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Stanley of San Francisco Second in
Los Angeles-to.Venice Struggle,
Having Been Passed at
Numbers. Name*.' Elapsed Time.
H. M. S.
-George B. Miller 1:41:00
10—Win. Stanley ;.. 1-42-45
22—M. L. White 1:44:30
6—G. W. Isaacs 1:45:00
17—Oliver Starr 1:52:30
19-—Charles Boscha ............1:53:45
27— H. L. Becker..... 1:54:15
3—Win. F. Durr. 1:55:30
B—Frank C. Kosenaur 1:66:00
26Rameses B. Swaar 2:00:45
11 — O. Wenden 2:01:15
—Louis Conti 2:10:15
21—George Aird 2:11:45
16— S. Pentz.. 2:16:00
—Frank Musante no time
15Iri Schragr no time
I—Ralph R. Pearson no time
Joseph K. Korinek no time
—V. Newman no time
—Panl Reinld ......no time
31 Emmet Martin no time
Edward Deitrich dropped out
18—William E. Coe dropped out
No. Name. •''■•!■ Time.
15 —Schrag 9:58:05
10—Stanley 9:58:06
22—White 9:58:48
6—lsaacs .10:00:00
19—Boscha 10:01:01
12—Reinwald 10:01:15
4—Newman .10:02:00
17—Starr 10:02:58
14 —Miller 10:03:00
—Musante 10:03:48
9—Korinek 10:03:59
11Wenden ;. 10:04:20
B—Rosenaur 10:04:51
3—Durr 10:04:56
31—-Martin 10:04:59
27—Becker 10:06:00
I—Pearson 10:06:00
26 —Swaar 10:06:30
21Alrd 10:07:00
30—Conti 10:07:32
16—Pcntz 10:08:00
15—Schrag 10:06:24
10—Stanley .10:06:25
22 —White 10:07:22
6—lsaacs 10:07:40
19—Boscha 10:08:20
—Starr 10:09:05
12—Reinwald 10:09:40
4—Newman 10:09:51
14—Miller 10:10:00
15—Schrag 1C: 31:15
10Stanley 10:31:16
6lsaacs 10:31:59
22—White 10:33:00
14—Miller 10:33:48
—Starr ...» 10:33:50
—Boscha 10:40:42
15—Schrag 10:41:40
10 —Stanley 10:41:41
6—lsaacs 10:42:09
22 —White 10:43:15
14 —Miller 10:53:00
Starr ■ 10:53:09
19Boscha 10:54:20
10—Stanley 11:05:20
14—Miller 11:06:00
—Isaacs 11:06:05
—White 11:06:59
17—Starr 11:07:15
15—Schragr 11:07:81
10Boscha 11:08:00
ANEW record in the history of
western athletics was made yes
terday by runners in the Los An
geles to Venice Marathon race, given
under the auspices of the Los Angeles
Athletic club.
The race is distinctly the classic
athletic event of the coast. Eleven of
the twenty-three racers participating
lowered the former record, and George
B. Miller, winner of yesterday's con
test, covered the distance of 15% miles
in 1 hour and 41 seconds, a record which
future runners will find it difficult to
Miller's success was a surprise to all,
as no one had selected him as a likely
winner, and his name did not appear
among those who had been picked by
enthusiasts as probable winners. In
fact, he had not expected to win, and
had entered the race only to see what
he could do.
Finishing strong at the tape, Miller
did not seem to be much tired. Clad
in his running clothes, he conversed
with admiring spectators, while others
who had participated were being helped
tj dressing rooms where medical as
sistance was rendered.
Miller is a carpenter and lives at 749
San Julien street, Los Angeles. He is
26 years old and married. It is by mere
chance he entered the race. He was
urged by W. Burness, his trainer an-i
a man of many years' experience in
racing circles, to compete. Burness
had observed the young man had shown
great endurance when they went into
the country for tramps over the hills,
and he urged him to enter the race.
Miller is not a runner, never had taken
part in a race and had been trained
for a month only. This training he
did after working- hours, for he had
been engaged regularly at his trade
up to the time of the race. He n^ver
had run more than ten miles at one
time previous to the contest of yester
Miller did not want to enter the race
because he had no running shoes and
because he thought he had no chance
to win; but his trainer persisted and
so he listed his name, saying he would
"just try it and see if he could stay
with the runners for a few miles."
