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The Six Day Rider May Be as Game as the Fighter But His Courage Is Cheaper
CALL'S DOUBLE PAGE OF SPORTS
All Seal Players Must Fight
It Out for Positions on
"I have a couple of deals hanging*
fire." said Del Howard yesterday aft
ernoon, "and until I know where I
stand in these matters I will make
Ho further changes in my club.
"If I secure the players that I am
negotiating for. then there will be
some changes," he continued. "I have
several men in view who I expect to
land, and, if successful, they should
prove to be winners with a minor
"They axe major league players, and
I expect to learn after the first of
the year whether I can have them.
At the present time I am just wait
ing for developments. Cack Henley,
Walter Cartwright and all the other
boys are still in line for jobs.
"I am going down to my ranch to
morrow, where I will spend a few
days, and after a brief stay there I
will continue on to Los Angeles to
see Overall. I am satisfied I will
have no trouble bringing the big fel
"I am not going to let Cartwright
go unless I find another man who
can hold down the third bag better
than Carty. I am going to allow
the players to fight for the positions,
and it will be a case of the survival
of the fittest. They will all get an
even break, and the preference will
be given the players who show the
"Henley's case is before me. and
I am in a quandary what to do. If
Cack can get a Job as a manager
of some team I would be glad to give
him his release, but I am not going
to give it to him so that he can join
some other club in the league.
"Suppose I should allow Henley to
go. and say, for instance, he joined
Venice or Sacramento. Naturally,
every time the Seals would face Hen
ley he would be pitching his head off
to beat us. If he was successful, he
would show me up in a peculiar light
and I would be the goat.
"I am willing to trade Henley to
one of the other clubs in the league
If I can get a good player in ex
change. Hogan has been the only
manager in the league who has talked
about getting Henley for his club.
If I get the players that I am nego
tiating for I will not need Cack next
"He realizes that he has been with
the Seals too long. There is such
a thing as playing too long in one
town and a man needs a change.
"Cartwright is going to be taken
along with the squad to Boyes
Springs when the training season
starts, and it is entirely up to him
to make good. If he shows more
class than the other players in the
fight for the third bag he will get
Mike Lynch of the Spokane club of
the Northwestern league would like
to get Cartwright, but Del is not dis
posed to part with Carty at this
Henry Berry of Los Angeles has
added to the batting strength of his
club by getting Catcher Harry Meek
of the Victoria club of the North
western league. He was secured by
Berry through a trade in which
Pitcher Babe Driscoll and Outfielder
Mike Wottell were given to Victoria
for the big catcher.
Meek is somewhat or a batting
phenon. He has batted more than
300 for 15 years, but he has never
been able to break into the big
league. He is said to weigh in the
neighborhood of 300 pounds and is
slow. Lack of speed has kept him
out of the big brush.
Berry intends to use Meek in the
role of a pinch hitter. Players who
know Meek and have played with him
declare that he would bat at a 300
gait in any league. He is one of those
natural hitters who takes a mighty
swipe at the ball.
* * * ,
At the annual meeting of the Oak
land Baseball association held last
night Frank W. Leavitt was again
elected president of the club. John
P. Cook was elected secretary. J.
B. Lanktree, Henry Meyer and Harry
Anderson were the other directors
Mack Is There With
A Real Live Alibi
<"onnie Mack is out with the alibi
for not putting pinch hitters in place
of Lapp and Plank in the second game
of the world's series, which Matty won
after a 10 inning fight. Connie breaks
an ironclad rule to give his excuses in
an article in the Saturday Evening
Claiming that "Big Six" has an ad
vantage over the batter on his first
trip to tfce plate, but that the charm
wears oft* in subsequent visits. Mack
found that Lapp struck out the first
time he faced Matty, hit sharply to
Davis the second time and hit safely
the third. Therefore he counted on
him for further Improvement on the
As for Plan'/. Connie declared that
Eddie hit the ball harder than any
other player on the team during the
game, having made one safety and
being robbed of a hit by Fletcher on
another try. Therefore he decided to
let Plank linger in the contest. But
the breaks went the other "way, re
sulting in criticism for the manager
and a late defense of his action.
