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Seventeen High Schools Enter for Field Meet of Academic League
EVENT SCHEDULED
NEXT SATURDAY
Entry List Exceeds That for
Any Previous Fall Meet of
Organization
Thie thirty-third semiannual field day
of the Academic athletic league cf
California will be held on the Uni
versity of California cinder track next
Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.
The entry list exceeds that of any pre
vious fall meet cf the league and from
all indications the meet should be a
record breaker, as 17 of the leading
high schools of the state have entered
teams.
The entries are as follows:
i^ TRACK EVENTS
S> **0 7«rd run— r^-nzen. t\ S. ML A.: Smith. C.
r S. M. a.; TurntMill, W. S. I. A.: P*terM>n. C.
P- C. L.: Sobulz*. H. 11. S.: Ad»me. St. Ik.;
Balujro. St. I*. ; H. Flood. St. Ig.: Molthroop.
M- H. S. : Thomas. A. H. S.: H. Hamltn. 6. J.
H. S.: E. PmJtb*rum. P. J. H. S.; C. Ciark. S.
R. H. S.: P. Corhrane. S. R. H. S.: Guslanfier. W.
H. S.; CUy. W. H. S. : Htskett. W. H. S. J.:
O. P. H. S.; Jcwcph FfrirojMin. O. P. H.
S.: r. Nlp'.sph. O. P. H. S. : XV. Orookn. Ben.
H. P.; Trissingbara. Cent. H. S. ; Kobie, Cent.
BSO r-*rd rua — Rpz. Oct. H. S. : Trlminpham.
Cent. H. S.: Hal). C. H. 8.: H. Gr»-einr<wl. O.
P- H. S : G. HJelt*. 0. P. H. S.: J. Muir, 0.
P. H. ?.: GutfandPr. TV. H. P.: Carlrle. W. H.
. P.; R«*k-m. W. H. S.; Tslbott. S. n. 11. £.:
H. Hamlin. g. J. H. S.: M. Shields. S. J. H. S.:
C. Otr«»ll. S. J. H. S.; Foster. St. Igr.; Ba
l«;po. St. Ie: Dqyte. c. P. c. : An<*.r<»w*. c. P.
C.j J. Flood, w. S. I. A.; MeAdoo, TV. S. [.;
HsM. C. S. m. A .
One mile run-=Jos*pta Fn-jroson. O. P. H. S. :
E. Xl(lwb, O. P. H. S.; Carlylo. TV. H. S.:
Phaw. W. H. S.: Jow>ph lU>ite."A. H. S.: Yon
Schmidt. A. H. S.; Poyle. C. P. C: Anflr^wit.
«. P. C. : C^rndnff. W. S. I. A,: McAdoo. VT. S. ,
I. A.; Womifr. C. S. M. A.: Wayn^ Parrar,
M. H. S. : O'Shft. St. ip. ; Frank I. Ffnton. St.
If.: M. Shield*. S. J. H. S.: C. Cou*ll. B. J.
H. P.: n. Snr^r. S. R. H. S.; Hall. C. H. S.;
E7E 7- Cent. U. S.; Wllkrn»n. Cent. H. S.
1M yard dash— First heat— Genre* TVihr. C.
R. S.; C. Grore. S. R. H. S.: Molthroup. M.
H. S.: MrCutrh»>on. H. H. S.; Saerr. W. H. S.
&*r<m<i hp«t— E. Wilson. S. R. H. S.; W. Crook*.
Ben. H. S.; MrEie.rner. St. Ip.; Marnard. C.
S. M. A.; A. Younr. O. P. H. S. Third beat —
J. Urban. Mt. V. H. S.; E. Tboma*. S. J. H.
*v: Keating Ft. Ijr.; Mtlott. TV. 8. I. A.; H.
TrttV O. P. H. S. Fonrth heat— W. Urban.
Mt. \. H. S. : E. Adam*. S. J. H. S.; Al
rerado. M. H. S.; Scott. TV. H. S.: Falk. Cent.
H. S. Fifth heat— F. Johncon, S. J. U. S.;
Na j-lor. St. Ijt. : Harris. X. H. S.; Bojers, C.
*=• M- A.: Hafner. Cent. H. S.
220 yard da«h— First hPat— E. TVilnon, S. R.
H. P.: Falk. Ont H. S.: H&rrl!, N. H. S.;
Srort, TV. H. S. Second heat— C. Clark. S. R.
H. S.: Hafner. Cent. H. S.: Marfleld. N. H. S.
Ferhin. n. p. H. S. Third heat-l-C Mflntosh. S.
It. H. S.: E. Thomas. S. J. H. S.: E. Brlgu*.
If. H. S.: McEI-iirney. St. Ig. Fourth heat— A.
S. J. H. S.: K*-atinK. St. I<r.: Rogers.
•". S. M. A. nflb boat— E. FmUbermn, P. J. H.
fc'.: Xarlor. f-x. I?.; Clar, w. H. S.; Dean. O.
p. n. s. - V
120 yard hurdles— First heat-C. Gore, S. R.
H. S.: Ilohman. C. S. IC. A.; Ro^re. TV. H. S.;
F-. Street. O. P. H. S. Second h«Hit— F. Ma
<-'cUr. B. J. H. S.; S. Wa ll finch. C. S. M. A.;
Wblte<3. W. H. S. Third be.at— R. Tonham, S.
