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WHAT IS TO BE SEEN IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS
?CW&& tA/e/?ME.n? ^..?^/r/J.CT/c^: jreLfiYi. Ti=/rMs szstg. tjta/mmg Ttf? zZowLe/fS ? /ir??~&?:fr//v6'/jt/5 y* PROSPECTS BRIGHT FOR HORSE SHOW SEASON Four Have Already Been Held and Forty-Three of Imp.ort.ance Are Still to Come---Virginia Cities on the List. Thc horse show sc.inon has opened Inost fiuBplcIousiy for tho year. Four have boen hold already, and lf futuro alfnlrs cun be Judged by those whleh hnvo ho far precedod, tho season of 11)07 should far snrpass uny prevloiis year on record. Thoso whicli are now n matter of history nre tho ones whlch have been lieid at Durlnnds, Brooklyn, Asliovillo, N. C, and the Orango Bid lng and Drlvlng Clubs Show, whlch elosed lnst night. From now untll May lst. when Tn ronto, Canada, opens Its show, thero ?will be nono. Thoso whleh follow an.: Toronto. Mny lst-lth. I?ik<:\vond, May 3th, 1th. Mont.real Horse Show, May Sth-llth, ; in-luslve. KoBWick. May 15th. Brookllne, Mass., May 2lst-23d, In cluslvo. Baltimoro Horse Show, Mny 21st 2Gth, Incluslve. Phlladelphia, Pa., Mny 27th to Juno lst. Bayside. June lst. Plalnfleld, N. J., Juno 6th, 7th and 8th. Galt Hor3o Show, June 6th, 7th and 8th. lnternatlonal Horso show, Juno 7th 13th, London, England. Tuxedo. June 21st and 22d. Culpopor, July 4th and 5th. Atlnntlc City, July 16th-20tb, Inclu r.lve. MnnusHns, July 17th and 18th. Orango, Va., July 24th and 25th. Long Branch, July 24th-27tli. Charlottesvllle, August lst and 2d. Staunton, August 6th, 7th and 8lh. Bay Shoro Horso Show, August Sth, 9th nnd 10th. Harrlsonburg, August 13th, 14th and 15th. Front Royal, August 21st and 22d Polnt Judlth Country Club, August 22d, 23d, 21th. Berryvllle, August 27, 28th aiid 23th. Warrenton, Soptomber 4th and 5th. Newport, Soptomber 2d. 3d and 4th. Sioux Clty, September 7th-14th. Groenfield Hill Country Club Horso Show, September 10th. 11th, 12th, 13th. Mlnnobla, September 26th-25th. Loulsvllle, Ky., September 30th to October 5th. Nashville. Septombor 23d-2Sth. Ogdensburg. Soptomber 24th, 25th, 26th nnd 27th. Brockton, October lst, 2d, 3d nnd 4th. Poughkeepslo. October 2d and 3d. Morristown Fleld Club Horso Show, October 3d, 4th and 5th. North Shoro Horso Show, October 4th and 5th. Rlchmond, October Sth-13th. Norfolk, Ootobor 14th to 19th. Knnsiis Clty, October 14th to 13th. Omaha, October 21st-26th. Pittsburg, October 21st-25th. National, November lSth-23d. Internntlonal, Chlcago, Novemboi 30th to Docember 7th. ATHLETIC PROGRAMME FOR THE EXPOSITION Thc programme of athletlc ovents to bo held at the Jamestown Exposltlon during the coming suminer has been re iclved here. lt has been tirrunged by tho athletlc bureau ot the exposltlon und Issued by the department of con g-rosses and speclal events. The datea ure as follows: May 18?Interscholastlc Meet. Open to Schools of Norfolk and vlclnlty. Entrles to close on May 4. Juno 5, C. 7, 8, 10, and 11?Mllltary uthletlc carnival. Juno 10?South Atlantlc Association track and Held championshlp. Entrlos close on June 1. June 22?Jamestown college cnam ?plonshlps. Open to all collugus. Entrlea close on Juno 1. j,ily 4?a. A. U. all-nround chatnplon Bhips. Open to amuteurs of tho world. Entrles close on June 14. July 4, 5, and G?Public schools champlonshlps. Entrles closo on Juno 15. July 13?Southern lntorscholastlo meet. Opon to schools of tho South Atlnntic nnd Southern Association of the A. A. U. Untries closo on Juno 29. July 18. 19. und 20?South Atlantlc Association swimmlng champlonshlps. Entrles close on Juno 29. August 5, 6, 7, 8. 9, and 10?A. A. U. pwlmming champlonshlps. . Open to amateurs of tho world. Entrles closo on July 15. August 12. 13. 