Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 28, 1896 · Page 11
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 11

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, June 28, 1896
Page 11
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The Daily Journal THE EEST PAPER GMEBAL SPORTING. RECENT DOINGS IN VARIOUS FIELDS OF SPOUT. Tom Eck and R»j MacdonaM In J'arls— lllcyclei Coming from Jmjmii—Kmh, low*'! Gre»t Sprinter—A Spring Se:it at Lilt. IN THE CITY. .S FORTY CENTS A MONTH, NOW. Send in your Name and Street Number |on a Postal Card. CAPT. TWITCHELL. The Milwaukee Man Gets and Keeps Good Player*. Fred W. Clausen, the left-handed pitcher of the Louisville Club, has been •Igned by Manager Larry Twitchell, ot the Milwaukee Club. He was a member of the Southern League last year, and has a good record. He Is an old Milwaukee boy, and played with Columbus four years ago when that city was a member of the Western League. In 1889 he was the Milwaukee's star pitcher, but In 1S90 he was unable to render satisfactory service to the club and -was released. The record made by Captain Twitchell's players has of late been or such a character that any en« CAPT. TWITOHELL. thusiast may be proud o£. Not often do you find a teaiu dealing out Buch snappy, -full-of-life game of ball as Larry TwitcbeU's aggregation is at present doing. If this is doubted inquire of Managers Watklns, Loftus, Ellis and Vanderbeck, Those genial follows will Inform you that they struck something like a cyclone in the neighborhood of Milwaukee. It is a pleasure to 'watch the steady Improvement of the Brewers. Each player seems to have only one object In view, and that Is to win out igames. Rettger, Baker and Nonnomaker are doing gilt- edged -work in the box, and Barnes may come around all right. At present he is not to the good behind the bat. Spear's and Outcalt's steady work is -worthy of mention, and there is no surer hitter on the team than Spear. If there ever was an Improved player Stafford is one. In fielding and batting he has developed into one of the best In the League. Hartman, Taylor and Wetterer are easily the best in their positions seen here this season. These men are doing good work on the coaching line. -Twltchell, Mezena, Weaver and NIcot guard the outfield as .it should be, their ivork the past two weeks being the best seen on the local grounds for some time. If the Brewers' present fast gait can be kept up they will surely be leading the procession ere long. Captain Twitchell has his eye on the ball, and o* late has picked •up wonderfully in batting. The phenomenal work ot Wetterer is the talk oJ managers throughout the League. Tom Loftus and "Peck" Sharpe were welcome visitors last -week, * *, * Dan Brouthers.eays that in 1894 he considered Rusle the hardest man In the League to hit. He attributed this to his terrific speed and change of oace. He believes, however, that Rusle. has seen his best days. « « • According to a Washington claim Billy Lush can make faster time to the first bng than any right-handed batsman among the Senators, and ft is doubtful If any player In the major League who -wields tho stick from the starboard sltle can beat itm. * * # In Minneapolis one day last iweek Umpire Charley Snyder had to be escorted to his hotel by policemen, to escape a mob. and in St. Pawl the next day Umpire McDonald was chased into the player's dressing room by the crowd and kept a prisoner for several hours. T. E. SULLIVAN. Diamond Duit. Denny Lyons Is on the top wave of popularity in Pittsburg. The boy Is batting hard and fielding fairly -well. Eddie Miles h'as been released by Toledo for insubordination, and fined all that was coming to him, between ?3 and ?4, At last Arlie Latham has dropped Into a minor league. No National League club offering, ie had to sign with the Scranton Club. He has some consolation, however—a good fat salary, j A Machine For Five Riders. Peto Bcrlo's new machine for five-rldora, which is to bo used to pnco Wlndlo in his coming clftsa A record attempts, is tibout •mil! douo. Tlio nmchlno Is n perfect bonuty. Tho lines OTO mliiiirablo. M.'ido on tho sumo plan ns his successful quad of 14 and 16 gaugo tubing. It will, when rundy for ;ho truck, \ru\ah just 100 pounds, or, us Peto expresses it in hiscumlnt way, "It's a luudrori gear—u pound to Wie Inch." Tho nachlno, with its five