The Humboldt evening high and the
Mission high track and field teams
will have a dual meet at the stadium
this afternoon, the first event being
scheduled for 1 o'clock. Humboldt has
already shown Its ability on the track
by defeating Cogswell some weeks
ago. Though Humboldt only has a
team of eight men to rely on, they
are going into the dual meet with
hopes of being able to trim the Mis
sion boys. The latter school has some
good athletes, and will be able to put
a larger team in the field than their
opponents. The Humboldt team named
this morning is as follows: James
Kennedy, captain; A. Linetrom, J.
Gould. W. Ott, S. Rickenbach, W. Doo
llng, A, Newhoff and C. A, Morris,
The Judge's Wife Gets an Earfull at the Beanery
Veteran Is to Get $10,000
Bonus for Signing—Other
NEW YORK, Dec, IS.—President
Charles Ebbets' of the Brooklyn club
yesterday paid a record price for Joe
Tinker, the deposed manager of the
Cincinnati Reds, giving up $25,000 for
It goes down in the annals of base
ball as a record price for a player.
Of this amount, $10,000 will be turned
over to Tinker if he signs up to play
with the Dodgers.
August Herrmann, president of the
Cincinnati club, stipulated that
$10,000 of this amount would be
turned over to Tinker as a bonus to
assure good faith that .he would play
with the Brooklyn club.
After his release by the Reds, Tink
er announced that he would not play
with an eastern club. Notwithstand
ing this announcement, President Eh
bets entered the field of bidders for
the great shortstop against Barney
Dreyfus of the Pittsburg Pirates,
Muggsy McGraw of the New York
Giants and Charley Murphy of the
Tinker announced his preference of
going back to the Cubs, the club on
which he played for years and gained
fame as well as helping it to win
The price paid for Tinker is a re
markable one and is sure to stand
for years. Tinker is a veteran player,
having been in the game for 13 years,
and his future as a star is regarded
to be limited when the life of an ay
age major league star is considered.
However, Tinker Just passed
through one of the most successful
years of his baseball career, while
managing the Cincinnati Reds.
Though he managed a losing club,
which usually affects the playing of
a star. Tinker showed his mettle by
hitting at a 326 clip, and he fielded
In phenomenal form.
Another important change was the
switch of Charley Herzog and Catcher
Grover Hartley of the New York
Giants to the Cincinnati Reds for Out
fielder "Bob" Bescher.
The St. Louis club and the Pitts
burg club entered Into an important
deal. Edward Konetchy. the crack
flrst baseman of the Cardinals, along
with Third Baseman H. H. Mowrey
and Pitcher Bob Harmon, were ex
changed for First Baseman John
Miller, Outfielder J. O. Wilson* In
fielder Arthur Butler, Third Baseman
Albert Dolan and Pitcher J. B. Rob
inson, all of the Pittsburg Pirates.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Dec. 13.
Realizing that Stanford will have a
hard time defeating California in the
intercollegiate track meet next spring
the cardinal veterans are being urged
to pass their final examinations in
order to be eligible to take part in
the meet next semester. The week of
final exams began this morning.
"Dad" Moulton, the veteran cardinal
conditioner, states that Stanford will
have a fighting chance if all the vet
erans can come through in the class
In the next meet Stanford will be
minus the services of Rurle Temple
ton, star high jumper, hurdler and
pole vaulter, who went to Australia
with the American quartet of stars,
and Don Dawson, who established a
new coast broad Jump record in the
intercollegiate meet last spring.
Some local dopesters figure that
but one or two points will decide the
coming meet, provided Stanford ath
letes are not barred by scholarship.
Clark Griffith, who ha* since time
Immemorial been a victim of baseball
circumstances, has nnelly come to
the conclusion that Washington Is
bound by fate never to win a pennant,
for the old fox has set forth a new
grievance and wishes to have the
teams who finish second and third in
the pennant race rewarded for their
endeavors. Mr. Griffith believes that
it would only be appropriate for the
team which finishes second to re
ceive $10,000 for so doing, and that
the third team in the race should be
Palo Alto Ruggers
Start for South to
Battle With Pomona
STANFORD UNIVERSITY. Dec. 13.
Eighteen Rugby football players of
Palo Alto high school, accompanied
by Coach C. S. Morris and J. C. Tem
pleton. principal of the school,
boarded the train for Pomona last
On Monday afternoon the Palo Alto
and Pomona high school teams will
battle for the interseholastie cham
pionship of the state in the southern
city. Pomona won the southern Cali
fornia championship by defeating
Manuel arts school of Los Angeles
by a acore of 13 to 11, while Palo
Alto won the northern championship
by defeating the California School of
Mechanical Arts of San Francisco by
a score of 28 to 0 for the A. A. L
title. Oakland forfeited the north
ern independent championship to
Palo Alto last Saturday.
