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JOHN L. m JEFF MEET
Many Claim Honor of Being
Called Peacemaker.
CORBET! IS ONE ASPIRANT
Mulcoon Chiefly Responsible for
Pcnring- Oil on the Troubled
Waters.
H«?no. \>v. June Who brought John
Ijl SolUran and James J. Jeffries together?
A vocifeivus chorus of "I did" perhaps
from a /or. Nasty tiiroats would preet
tha: query owape it propovaHied in the pres
ence of every 808 who to-night is posing
>. Jho orisinai peacemaker. Certainly, a
Jarge ran would be required to hold all the
oil alleßfd tr> have been poured on the
troubled waters. Even Jim Oorbett, the
tnan who jerk« d in the latchstrlng: <tf Ho
ana Sprir.es when John i. called last
Thursday to sre Jeffries, is trying to stake
out h claim to the honor.
"Tex" Rickard ;md Joe Choynski are
■saohg the other insistent candidates for
the title, but if the question were put to a
vote there is little doubt that John L».'s
*>•(! trainer. William Muldoon. would be ac
ci«ini'-d the man chiefly responsible for re
uniting: in the bonds of amity the famous
ex-chamrions. Sullivan's return visit to
the Jeffries camp to-day, and the friendly
reception jriven him by Oorbett and Jef
iries. were not unexpected.
"Gentleman Jim" was conveniently on
hand when Sullivan's automobile drew up.
"T guess everything is all right now," said
ihe old fighter, as he grasped i bell's out-
Btnetched hand.
"Surf." was the quick reply. An: as
thf»y stood chattinfr togeilier 1 battery of
cameras trained upon them by newspaper
phctt'trrajihers opened lire.
AluldKon. coming up, accompanied Cor
bett and SuDlvaa Into the rubbing room,
tvlie}^ Jeffries was stretched on a slab.
Th« bi« fellow held out his hand in wel
come, and John L.. Shook it warmly as he
cri.d:
"Hello, yojnp fellow! }•;_% heavens', you're
looking ■ mx."
"And 1 am s-trone, toe ' Jeffries told him.
Then, lor a quarter of an hour, they talked
ebout battles of a bygone day. and after
enothev handshake all round Sullivan re
turned to Reno.
Crowds tfaronged both training camps to
day. Jeffries, after light work in the morn-
Ing, went fishing. Jack Johnson worked
hard. Several miles on the road and seven
rounds of boxing in a broilins sun. not to
tl>eak of bag punching and medicine ball
jjlay, composed the initial grind in his new
camp. He linished, breathing easily, and
apparently in fine fettle. The altitude «.id
not seem to affect him.
An accident marred his afternoon pro-
grsninie. Driven by a terrific blow from !
the champion, the punching 1 bag broke j
from its mooring and struck Ben Benjamin,
a San Francisco sporting writer, full in
the fare, breaking his glasses and cutting
the flesh slightly under his eye. Johnson
expressed much regret over the m ~iia]\
Admitting that his first statement, given
cut Thursday night, was premature, "Tex"
Rickard last night definitely announced the
t-ale of his and Jeifries's interests in the
pictures for SKrt.OOO cash, that sum having
been placed on deposit D a Reno bank
r«iding the fulfilment of a signed contract.
William T. Bock, representing an East
ern syndicate, won the contest for their
, shares with a bid that topped by $15,000
an offer reported made yesterday afternoon
by San Franciscans, and. according to
Rickard, hardly had he and Jeffries at
tached their signatures to the agreement
drawn up by Rock's attorney than the
Calilornians rushed in with another bid
«if mfj.OM. Jeffries is to receive two- thirds
and Riokard one-third aC the JIOO.OCH.
Tnm O'Day, of San Francisco, is undcr
i stood to be the leader of the California
f bidders. 1 ■;:;., acting either independently
or for ■ Western syndicate, is said to be
the man who recently put $50,000 to John
son's credit In a San Francisco bank as
the negro champion's share in the deal.
Both O'Day and Rock are reported hard
after Gieaaon'a interest. The battle for
the picture rights baa been waging for
many months. Ever since the day last
December when Jeffries and Johnson were
matched for the big fight, picture men I
have been busy with attractive offers to
principals and promoters.
"Tex" Rickard said this morning that,
according to information which he has re
ceived from the Southern Pacific head- i
Quarters and which was reported by The
Associated Press last night, he is inclined
to believe that no diminution in the number i
of tight visitors will result from the change i
of battle ground from San Francisco to
Reno. The promoter estimates the crowd
naat will witness the contest at seventeen ■.
thousand.
