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versity laboratory of physics. If the fact of the time allowance had been concealed from tho watchers on the attendant craft, they would have been under the hallucination that they were watching tho sea drama of tho ages. But the cold facts of the meas? urements and tho calculations had been revealed to them and they knew that they were seeing a very futile attempt of Shamrock to win the third race and 7ho America's Cup. It was first reported that boat for boat Shamrock IV had won on elapsed tint? by cne second, hut this ??was cor? rected by signals from the official boat. H was actually a dead boat and the oldest of tho followers of yacht races could not recall an instance where this had happened before. No Hace To-day, Shamrock in Dock There will be no race to-day. Sham? rock is ordered into drydock by her owner, Sir Thomas Lipton. The next race will be over the triangular course. at.d it was over a triangular course that Shamrock outsailed and outlucked Resoluto Tuesday. In the next race it would seem that Sir Thomas might see the consumma? tion of his life's ambition, if ever. In the work to the windward it seemed to be demonstrated that Reso? lute, with a fair and steady breeze, can outfoot Shamrock by enough distance to prevent that allowance of seven minutes and one second being made \'.p in the reach home. Yesterday the defender made that evident under the guidance of Captain Charles Francis Adams, who seemed to feel tho pulses of all the winds when he worked his loop into the breeze, coaxing and wheedling it. Running before the wind with large but awkward-looking spread of canvas the challenger Inevitably will pass the Resolute, but, judging from yester? day's performance, not by enough to make up that time allowance. It would seem that tho America's Cup must be lifted on a triangle in the seas off Ambrose Channel if it is to be lifted" during this series. Big Decrease in Audience Tl'.e Atlantic ocean melodrama did not have the gallery that saw the two .-?os outside the channel. The at ter tant boats were greatly diminished in number; The Orizaba, disgruntled en the revenue officers found some t i ng on its ample hip and ordered the : 1? ... : ; sealed, was among the - ..:-. The Highlander, which, car? ried members of the Xew York Yacht Club, was missing, and the little fleet ? ." fishing boats seemed to have come the conclusion that there were no more thrills in yacht racing and re? sumed fishing. The official aerial fleet was just as numerous as ever. One impudent air I h ne dove clown too close to the nd seemed ;<> be joy-riding all over the ocean until the air was filled with wireless reprimands anil the of? fender slunk off to the shore in dis i. The navy blimp NC-10 pot? tered around above in the santo aim fashion, while the businesslike torp? !o d? troyers went about their h ats methodically. There was ne cluttering of the course by impulsive craft. The greatest race of them 'ound a half-emptied sea theater, Tha interest seemed rapidly on the de? cline. Start Postponed an Hour Working 01 ' to the Ambrose light th? : I nol sc< m to be the sign of a .?'? and the start was oostponed for an hour while the two yachts ? i ab? ut among the lolling de ? and revenue boats. Then there i? ! to be just a zephyr from thi .. it and a scan was called. Shamrock shot across the mark fin h i- mbersome eagerness into the rid and it seemed the skipper of I . challenger tried to blanket the defend t i throttle the dainty windpipe of Re at the start. Hut the ancient im the lead, for he was t. r winded and Resolute pushed out . ? the lead. Then followed a series of tack-: and feints at tacks until the boats looked da ,i pair of exaggerated insects in as they sparred for an opening ? ? nirl : >? the sea. The br? <-;-. to freshen and the racers bore off Jei ?hore ??i the direction oi D I Beach h? eling more and more us th? breeze gradually strengthened. Th? per of Shamrock pointed farthest. .-.A r . .. a.' ,i. As they worked over to a point off i i ;?; Deach they bore close together : ai again they feinted and fenced. Suddenly Resolute shot across and per? med tl feal oi' nautical jiu-jitsu, which % known as blanketing. The ? ails of Shamrock were all but emptj the result of the manouvi-r. The :iu per of Shamrock tried no more (?'.' this jockeying. The challenge!- fore .-. while Resolute coaxed her way rd against the wind, gaining inch ..';i and fool 1 v foot as every SUC . ? d ing tack denot? d. i'.? olute became dim against the . background out to sea, while rock lumbered sullenly far in her .' ? green wake. They heeled till their decks wort running with water, for the bj-.c/.e was steadiiy freshen : ? they worked out toward the open ocean. A; A o'clock th.e distance between the * vo racers had widened to about two of a mile, and Resolute was coax ? -r way again: t the wind that ed to press back against tho chal? lenger. 