Milo Belding Jr.
GOSSIP OF THE CYCLERS The Nomination of Milo M. Belding, Jr for Chief Consul in 1899 Is Greeted with Favor. MANY LINES OF ACTIVITY Be I "Well Unotrn Socially and in Business Circle H. B. Fullerton, the Homlnee for Vice Consul, Is an Active Worker for Cyclists' Interests. Mtlo If. lieldlna;, Jr., the present Vice Consul of the New York State Division of the League of American Wheelmen, baa been nominate as the regular candidate for Chief Consul for 1899 by the Nomlnat-1C Oommlttee-OFrederlck M. Froblsher, Chairman; Charles P. Cole, and William W. Armstrong appointed at the semi-annual meeting of the State Board of Officers held June IS at Berkeley Oval. H. B. Fullerton of Brooklyn has been nominated as Vice Consul. The nominations were determined at a meeting; of the committee July 2! at the Vanderbllt Building:, the State Division headquarter, but were not announced until late last week. Under present conditions opposition upon an Independent ticket is very Improbable and the nomination Is generally regarded as tantamount to election. The balloting aill be by mall and will not commence until Oct. 15. continuing to Nov. 1. Despite an unasnuming personality, Mr. Beijing- Is one of the most Interesting as well aa popular members of the League of American Wheelmen. , He Is serving his second term as Vice Consul, and has beon a representative upon the State Board of Officers for three years and a delegate to the National Amembly for three years. He Is also a member of the Century Wheelmen of New York and the Riverside Wheelmen of this city, and Is a frequent figure at cycle racing meets, at which he often serves ss an official of the track. Mr. Belfllnjr In . generally reported to be very wealthy. His father la President and a Director of the American Union Life In surance Company and President and a Di rector of Beldlng Brothers ft Co. at 4Ki Broadway. Milo Merrick Beldlng. Jr.. Is r-Kturer 01 ueiciing Kromers & to., as well h i Director of the same, and a Director or the American Union Life Insurance Company, the Commonwealth Insur ance Lompnny, trie Livonia and Lake Rail road, and the Retsif Mining rnmiuni In social circles Mr. Beldlng is even "more meiy Known tnan among business men. Tt t 1. m,mhnf f V a T?.ln. T the Colonial Club, the Merohanfa' Pont..! Club, the Sons of the Revolution. Order of j-ounders n1 Patriots of America th- Marine and Field Club, the Montauk Club of jirooKiyn. ine npw Yot k Athletic Club, and the Chamber of Commerce. Stories of Mr. Beldlns'ff strnne- lnt eyeliner and his work In obtaining privileges eu'i rono-wsions ror local riders are common. He hns been prominent In almost all the-looal cycle Issues and has energetically carried out whatever fell to his share. It is probable that no more rjonular nnmlnnilnn coui,j hjvi- been made for the office of Chltf (.omul.