The contractors promised Rickard to
night to have the arena finished in every
detail and ready for use by July 2. Sheriff j
C- P. Ferrell announced the appointment
Of two local physicians to act for the county
SB examining the fight principals ten hours
before they enter the ring, a requirement
stipulated by the state law.
£:x members of the state police, an or
ganization somewhat similar to the famous
Arizona rangers, will arrive from Carson
City to-morrow in charge of Lieutenant '
Cahlen. They will work In conjunction with |
the ■•-riff's deputies and the city's force I
of patrolmen in preserving order until after j
the Fourth.
To provide relief to j>ersons likely to be '
injured or taken ill at the ringside a tem
porary receiving hospital win be put up
near the site of the arena, and the Sheriff
etates that he wili appoint twelve of the
city's leading physicians to serve under the
banner of the Red Cross on the day of the
battle. These physicians will be stationed
IS various part.- of the arena. The city's
patrol wagon will be pressed Into service as
an ambulance.
Jack Gleason's visit to Reno to-day was
for the purpose of conferring with Rickard
regarding the tickets. Ho explained that
all who wished to cancel their certificates
must notify the promoters* San Francisco
bark before next Wednesday afternoon at
3 o'clock, otherwise it would be inferred j
that redemption was not intended. Owners !
of certificates may exchange them for I
arena seats, either at the ci:y ticket office
to be established here, or In San Francisco. '
Tom Jones, manager of Ad Wolgast j
has j?ent a message to the lightweight
champion at his home in Michigan, in- !
rtructing l.iift to leave for Reno as soon as I
possible. Battling Nelson is also Ex
pected here :or the fight, and Jones will en
deavor to arrange a match between the
clever little fellows to be held here on
Labor Day.
"It a!! rests with >."e.=on," declared the
champion's manager. "If he wants to fight j
again. Ad will be only too glad to give him
a chance."
Word was received at Jeffries** camp to
day that Freak Gotoh. the ■wrestler, will
leave lowa for Reno to-morrow night.
BIG MONEY FOR JEFFRIES
Hot Favorite Now for Battle
with Jack Johnson.
San Francisco, June 25.— Betting on the
Jeffries-Johnton fight here to-day has been
heavy, with the odds 30 to 6 in favor of
Jeffries. Th?;re was a strong rush of Jef
fries money, and it is believed that before
ateht as odds will be 2to 1 in favor of the
Thite man.
The managers of the two l»i»c poolrooms,
who are handling most of the pelting here,
report that they are doing more business
than on any previous ring battle. Some
Eastern money Is coming in, but' the odds
have been made- by local bettors.
THE 'VARSITY EIGHT-OARED CRE
CORNELL FRESHMEN WIN
Columbia Second After Fierce
Struggle with Syracuse.
(By T'leirraph to The Trlbunr.]
Pouphkeepsie, N. V., June 25.-Roußh
water and a spanking breeze from the
south greeted the freshman crews as they
lined up at the start. Cornell won easily.
Kor the first mile the Ithacans had all they
could d<i to hold the Columbia youngsters,
but after that point they had the race to
themselves and won as they pleased.
The Columbia crew "blew" at the mile
and a half mark, and it was only by the
most desperate rowing: that It was able
to hold second place from the Syracuse
eipht. which pulled up to within a few
feet of the bow of the Columbia shell be
fore the advance was checked. Pennsyl
vania and Wisconsin had it nip and tuck,
but both were hopelessly outclassed. Penn
sylvania petting the fourth position by a
lenffth or so from the Badger cubs.
Cornell's time was 10 minutes 40 seconds,
niore than half a minute slower than the
record. Columbia finished in 10 minutes
53 2-E seconds, Syracuse in 10 minutes 53 4-5
seconds, Pennsylvania in 11 minutes 9 1-5
seconds and Wisconsin in 11 minutes 15 1-5
seconds.
Cornell made the pace from the bepin
ntng. petting the lead at the start and hold
ing it throughout. Columbia was only a
quarter of a length behind the Ithacans at
the half-mile mark, but the crew was not
rowing with the same smoothness and pre
cision that marked the onward movement
of the Cornell eight. Despite the difference
in form, however, the Columbia crew man
aged to keep up. and at the bridge was
just about the same distance behind the
leaders. Long before this, however, there
had been open water between the Colum
1 ia and Syracuse shells, and as the New
Yorkers continued to hold the Corneilians
the gap grew larger between the first and
the second division crews. The Quakers
and Wisconsin were more than open water
behind the Syrac_*se crew.