Surpasses Expectations
Many persons thought the former
record of 2:01:30, made by Edward
Dietrich in September, would be low
ered ten minutes in yesterday's con
test. A few even ventured to assert
they thought it would be lowered fif
teen minutes. No one was so opti
mistic 2« to suggest that twenty min
utes would be taken from the estab
lished record. Miller lowered the rec
or 1 twenty minutes and thirty seconds
surpassing the most liberal predic
Miller averaged 6 minutes and 45
seconds a mile for the entire distance
The first four runners averaged better
than 7 minutes a mile. Considering the
condition of the course and the dis
tance, this is a remarkable record. Five
minutes is not considered slow time for
a mile run on a cinder path, where
contestants use spiked running shoes.
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By this comparison it readily can be
seen the pace set by the leaders was a
difficult one to maintain.
Practically every man of the twen
ty-three who started, exterted his ut
most to the end. There were few mis
l ps and all but three of the con
testants covered the entire course to
V-nice. Some of the veteran runners
who thought they were certain to win
are somewhat disgruntled at having a
new man, without any records to his
credit, take away the laurels.
From beginning to end the race was
as manly an exhibition of sportsman
ship as ever has been witnessed on
this coast. There is but little doubt
that the Marathon race will become an
annual event and that runners from
every part of the United States will
come to take part in it. It will grow
in importance as an athletic contest
until it shall attract national and
worldwide attention and be looked for
ward to as an event of first importance
in long distance road racing.
Thousands of persons lined the
course of the race, both inside and
outside the city limits, to see the run
ners pass by. Every man was num
bered so he could be picked out by
those having one of the lists published
in the daily newspapers. A small
army of wheelmen followed the racers
for the entire distance, shouting words
of encouragement to favorites. Dozens
of automobiles, carrying friends of the
runners and officials of the course,
followed the contestants.
Thousands View Contest
The start was made at the Los An
geles Athletic club, at 534 South Spring
street, promptly at 9:35 o'clock, a. m.,
when R. A. Rowan, president of the
club, flred the starting gun. Hundreds
of persons blocked Spring street to see
the start, and some of the runners were
cheered by organized bands of their
friends. So numerous was the crowd
the runnei-s had difficulty in getting a
start, and there was much delay before
the contestants finally ran into the
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open in front of the Hotel Hayward
and settled into their paces.
In less than five minutes the partici
pants had spread out for a distance
of several hundred yards. The dis
tance apart became greater as the
race progressed, and at the finish the
men were scattered widely along the
Edward Dietrich, champion of the
last race and first winner of The Her
ald cup, began to breathe heavily a.t
Eleventh street, much to the conster
nation of the many persons who had
looked on him as a sure winner. If
there was any general favorite in the
race. Dietrich was that man, largely be
cause of his previous record. It was a
surprise to everyone to see him giv
ingl out at the first.
For some weeks the former cham
pion has been suffering with a severe
cold. He found at the beginning of
the race he could not breathe through
his nostrils, and his efforts to get
sufficient air through his mouth soon
told on him. He ian close to Isaacs
until Adams street was reached. It
was pure grit which carried him on
from that point. He gave up before
reaching Hoover street, his follower
draging him from the street and call
ing for medicnl assistance.
From Hoover to Western the con
testants were scattered over the entire
distance. Iri Schrag, bearing number
15, reached Western avenue in the lead,
and kept the first place until within
five miles of Venice. William Stanley,
number 10, the San Francisco walker,
held second place at Western avenue.
He kept close to the heels of Scrag, and
the two held the lead until they had
passed the Palms. Here Schrag was
forced to drop behind, and Stanley took
the lead, laughing and jesting with the
George W. Isaacs, the Los Angeles
Athlotic club runner and athlete, held
fourth place throughout the race and
finished fourth, Miller sprinting ahead
of him in the last few miles. Isaacs
ran a stubbornly fought, consistent race
(below), running strong, in the lead ao
Fredericks. Up to this point the San
Francisco boy had shown no signs of
tiring. He waved his hand to the
photographer as he passed. Finley
finishing in distress. Miller finishing
strong. He held up his hands and
breasted the tape, and seemed sur=
prised when attendants insisted on
assisting him to a cot in the club
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from start to finish. He did not give
any heed to the followers and specta
tors, but gave his entire attention to
the race. He knew his pace and held
it throughout the contest. He made an
excellent showing against the more
experienced runners, who tried in vain
to distance him.
