
Thirteenth — D ally Glob c one year, Au
Fourteenth— Dispatch one year, J. J.
Fifteenth— Five dollars in trade, George R.
Holmes, H. E. T. Kreft.
Sixteenth — Hat, Adolph Voges.
Sixteenth— Hat, Adolf Voges.
Seventeenth— Bicycle lamp, R. A. Calender
Eighteenth— Hat. Carl F. Rabe.
Nineteenth — Adjustable handle bars, George
Twentieth— Search light, E: F. Barber.
Twenty-first — Bicycle shoes, Joseph Cox.
Twenty-second— Saddle. J. W. Sam.
Twenty-third— Watch chain, Harry Perkins.
Twenty-fourth— Bicycle shoes, Al Calender.
Twenty-fifth— Gordon hat, Austin Lee.
Twenty-sixth — Russet bicycle shoes, W J
Twenty-seventh — Dozen photographs, D. T.
Twenty-eighth— Box cigars, Charles A
Twenty-ninth— Box cigars, W. H. Hespeth.
Twenty-ninth — Box cigars, H. M. Asal
Thirtieth— Cycle lamp, W. H. Huspeth.
Thirty-first— Saddle, Jack Derrifleld.
Thirty-second— Sweater, L. Johnson.
Thirty-third^-Watch, L. O. Brown.
Thirty-fourth— Lamp, L. Larson.
Thirty-fifth— Gent's toilet case, Archie Mat
Thirty-sixth— Tennis shoes, Irving Coffin.
CAPITAL CITY AMATEUR CYCLE TEAM.
JOSEPH A. COX.
Thirty-seventh— Bottle perfumery, John
Li nd berg.
Thirty-eighth— Razor, J. M. Ingle.
Thirty-ninth— A year's bicycle insurance
Fortieth— Cyrlumeter. Charles Baker.
Forty-first— Year's bicycle insurance, Joe
Forty-second— Razor, E. J. McCune.
Forty-third— Cyclometer, J. Vallee.
Forty -fourth— Barber's order, Albert H
Forty-fifth— Razor, L. Nalty.
Forty-sixth— Cyclometer. V. E. Conzett.
NOTES OF THE RACE.
The time was excellent considering the fact
that every rider had to slow up at some of
the sharp turns on account of the crowd that
narrowed the track.
It was observed that while the race was
called for 4 o'clock, the start was made at
4:22, while the spectators were broiled In the
Freddy Bryant, the estate master of Minne
sota Republicanism, had Moses Clapp been
elected, was there with a pair of checker-
board stockings and * badge marked "offi
cial." His duty was ta umpire the game.
There were thirty-five officials on the pro
gramme, and there were at least twice that
many "officious" personages with or without
badges, who clustered themselves on the Im
provised press stand and troubled the time
takers. That was one reason why a number
of young men who put up good races were
overlooked in the flniah.
Dottle Farnsworth and Matle Christopher
perched on the starter's stand. Miss Farns
worth wore a mixed gray costume, with full
skirt, while Miss Christopher was attired In a
shirt waist with brown corduroy bloomers,
nearly approaching "knlcks."
When Ous Hansen ••ppwared on the track,
the clouds began to»-ga*»er, for the rain
maker was among nwn» »
•R. F. Jones was in one of the timers, but
he was not there. He must have loaned his
badge to some one, however, for certainly no
one was missed. v
IT WILL, BE PICTURESQUE.
Tuesday Night's Cycle Path Show at
The programme announced for the cycle
path entertainment fit Ramaley's Tuesday
evening for the purpose or raising funds for
the completion of the cycltfpath is as follows:
Congratulations to the. wheelmen—
■Col. W. P. C lough
Overture -1 — Scorcher Band
Tableaux— (The wheels w» ride)—
Syracuse, Victor, Thistle.
Musical Specialty— "l Want Yer, Ma
C. M. Orlggs, assisted by Miss Ray Lamprey,
banjorine; Miss Tarbox. piano.
Tableaux— "Ye Olden Times," "Dancing
Spanish Dance— "Cachuca" Miss Hall
Tableaux— (The wheels we ride)—
Columbia. Napoleon and Syracuse. Fowler.
Dance Mr. Davis
Tableaux— "Summer Girl" — Ben Hur.
Sketch Mr. Wilkes
Tug-of-War . .W. B. Y. Club vs. Cycle Club
Tableaux— (The wheels we ride)—
Gopher. Liberty. Phoenix.
Miss Flossie Myron and Master James Brown.
