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GREAT TRIBUTE TO
AMERICAN ATHLETES [London Times Correspondent Refers to Remarkable Organ? ization and Training. London, July 19.?Tho London Times Utockholm correspondent pays a re inurkablo trllnito to tho American nlhleteu participating In the Olympic games. In contrast with the lack of organisation and training Olaplayod tiy th?; britisher*. "Tho American athletes.'" Bays th? c< rrospondent, "have shown them i ivea Individually us masters of t< chnlque of running, while, as a nrn i. Ine tor winning races, the team, as a whole, lias been beautifully or ; nlzed. Their tactics have, of course, been strictly legitimate under the rules, except for an occasional tndls <; tlon resulting from excessive zeal on the part of a particular runner! but their admirable execution has made the odds heavy against the. com petltor from another country, how-j ev< r Individually brilliant. I MThe perfect organisation of the 1 t< m as a whole was extraordinarily i!. monstrated by the way in which tho seven Americans rn the Marathon l . I home among the drat twelve men. The same discipline extended to oth-j or things than the a' tual running i The American claque wits also under 01 ' rs, one of which was there was 1 1o he no cheering for any country i (except Sweden und the United States. "In any caso the Arr*-rirans, In the (conduct both of their nthletes In tho u:'!ia and of their claques In the 'gallery, have given the Olympic world an exhibition of admirable organiza? tion and of discipline of which Brit- ; Ish athletes collectively and Individu? ell)* have been singularly innocent. "One of our university runners told ' nie that from tho day When he was asked to come to Stockholm ft'o sin- j gin Individual had said one word to Mm by way of advlco on the subject j Of training. He added that he would |i ibabVy have beon extremely an- I i i yed If any one had presumed to do 1 i Those conditions and this attl- | I of mind are. of course, unthlnk- j i 1 1 e to America. Our men have to i tu largely by the lltrht of nMure i ? 1 their tactics on the path have 1 been those of children pitted uJtulnst experts and veterans." llont Baces nt Stockholm. Stockholm; July 19. -Irl the final heat of the outrlggcd elght-oiir shells this afternoon, a race in which two British boats wore the < ontes I tants, Leander bent New College, Ox? ford, by a length and a half. Tho ' I.'-under crew hud hud an unexpectedly I easy victory over the Berlin Rowing ? ?Hub elKht. and the f?ow College '<iew rowed over. In the Html of tho ; out rigged fours, Ludwigshufen beat .Thames Bowing Club by three lengths, j In the scml-Hnula of thin event. Lud wigshafen had beaten Denmark by ? two and a hnlf lengths, while mo Thames Rowing Club beat Chrlstiaula : by a quarter <>t a length. in the semi-finals "f the single sculls, Velrman. Belgium, heat Kuskl. Russia, by a length In 7 minutes 41 second. Klnnear. England, won from . E. B. Butler. Toronto. b> two lengths In 7 minutes 87 2-6 seconds. ! In the final of the single Sculls of ! the rowlnx regatta of the Olympic games, Klnnear iTTTeitr" jfeir mnn handily. rropsTnS' t"e mark four lengths ahead of his Belgian opponent. The Britisher's time was 3 .mlnutesh 47 3-10 Seconds. WANT A JOB? Uncle '-inn Needs n llural Mall ? ai? rier tor llenrleu ? ountjr. A competitive examination tinder the rules of the rnlted States Civil Ser? vice Commission will V,o held In this ;clty on Saturday, August 3. for the position of rural letter carrier In llen ;ico county. *\ 1111am Henry Mann, local I secretary of the Civil Servce Commls ; slon, will Issue blanks to all persons j who desire to try for the position. Ap? plication must he made on form No. [1241. which, together with Information n regard to the examination, may he aeo'Jred from the local secretary.' j Tho pos'tlon Is open only to male citizens of tho United Stat-a, who have, their actual domicile In the territory '. supplied by an office In Henrlco conn- j I ty. Tho applications should he exe? cuted Immediately and forwarder: t^ . the United Btates Civil Service Com . mlsson, V.'HshlnKton. D. C. Itn.lly Hurt hj 1 nil. ! Arthur Hart, fourtcci >?? Mi North Twenty-Seventh St ; from his bicycle yesterday ? at the Rchmond, Fredericks! Every Sun You will meet the one Piano that is known and loved by all races? The S'teinway The Steiiiway is the world known and world-loved in? strument. Let us send von free cata? log. Waiter D. Moses & Co. 103 K. Broad St. Oldest Music House In Va. and N. C. Potomac Railroad shops nn<l badly rut I Imsoll about the thigh. He was tre.it <d by Dr. II. T. Hawkins, ambulance surgeon of tho City Hospital. Bowling lust n'ght: Richmond Lunch. ' Playera. 