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that part of the time it seemed merely
a drifting contest. Rounding the first Btake, there was a beat west by north and here both yachts were all but be? calmed. But always after tho first few miles Shamrock IV led. On the attendant boats the opinion was almost unanimous that there would be no race, but the amazement grew that the Shamrock should lend in that light wind and that quiet sea. The breeze freshened sligbtly as the green boat worked up to the second stake and those who had gone beiow to loll came up and began to tako interest in the yachts again. Starting on the third and last leg the blunt nose of Shamrock was push? ing through the quiet seas more than & mile ahead of the defender. Even then the suggestion that the challenger might win a race aroused derision. There was an almost imperceptible quicken? ing of the breeze. It probably blew about five miles an hour and Shamrock hoisted more canvas and started to reach for the "finish mark with the out? line of the dainty defender growing dimmer and dimmer in the distance. From the bridge of the destroyer Sommes Captain "Bully" Norton an? nounced that the Shamrock certainly would finish within her time. Then the interest quickened. Made blas? by the first fluky win and the second fluky fu? tility, the watchers on the S?minos had begun to think lightly of the sport. But suddenly it flashed upon them ,|hat this might be the turning point, the second victory of Sir Thomas Lip tfin is his game struggle for the cup. It was drawing near to the climax of the sea fight that had been going on since the America had brought home that hundred guinea cup from British waters. Resolute in Patch of Doldrums Then what had happened to Captain William P. Burton of Shamrock hap- ; pened to Charles Francis Adams of the defender. Far to windward, Resolute passed into a patch of the doldrums and the challenger plowed steadily ahead with her blunt prow, while the faint silhouette of Resolute became fainter and fainter. ' That tho Shamrock would pass the ? finish mark far in the lead of the de fender was certain, though the stub born backers of Resolute and of Captain Adams would not concede it. SVen though the defender was as dim *'s a wraith ship by this time against , ths gray and misty skies. But could Shamrock make up the seven minutes and a fraction of handicap and the other seconds at the start? Within half a mile of Shamrock all the navigators, amateur and profes? sional, aboard the destroyer Semmes ?ft'ere doubtful. The scene suggested no excitement. There was Shamrock ?with her frowsy looking sails, her blunt nose and a bowsprit as ugly as a? railroad tie stuck forward on her in a hurry, plowing along nosing the water like a green China pig rooting. She w. s no more attractive than a hay scow running for her dock. Sirens Shrill a Welcome The attendant boats were crowding up to be in at the finish and the faint outline of Resolute flitted in and out behind their outlines. The Semmes unded the official tug and hove to j.'.st beyond the finishing line. With he1 mainsail, her club top and a reaching jib up, Shamrock" IV came ncrops the finish line. Her nose seemed to bump awkardly against the red and white hull of the lightship, but she swung olear and seemed to flounder across. The sirens shrilled and the steam whistles howled a welcome. The little vachts, the launches and the tugs were jostling for position. Every sort of timepiece was brought into requisition and they watched the sec? onds ticked "off as Resolute came up to the mark. After the green Shamrock had swung by the mark r-he drooped her jib and flitted back ?rid forth beyond1 the line waiting for Resolute to come j up. The minutes passed as they; C? unted them off on the attendant boats. Captain Burton had relinquish? ed the wheel and stood in his shirt .siccves watching the dainty rivai sloop come up. In the cockpit sat Mrs. Burton watching her watch. Resolute had come out of the mists. She was no longer a wraith vessel. She was a jiving boat coming up rapidly, her clean cut bow cleaving aside the water impatiently. She was hurrying, hurry? ing. Time Limit Passes, Burton Relaxes Captain Burton clutched a rope and Watched intently, glancing now and then at' his wife with the watch. Reso? lute, under full sail, seemed to be sweeping along and with her she was sweeping aside all the Lipton luck, all the luck of Shamrock IV and all the sea? manship