1!\ this time both weic head mai ;. I '?at glistened against ? ci. hull of tiie Morgan yacht Cor . a wind was freshening stoad nd there were splashes of white on the swiftly running seas. By this time the watchers began to realize taut there would actually be a race. .Not only that, but it promised to be the liveliest race of tho series. The destroyer Semmes, traveling in the wake of Shamrock, had to hit it up to ten knots to keep up with the yachts, and the men who worked with steam began to take ;.u inte Pas' in the era:'? that went by power of the wind press? ing against the can va.-,. Resolute Sweeps Like Falcon Heeling over at a dizzy angle, Res? olute swept up to the mark like a falcon swooping aft<_>r its quarry. It swept around the glistening buoy with ? rush of wings and pointed homeward bound. Then came the shifting of the canvas with the beautiful swiftness and regularity which has marked the handling of the American yacht, super? ficially at least. Only for one brief instant the long white spinnaker seemed to ho ,1 ami the watchers begun to murmur thai some of the ill-luck that happened tc the sails of Shamrock on the previous ?lay might befall the' defender. Bui the spinnaker broke out and tilled witl a snap. Then the balloon jib shot oui um?! the defender was set for the daRl tiome wing and wing, a great whit? bird with a glistening spread of wings for just at this instant the sun flash?1. out in full to give the proper high lights to the picture. Shamrock came up to the mark clums? ily but with ;. rush ?ft' sliced, and b< gan to break out her huge set of car. vas. The big overgrown spinnakei shot out and went taut in a The balloon jib unfolded more slow!;. and Shamrock was sel for the vain but stubborn t;:sk of killins that time a ? lnwancc. Shamrock already had demon thai with the wii d he?r down on the defender rolcntlesjly and steadily; It was a foregone con? clusion that Shamrock would m il the distance and more but not the time unless there was an ?codent such as there was last Thursday, when Reso Resolute and Shamrock Abreast Rivals photographed just after crossing the finishing lino. The committee boat is standing by. Summary of the Third Race Elapsed Corrected Start. Finish. Time. Time. 1st Leg. 2d Leg. Resolute .1:00:41 5:03:47 4:03:0f> 3:57:05 2:24:40 1:38:26 Shamrock .1:00:22 5:03:28 -5:03:0? 4:03:06 2:2ti:44 1:36:22 Resolute wins by 7 minutes 1 second, corrected time. Chart of Yesterday's Race lute lost the first race as her throat halyards broke. They were talking about this on all ; of the attendant boats as Shamrock sp - on her clumsy way before the wind. The snapping of one of those slender spars of Resolute might mean . the end of the America's Tup as an American trophy and a long battle to liring it back. The parting of one of those thread-like ropes might cause the collapse of that beautiful canvas dra? pery, and the series would end with tin: floss of the cup. Hoping Resolute Would Hold Will she hold? they asked. The wind was almost as heavy as it was on the first day when Resolute collapsed ! with a lead that would have won a vic ti rj without a time allowance. The heavier looking Shamrock IV bulked I'l- enough to carry all that exagger ated spread of canvas, but Resolute looked so dainty and frail as she cut the water! The hi'j; green sloop was ; gaining momentum all the time and tl mark was hidden again by the mists. When Captain "Bully" Norton, of the destroyer S< mmes, announced that the ft !.:; was half completed the wind seemed to die gradually again. It. ?.: several knots m the space of al miles md the bip oreen boat 1 in tea I ly. But by that time il seemed clearly evident that the race ..-i ?? i, Resolute ii t ?me al? ii ., n .', hi", never boat bv boat. Although the watchers knew that the o' Shamrock acres-; the mark fihcad would not mean a victory, ;? i could not but feel an interest In the picture thai she made. It was like watching a game lighter beaten at the start, but putting up a li^ht that was a light. Each of the boats carried everything that would catch the air. There was no maneuvering to be done. The wind ?Vas behind and the mark was dead ahead. With the result as clear as though ''Resolute Wins" was alreudy flaring .a I the headlines, they gathered on the decks of the attendant boats to watch the passing of the defender by the challenger. It was like watching a motion picture that ought to thrill, that