1. 2. n. Total. Levy . ?6 85 90 271 Anderson . 74 100 109 2S:i Gilbert .119 101 92 322 Webb .105 75 SO 241? , Smith .100 97 106 . 303 Totals .194 45S 4S* 1.448 1 YlrKlnlnn?. Playera. 1. 2. 3. '. tai Brown . 89 89 88 ?5G : Krouse . 90 67 100 ' '93 Dlxon . 88 79 81 48 Turner . 95 88 83 15 . Byrnes .100 D6 S? 282 1 o'< 1 Hi Totals .462 Standing of Ten ma. P. W. L. DIFFICULT TO GET i STARTERS AWAY Final Day of Grand Circuit Racing Meet at Kala mazoo. Kalamazoo, Mich.. July 10.?The final [day of the Grand C'rcult Meet hero j was characterized by its long card of five races and the difficulty expe? rienced In nearly every heat In got tin); the stutters away. -As n result the ; last heat was raced when It ivjis ai | most too dark to seo across the field, j Dorsch Medium won first money in I the 2:114 trot, which was carried over from yesterday, having the best stand ling after five hotly contested heal . ! in which none of the ten starters was able to win three firsts. Dudle Arclt dttle won the free-for-dll trot in itralght heats, but hud to trot the fastest inlle of the year?2:05 1-4?t'> beat Hilly H'trke in the first heat. Dic? tator Todd was in a class by hin I In the 2:15 trot. He took the event In straight heats. Hutli McGregor was an easy second. ? .-usle peii wns thought to be a stiro (Winner In the 2;ll pace, but Gooruo W. Newton captured first money. ? it'i he had to go live tieats to win. &ummar; ?. 1 2 L'i tr"t?best three In five; purse, ?1.. Dorsch Medium, blk m . by Bed Medium, first; VUayslde. second Marion K., thud. Best time .'2:1 1 1-1. 1 ree-for-all trot?best two In three; ; ; ... $1,000?Dudle Archdalc, blk. M . by Arclidale. tirxt; Billy Burke, h. h, second; Nancy Boyle, blk. mo third. Best time, 2:05 1-4. Free-for-all pace?best two In three; ; irse, 1 l.OOO ?Vernon McKlnney, b. h.. by Guy McKlnney. first. r>nn Dens more, b. h.. second; Evelyn W., b. m., third. Best time. 2:04 1-4. 2:15 trot?best throe In five; purse. 12.000?Dictator Todd. blk. h.. by Todd, first: Ruth McGregor, eh. m., second; Mike A?un, b. g.. third. Best tlmo. 2:0S 1-4. 2:11 pace?best three In five; purse, $1.000?George W. Newton, br. h.. by Dockhart, first; Busle Bell. b. m., sec? ond; I.nas'e L?e, b. m., third. Best t'me. 2:08. APPALACHIAN LEAGUE At Ashevtlle: Ashevllle-Brlstol; rain. At Morrlstown: Morrlstowhl 0; Cleveland, 5. At KnoxvlUe: Khoxville^Johhson City. rain. -- Focused on the Right Spot -- GREATER RICHMOND This Year's Boosters' Tour Will Be a Great One Reservations Are Going Fast GET YOURS THE BOOSTERS' TOUR inaugurated by The Times-Dispatch last fall struck the keynote for Richmond Boosters. It was the signal for a general awakening along the entire line. Plans for the Greater Boosters1 Tour to be conducted about September 15, 1 12, have long been under way. The coming tour will surpass tbc first one in thai it will be conducted on a larger scale anil will be improved upon and arranged to the satisfaction of all. If you have not already made reservation to go on the Tour, do so at once, as the number of people will be limited and the reservations are going rapidly. You will be the guest of THE TIMES-DISPATCH, with al expenses paid on the tour through Yirginia and the Carolinas tor four days. There will be ample comfort, with speeches entertainments and a "bully" chance for getting closer to the trade and for doing valuable advertising. Phone Monroe 1 or drop us a postal and let our representative call and explain the Tour in full and why you should go. DO IT NOW! Richmond, Va This Wii! Be A Big Day In The Suit-End Sale Until This Lot Is Sold, We Offer $ 5.00 TROUSERS, TAILOR-MADE $ 6.00 TROUSERS, TAILOR-MADE $ 7.50 TROUSERS, TAILOR-MADE $ 8.00 TROUSERS, TAILOR-MADE $10.00 TROUSERS, TAILOR-MADE