Tableaux— "Cycling in White Bear." —
"Moon Fairy." "Par Excellence."
The tableaux will be presented by the fol
lowing ladies and gentlemen: The Misses
Lamborn, Kalman, Lamprey and Myron;
Mesdames W. F. Peet, T. L. Warm and J.
P. Elmer and Messrs. Porter, Weed, Lyon,
Townsend and A. B. and W. J. Driscoll. The
entertainment will conclude with dancing.
Music by Seigerfs orchestra.
It has been requested by the management
that all those attending appear in cycling or
SOCIAL. CYCLE NOTES.
Laurel Club's Fete Postponed Until
The lawn social which was to have
been given by the Laurel Cycle club
Thursday evening, will take place next
Thursday, July 30. The principal
feature of the evening will be the St.
Paul Marine band, of thirty-eight
pieces-, which will furnish the music.
This band will undoubtedly be the
leader in G. A. R. events during the
encampment, and the rehearsal at the
Laurel club house a few days ago was
listened to with much pleasure. Should
it rain next Thursday evening, however,
it would be impossible to properly take
care of the large gathering that is as
surred, and the affair will accordingly
have to be again postponed. It is
hoped that the weather will prove
favorable this time, as the club has
been singularly unfortunate in this
A large pennant has been donated to
the Laurel Cycle club by Lee Seymour,
the Fowler agent, and will probably
be unfurled from the new flag staff for
the first time next Thursday.
Thursday evening was ladies evening
at the Capital City Cycle club and the
house was brilliantly lighted. There
was a large number of ladies called
during the evening, and a programme
of piano and mandolin music was
given by A. L. Eggert and Tom Davis.
Ben Hawks gave some guitar selec
tions. The club is now possessed of a
handsome Schiller piano.
Invitations have been issued by the
Capital City Cycle club for a social
entertainment to be given for the young
women who assisted the club in its
recent lawn fete. The programme will
consist of vocal and Instrumental selec
tions. There will be piano, guitar and
mandolin music and a minstrel per-
formance will follow. Refreshments
will be served and dancing will bring
the evening to a close.
Tighten up the front gearing and stop
A New York manufacturer is making a
bicycle which will accommodate fifteen rfd
Charles W. Ashcrcift, .of Cincinnati, has
invented an electric -bicycle. Attached to
the sprocket spindle fcf «fe ordinary bicycle
is an electric motor oPcnfr'horse power. Stor
age batteries in a tri&ftgui&r case under the
seat supply this mntoW" with electricity.
Buttons for controllings thl* bicycle are placed
on the handle bars. The machine will make
ten miles an hour or^fr ordinary roads.
si— r >(c
That bicycle heart "tfisease is no joke and
it proved by the fact thatJln the examination
of candidates for the ' Ohio naval reserves at
Toledo last year. 50. per' 1 cent were found
, to have hearts affected by bicycle scorching.
■ BICYCLES a
$5.00 to $65.00.
We are going out of the retail business September 1, 1896, and offer for the next
ten days everything in our large store at less than wholesale prices. Every
thing must be sold.
$100 "Wheels will be sold for $65.00
$75.00 Wheels will be sold for 40.00
$65.00 Wheels will be sold f0r. ... '. 37.50
$55.00 Wheels will be sold for 29.50
Many Wheels at $5.00 to $25.00.
Lanterns, Bells, Cements, in fact, everything at prices accordingly.
We are not going to quit the business, but will be here to take care of all our !
customers and shall be pleased to serve them at all times, but we are going I
to devote our time to the Wholesale business and manufacturing of bicycles, bicycle !
parts, etc., after September 1. ;
We have been wholesalers all the time and can and do make better prices than !
anybody in the business. We handle first-class wheels only, and invite a !
visit. Our repair shop is complete with machinery and skilled mechanics to do
all kinds of work.
come in and see us before buying elsewhere. It will be money in your pocket. !
Avoid dealers who retire from business when the season is" over. Cor- \
WINDSOR CYCLE LIVERY,
t WHOLESALERS AND RETAILERS,
409 AND 411 ROBERT STREET, - « ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, i
It is said the scorching was largely due to
the extremely light wheels of last year. In
this year's examinations few "bicycle hearts"
The New York Journal wants to know
what is to be done with the idiot who runs
into your wheel and does about $5 worth of
damage to it and then Insists that he has
neither the ready money wherewith to pay fo-r
the repairs nor a possibility of ever being
In a financial condition equal to the event.
You can't hold his wheel, for It is either bor
rowed or rented.