was meant to thrill. But picture do not count in the face of realities. Almost within a mi!,' of the light? ship and the waiting craft the passing came, and Shamrock led over the mark by open water, shooting for a point Ai'a..:l\ in tii?' center of the line be? tween the lightship and the stake!.oat. She ?it least flaunted her ampio dra? peries in tho finely chiseled face of Resoluto, but it was all futile and al? most peevish to look at. The whistles were roaring and the sirens wore screaming a welcome, Shamrock bore of to port and began to drop the running canvas. It was heaped on her decks as Resoluto crossed the line. It seemed that Sham? rock must have won on elapsed time by a second or two, but the watches found that the time was exaetl> the same. Hero was tho paradox which the landsman never will understand A dead heat, after thirty miles, and tho defender wins by seven minutes and :i second. To th?' question, n signal, as to whether the yachts would agree tc race on the following day, the defend? er replied that she was ready but Sham? rock replied in the negative. Captain Burton decided that she needed a scrap? ing and it was so ordered by Sir Thomas Lipton, whose steam yacht was hovering near the finishing line. Lipton Cheers for Vjctor Aficr talking with Shamrock IV, the Victoria rushed over to Resolute and swung close. Sir Thomas Lipton called for three cheers for the victor, and the cheers were given with a will. A sportsman always Sir Thomas, and alive to the courtesies of the sea, e?/eii I in a case of this sort. Sir Thomas, I within one race of the ambition of his lifetime, did not forget. Yesterday the series looked as though .!. were still in the hands of the wind ?.id water gods that reign in the seas outside the channel. It is true that Sir Thomas Lipton holds two victories and that he needs only one moro. He already has come nearer to the possession of the cup than any chal? lenger to date. Only once since the ;ues1 of the cup started, nearly seventy years ago, has any boat except Sham? rock IV won one race from a defender. After a thirteen-year campaign Sll Thomas Lipton has won two But ?me white-haired expert, old in watching aim studying cup races. hoarsely cackled that hoary jest that ,vas born when Sir Thomas first set his heart on the winning of the cup 'There's many a slip 'twixt the cup :'.i\ the Lipton," he cackled. Which venerable joke made one realize how " ; ml how hard Sir Tilomas Lipton liad been trying to win back the hun !.*?? I guinea cup that the America rought across the Atlantic. Favored by Triangular Course On the showing to-morrow Sir Thorn will know if he is on another fruit '. - (post, according to a consensui i f yacht experts. The tesl yesterdaj showed thuf his chance would be Elighl in a fair wind on that sort of a course f?ut with a triangular course, sailinf luck and sailing skill on the part ol Captain Burton it might happen Again, with a breeze that blew at ; too lively gait, the delicate-looking de fonder might meet, with a mishap. Si. Thomas would not relish that sort o a victory, but he might win it. Hut, whatever else may happen u this ?undent feud, there never will b a reed of pic;are= like those that weri shown on that fast running sea yester day. If Shamrock should win by a bl< margin it will be no spectacle. She wil have to lead Resolute so far that thi daintily-etched defender will, look lik a wraith ship again in her misty wake The action will all be in the testin? up of the watches. The race will b run with the scratching of pencils 01 pads as they make their additions an? subtractions. There are no thrills i the counting house and there is no ro imtnnn In nriflimatif Boat-for-Boat Race Urged If there are to be more campaigns I to lift the cup on this sid'.' of the Atlantic or the other, it is to be hoped that the rules will let the challenger ami th<> defender .--ail their races boat fur boat, so that the pictures, if future .contests produce any pictures equalling those of yesterday, may mean somo ? h i n g. }'.vi?' was everything that W. Clark 'Russell and Captain Marryatt dreamed about condensed and epitomized in ont ?flashing series of pictures, a drami that should have made the blood rui riot, but Ion;; before it was staged r professor of physics, sitting with his tables in a musty laboratory, had il smudged out with figures in advance Romance, glorious romance t^f the opci sea, was trying to force its way t? tin- sight of the city, hut arithmetic slammed the gatea m her face. Shamrock's American Aie j And Son Arc Sea Hcroc: Captain Applegate Receive?! Carnegie Medal for Kc^cue When Storm Daunted Others ( ; taiii Andrew Jackson Appl ? ?of s -;i h -fth!. Nft .1., who is act ing a tide and wind ?Xpert - i the Shamroel' 1 has another claim to fame. He an hi.