Suit-ends left from the largest and most varied summer stock in this city made into Trousers for about half what they would cost if cut from the original piece. If you don't order TO-DAY you may miss the very thing you want. Grays, Browns and Blues $20 SUITINGS ONE HUNDRED STYLES, MADE IN TWO-PIECE SUITS BLUE SERGE, ALL WOOL, FAST COLOR COAT AND TROUSERS .50 0 ||| 714 East <P!i Main St RICHMOND MAY YET SEE REAL BASEBALL Jersey City Franchise in International League About to Be Surrendered by Present Owners Reported to Be Sought by Owners of Local Virginia League Club. [Special to The Times-Dispatch ] . New York, July 11?.? Unless tire mnn DKrm ?>f (be Jersey City team of the, loteruntlwual League succeed in min? imi 9-0,000 in ii abort time, the trau? chlse and team %?111 i><- transferred to n:.oilier city. Itlchnioud In anxious to get Into (be International Leuguc, and lilts put in n bid for (be franchise mid (lie transfer of the cltiu.. Syracuse I?. also after the franchise, but Itlebiuoud ?eeina to hair 11 shade the bent In (he matter of bucking. It look;, mm If the Jersey Cl(y (etini I? ubuut (hroiigk, (or (be 'utrannte uevrr hm, been worthy of n league, nud thr elub im-, been runniug behind nil sea? son* DY OUS MALBKRT, The wobbly condition of the Jer>e> City club, in tho International League, has been known for several weeks. Kver since It became positive that the present owners of the franchise were unwilling to put up more money, un effort has been male by The Times-Dis? patch to Interest local enthusiasts in tlying to get the club transferred here; However, the season httb so far nd \anccd that It Is hardly probable that any change will be mude before the next championship season arrives. Too much la involved and loo little time remains to work out the details, A telegram was sent to James J. Ltii's,] who. with Hugh McBreen. controls the franchise in Jersey City, asking what price would be placed on tho franchise In the. event that an immediate trans ter was to bo made. To this telegram no teply has been rccetvod up to the present time. An c>.hlbU!on game will be played In Jer? sey City to-morrow with the Baltimore ciub, and unless an appreciable ?um Is raised the gain" will be the last In Sketervllle, Prices of admission have been boosted for the special attraction. The present owner* say that they have lost ail the. money they feel Inclined to sink In a venture which has been a constant and considerahlo loser. In? deed, it Is stated that Jersey City has never made a dollar In hnseball. This la not hard to realise. With New York practically at hand, ana major league baseball selling at t-e s-amo price cilarged for the lower grade, the people of Jefney City spend their money in Manhattan, Or In Brooklyn, looking nt the stats. Once having fcen tho major:) they are given a standard of comparison which Is bound to reuct agatnM tho minor lcaguo club. Local Owners Willing. It Is now nn open secret thnt tin? men Interested in baseball locally arc anxiotts to g"t Into faster company. Richmond ban outgrown every city In the Virginia I.engne. While tho other Amateur Games To-Day < VriTAI. I ity i t: tfJUE. Collegians o>. Ilrnys, nl Dyrd I'nrk. Umpire, Mr. Meacoe, Two games' Ashland vs. Hiiitlc Axe, nt Ash latid. I inplrr, Mr. French. ftttaletlCM vs. Southern llrll, n( i Christ Church i'nrk. Umpire, Mr lllcks, Two games. OLD DOMINION LEAGUE. Woodnil ?V: lliiiirle? VS. Tyler's, at llyrd I'nrk. Umpire, BllyaOn, Horace 9' Wrlilht'n vs. Ilnrinn llelgtba, ti( Barton Heights. t nt plre. Hol (ems. Knhn'a Coca-Colaa,mi Athletic i'nrk. Umpire, Vaughan. PACKERS' l.HAKTE. KlnEan'M v*. National*, ni Semi* nnry Pnrk. \ minor's m. Hold's, nt Ilrllr Mrnitc I'nrk. Forbes v". Swift, at IlBttery Court Pnrk. RICHMOND f. i- \ i: I t:. ( berry Smash n. Imperials, at Falrmaunt Turk. American Clothing; Company v?. nurh .1 t o.. n( llyrd I'nrk. Illllatders \?. Jacobs * Levy, ?I Spring Hill I'nrk. CENTRA I- I.E.tri I n. Hustlers vs. OlantM, at ti?rd i'nrk. Harpies VS. Cubs, nt Must End Pnrk. Pn'hflmlcr,, vs. Itninbler-., ?? Lee Pfl rk. WEST IA Ii I.EAOI 10. I'lniteH VS. St. Andren'?, nt St. \n?lre"'? Pnrk, Laurels Tigers, ni Clarke Spring I'nrk. I town wore advancing at a snails pace. I Richmond has been wearing seven I leaguu boots and has come to be one of the really I ig cities in the United State.'