Just afier paHßmg under the bridge and
before the mile and a quarter mark had
i been rei-.ched the Columbia crew gave way
: under the strain and gradually dropped
back behind the Cornell boat. At the mile
and a half mark Bissell, at No. 6 in the
Columbia boat, caught a crab, and the
whole crew rowed e\en more raggedly,
while Cornell swept on in perfect form.
Cornell won by three lengths from Co
lombia.
The Ot.lnmbians had all they could do to
hold off the Syracuse youngsters, who came
ot; aimost irresistibly. It was an even
chance that Columbia would lose the place,
tut the crew managed to hold together
l-'iTi^ enough to cross the line. The other
crews were hopelessly out of it and finished
lengths behind.
THE CORNELL 'VARSITY CREW.
The winning Cornell 'varsity crew was
made up of five New York men, two others
are from New Jersey, and the eighth oars
man comes from Australia.
The personnel of the crew follows: C. N.
Sc-agrave, Wellegley, Mass.; L.. D. Simson,
Tonawanda. N. \.. il ]!. Wakeley. Kast
Orange. N. J.; W. M. Aitchisnn, Morris
town, N. J.; S. H. Button. Ithaca, X. V.;
P. \j. Day. rSrif^ane. Australia- Sewoll
Names, Kaidwinsville. N. V. : L. F. Bowen,
Ithaca, X. V., and J. A. Clar, Sidney, N. Y.
SPECIALS FOR_FI_GHT "FANS"
Trains or Single Cars Arranged
For at Many Points.
San Francisco, June 24.— Six special trains
of five cars each will leave this city for
Reno, Nev., two days before tho Jeffries-
Johnson fight. Besides, there will be many
special care attached to th<- regular trains
According to orders on hand at this time
there will be one special train from Salt
UUte City, one from Denver, one from
Birmingham, Ala., and one from New
Orleans Two special ear.* will leave St
L-ouis with p.issengers for the tight and one
will etart from Ogden. It is expected that
Chicago' will send two special trains.
"Beating of the *\Sar*ity
Cretan in "Big "Race.
COLUMBIA.
Name and position. Age. lit. Wt.
W. StelnNrhnelder. bow.. 21 6.10 101
A. M. Hamnian. 2 22 6.01% 174
S. ritt. 3 19 6.00 IC2
0. downing, 4 20 6.00 162
P. iw-n-'i.in:. 5 21 6.02% 1-0
1.. Murphy, 6 22 6.01,* 164
K. Miller. 7 22 6.02 lf.G
I- K. Clapp, stroke 24 5.08 156
Average* 21% 6.00V4 166 V*
A. Bro<k. coxswain 18 5.03 103
Substitutes J. Pullrj-n, R. S. Sncvlly.
I". S. Dclli-niiHijßli and F. Oilman.
CORNELL.
C. X. S*airrave. bow 23 5.07 175
1.. I). Siimum, 2 23 5.11 175
C. W. Wakely, 8 21 6.00 }(\A
W. M. Altrliixon, 4 22 6.02»/» 185
S. H. BottOßt, 5 23 6.00 " 179
IV 1.. Day. 6 ." 25 6.01 173
S. Names, 7 26 <i.(il>/2 1"4
15. F. Bourn, ntrokr 22 5.11 158
Ai<Ta ed »3% 5.11 .8 173V4
J. A. Clark. roißwaln... 20 5.05 111
Substitute* — Max Smith, V. E. Carpenter,
W. K. Backup and J. %V. tJavett.
PENNSYLVANIA.
A. Itcmiitt. b«.iv 21 6.01 104
1.. \V. lluugluiiil, 2 22 6.00 Ififl
J. Alexander, 8 19 C.OO 163
E. L. I>e Lone 4 20 5.1(1'/. 173
K. 1.. Smith, 5 22 6.01 " 16»
K. 11. shoemaker. 6 .19 . 6.01 178
J. P. Walton, 7 22 6.01 1H&.
T. I;. ..: • Jr., stroke 19 5.10 1. »7
Averar*-* • - 20% 6.0014 169%
F. M. Wllllama, cox**mln 20 8.00 103
Subfltltnt*»— J. p. r«Tiu>ion. ,1 11. Bell
H. E. l>ttrr»on and E. W. McGrath.
SYRACUSE.
H. K. Toppinj:. bow S4 8.10 165
K. B. ■Williams, i 21 6.00 154
S. H. Camp, 3 28 6.00 170
M. C. Shlmer, 4 85 8.00 165
D. J. Frawlej, 5 24 6.01 100
A. J. Grimm. 6 22 C.Ol 168
P. F. Putnam. 7 24 6.03 178
D. K. Banki, stroke 24 5.11 158
Averages 23% 6.00V4 lUBU.