rhlors, is no longor linn tho Syracuse quad shown at Asbnry Park. It will bo a singlo steorcr. Tho ,eiul Is n wonderful piece of mechanism, undo of tlirco piece's of tiibliigand a troblo rown. Two Inch linen wrapped rims nro on tho whools. Both whuol hubs contain six rows Ot balls, throe on n sldu. Tho Inrgo sprocket, which is Ir Inches In di- nnietor, 1ms 33 tooth and represents alono 819 worth of material and lubor, Borlo is working day and night upon tlio nm- chlno and Is using only the best of stool tubing and tool stool in its construction. —Exchange. How to Clean a Wheel, A good way to clenn bearings which ore not removable Is to turn the machine on its side, ponr bonxolino Into, tho bearings and rapidly spin tho wheels, when you will Cud that every particle of grit uiid oil that has olopged will bo removed. Bon- zollno ovnpomtra very quickly and will leuvo tho beivriuRs dry and bright, in rend- inoss for fresh lubricating. A pint of this bonzollno is plenty for onn donning.—Exchange. The Wheel In War. In this country, in case of war, 100,000 wheelmen are ready to enlist at a moment's notice, and, though it is to bo hoped the time is yet far distant for such a call, it will bo found that they can play an important part in the defense of their country. — New York Press. A Splendid Sport. With jncliciona exercise on a good wheel, the fat man wanes to thinness mid the Jean man to fatness. Good air and tho wheel will cure dyspepsia. drown the blues in a brighter color and dimplo sad faces with emiles.—Boston Globe. OM ECK, the bicycle impressario, is a clever advertiser in a way, but hi* way advertises himself more than it docs the wheel made by the firm that pays the freight of his present expedition through Europe. Victory has not perched often on his banner, and the men In his party seem to be meeting defeat In almost every race they enter. Johnnie Johnson and Ray Macdonald are the stars and Antolne Johnson the "plugger" of. the expedition. Johnson was beaten repeatedly, but Macdonald has beer, more fortunate. He has won a race or two. It is probably for that reason the Paris bicycle papers print his pictures under the line, "Champion class D. rider of America." Macdonald )s not— never has been the class B champion of America. That's where the "clever advertising" comes In, and Tom Eck, having taken Macdonald under his wing, has to boom him properly. He has missed no opportunity so far. In fact the little fellow is now sometimes facetiously called "Tom X Ray Macdonald," and his connection with the Eck expedition explains how he happens to be called In Europe the "Class B Champion of America." Johnnie Johnson has had to lower his colors on various occasions In Paris to Marion and Jaap Eden, the "flying Dutchman" of European cycling. Eck maintains that his men are not yet in as good condition for racing as they will be later on when they will take races from Europeans right and left. Trainers In America declare, though, that the best riders on the other side are too tricky for Johnson, if not too speedy. Johnson is a phenomenon against the clock, but he has not the best head in the world for racing tactics. It ma'y be, though, that he will "take a brace" soon and do what American cyclists wish he would. It is too soon yet to say that he will not win. It is noticeable, however, how little mention is made of the wheel Johnson rides, the "wheel whose makers pay Johnson's car fare and hotel bills. It is "Eck's team" that is heard of, with Johnson, and Macdonald as members of it. "7hich furnishes another illus- tratlor -of the small value of racing teams-'for advertising purposes. The same amount of money •ir'p.nt in legitimate advertising channels-- -zyould bring far greater returns or if saved altogether might have a tendency to reduce, the cost of wheels to the individual purchasers, who really "pay the freight" and do not care what wheel Johnson or anybody else is paid to ride. Earl of Dunraven, H. iticer Haggard and Henry Norman. The Columbia is a machine which yields to your every call, and your command over it is complete. Weighing but 23 pounds, it is nevertheless, as strong a machine as any one could wish for, and that is because it Is made of the finest nickel steel, the sort of which our cannon are made. The Columbia bicycle has taken Its makers nearly a quarter of a century to bring it to Its present