14, 15, 16, and 17.?A. A. U. baskotball championships. Opon to all amateur teams. Entrles closo on July 22. Soptcmbor 6?A. A. U. .Tunlor trnck and Hold champlonshlps. Open to ama? teurs of tho world. Entrlos close wlth Mr. Bartow SS "Weeks on August 1G. Soptomber 7?A. A. U. Senior track end fiold champlonshlps. Open to ama tours of the world. Entrles closo wlth Mr. Bartow S. Weeks on August 10. Soptembor 7?A. A. U. senior traclc nnd Hold champlonshlps. Open to ama? teurs of tho world Entrles closo wlth Mr. Bnrtow S. Weeks on August 16. Soptomber 16. 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21? Jamostown tennls tournament. Soptembor 16, 17, 18. 19, 20. and 21? South Atlantlc Association basketball Watkins - Cottrell Company. 1311 East Main Street. Leonard Cleanable Refrigerators. Sporting Goods Department Genuine Pigskin Puttie Leggings. Reach Baseball Goods. B, G. I. Tennis. Fishing Tackle, champtonshlps. Eutrles close on Aug? ust 2C. Octobor 5? Duel meet. South Atlantlc Assoclatlon vs. Southern Assoclatlon. Entrles closo on September 21. October 11 and 12?South Atlantlc Assoclatlon wrestllng champlonships. Entrles closo on September 27. The pamphle'tJ setting forth tho pro grammo contaliiB tho names of all com? mittees and the regulations that will gove.ru all of tho contests. All entrles must be made on the offlclal blanks, that can bc procured by addressing Mr. James E. Sullivan, honorary dlrector of the athlotlc evonts, Jamestown Ex? posltion, Norfolk, Va. In addition to thc athletlc ovents al? ready noted, there will bo a raco be? tween cuttcrs of tho Unlted States, iiianned by oftlcors for tho Jamestown Cup; an lnternatlonal yacht raco for four cups?the Presldent's Cup, tho Klng's Cup, the Slr Thomas Llpton Cup, nnd the Jamestown Exposltion Cup; an Jnternatlo.nal motor-bont carnival, and sevoral automobile shows. including tlio flnlsh of thc Glidden tour. REVOLVER IS USED TO SETTLE CHAMP10NSHIP Tlio Cuban ? baseball champlonshlp was decided recently by an umpiro who used a revolvor to back up tlio final decislon. He was a llttlo mnn, and as tho crowd numbered 20,000, and was dlstinctly hostlle, ho brought out hls artlllory whon ho called the dccld.:i>g play. Tho mob charged hlm, but ho was snved by tho constabulary.?Ex-. cliango. -1 i Yale-Harvard Football Game. NEW HAVEN, CONN., Aprll 29.? Yalo and Harvard havo arrangad to play football next fall. The gamo wlU bo pluyod at Cambrldgo Novembor 23d. MILLER TOPSJOCKS ON EASTERN TRACKS Walter Mlllor easlly tops the jockoys who rodo at Bennlng, desplto tho fact that ho only rodo twelvo days, whllo hls rlvals had olghtoon days' work. McDanlol Ib closo in tho wako of tho champlon. Hls record ls a good Indl? catlon of the young nian's return to form ln vlow of his throo days' absonco from tho track. Thoro was no sensa tion of a rldor dovelopod, Joo Johnson showlhg plonty of judg? ment ln a Jnm and whon flnlshlng, but tho boy's faillng ln taklng hls mount wldo at tho turn soonis to be tho solo oustaclo in hls-way to succosa, Ho waa onco notod for hugglng the rall, but slnce ho wns thrown ovor luto tho lot ho has raroly takon hls old courso. Rndtko has dlsappolntod hls admlrers so far, but tho young man has boon earnost and actlve, and at tlmes he has given tlashes ot that skill whlch made hlm famous on tho Now York tracks. Rndtka will be undor Garth's supervls IorT thls peason. Ho and Garth aro closo frionds, nnd lt ls not Ukoly that he will sulfor from assoclatlon wlth thls horsoman. Tho leadlng Jockoys follow: Jockoys. lst. Mlllor. H McDanlol ...'.13 J. Johnson. 12 Mountain.m? ? ? < *t Radtko .,.. 3 !? Uiiglandor.,, 7 ? John Hennessy .... 5 0 2 24 Goldstoln L._... 4 9 10 33 Noone . 3 3 X 6 Notter . 3 1 4. 9 L. Smlth.io,.... 2 1 2 13 XV. Mcrntyre. 2 3 3 23 McCarty . 2 1 1 a J. O'Brlon . 3 1 1 9 Slmmous i.? 1 0 "1~*~ B Honry ....'. 1 0 3 10 Vosper . 1 ? 