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LOCAL RIDERS WIN IN FRANCE The Terrill Brothers Take Three Eaces From Crack Cyclists. "Mike," the Bay City Mascot, Once Again Restored to His Owners. Prizes for the Big Eace Meet at Sac ramento—Great Bide of Huret in Paris Eecently. The past week has been so split up into holidays that club captains have made no arrangements for out-of-town events for to-morrow, with the result that there is nothing on the cards except the record trial of M. G. Curtis of Alameda, who will make another attempt to lower the record from Fruitvale to San Jose. The end of this month and the fore part o: October offer a tempting array of events in the racing line, commencing with the meet of the Capital City Wheelmen of Sacramento on September 26, at which will be contested the great $200 handicap of the C. A. C. C. Then on October 3 comes the meet of the Olympic Club Wheelmen at the Velodrome in this City. The Olympics occasionally take up the meet-giving proposition on their own ac count, as they have done in this instance, and whenever they do success is assured. They will probably attract the largest fields and best class of riders that have ever appeared on this famous track, arid for once at least this City will see a well conducted race meet and doubtless a packed grandstand. Oh Sunday, October 10. occurs the an nual ten-mi. c handicap road race of the associated clubs from Fruitvale to Hay wards. Already some men are in prelim inary training lor this race, which always attracts the largest entry-list of any of the association's open events and is the most hazardous and exciting. The prize list is always more than ordinarily val uable, which perhaps in a measure ac counts for the large fields every year. The Ariel Bicycle Club of Vailejo con templates giving a meet in October on its sis-lan board track there, and will prob ably select the 17th a3 the date. As Sacra mento intends to follow up its September 26 meet with another in about a month, this will make at least one big meet every week for some time to come, and they will be conducted in cities where a large attendance is assured, and by clubs that thoroughly understand the business. With the Sacramento management there is nothing to be desired, and the same must be saia of Vallejo, save tbat its care of 'he officials and newspaper men is very slight. There is ample room in front of the Vallejo grand stand to construct a good judges' stand and press box, and this fchould be done before another meet is given. One of the most remarkable rides in the world was that recently made by Con stant Huret of Paris. He certainly does not belie hi* name, for on August 14 and 15 he rode 909 kilometers 27 meters in 24 hours, or nearly 565 miles. It was a most marvelous performance, the more so from the fact that, starting for a 24-bonr event, he managed to get inside the record at 51 miles, lowering, more particularly, the much-envied 100-kilometer record, and that after having received four hours' steady downpour of rain on the back of his neck he finished the race so brilliantly as to ride 23 miles in the last hour. In the race Huret defeateu Rivierre and Coriang, .wo of France's greatest riders. Hare', was paced by eight quad- and one quint. His winnings on the race amount ed to $1000— $1700 for riding the wheel, $900 irom the tire company, $1000 first pr z- money offered by the track, $200 from a private bet and $200 premuims for covering more than 900 Kilometers. The expenses of the race for the firm employ ing Huret amounted to overs3ooo. The Terriil brothers of this City, who are now racing in France, still continue to be victorious, and the following letter just received fiom Harry Terriil tells of their latest achievements, and also has something interesting to say in the mat ter of gears: Since I last wrote yon we have done very well at racing. I have only raced once, on ac count of the rain, and Bob twice. Bob rode at Rouen on August 15 and won the Grand international, beating . out some very good me". I stayed in Paris to ride at the Buffalo Velodrome, but it rained all day. Yesterday (Sunday, August 22) we both rode a' Amiens and won both the open races. Bob wo;, the Grand Prix and I won the Inter rational. 