Palo Alto dopesters are claiming
that the college town players are
without peer in the state. This team
defeated every school they met this
season, the average scores being 18
WHITE HOPES SO
TO A DRAW
Charley Miller and Soldier
Elder Mix Up in an
Big Charley Miller returned to the
four round game last evening and
celebrated by boxing a fast four
round draw with Soldier Elder.
Miller showed more speed than he
ever showed here before, and be
might have won handily enough had
he not been so anxious to register a
knockout over his bald headed oppo
nent, who whipped in many a stag
gering blow when Miller rushed.
The contest was replete with the
sort of action which the fans like so
well. Tho big fellows cut out all the
fancy frills and went right to it.
They were about even up in aggres
siveness, but the soldier was the bet
ter boxer. Miller's superior weight,
however, told in the clinches, and he
put in many a telling blow to the
kidneys when they got in close.
The giant carman Is not so much
of a clown as he used to be. He
takes himself more seriously and
boxes to better advantage. However,
he does not cover up enough, and his
carelessness gave the Soldier a chance
to bring over several telling rights
to the Jaw. On two occasions Miller
had a tough time keeping on his
feet as a result of these wallops.
JOHNSON BEATS EXPOSITO
Lee Johnson, the Oakland chocolate
drop, gave a splendid exhibition of
boxing against his heavier opponent,
Kid Exposito of Seattle. Johnson
stepped around like a dancing mas
ter, and walloped Exposito with
every blow known to the ring. Had
he been a little more aggressive he
might have registered a knockout,
but he won on points all the way.
Exposito tried to rush Johnson and
mix things up, but the little coon
had his man measured at all times,
and Exposito failed to land one tell
ing punch. Exposito lost his temper
a couple of times and resorted to
rough tactics, but these gained him
nothing The crowd was with John
son at the finish, and he was urged
to flatten his opponent.
Sailor Jack Carroll, that wild
heavyweight, waa given a draw with
hig black Jim Cameron by Referee
Bert McCullough, although the coon
won by many a length. Carroll start
ed to rush and play for the body as
usual, but the black bruiser sized
him up, and Carroll was very tired
in the last round. Neither man land
ed many clean blows.
KENDALL. BACK IN FORM.
Dick Kendall furnished the sur
prise of the evening by stopping his
old rival. Dummy Thomas, In the sec
ond round. Kendall kept sending his
man back with right and left swings
to the head, and after Thomas had
been knocked down for the count in
the second period, McCullough stopped
A lad named Willie Smith substi
tuted for Norman Stone against Har
ry Wallace, a black middleweight, but
ho knew nothing of the game, so the
uneven battle was stopped in the first
round and the verdict went to Wal
Dude Clark and Montana Dan Sul
livan wrestled and stalled around the
ring for four rounds. It was de
clared a draw. The crowd hissed and
hooted, for neither man did any real
Kid Turner stopped several hard
Jolts to the head aimed at him by
Paul Pollock, and the battle was
called off in the second round. The
veteran bantamweight, Mike Kutchos.
knocked out Ping Bodie in the third
round of the curtain raiser.
HOLD OP THE
Ritchie and Murphy Hold ai
Frenzied Financial Con
ference With Coffroth
Willie Ritchie won't box Harlem
Tommy Murphy unless Promoter Jim
Coftroth guarantees him $15,000 with
*, privilege of 25 per cent of the house,
and Harlem Tommy won't box Willie
unless he is sure of a straight 25 per
cent guarantee. Promoter Coffroth
won't listen to these propositions, so
the great championship battle is away
up in the air.
They held quite a powwow yester
terday, the main performers consist
ing of the two fighters. Managers
Harry Foley and Jim Buckley and the
promoter. For several hours Cof
froth listened to the frenzied argu
ments of the managers and the fight
ers and then he threw his hands sky
ward, although he announced that
something might be accomplished at
another session today.
In the midst of the verbal battle
Buckley announced that he would
make a side bet of $6,000 that Mur
phy would beat Ritchie, provided that
the lightweight champion came down
to 133 pounds ringside.