in the fftce of mishaps that Captain Burton hid shown. Suddenly the skipper of Shamrock received a signal from his wife and he relaxed. The time limit had been passed. It did not matter how daintily Reso? lute swept up to the red and white lightship now. Shamrock had won. It had made up all or ihe handicap that the mathematicians had imposed upon it. In just as fluky a sea as the one in which it had been distanced, outsailed and outlucked Saturday, Shamrock IV had won a clean cut victory over the same boat and the same crew. Captain Burton had come back, despite a burst of criticism that Was close to being cruel. Burton Proves He WaB Right "I can boat Resolute," Captain Bur? ton told Sir Thomas Lipton when all of Lipton's friends had sworn that he must change ?skippers or bo made ridiculous in this race. What must have been the emotions of the sturdy old baronet when he saw tho start, with the Shamrock floundering like a canal boat and ripping her balloon jib, and when she finally got it up, only Sir Thomas can tell. Whatever his faith in Burton might have been it must have wavered at times during the race. "I can beat Resolute with Sham? rock," Captain Burton declared stub? bornly in the secret councils that fol? lowed the fiasco of Saturday. It might lave been the stubbornness of the man that impressed Sir Thomas, to whom the winning of tho cup meant the goal and the climax of his career. There was the same sea pageantry that covered the sea on the first two starts when the yachts came up to .the Ambrose Lightship. The smaller power boats were a bit more numerous, the navy blimp hung over the starting line, and the aeroplanes buzzed around it. The same, setting practically as on the first day, with the exception that the regular Ambrose Lightship was off duty and the red ami white relief served as the starting point. There was a breeze in the lower bay wh??n tiie craft started forth, but out? side the sea seemed to be as oily anci quiet as it was Saturday, where th( yacnts drifted and glide4 through 8 succession of doldrums into no race Those who claimed to know the whimsi? cal seas outside said that there would be no race, and if there was a race that Resolute, which had led Shamrock by five miles with a lirrht breeze and quiet waters, would win easily. Elements Seemed Against Challenger The elements eVidently were against Shamrock IV and against Burton. And the sea critics, cruel as the land critics, were waiting to see what they . had predicted come to pass. They .were sorry'for Sir Thomas Lipton, o? (Course. Hut he should have listened to ? advice. The committee boat signaled a Quar Reefing Their Balloon Jibs Shamrock and Resolute displaying like tactics. This photograph was taken from an airplane by Sergeant John Rogers, United States Air Service, Mitchel Field. His pilot was Lieutenant J. B. Wright, U.S.A. * Shamrock Wins With Newly Designed Sail The "Shamrock puller" won the second yacht race for Sir Thomas Lipton and may give him the America's Cup. It was invented by Captain Charles Nicholson, de? signer of the challenger, and was used for the first time in yester? day's race. The "Shamrock puller" is a small triangular jib sail setting close clown the mast and running from the stem of the bowsprit to a point just below the foot of the topmast, just fill? ing in the space between the big flying jib and the mast. Designer Nicholson declared early in the race that he would not name the new sail until to? day, but when Shamrock passed the finish line well ahead of the defender, he said "It's the 'Sham? rock puller.' " ? . 1 ter of an hour delay in the start as the yachts jockeyed around in barely enough wind to keep their sails filled. On the starting signal the Shamrock passed around the stake, boat in the lead. It was slow business and Reso? lute followed within the minute. The green sloop seemed to flounder, while the white boat glided gracefully. Sails broke out on Shamrock IV and trouble broke simultaneously. While the graceful white sloop heeled until her bronze belly showed as she glided past the flat-nosed green hulk, Shamrock presented a ludicrous figure when the balloon went up like a twisted rag and her flat prow, with the sawed-off railroad tie jutting out from it, began to ship water in the ground swells. It was no race; it was a fiasco. It was as though Captain Burton, chal? lenging his ill luck, hud been beaten at the start. Then the crew in whites* rolled up the useless