1 was beaten out in my heat in the Grand Prix, though I ought to have won it, as 1 waited too long in trying to pass. I won the International, though, and made a kind ol a "Terriil" day of it. Bob has been challenged by a rider named Ransson, whom he boat in the Grand Prix, and will probably ride him a match very shortly. . We have changed our gears very much since we have been here. In America I never rode higher than an 80-inch on an outdoor track. Here we are both riding a 92-inch gear. This is a very ordinary gear here, but very high lor Americans. A great many of • the Tilers ride 100-inch and over, and some of them are much smaller than we are. The Imperial Cycling Club members have in pleasant anticipation their fifth party, which will take place at Native Sons' Hall on Tuesday evening, October 5. lor which invitations have already been issued. The affair promises to be on a par socially with its predecessors, which is sufficient guarantee of a most enjoyable evening. "Mike," the Bay City Wheelmen's bull dog mascot, has just been recovered, alter an absence of sixty-seven days. A gentle man found him and had him in charge, and seeing the item about him in these columns last Saturday, he was soon in tne bands of his rightful owners, and the gloom which was hovering over the Gold en Gate avenue clubhouse nas disap peared. Herbert "Dreams" Clarke will please note this. Since he published his own picture in i is own column of West ern Sports there has been no living with the writer of "Sittings"— most appropri ately named, by the way, when it is re membered that the chaff is often separat- j ed from the wheat by such a process. And i RESUME OF SPORTS his idle comment on mv lost dog scoop is ' certainly chuff, and nothing more. But the end justified the means, for behold I the canine is found forthwith on second publication of the notice, and The Call has received the heartfelt thanks of the j strongest bicycle club in the State. The annual tueater party of the Califor i nia Associated Cycling Clubs next month] which will probably be held at the Tivoli. ! will brill;.* together all the united cycling interests hereabouts, and is always a de- I sirable feature, as it tends o engender more cordial relations between the clubs. j Last year the theater was packed filteen ! minute* before the curtain went up and 1 many were turned away. Of course, this ! was tood for the box-office, but I would 1 advise getting seats early this time. The Capital City Wheelmen ot Sacra mento have, after" three changes, finally settled upon Sunday. September 26, as the date of their big race mcc, and the fol lowing attractive list of events and prizes has been arranged: Half-mile scratch, amateur— ?2s overcoat, $12 50 watch fob, $7 50 silk umbrella. One-;hird-mile scratch, professional— §'M, $10. Two-mile handicap, amateur— s2s 'hot gun. $12 50 men's furnishing goods, $7 50 travel ing ban. One mile championship between profes sionals and amateurs Go.d medal $25. sun clothes $35, $20 silver stopwatch, $10 M. & W. tires. The annual professional one-mile handicap; entries limited to professionals; members of the C. A. C. C: purse $200, $100 of which is contributed by the C. A. C. C, and to this is also added the entrance fees. First prize 50 per cent, second prize 25 wr cent, third prize 15 per cent, fourth prize 10 per cent. Entries should be sent to C. E. Wright, secretary race meet committee, 402 J street, Sacramento, from whom blanks can be secured. The entries close on the 19th inst. The fees are 50 cents for the amateur handicap; no fee for scratch events; C. A. C. C. professional handi cap, $5. The Sacramento club has without doubt the best appointed track in the State, lt is built of boards, three laps to the mile, and save for the last turn into the home- I This Young; Athlete, Constant Huret, Rode 565 Miles in Twenty-Four Hours. stretch is splendidly banked. The grand stands are new, shaded and commodious, the officials' and press stand equally com fortable, and added to this is the bon homie and good fellowship of as jo'ly a set of cyclers as ever gathered together. It