At the new roadhouse Isaacs passed
White, who had been holding third
place up to that time. He held his new
position until he passed the Palms. Be
tween the Palms and Fredericks Miller
forged ahead of him and Schrag
dropped behind him rapidly to the rear.
M. L. White set the pace for Isaacs
from Hoover street to a point beyond
the six-mile post, when Isaacs took the
lead away from him. White was fol
lowing him closely at Fredericks and
forged ahead in the final grueling
sprint through Venice.
Charles Boscha held fifth place dur
ing the first part of the race. Then his
weak left foot began to trouble him
and he was passed by White, Miller and
Starr at the eleven-mile point. At
Fredericks there were five men ahead
of him. It was by hard exertions that
he made his rebellious foot do duty un
til he crossed the finish line at Venice.
Boscha was in splendid condition, ex
cept for his foot, and he seemed a likely
winner. His race was consistent and
showed headwork as well as physical
Oliver Starr is another contestant
who ran with his head as well as his
feet. At Western avenue Starr held
eighth place and kept to his pace. Then
he gradually reached sixth place and
held it until he arrived at Fredericks,
when he advanced again to fifth place.
During the final sprint he was unable
to make any gain on his speedy oppo
nents. Starr was followed by an or
ganized bunch of supporters, each wear
ing a large paper star. The men fol
lowed on wheels and cheered on their
favorite, who made an excellent
Paul Reinwald, the veteran hill
climber, did not make the showing ex-
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G. B. MILLER, Center
M. L. WHITE, Right
pected of him. He lost his follower
early in the race and had to rely on
other men for water and attention. A
slight illness on the day before the race
probably contributed to his failure.
V. Newman, the T. M. C. A. runner,
made an excellent showing, although
in no condition for the race. He
weighed 175 pounds and was nearly 15
pounds overweight. Everyone who saw
him predicted he would not reach the
city limits. But he stayed in the race
until within sight of Venice, when his
feet could not withstand the pounding
any longer and he had to stop with
only a mile to the finish line.
SANTA ANITA, Jan. 1, 1908.— THIRTY- SECOND DAY. Weather clear, tra«k fast.
A. W. Hamiiton, presiding judge; J. Hultman, starter.
AOi FIRST RACE—7 furlongs; 3-year-olds and up; selling; purse $400.
Horse and Owner, [ Wt. | St. % % % fat! Fln.j Jockey.
•Oriflamb, 4, Orange V. Stable! 11l 8 ah 4 h 3 2 1 % 1 %! Wilson
Jane Laurel, 3, King 102 11 2 h 2 2 11 22% 21j T. Rice
Wistaria, a. Culver & Mulkey.. 117 3 81 82 51 41 32 Schilling
Uncle Henry, a, Gabriel 122 10 10 2 10 2 Sh 7 % 4 4 McGee
Altenberg, 3, Aterbery-P 107 7 4 1 3 1 2 % 3h" 5 % Archibald
Ivanhoe, a, Mannix 119 8 11 11 10 1 9 2 6 McCahey
Allen Lee, 3, Spence Co 104 5 11 in 42 5h 71 Martin
Held, S, Bennett 104 2 5h 7h 7h tin 81 Harris
Kuropatkin, a, Beaty Co 119 9 91 91 8h 81 96 King
Golden Rule, a. Under C 0...... 119 1 7 2 5h Gl 10 6 10 6 Clark
Our Anna, 5, Fleming [ 117 4 3 h 6 2 11 11 11 Finn
Time—l 2, 23 1-5, 35, 47 2-5, 59 4-5, 1:12, 1:25 2-5. Winner, b. g. 4, Orsini-Scintillate; trained
by K. Linnell. Went to post at 1:55; at post 1% minutes. Start good. Value to winner $315.
Won handily; second and third easily. Scratched—All Ablaze. Corrected weight—Held 104,
Our Anna 117, Wistaria 117.
100 SECOND RACE—3 furlongs; 2-year-old colts; purse $400.
Horse and Owner. | Wt. j St. 34 % % sT Fin.| Jockey. "
Flying Squirrel, Thomas 108 2 12 1 S~j Schilling
Green Dragon, Schreiber Kjß 5 ' ... 2 1 2 h Powers
Sepulveda, McManus 108 8 5h 3 %| Archibald
Tyras, Gerst 108 1 4 2 4h Howard
Sam Webb, Milsap Co 108 3 3 2 5 1 Brooks
Abihu, Bennett i 10S 6 7 2 6 3 Ashdown
Cbalum, Pasadena Stable 108 4 ... ... ... 6 3 7 4 Martin
Cspt. Morris, Henderson C 0.... 108 10 ... ... ... $ 2 8 l%|McCJee
Gregora, Linder Co 108 9 9 2 9S I Clark
Slloe, Griffin | 108 7 % 10 iq [ Muggrave
Time—ll 2-5, 22 2-5, 34 2-5. Winner, eh. c. Cesarion-Katie W.; trained by H. McDanlel.