3. H. S.: Klnrer. TV. B. I. A.; Van Dyke, U.
H. S.; Both. W. H. S.; Colby. C. P. C.
220 yard httrdlea— First heat— P. Coehrane. S.
r.. H. S.: Hafoer. Cent. H. R.: Et Bds.8 ds. St. Ip.;
Klurer. W. S. I. A. Second beat — C. Gore. R. R.
H. S. : E. Alrarado, M. H. S.; S. Wallflwh. C.
S. M. A.: J. Urban. Mr. V. H. S. Third heat—
Hobman. C. S. M. A.; Malott. TV. S. I. A.:
E. Street, ft. p. H. S.: Sicrv. TV. H. S. Fourth
«**mt— W. Urban, Mt. V. H. S.; Roth. TV. 11. S.;
Colb.r. C. P. C.
One Mils Relay— Santa Rosa — C. Grore. C.
Gore. C. Mclntosh. E. WiUoo. C. Clark. P. Cooh
rane. St. Igttatiuft — Foster. Keating:. Erans.
>"ayjor. Flood. McElearney. Saa Jose — E. Tbom
*». E. Smithercm. H. Haralin. T. Mtctnlay. E.
Adams. F. Johnston. L«rk— R. Rogers, Smith,
I>eßten. Hendersoß. Hohman. TVallfiaeh. MrN'alr.
Healdsburir— M^otcheon. Bright. Schultz, Doran.
S^atena. WUlets — Clay. Racrr. Rowe, Guslauder,
S^ort. Oakland poirteehnir — H. Trask. A.
Krceckel. 3. Mutr. E. Street, W. Deaa, A.
l'ocsr. Joseph Ferguson.
FIELD EVENTS
Hirh jump— G. HJeHe. O. P. H.S.: Rott*. Wil
lit*: TVhited. TVSllit*: Shaw. Willlts; V. Van
. X»ylte. Ukiab: A. Hardln. A. H. S.; Eldridse.
H. H. S.: Upchurch. C. P. C: Colby. C. P. C;
Barrm:»:b*. W. S. I. A.; Klnrer. W. S. I. A.;
Tnrnhull. TV. S. I. A.: Copeland. C. S. M. A.;
r^rrar. M. H. ?.: R. Tophttn. S. J. H. S.; T.
Msraulay. S. J. H. R.: F. Pederson. 8. R. H.
X.: C. Gore. S. R. H. S.: T\lhr, Com. H. S.;
P.olir. Tent. H. S.
Pole rault — Falk. Cent. n. S.: F. Pedersnn.
S. B. H. R. : W. ljimrrfTt. S. K. H. R.: Mayfield.
N. H. S.: Dunsbee. C S. M. A.: Burrwighs, TV.
S. I. A: Carnduff. TV S. I. A.; Doyle. C. P. C;
Elrtridg". H. H. 5.: L. Purrell. A. H. S.; Thorn
«*. A. H. S.: TVhited. TV. H. S.; Steeje. W. H.
X: B. Wiod. C. P. H. S.; E. Nielsen. O. P.
H. S.
Bustling broad jump — C. Mrlntwh. S. R. H.
P.: P. Coohran". R. K. H. S.; Trimintrham. Cent.
H. S.: RoMe. Cent. H. P.: Cez. Cent. H. S.;
William Urhan. Mt. V. H. S,; 3. Urban. Mt. V.
1 H. S.; TVlbr. Com. H. 8.: E. Thorna*. R. J. H.
\u25a0^-S.: r. Sicitheram. S. J. H. P.: Alrarsdo. M. H.
S-: Erans. fit. I. H. S.: H. Flood. St. I. H. S.;
Toneland. C. S. M. A.: Malott. TV. S. I. A.;
Ttirnhu!!. W. S. I. A.: Upchurch, C. P. C;
Eldrid^e. H. H. S.; Rcatena. H. H. S.: V. Van
I'yke. H. H- S.: A. Hardin. A. H. S.; Jo* Relte,
A. n. S.; RoTe. TV. H. S.: Oay. W. H. S.;
Sarrr. W. H. R.: B. Dixon. O. P. H.
12 pound shotput — Steele. gs. R. H. S.: Scott.
S. R. H. S. : Martell. C. P. C: Peterson, C. P.
C-. Gibb*. W. S. I. A.: R. Jones. S. J. H. S.;
A Elsnn. B. H. S.: TV. Crooks. B. H. S.; TV.
Ivambert. S. R. H. S.: B. Drake. S. R. H. S.;
Marnard. C. S. M. A.: nobtnan. C. 6. M. A.
12 pound fcaramer throw— Steele. S. R. H. S.;
Rotb. S. R. H. S.: <*. Daran. H. H. S.; Martell.