is little wonder that their track is a paying proposition when the high class of racing furnished is considered, and visitors who once attend a meet always go again. It is so well worth the trip that hundreds make the excursion from here when a meet at Sacramento is on the cards. News From Among the Rowing Clubs. The South Ends are anxiously waiting for the 19th to arrive, and for the next week will only indulge in light training. The crews are all in perfect condition and feel confident of winning. ' The senior crew, or "Midgets," are row j ing in their old-time form, and for the l past two weeks have been out almost I every evening. On Admission day they rowed over the three-mile course in less than twenty-four minutes, which is con sidered fast time. They carried a heavy cockswain, and had to row against a strong tide on the homeward journey. Captain McArthur says he will "stake his life" that they will beat the Stockton Giants by a dozen boat lengths. James Foley will represent the club in the shell race, and like all his clubmuies is in the pink of condition. Tom Grennan of the Olympic Club was the guest of the South End Club on Ad mission day. Mr. Grennan was so favor ably impressed with the boats and equip ments of the South Enders that he has decided to present his name for member ship at the next meeting. The members of th° Dolphin Swim ming and Boating Club took advantage of the beautiiul weather last Sunday and the nine boat of the club were in active use. Joseph B. Keenan was out in his gig Meteor and had Al Frits of the South Ends for his guest.* A crew composed of C. M. Farrell stroke, Joe Farrell afterwaist, Will Bush forward waist, Joe Liib bow, Joe Earls cockswain, rowed the barge Arion to Long Bridge and had lor passengers E. H. Coney, Judge A. B. Treadwell, Al Shields and Adam Schuppert. W. 0. Patch will represent the club in I the senior outrigger skiff race, and T. K. : Kernan will try for the senior shell cham pionship. Keenan is working hard at the Pioneer j h'.use at Long Bridge. Last Sunday he j visited the Dolphin house and went for a j three-mile run around the Presidio roads. At the EI Campo regatta on Septmber I 19 the Dolphin Club will attend in a body, | wnile . several members and their friend-- I intend to charter a tug for the occasion. Captain Kennedy is working hard to have at least ten entries tor the next run for the diamond medal. He is assured by Charles Farrell, .1. R. Keenan, Aiex Pape, Cully Mogan and John Lynch that they will contest with Patch lor the honor of wearing it. Hopkins, Sullivan, Kennedy and Patch are sleeping on the ark, while Pane lives home. SRhRBB** E. H. Coney has accepted Peter yon Hadeln's chall-nge and will row their r..Cr* the first Sunday in. October. Coney will row in the Anon, while Peter will do his work in the Wieland. The Stab to-day speaks in strong terms o the Haskins gang. • THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1897. FIRST WALCOTT- LAVIGNE FIGHT How the Lightweight Stars Performed in Decem ber, 1895. !'■'■■' : The White Lad Had the Best of ■ a Hurricane Fifteen Rounds. Connolly and Case the Favorites in the Next Physical Culture Contest. There is great activity In pugilistic circles, and notwithstanding the many scheduled attractions the promoters of the physical-culture clubs are looking for new cards. The National Club is desirous of making a match for Sharkey. Should Jeffries win in bis go with Choynsui in November the club will try to arrance a bout between the sailor and the man from ; the citrus belt. The coming fights between Zeigler and Connolly and Case and Elmer under the auspices of the Knickerbocker Club are creating much interest among the army of physical-culture admirers in this City. Connolly and Case will b^ the favorites in • he betting. The event of the week has been the Ryan-McCoy battle in Syracuse, which was stopped by the police in the fifth round and declared a draw. Ryan had tne better of the engagement when the police stepped into the ring. This circumstance has encouragedlmany Spalding. Two Clever Lightweights Who Will Meet in the Roped Arena en Tuesday Even ing Nex". . in the belief that Ryan can do McCoy in a finish tight, >In the battle between Mc- Coy and R. an before the Empire Athletic Club at Maapetb, L. 1., on March 22. 