Went to post at 2:13; at post % minute. Start good. Value to winner $£25. Won cantering;
second and third driving. Scratched—A. J. Small.
lO<7 THIRD RACE—7 furlongs; 3-year-olds and up: selling; purse $400.
Horse and Owner. j Wt. | St. fr Vb & sT Fin.j Jockey. '
Pal, B. Kansas Stable 119 3 3 1 4 2 ,44 S3 1 g i Powers
Lord Stanhope, 5, Claxk 119 4 7h 6n 7h 810 2h McGee
Alma Boy, 6, Young 119 5 5 1 810 810 6 h 3 1 Rice
Stringency, 3, Thomas 107 S 6h 31 22 12 4h Schilling
Anderson, 3, St. James Stable.. 107 6 11 1 l 1 % 2h 5n Howard
*Jchn Louis, 4, Reif 11l 7 8 1 7 1 62 " 5 1 6 1 Pijte
Dredkin, 3, Fine 104 2 21 2h 31 41 7 y. Archibald
Proper, a, Polk 122 1 4li 5 2 5 '5 ?h 86 Clark
Crack Shot, 4, Carman 116 9 3 9 9 9 <i Williams
Time—l 2, 23 2-5, 34 4-5, 46 4-5, 59, 1:12, 1:25. Winner, b. g. Paladin-Silenta; trained by W
S Price. Went to post at 2:35; at post 4 minutes. Start good. Value to winner ?320 "won
easily; second driving; third handily. Scratched—Smiley Metzner, Guiding Star.
lllU FOURTH RACE—I% miles; Rose selling stakes; 2-year-olds and up; selling; $1300 added.
Horse and Owner. |WL | St. *4 % % Si. Fin.| Jockey. **
Woodcraft, 4, Hildreth 105 1 lh 3h 7 2 s~h lh Schilling
Molesey, 5, Benett 97 2 4 1 4 h 51% 2 h 2 4 Page
Ed T. Fryer, 5, Walhauser 109 6 71 61 32 3h 3h Powers
Miss Sain, 4, St. James Stable.! 95 2 21 lh 2h 1 % 4 1 MoCahey
Tony Bonero, 5, Fleishman .... 104 4 3 % 5 14 4h 78 5n Cullen
Ida May, 4, Reis 94 7 6 h 7 1 6 % 6 h 63% Clark
St. Elmwood, 5, Carman 104 8 61 21% In 4h 78 Archibald
Rubric, a, Rowell 104 5 S 8 8 8 8 Musgrnve
Time—l 3, 25 1-5, 37 2-5, 49 3-5, 1:02, 1:14 4-5, 1:27, 1:29, 1:52 1-5. Winner, b. g. Octagon-Wood
Nymph; trained by owner. Went to post at 3:01%; at post 2% minutes. Start good. Net
value to winner $2150. Won driving; second easily; third driving. Overweight—St. Elmwood
4, Ida May 4, Woodcraft 2, Rubric 2.
ltfl FIFTH RACE—I^4 miles; 4-year-olds and up; selling; purse $400.
Horse and Owner. | Wt. | St. \j % %, St. Fin. | Jockey.
Henry 0., a, Walker 110 3 on 5h 2h fh 1 1 |~ClaFk "
Goldway, 5, Thomas 110 2 2h 42 6 5 % 2n Schilling
Beauclere, 5, Henry 102 1 6 6 5 5 3ii 34% McGee
First Peep, 5, Garrlty Co 104 5 12 12 12 21 4h Archibald
St. Ilario, 4, Kneblekamp Co.. 105 4 42 31 3h 44 52 Rice
♦Whldden, 4, Maine Stable 95 6 3 21 4 h 6 6 Mulligan
Time—l 2 3-5, 24, 36, 48 1-5, 1:01, 1:14, 1:26 1-5, 1:39. 1:52 1-5, 2:05, 8:18, 2:.",1 1-6. Winner, b.
g. Charade-Fruit of the L-jom; trained by owner. W Tent to post at 3:30; at post % minute."