0 ll 8 Alox ..... 1 1 3 11 Llobert . 1 0 2 7 STEEPLECHASE JOCKEYS. Jockoys. lst. 2d, 3d, Unp. Mr. Taylor. 3,1 0 0 Huppe_. 2 0 1 0 Mclnerny ...,..,... 2 3 0 1 Mr, IX Korr. 1 0 0 0 Dupoe '.",, .'????. 111 2 G. B. Wllson. 1 0 \ 1 Mr. O'Brlon. 1 2 1 1 Saffal ..... 1 i) 0 C Mr. McClaln .'?- t 0 0 i CAPUDJNE It removea tlia cauio. (tiollie** tlie u'erVe* Knd r?lleT?s tli* aclios aml COLDSANDeRIPPESitriii liradaclira nnd Niuir-dglo nlso. No lnul ifocts, Wo, 3io p.iiU i(w. boltK'H, (Lmciu.J GREAT SEASON Past Year Has Been Most Suc? cessful Since Organized Game Was Bcffiin. BANQUET TO-MORROW NIGHT Plans Will Bc Immediatcly Start? ed to Get Richmond a Bcrth in Amcrican Bbwling Conrrress. Thc most successful bowllng season Rlchmond bowlers ever passed through hus Just cioaed, and ln order to celo brate the oceaslon tho members of tho local leaguo will lndulge ln a banquet to-morrow night at Stumpf's, Elghth and Maln Streets. Rlchmond has turned out some of tho fastest bowlers anywhere, as their records will show, and when tho next Bowllng Congress meets at Clnclnnatl Rlchmond will bo well represented. For Ilfteeii years there havo boen sev? eral bowllng alleys here well patronlzed by both ladlos and gentlomen. Somo of the stald and dlgnlrted cltl/.eiis ot to? day woro sovoral years ugo expert bowl? ers, and they mado tholr strlkes aixl spares U3 tlio younger men are dolng to-day, but thoro was no regular or ganlzatlon and no record3 were kept. Now the mon who love tho game havo organized themselves into a leaguo, nnd with tho passlnjf of tho season somo mlghty good records go Into history. Present Season Notable. Thc- present season has been a notable one, ln that more Interest Is centrod in tlie gamo thnn ever beforo. and tho scarclty of alleys wlU probably bu rcme dlod beforo tho fall season opens. There aro now but four publlc alleys?? tlie ones at Idlewood, and that at Cook's and at Wllllams's. Four clubs* have fought for suprem acy all season. Tho result of the con? test has been a development ot a team whlch can go up agalnst any in tho country. Tho personnel ropresents all of tho teams, and each man has a local record whlch will stand good with any ln tho country. Tho plcturo abovo represents flvo of ns good bowlors as can bo found in this city. Spllllng Is probably tho oldest plnyer. with Willlams next. They havo records equnl to any. Spllllng has roll ed 259; Wllllnms, 258: IColbe, 248. and ? Thorpe and Rowsey, 247 ench. Theso ] scores havo seldom been equalled ln the I' country, and when the entlro tonm got." together In a match lt wlU take a mlghty strong opposition to overcomo ? lt. j By noxt season tho alleys horo will 'probably have been enlarged or lm i proved. Willlams has threo alleys. I Cook two. The alleys at Idlowood and iLake are larger, and will lio woll patro? nlzed thls summor. but moro Ih necded 1 for tho clty, or down-town. Tho de j mnnd will be met. I On to-morrow night, when tho nn ? n.uul banquet takos place, thoro wlU bo a large number of bowlers present. who will toll many things of lntorost to lov. ers of tho gamo, and there will bo so'me experts from elsewhere who will dtlate upon the beautlos of tho nianty oxor clse. COLUMBIA STUDENTS ?HOPE FOR FOOTBALL NEW YORK, Aprll 20.?Thero ls a woll-deflned rumor about tho Colum? bla Unlvorslty that tho vlrtual consont of the authorltles to tho rcstoratlon of football has beon obtained, and that tho game will bo rosumod this fall. In the roccnt a'gltation for tho gamo the sontlment has beon' almost unani mous in favor of rosumptlon. 