O. P. C.: Glhr«. W. S. I. A.: R. Jonen, 8. J.
H. S.: A. Kluon, B. H. S.: V. King. S. R. H. S.;
B. Drake. S. R. H. S.: Haffen. C. S. M. A.
TAX ON ALL TOURISTS
IS PROPOSED PLAN
Guests Who Try Mineral Cure
Must Pay Assessment
The annual report of the chamber of
commerce for Wiesbaden states that
S3 hotels and restaurants there failed
last y*>ar. Among these were some of
the largest and most modern hotel*,
\u2666quipped in magnificent style. The
sharp rompetition existing among
these establishments, the heavily In
creased cost in maintaining them and
the gen«ral unfavorable eccfnomle con
ditions are given as the chief causes of
these failures.
The guests, who come for a cure by
means of the well known mineral
waters, have not increased in number,
' nor has their expenditure of money
/counterbalanced the increased number
of hotels and restaurants and the en
\ hanced' costs In taxes, food and mate
rial, wages, etc. The city having made
heavy outlays for public improvements,
and projecting additional ones, to at
- tract foreign visitors, has ordered a
general tax according to which even
tourists who do not use the waters
must now pay if they extend their
stay beyond two days.
Baden Baden has recently adopted a
similar ordinance for taxing tourists.
This innovation is to procure addi
tional revenue to meet the Increasing
municipal needs.
TRAMP WAS CERTAINLY
GUILTY OF "FRAGRANCY"
Mrs. Harry Lehr Ridicules
Man's Sense of Smell
Mr*. Harry Lehr, at a luncheon in
Newport, ridiculed the assertion of a
French novelist that men object to
cigarette smoking women because
their sense of smell Is so exceedingly
delicate and keen.
"If man's rense of smell were really
co. extraordinary," said Mrs. Lehr, "he
wouldn't Etand his rooms and clothes
and mustache all saturated with stale
tobacco and whisky fumes.
"Man's keen sense of smell! And
y*>t how well the average man Is hit
off by the Ftory of the tramp arrested
for vagrancy.
\u25a0j "As this tramp stood up in the dock
•^ the magistrate eaid to him:
" "Well, my man, what is the charge
ttgainst you?*
" "Fragrancy, your honor/ the tramp
replied," •
McCredies Plan
Fine Ball Park
{Special Dispatch to The Call]
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 3. — Port
land will have the finest ball park
irnt of Chlcaco. announces
Jtidjce McCredlc. owner of the
Portland franchise In the Pacific
Canal lensnie. The purchase of
a large river front" tract In South
Portland ban "been made by Mc-
Credle, who pnnouncen -<liat the
new jcroun^n will be In readlnesis
for the season of 1012.
Judge .McCredle «oy«i that the
Portland park will he modeled
after the new jeroundii erected at
Cleveland for the benefit of the
Cleveland American league team,
the plans and architectural draw
ing* of jrrliloh hove been loaned
the MeCrediesi for u»e Id the eon-
Mrurtinn of Portland's park. The
icraßdntand at the new proiind"
will be a steel frame structure
and at first will be but a sjnple
deck affair, capable of seating
9.000 fans, but will be so con
structed that with bat little
trouble an extra deck can be
added, capable of accommodating
from S.OOO to 1»,OOO additional
spectators.
Like the jsmndstand, the
bleacher accommodations vrill be
ko constructed as to permit of the
addition of extra seetlni? room
as the occasion mar require.
This will Klve the park a total
capacity of 18.000.
TIDESMEN LIVED IN
ROLLICKING DAYS
Customs Inspectors of Merry
England Occupied Danger
ous Positions
Of the many types identified with a
picturesque yet lawless past there were
none whose duties were more typical
of the spirit of the time than the tides
men. When the annual customs re
turns are presented to an expectant
nation, few give a thought to the men
who bore the heat and burden of the
day at a time when the gathering in
of customs was a hazardous task. True,
the tidesman has been deposed by a
more imposing official, who faces none
of his dangers, but the tidesman
stands for the rolHcklng. roaring days,
when smugglers held sway and to put
out to sea was a great adventure.
The tidesmen consisted of two
classes, "preferable" and "extraor
dinary." They were stationed at the
various ports, and their duties con
sisted In boarding foreign vessels and
staying aboard to keep watch until
these vessels were cleared. The "pre
ferable" men were In the nature of
permanent officials, and were stationed
at the more important points, such as
Gravesend and the custom house It
self, while the "extraordinary" were
engaged from day *to day, and were
employed on the more laborious and
hazardous tasks, says the London
Globe.
A report from the collector and con
troller'ln Scotland, referring to the
people of Montrose, contains the fol
lowing significant passages: "Our
tidesmen are so terrified to go on duty
at that place for the insults given them
by the inhabitants that unless some
troops be quartered in that town there
is no preventing their continued prac
tice of smuggling at the very shore."
That this practice was very popular is
evident from the records of the. time.
In fact, smuggling was one of the chief
industries of the people who dwelt
round the coast. •
The south coast was especially noted
for this illicit trade, and the smugglers
of Kent and Sussex were the most for
midable in the country. The fame of
the Hawkhurst gang "was known from
Land's End to John o' Groats. One of
their leaders, Arthur Grey, wae
a "sea cock" of some consequence, and
reputed to be worth many thousands
of pounds. iHe built a huge warehouse
on Seacox Heath in Kent, where he was
wont to store smuggled goods, un
troubled by the revenue authorities.
The impunity with which the smug
glers were allowed to carj-y on their
illicit trade is explained by the fact
that the magistrates around the coast
were personally interested in the trade.