canvas as it flopped to the deck, and in what seemed utter des? peration Shamrock IV ran out a long spinnaker. In the light breeze that would not fill it this canvas fluttered into the water. The graceful Resolute glided by like a pretty young thing, turning up her nose at a dowdy old woman tangled up in tawdry draperies, but Resolute passed to the leeward. Later in the day one of the backers of the American boat suggested that this might have been supersea courtesy upon ihe part of Captain Charles Francis Adams in a desire to give an adversary for whom he felt . a sort of pity some advantage or some chance. If Resolute gave Shamrock ! any courtesy or consideration all these on board had plenty of cause to regret ; it later. When the ridiculous spinnaker came j down, Shamrock was Bailing under little ! canvas, the captain and the crew seem ? ing to be utterly baffled by their ill I luck. Then came the triangular piece j of canvas forward, while the yachting | experts raked their memories to find a I name for it. A sort of new kind of ! balloon jib?no, a reaching jib. No, j everybody was wrong, it was a fiddler's j jib, something that had never been j tried in a big race before. The dc ; signer of the Shamrocks announced j that it was to go down under the name of "Shamrock's puller." it did pull Shamrock, It pulled her right out of the trough of despondency into the. lead, and it held here there for the first leg of the reach to the first stake. And fdot by foot Shamrock gained. The first leg seemed a monotonous one. If Resolute had been leading, :>i most of the experting showed that she should in that light breeze, most of the watchers would have gone to sleep. But in calm weather, where Resoluta should be leading, she lagged, while that flat-nosed Shamrock seemed to keep moving steadily ahead and gain? ing with a painful slowness, but gaining. - Resolute Into the Doldrums That was curious, but nobody seemed to believe that it could last. The scof? fers were predicting that Captain Bur? ton would soon be floundering into the doldrums, while the skipper of Reso? lute, with his instinct for smelling out where the wind was, would skim past him. But yesterday it was Resolute that went into the doldrums, while Shamrock blundered ahead. Shortly after 1 o'clock the sails of the defender flapped idly while the ridiculous fid? dler's jib, seeming to attract the breezes, remained filled and Shamrock moved on with the stolid stubbornness of the captain who had said that he could win and would win. At half-past one the ocean was a millpond and the moistened fingers held up to feel for the breezes could detect nothing. Resolute seemed utter? ly becalmed, but the grotesque fiddler's jib still swelled out and Shamrock's puller continued to pull her. The dis? tance between the boats was widening always, in a slight breeze, and some times, it seemed, in no breeze at all. The green boat rounded the first stake at almost half-past two, taking nearly two hours for the first leg, a reaching leg, and the betting then was that there would be no race, for the next leg was a beat against the wind, and it looked as though there was no hope for a completed race. But all the time the wonder was growing over what Shamrock was showing in light weather?always providing that she could keep that lead until time was called. It was a creeping race, hardly any more exciting than a long-distance con-' | test between a couple of snails, if one forgot the glamor that is supposed to surround a race for the America's Cup. The monotony of this thirfg made one forget the traditions and all the com? edy and pathose of Sir Thomas I ip ton's concern over it. But the breeze began to freshen. Supposing that Shamrock, with that decisive lead, could finish in time. It might mean the beginning of the end of the possession of the America's Cup on this side of the water, and it might mean that some American with the samo spirit that Sir Thomas has shown would have to make many trips across the Atlantic. Wind Steadily Freshens Shamrock rounded ttie second stake a" little after 4:30 o'clock, with the wind steadily freshening. Captain Nor? ton, of the Semmes, announced posi? tively that the race would be finished on time unless the wind died down en? tirely, and there was no sign of this happening. As Resolute finally rounded the Stake far, far to leeward the computa? tions aboard the Semmes showed that Shamrock, with the laboratory set time allowance