Sanger has made the discovery, which is
hardly a discovery, that a good many rec
ords are more due to the stop watch than
to the racer. It appears that there is such a
thing as a slow watch, not the kind of a watch
that makes a man miss a train, but a
watch gotten up for the express purpose of
running slow, running say eighty seconds to
the minute Instead of the orthodox sixty.
The racing man who is timed with that kind
of watch can naturally make records look
tired without half trying. We presume that
Sanger knows what he is talking about, but
he is giving professional cycling a heavy blow
unless somebody can prove that he does not
know what he is talking about.
In Spain there is no distinction between
amateurs and professionals, all riders com
peting for money prizes.
It Is now being seriously suggested that
the next census returns should include par
ticulars of the number of people who cycle.
"Have you a bicycle, Willie?" "No, sir;
not quite." "What do you mean by that?"
"I have a bicycle button."
Paris has a bicycle club composed entirely
of medical men. Among its members are
some of the leading physicians of the French
A Columbus lady has two sons. One of
them was obliged to submit to a somewhat
painful though not dangerous surgical oper
ation the other day. The doctor, with his
instruments, did the work and went away.
After he had gone the lady, while looking
around, found one of the doctor's instru-
D. F. CARMICHAEL.
ments. She picked it up carefully, washed It
in a solution of carbolic acid, and sent it to
the doctor with a polite little note.
The messenger came back with the instru
ment and note, saying: "Dear Mrs. M.: You
are very kind, but the instrument is not
mine. I do not know Just what it is, but I
have an idea that it is used to hypodermic
ally inject oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and
other component gases and to correct a de
bilitated, flabby and inchoate punctured rim
of air. In other words, I think that if you
show it to your son he will tell yon what
She carried it to her boy and said:
"Whose is this?"
"Mine," said he.
"What is it?"
"_My bicycle pump."
She tossed the nickel-plated thing at him
and went away smiling. — Columbus Dispatch.
Here is a warning to people on th» lookout
for bargain counter bicycles. A few days ago
a speculator wrote to an Eastern factory
asking for r quotation on 3.000 bicycles, on
which the purchaser declared his lntentioo
ot piaclug name ?Ut«s-ot Us own. "What
m in gib i.
25 to <iiwi' On any of
Per Cent Wo «
mvnimt W^^Wm Known
jJIObUUIU. J^jg iiiliLr Makes.
NO RESERVE-ALL TRUE AiiD TRIED.*
CLEVELAND, - $100 STERLING, - - $100
MONARCH, - $80, $100 EAOLE, - $75, $100
RELIY, - - $85 DEFIANCE, - $60, $75
And ABBOTT ROADSTERS, $40 WUH A ye c a S;lantee.
Also Large Stock of Second- Hand Wheels.
This offer should enthuse those who have been holding off wait
ing for just such an opportunity to buy a wheel at Wholesale
Prices. Terms cash or easy payments.
Bicycle Livery— New, light wheels for rent, day, week or
Repair Shop turns out first-class Work only.
Telephone 146. Telephone 1 1 78.
Minneapolis Cycle Co., St. Paul Cycle Co,,
13 Fourth St., $. Minneapolis, Minn. 324 Wabasba St., St. Paul. Minn.
I want," the letter read, "is a bicycle hav
ing a high finish and one that will hang to
gether long enough to be sold. I don't care
! how bad the tubing may be; all that I desire
j is a good-looking bicycle for small money.
Few people can tell the quality of a bicycle.
If it is cheap and looks well they snap at
the supposed bargain."
Collisions are sometimes unavoidable, no
matter how careful a rider may be. Of
course, it is always best to avoid a smash
up, jf such a thing is possible. There are
cases, and it happens to nearly every cy
clist, when a collision cannot be avoided.
Then the old saw: "Self preservation is the
first law of nature" comes In. Put on a
little extra steam and strike your adversary's
wheel head on. Don't allow him to hit you
broadside or your wheel won't be worth much.
Above all always keep cool and observe the
rules of the road. If you do this, it will be
the other fellow's fault if there is any trouble.
The prominent knee motion which makes
so many women look so ungraceful on a
wheel Is due to the improper adjustment
of the saddle. See that your saddle is high
enough to allow you, while sitting on it, to
stand straight on the lower pedal.
in conseqaence of the extraordinary de
mand for artisans in Coventry, Eng., owing
to the great demand for bicycles, the city is
overcrowded, families of seven and eight
living in two-roomed tenements. Dwellings
are unobtainable and rents have advanced
25 per cent.