Moreover, the clerk and sexton of the
village church lent their aid. Many a
vault or vestry were utilized for stor
ing smuggled goods. Nor were many
of the parsons Inclined to be inquisi
tive when they received a generous
supply of excellent spirits and a large
quantity of full flavored tobacco.
There Is a story of a south country
parson •who was dellvering,an eloquent
discourse one Sunday morning when
word arrived that a foreign vessel had
been wrecked on the shore. Engaging
the attention of his congregation, he
advanced toward the door. Then, with
the exclamation. "Xow, we all start
fair," he picked up his gown and made
a bolt for the wreck, the whole congre
gation at his heels.
DON'T LET CHILDREN
PLAY WITH DIAMONDS
Youngsters Liable to Scratch
Mirrors With Gems
Andrew Carnegie, at one of >his
famous dinners in New York, talked
about the prodigal and ostentatious ex
penditure of a certain type of New York
millionaire.
"He takes a ' Velasquez," said Car
negie, "and cuts It into three strips, so
that it will go on a screen. Paul
Bourfcet told the world about that- And
I heard the other day another thing
about him. 1
"A gentleman was being shown over
the $3,000,000 palace of one of. these
millionaires. The gentleman stopped
before an enormous mirror and said:
'"What a large and perfect glass!
Pity It's scratched.* . . :
"It Is rather a pity,' said the mil
lionaire, carelessly, and, turning to his
major domo. he said: 'Don't let the chil
dren have any more diamonds to play
with, Maurice.'"
NEW MEXICAN RAILWAY
TO RUN FROM ARIZONA
Connection to .Be Made With
Southern Pacific Line
Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson
writes from Mexico City that contracts
have been awarded, by the Arizona,
Mexico and Gulf of California railroad
for the construction of _ the line from
Silver Bell and Sasco, Ariz., itp 'Port'
Lobos, Mexico. ; This 200 mije railroad
will connect at Tucson, Ariz., with the
Southern Pacific's Mexico company.
The road will also 1 serve as an outlet
for the ores of various mines, travers
ing, as it does, one of Mexico's richest
copper districts. J The. contract - callß
for a reinforced concrete pier at' Port
Lobos, at which the deepest sea going
vessels may dock, and for $7,000,000
worth of Improvements.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, TUESDAY; OCTOBER 4, 1910..
COLORADO FIRST
FUTURITY CHOICE
Colt Is Favored at SO to 30 Over
Native Belle, His Former
Conqueror \' \u25a0 \_
By HENRY TEN EYCK WHYTE
[Special Dispatch to The Call] ,
LEXINGTON, Ky.. Oct. 3.— A year
a^o in the 2 year old division of the
Kentucky Futurity Native Belle was
an overwhelming favorite and she put
the world'g record for trotters -of the
same age at 2:07%. Among the de
feated ones that .day was Colorado,
which at the end of the race divided
second and third monies with Eva Bel
lini. -:\u25a0:;•. :..=>v \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 . .- .: •
Tomorrow, in the 3yesf old Futurity,
Colorado, already world's champion for
his age, will start at odds of- 50 to 30
over the field, and Native Belle, his
whilom conqueror, will bring '$10 In
pools of $80, selling for.no more than
Emily Ellen or Grace, -rt'hich' last year
were unheard of. ' .- , V. . i-IL-^-'A-'is
The above named, with / Sue D and
Lula Arion, will constitute'the field in
the $21,000 stake to be/decided tomor
row, and there is no. thought that Col
orado will be defeated. '
Fourteen were, eligible to start, but
what the critics have said showed the
owners of the other colts that their
nags had no chance to get into the
money and only the tested ones will
appear. Malcolm Forbes, which . 10
days ago was thought to have a
chance to win, has trained off and -was
scratched with the others of less re
pute. !
There is the usual talk that Colo
rado will be beaten. Some figure that
Sue D can carry him so fast to the half
mile pole that Native Belle will heat
him home, but the betting tonight did
not show ahat these theorists had any
followers.
The pool selling was ver ylight, in
part due to the fact ahat the commis
sion rates were raised from 3 to 5 per
cent, which chilled a good many of the
big speculators.
When the Futurity was reached there
were few responses to the mellifluent
utterances of Silver Bill Riley, who ex
patiated eloquently on the merits of
each entrant, but in vain. Colorado
would bring $50, Native Belle and
Grace $10 each and the field $10. The
sharpshooters were playing Grace on
the theory that If anything should hap
pen to Colorado she was the best of the
otheYs, her race at Columbus last week
showing. the filly to be up to a mile in
2:08 or better.
In the Tennessee, a pacing purse for
the 2:06 class and worth $3,000, there
was another case of apathy on the
part of the bettors. The Cleveland
mare, Evelyn W, which won last week
in 2:02 W. looked so good that she
brought $50 to $20 for Ess H. Kay,
which has a record .of 2:02% and will
be driven tomorrow for the first time
by Geers; J2O for Earl Jr., which took
a record of 2:03*4 last Thursday at
Columbus, and $15 for TV A, which
won a fast race at the same meeting.
The other starters will be Bland S and
Baron TVhips, .but nobody gives them
a chance.