perfection. Its peculiar features are Its new crank shaft, the litting of which on the '95 machine caused such wonderment among the mechanical experts of the' whole American continent and the 'cycling world in general. • • * The great mare Yo Tambien is dead. She was taken to the M-cGrat.h!aD3 Stud, near Lexington, Kk., a couple ot months ago and bred to Hanover, and on the afternoon of May 20, while romping in the paddock with Hessle, she ran into a fence, the end of a splintered rail penetrating her abdomen on the right side near the fourth rib and piercing the diaphragm. She lived but fifteen minutes. -Yo Tam.tien was by Joe Hooker out of Marian, and was the property of Chris. Smith. * * • If J. Hurlnnd Rush, the yo'.ing sprinter from the Grinnell College, does not prove to be another John V. Crum in the athletic world 'he will sadly disappoint an entire state. lowans are- sure the handsome fellow who created such a sensation before one of the biggest crowds ever assembled in Marshalltown recently will .prove to be one of the fastest sprinters America has ever produced. There soems to be good ground for the confident expectations reposed in the boy from Waterloo. At the state championship meeting at Marehalltown he performed with great credit to himself, winning the four sprinting events handily in time that stamps tho new man as having a brilliant future on the winder path. He ran fifty yards in 0:05 2-5, 100 in 0:10, Weak Eyes or Poor Sight We fit glasses; to relieve headache. Do your eyes water? Do letters blur while read-, ing ? If you have any trouble with your eyes consult us. J. D. TAYLOR, Graduate Optician, rRAT>!TATF- f Dr - KlDR'S School Of OptiCH. ORADUATk. - ( Tj)e chicaffo OpthaJmic ~ Stevens & Bedwards, llumbing, Gas Fitting, Hot Water and Steam Heating F There has been a good deal of talk In regard to the possible importation of Japanese bicycles, which are to be sold at $10 or $12 each. Representative Xewlands of Nevada recently presented a resolution In the house of representatives, adopted by the Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco, calling the attention of congress and of the country to the invasion of manufactured products from oriental countries, particularly Japan. He made a short address at the time, and spoke bf the sales of bicycles at $12 each, which •were imported from Japan and sold in San Francisco, R. R. Burr of Washington sent a copy of Mr. Newlands' remarks to A. J. Posten, the Pacific coast passenger agent of the Union Pacific railway, a personal friend, requesting that the Japanese consul at San Francisco be shown the clipping. This •was done, and a reply received as follows: "In 'accordance with your instructions, I called upon the Japanese consul. He said that he could only reiterate that be, had remarked upon the subject at a former visit; that is, there HYDRANTS, HOSE, HOSE GOODS, And All Kinds of LAWN SPRINKLERS. GAS AND ELECTRIC FIXTURES. STEAM AND BRASS GOODS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. AGENTS AT LOQANSPORT FOR !l|ctric Buzzers and] RAY MACDONALD. arc no bicycles manufactured as yet in Japan. He went on to say that while labor in Japan . is very, very cheap, yet his country does not produce the material necessary, but as his people were quick to observe, at some time they perhaps might imitate our wheels, only by getting material from either Europe or America. This, he claimed, was really compulsory, in which event they could not afford to place them on our market for ?25. He Informed me that be received many letters dally on the same question." *«•.-. There Is a strong contingent of American wheels In London, Eng., at the present time, notable among them being the Columbia bicycle. Its riders include the Countess Cairns, Lady Spencer Churchill, Lady Hay,.Lady St. Leonards, Lady 'Dunleath,, Mrs! .Ber* '«>»•.