'fho stu? dents, of course, havo boen unitcd in their deslro to play, and tho alumni have backed them up solidly. T Commonwealth and Westmorc land Clubs Will Meet on Dia mond on That Date. SOCIETY WILL TURN OUT Debntantes Will Sell Popcorn, Chcwing-Gnni, Peanuts and Candy. On the 7th of May, tho world (not tho whole world, of course, but that part of lt which is numbered among tho members of tho Commonwealth and Westmoreland Clubs) will array Itself In purplo and flno linen. and with hls sistor or somebody else's slster, lean on .his ann, will proceed to tho Broad I Street ball-grounds to seo tho mlghty ball-tossers of tho two clubs battlo for supremacy. Great events chronicled ln history, achiovoments of modern sclence, all questions of natlonal Importance, wlll for the tlmo. bo sunk into obllvlon. as several hundred ea^er eyes becomo riveted upon tho conflict, And. yes, gontlo reador, this is baseball suro enough, and lt is easler for a woman to forget that new bonnet sho sat be hind in church last Sunday than for a baseball fan to forget the game. And then, every one in tho grandstand knows all tho players indlvldually, and so the plot thickens and interest in croases. Richmond Is justly famotis for Its beautlful women, and thls year's debutantes have added, lf posslble, to our just reputatlon for lovely women. Many of theso young ladles have klndly consented to tako charge of tho salo of tho peanuts, popcorn and chew lng-gum, which always aro tho prin? cipal refreshments served at every proper and well-appolnted ball gamo. A Weird Story. At the gamo betweon tho clubs last year a. fat man made the followlng remarks: "Well, that reminds me of a gamo of ball I saw one Fourth of July out in Deadwood, Dakota. It was tho eighth inning, and Alkall Iko, tho heaviest hitter on tlio home team, stepped to tho plate. Two strikes, two balls, nnd then the pltcher handcd Iko a low ball ond Iko nalled it. Away it flow, hlghor and hlgher, till lt was plumb out of slght, and Ik0 started on a tour of the basos." Here tho fat man pausod for emphasis nnd wiped tho persplratlon from hls brow. "Well, gentlomen, lt turned out afterwards that two mlles away tho country folks wore cole brating tho Glorious Fourth ln sultable style, and at tho preclse moment that Iko iilt tho ball they flrod a cannon which wns polnted our way. Well, slr, do you know what happened? That baseball nnd that cannon-ball met in midalr wlth terrlflc and equal lmpact, and then (I saw it myself), tho cannon ball flow back to Just whoro lt startod and dropped sllontly Into the cannon's mouth. Tho baseball salled back to the bomo plato and dropped into tho catcher's hands just as Alkall Iko was ten feet from home, and tho umplro callod him out!" Tho name of tho gonial gentleman was never learned, for tho crowd throw hlm over tho fenco. But to return to the gamo. Whlle nolther of tho tenms wlll talk for publi? cation this soon, yot somo thlngs are generally understood. Tho gamo wlll be played at tho place and tlmo abovo mcntloned for tho benoflt of tho Glrls' Club of Church Hill. Only ono gamo has boen posltlvoly arranged so far, but overy ono bclleves that tho teams wlll play for tho best two out of threo, as they dld last year, whon tho Com? monwealth won the serles. The Officials. Murray McGuire ls captaln of tho Westmoreland, with Dr. R. C. Bryan as hl8 asslstant; Hon. Josoph E. Wlllard ls managor (also prosldont ot tho club), wlth Mr. Goorgo Reld as hls asslstant. It is' generally understood that Mc Gulrq will pltch for thls club, and Ran? dolph Cardoza wlll cateh. Tho othor members of the team wlio havo shown up woll'ln tho pructlco aro Elmoro Hotchklss, captaln of tho Hermitago team; Honry Hotchklss, P, L, Conquost, Granville, Gray, Robert Williams, Isnac Bavenport, Jr., T, P. Bryan and Latlmor Gordon. Tho Commonwealth team, whlle not talking for nubilcntion, ls far from idlo. It is understood that Jullan Hill wlll probably bo captaln ngaln, nnd Palmor Lelgh- manugov. Among thoso who aro gotttng ln good trlm at praettces, tho followlng young gentlemen