Sioux City Champion of
Western League
CHICAGO, Oct. 3. — The 168 game
schedule was an unqualified "eucceas,
according to President N. L. O'Neil of
the Western league here today after
learning the results of the final games
of the season played today.
The following was th© final official
standing:
Clubs— TV. Xj. Pet.
Sioux City l ft T -81 \u25a0 «3T
Penrer 102 6S 611
Lincoln - W 7f> 6TS
Wichita ...• 89 78 533
Omaha S4 82 606
St. Joseph 76 91 455
Deo Moines - 72 98 420
Topefca 42 123 257
The fight between Sioux City and
Denver for first place waa one of the
hottest in the history of the Western
league and was not decided until two
weeks ago.
CONVICT COLONY IS
RAPIDLY DYING OUT
French Must Soon Use Negroes
in New Caledonia
In submitting: the following Infor
mation, concerning: the decreasing pop
ulation of the French island colony of
New Caledonia Vice Consul General
Henry D. Baker of Sydney, Australia,
reports that It will probably be neces
sary within a few years to introduce
colored labor to take the place of the
liberated convicts, who are fast dylny
out:
In last December the total number
of convicts and ,ex-convlcts in New
Caledonia was 7,362, but of these the
whereabouts of -500 were unknown;
they had either escaped to Australia
or New Guinea or died in the bush. Of
the liberated convicts 4,783 were over
40 years of .ase and only 459 were
younger, consequently in JO years the
quantity of convict labor now .avail
able will have been .-_ diminished . by
half, 'and in 30 years will have almost
disappeared. . An \ official report. Issued
oh this subject, states:
"In a country such as New Caledonia;
where the 'lndustries are 'essentially
\u25a0mining and agriculture, the labor prob
lem is one of the most important. It
therefore remains to be seen whether
the white (free) population, at •> Its
present rate of Increase, will be large
enough to. take the place eventually
of the convict labor, and then progress
fast enough to keep, pace with the de
mands, that will be made when . the
mineral riches of the Island begin to
be fully exploited."
The total white population In 1906,
when a general. census, was taken,. -was
19,570,. 0f whom 13.80S were males and
5,762 females, or 385 females for 1,000
males. ;' The abnormal ' Vpreporideranca
was due to the fact that of 7,914 con
victs then in the colony - only 244. wera
women; still: there .was a-.wide margin
even in the. free population, for of 11,
656 persons .6,188 were male and 5,518
were female, or- 892 -women' to 1,000
men. During the three years,: 1906
1909. the marriages numbered. 4.7 per
thousand,;: as; compared with : 7.5 ,\ in
France. The number of- births during
the same period : averaged 444, whilst
the ,deaths averaged 520. A^r pointed
out before, the , preeence of a large
convict element had/to' be taken : Into
consideration in looking at;the-flg
ures: v -Nevertheless"there has,; been* a"
decided "backward .rather than ; a /fop
ward movement; in New ; Caledonia's
population, .• for the -return -issued by
the health office does not . deal ' with'
emigration and , immigration. ; Within^
the last three" years at' least: the.for
mer.: rhas certainly- been :. greater : than'
thelatter. Jhe; native; (black) popu
lation' is also decreasing. A 1A 1 census in'
1908: showed:- that^ there^ were. 27,354
natives, \u25a0; as "•: compared ; with '33,000 ft in
1891, ' though '}\u25a0 the. number \u25a0 of ;; births
continues to exceed the deaths
slightly.- . ; "..-. - t \u25a0; ; .
Latest 1911 Reo Gar to Reach
This City Displayed By Agent
A. B. Costigan of the Pacific motor car company at the wheel of the latest \9\\Reo to reach the city. Beside
him is Captain F. W. Cole of the same company. <
Grand Prize Race to Be
Held as Scheduled
NEW YORK, Oct. 3.— The grand
prize race for automobiles will be
held as scheduled, over the. Vanderbilt
cup course on. Long island Saturday.
October 15. A; decision not to cancel
the permit was reached tonight by
the board of supervisors of Nassau
county, Long island,' a*f ter conference
with *"W. K. : Vanderbilt Jr. and other
representatives of the Motor Cups
holding company. .\u25a0••'*; , -
To eliminate the crush of automo
biles at daybreak and earlier the race
will start at 10 o'clock in the morn
ing instead of at 6. the -time at which
the Vanderbilt contestants were sent
away. Also there will be more thor
ough policing of the course.
It was the general opinion that in
view of an indemnity bond now held
by the county, given by the Motor
Cups 'holding company, several suits
might result fro mcancelling the per
mit. \u25a0 "\u25a0 \u25a0 .
No additional deaths among the
score injured Saturday were reported
today or tonight. • .
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'NEW YORK ELEPHANT
HAS AN AFFINITY
Takes Trunk and Quits Home
' for Charmer »;'
- Not since the afternoon that Blue
beard,' the gigantic elk. of the Bronx
zoo," tried to kill his fourth wife,- that
he might bask unhindered in the light
of another's glances, have the social
circles of the park been so scandalized
as - yesterday. Even the sloth was
stirred, says the New York World. And
of course it "was all the woman's
fault." . - • -
The principals in the latest disgrace
ful .situation are Khartoum, the little
Indian elephant and Alice, formerly of
Luna park. Sultana, Khartoum's spouse,
was a witness to his shameful aban
donment of his home and her, but she
was too proud to utter a word of re
proach. Only a select few suspected
Khartoum's attachment for Alice.