"All right, you are on." shouted
Foley. "I'll take that one."
"That goes," camo back Buckley;
"but Ritchie will have to fight this
"No chance," was Foley's comeback.
"The doctor won't let Ritchie go to
work for two weeks, but we will take
that bet later on."
Buckley could not see the postpone
ment, so they forgot about the side
bet proposition and got down to talk
ing about fat guarantees once more,
but even this argument could not be
DEMAXDS TOO STRO.NG.
Just before the session ended.
Buckley announced that he would
have a startling proposition to make
today. But he would not Intimate
what this might be. It's an absolute
secret, and Buckley positively won't
let anybody in on it till he springs
the announcement officially.
"Their demands are too strong,"
said Coffroth when the meeting broke
up. "I stand willing to give Ritchie
a guarantee of $12,600, with a priv
ilege of 50 per cent of the house,
and I will give Murphy a straight
percentage of 25 per cent. This is
the best I can do. Murphy believes
that he Is entitled to nearly as much
as Ritchie, and I agree with him,
but I can't take the chance of com
ing to his terms with Ritchie de
manding half the receipts."
There is a possibility that some
thing will be done when they come
together again this afternoon. This
meeting was suggested by the man
agers and not the promoter. Cof
froth evidently was pretty well dis
gusted during the session yesterday,
and he announced that if any other
promoter wanted to give in to the
terms of the fighters he could have
If they do Sign up, the chances are
that the battle will not be staged
before Washington's birthday. This
date seems to suit Ritchie better than
any other. He says that fie positively
can't start training for at least two
weeks. Murphy, on the other hand,
has the upper hand In the deal.
Smith of Berkeley
Wins the Title of
Gay Smith of the Berkeley Y. M.
C. A. last night won the Individual
gymnastic championship of the Pa
cific association and the University
of California had the honor of win
ning the team prise. The tests for
the annual championship were held
at the Berkeley "V" gymnasium.
The University of California five
man team tallied 1215 3-5 points to
1121 1-5 scored by Berkeley Y. M. C.
A. The Oakland "V" was third with
644 5-10 points.
The competitions were carried
through on the high bar, parallel bars,
horse, rings and mat. Each had to
do two set exercises and one free
The race for the Individual cham
pionship was close between Smith of
the Berkeley "V" an dHoleman of
the University of California. Up to
the last event only half a point sep
arated the competitors. Smith then
showed great form on the horse and
won out by three points, scoring
269 6-10 points to 266 6-10 by Hole
man. Sutcliffe of the Berkeley "V"
was third with 260 1-5 points and
Coffey of the university fourth with
254 4-10 tallies.
This Is the second time that the
Berkeley "V" has won the champion
L. W. NELSON
It happened at the baseball game. The score was close and tight,
Sam Jones was rooting for his team with all his main and might.
A close decision at the plate and Sammy's team had lost.
And Jones said, in disgusted tone, "That umpire is a frost!
His ancestors must have been crooks as bad as Jesse James,
And that is why he's learned so well to give away the games!
His father was a thief, I guess, and hung some time ago,
And his granddad looked about while young for money-safes to blow!
And even now I bet he's got some brothers in the 'pen,'
Who helped themselves from other people's pockets now and then!
With such a line of ancestry, one really could expect,
That he'd become an umpire and lose all self respect"
I let friend Sammy Jones complete his tirade on the "amps,"
Devoid of boosts but all replete with knocks and jabs and bumps.
And then I said to Sammy, "Listen, Jonesy, if you please,
This umpire's dad is missionary to the quaint Chinese;
"And"—Sammy Jones was seen to grab his head and wildly lurch—
"The ump himself is parson at the little corner church!"
SIX DAY RIDERS
Six Teams Are Still Tied,
With Two Close Up and
NEW YORK, Dec. 13.—Riding in a
new combination as a result of pair
ing after team withdrawals /early
today, there were six leading in the
six day bicycle race at 8 a. m., the
128 th hour, tied with 2,481 miles and
seven laps. The former record was
2,469 miles 9 laps. The leaders were:
Goulet-Fogler. Verri - Brocco, Root-
McNamara, M agin-Lawrence. Dro
bach-Halstead, and Hill and Ryan.
