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NEWS WRITTEN BY LEADING EXPERTS LUCK HELPS MACK TO GET CATCHER SCHANG, WORLD SERIES HERO CHRISTY MATHEWSON. The Giants' Star Pitcher McGraw maintains that baseball is about one-third luck, but that luck does not do a team much good without ability. For instance, if luck alone could win. you would at once say that Ty Cobb, Tris Speaker. Eddie Collins, Walter Johnson, John McGraw and Connie Mack were all upholstered with horse shoes. But this crowd and man}- more like them are over two-thirds ability. Connie Mack is lucky as well as capable, which is an ideal combina tion. His greatest piece of luck was with young Walter Schang, the catcher who made such a sensation in the last world's series. Mack outlucked 12 clubs in drawing Schang in the draft. 13 big league teams having put in drafts for the catcher, who was playing with Buffalo in 1912. Connie had never seen the young catcher and thought he would have to be developed like most recruits. The Yankees had obtained for delivery last spring a pitcher named "Paddy" Green, who was announced as a coming Walter Johnson. Chance had nothing except hearsay evidence on this bird. Mack of fered to trade Schang for Green before the two teams went south for spring practice. Connie realizing that he would be short of pitchers during the season. Chance thought it over and said no. Green was a coming star pitcher, and pitchers are more valuable and harder to dig up than catchers, was the way he figured it. After Schang had been south with the Athletics for two weeks Mack would not have traded him for any two recruit pitchers who were breaking into cither league last spring. Schang Comes in Handy ' I have a coming wonder in Schang," said Mack after watching the boy work, '"but I don't think I'll work him much this season." Connie did use him, however. Thomas was injured during the race; Ben Egan, his third string catcher, failed to show, and Lapp was not robust enough to work every day. Schang got his chance and showed that he needed no schooling. Putting him into a game was like putting a duck into water. He became the Athletics' first catcher. Still many doubted whether Mack would trust the youngster in the world's series. "Connie won't take a chance on the kid," said the wise ones. "He'll work Thomas." Most of us Giants thought the same, but Connie knew his man, for he has made a study of character. Schang went behind the bat and was one of the stars of the series. It was part of our plan of battle to run ourselves to death on the bases if Schang caught. We expected him to be nervous and not able to throw. On the contrary, he watched the bases like a veteran. Schang is a splendid illustration of Mack's luck. First, he out lucked a whole flock of clubs in the draw when the young catcher was drafted. Next, he tried to trade Schang for a pitcher who is now back in the "bushes." and the most expert say Green is hopeless as a big leaguer. And third, the injury to Thomas tipped Connie off to how good Schang was when he worked regularly. And may be Schang wasn't lucky, too, when Chance refused him for Green. There is as much difference between being with the Ath letic* and the Yankees as there is between living in Fifth and Second avenues in little old Xew York. One is a world's series winner and the other is in last place. How Giants Lost Speaker Few fans realize that it was only a streak of bad luck which de veloped in the form of a leak of valuable information that kept the Giants from getting Tris Speaker. McGraw told the story on the spe cial the other day when Speaker and he got to talking it over. "The first time I saw you," said McGraw to Speaker, "was in Little Rock, when you were there with Mike Finn's club. You remem ber the spring the Giants stopped to play Finn's team a practice game? Well, after I watched you work I offered $5,000 for your release. What arrangement have you with the Boston club for Speaker; I asked Mike. " 'They promised to give me a ball player for the use of the park hce in spring practice,' he replied. 'They gave me Speaker and I have an option on him.' " 'See if you can get him,' I said. But somebody tipped the Red Sox off that I was after you and they wired for you to report at once." That is how the Giants lost Speaker. He had reported the previous fall to Boston and not made a very good showing, batting only about .220 He was just one of a bunch of recruits then, and he was farmed out to Little Rock the following spring. Many of the same flock of bushers never came back to the big league. Speaker did, however, when the Red Sox heard that McGraw was after him. Now. if the Boston club had not been tipped off—well, who says there's no luck in baseball? (Copyright. 191-t. by the Wheeler Syndicate.