F. K. KMredfe, coxswain 22 6.06 117 "
Substitute— E. I>. Ilewra.
WISCONSIN.
11. A. Siininirht, bow... 24 5.11 jqj
H. lierr. 2 . 22 6.(NJV> IC3
K. M. True. 3 23 5.11 " 163
I- E. Vojer. 4 22 5.11 lv ,
N. V. M Millar. 5 2? «01 mo
K. Hare. 6 22 6.01 jco
K. Kraatz, 7 23 6.0© 170
J. W. Wile*. Mrcke 22 6.D1 »,4 170
ATerage* 22% 6.00* 167
\\ D. Richardson, coxfl*n 25 507 IDS
Nih.iliuif — C. E. Terry.
NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SUNDAY, TONE 26. 1910.
THE CORNELL CREWS, AVTTTCTT SWEPT THE HUDSON, AND THEIR COACH.
CHARLES E. COTTRTNEY.
Coach of the crews.
t
Cornell Cretvs Again
Sbveep Hudson Clean
there would have been nothing to re
deem the whole afternoon's programme
as laid out by the committee. The
crews for the four-oared race were called
out at 4:30 o'clock, and it was almost
exactly an hour later when the commit
tee boat steamed leisurely into place
and sent them off.
The freshman race was started with
some dispatch, but the delay of the first
race made the second come at the time
for the third. Then came a long, dreary
wait. Bet%veen f> and 0 o'clock a breeze
from- the south that had promised trou
ble all the afternoon became strong, and
when it was time to start the 'varsity
race the river Avas rough. Not a crew
appeared at the starting line, and the
referee's boat was sent to investigate.
Going down to the Columbia quarters,
where the crews were waiting before
putting out for the start, it was learned
that the coaches feared to send the men
out in the ever rougher water. Then
there was another wait while the com
mittee boat went out on a voyage of dis
covery.
Crews Off After Long Delay.
Finally, after an hour's waiting, the
crews were brought to the line and sent
off at 7:45 o'clock, an hour and a quar
ter behind time. No explanation was
made to the exasperated thousands, who
fumed and fretted on the crowded obser
vation train.
That delay was amply repaid, how
ever, as the 'varsity race later showed.
The water was extremely rough out in
midstream, where Columbia and Wis
consin were to row. Inside Cornell,
Syracuse and Pennsylvania had the best
water by far, with Pennsylvania in
water that was wellnigh perfect, al
though not altogether smooth. Colum
bia had been considered Cornell's most
worthy opponent, but the crews had not
gone a mile when it was definitely con
ceded that the rough water was too
much for the crew from Morning Side
Heights, and, although the Columbians
struggled gamely to keep in the run
ning, they could not pull up on the lead
ing crews. Syracuse, like Columbia, held
on for about a mile, and then the
Orange eight found the pace too hot
and gradually dropped back, occasionally
rubbing in on Columbia and trying to
pull away from the New Yorkers.
Eventually Syracuse was completely lost
sight Of, along with Wisconsin, in the
mor.- engrossing struggle between Cor
nell and the Quakers
Physique and Stamina Win.
Superior physique and .stamina alone
won the race for Cornell. There was
also a big difference in the weight of
the men, and in addition the experience
of the Cornell crew was infinite com
pared with Pennsylvania's. Hut good
rowing almost won for extreme youth.
Ward's men pulled along with a beau
tiful even swing, which was shorter
than Cornell's, but which was still Just
as effective as the longer stroke in
pushing the boat through the water.
The Cornell crew rowed with a world of
confidence — confidence born of years of
victories.
Pennsylvania weni to th<' line with
everything to gain and nothing to lose.
There u^ no brilliant record to uphold.
but there was one to make, and the '10
Pennsylvania crew rowed to the finish
with undaunted spirit.
The regatta scene was much the same
h* in former years. Any one who has
seen the upper Hudson Valley in all the
glories of a ripening summer know that
there ia no more beautiful picture to be
THE -VARSITY FOUR-OARED CREW,
Continued from first page.
seen. Green hills sweep majestically
down from an emerald blue sky to the
very water's edge, delineated only at the
bottom by the brown sere line of the
railroad. The marine picture was more
wonderful than it has been in years
past. From the bridge to the finish line
there was a double line of completely
adorned yachts, and packed close in be
tween them were small boats galore,
each bearing its own share of bright
color. The observation train, thirty-nine
cars long, was crowded with human
freight, each car being loaded to its
capacity.