Though the ; elephants have- occupied
adjoining pens, a big steel barred fence
separated Alice :. from .the family she
has disrupted. Khartoum seemed, to
take only a fatherly interest in her at
first, but she, it seems, had more than
a, Platonic affection for old Khartoum.
Alice just, couldn't "make her "eyes
behave" when she glanced at him. He
seemed to ignore her^at first," but by
and by it was -seen he was making
"goo goo" eyes; too. Sultana re
proved the old sinner once or twice,
but she saw that he- was infatuated,
and so took refuge in silence. Khar
toum made :no effort to disguise his
feelings to his wife. Alice, the vam
ptre, gloated over her victory and kept
tantalizing her admirer with v her ca
ressing glances. ;
The crash came; yesterday afternoon.
Khartoum sneaked" away from his
wife's side and while no'one.was look
ing but Sultana, he skillfully, unhooked
the catch of the gate In the fence be.
tween his cage and Alice's. ; She met
him halfway and twined her. trunk
around his, the while,looking';triumph
antly at Sultana, who regarded -the
home wrecker, defiantly for, a moment,
then turned away, in silent contempt.
The rattle of the steel -gate which
Khartoum, bad swung open violently
when flying to his tryst was heard by
"Dick" Richards, the : elephant keeper.
He acolded Alice, but she Ignored him
for the first time gln he> lif e. Then
Dick with, soft words" tried to persuade
the wife deserter to return to Jiliown
fireside, but It- was futile. So Richards
got the steel hook and "tickled Khar
toum's "ears-— that is, he Jammed the
hook into them. - But* it was useless.
Khartoum was there to stay, and he
had his way, despite the efforts of ;sev;
eral keepers armed- with; sharp, prodSi
He finally got so ugly.; that it was
thought well to leave him alone. ,: . .;.
Khartoum has a small cash register^
on which, he rings up every cent given
to him." He , has .always .turned over
each day's | receipts §to $ Sultana. < But
yesterday, after he , went .to Alice's side;
he gave only: every second- copper, to
his wife, Alice .receiving : the others.
This was no doubt his idea of . paying
alimony, and is! significant of his inten
tion not to return' home. . •
FAMOUS OLD IRON GATE
V; VICTIM^ OF^ FATHER TIME
London c< Loses" One of Its An
- cient Landmarks
Archaeologists will' grieve "over v the
grand old.;iron gate. that led'into;Gray*s
inn <. gardensV; anJ ;must have i remem
bered Charles Lamb and John VWesley, 4
if "<-; not " Sir / Roger de Coverley and
Pepys.-.-;-. \u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0•;- :;•'.\u25a0 ; ; -'; '\u25a0\u25a0:>":.{\u25a0 \u25a0;•
: ilt -was ia- fine /specimen /.of .-wrought
ironwork, supposed to have, come,. like
the railings around St-iPaql's, from .th©
fvanishe'd^ forges -of' the; weald ; of ; Sus
sex;ibut,-,being;mm badly corroded,' has*
had -to ? make .way " for a* modern ; sub-
Tstitute.V -\u25a0\u25a0.,' s :;----;;;f;' :: ' r.~i^:-/ '-- : 'V :\u25a0•
; >The«behchers:arealso j smartening^up
the approach .- to f. (buildings
f rom Vrhepbald's^ road;' and might blame
lessly^ expend ha;few.; shillings Jin! cover-J
ing k with /creepers 'A the i, dismal vbrick'
work " opposite. - r Thi s \u25a0\u25a0; is •? perbap'slt the
most 'depressing blank wall inall'lJon-i
MOTOR TRUCK IS
POPULAR IN EAST
-v, — — • .;..:., r
C. C. Eichelberger, Representa*
tive of Firestone Tire Branch,
Is Back From Factory
.C C. Eichelberger, Modesto, Cal.,
manager Qf the Firestone tire and
rubber company, has returned from
the annual conference at the factory
at Akron, O. In speaking of the trip
Eichelberger said: . .
"We of the west move fast, but in
the automobile line it is wonderful
the pace they are setting in the east.
"Take the conditions in New York
alone. There they are. using 2,500 mo
tor trucks and delivery wagons; 1,500
of them are gasoline vehicles and the
other 1,000 are electric. This is an
increase of 100 per cent over last year.
The increase last year, which was 65
per cent over 1908. was thought to be
wonderful, but this year has gone
away beyond expectations.' \u25a0 -
"The indications for the coming- year
are such that the tire manufacturers
are \u25a0 making plans, to handle even a
larger increase. There -are firms in
New York that^rent out wagons for
$13 a clay." : ' " ' : " \u25a0"' ~"~ ;
Another piece of news that Eichel
berger brought back with him was
that the fire department in New York
in making their specifications- for bids
on tires require. that all tires must be
made according to the Firestone com
pound; . .. ' '
The Firestone company the last year
has had a 33 per cent increase in busi
ness over any other year that it has
;been"in existence. . | •
The company . is now building a
$1,000,000 factory that will turn, out
three. times as many tires as the'pres
ent plant.. '
Eichelberger also said that H. S.