deducted, still led Resolute by nearly?rtwo minutes, as she was reaching home with her grotesque can? vas drapery arranged wing and wing. Shamrock IV had led Resolute in a breeze that was fitful and almost a wavering zephyr. Could Resolute make up that difference in barely more than .a four-knot breeze? Evidently not.' ' Still the skeptics refused to believe in Burton or in Shamrock. They blamed the angles when the eye saw that Shamrock was coming while Resolute was flitting back there in the mists. Their eyes and their watches they re? fused to trust. They trusted only the seamanship of Charls Francis Adams, but they expected too much from it. On came the green boat, wing and wing, to the line between the Baryton and the lightship, careening and slop? ping her grotesque canvas draperies. Far behind was Resolute, a beautifully limned, dim picture in gray and white, but abandoned by the attendant fleet Shamrock Is Favorite To Win Cup Series For the first time in the history of the international cup races, the challenger is the favorite for the series in the Wall Street bet? ting. Odds of 7 to 5 on the Sham? rock were being quoted yesterday. Betting on the outcome of the third race between the Shamrock and Resolute was reported to be at even money. that pushed up to greet the boat that might be the victor. The Coney Island ferry boat, Taurus, the pleasure boat of the proletariat, was the most impulsive. She shoved a lot of well-bred power boats out of her way and she floundered up to greet Shamrock on her arrival. There was a sort of bond between Taurus and Shamrock anyhow. Taurus was the dowd of tho steam vessels and certain? ly Shamrock IV was a dowd among yachts compared to the graceful but futile Resolute. The air planes were buzzing around like busy hornets, and little fishing launches nosed right up to be in at the doings. Shamrock passed over the line wetting her flat nose in the last sweep around the lightship. On the committee boat they knew when the time was up for the coming of 'Reso? lute, but on the other boats there was no certainty until the announcement wa;i officially sent out. Only Captain William P. Burton knew when his wife nodded that he had made good to Sir Thomas Lipton. As soo?i as Resolute had crossed the line Shamrock showed the code letter C, signifying her consent to a race to? day. Resolute also flashed the signal. To-day may decide. In rough weather Shamrock demonstrated that she could hold together. In light weather yesterday she seemed to show that she could outfoot the defender. Nominations may soon be in order for a backer and a builder to bring the America's Cup back to the United States. Says Lipton Will Take U. S. Bride if He Wins Lord Dcwar Declares That Sir Thomas Has Often Repeated His Intention Just after Shamrock passed over the finish line yesterday Lord Dewar, aboard Sir Thomas Lipton's steam yacht Victoria, let out a secret. Said the Scottish peer: "Sir Thomas Lipton told mo some time ago, and he has re? peated it several times, that if he won the America's Cup he would marry an American woman. "It looks as though the America's Cup is going to be divorced from America and married to Lipton, but he'll need some one to help him keep i it." Chart of the Race Captain Burton Has Things Own Way at the Start Adams Uses Methods New to Him and#Seems to Care Little Whether English? man Scores Point or Not Shamrock's Skipper. Cool Does Not Appear Nervous, Though Reputation as Corinthian Is at Stake By Jack Lawrence There was a fresh northwesterly breeze blowing at the rate of about eight miles an hour when the cup yachts cast off their moorings in Sandy Hook Bay shortly after 10 o'clock yes? terday morning and started for Am? brose light vessel. 'The sky was cloud? less and there was every indication at that time that the day was to be a perfect one for sailing. The defender was tne first to get under way, and she was a thing of sparkling beauty as the sun flashed on' her white hull and highly polished decks. When the tug James Dougherty took Resolute in tow she had her main? sail and club topsail set and her head sails in Btops. The mainsail was bent on enrly in the morning, after having spent Monday in George Ratsey's sail loft in City Island, where it was altered slightly. It was obvious that the big wing was setting better than it did on Saturday, when there appeared to be a tendency to sag along the leach. The crew was still working on the mainsail when Resolute was