1896, in which McCoy knocked out Ryan In the fifteenth round, Ryan rushed McCoy all over the ring in the first five rounds. ln view of the fact that Walcott and Lavigne have signed articles for a twenty round content under the auspices of the Occidental Club in this City the story of their battle at Maspeth, L. 1., in Decem ber, 1895, will of interest. It was agreed between the lads that the decision was to go to Lavigne if he should be on his feet at the end of the fifteenth round. The colored boxer was a favorite at' 10 to 6. It was stipulated in the articles that the men should weigh in at 133 pounds at the ringside. The purse was the gate. Both lads weighed a pound or so under the limit of 133 pounds. Wal cott was attended by Tom O'Rourke and George Dixon, who will second him in his coming battle. Lavigne was seconded by Sam Fitzpatrick, Teddy Alexander and Tommy Ryan. In the first and second rounds the honors were easy, both men doing work of the hurri can order. In the third round Wnleott led with his left on the jaw and then lande a smashing right on the ribs. Walcott put in a hot left on the rios. Walcott peppered Lavigne again on the ribs, aud Lavigne retaliated on the head. Lavigne started to force the battle and landed a couple of terrific tells on the heart and a smashing right on the face. Toward the end of the lourth round Lavigne appeared rather tired. In the fifth round the colored boy neatly closed Lavigne's left eye with a hot right hander. Lavigne rushed Walcott to the ropes, but the colored boy quickly woke up and landed right and left three or four times on the face and eye. Lavigne rallied and had Walcott on the ropes when the gong sounded. Walcott landed lightly on the face in the seventh round, and after taking a hot right on the face with a smile, rushed at Lavigne, but the white lad was too clever and slipped well. Walcott put in a couple of eye-binders, but the "X.d" only grinned. During the eighth round Walcott sent in some hot body blows that mnde the Kid wince. The Michigaudcr kept landing his right on the head, but did not seem to bottler Walcott. A terrific right swung in the ninth round nearly severed Laviguc's ear, which was hang ing half off. ft seemed to pain the "Kid," and he adopted de.eusive tactics, clinching before the bell sounded. Lavigne in the tiiith sent in a hard blow on the ribs with the left, but Walcott had the better of the exchanges that followed. In the eleventh Lavigne adopted saving tactics and cleverly eluded Joe's rushes, Wal cott could not get inside of tue "Kid's" rusues, try as he woulu. The twelfth round saw a change ln the con dition of things. In a hot rally the "Kid" twice rushed Walcott to the ropes. Lavigne had all the better of the round and his sup porters went wild with enthusiasm. Both men were tired at tue conclusion of the round. Walcott started the thirteenth round by putting in a sounuing right on the rRs. but the "Kid" sent in his left on the chin and staggertd the colored boy. Heavy exchanges followed and Lavigne twice forced the black fellow to the ropes. Lavigne swung his right on Waleott's jaw and had the negro very tired when the gong sounded. Walcott rushed lv the fourteenth round, but his blows were cleverly slopped. W'a.cott made a terrific attempt at a right-hand uppercut and fairly threw himself flat on the floor ln his effort. Lsvfgne then went for his man right and left hainmer-aua-tongs. He pum melled Walcott nil over the ring and almost had the black fellow out. Walcott clinched and the gong saved him. In ihtrifteentn round Walcott came up very weak and Lavigne swung his right twice on the neck. * A straight lift on the jaw staggered the darky. Another left on the neck nearly sent Walcott to the ropes. The scene when the bell rang ana the ref eree pronounced Lavigne the winner w«s one of great enthusiasm. The crowd clambered into the ring and congratulated the winner, who fully deserved it, having lought one of the grandest battles recorded under the Mar quis of Queensberry rules. Handball Games for To-Morrow. The