The Mitten-Thomas and Corry-
Walker teams were only a lap behind
the leaders. A lap behind them were
Carman-Cameron and Breton-Packe
b.usch. The retiring teams, necessi
tating new combinations, were:
busch, Clarke-Walthour, and Kopsky-
When Breton and Packebusch
joined forces, they were penalized a
Three of the teams which have
been leading received a serious set
back early today at the start of the
last day's racing, and the whole
standing was considerably changed.
The upsets occurred shortly after 3
o'clock this morning, when Bobby
Walthour of Georgia and Jackie
Clarge, the speedy Australian, teamed
up, each having lost his original part
Clarke's partner, Grenda, withdrew
from the race because of sore knees,
and Walthour's teammate, Collins,
broke his collarbone in a fall late
last night. At the expiration of the
usual four hour limit Clarke and
Walthour were allowed to combine.
The standing was upset by a sprint
early this morning, during which
some of the leaders were set back by
penalties for faulty picking up. The
official score at 4 o'clock was as fol
Leaders — Goullet-Fogler. Brocco-
Verrl, Hill-Ryan, Root-McNamara,
Magin-Lawrence and Drobach-Hal
stead. 2,410 miles flat.
Second division —Perchicot-Breton.
Mitten-Thomas, Corry-Walker. 2,409
miles 9 laps.
Third division — Clarke-Walthour,
busch, 2, 409 miles 8 laps.
Kopsky-Keefe team, 2.561 miles 9
laps, officially declared out of tha race
at 4 o'clock.
"Take Care of Eyes,"
Advises Nap Lajoie
Napoleon Lajoie says that young
baseball players pay too much atten
tion to developing speed without giv
ing a thought to what he considers
the most important asset in an aspir
ing recruit. Lajoie says a perfect pair
of eyes can do more to make a player
successful than any other adjunct.
Plenty of nerve, intelligence and
strength enter into it. but the largest
item Is good eyesight.
The veteran star says that when he
flrst began to play professionally he
shunned chances to Tead at night or
on fast moving trains. Lajoie recalls
several players of great promise who
were inveterate readers. One by one
they lost their batting powers and
dropped out of, the big leagues. La
joie gives most all the credit for his
wonderful career as a hitter to the
care he has taken of his eyes.
ROGERS AND LA
Toby Irwin Signs Whirlwind
Pair to Battle Four Rounds
in a Return Match
The whirlwind scrappers, Antone
La Grave of Butchertown and Al
Rogers, have been matched for the
third time. Promoter Toby Irwin of
the Observatory club succeeded in
getting the signatures of the pair of
sluggers to a set of articles, and they
will meet in the ring on next Friday
night at Pavilion rink.
If either one of them can deter
mine his superiority he is in line for
a match with Jimmy Clabby in Los
Angeles. Promoter McCarey is plan
ning to start Clabby in a handicap
match. He is looking for two com
petent middle weights to oppose the
eastern scrapper. He would like to
get the winner of the La Grave-
Rogers match to go against Clabby,
and he will use one of the Los An
geles boys to oppose Clabby in one of
the other 10 round bouts to be held
on the same night.
Eight bouts will be decided on next
Friday night and some of the best of
the four round performers have been
Bubbles Robinson, the crack colored
lightweight, will meet Young Joe
Gans of New Orleans. The latter has
never appeared here, but he is said to
be a capable performer.
Eddie Miller, one of the cleverest
little fellows developed in the four
round game, will try his hand against
Owen Hooker. Charley Givens of Se
attle will meet Walter Scott.
The Other bouts are as follows:
Ralph Grunan vs. Eddie White. 133
pounds; Freddy Wharton vs. Louis
Crevier, 128 pounds; Herb Brodie vs.
Frankie Jones, 183 pounds and Jack
Morris vs. Frank Johnson, colored,
Jim Jeffries Wants
To Tour the World
Jim Jeffries Is going to make an
other effort to tour the world. He
and Mrs. Jeffries, Barney Oldfleld snd
wife and Jack Kipper and wife have
completed plans for the tour, and
Kipper has made one condition that
the three men post forfeits of $10,000
each that they will complete the trip
this time. They propose to start im-»
mediately after the close of the 1915
Panama-Pacific exposition, and in
order to make It more certain that
they will go all the way around the
globe they will start from San Fran
cisco for Japan. Australia will be in
cluded In the tour. A few years ago
Kipper and Jeffries and their wives
started on a tour of the world, but
Jeff got enough of It after visiting
London, Paris and Berlin and re
turned home. Kipper stayed a few
months longer, but did not complete
the tour of the world.