A Beautiful Picture.
There was nothing to detract from the
pir-turc-, either on land or water. As the
night fell and the changing lights were
reflected from the water nothing prettier
could have been desired, and the il
lumination of the boats as the crews
fought their way down foot by foot was
something that is rarely seen.
Cornell's triple victory left little con
solation for any of the other crews, ex
cept the fragmentary morsels that fall
to those that finish directly behind the
victors. Pennsylvania, of course, won
the sympathy of every one who wit
nessed the struggle made by the 'varsity
eight against the superior forces mus
tered by Charles Courtney.
Columbia's supporters, full of hope,
and inwardly praying that three years
of close fighting finishes would at last
have its reward in victory, had to be
content with a second in the freshman
race, and not a very good second at
that, because foot by foot the Syracuse
freshmen were creeping up on the Blue
and White prow, and in another half
dozen strokes would have put the
Orange ahead of the lighter colors.
Syracuse did that In the four-oared race,
putting the crew in second place, after
Columbia had gamely hung on to Cor
nell for more than a mile and then re
linquished its hold to the Orange. Wis
consin was absolutely without consola
tion, last place in both the 'varsity and
freshman races being about as bad as
any crew can possibly do.
There was an accident in the four
oared race that might have resulted
fatally had those near the Columbia
crew when it was thrown into the water
by the capsizing of the shell not hurried
to the rescue.
Keater Rescued After Struggle.
' As it was. Keater, one of the oarsmen,
had to be fished out after a hard strug
gle, and Stecker'i, the bow our, had to
be cut from his shoes before he could
be pulled into safety. When the men
had rested; however, the shell was
righted and, climbing into their places,
the men rowed the two miles back to
their boathouse amid the cheers of the
thousands ashore and afloat.
The story of the 'varßity race is once
more the recounting: of a Cornell vic
tory, not one of the sweeping kind that
used to rule on the Hudson, but of the
sort that have been the rule within the
last few years. Following the long de
lay on account of rough water, the Co
lumbia 'varsity eight slowly pulled to
the starting line and lay in the lee of
Krum Elbow, while Cornell, Pennsyl
vania, Syracuse and Wisconsin came up
in turn. There was still a heavy sea
running when Mr. Euatis, the referee, or
derec* iii«- men to get un their marks.
There were the usual backing and filling
and breakaways as the crews tried to
come up to their stakeboats. When all
were at. rest at last . the . word slowly,
passed from crew to crew, "Ready all!"
"Ready all!" repeated the referee, and a
moment later a cannon flashed and the
crews were off.
"They're Off! They're Off!"
Every crew caught the water in splen
did style and jumped off for the first
quarter mile at breakneck speed. The
Quaker crew gave notice even at the
start that they were going to be con
tenders. Tom Reath, the stroke, swung
his men Into a forty-to-the-minutn
stride in the first few yards, and
in less time than it takes to tell it
the prow of the Pennsylvania boat was
leading the way in the long fight for the
bridge. Cornell, however, also took those
first strokes at high speed, and the Ith
acans were right on the heels of the
flashing Pennsylvania boat. Columbia,
Wisconsin and Syracuse were going
right along, but the race was young, and
a few feet were neither here nor there.
The rough water bothered the Columbia
men more than any of the others, be
cause they were getting more of It.
Clapp of necessity, therefore, held his
stroke down to 32, and the boat went
well even at that comparatively low
stroke.
Nothing much happened in the first
; quarter mile, except that Pennsylvania
and Cornell were having It tooth and
nail, with Syracuse between them doing
Its best to hold up. Wisconsin also was
! right into the van, while Columbia wa_<»
' swashing through the choppy water last
iby a quarter of a length or so. In the
j next few strokes the entire complexion
!of the race changed. Pennsylvania,
j from whom so much was expected,
; dropped into last place with the sud
denness of a rocket, and Cornell leaped
to the front, with Wisconsin second and
' Syracuse third. Bowen, the Cornell
stroke, was rowing a carefully Judged
' race, never varying his stroke and send
ing the men behind him along at an
even thirty-three or thereabouts. Colum
bia at this point began to show some
thing, because the New Yorkers caught
momentarily some good water and their
light boat shot right ahead. Syracuse
was caught and passed, and the Colum
bia rooters had visions of the eight
pushing itself out to the front and as
suming command of the situation:
Columbia Hits Rough Water.