taken in tow. Adams at the W'heil Charles Francis Adams, amateur skipper of the Herrcshoff queen, could be sean at the wheel wearing a sadly weather-beaten sweater and a pair of trousers that looked from a distance as though they had been designed foi a clamming expedition rather than an international yacht race. He looket extremely businesslike, however, ant was shouting orders to his men in deer sea phraseology that left no doub" as to what he wanted done. The challenger, under jib, mainsai and club topsail, followed th< American boat out to the course being towed by the doughty littli tug Governor Smith. The Smith although far from yachty in appear arce, flies the hurgee of the Roya U'ster Yacht Club with all the aploml of a million-dollar flagship. Shamrock was escorted out of tlv Horseshoe by a large fleet of pleasur craft, but it was evident that curiosit; was the motive for clustering about th big green cup hunter. Those on boar wore anxious to find out who was a the wheel and whether Mrs. Burto was still occupying her post as time in the afterguard. There was an earl morning rumor that Captain Burto and his wifo had severed their connet tion with the challenger, but a clo? inspection of the yacht as she starte for the cup course yesterday rev?ale the dapper Englishman at the helm an his official timer seated nearby in th boat's tiny cockpit. ? Victoria Is Greeted On the way to the line the Governt Smith was kept busy answering rour after round of salutes. The Victori with Sir Thomas Lipton and moi i than 150 guests aboard, followed tl Shamrock out to sea and was herse | the recipient of a very noisy greetin j At her truck she flew a large fit bearing the Red Hand of Ulster, i signia of the Royal Ulster Yacht Clu Sir Thomas could be seen on the bridj watching through long binoculars e cry move "his girl" made as she head? out through the early morning haze. Both Captain and Mrs. Burton a peared to bo in excellent spirits they talked and joked with other met bers of the yacht's afterguard. Mi Burton was dressed in a natty bl yachting suit and straw hat. Win the destroyer Semmes shot past ai blew the British racer a deafenii salute Mrs. Burton was seen to wa her handkerchief in reply. There, were few vessels gather about the line yesterday, compar 1 with the huge fleet that watched t j start of Thursday's and Saturday's co tests. Sloops Cast Off Tows The sloops cast off their tows J 11:20 o'clock and Resolute imm?diat ly broke out her heudsails. It w noticeable that when this order w given her staysail and jib flashed in the sunlight in the twinkling of an c\ while sail handling on the challcng appeared to be sluggish and clumsy. Shortly before the preparatory sigr was to have been given a flag was hoi: ed on the committee boat Baryton i dicating n postponement of fifteen mi utes. This was done to permit reven cutters to clear the course of scot of small ya?iits that were directly the path of the racers. This made t starting hour 12:15 instead of noon The signals for a triangular coui were raised on the Baryton, indicati that the first leg was to be to 1 south southeast, the second west north and the third northeast by nor This placed the first mark aim. straight out to sea from Elberon, wh the second leg carried the cup c< tenders to a stake anchored oil' Lc Branch. The third leg was a i straight up the shore lino to Ambn Lightship. Each leg constituted nautical miles. The atmosphere 1 cleared to such an extent by the ti the boats came down to make the tt off Long Branch that every move tl made v?as visible from ?hore with' the use of glasses. Wind Drops Considerably The wind had dropped considera ! by the time the preparatory signal -\ | set at nocn, and "the indications w j than real Resolute weather would p i vail throughout tha race. This tun : out to be the case, bat it benefited ? English boat rather than the Americ The jockeying for the start was j as sharp and brilliant as in the fon 1 meetings of the international riv Burton was by far the livelier of ! two skippers in this getaway wt but he did not appear to be at I nervous, as many expected he wt I be inasmuch as his reputation as E ! land's greatest Corinthian was at st j in this one event. He cruised abou two long hitches on the westerly ; of the line, and Adams seemed cont to let him set the pace and keep ; Resolute in the challenger's w? ; That's where she was during most ; the afternoon. Spectators remarked they had ne ; seen