Clipped From The Oshkosh Northwestern
. LONE CYCLE TRIP. "sailor Clar" Passes Throush City " ( Mesmahst on Tour of the World CHr Ken. (Special to The Northwestern.) Menasha. Wis.. Aug. 28 C. E. Drake, commonly known as "Sailor Clar," and C. C. Van Hall passed through here today on their bicycles on a trip around the world. Four started from New York two going east across 'the Atlantic and the other two coming west. - A New York reporter accompanies them as a guard to see that they ride the entire ristance. The New York World pays all expenses. A purse of $800 to the winner and $500 to the loser has been put up. They expect to reach San Francisco about March 1. News, was received some time ago that the other party reached France but that was the last heard from them. "Sailor Clar" Is accompanied by his wife who- follows him on the train. He has been a sailor, being Admiral Reeney's buglet on the" U. S. 8. New York, When he left the New York ha became bugler on the' 1'nlted States ship Pralre. The reporter who accompanies the cyclists also writes articles on interesting incidents that happen along the way..