look to be in tho best con? dition: Charles Steurns, Rooves Flom Ing, Paimor Loigh, W. S, McNoll, W. S. aordon, II. K. ("Puss") E.llyson, jr? Robort Jonos, Tuckor HarrlHon, Jullan Hlli, John C, Whlto and Gossnor Harri? son. Mr. .Hill whon approaohod by ,a rep rosojitatlvo of tho paper, sald ho had nothlng to say, but dld not antlclpato a dlfferont scoro from that of last yoar, Captaln McGuIre refuses to talk, but woars a vory wlse look. Both teams will contlnuo to prac? tice hard untll tho day of tho gamo, nnd everything polnts to a closo and cxcltlng contest. Tlckets for tho game will bo put on salo at W. D. Crenshaw's, No. 1100 Enst Mnln. and at both tho Westmorc Innd and Commonwealth Clubs. ROWING AT JAMESTOWN. Regatta Committee at Exposition Arrange Program. NEW YORK, April 20.?Aecording to the plans approvod by tho regatta. committee of the Jamestown Interna? tional Rowlng Regatta, the rogalta to bo held at Jamestown August 14th to 17th promlses to ccllpso any simllar event ever held ln the Unlted States. Tho most important fcaturo will bo tho intorclty contests, whlch will roplaco tho lnterclub races, -so customary at the natlonal regatta. Tho program ol cvents follows: Slnglo sculls?For Natlonal Assocla? tlon of Amatour Oarsmen champlons. Slnglo sculls?Open to all oarsmon who have novor won a National Asso? clatlon of Amatour Onrsnien champion shlp. Double sculls?Intorclty. Four-oarod sholls?Intorclty. Elght-oared sholls?Intorclty. medlato. Elght-oared sholls?Intorclty, sonlor. Octuplo sculls?Intorclty. Elght-oared shells?For schoolboys, posslbly. Tho trial heats will bo rowed on Au? gust 10th and tho finals on August 17th. wliilo tho lirst two dnys will bc devoted to man-of-war races and local contests. All races will be stralght away. and tho dlstance will be ono and one-quarter mlles. Entrios will clost Monday, August 12th, and all cntrj feos will be roturned to starlors. TWO CREWS FOR MIDDIES. Want Second Eight to Enter Freshman Race. ANNAPOLIS. Aprll 20.?It has boen announced at tho Naval Academy that Secretary Metealf's permlsslon for tlio academy oarsmon to mako tho trip to Poughkeepsio for tho regatta of Juno 2flth Includes two full clghts, wlth substltutes. Thls Is believed to bo necessary ln ordor that tho academy crew may have a contestant to row against, dur? ing the two woeks' practlco on tho Hudson beforo tho race, and also that the bost soloction from tho uvailable materlal muy bo made. The Navy will ask thnt tho second crew be allowed to ontor tho Freshman raco. Thoro is no four oared crew at. the academy and nono will enter ln the regntta. Incldentally tho Navy contlngent t&kos umbrago at tho statement that Yalo will bring a second crew to An napolls. It ls stated most posltlvely horo that the race was Bhoduled wlth Yalo's 'Varsity crew, and thero nro u number of communlcatlons from Man? ager Dlxon, of tho Yale crew, whlch indlcato lt. CHANCES OF PLAYERS. First-Baseman, Catcher and Pitcher Kept the Busiest. The flguro crnnk la at it ngain, anc thls time ho ls worklng out tho rolatlvc buslness of tho varlous members of a big leaguo team. Of course, tho pltchoi and catcher aro' concedod to bo tho klnji boo hustlers becauso of tho burdonsonu naturo of tholr jobs. But so far as fleldlng chancos go tho flrst-buseman has them all boat. Horc's tho way the crank flgures the averago chancos per gamo: Flrst baso.,.;. IO.i Socond bnso . 5.1 Tlilrd baso..,. 3.1 Shortstop. 6-' Catchor. 5.: Pltchor . -'?' Contcr fleld . 3.! Left flold . 2.: Right fleld .? 