* ATHLETIC CHATTER James E. Sullivan and the A. A. U. seem to be wedded for life. The A. A. U. would not be the A. A. U. unless James E. were secretary treasurer. That is probably why our friend Jim has been given the Job once more. The election of Lill as president of the A. A. U. is no doubt in line with precedent, but the Philadelphlans will have a kick coming because their man. Pawling, was passed up once more. For years past the Quakers have b»en trying to put Pawling into the job, but they have not been able to pull the trick for some reason or another. * * • An eastern dispatch says: "Hannes Kohlemainen, the Finnish runner, was credited with 43 new records. - ' This record giving business in the east is a Joke. These 43 records In clude times at intermediate distances that are probably only taken by one watch and without a tape to break. No record should be allowed a man unless lie starts with the gun and finishes the set distance breaking a tape. If this coast were to claim such records as American figures for inter, mediate distances we would be turned down rold. » * * We gave Kahanamoku Intermdeiate distance records in his swime here a few months ago, but that was a dif ferent matter. His Intermediate marks were the turning points and could be taken accurately. Tive watches caught the swimmer at every point tfiat a record was given. * * » Rat'ner odd the way sentiment changes. year Paul Wlthington, the Harvard all around athlete, was accused of getting off the straight and narrow amateur path, but the accusation was as far as it got. Last week at Boston the all around man was presented with a silver loving cup by the Boston A. A. for his hav ing won the singles sculling cham pionship. Sort of "Here, old chap, take this cup and forget last year's affair." Now that the Panama canal la opened it would not be surprising to hear of some one wanting to be the first man or woman to swim from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Why not? They all swim the Golden gate and the bay. and the canal should be easy compared to those two stretches. I»ok at the names of the Illinois Athletic club water polo team for class: Harry Hebner (captain). Mc <}lllivray McDermott, Vosburg. Mr. Grath, Hoth and Wohfleld. The first three are all world record holders and the other men hold many middle west records. This is the team that will represent the I. A. C. in the water polo championships this season. — a} . 41 The local Y. M. C. A. deserves lots of credit for the way they back up amateur sports of all kinds in this section of the country. When it < .>mes to running off wrestling, bas ket ball, swimming, gymnastics or cross courrtrv running the V has •town iuelf there a million and now the latest plan Is to ask the Pacific association to place the basket ball title games in the hands of the asso ciation to manage. The P. A. A. could do a lot worse than give the series this year to the Y. M. C. A. Anything it undertakes the V alawys doe* In a thorough, capable manner. * * • Kenn Stewart, who played a stellar game last year with the Swastika 145 pound team, has outgrown the class and will be seen as a member of the Y. M. C. A. unlimited weight team this season. Kenny has started train ing and js expected to be one of the best forwards on the V squad this season. The Pacific Association of Amateur Oarsmen will have a little splash to morrow night. The members evi dently enjoy a splashing, as they have two protests to settle tomorrow night. Some very heavy splashing is prom ised in these two verbal splashes and clashes. There is no reason why the Olym pic and Barbarian clubs can not set tle their little dispute. It Is a case wherein the Rug-by union should have something to say as to which club the men In dispute shall or shall not play for. When men belong and play with three different clubs it is making a Joke of the clubs themselves. It would be a very simple matter for the Rugby union to draft a law covering such cases, and protect the clubs just as the A. A. U. laws protect them in track and field work. etc. The Barns are conceding a big point when they say they will not play Forbes, Slater and Knowles, and it Is up to the Olympics to accept the Barbs' sugges tion that neither team play the men. Entries Pouring in For Distance Race Nearly one hundred athletes have entered the four and a half mile cross country race that is to be run at Golden Gate park next Saturday under the auspices of the University of California Big C society. Entries have been received from the Univer sity of California. Olympic club. Pas time club, St. Mary's college and many of the high schools around the bay. The Big C society has put up some very fine trophies for the race. These are now on exhibition at Spalding's. 158 Geary street. Yachtsmen to Meet The Fair Officials All the yacht clubs of the bay have been invited to meet at the exposition building today at 2 o'clock to discuss the yachting situation