Adams handle a boat in a duel ! position the way he handled the K< lute before yesterday's race. He ad< ; ed methods that were entirely new I him, never once taking the initia | and seeming to care little whel Burton seized thr> vantage point of -4Jne or not. Adams had an opportu; to go over in the windward berth, he ignored it and appeared to be confident of his boat-for-hoat sup ority, and perhaps skipper-for-ski? superiority over his rival, that the s was of no importance. The result was that Burton ! everything his own way and slid < ! the line as he pleased. He led R I luto across by thirty-eight seco ? This extended Resolute's time all : anee, with her handicap of seven r utes and one second, to seven min ! and thirty-nine seconds, which ia j largest ever given to a cup yacht. ' wasn't great enough yesterday to the decision to the Herreshoif creation. ' It was before tho red ball was . lowered on the Baryton, indicating that i the challenger had" started, that Cap- I ' in Murt?n had a mishap that cost: him his thirty-eight seconds lead bt- \ fore the race had been in progress for ! ten minutes. Had it not been for this ! o!/e stroke of misfortune it is doubtful ; whether Resolute would have had the | lead at any time from the start to j tho finish. Before Shamrock had paused over the line she started to set her balloon jib, but she got the huge rail only half way up when the stops refused to give and the canvas was jammed, with the lower part fluttering wildly in the wind. The foremast hands could be seen to be struggling frantically to set the big wing, but their efforts were in vain. Tho fouled ballooner took the wind out of the staysail and jib, which had not been lowered, and the entire head sail arrangement seemed to be inex? tricably tangled. The rush of the crew to the bow in a frenzied effort to straighten out tho mess pushed the challenger's blunt nose down, ant} she soon lost all her headway and almost came to a dead stop. Meanwhile Resolute had broken out her ballooner and, as usual, it filled perfectly and she began to foot fast. She quickly moved up abeam of tho challenger and in a few minutes was far in the lead. At this stage of the proceedings it looked like a runaway race for the American. When it became apparent that the fouled ballooner could not be set with? out first being taken in altogether Bur? ton broke out his spinnaker. This sail didn't set well and appeared to only add to the general confusion up for? ward. By this time Resolute had opened up a lead of more than a quar? ter of a mile, her balloon, mainsail and club topsail all drawing perfectly. Captain Burton appeared to be des? perate, and he ordered the spinnaker taken in, and he did something right here entirely unheard of in yacht rac? ing, and many experts who saw yester? day's race believe that Shamrock's clean-cut victory can be attributed to it. With all hope of setting the bal? looner abandoned, Captain Burton broke out a freak staysail that looked like a leg-o'-mutton rig stolen from a Dosai East fisherman. It set on a stay from the end of the bowsprit to a point about ten feet below the spreaders. Its top left a large space between it and the foot of the No. 1 jib topsail that j had been set. Freak Rig Is Surprise Experts who saw the freak rig were astounded and immediately predictet Burton's finish. Local yachtmen de? clared they had never seen anything like it before and were at a loss to give it a name. They finally dubbed it e ukelele staysail, but a veteran from Marblehead who had come all the way down to Ambrose Channel to see Char? ley Adams give the Englishman hi? "come-uppance" said it was a fiddler*! jib. Fiddler's jib or ukelele staysail, the thing Burton used in his acute emer? gence yesterday produced marvelous results and probably proved of mor? real value than the cranky ballooner Just when it seemed certain that sh? was out of the running for the day the challenger began to gather head way rapidly and in a few minutes was in full pursuit of the fleeing Resolute. The Britisher's gain in this first leg which was a broad reach, was du< largely to the fickleness of the wind which had fallen a great deal and wa: blowing in fitful and wandering puffs Burton got all the best of these, ai Adams had on Saturday, and they per mitted him to pass Resolute at 1:01 o'clock, and he soon established a com? fortable lead. The breeze was dying rapidly, and b; the time the cup contenders were hat way to the