- son a few years ago put ml' in 1 blow iliat daunted even the coas I guards to accomplish a rescue fo which lie received a Curnogie Medal. Following the st-a alone; the Atlanti coast from Maine to Florida for fift years, lie came into prominence in lid when he dared a tremendous surf an s'ivod two men and a woman strande in :\ launch in a gale off Seabright. A heavy northeaster was blowin when the stranded launch, with moto broken down and anchor lost, wa sighted. None could be found wh would brave the surf un;:! Captai Applegate and his son Howard a? pe h red. Father and son manned their high powered sea skitT of the open typi drove through the surf and within n hour pulled alongside the helples craft three miles offshore, Taking the stranded trio aboard, the were unable to land on the beach an hud to make the nine-mile run aroun Sandy Hook and through the horsesho to the Shrewsbury River. Captain-Applegate has on other o? casions braved the surf at Seabright 1 aid in the rescue of fishermen. Dirigible Falls 3,000 Ft With Race Observers (Continued from nan? ene) fore the crowd o'^ bobbing pleasure ; craft around the lightship was directly ! below. The two yachts were tacking back and forth waiting for the signal to start. When a signal broke out on the committee tug, bobbing on the swell below, Lieutenant Evans crawled back and forth through the airship to ' tell his passengers that it meant "race postponed until later at fifteen miau e intervals." Back in his seat, he sent i the ship circling over the start. A I moment later another signal showed uii the committee boat. Ballast Coos Overboard "We'll go down to read it," Evans called, and th?1 sb.ip's head sank siowly as she dove down to a lower level. There seemed to be something wrong when she flatti ned close down to the iteamers and tailing craft below. Evans and his crew ki pt lu :ing up L? the bag above. He pulled and tugged at the control cords in front of him, and both .rs roared into !ii e again. Swinging in a greal circle, the air? ship liaran to climb, slowly and with? out the quick response of earlier in the day. Below a white .'team puff from the commut?e boi t marked the five-minute whistle, and as the blimp rounded toward Rockaway the racer; wont over the line on the lirsl out ivard tack. But the C-10 was done with the race She was heavy and suden, and Evans signalled for ballast to <%> over. Fron both her cockpits showers of sand wem flown. Not a word had been spoken, The roar of the motors and rush ol air would have drowned any attempt at talk. Again the commander called for bal hist overboard. The sand went out h a stream. Ahead and far below Rockaway Beach and Jamaica La; ieaped into view through the haze, i shout over the radio phone bail toll the men at the station the blimp va coming. Little figures ran out ove the dying field. On the bay small boat and launches were scattered about lik chnis in a tub. Blimp Sinks Fast Evans stared overside at the ii-''!d, then the ladder swung, and the airship, now tipping down by the head and sinking fast, despite her roaring motors and the angle of lifting planes, turned out toward the hay. The commander came "Throw ovei your batteries!" he ? called to the radio men. Slashing the wires with a knife, the operator heaved the weighty box to the cockpit rail. It went hurtling down to splash in the water. The suif.ice appeared to be leaping upward. The ship was drop? ping fast but there was little sensa? tion of falling, save the rush of the wind. It was a swift elide down ; sleep slope. "Life preservers ! " Evan : called abov? the dying roar of the motors .-is thc\ were cut down. The passenger.-; begat m ft.uggle out of the parachute liar noss in which they had rieen rigged fo safety's sake, and the engineer leanei first 10 iel out all the gasoline in'thi tanks, ami handed out the jackets. Foot by foot the slope of the fal '.??lined. Then, with a final rush, I h of?the big gas bag struck watei the front end of the car plunge o if up to the cockpit rail, a bump ing lurch shook her and the gas bn went toppling to one side. But th tail of the bag was full and the ?tor of tue car still i ode i hi- su r: ace. ft?l a splashing wave from the plunge ha reached any but the forward cocKpit. Boats iiurrj to Re? ? tie A last turn of the starboard pre oollcr tor .. ;;? ?? . iio.e i fabric, but the ship was riding wit! i ut ha '. ' g t '.' .; u lie kei n eric.', n? "Well, we're down,'1 said Evans a casual tone. "Stick to the ship." His crew and passengers obeye The shore was only a few hundre yards away. Boats and launches wei hurrying up to offer rescue, but bi fore they arrived the C-10 h..d moor? herself ?'