2. Outsldo of the flrst basoman and eat clier lt wlU bo notod that tho mlddli flolder. second basoman and shortstoi aro v'.io huslest porsons. sliowlng a ton donoy on tho part of tho bntsmnn t< turn tho ball stralght back tho way H come. HERRMANN PROPHESIES GREAT YEAR FOR GAME CINCINNATI, 0? Aprll 20,?August Horrmann, chalrman of tho Natlonal Busoball Commlsslon, sees u brlght joar ahand for tlio, groat Amerlcan gamo. llu SU"Umessyai'l sign fa.il, tho yoar 1907 will bo tho most prosperous that base? ball has'ever known. Tho chlof causo for thls ahtlclpatod prosporlty ls tho fnct that tho gonertvl busoball orgnni ?/.atlon has boon greatly strongthenod, Tho bringlng into tho Natlonal Agreo ment of tho Trl-Stuto Leaguo has ro inoved tho ouo discordant clemont In our natlonal pnstlme glvlng the gamo a flrmer standlng than lt ovor has ox porlencad slnoo lt was oyolvod from tho old pastlmo of roundors and town ball. "No llttlo credit ls. duo tho Natlonal Commlsslon for thls stato of affalrs. Players havo lotirnsd to havo evory con. fldenco In tho Commission and thut thoy havo boon greatly bonoflted by Its ex istonce ls shown by tho. flguros, which glve to playors- about 60 per cont. nf tho 300 declslohs that havo been hand ed dowo io dato, ' , .. "Thoro wlll bo moro loaguos in tho flolrt lu 1907 than ovor boforo; moro plavors wlll bo omployed at bette* Hni arles and I jpredlot that ther* wtU bo fowor fnllures ln basoball thls year than durlng any seuson in tho past. Whv? Bociutso tho publlc haa moro contldonce ln playors und owncrs thnn ovor boforo." THE OLYMPIC GAMES ATTRACTING INTEREST British Association Has Completed Plans for Erec-< tion of $200,000 Stadium With Seating Capacity of 70,000, LONDON, Aprll 20.?Tho Olymplc Games, whlch aro to take placo ln Lon? don In 190S, will form tho fourth of the serles of Olymplads, whlch was Inauguratod at Athens ln 1S96, and contlnued at Parls In 1900, and St. Louls ln 1901. Olymplo Games aro tho chief factor In tho Olymplo move? ment, whlch was Inltlatcd ln l*S9fl by Baron Plorro do Coubertln, prosidont of tho lnternatlonal Olymplc commlt? teo, In tho hopo that It mlght per form for tho modern world tho samo servlces whlch wero rendered to tho Hellenlc communltles by tho Olymplo Games of Ells. Tho movement ls, however, Intonded to tnclude, besidos nthletlc sports, contosts ln art, lltora turo, music, etc, and perlodlcal con? ferences on physical educatlon and development. Such conferences woro held wlth conslderable success at Hnvro ln 1897, and Brussels ln 1905. DurltiK the early summer of 1908 lt wns announcod that tho Olymplad pro posed for Ronio ln 1908 was, owlng'to local reaBons, lmposslblo ln that clty, and that tho lnternatlonal Olymplc Councll had addressod to tho Brltlsh Olymplc Assoclatlon, through Lord Dosborough, an Invitation to undertake thls Olymplad. Tho flrst step taken by tho Brltlsh Olymplc Assoclatlon on rocelpt of thla Invitation was to ad? dress a elreular to .tho assoclations govornlng sport in England, asklng for tholr opinion upon tho proposal. By tho nilddle of Novomber, fuvorable re plles havlng been vecolvod from tho groat majority of the assoclations and ollielal ropresontatlves appolntod, a resolutlon was passod at tho councll mootlng held on Novombor 19th that thoso Olymplc Games bo held in Lon? don. After maturo dollboratlons, the followlng prlnclplos, ou whlch the games would be eonducted, woro agreed upon:' (1) That as many forms of sport be inqluded as may bo practlcablo. (2) That the ovents bo only open to bonalldc amnteurs. (3) That the councll do not pay tho ox penses of any competttor whatever, elther for traveling or for lesldence In thls country. (4) Thnt tho games bo held ln July, 1908. (5) That every competltor bo oulcinlly ontored by tho assoclatlon controlllng the partleuiar sport in whlch ho is cho scn to reproscnt hls country, and theso entrles bo limlted ln number for oach event. (0) That tho prizes conslst solely of modals, wlth the addition ot certaln chal lcnge cups. In accordanco wlth the prlnciplcs laid down, letters wero sont to tho members of