But that was without counting on the
rough water that was ahead. Columbia
hit another patch of it, and once more
began to drop back, going In behind
Wisconsin as that crew flashed past the
mile mark in fourth position, behind
Pennsylvania, Cornell and Syracuse.
The Quaker coxswain quite unexpectedly
had deviated from his course and sought
the comparatively smooth water close
in shore That was where Pennsyl
vania saved Its energy for the final mile.
Coming along slowly and easily nt first
and then with greater speed, the
Quakers came from behind and bore
down on the Cornell boat stroke by
stroke.
Passing the Columbia quarters, the
Blue and White "varsity eight spurted,
shooting past Wisconsin, the next to out-
Bide crew, and smashing through the
water at a terrific rate. At the mile and
a half mark Columbia was second to
Cornell's first. Columbia did not main
tain its position long, however, and soon
dropped back. Then came the real race.
Ward let off a cloud of steam from his
launch and the crew went further in
shore, losing a little on distance, but
making far more than that in the. better
water. Cornell, too, being considerably
ahead of Syracuse, saw the advantages
to be gained by getting close to shore,
and followed the Quakers in. At the
two-mile mark Cornell was going along
wonderfully at a moderate stroke some
feet ahead of Pennsylvania, which was
coming along like a house on tire.
The Quakers were open water ahead
of Syracuse. Down past Herring Point
the crews aped bow to. bow, and on past
THE FRESHMAN EIGHT-OARED
CREW.
the boathouses. At the three and a half
mile mark Pennsylvania had an eighth
lof a length advantage. Then the gloom
1 and the river mist began to make the
j outlines blurred, everything hazed, and
I only the flash of the Cornell oars and'the
! churning of the Quaker blades showed
j where the crews were. The other crews
j were almost wellnigh out of vision, so
dark and misty had the river become.
To the bridge the story was the same.
Pennsylvania held on, Cornell not being
able to gain an inch, despite her heroic
work. At the bridge there was the usual
expectancy when the famous Cornell
spurt is waited for. The spurt came, and
the Cornell crew romped out a bit ahead.
Then the unexpected happened. Reath
and the youngsters he was rowing with
answered that spurt and answered it de
cisively. Stroke for stroke the Quakers
gained, and soon were again on even
terms with the Ithacans.
Bowen saw that the unexpected spurt
by Pennsylvania had cost more effort
than it should, and carefully biding his
time he let his crew run along for an
other quarter of a mile. Then Cornell
went. There was nothing very heroic or
dramatic about it_ The Cornell crew in
creased its stroke, and in half a minute
had a margin of half a length on Penn
sylvania. Reath did not endeavor to
answer that second sprint, saving him
self and his men for the harder one that
was to come later, when the crews were
nearer the flatsh.
The Final Fierce Struggle.
His Judgment did not err, for in that
last half mile the Quaker eight not only
managed to gain on Cornell, but it man
aged to regain pretty nearly all that had
been lost in the earlier spurt. The crew
pulled through each stroke manfully, but
Cornell had those few feet, and it also
had a crew composed of tireless muscle
and brawn which was older and more
experienced. The Ithacans held their
slight advantage, and once more flashed
through the line of lighted craft a win
ner by feet. It was another brilliant
victory.
There was no collapsing in either the
Cornell ox Quaker boats after that
trruelling '".nish, however, and both
crews, sittirsr up straight, gave their
Cteerr, '.I.en put about and hurried off
through Use dark to their boathouses.
Trailing tiong after the winners came
Columbia, Syracuse and Wisconsin, in
order. Columbia shot Its bolt at the mile
and a half mark, and could not push its
boat through the water after that.
Wisconsin and Syracuse were so far
out of it that after the first mile they
were nothing more than names in the
race. They were never even dangerous,
but both did the best they could. Wis
consin was Arc lengths behind Syracuse,
and the Orange was two lengths behind
Columbia. It was so dark when they
finished that a searchlight had to be
placed on the water to show the cox
swains the lanes between the swarm of
small craft.
The time of the winning crew was 20
minutes and 42 seconds, while Pennsyl
vania's time was 20 minutes and 44 sec
onds. • The time of the other crews was
not taken, as it was impossible to dis
tinguish the mark boat and buoys in tho
dnrk.
Boevting of Placed Crews
FRESHMAN EIGHTS.
- v . < OKNKI.I .