Firestone, the president of the . cpm
pany, would shortly pay s the coast a
Visit. \u25a0\u25a0--.\u25a0: ..-\u25a0'
Louis Engel Jr., Buffalo agent for
the Cartercar, is still smiling to him
. - \u25a0\u25a0•\u25a0--. self because of the
trophy won by
him In the Carter
car in the recent
Buffalo -endurance
run. A great deal of interest had been
manifested among the local motorists
and considerable-speculation had been
advanced" regarding . the -showing the
Cartercar would make. Engel told his
friends to "juet •wait." -./ After the tour
was over he • still -had a • perfect score.
When the technical examination only
caused 38 points to be checked against
the car- winning the trophy for care
selling at from $1,201 to. $l; 600 his
smile -broadened and has 'not left him
since.: - \u25a0 : \u25a0 " * . -• \u25a0 , • : • \*?*. : '~:<
I Cartercar Atfent
| Had a Smile
The Speedwell motor car company In
this city yesterday " received word of
the clipping, of the
five. mile... record
by -. an . amateur
driver •• on \u25a0 the half
mile track at Pen
eacola, Fla. Dr. Mallory -Kennedy,
driving a stock Speedwell car, low
ered the record for- five, miles made by
Oldfield and Strang . in their, race at
"Worcester, Mass.. August 13. The race
was won Jn "6:51 2-6, -* The fact that
the * tracß ; was • not as ."good. as. at
Worcester, nor were ~th« turns banked,
makes the record even more remark
able. Oldfield's time was 6:52 2-5, whil*
Strang*s was -6:53 1-5. ...
Speedwell Car
Makes a Record
The story of & good>Hupmobile trip
over southern- roads has 1 just been re
•»"\u25a0\u25a0• - * • f po<v»rt ..-.\u25a0 hv g. ~ G.
" ' Chapman,, -local
agent' for J that car.
.A. Hupmobile driven
byC R: Cullen' of
Orangeburg, \u25a0 8.- C, : recently- toured
across" some of /the "mountains In that
state. The trip made was from Orange
burg^ to i Hendersonville. a. distance: of
230 miles,- and return- ;- By .cartful
record kept, It- was found - that -the
amount of gasoline consumed averaged
a gallon to 25 miles» and two and one
half quarts of oil were uaed.. A. grade
'was 'encountered which 'Covered live
miles, and.which had to be made on the
low gear.- Some time previous .-. to the
trip of the Hupmobile, a larser car had
to beassisted over; this grade-by an ox
;team. : "Again 10- miles of newly' made
road" had to be negotiated on ; the low
gear,' and v it<was foundUhat the radia
tor' was perfectly - cooL- The 'actual
running time for the 460 miles was 36
hours.
Hupmoblle on •\u25a0•
Southern Roads
Charles 'R. : Stevenson, \u25a0- formerly of
New York, has~been.- elected secretary
.- - -\u25a0' ' - ~ - \u25a0-- '"-' \u25a0 t and - auditor :of the
E.;p:-Thomas motor
company.' <\u25a0 Steven
son lias also -be en
„ ,. ., - - /elected a member of
the executive committee, j land will* be
come one of ; the ;\u25a0 directors of., the com-;
pany/ 1^ ..".*"\u25a0\u25a0'-\u25a0->- : - ; v \u25a0; *'.•--.':-\u25a0 :..;.^ ;
-»Stevensori; has. for,, the -last seven
years .,' been ; a '\u25a0\u25a0- member • of ,-'. the - firm '-. of
Miller, Franklin & - Stevenson; business
ecoßomlsts and public i accountants*. of
New York, Boston and Chicago. Steven
son >has -been", personally. In charge-; of
most -of the: work of . Introducing -ad
vanced; methods ~of • • accounting . -• and
manufacturing in. more than. 2oo manu
facturing • concerns -io^ftll lines" of ' in
dustry^ andUhe*: experience gained'^ will
now be -at-ithe' disposar ; . oV the B. • R:
Thomasi motors company, : and .would be
a -valuable 'asset to, any manufacturing
concern:: "• .' ." :.';: .' ;- \u25a0 ..-" \u25a0\u25a0 ' \u25a0-" \u25a0 -,' r: \u25a0'-.- •\u25a0''"- •''\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0-
•'^Previous -to .joining the ' Miller,
Franklin & Stevenson. company, Steven-;
son 1 ? was , : assistant * metallurgical ; engl-'
neerVof 'the -Homestead _\u25a0 plant " of the
United f States steel- corporation, \u25a0'\u25a0 and
his addition? to the staff ; of' the E.-R.*
Thomas motor company-.will-addgreat
ly.to.the strength- of -the latter organ- (
ization.":-^-- '•\u25a0\u25a0, v > : .;-- ••-\u25a0•;\u25a0\u25a0"\u25a0 -"-\u25a0' ." '-"••. \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0'' - '•' ' \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0' -
: Stevenson i\- Now
With TlumiM Co.