first mark^they were prac tically in the doldrums. They coul? hardly have selected a more uncom f ortable spot to flounder in, as this par ticular part of tho Atlantic Ocean i the dumping ground for the City o New York. Garbage and ill-smellin; refuse covered tho surface of the se for miles around, and the crews of bot' yacht", had to content themselves wit! holding their noses and watching thei useless sails flapping dismally. Undoing of Resolute Tho Corsair, with J. P. Morga , aboard, stood a short distance beyon ; the mark and for the first time was c i some real assistance as a guide boa : It is the belief of many experts ths this first leg was the undoing of Resc lute. Adams could not master th mystery of tho winds, whilo his opp< nent seemed able to find the breez without half trying. Tho feather ! zephyrs that shunned the America seemed to hurry to Burton to strum ? song of victory on his ukelelo staj sail. When half the distance to th first turn had been covered Shamroc j was a half mile in the lead and doin i marvelous things with the catspaws c ; wind that came to her. Scores of pleasure craft had gatl | ered at the first turn, and all bega blowing their whistles as the grec > tea clipper approached. Whether th: was meant as applause for the leadin Lipton craft or as encouragement t the trailing Resolute was rather uncei tain. Both sloops gibed at 2 o'clock, an ! .Shamrock, after running somewhat t leow?rd of the stake, rounded it ; '? 2:28:28, having gained three minute and thirty seconds on the d?fende Rest lute, with hardly enough breea to give her steerage way, rounded i 2.33:41. The little breeze that there was kei. fading out, and at this time there wi ; little prospect of either yacht finisl :n?c within the timo limit-"?5f six hour ! The contest was beginning to look HI a repetition of Saturday's windlei ; fiasco. Wind Benefits Shamrock Burton set a staysail, jib and bal I jib topsail for the reach to the secor mark, while Resolute replaced her ba looner with a staysail and reaching ji Tho wind revived a little at the start ? the second leg, apparently for Bu ton's sole benefit. This added mater ally to his lead, and at one time he w; nearly a mile and a half ahead of tl defender. The wind soon died oi again, however, and for nearly an hoi -the yachts were absolutely becalme When the wind did come back it wi from the southwest, and showed eve: indication of freshening rapidly. The first signs of the returnir breeze began to ruffle the looking gla sea at 3:05. At this time the yach were still a long way from the secor stake. The new breeze not only f vored Shamrock with its undivided a tention, but also with its directio Thople cf culture and inement invariably" lEFERs "Deities to any other cr.qarettA 30* ?4n rUerr >/'mt U&l fiadt Itrt?A sndlffjfCim C^nlitrirtbrWirldL which eliminated windward work, in which Resolute shows to advantage and she doe,s not. Shamrock was hce'ing under the fjge of this embryo blow, while the defender was still wallowing in the doldrums. It was here that Burton ninde the most brilliant gain of the antire day?in the last rush of the sec? ond turn. At 3:10 he tacked to make the mirk and was still flying along, while Resolute remained olmost sta? tionary. When the breeze reached Adams he also tacked, but at this time his boat seemed hopelessly beaten. Closing Mile Spectacular The closing mile of the second leg developed spectacular work on the part of both sloops. The wind was fresh? ening rapidly and the two racers closed on the turn in a great burst of speed. This was the only time during the entire contest that the wind was strong enough to give either boat a list. Shamrock rounded the mark at 4:26:29 and Resolute at 4:35:36, the challenger having gained four minutes and 54 seconds. Thii gave her a lead of more than nine minutes. The green sloop ran close to the mark and rounded it in good shape, but there followed immediately afterward I an exhibition of sail handling that would have made a schoolboy blush. The jib was let go and for more than ten minutes the crew floundered about trying to break out the ballooner. There seemed to be uncertainty on the i part of the afterguard as to just what sail should be used and when it was ' finally decided to set the ballooner the crew appeared t? bungle the work. It : was after 4:40 when the sail finally t was broken out and by this time the ! Britisher had lost much valuable time i and most of her headway. When