handball games at the San Fran cisco court to-morrow are scheduled as follows: W. Manion and J. Kearney vs. L. Corraine and C. McKinnion. D. Rodgers and P. Ryan vs. S. M. McNeil and G. McDonald. J. White and E. Toy vs. R. Murphy and J. Lawless. G. Hutchinson and W. Kelly vs. P. Kelly and P. Hutchinson. J. Hogan and D. Regan vs. T. Foley and J. Kirby. J. Rlordan and E. Maloney vs. J. C. Nealon and T. F. Bonnet. GAMY TROUT OF EEL RIVER J. P. Babcock of the Fish Commission Locates a Hatchery. l Steelheads Said to Be Plentiful. Fresno Streams Have Been Stocked. Good Deer-Hunting on the Country Club Preserve Marin Season at au End. J. P. Babcock, secretary of the Board of State Fish Commissioners, returned yes terday Irom a two weeks' trip to Hum boldt County. While absent Mr. Babcock located a site for a hatchery at the junc tion of Price Creek and Eel River. The contract for its building was leu Mr. Babcock states that the fishing on Ec River for so early in the season is re markably good. Young steelheads are numerous and generally large fish thus Jar have been caught. He pronounces the AL JEFFS, Catcher and Captain of the Baseball Team and the Fastest End Rush That Stanford Has Produced. steelheads of Eel River the most gamey fish in the State. Witn a Wilson new spoon he landed one 31J4 inches in length and weighing thirteen pounds. John Gallagher, th?" champion fisher man of Oakland; Robert Tolmic of this City, and A. D. Amsworth of San Antonio, Tex., are at Weymouth's place on the river. A gentleman fishing the Truckee writes from Boca to a friend in this City that the trout are not biting well, as they are feed ing on the caddis worm. He succeeded, however, in landing a four and a half pound rainbow. Grouse and mountain quail were slaughtered before the season opened. Sea bass are reported plentiful in To rn ales Bay. They afford good sport troll ing with a large smelt or sardine. Trollinr is reported good at Santa Cruz and Monterey, senbiss, horse smelt and mackerel biting readily. A few salmon have also been landed. The season for duck and quail opens on the Ist of October. The outlooK is very promising. Large numbers of duck and quail are seen in their favorite haunts. Old hunters say that they cannot recall when the time for big bags looked as prom ising. Wild geese are making their ap pearand* in the river marshes along the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers. Black ba-s fishing at tne Russian River station i- reported good. .Al Wilton and McFarland have made some fine catches. John Butler contemplates trying the steelheads in the Eel River about the 20th of tho present month. The deer seas >n in Marin County closes on September 15. Andrew Jackson and Bob Woodward killed eight dozen doves at Napa Soda Springs on Sunday last. As the deer season in Marin County closes on the 15ih inst.. the members of the Country Club are filling out their al lotted number of kills as rapidly as pos sible. Alexander Hamilton and party killed four large bucks at the club pre serve on Sunday last, and Messrs. Brad ford and Lucas got three at the Novato ranch. Quail are reported very plentiful at B.rKersfield and at other points in the southern portion of the State. ■; The Olympic Gun Club has leased hunt ing grounds on Petaluma Creek, between the Miramonte Club grounds and the Ala meda Sportsmen's grounds. Ttie final live-bird shoot of the club will be held on the new preserves the last Sunday in the month. The shooting events for to-morrow are as follows: '. ; i?"':/f Olympic Gun Club— Final blnerock shoot at Ingieside. Empire Gun Club— Fifty-bird diamond medal shoot at Alameda I'uint. ■—* . * Hares and Hounds at Ingieside Park. A forty-dog all-aged stake, with a con- solation to follow, form the attractions for Ingle-ide coursing park to-day and to-morrow. The prize money in the main event aggregates $200, and in the consola tion $50 will be added to the.entrance money. The drawing for the all-aged stake is as follows: J. Anthony's Tullamore and E. Ownes Brooklyn Boy, Custer & Sons* Skyrocket Jr. and Larky & Rock's Emerald, J. S. Shields Clifett and George Watson's Doiicaster, Gibson & Moore's Monitor and J. Qmne's