-. Unfortunately there has been no opportunity to advance along base? ball lines. Now the opportunity Is ut hand, and it is not believed that either the other magnates of the Virginia League, or the present owners of the Richmond f ranch se in that league, will stand In tho light of the capltnl of the State. The State at large has a pride in Richmond, and the Virginia League magnates can show thin they are live and hustling men In ho better manner than to release Richmond from any bonds which may hold the city to thu class "C" organisation. It will help not only Richmond but the State at large for the liest city in the South to be affllatcd with cities ot equal importance. The, question 'Of transferring tho I Montreal franchise In the International I was brought up nt the meeting of that ! league held In New Yorlt last Decem? ber, Edward Barrow, president of the International. Is no stranger to Rich? mond. 11c was the man who joined with Jake Wells when the latter open? ed the Bijou Theatre here. The ven? ture was not a success at the begin? ning and Barrow lost n. few dollars, after which he got cold feet nnd qU't. Charles I. McKec, then the manager of the Patterson club In tho old Atlantic League, took hold of. Barrow's hold? ings. Barrow, by the way, was the owner of the Lancaster club in the sain,.- league. Ever since that busi? ness experience Barrow has had no lofe for Richmond and so advised against the transfer, supporting Syra cuse. W, n. Bradlcya Vlerf?. Since that meeting, baselhll men have come to a realization that Rich? mond Is a baseball town, ready to support any club In any le'aguo, pro? vided good haseball Is given. Even tho owners of. the franchise la tho Virginia League, have como to that 1 conclusion. W. B. Bradley, principal owner of the Richmond franchise, when read the telegram from New York last night, said: "I do not believe that tho franchise will be transferred this season. Tho International can well afford to car? ry Jersey City for the remainder of the time. Hyrucuse 1? In the New York .State League and Richmond la In the Virginia League. Transfer? ring the franchise to eitnor of theso cities at this time Would Involve sev? eral perplexing problems. Tho com? mon sense view of It, in my optn'on, Ms that the franchise Is going to re? main Just whero It Is until tho end of the season, .and if the present hold? ers refuse to carry the club longer, then the league will take care of It." Asked If Richmond was really mak? ing an effort to land In the Interna? tional, Mr. Bradley said: "We aro I not disclosing all that we have done. jTho state of affairs In Jersey City Is by no means new to us. Wo have been in touch with the situation for ' some time. Indeed, wc have done all jtl.Vit could be done and we will show I exactly what wo have done after tho I season Is over. We are In touch with tho proper people, and?well, to re? peat, wo havo done all that wo can do at this time. You rtfcillze that to go Into the International would mean that we would h~ve to btuid a new plant, and nil of the details to bo attended to will take considerable time. Next year?but I can't say any? thing right now." A more popular move could not he suggested. It is not only a popular move; It Is n popular demand. "Bet? ter baseball." is on the lips of every fan. and the knowledge that an hon? est effort Is belli;; made to secure it, will plcnsc every individual who ever braved hent or r#tn to witness tho I Kimc. In the Wake of the Game By Gus Malbert It would have boon hard luck for Castro to lost, but it was hurdor luck for Richmond to lose, if tho error column of the Colts could bo wiped clean for the K?me we would bo. nearer Portsmouth und within touch of Petersburg. As It is. there is still halm in 01 load, for Petersburg was whipped, which makes it u standoff. There Is still a chance to win the double series by taking both games to-day. To do so the Colts will have u> lick two of the best twlrlcrs in the league?McKenzie and Mayer. It is u certainty that Castro will start theso two, and McKenzie will probably twin the opener, becuuso Mayer threw one ball yesterday. Orlffin