the sail fluttered into the wind ! it was seen to be torn at the clew, and I the rent grew larger as the pressure I of the wind increased. The canvas ! soon proved to be of no assistance and was doused when the challenger had ?covered about half of the run to the finish line.' Burton unleashed his spin? naker on the port pide at 4:45. and this huge wing seemed to give the boat a lot of power. During the run to the lightship Shamrock's r,*en were mar? shaled aft to kec-p her rose out of the heavy ground swell that was running. Breeze Cu ne Too Late The same fleet of yachts that had gathered at the first turn were spread out fan-shape at the second when the challenger went about and they gave her a salute that could be heard all the way to the finish line. Resolute also drew an encouraging round of toots as she rounded and started the reach for home with her ballooner set. The vastly superior seamanship of Resolute's foremast hands was never so clearly demonstrated as when she went around the second turn. It must have been painfully apparent to Sham? rock's afterguard. There was no lingering hesitancy or prolonged deiay in breaking out the American baloon. That sail was up in stops before the boat reached the turn and let go her staysail and jib. The big balloon was flashed to *he wind in something less than ten seconds. Resolute found a breeze in the final leg. but it came too late. She footed fast and made the best of it, but. it did not remain with her long as chc tried a tack to leeward. Shamrock sailed a straight course to the mark and gained nearly a minute on cho run. The yachts will race again to-day over a 30-mile windward and leeward course and if Shamrock wins it meaii3 ?that the famous tankard, won by ihe old America :n 1851, will depart for whence it came. Resolute and $ Minute Hand Race for Cup iC*nt?nu?J fr?m ,,<,., ??,-, terday's battle between th? uvew seemed that sort of a contest ontiftk! final thrilling battle do-wn the itrttA when Shamrock gamely raced hornet!! win with a torn and bleeding bali?** jib. * We had noticed the presence of woman on the Shamrock and naton!!* we supposed that she was on hand t just an emergency. And yet SDe mJ[ no move to darn the torn sail ? fear that Mrs. Burton is no adept u plain mending. Indeed we are told that her sole function on Shamrock is ?. watch the clock, and when Shamroek comes home late, we suppose, she raw, tions the matter. It is very proper!? ? woman's work. The early afternoon wag pastoral j Again it was a flat sea. Added to tS ?hum of planes and blimps we had | wasp on the. Semmes and a darnjai needle. Later a swallow flew round th? ! ship. Mostly the yachts stood ?til* I tiying to complete the illuBtionof pair,?'.' I ed ships upon a painted ocean. E?*^ I body sat about and talked. The ere? ' was social, rather than sporting. We saw a school of porpoise? g,, one correspondent inquired, seeming, without even pausing to think, what ?i ? the difference between one of tho* ! fish and the Rand Academy of Soc;it Science. The answer is "That Sah i a porpoise with a school and the Sas] Academy of Social Science is a school with a porpoise." ' This was generally conceded to ba entitled to the prize. Honorable rats tion went to the man who said that L found the yacht races less intereatic? than the sight of Babe Ruth atrikin? out, because that furnished somewha* more excitement an? much mori breeze. But soon conversation lagged a little. The wind rose and the Semmes ben? to roll. It seemed less like a p?cn?c on the Hudson and more like an after ! noon in Los Angeles. Nobody whs 1 lives on a destroyer will ever mind at earthquake much. We were told that there was nothing more upon the sea than a swell. We have a keen but somewhat academic interest in know? ing what destroyer life is like in i storm. We would like to hear about it. If either to-day or last Sunday wi I said anything contemptuous about the placidity of the ocean we takt it back. We are sorry. We apologite to the ocean. Not for worlds would ?*>? ruffle it. FILIPINO FAN CHAIRS in black and tan cane tm\ So comfortable that cushionsarcn'tneeded and so well woven that they will lut many seasons. For the porch, sun room or den. This shipment of unusual Oriental Cane furniture, the first in several years, aisoin? cludes Stools, Settees, Hour Glass Tabla and Lamps. Sent anywhere in crates thtday your order is received. MCHUGH Joseph T. 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