.gainst a' ragged row pil? - and Evans waved them away. "We'll wait for our own boats,'1 1 called, and climbed on 'lie rocks stare at his ship lying with rudder fi up in air, nose crumpled and torn ai her car sunk to the first cockpit in tl water. A young naval officer was first reach the scene in a launch from tl -tat ion, i "I wonder why he didn't put two three men oil" in 'chutes?" he said, h.i to himself. "Because he didn't think of it thanks be," answered the blimp pa -enger to whom he spoke. The r porter had n swift vision of being c dered to jump over at 3.000 feet the end of a rope, lie preferred stick by the ship. Superior Work Of Adams Wins Windward Duel Firgt Five Minutes Prove Resoluter Is Master; Amer? ican Gives Whole Atten? tion to Eating Into Breeze Skill Taxed to Utmost Burton Appears to Have Bel? ter of Jockeying That Precedes Start of Race By Jack Lawrence Resolute won the third America's Cup race yesterday because of her I marvelous ability in going to ?windward ? and because in that leg of the contest ' she had exactly the wind velocity she likes best ?about ten knots. The failure of Shamrock IV to point with . Resolute in the fifteen-mi.e beat cost the challenger the race and perhaps Sir | Thomas Lipton the honor of winning the world's yachting championship. Another day of doldrums was in i prospect when Shamrock and Resol?te | prepared to leave their respective ? anchorages in Sandy Hook Bay yester '< day morning for their third cup battle. The managers of the big green sloop hoped sincerely that, it would be the last race of the series. The surface of the Lower Bay at that time was a shimmering field of oil, . while the only motion on the open sea ! was a lazy ground swell that kept j sightseeing craft rocking monotonously and made those on board feel extreme : ly pallid. The long, long roll had a tendency to give landlubbers a far j away feeling amidships, and during the I tedious wait for the starting signa! 1 there were many unenthusiastic spec? tators who wished they were in some solid inland town, like .Marion. Ohio. The faithful navy blimp silhouetted , itself languidly against the overcast sky and a lone army plane from ! Mine?la twittered about high overhead. ' The fleet of onlooking craft had dwindled to a couple of depopulated excurison steamers and that group of yachts owned by dyed-in-the-sea racing fans who arc sure to be found on any course where a sail is to be stretched in competition. Old Reliables Are on Hand J. !'. Morgan, commodore of the New York Yacht C tub, turned up as usual m the Corsair, which is supposed to he playing the r?le of guide boat for the cup contenders. The guiding she has done to date is hardly worth mention? ing. Another old reliable follower of the wind-driven racing :;amc on hand was the motorized houseboat Edithia, owned by John II. Hanau. She had Add ?.-.on G. Hanan aboard yesterday, said to be the cleverest amateur skip ! er in America. The Victoria, with Sir Thomas Lipton and a small party of guests, followed the ambitious challenger ?out of the Sandy Hook horseshoe, and the two were blown many raucous salutations on their way to the line. The Victoria answered them all, even to a thin so? prano toot that was piped by the small cabin cruiser Runaway, whose home port is Evansville, Ind. Sir Thomas seemed to have some difficulty in figuring out how a boat could got from Evunsville, Ind., tc Ambrose Channel, hut appeared satis lied when some one told him it arriver over the Erie and that Evansville ranked next to Sioux City as a yacht? ing cent? r. It was obvious that Tuesday's de? cisive and unqualified victory ovei Resolute had imbued Shamrock's crev with large quantities of confidence anc pep. They made preparations for yes? terday's race with a dash and vigoi that surprised onlookers. Burton's Crew Confident Captain Burton broke' out a pair o pristine flannel trousers in honor of the third race and his entire after guard looked exceedingly sprightly When orders were issued the cha! lenger's foremast hands carried then out as though they had already col lected the very considerable amoun of cash they have wagered with Reso If Charles Francis Adams, amateur skipper of the defender, desired light airs for the start of the third cup bat? tle, he certainly found his wdsh ma? terialized when he reached the course. An hour before the preparatory signal was set the wind was (latter than it b.ad been at any time during Tuesday's contest. What there was of it came in soft and unsteady puffs from the southwest. There was so little breeze at 11 :-0 that a postponement