for 1915. Vari ous international races are to be held during the exposition, and one of the main topics to be discussed today will be the size of the yachts for the big International race. Five rep. resentatives from each of the bay clubs have been invited to attend the meeting. STAR POLO PLAYERS PREPARE FOR BUSY SEASON ON FIELD Three noted polo players who will be seen in action in the games at San Mateo CALIFORNIA OARSMEN ON JOB WILLIAM UNMACK California oarsmen are determined to break into Stanford's long list of shell victories in the coming season, and with that object in view they started active training yesterday un der the guidance of Coach Charlie Stephenson. The one hundred and ten oarsmen that have signed up for pre liminary practice on the machines constitute the largest list of crew men that the blue and gold has ever had to select the final eight from. Six of last year's crew are back on j the Job, with Dick Shaw as captain for the coming season. These vet j erans are: Sutton, bow; Merrit, 3; i Hallmer, 4; Williams, 5; Shaw, 6; ; Georgeson, 7. The two missing places ' are bow and stroke. Art Eaton, last i year's captain and stroke of the boat, and Young, who rowed bow, are both out of college. The six veterans are going to have ! a hard time to make thHr slides | again this season. The competition jis harder for the places, many of last ; year's squad having been very close iup for the places that eventually went Ito the men who did row. Again, the ! coaching system has been changed I and a professional coach has the men ;in hand. This may make quite a dif ference when it comes to selecting | the crew. MAY ALTER STROKE It may be that Coach Stephenson i will considerably alter the stroke that has been in use for so long, and if this is done the men who have been rowing in the old order may find it hard to get on to the new stroke and do things the way the coach wishes. On the other hand, with a new coach handling men who have not had much experience with the blades, it is an easier matter for these men j to become accustomed to the new order of things than it is for men who have had certain principles drilled Into them for years past. The 110 men out for training re port at the machines every after noon. Coach Stephenson personally superintends the work of the men and Is ready to start his methods of stroking just as soon as they settle down a little to the routine of the machines and become accustomed to them. The new material is a likely look ing bunch of huskies. The freshmen are bigger than any of the previous Young Men's Suits Black and White Effects and Hair Line Stripes Young men who are up to the minute in dress will like the new models we have just received in Black and Whites (plain black rough finished fabrics, flecked with white), also the popular Pencil Line models in grays, blues and browns. Prices $15 to $45. Hastings Clothing: Co. Post and Grant Avenue George Cameron (mounted), Tom Driscoll (left) and Cyril Tobin, three veteran wielders of the mal let, who are now in training for the coming tour nament. Veterans and Newcomers Are Lining Up and Fast Ac tion Is Expected The polo season started off last Sun day with a blast. In the opening game, which was played on El Cerrlto field, the participants played in good form, notwithstanding that It waa the initial game. The mallet swingers look forward to a great season. The old timers are getting their ponies ready and light Work is now being indulged in. There are sure to be some of the younger set who will take up the sport, as polo is regarded as the game down San Mateo way. Tom Driscoll, one of the old guard, was on the field Sunday and he dis played mldseason form. In fact, he was the big noise of the game, as he scored four of the seven goals for the Whites and his playing was of the brilliant order. There is sure to be plenty of polo during the season, as no less than 23 players are anxious to get Into action. All of them have ponies and they are getting them into shape. In the practice games some of the younger players have been showing promising form. The Tevia brothers have been doing some practice work. It is expected that George Cameron, Cyril Tobin and Walter Hobart will be ready to participate in the games. The famous Slashers, who are con sidered one of the best polo teams in America, will be made up of the same four players that composed the team last season. Polo is getting to be very popular with the public. The Southern Pacific has found it necessary to arrange a special train service on the days that games are to be played on the San Mateo fields. babies, and lt is anticipated that some good men will be unearthed. mCW COACH A\ KXI'ERT The coach will work the men on the machines for at least a month. None of them will be put out In the shells for many weeks to come, and lt Is expected that Christmas will be