has only Strain and Perryman. Strain will be the first and Perryman the second, if the Colts do win it will make tho score Stand 4 to 3. making u not gain of one lull game for the locals. It had been hoped to better even this, but that Is the only tiling possible now. ports mouth and itoanoke both gullied on Richmond, and Petersburg remained stationary BO far as their relative standing is concerned. Tiie Colts lost one run yesterday I which might Just us easily have scored. Carter walked and stole. Then Stove soaked the ball to left and Carter went to third. Griffin pulled the di - Ilayed steal and Garvln threw to Man? ger. Carter made the play right, stlck J ing close to third, mid when Manser ! CUt loose to Castro Started fur home. I lit beat tho return throw, but failed to touch the plate; and was touched Otlt ! after he had gone by. Ho made the serious mistake of returning to touch the plate, though it is probable that Dohohue saw the play anyway. Hitting j tho dirt would have made the score certain. lind Rinke been successful in nab? bing Becker's foul fly in tho sixth ' on,, run less would nave gone to I Portsmouth and tho fcomc might like? wise hhvo been different, as it takes I very little to change the way a game is going. Garvln had hit and ManSC was out on Strikes; Becker hit ? high I foui to the east bleachers, which Burke managed tb reach lit the. fence In hitting the fence tho ball was Jarred from Iiis hands. Pecker hit tho next ball lor n triple. scoring Garvln, which Is another evidence thnt thin baseball game I? a funny thing. Harvey Bussey developed Into a I lotthand batsman yesterday. After I trying to land on Manser with tho ; refiilt that he Struck out. tho fllnner ' changed his position at but. and ho got a hit, too. Castro and Manser both hit to left ! for two bases. Had the fenco not i be.-n nailed together both lilts Would j have counted for homo runs. Wonder if thorn is such n thing as I an oltlclal average In the Virginia .League? The season is getting rapid I ly to Its nhank, and yot not one word I linn been heard from tho president's I ultlvc as to what the men are doing Oflli ll lly with the stick and In the field. Why Is It? Worse umpires than George Cowan mitrlit be Becurcd for the Virginia League. Just because he U a scrapper he should make a good handler of the Indicator, He knows the K?me, Is fcur 1' !??. and no one will dispute his hon? esty, three things which are essential In making a good amps. Washington gained n game on both the Athletics and Itoston yesterday. The Smaluri won two games, while tlie Red Sox and Athletics each split. Eppa Rlxey won a shutout gume yesterday, allowing but three hits and never being in any danger. The Phillies will come to look upon him as the star or tliu aggregation In a few mori- days. Poor .losse Tnnnehlll is out of a job again. He has Just been let out bv South Rend. In the Central League, though hit'ing better than .300. The cause assigned Is that he sowed dis? cord among the players. Probably tho grouch which comes with old age. Fred Westervelt Is being handed some p-rattllatlona trom the scribes who believe lli.it In- Is u comer. There has nev< r been any question In Richmond regarding the big fellow-s ability. He calls 'em as he sees 'em, and he's pretty nearly right most of the time. Speaking of umpires, nonohue has been doing good work here 'n the POrtshtOUlh Sel'i.S. Sunday Seaside Outings $}.50 $}.50 Round Trip to Round Trip to Newport News, Ocean View, Old Point, Norfolk. Buckroe. Virginia Beach. 3?Fast Train*?3 Every Sunday, 0*30, it A. M? 12 N'oon. Patronised by Richmond people. No stops to get a crowd. Combined rail and water trip. Past, clean rlue over r?>ek hallnsl doable iraek. Delightful sail across Hampton Roads. C holco of two routes to Norfolk. Ten hours at , the seaside. Three hours longer at Ocean View than via other routes. Passengers can leave Ocean view and Ruekroo tvery hour until 7:30 1 'Connecting with fast trains leaving Old Point 4:ifS and 8:80 V. M. O, *. O. steamer leaves Norfolk t and 8 p. M, IVREIl-KXD HV"!.s. Tickets also on sab' for all trains Fridays and Saturdays. fcood until Monday old Point |100 round trip Norfolk l.ifi round trtp? Virginia Beach, |3.25 round trip.