Indy News 2-26-1913

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Indy News 2-26-1913 - KING OF RIDERS. . ft-'., i. s.- Jake DeRosier,...
KING OF RIDERS. . ft-'., i. s.- Jake DeRosier, "the noblest Roman of them air in the motorcvcla world died mem ail in tne motorcycle wona, aiea yesterday at Springfield. Mass., rrom in- j juries to his hip received at Los Angeles last summer, when be collided other rider on Jhe motordrome. 1 1th an-He was thirty-three years old. Jake brought fame to the Indian motorcycle years ago. and had been connected with the Indian people practically all his career, with the exception of a few months, when he was with the Excelsior people lie Rosier waa the lindiSDtited klnrt'in I ot tne amateurs wnen ne roae in ineir i LOSES LAST RAGE i ranks, and he gained added laurels when n 01 ,n, proiessionai company, r or h n , f .... rtnrA from one to on hundred miles, bu he was beaten out of a few of these. At his death he held a Mg string ol proressionai recoraa fie Rosier cagic near being killed on the local speedway in" liJ9 during the meet held here in onnectton with the F. A. il. convention. He was riding between slxty and seventy miles an hour when his front tire caine off and he wss catapulted forty feet over tbe handle bars. He was con- fined in the Methodist hospital for weeks. Ie Rosier had thousands or mends wno Will mourn his death. He WSS a fearless riaer ana a gooo iwer. ... - Y : I I j i I I

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 26 Feb 1913, Wed,
  3. Page 14

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