passed before the fleet of shells are put in operation. The varsity has four good shells besides Homp fours which will he used for training purposes. Every man who survives the rowing machine • tests will be given every opportunity to show his abilltv In the shells, and crews will be picked from the vari- ; OOS i lasses represented and an inter i lass championship rowed early in the new year. Charlie Stephenson, the new coach, was imported by the Blue and Gold from Boston to take charge of the crew men. He was formerly assist ant to Wray, the Australian profes sional coach, who has charge of the Harvard oarsmen. Stephenson showed his ability at Harvard and should be able to turn out a first class crew from the material he now has on hand at Berkeley. SUB LEAGUE TITLE AT STAKE Brought into the final playoff by a fluke decision, the Rugby fifteen rep resenting the Cogswell Polytechnic college seems to be the team to win the championship of the San Fran cisco subleague. Cogswell was prac tically cut out of the championship by defeat at the hands of Lowell, but, at a meeting of the subleague recently to decide on the Lowell-Lick protest, the delegation decided that the three teams, Lowell, Lick and Cogswell, should play off for the first place honors. Saturday the first game of the play off went to the Lick fifteen from Lowell by an 8-5 score, bringing the final game up to Lick and Cogswell. In its present form, the Lick team doesn't figure against the Cogswell fifteen. Ashur, one of the best wings about the state in amateur ranks, in jured his shoulder in last Saturday's game with Lowell, and it is doubtful if he will be able to get Into the final game, to be played Saturday on the St. Ignatius stadium. Johnson, forward, is also liable to be out of the lineup. Even with these men in the Lick lineup tlie Cogswell team seems to have the shade on the Lick fifteen. With one of th? best back fields in the A. A. L., Cogswell has combined a good scrum, equal to, if not better, than tiiat Vhlch rerpesents Lick. Nevertheless, Lick promises to put up a hard fight. Interest at both schools now cen ters around the picking of the men to represent the opposing teams. The winner of Saturday's game will meet Palo Alto, winner of the peninsular championship, on Thanksgiving day. AMUSEMENTS WHY NOT GO SWIMMING? Where? V' Sutro Baths t Special Tank for Ladies Electric Hair Dryers and Shampoo Room m Six Tanks of Differ- immmm^m^m^r ent Temperatures °P en Dai! > r 7 A. M. to 6 P. M. yy%£ r Take Snltef Street Caf DaUy BATHS AND MUSEUM McAllister W W Mm The Playhaas* Beautiful SCHOOL CHILDREN'S MATINEES TODAY, THURS. AND fRI. AT 3:30 UNDYING STORY Of fADT MOTION PICTt'RES VT\l 1* EVENINGS AT Bt3o Explanatory Lecture by Cr*ATl CHAB. B. HANFORD. jLll I I Reserved Beats. 23c and SOc. i HOWARD MAY LOSE BIG OVERALL Rumor From the South Says Giant Heaver Is Through With Baseball JOE MURPHY Just when lt looked as If San Fran cisco had a ball club that had a chance to win a pennant word comes that big Jeff Overall of the Seals had announced his retirement. In a dis patch from Los Angeles Overall is re ported to have come out openly and declared that he is through with regu lar league ball. If Overall is sincere his departure will be felt, as big Jeff was expected to do some good work for the Seals next year. He had only fair success during the few months he was with the local club, but he seemed to get much the worst of the breaks. He pitched many a good game which he failed to win because the men be hind him were unable to hit when he was on the mound. He usually opposed the best hurler on the opposing side. The fans will miss the big fellow, as he was a popular favorite. Overall la living in the south, and he now holds a position with Ed R. Maier of the Vernon club, who has big interests in the southern part of the state. According to the dispatch, Overall declares that he is finished with regular league ball, but might be seen in an occasional Sunday game. With Overall out of the running, Del Howard will have the same trouble confronting him that existed last season. He will be weak in the pitching end of it. Right now How ard needs another high class pitcher, even if Overall should decide to re main in the game. Bud Pernoll failed to show anything dnrtne: the season to warrant the be lief that he would take his regular turn on the hill. Bud did fairly well with the Seals, but he was usually hit hard. * * # George Hlldebrand, who just fin ished a successful year in the Ameri can league as an umpire, plans to leave for Ran Luis Obispo shortly, where he will spend the winter. Doc White was the subject of a little ar gument the other afternoon, when White was being talked of as & man ager and first baseman for the Venice club. Hilde chipped In. **I want to tell you that White can still pitch some, and he would prove his worth as a