Ben da long, Pasha kennel's Magic and Grace & Dean's De ceiver, J. Stouts' Lord Lonsdale and Kay & Traut's Magician, Curtis & Sons' Commodore and M. Welch's Tipperary Lass, J. Sexsmith s Vigilant and Montezuma ken nel'sGarden City, M.C. Delano's Elcho vs. J. McCormac's Black Prince, J. J. Siuelds' Snowbird vs. Montezuma kennel's White Cockade, J. Sater's Hercules vs. Kay & Traut's Trilby, J. Quane's Princess Marie vs. J. Tracy's Jessie, J. Tracy's Whip Jr. vs. Richmond kennel's Bobolink, Curtis & Sons' Cavalier vs. Miramoute kennel'- Mission Tip, J. M. Halton's Moonshine vs. Cronin & McDonald's Best Trump, James Byrnes' Nellie B vs. Pasha kennel's Kitty Scott, James Byrnes' Oriental vs. E. Beaverly's Oieo, James Moconi's Oiein vs. Miramonte kennel's Said Pasha. Pasha kennel's Alameda vs. James Mc- Cormac's ' Wnite Lily, Kay & Traut's Tarn o' Shanter vs. James Reedy's Galtee More. Cricket Results From Clear Lake. The Lakeport and Burns Valley clubs are playing a two days' match, yesterday and to-day. Both these elevens hail from Lake County, Lakepcrt from the upper end and Burns Valley from the lower end of Clear Lake. The match is taking place on the beautiful Red Hill ranch grounds, situated on a prominence overlooking the lakf, and as the rival teams are almost neighbors the contest will be a hot one. G. L, Jessop's 101 runs in forty minutes, against the strong and varied bowling of Yorkshire, will long stand as a record. W. J. Ford once made forty-four in seven teen minutes, and this is only slightly fa-ter in proportion; but there is a vast difference between forty and a century at this express rate. Just stop and consider that Jessop's record means scoring runs at the rate of two and a half per minute. I have received a few communications, owing to last week's chirp;-, asking me where Prince Rttnjitsinhji's book on cricket can be obtained. Any leading London bookseller is certain to have the book in stock; in any case Smith & Sons of London are sure to have it. . To-morrow, at Golden Gate, the Pacifies meet the Bohemians. As the latter are one-half a point ahead in the cup race and the Pacifies have lately been "-really strengthened an interesting contest ought to result. The following are the teams: Bohemians — Sloman (captain), Randal, Price, Aitken, Cookson,- Purdy, Reeves, Maclndoe, McLean. Hoskins and another. Pacifics — Dickinson (captain), Sewell, G. Theobald, Wallace, Harbour, Coles. Casidy, Myers, Sexton, McGsw and James. Umpire. Volley-Ball Game Resulted in a Tie. The game of volley-ball played last Tuesday evening in the gymnasium of the Young Men's Christian Association resulted in a tie. The final score was 20 to 20, and both sides seemed to be won derfully surprised as well us satisfied. It was an even game, point for point. The central team was made up of the following players: Dave Grant (captain), sh. C. Chaponot and Frank X' lly. The German Branch Y. M. C. A. team had these men: John Tonjes (captain), Joseph F. Novitzky and Henry Tonjes. The number of points made on the serves of the individual players was as follows: Grant, 5 points; Chaponot, 11; Kelly, 4; total, 20. J. -Tonjes, / 7 points; Novitzky, 7; Henry Tonjes, 6; total, 20. Voilay-baU takes quite well. It is a splendid game, with plenty of healthful exercise, but without any roughness or risk of injury. Los Angeles Meets Will & Fincks To-Day. The Los Angeles team has become ac customed to our varying weather and is now putting up great ball. Its splendid showing against the crack Gilt Edge team stamps it as being worthy of notice. To day the team will lace the Will & Fincks at Central Pat k and to-morrow will line up against tneir old foes, the Reliance team of Oakland. In to-day's game the line-up will be as follows: Los Anjreles. Position. Will & Finks. MaPserlna. Cat. her...... .....Scott " ' d - • Pitcher... Fltzpatrick Whaling Mrs base ...Jills* Ireland ....Secona vase Johnson lburman .....'ihir.t base.. .... Smith Franks.... 5h0n5.0p.. ..;.... irillson vi n Horn . Left neid Mull.-r WLson. '.'