• Lord Winpughly de Eresby,' tt«* ;j&£i J. H. RUSH. 200 in 0:20 3-5, 220 In 0:22 3-5, and closed the day by romping away from his field in the quarter mile event in 0:53. This is a day's -work that even the wonderful Wefers Might well be proud of. Rush has been in training .for running less Ihnn one yc.ir. He is 5 leet 10 inches tall and 'Weighs about 150 pounds in good condition. He has a perfect style, 'Which comes natural to him, and in ru'lion on the. track looks like a runnor who has been in Hie sport for years. This is all the more remarkable from the fact that he has never bad the advantages of being handled by a trainer of experience, who could advise the young man of his faults. He is exactly 21 years old, and what he knows about sprinting ho pickeU up by seeing others perform. The interest in the coming of Rush is' widespread among the colleges of tha west. * * * Any sensible person knows it }9 easier, less tiresome and more comfortable to ride in a light spring carriage than in a heavy lumber wagon. The difference is equally great between riding with a spring seat post and without it. No jolting, no jar, 50 per cent saving to the wear of the wheel. The avoidance of puncturing the tires In nine cases out of ten are a few of tha benefits claimed by a Chicago Inventor for a spring seat post which he has recently patented. In shape, size, weight and general appearance the seat post Is Identical with the ordinary solid seat post now In use. It can be used on any bicycle having large tubing and any saddle can be-attached to it. It is adjustable to the weight of the different riders. The sent post in question is soon 1 to be placed upon the market by a Chicago company. It is claimed that one. can ride as smoothly over cobblestone pavements, car tracks, holes or other uneven surfaces, as on perfectly level ground, as all vibration clue to striking these obstructions is taken up in the post proper Instead of In the body as now. * * * The Americans who make foreign tours awheel almost invariably tako their own bicycles with them. The reason is that they -cannot find the equals of them on the other side. If they could they would not be bothered looking after their mounts on railroads and ocean steamers on the trip across. "They don't make wheels in Europe that approach the American,"'says an American tourist, who has traveled on his wheel through England, Scotland France, and other European countries, and visited the factories in them all. "I have tried to fliid good -wheels over there, but hav-'e never seen the equal of the 'high grades that are made in America. Our 'wheels are far ahead of the foreign. -I'm just going over again, to spend.the summer on a wheel and I'.m going to take a wheel.from thla town.' I'can'.t find as good over there." Cockburn Brothers' Office. Rooms 2 and 3 Spry Building, Write Fire Insurance in companies that pay losses promptly. Sell you a Life Insurance Policy coatract In a flrst-el.iss company thai cannot be improved. jyj We can dispose of your properly if listed with us at a fair value In a short time. We have all kinds of property to sell or trade. Money to loan on farm or city property in any amount from $200 up. : Make your -wants known by consulting ' Cockburn Brothers, Real Estate, Insurance and Loans. Rooms 2 ana 3 Spry Building, LOGANSP0RT, IND, ffood and Iron Pumps at Wholesale Prices. Six ft Wooden Pumps with Polished Iron or Porcelain-lined Cylinders.$2.5G Six ft. Wooden Tumps with 3-Inch Cylinders for 1% Iron Pipe ?2.GO Large Cistern Pumps 6. ft. long $1.91 The above pumps are 6 inches square. Small Cistern Pumps 5 inches square and C ft loug $1.C8 Iron Well Pump with 3-lnch Cylinder for 1% Pipe $2.75 Also all kinds of pump repairing Co nc by John J. Hildebrandt, TEL, I I'l. (Mutual.) 408 Fourth Street, UOGANSPORT, Maple Grove. Maple Grove. Lots on Broadway, Market, North, High, George and Spear streets for sale on very easy terms. Parties desiring to build ran Imy lots on time and nse money for building. I can sell you improved city property or farms. Two houses to trade for vacant lots. Money to loan. Joe T. McNary. The "Vendome," FRANK BEAMER, Prop. The Vendomc will be refurnished .inJ made tlie finest Cafe in the city. This restaurant is equipped with all tbe modern improvements. Plenty of electric fans to keep nil cool while eating. Meals on short notice. Every thing the mnrket nffords JD season. .; Suteea-i^fpr The Journal, 40 cents a • :montib^||;,^:<- v }:^,v- [ •:/• .-, '.CJ^?J ':."• \ W&j£jij^^ RIVERSIDE CYCLING CLUB. CLUBHOUSE: No. 527 BROADWAY. A Rest for Weary Riders. OFFICERS: PRESIDENT, Jps. KHXIS. VICE-PRISTPBNT, IT. W. SKINNKH. SXCBKTABT, CHAS. SHA.NT. TBIASCBKB, M. W. OBKNCHAIN. STBWAKD, C. A. SHAFT. All riders over 16 years of age . elegible to memberthip. • (nitration fee SI. Dues after first month 50c per month.

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