pitcher In this league," he said. "He is far from being In. If Hap could get him as a pitcher he would make no mistake." * » # Danny Long will be remembered by the veteran fans as being a great out fielder and base runner, but that was not all that Dan could do. In 1882-83 he pitched for the Greenhood & Morans, and George Van Haltren took his offerings. * * * Captain Bill Rodgers of the Port land club will not play with the Cleveland Naps this year. Bill will remain at his regular station. It would be hard for Rodgers to break into the Cleveland club with Nap Lajoie there. The veteran has too strong a hold on the fans of Cleve land. * * * Mike Fisher, former Coast league magnate, and Umpire George Hllde brand had a little argument the other day regarding baseball rules. A dis cussion came up as to whether a player would be credited with a put out if he went beyond the legal play ing Held to make a play. For in stance, if a ball was hit into the right field bleachers and the fielder stepped over the fence and caught it, Hlldebrand maintains that the player would not be credited with a put out, while Fisher contends otherwise. Hilde is basing his conclusions on the instructions given to the American league umpires. A player can stick his hand Into Illegal territory to get a ball, but he must keep his feet in the playing territory. * • * Three Finger Brown, a one time sensation of the Chicago Cubs in the pitching line, is being mentioned as the manager of the Federal club in Chicago. J. Cal Ewing says it will be a mat ter of but a few days before working men will be hauling off the dirt and mm Wf m s TERESA FyCARRENO jK- Queea of Pianist* ' SCOniSH RITE AID. NEXT SUNDAY AFT. m MIGHT. MOV. tS, and SUM. AFT., MOV. W. TICKETS—S2, H1.50. #1 STUDENTS' SEATS, 75c NOW ON SALE At Sherman, Clay ft Cos and Koliler ft Chase's Rrerett Ptan*. BLUE AND GOLD MEN APOLOGIZE FOR THAT "UNFORTUNATE ERROR" STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Nov. 19. The Stanford student body execu tive committee, through its president, Arthur G. Halm, has replied to the letter of explanation received from the California Associated students' committee, relative to the Blue and Gold using four reserve men in the big game. The Stanford reply char acterizes the use of the fourth man as "deliberate" and asks that assur ances be given that a similar "error on the part of the coach" will not happen again. The use of four men by California has caused considerable talk. Right after the game there were rumors that 16 men played with the Blue and Gold in the closing minutes of the play. The fourth man was sent into the game owing to conflicting author ity of the two California coaches. "UNFORTUNATE ERROR" MADE California, in its letter of regret to Stanford, puts the whole affair down to an unfortunate error." Had the error caused a! reversal of the out come of the game, Stanford could have claimed the game on the break ing of the agreement, and California concedes this point in its reply. It is not on this point that Stan ford is contending, but the fact that the ironclad intercollegiate agreement was "deliberately broken" by the California camp, and if the Blue and Gold give definite assurance that a similar affair will not happen in the future, the whole argument will be dropped. The letter from California to Stan ford follows: CALIFORNIA APOLOGIZES "The executive committee of the as sociated students of California wishes to express to your body Its very great regret that, through an unfortunate error on the part of the California coaches, four substitutes were used in the game of November 8, thereby vio lating our intercollegiate agreement, which allows only three. The fourth man was sent In by one of the coaches who was not aware that a third sub stitute was already playing. We de sire to add further that, in our opin ion, if California had won the game Stanford would have been entitled to the victory and we would not have claimed it. Sincerely yours. "MANSEL. P. GRIFFITHS, "President." The Stanford committee's reply was as follows: "Gentlemen —Your letter of explana tion in regard to the infringement of the intercollegiate agreement has been received as an expression of regret of leveling off his new ball field at Masonic avenue and St. Rose street. "I have a number of bids to consider and expect to make the award in a day or so," says Ewlng. * * * It seems that the Baseball Players' fraternity plans to take the members of the Pacific Coast league into its fold. It is reported in the east that Lefty Leifield would take up the work out here of gathering members. There is no opposition to the Baseball Players' fraternity out this way. President Baum said yesterday that the players ttad a right to organize if they cared to. * * * The Oakland club is after Josh De vore, a former member of the Giants. It seems that the Brooklyn club will not waive on him. AM VSEMENTS IHII 111 ulll w * 1 The Leading Playhouse. Geary and Mason. LAST 4 NIGHTS! ?.