SF call 1890 aug 18
Woodland. Fair and Races. The Agricultural Association District No. 40,"comprislng the county of Yolo, will hold at Woodland a fair and race meeting from August 27 to September l. Even' preparation is on foot for a big meet and success is now assureO The entries In all events, especially the harness races, are of fine quality and most interesting sport will, be furnished the several thousand spectators who are sure to, attend. High-class racing .will be on the card at Woodland. Items of Cycling News. ThffcOlympic Club W T heelmen will hold a ten-mile handicap road race to-morrow over the Fruitvale-Haywards course. The race will start from FruItva B .e at 10 a. m. The following will be the contestants: V. Grey, F. Soule, C. Remschell, F. Pampller! E. J. Simmons. M. Davis, F. Nagle, J. Bolger, W. Pedlar, J. Ephraim, C. Long, F. Howe, E. J. McKlnney, Ed Adams George E. Kroetz. R. Henderson, E. f' Russ. H. Meyerhoff, W. Cohn, H. Ward* The Olympic team will race the Renoites at Reno September 17. the day after the Baker & Hamilton road race. The California Cycling Club held an enjoyable enjoyable entertainment and dance last Thursday night at Union-square Hall The Bay City Wheelmen will have a run over the new cycle path from Vallejo to Napa to-morrow ' with the Eagle Cyclers of Napa. They will leave here on the 7:30 a. m. broad-gauge boat and take the train to Vallejo. The club's racing men are preparing for a ten-mile event Sunday. Sunday. August 26. - -,-v •".--' T • SWIMMERS AND SCULLERS FOR THE CARNIVAL Score of Local Oarsmen Picked to Row at Astoria. The oarsmen, scullers and swimmers who will represent the" bay rowing clubs at the annual carnival at Astoria have been selected and will leave this city next Tuesday morning by the steamer for Portland. The Ariel Rowing Club will send A. Keegan, E. Smith, H. Foley, J. Nookes. J. A. Geddes and E. C. Sternberg. The Olympic Boat Club will be represented by A. Bruman. F. J. Sherry, Lester Hammersmith Hammersmith and Dr. F. R. Axton. Sydney Cavill and A. W. Pape, also of the Olympic Olympic Club, will go north; to perform their swimming and life-saving act. The Dolphin Dolphin Boating eiub'wllli'Send George Baker, Baker, A. W. Pape,. E.Krasness and August Pape. George Baker will pull in the senior senior skiff race and A; W. Pape in the shell race. The Alameda .senior barge crew, consisting of F. W. Ayers, D. Greenleaf, George Lewis and Chester Avers, Avers, will go to the northern carnival three of the crew pulling. In singles ns well as In the four-oar. . The* Olympic barge crew will row against the Ariel Juniors, Juniors, and the Alameda seniors will pull against the Dolphins. There will probably probably be a contest between the winners of the two first races. Two cockswains will be taken up with tho oarsmen. William C. Pomin. champion champion high diver, and a member of the old Lurline. Swimming Club, "will accompany accompany the swimmers and oarsmen. A match in the shell has been arranged between between A. W. Pape and one of the northern_scullers. northern_scullers. M. J. Breen. in the junior skill.- will bo the' only representative of the South End Rowing Club. The .local oarsmen, stimulated by • the chance of .winning the. handsome prizes offered by the Native • Sons' celebration committee for the l September 9 regatta, are training hard. The Dolphin junior bargemen are i sleeping rat the boathouse and taking regular; practice. T. R. Keenan Keenan of the same club Is working hard In the shell. .The Pioneer, Rowing Club has senior and Junior barge crews in preparation, preparation, both of which are rowing. in 'good style., C. L.Ochs Is desirous to enter the shell race, but his boat, having been laid un in the boathouse for a long time is lAiky If he can get it into good order ™ JFJ 1 r shell championship. The r n i y i*S u U i Ploneer bar se has been fitted fitted with; a larger rudder and gives great satisfaction. T. Lawson has taken the Four? Mur P h >" at bow in the junio? lhe Alameda Boat Club has two Junior crews in training and will have a trial race to-morrow on Oakland Creek The faster crew will represent the" club In the regatta on September 9. The "Pollard" crew consists of Sydney and Roy Pollard Julius Stamer and Bert Lyons, while the "Nelson" four consists of Harry Nelson. E. Edwards. IC. Webb and one other The keel for the Alameda's new skiff has been laid by Al Rogers, who proposes to build a faster boat than any yet constructed The proposed amalgamation of the Triton Triton and Olympic Boat clubs was considered considered at the last meeting of the Tritons and was favorably received. One diftlculty, diftlculty, however, existed. To become a member of the Olympic Boat Club it Is necessary first to join the Olympic Club paying an entrance fee and $5 a month thereafter. If the dues of the amalgamated amalgamated boat club are set at $15 per annum, annum, that brings the yearly expense of belonging to the Olympic Boat Club to $75— rather a high price for a rowing man.