'.Nome and pillion. Age. It: \\ (
M. l\ Thatcher, liow . . . 19 000 1,0
*;• *• u » "'■*''■• •» .vio 133
C. W. nroivn. 3 . is ft.ll ,73, 73
VU. Shaper. * i» 60 ° »•"
•I. 11. Munn, 5 ••> 600 l;o
"■ -V 22 5? V*® *- ll *» ■■
.1. H. Kluott. 7 so 311 ir.3
K. 11. I Kill-, ntroKr. :..... 20 39 ' 157
•*»»«€*• 10 6 511 |.;i x
11. 1., (ruudall. coxswain 17 S3 107
» .;..!"> COLUMBIA.
K. W. Sap*., bow 19,7 ' « 10 . ...
VF. Rnprorht. 2... 19 Si 0 *» *"
&S.SSS.Y::::::: ?.«.,. luu.\l\
SS.MSTK'.*:.!: 108 »n i-u
t. rhllltpfton. »fr,.k- ?».• i; J 6< ,
R. I. Wood. •■ox«H.,i n in. 11 ,vi* • in*
•VAKSITY FOrns.
••} CORNELL
11. K. L«fTrrt7. 8. . . . . ' .1, "X? IS
<•• 11. CnwTd. Jr.. £*; tlgKJ^ js£
ATOM i^aS* 1 Ml* MM
>\ it ICM
J|:^K^:::::::^ -■: {»
U. C. Babbitt, .trow...!; S^Bjfoß
<i V. R.bbltl. *«rok* „ £oi -yS
BROWN SETS NEW M«
Princetonian Breaks Intercom
legiate Record in Mile Swim.
TIGERS FURNISH SURPRISE
Capture First Place •in Every
Fixture of Swimming Meet
at Travers Island.
H. Brown, of Princeton, established »
new Intercollegiate record In the tint oat.
door Intercollegiate swimming chaapioa
shlps held at Travers Island yesterday, wlmb
he won the one-mile rac* In 3 ntirruta
64 3-5 seconds. Brown defeated I. •$?
Anthony, of Pennsylvania, and G. G. Jic-
Gregor. of Yale. In most Impressive s*7!*
crossing the line fully thirty yards ahead of
Anthony, who in turn led the Tale oaa
by a hundred yards.
The cons of Old Nassau made a de*a
sweep of the programme, winning fir*
place In every event, and rolling up a. total
of twenty polnt3. Tale was second, '»{£
eight points, while Pennsylvania, finished
third, with six points to her credit. WlB.
lams and j the College of the City of New
York brought up the rear. with one point
each. Prlnceton'3 victory came as a great
surprise, as practically every team repr*.
sented had defeated the Tigers la deal
meets during- the winter.
The course lay across the tide, wMea
' ran with unusual swiftness and retarded
the progress of the swimmers. The effect
I of the current was particularly noticeable
In the last stages of the 440-yard race,
when the contestants had to turn at right
angles and swim against the tide in order
j to touch the take-off board.
At the gun crack which started the mrts*
mers on their Journey In the mile race
Brown shot Into the lead, using a long, lazy
appeaVlng side stroke, closely followed by
Anthony, of Pennsylvania, and Hyde, of
Yale. This order was maintained for the
first lap, but at the quarter McGregor male
a strong epurt, which carried him past
Hyde, who dropped back hats fourth place,
apparently very tired. At this point Brown
was ten yards ahead of Anthony and the
latter was sixty yards ahead of McGregor.
As the men started the fourth lap An
thony spurted in a great endeavor to over
take Brown. The Princetonlan, however,
heard him coming, and answered the chal
lenge with a furious burst of speed" that
kept him in front. He flashed by the half
mile in 14 minutes 12 2-5 seconds.
While Brown and Anthony were flghttef
It out for the lead, another merry duel was
going on between Hyde and Weber for
fourth place, the former being victorious.
The last quarter mile produced the battle
loyal of the race. Brown lacked only tea
yards of lapping Weber and had a lead of
about twenty yards over Anthony. Falling
in behind, the Columbia boy took his pace.
The latter called all his reserve Into play
to prevent being lapped, and, followed
closely by the flying Prlncetonian, mads •
great sprint. He acted Just in accordance
with Brown's plans, and slowly but surely
the pair drew away from Anthony, until
Brown was fully twenty-five yards ahead
of the latter. Jost before turning the last
lap Brown lapped Weber, and soon passed
Hyde, who was In fourth place.
The- last lap saw Brown sprint aw?y fna
his field with renewed vigor.
After a short rest Brown faced" th»
starter in the 440-yard race. This cor.test
was a repetition of the mile event. Brown
opened a gap of three yards In the first
lap. and each stroke saw Ms lead grow
wider until he passed the line, with fifteen
yards to spare.