*,'.%*:, JULIAN ELTINGE IN HIS OR RAT HIT "THE FASCINATING WIDOW" 2 ZZ&te SUN DAY! NIGHTS ano SAT MAT. I f SUTI M ULf 1 ! 50r 75<- $1$ 1 50 I I ThuSSOAV J TUST H tun J FOR LAUGHING PURPQSCS ONLY j matTnee thanksgiving day I * i Mat. Tomorrow —Last 5 Nights Evelyn Vaughan, Bert Lytell And tbe ALCAZAR COMPANY in "MAN AND SUPERMAN" Bernard Shaw's Brightest Comedy. PRICKS—Night. 2.V to $1; Mats.. Sse to 50c MATS. SATURDAY. SUNDAY. NEXT WEKK—PauI Armstrong's Big Play "ALIAS JIMMY VALENTINE* Miss Vaughan and Mr Lytell Heading Cast. MATINEE TODAY" AND EVERY DAS RADIANT VAUDEVILLE ELLEN BEACH YAW, tbe fail— Prima Donna Soprano; HARRY FOX and YANi'SI DOLLY, Smart rooting, Songs anil Dances; DAVE GENARO am) It A V BAILEY, in their International Specialties; GEORGE HOLLAND ami Company in a farce. "Fixing tlie Furnace": BLANK FAMILY. Continental Champions of Doable Juggling: THE SIX MUSICAL CUTTYS: THE THREE COLLEGIANS. NEW ZEALAND "ALL BLACKS" VS. AMERICAN STA US." taken exclusively for the Orpbenm Circuit. Last Week—The Eminent Character Comedian. JOB WELCH. New Wittleiaroa. Evening prices ■ lee. 2.V. Me, Box Seats jtl.oo. Matim-e prices (except Sumtavs and Holidays) — in.-. 2:..-. 50c. PHONE Douglas TO JTa aa a aaa READING TKSATSB BT"Vl¥inr Ellis and Market. ■ ■ mwrn Pboj* natter *4«n W IV $1.03 MAT. TODAY SPECIAL $1.00 MATS. WED. AND SAT. Nights. 50c to $2. LAST TIME SUNDAY NIGHT. •TBE MERRY COUNTESS" j The N. Y. Casino's Smartest Musical Success. I NEXT MONDAY—TWO WEEKS—Seats Thurs. ROBERT MANTELL First Week--Mon.. "KING JOHN": Tues.. "OTHELLO"; Wed. Mat.. "RICHELIEU"; Wed.. "MACBETH": Thnrs. (Thanksgiving) Mat.. "KING JOHN": Thurs.. "HAMLET"; Fri.. "KING LEAR"; Sat. Mat.. "MERCHANT OF VENICE"; Sat.. "RICHARD HI." Night and Saturdnv Matinee. OOc to |2. otiter M»t iue»;s, 2£« to $1.00. the California executive committee, and also of the California student body at large. We appreciate your position in this matter and are posi tive that the California student body deeply regrets the unfortunate error on the part of the coach, "However, it is the opinion of the Stanford executive committee tliat the action of the California coach in send ing in the fourth substitute was de liberate because of the fact that this fourth player did not report to the referee. We are loath to believe that there existed such a division of coach ing authority that one coach would send a substitute at so critical a time Into the game without first consulting the other coach. Two weeks before the big game the football rules were thoroughly discussed by the repre sentatives of both universities, and the clause regarding substitutes was made more explicit in its wording. The fact in itself should have pre cluded any misunderstanding betw-een the coaches with regard to the sub stitution of players. "In view of the fact that this con troversy has arisen, it is the opinion of the Stanford executive committee that some assurance should be given by your committee that the rules as enacted by the football rules commlt ture. very truly yours, ture. eVry truly yours, "ARTHUR G. HALM, President." Peter the Great Is Leading Producer Of 2:30 Performers While the returns for all the race meetings held all over the country are not yet at hand, it is almost cer tain that the honor of heading the list of sires of new 2:30 performers for 1912 will go to Peter the Great. 4, 2:07i4, the premier sire at Patchen Wilkes farm. Lexington. Ky. Peter the Great will probably have at least 25 new performers in 1913, while his nearest rival. Walnut Hall, 2:08>4, who headed the sire's list in 1912, will have in the neighborhood of 20. The list of Peter the Great is made up al most entirely of colt performers, and a notable array they are. While not a new performer, his greatest repre sentative of 1913 was the ultra sen sational 2 year old trotting champion Peter Volo, 2:04%, undoubtedly the most wonderful trotter ever foaled. Ever since the first colts by Peter the Great made their appearance on the turf he has ranked as one of the greatest sires that ever lived, and year after year he has added to hi* reputation, until today he is generally acknowledged to be the greatest sire of race trotters that ever lived. Un like many stallions whose get are en dowed with uniform and early speed. Peter the Great's mature into aged trotters, capable ef holding their own In any company, and in this re spect he is indeed an exception among sires. AMUSEMENTS \Cjl>Jton* Sutter 4/4/ (XF&rre/ISt. Qpp. Orpfieum FIFTIETH TIME SATURDAY ROCK and FULTON In Their Famous Travesty on BERNHARDT Is Onlr One of tbe Sensational Features la THE CANDY SHOP Where the Stars Shine Bright Every Night. Foe Twenty-five Cents to a Dollar. 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