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on the to to of " who it He two at in has been had a of that of is: secret fellow, that before he in the can deal he and big of for la 2:1S the will last dam snipped- .-v- '.- All STARS ARE ENTERED i ii i iiduoii inn n m i i u n Entry List Closes With More Than Fifty Nominations Hatch, Thi-beau . and Several Topnotchers to. Compete in Rivcrview Event. ' ' ; .. -"Vi. ... - . ' 0 . Entries closed lait' night for the All-Nations Marathon racev scheduled for River-view rink next Friday aiight, witb more than fifty nominations.' representing several races. Among those named to try for first honors in the twenty-lx mile 383 yard struggle are Alexander Thlbeau, winner of the first indoor Rivcrview amateur Marathon; Sidney Hatch, I. A. C. Marathon winner; Calvert and Frank Heath, Fred Heller, James Thompson. Steve Miller, T. Scott, Frank Ruff, William Mueller. Joe Foreetiaw, Alban Zahnen, F. Merriman ami M. Foster, - Mke (iosd Tine In Trial. ' In their last public try-out for ten miles Thlbeau, Calvert Heath. Zahnen, Helr, Thompson- and five others ran like Longboats. Thlbeau held tbe lead at the ten mile tape, covering the distance la M:00flat. But Heath, Zahnen and Thompson were right on his heels. At least a half dosen of tbe best known amateurs In the entry list are quite certain that Thlbeau will not have it his own way, despite the fact that he has set his heart upon winning In 2:44 or better and going to New Tork to challenge the stars of the Marathon game. '-' . -. So confident la the RIverview management that the struggle will be the beat that amateurs ever have put np in Chicago that they are . out with a statement offering to back the first ten finishers Friday night against a similar number of Marathon runners in any city, in the United States.. Milwaukee and St. " Louis - sporting authorities bave praised groups of distance runners and Manager P. T. Harmon is willing to enter into negotiations looking toward a big Intercity Marathon carnival for teams of tea. Pitta-burg and New Tork teams would be eligible. - Josmwy Coaloa EatrrsV. ' Bantam-Weight Champion Johnny Coulon will have a runner lathe all-nations event-Walter Voss of whom the little pugilist says: "Look out for Voss. I will be bis trainer and adviser during tbe long, grueling contest and will baadle him as a second does a fighter. .He baa shown class In bis try-outs and'I believe that If the careful handling that a fighter get when he Is in the ring be given a distance - runner of ability be can - be equipped for the final heart-breaking apurt that often wlna a Marathon.' - Another late entrant U A. Paul Holleb, who finished twenty-fifth In the recent I. A. C. Marathon and earned a silver medal in a distance event at Yonkera, N. T. . - Dr. G. K. Herman of the Central A. A., XT. and a corps of competent A. A, U. timers and judges will look after the race. If Thlbeau or any other contestant la able to break amateur and professional indoor records this time he wtU be given credit for his performance-by tha A. "A. U. ; ' ' 'V. NARRO W ESCAPE FOR ATHLETES Members at Caltfarwlav Rawlasr :.'XVRwt Wfceai Shell Breaks. 1; ;-'.'r' Special Dispatch to Tbe Inter Ocean.- SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Marcb 20. Nine Mil-frrf ?- . Orn The Ben this bettt-r. for nnrm LADY LHllum Cui tlina LIGHT event. CRrfIC other show..-. CAPT. Day haa Mom - BIR A Ardia Gene Aimes - Sir will Bood ROT OTILO Billy Rey yesterday, flnian I hopes racing in atated blm will ''-..::.-' "80 on House

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 21 Mar 1909, Sun,
  3. Page 28

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