.' Center field.. i'll'debran It Harvey.... .......Klght fie Co i ins ' Moure : Kxtra.. ................Blllins STANFORD MEN ARE AT WORK They Made Their First Ap pearance on the Field . Yesterday. How the Youns: Athletes Kept Themselves in Condition During Summer. Chris Bradley '99 Chosen Captain of the Freshman Football Team. STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Cal., Sept. 10. — The varsity football grounds for the season of '97 have finally been completed and are now ready for the tackle and thud of opposing players. Although practically in the same loca tion as last year, they do not occupy exactly the same position. Instead of running east and west, the new field ex tends north and south, occupying a large part of the baseball diamond. One of the goal posts is a little east of the old back stop and the other opposite it in the direction of the "row." Yesterday afternoon the men were out for their first work, consisting of punting and catching. All of the old varsity men with the exception of Jeffs, who has just returned from the north, were out. Each player received an ovation from the crowd on the bleachers. It is the first time that Stanford men have had an opportunity to publicly show their appreciation of the men who last year rolled up the score of 20 to 0 against Berkeley. Captain Cotton, Fickert, Nat Carle, Chet Thomas, Jack Rice, Riy Smith and Chet Murphy, representing last year's learn, were all on the field, Fisher being unable to come out, owing to rheumatism, una Jeff* being a little stiff on account of his long journey from Washington. To a casual observer Murphy seems to show up in better condition than the other men. He has been playing baseball all summer, and to judge from his punt ing some of his spare momente must have been devoted to kicking the pigskin, for he is punting to-day in as good lorm as he showed in the Thanksgiving day game. It seems almost incredible that so light a man can put so much driving power into bis kicks, but he has a peculiar twist in his delivery that never fails to send the ball soaring across the gridironed field. Nat Carle, who is so good at opening up holes in the line, is bigger and heavier than ever. He spent the summer in Washington climbing mountains and is in good physical condition. Although he weighs very close to 230 pounds he is as active as any man on the team. Fickert spent the summer working on a ranch. He put in fourteen hours a day and is able to stand any amount of training. Chet Thomas conditioned himself by working in a mine at Randsburg, while Jack Rice got into condition tramping over the hills on geological work. Fisher strengthened his back muscles handling heavy salt sticks on the Columbia River. Captain Cotton had the easiest time of all, choosing lor his preliminary work a sea voyage around the world. As a re sult he is so heavy that he will have to train harder thin the others in order to comedown to the proper weight. Chris Bradley '99 has been chosen man ager of the freshman team. Tnn wisdom of choosing an upper classman for this position was proven last year, when Man ager Swiizer handled the victorious fresh men. Bradley is very popular and is also a capable business man. He has excel lent material to care for and will no doubt do well with them. Practice Has Begun Over at Berkeley. BERKELEY, Cal., Sept. 10.— Football practice on the university field began this afternoon. The candidates for back 9 and ends practiced running and kicking under the direction of Captain Haskell, and in the gymnasium the linemen practiced falling on the ball and breaking through the line under the supervision of Coach Nott. Over sixty men have announced their intention ot trying lor the team. The university players will probably not ifave the help that they have formerly received from the Affiliated Colleges in this City. Piunkett, the big cuird.who played on the '95 team, will not be over, and Simp son, who was one of the tackles last year, is too busy at the medical college to be able to i>la\- this year. v SEW TO-DAT. FOWLERS! DIAMORTTJ FnAIWIH] R.DUCED FROAI $80 TO $39.50! Th, sr- wheels were bought by our Mr. Leavitt | while In Chicago at a Sacrifice Sal*, and are the greatest value on the market. j Ij-Bja." , , X--X"~ eft! BIXjIj, I 303LAKKINST., S. >. 20 SAN PABLO AVIS., Uaklaud. .