tho International Olymplc Commlttoo ln tho varlous countrles, requestlng thom to tako all necessary measures to lnsure tho partlclpatlon of their follow-country men In tho Olympiud ln London. In ro sponse, commlttoos havo boen formed, or aro ln procoss of bolng formed. in France, Germany, Italy, Belglum. Hol lnnd, Greece, Swoden, Denmnrk, Bohemla, lbHungary, Switzerlnnd, Bulgarla and tho Unlted States. of Amorlca. All detnlls for tho erectlon of a stadlum, with a cnpaclty of nearly 70.000, havo boen arrnngod. Tho cost of this lmmense strueturo wlU npproxlmute something ovor $2,000,000, whicli sum will tnclude tho cost of all necessary oqulpmonts, at tendants, etc. Tho followlng sports will bo lncluded on tho elaborato prognun, whlch ls now in tlio hands of a com? mlttoo: Athlotlcs, archery. cycllng, foot? ball (Assoclatlon and Rugby), fene.lng, gymnastics, lacrosso, lawn tcniils, motor Ing, mllltary rldlug, polo. rlflo shootlng, .rowlng, swlmmlng, wrestllng and yacht . Ing. It ls probublo tlmt others will bi ndded. It hns boon praotioully decldoi thnt tho proposcd lutoriuitlonal rowlns regotta ln connoctlon wlth tho Olymplt Games shall bo hold at Henley-on-i I Thumes, at the ond of July, 1908. Tho track runnlng events rneaaurefl threo laps to tho mllo, that for'cyctlng:i two and throo-quartor laps to the mllo. Tho measurementa which have been ap? proved for tho pond for swlmming and dlvlng aro 330 feet in length by 50 feet'. in brcadth, with a depth ot three feet six inches to 12 feet. Tho British assoclations havo agreedf tliat tho metrlc system shall bo used for tlio measuroment of dlstances, as haa* hlthorto beon tho case ln tho Olympla Games which have taken place at Athcns, Parls and St. Louls. PALMER PROTESTS. English Fighter Wants to Meet Any Man in That Class. NEW YORK. Aprll 20.?Jack Palmer, tho English boxer, who had beon her aldod as a hcavywelght, now comes out as a mlddlowelght, and wants to meet any of the Amerlcan boxers ln that class. Palmer has issued tho follow? lng letter: "New York, Aprll 13. "As tho public prlnts havo seen tlt to l:cSip so much advorse crlticlsm upon my Bhoulders on account of my bout with Jack (Twin) Sullivan, I would liko to set myself risbt beforo tho sportlng public of America. They have characterlzed mo as a 'lemon,' a 'prune,' and what not. It scarcely is fair to pass judgmont upon my llstic afcility on tho showlng I mado ln this ono bout, and I don't mind saying I am capablo of doing much better if glvon another ehance, "ln tho flrst place, I left the old country hurrlcdly; travcled over 3,009 milcs on tho sea, and when I arrlved in New York it was cold, wlndy aml snowing. Then followed, a 3,500-mllo. trlp across tho contlnent, nnd whon I arrlved in Los Angelos it was aa warm and balmy as a summer's day ln tlio tropics. I scarcely had time to becomo accllmated, and had only eight days in which to train for tho bout, "I was slow and not in such physl? cal condltlon that I could do mysolf full justlco, The American public is proverblully falr to all foreigners, and rcceived Fedlar Palmer, Penny Jor? dnn, Bllly Pllmmer, Spike Robson, Stanton Abbott and other Englishmen wlth klndly grace, so I am going to ask all of tho falr-mlndod sportsmen. of thls country to rcserve Judgmont untll I havo had another opportunlty of showlng what I can do. "! ara ,a legltlmato middlewelght, and intend to challenge Hugo Kelly, Joo Thomas, AVillle Lowis, Sallor Burke, or anybody olso my welght, including tho man who defeated me?Jack Sulli? van. With throa weeks' training, hav? ing ? becomo thoroughly acclimated, I know I wlll bo able to acquit myself creditably, and I hope I will not bo denied tho chanco of showlng just what I really can do ln the ring." CHICAGO'S UNIQUE AUTQ. 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