Fletcher's Contract Is
Handed Back
I ...ST.vLOUIS. Oct. 3.— American League
'Umpire William. Evans, who officiated
at the Detroit game here- Sunday; an
nounced today that he had mailed back
to. D. A. Fletcher of Cincinnati"" :' the
:'contract received from that promoter,
guaranteeing him a good stipend If he
would- .umpire the games of the all
star teams of the two leagues. "I
can not see any use In hanglnff on
longer, as there'is no" chance- of this
series taking place," said Evans. "I
have mailed back the unsigned con
tract and the certified check which ac-
Contract Rosy fiued
CINCINNATI. Oct. 3.— -A copy of
Daniel A. Fletcher's contract for the
third major league, which he an«
nounced -was ready for next spring's
series, was given out yesterday. The
contract pro%Mded a' bonus of $10,000
to certain players and also provided
that if the players did not report to
their team 3 as, per contract they must
lose $5,000 to . Fletcher. The contract
called for the players' services from
February 10, 1911, to November IS,
1915. It promises that Fletcher should
deliver to the players a contract with
his league befpre February 10, 1911,
in return^ for: which -promise they -gave
him an option on their Bervlces.
A quick way. to remove the taint from
other people's monex is to get your own
hands on it. • •
BRITISH COLUMBIA
ROGBYITES COMING
Two Unions Making Prepara*
tions to Send Combined
Team This Mcpth
The British Columbia Rugby unions
are making preparations for the an
nual visit of their representative team
to play California and Stanford univer
sities here this month. The Vancouver
union held a meeting on Saturday. The
Vancouver union Is not. string enough
to send a team south that would do
justice to the union, and with this in
mind It was decided to invite the Vic
toria union to co-operate; The Victoria
union representatives- were present at
the meeting "and handed In a list of
nine eligible players. •
Included in this nine Is Sweeney, who
was formerly a member of the Olym
pic club of this city. The name off
Heinlke also appears. This player was
! a member of the world famous Sprlng
bock team of South Africa that caused
such a sensation all over the world by
beating the Englishmen to a frazzle.
I It Is probable that the popular Reg
gie Woodward., who managed the Van
couver union teams of 1906 and 1907.
will be the manager of the combined
all stars.
A squad of 33 men selected from five
clubs of the Vancouver union and tha
clubs of the Vlrtorla union are already
at -work "and the final 20 men to make
the trip will be selected at the meet
ing of the northern selection committee
of Saturday. October 15.
The team will arrive here Sunday.
October 23. and play the first .game of
the tour against the California uni
versity on the following -Wednesday.
The 'men on this squad and the clubs
they represent are a3 follows:
Argoa club— Bull. Blair, Deaa. Ellis. Kennlajr,
Kayall. Kennedy.
Crusader chjb— Bobbin*. Webster. Lanrence.
Welsh clnb — Aahton. Rhodes.
- Fire. \u25a0 department — McLellaad. McKechnle. Me-
Dermott.
Rowins clvb — O. Sawers. X. Sawers. R. John
ston. Gibson, Roberts, Byrne, 3tacey, Macgachen,
Bennett. -
Victoria — Bushy nnton. Johnson. McGulgan.
Kason, Helnike. Sweeney. Miller. Spencer. Gil
lesple. Jeffs.
Louisville Results
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Oct. 3.— For this, the «ec
ond day of the LonlsTllle jockey club's autatni
meetlnc. the headltner ws« a handicap at six
furlong*. The winner was Tim Pippin, the sec
ond choice in the betting. The t arorite."" Harrt
gan. was" forced to accept the. place )a front
Of Gloria. Efsnk":
Firnt rae*. flye and a half forlonßS — Splwl4,
straight 512.50. won: Folly T^tj, place $3.t(>.
second; Emperor William, show $2.S(>, third.
Time. 1:05 3-5.
Second r«c». lire and a half fnrlonss — Sir
Dawn, straight $3.90. won: \u25a0 Fair Star, place
$32.30. second; Old Boy. show $4.70. third. Time.
l:0S.
Third race, mile and 20 yaMs — Salala. straight
$25.20. won; Cbi:>ll<i. place $4.30. second; Zepra.
show $4.40. third. Time. 1:43.
Foorth race, handicap, six firlonsrs — Tlia Pip
pin. stralKht $7.70. wan: K.irriian. place $2.5".
secood; Glorio. show. $2.30. third. Time. t:l» 1-.V
Fifth race, fire and •- half . furlong* — Hecta
son. straljrht $7.10. won; Bobby Boyer. ptere
$3.30. second: Exemplar, show $17.10. tjiirfl.
Time. 1:06 2-5.
Sixth race, mile and 2O yards — Mamie Algol.
«tra!grhr. $17.»0. w«vn: Hans, pl.ice $2-SO. sec
ond; Oneea Marguerite, show $i.60. third. Time.
1:41 4-3. - •
»
A. Thomas, the colored lightweight who will
ride at Emeryville for the Ke?ne». led all th*
Jockeys at the Lexlnetoa meeting. He landed It
of hU mounts In front. wbHe It. Goose was sec
ond with nine »ietorie«. - •\u25a0"LonK Shot" Conely.
who rode for Ham K"nc na the Montana eir
cnlt. returned, to Kentucky to ride at the, Louis-
Tille neetinir. He i» down to 108 pounds. K?eni»
had 12 horses in Montana and ther all woo. Thi<i
strinir will he bronjht to EtneryTtlle. -
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