Start good. Value to winner $325. Won easily; second driving; third easily.
192 SIXTH RACE—6 furlongs; all ages; purse $400.
Horse and Owner. | Wt. | St. V» % % St. Fin.[ Jockey. "
Dominus Arol, 5, Sumracrs 110 2 1 % 1 % ... 11 11% Powers
Big Chief, 4, Williams 105 3 3 8 315 ... 2 1 2 SV» Schilling
G^een Seal, 5, St. James Stable 105 1 2 2 2 1%... 3 6 32" Howard
Cloyne, 4, Stevens J 97 4 4 4 ... 4 4 Page
Waterburv, 5. Carman 103%j Left at post. | Archibald
Time—l 2 2-5, 23 1-5. 35, 46 4-5, 58 2-5, 1:11 2-5. Winner, eh. h. Kismet-Chitose; trained by
Gil Summers. Went to post at 3:55; at post 2 minutes. Start bad. Value to winner $325.
Won easily; second and third same. Overweight—Waterbury 1%. Big Chief 3.
l"«J» SEVENTH RACE—I mile; S-year-olds and up: selling; purse $400.
Varieties, a. Walker 11l 3 \ ' 2 % Pt. Fin. J.v\-«-y ~~~*
Pretension, a, Chirm 107% 1 Sh 5 % 6 51 lh Clark
Niblick, a, Boden 106 4 11 11% 12 12 2% Powers
Horse and Owner. I Wt. St. 4 % 3 1 3 2 2 h 3 3V> McCahey
Merrill, 6, Millard 106 6 21 2h 2h 31 42 Howard
Oberone, 6, Milsap Co 107% 2 6 6 51% 4h 56 Brooks
♦Elizabeth F., 6, Ware S3 5 52 41 4h 6 6 Fain
Time—l 2 3-5, 24 2-5. 36, 4S 1-5, 1:01 1-5. 1:13 4-5, 1:27, 1:39 1-5. Winner, br. g. Massetto-
Vain Glory; trained by owner. Went to post at 4:19; at post 4% minutes. Start good. Value
to winner $325. Won driving; second same; third easily. Scratched—A. Muskoday, Prince
o£ Castile. Overweight—Pretension 1%, Oberoa 1%. 'Apprentice allowance.
Why Joseph K. Korinek, the Chicago
athlete with many good records to his
credit for long distance runs in the
east, did not take a place among the
winners is still a mystery to everyone.
It is deeper than a mystery to those
who had wagered money on the Chi
cago runner. Korinek himself does not
know how to explain it. He finished
with good wind, and did not seem to
eb the least distressed by his exertions
in the race.
H. L. Becker of San Diego, the man
who came here from Hamilton, Can.,
where world-famous runrners have been
turned out for years, and who has com
peted against some of the world's best
long distance runners, made a good run. |
He thought he would not find the race
difficult, but was disappointed. Becker
does not run like a trained racer. He
runs with his whole body, moving near
ly every muscle at every stride. But i
he does not give out as soon as one
would expect. He stayed in the race
yesterday and made a good finish, pass
ing four men during the last three
miles and making the distance in good '
time. He was somewhat handicapped
by not having a follower, and says he
was not given a drink of water during
the whole race.
Just the opposite of Becker was
Frank C. Rosenaur, the Turner ath
lete. Rosenaur ran a spectacular race.
His form was perfect. His stride was
rhythmic and mechanical. His physical
condition was seemingly perfect. But i
he made a mistake by running in the
Marathon as if he were taking part in
a short distance sprint. He ran for the
most part on his toes, wasted tnergy
on a high bouncing stride and wore
himself out before the finish. He un
doubtedly will make a splendid Mara
thon runner as soon as he gets over
the cinder path way of running. "While
not doing what his friends expected of
him, he made an excellent showing,
taking eighth place and breaking last
year's record by a good margin.
Miller's Final Sprint
The sensation of the race came whew
Miller, who lagged behind at first, be
gan to make his final spurt. At Fred
ericks he was following Stanley, the
leader, who was smiling and thought
he had the race won.
"Who is this Miller?" persons began
to ask as they saw him forging ahead.
Then Stanley began to take notice and
to put forth greater efforts. But Miller
had a greater amount of reserve en
ergy and soon won the sprinting match
with Stanley, and jogged down Wond
ward avenue, considerably in advance
of the San Francisco man.