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Norman E. Brookes. A. W. Dunlop
and Anthony F. Wilding will form
the Australian tennis team to recover
the Davis cup from this country.
Brookes and Dunlop left Australia last
week for England, where they will
join Wilding, and the trio will par
ticipate in ail the coming English
tournaments to fit them for the task
of "lifhtlng" the cup from Maurice
McLoughlin and his cohorts.
# # *
The loss of Jimmy Todd to the uni
versity of California track team will
be the Olympic club's gain. Jimmy
will run in the red snd white of the
Olympic club this spring, and will
probably make his appearance during
the indoor season as a club man.
Jimmy is undoubtedly the best quar
ter miler on the coast today. He
has etlll to run his best race, and he
looks to be the logical lad to break
McAuley's coast mark of 49 4-5.
Lloyd Patrick, a graduate of Ne
vada university this year, and well
known as a member of the football
team for the past three years, has
been appointed state statistical agent
of Nevada by the secretary of agri
culture. "Pat" was one of the best
men on the sagebrush rugby team.
* * *
The rumors of Dad Moulton's resig
nation as trainer at Stanford seem
to be merely rumors. There is noth
ing substantial back of the rumors at
all, and it is to be hoped that the
popular '•Dad'" Is not thinking of re
signing. Dad has turned out some
cracker jack teams for the cardinal,
and it may that some other institu
tion Is anxious to secure his services.
If you want to be an amateur, be
a good amateur. No halfway meas
ures. The American power boat as
sociation believes in amateurism, and
none of its' affiliated members are al
lowed to accept any prizes other than
trophies. Money prizes for motor
boat racing under the A. P. B. rules
Yaie has announced its baseball
schedule as follows: April 9, Nor
folk baseball club at Norfolk: 10,
Mount St. Joseph college at Norfolk;
11, University of Virginia at Norfolk;
13. University of Virginia at Char
lottesville; 14, Catholic university at
Norfolk; 18. Penna at Philadelphia;
29, Georgetown at New Haven; May
I, University of Virginia at New
Haven; 7, Lafayette at (New Haven;
9. Penna at New Haven; 23. Cornell
at Ithaca; 30, Princeton at New Ha
ven; June 13, Princeton at Princeton;
16, Harvard at New Haven; 17, Har
vard at Cambridge: 20, Harvard (in
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ton (in case of tie), at New York.
Should any of the clubs holding in
door meets within the next few
months desire to stage indoor Pacific
association championships, it is possi
ble that the championship committee
will allot such title events to the
clubs so desiring to apply for them.
A couple of indoor title events at each
meet would add considerably to the
interest in the event.
Nell Schmidt has accepted the chal
lenge recently issued by Mrs. Myrtle
Wright to race any woman. Now
that the challenge has been accepted
it is up to the principals to get to
gether and arrange the date and place
for the race.
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The Y. M. C. A. athletic officials
have requested the registration com
mittee of the Pacific association to
investigate the status of four"* ath
letes. The men are Harvey Morton
and C. Maudlin, members of the Pas
time club; C. Theophelus and E.
Heino, members of the Olympic club.
The investigation is asked to deter
mine If these men have violated any
* * *
Our old friend, Clint Evans, the Uni
versity of California Rugby back field
man of last year and seasons gone by,
has been responsible for the good
showing made by the Pomona high
football team in the south this season.
Clint has been coaching the team in
line with his duties as athletic di
rector of the school and has turned
out a cracking good one. Just how
good Clint's boys are will be proved
on Monday, when they stack up
against Palo Alto high for the high
school Rugby championship of the
The six day cycle pedlars at New
York have picked up on the world's
record, and lt now looks that when
the race ends tonight that a new mark
will be announced. The filthy lucre
has done lt. The management an
nounced handsome extra money prizes
if the record was broken, and the
teams have responded. Thursday
they were riding only three miles
ahead of the record, and it looked as
though they would lose out, but yes
terday they got busy and at latest
advices were nine miles to tlie good.
They say money talks, but in this case
it Is "money quickens the pace."
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The Olympic club football men will
work out at the stadium tomorrow in
preparation for the game with the
southern city. The winged O men
will leave for the south next Friday
night and the game will be played
Sunday. December 21, at Washington