signal was hoisted from the committee boat Baryton. For an hour the two sloop.; cruised about in the littul zephyrs, sometimes with hardly enough power in their sails to give them steerage way. It was evi? dent that the committee realized that the America's Cup might be won or lost on the Sandy Hook course in this ?ace. and there was no desire to send the boats awav in a wind that might devote its entire attention to one, with disastrous results for the other. Delay Proves Wise Move The postponement proved to have been a wise move on the part of the Race Committee, for at 12:30 the re? viving wAid could be seen dappling the surface of tho sea far down to the southwest. At 12:45, when the prepara? tory signal was set, there whs onty a fuint breeze, but it gave every indica? tion of freshening. The cours?.? signals called for a lif tijen-mile beat to windward ami return, the outer mark being hud by Captain Louis R. Blix in the steamer Eileen Miirse. This stake was anchored at a point about seven miles off the beach at Ocean Grove, The first leg would have kept the racers within view of the shore for practically the entire con? test, hutl i; not been for a smoky haze that huna- over the water. The mist was so thick during the early part of the ?1rs', leg that the yachts were at. i.:;.' time almost out of si^ht of each other. Tiie warning signal was hoisted on the Baryton at 12:55, and at this time ??eie was a nice sailing breeze tilling the wings of both sloops. As in Tuesday's race, Captain Burton appeared to have the b?'fter of the jock? ey, ng that preceded the start, in a number of short hitches to the west of the line Adams appeared to be content to follow in the challenger's wake, al? lowing the Englishman to initiate the maneuvers. The starting ball was raised on the Douglas Gibbons & Co., 6 E. 45th St. Vand. 626 Choice ?election Apartment? and Home?. Furnished and unfurnished for Oct. l?t. Season or year, PARK AVE. and vicinity. ?okina for u poruiortabl? Furnished Room? Consult select lint In to-day'? ?tbune.?AdTt. I Baryton at 1 o'clock, and the Shamrock went over the line at 1:22 in the I weather position after Adams had made i no attempt whatever to take that berth ? himself. The Lipton craft passes under I the ?tern of the lightship and seemed | to have every possible advantage in : the getaway. The t: offer, der went up toward the committee boat and crossed dog? to ~'irr Btern exactly 19 seconds ! after her opponent had gone over. j Right here began as pretty a wind ? ward duel as was ever staged by con? testants for the America's Cup. For Burton it was a desperate one, calcu? lated to tax his skill to the utmost, ? for he knew he could not point as i high as his rival and would have to find some other means of getting to the , outer mark first. Th;- first five minutes ! of yesterday's heat, demonstrated clear ' ly R( solute's superiority in windward i work. The little white sloop seemed to be 'sailing directly into the teeth of the j wind and ?very tack found her rival a | greater distance in her ?oe. Snam j rock's windward work yesterday, how ! over, was a vast improvement over her I showing in the fifteen-mile beat in ; Thursday's race. Both yachts crossed the line on the j starboard tack and Shamrock, with a i Jersey coast pilot added to her after | guard, immediately shifted over to port and began a long hitch for the j beach. Captain Adams appeared to be ; entirely disinterested in this maneuver on the part of the challenger. He gave his entire attention to his old game of eating into the wind, leaving Shamrock to go her leeward way alone. Hoped to Out foot Adams Burton appeared to believe that he ? could outfoot Adams and gain a suffi j cient lead to enable him to tack across i tho latter's hew, and in this way get : out of her lee. His early tad ? the windward log were all made with this idea in view, but when the ?o a port tack failo.d he must have known the feat was impossible. The challenger moved along at great I speed on this tack, and at 1:52 went i over to starboard in a desperate effort j to head off the defender. It looked foj j a time as though Burton's plan was tc i be successful, but as Adams hold to his , port tack and the two yachts began t converge it became evident that Sham : rock's fast footing to leeward had nol ! given her sufficient gain to enable hei 1 to weather the defender. Adams waited until he was csrtair i that Burton could not get out frorr under his lee and then he tacked, anc it was apparent that he was still fai . to windward of the challenger. Burtor tried every trick he knew to get out from under Resolute and made a num ber of short hitches of hardly