England is rejoicing in a lunch basket which
may be fastened to the handle bar. The whole
arrangement measures ten by four inches,
and nine inches in height. This compact little
larder contains a wicker-covered flask, a neat
drinking cup, a sandwich box and an enam
eled plate, knife and fork.
New Yorkers may be surprised to read in
the London Sketch the latest new thing in
Gotham is a lady's bicycle hat, of Tyrolese
shape, in straw or light felt, but surmounted
by a white quill "rising from a miniature
bicycle wheel, with a rubber tire and natu
One More Unfortnnate.
I sneak across the street so wide,
I wriggle, squirm, I rush, I glide;
I take my chances, oh, so slim —
I trust to eye, and nerve, and limb;
I scoot to right, I gallop through,
I'm here and there, I'm lost to view;
My life, I know, hangs in c toss —
Another plunge — I am across!
Oh, give me pity If you can —
— Cleveland Plain Dealer.
GOSSIP OF THE I'Hlfcr: RING.
Paddy Purtell, the Kansas City welterweight,
and Jimmy Ryan, the Cincinnati middle
weight, have been matched for a finish flght
at catch weights to take place Aug 30, within
100 miles of Kansas City. The referee, it is
said, has been agreed upon and all the details
are practically settled.
• • •
The next contest in which Lavlgne will en
gage will be at the Empire Athletic club, Mas
peth, and his opponent will be Charley Mc-
Keever. This is the reason McKeever has re
fused to meet any one since he got the de
cision over Young Griffo.
• • •
There ia more money In being a semi-suc
cessful fighter than in shoveling coal or dig
ging trenches. Young Griffo and Jack Ever
hardt received $516 each as their share of a
"draw" boxing match In Buffalo the other
• • •
Many of the little fighters evidently think
George Dixon, the feather-w-elght champion,
has seen his best days. At least a dozen of
them have challenged htm of late. Dixon re
fuses to meet any one at more than 120
• • •
"Denver Ed" Smith, who is at present In
Mechanicsville, N. V.. seems very much dis
pleased at the manner in which Bob FMUsim
mons has ignored his challenge to fight him tor
the championship of the world with bare
knuckles, and he has notified Sam Austin to
cable to England again, hoping to get a satis
factory reply from Fitzsimmons.
• * *
Joe Goddard, who was defeated by "Denver
Ed" Smith, Is now a prosperous boatmaker in
• • •
Joe Walcott is considering whether he will
go to San Francisco to meet Billy Gallagher.
He has been offered a good purse.
• • •
A match has been practically arranged be
tween Young Griffo and Eddie Connolly of
Boston, before the Cleveland Athletic club.
• * •
A San Francisco man, who thinks there
is much existing apprehension about Tom
Sharkey, writes of him as follows: 'So far
the Marine has not delivered a clean knock
out blow on any of his opponents. He
rushes them, roughs them, throws them,
about, and, having such wonderful strength,
he weakens them until they can't hit. I don't
want to detract from him, however, for to
tell the truth, he is a very dangerous man
for any hand puncher that will attempt to
rough it with him. He has only a slight
knowledge cf boxing, but understands suffi
cient to place himself in an extremely awk
ward position to get at. Standing with his
feet far apart and bending over to the right
at the first offensive movement of an oppo
nent he lowers his head and comes in with
a rush. He covers his jaw against uppercuts
with his right, swings his left with tremend
ous force wherever he thinks his man's
head ought to be, and, having got against
his opponent, with his head still tucked away,
swings his right in any old direction, trust
ing to luck to -make connections. This move
over in a wink, Sharkey has his opponent
round the waist in the cofls of a baa constrict
or, from which the clutched man soon learns
what a roughing from the sailor means. To
have any sort of conception of what the sailor
looks like, you would have to see him.
Sixth Chess Round.
NUREMBERG, July 25.— The sixth round
of the international chess masters' tournament
played in this city today resulted as fol
lows: Steinitz beat Charousek in a bish
op's gambit after 51 moves. Blackburn beat
Tarrasch in a Giuoco piano after 46 moves.
Janovski beat Teichmann in Giuoco piano
after 39 moves. Walbrodt beat Showalter in
a Ruy Lopez after 51 moves. Winawpr beat
Porges in a Ruy Lopez ofter 36 moves. Al
bin beat Schallopp in a French defense after
26 moves. Maroczy beat Pillsbury in a four
knights game after 34 moves. Marco and
Schiffers drew a Sicilian defense after 36
moves. Schlechter and Lasker drew a Scotch
game after 21 moves. Tschigorin had a bye.
The seventh round will be played Monday.
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