Miller was laughing as he raised his
arms and broke the tape, and he need
ed no one to assist him to the dressing
room. Stanley seemed to collapse when
he crossed the line In second place, i^is
stomach had been troubling him for
some time, and it was with a groan of
pain he fell into the arms of assistants.
The arrangements of the race, so far
as the Athletic club is concerned, were
as near perfect as possible to have
them. The policing at Venice was poor
and the crowd continually surged into
the finish space and interfered with
the runners as they ran under the tape.
This probably was due to the fact that
j most of the policemen were off duty
. after a strenuous New Year's eve ser
As the runners neared the beach the
cool breeze from the ocean served to
refresh them. Dust from the many ve
hicles and the gaseous exhaust from
the automobiles hindered the breathing
of the racers over the whole course.
Boys on bicycles were a continual an-
noyance to the runners, with whom
they repeatedly interfered and some
times collided.
Henry H. Wheeler, the Pomona ath
lete and a veteran of many years' ex
perience in long distance races and
hill climbs, made his appearance at the
club house at 10 o'clock, acccrutered for
the race. Naturally he found no one
there but the janitor. His mistake in
the time is due to his reading in a
morning newspaper the race would not
start until 10 o'clock. He has decided
to subscribe for another paper in the
Besides the handsome Herald cup
which is to be the permanent property
of the winner of three consecutive
races, there will be six handsome prizes
awarded to the winners of yesterday's
race. One of these is a gold medal,
awarded by the Los Angeles Athletic
club; the second is a gold medal pre
sented by the Abbot Kinney company;
the third, a medal presented by Jim
Morley; the fourth, a gold and copper
cup, presented by the William H. Hoe
gee company; the fifth, a silver cup,
presented by Dyas-Cline Sporting
Goods company; and the sixth, a pair
of running shoes, given by the Tufts-
Lyon Arms company.
All these prizes are extremely hand
some and the best that could be se
cured. They are now on exhibition at
Whitley's jewelry store.
The course of the race is the same
as the previous Marathon race in Sep
tember, 1908, except the runners passed
around the Midway in place of passing
through it.
Champion Walker from San Francisco
Says He Was Not in Condition
"William Stanley, champion walker
from San Francisco to Los Angeles, and
winner of second • place in yesterday's
Marathon race, announced last night
that he would challenge George B. Mill
er, the winner, to a race over the same
course three weeks from today.
"I have no complaint to make about
yesterday's race," said Stanley last
night. "Miller was in better condition,
and won because he was faster. But
had I been in condition I could have de
feated him easily.
"I have had only three weeks' train
ing, and during that time have not had
proper nourishment. I have been giv
ing wrestling exhibitions in order to
make a living while preparing for the
race. My ankle was weak and both
ered me during the race. Then, too, I
made a mistake when I removed my
belt at the last of the race, for my
stomach began to hurt immediately.
"I will race Miller over the course to
Venice, or over the course from Venice
to Pasadena. I will race him for a
medal, for a purse or for the time. If
he wants to put up money I will secure
$1000 as a side bet that I am the better,
man. All that I want now is three
weeks' training to get into condition."
Runs A!! Riv.T^SQfJ Their Feet and
Makes Fast n»^ a Two Hours,
Ffty-Two Minuv es Forty-five
and Two-fifths Seconds,^
NEW YORK, Jan. I.—Robert Fowler,
formerly of the Cambridge Athletic
club of Boston, but now unattached,
won the Yonkers Marathon race today
in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 45 2-5 sec
onds. A little more than two miles of
the race was run over the roads about
Yonkers and the remainder was over
the course of the Empire City race
Up to the sixteenth mile Sam Mellor,
a former Boston Marathon champion,
led the bunch, with John J. Daly, the
Irish-American representative, and
Fowler close up. Then Daly took the
lead. At the twentieth mile Mellor
"blew up," and the race resolved Itself
into a duel between Daly and Fowler.
Sydney Hatch of the Dlinois Athletic
club, Chicago, took third place from
Eddie Hatch of the Xavier Athletic
COLUMBUS, 0., Jan. I.—"Emergen
cy" Kelly of New York and Tommy
Kilbane of Cleveland fought six
rounds to a draw here today. The
bout was to go fifteen rounds, but
Mayor Bond ordered the number re
duced to six rounds. Kilbane was the
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