nn< minute's duration. They gained hin nothing and in some instances workec out to the advantage of tho defender Defender in the Lead By ft o'clock the velocity of th? wind had increased to twelve knots and the two yachts were c!o?e hauled and cut? ting through the water on their beam ends. Between 2:15 and 2:30 the sloops tacked a half dozen times, Bur? ton taking the initiative in his struggle ftj free himself of Resolute's lee. He tried everything known to the game, in? cluding fake tacks, but the maneuver ing availed him nothing, and at 2:30 the Riefender was 765 yards in the lead, according to the range finder on the bridge of the destroyer Semmes. In this battle for the weather berth the two yachts made more than twenty tacks between the starting line and the outer mark. Both yachts made the mark on the ftarboard tack, Resolute at this time appearing to feel the freshening breeze more- than the challenger, judging by the way she was lied ing as she swooped down on the stake. She rounded at 2:24:40 with a lead of two minutes and four seconds. The handling of the defender on tin turns was a snappy piece of work. he? spinnaker pole being in position be? fore she was straightened out for the run down the wind. That sail was up in stops before the turn was made and when the order came to release k the great wing splashed out on the por side without, a hitch. A few minute! later a balloon jib was set. Challenger Cuts Down Lead Burton duplicated these moves afte: he had rounded the turn, but it lookec for a moment as though the spinnakc stops were going to cause the boa the same trouble she had on Tuesda; with her ballooner. The spinnaker wa finally set, however, and the ba]looi jib followed it quickly;. The long $tern chase after the puce making Resolute then began in earnest with the wind dropping gradually unti it was hardly more than eight knots Although Shamrock's spinnaker an balloon jib appeared to spill the win a great deal it was plain that she wa picking up foot by foot the ground sh had lost in the windward leg. When the yachts were half wa home, or seven und one-half miles fre? ine stake they had just turned. :h challenger had cut down Resolute' lead to 450 yards; but it was obv iti Friday, the 23d. SeelT As III Omen by Crewt While the next America's Crm race han been set for to-morrow by the? race committee, it Wa doubtful last-night whether th* managers of Shamrock IV or Resolute could muster a Sl!* cient number of foremast hand? to operate the yachts. Both ere?, decifire that it would b? flying j* the face of fate to sai, a race on Friday, which carril s a trad; tional ill omen for all men of the sea. P.esolute's men ais p ay that in addition to being Fri lay, t?-mor" row is the 23d, which, they rJe." dare, is almost as ! ad for 1 sailor as the 13th. The fact that this is the thir? teenth series for the America's f'up has convinced the men on both yachts that no good canc?n? from sailing a race on Friday' even then, that she had r.o' ? ?,. of- overcoming \.***** minutes and one second she 4 !f to the defender. She wan overt^ Retolute surely, but foo S!?< achieve the smgl .* ? order to caoture the im. , .- ,ceas ? mj>nute8 [a W,th h-ss - f "?g defender's hull fron ,f .,?*rft? lenger. Kool chaser edged out . .ft 5?g vaterki ft en ?*" "Breaks" Favor Resolme The wind had grown pi ;:,-, and ,eT. eral times when Resolute's bow Ifod on the crest of a .- ., spilled M^ wind out of her mainsa? and srrn n-iker. Shamrock's canvas heid wer filled ana si e m? , ;? rreate? lead as the defei .,'_!. In the last quarter of a mile, W ever, Resolute made a tiesperat? e*Tort to regain the lead, . 'Ugh the result of the contest was all doubt, this final drivj for the'lhn under full sail made a thrilling spec tacle. The "breal . ud begin to ;avor Resoluto when she tru onlv 300 yards from - ? ? -ft, an(j sye came down to the boat uj the finest sprint a c ip el t ever made. It was now the Amei - thatwu doing the - it the dis? tance to the line -.-. as t i rl for her belated drive, and the ? r m,.j tance to the line ?? as t i rl for '. a belated drive, and the - ? ger r.csed ?n over nineteen see-- - ;Pa(j Deducting her star ...r si?. onus from her elapsed time . -ft ... ow to treat your refrigera? tor and save ice Keep the doors tightly closed, so that the cold air can't escape. Never put hot food into it. Don't wrap the ice in blankets of papers; the whole principle of refrigeration?the constant cir? culation of air?is then stopped. Have the ice chamber filled rega larly?it will cost less in the long run to keep the temperature as nearly uniform as possible. Use pure, clean ice. 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