Palmer and Eyre fought out a pretty
dtjel • for second place, swimming 1 neck and
neck until the final lap, when Eyre
spurted away and outdistanced Palmer by
thirty yards. The summary follows:
100-yard swim fopen only la students next:
having won a place In aa interco!!<slat» ch«n:
plonship 1— Won by H. GosnHl. Princeton:
J. M. Borden. Pennsylvania, second; A. EM
man. College of the City of New Yoric. thirt.
Tlme..l:l&
One-mile Intercollegiate swimming cham
pionship — Won by H. Brown. Princeton; I. W.
Anthony. Pennsylvania, second, P. McGrejsr.
Yal*. third. Time, 28:54 2-."..
Fancy h:»rh diving for Intercollejciate cham
pionship — by H. Platt. Princeton. 34 1-4
points; J. F. Dunn. Yale, second. 32 1-3 points:
J. B. Carey. Yale, third. 3D 2-3 points.
440-^rartl Intercollegiate championship Was
by- H Brown, Princeton: H. S. Palmer. Tal«.
second: J. Eyre. Williams, third. Tl*a
6:38 -:-."-
CORNELL FOUR EASY VICTOR
Ithacans Romp Away with Firs;
Race- Columbia Capsizes.
[By Telegraph to Th-? Tribune.]
Poughkeepsle, N. V.. June 23.— Corn?lTi
I veteran four-oared crew had little difficulty
: In winning the first race of the day. Court-
I ney's men rowed over the course, and that
was about all there was to the race, m
; though Columbia and Syracuse furnished
plenty of excitement in the last mile, wnea
1 the Orange crew caught and passed th»
1 New Yorkers and gave chase to the Cor
nelllans. • ■
Cornell's time was 10 minutes 32 second*
to 11 minutes 20 seconds for Syracuse, 13
minutes 43 seconds lbs Columbia and C
minutes 44 seconds for Pennsylvania.
Columbia capsized at the finish line arf
] almost lost third place thereby, but t»»
I shell finally got over the line just a second
I before the Re.l and Blue boat. Actually.
however. Columbia beat Pennsylvania
easily by half a dozen lengths', and *»»
getting further away at the rir.is.i.
Cornell shot out at. tin start with V*
stroke at forty %to the minute. This wat
after nearly a:: hour's delay, when a pass
ing tugboat had pushed one of the *"**.
marks out of position and the s:twaro»
boat had to be found before the fli<at roy *
be put back. While this was gotas •*
Columbia was waiting at the lin<e. - ivin *
paddled out from the boathouse four ™*"
utes before the race was scheduled- ****
lit the men lay to In tTtr- sun for a wW»
and then shifted them into the shade. "*
an hour later the Syracuse four '■'***£
the start, but it wwi not until the stewarsr
boat had arrived that the Corneß * n °
Pennsylvania boats put in ar. appear***
The men in the other boats were chU£
from the long wait, and their rowing for £*
tirst half mile showed that something *»
wrong. . '>' h t
The ntiaiaaa Incased their lead as t^j
went under the bridge and cam* o«« "*"
lengths to the good. Tuis Is wb*W W« "j"
Innate crew began to Orop back. *» ■
th. nest quarter mile it was P**»«f/~
Syracuse, which lock np the tafk H »^»
the > 'nmeli «t nee. That PP»«? a t .
all Job. luiwev.r. for the Ittnca ""^2
going right along, although it wca^'^, a
slightly iii the last half mile aa*J at •—
finish Syracuse was crawling up.
Columbia Just about reached ,
when the starboard oars smashed^ , xrt
the float and the shell was upset. Stec am
the bow man, lost control of the oaL^,
before the mcc could hold on t - er ,, f4r .
thrown into the water. Steckert Te 2," fft ,
ly had a serious time of it. tot. ■* ng ,
caught in the shoes and he cox-
loosen them until they were cv. -
Pennsylvania Just slid over the u°- *"
the Columbia shell got fully across w- „*
Colonel John Jacob Astor. with^ "
Vincent, were on the observation lr^ aae |
companled ■>■ a party of fr » en *!L & hi'
Astor -rame down from Khln ?°~Lj «m
motor boat, the Spendthrift, •*"
landrd at the finish line Jl*B*J I * B *- 0 * TB«
observation train began to pull itUl*
Observation train i^<*:'» '" ' d t h# «•*
steps had all been taken in. ana
dart ol refused to put *he m , v ., o i
Colonel Astor With several """^^flS
his party be walked more tßan *
the railroad track to the « l » b1^. HP
where the train had stopped W ; ""
New York pas«enger«.

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