Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on September 27, 1896 · Page 11
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 11

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, September 27, 1896
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GENEKAL SPORTING. NOTES AND COMMENTS FROM VARIOUS FIELDS OF SPORT. Solly Smith'* visit to Knelnnd—rl • nil tii'ui*—ISrlttHli Turf Kveiitu—Cjr- ollns In t.lio Army ~ An AH Around Atlilute—Tiir. 1 ?tote*. • T Is ' clr.imed by some of Uic Now York sports Hint Solly Smith, who is soon duo to sot sail (or Britain to represent this country Against England for e feather-weight championship, is not what Ho ought to be by way of fighting physique. Solly, it is saiil, Is on the toboggan slide for a lower level and he is street brawling as he slides. The contest in which Smith I? featured to attend to the honors of this country is the match with Willie Smith, which has been on the tapis of the National Sporting Club, London, England, now for some time. Originally George Dixon was to have mot the British Smith, which chance was forfeited by Olson's manager, Solly Smith being substituted. But If Solly is acting the way they say he 's, it is possible the National Club may yet cut him off and get still another substitute. Not long ago I was talking to Tommy White concerning Solly Smith's case, •when the champion featherweight ot the west remarked: "I saw Smith in one ot his contests recently in the east and was greatly surprised at the way the once strapping little hitter had gone back. He was always wild, if terrific, in delivery, but now he is fast losing all his old-time vim and strength. I predict no very victorious career fqr him from this out unless he mends his ways." Concerning the ability of this Willie Smith of England there are two sets of tales. . Some judges from this country who have seen him think he is passable only, while others regard him almost as much o. "phenom" as Pedlar Palmer. He is a feather-weight proper, weighing about 120 pounds. Fl(ll"tor.4 nncl Guns. A short time since an obscure boxer of the name of Buff McMamis of St. Paul. Minn., while engaged in a shooting fray got a ball from his opponent's pistol in the thigh, which reminds me to remark that knights of the glove are remarkably free from that sort, of broiling. Out of t.be many gun scrapes chronicled throughout the country one seldom or never hears of a pugilist offering to do anybody; not, at least, unless he la very low down in the flst- flghtlng game. There is John L., for instance, who could never learn to trust himself as to which end of a shooter to point forward. Fltzslm- mons is said to dodge by a show window If any of the weapons are pointed toward the street, and Jim Corbett always shuts both eyes when he pulls the" trigger. Joe Choynski once found a gun In "Parson" navies 1 hotel bureau. and waiting until the Parson had stepped out .Toe fished it up 'for inspection. He thought he would monkey some with It, but unfortunately neglected to remove his hand from in front of the barrel when touching the trigger For many months Joe's friends d'es'palrea of .his ever being able to strike a telling blow with that fist again. It finally healed up all right. I.-, k. An All Aroniiil Atlilfte. Stephen Chase, who is to have charge of athletics at Knox College during the coming year, is a graduate of Dartmouth, class of '90. He has won distinction among college athletes by -n.e remarkable record in hurdles. He represented his country in tie international contests a year ago and not only defeated the English contestant, but made a. better record than the best professional hurdler. He is an all- round athlete, being thoroughly lamil- iar with all amateur sports, and has STEPHEN CHASE. had Cor two years general supervision o£ athletics at Dartmouth. Under his direction the Dartmouth teams have been especially successful. Mr. Chase is a young man of the highest character, of magnificent physique and of splendid mental abilities. Knox is to bo congratulated upon securing him. He begins his work at the opening of the college year. He now lives in Hanover, N. H. weight Selling Handicap was won toy Foxall Keene's Bohemond^ with Lycus. second and Domotryus third. An American horseman, W. Low, secured rhlrd money In the August Welter Handicap with Zebao, Red Hat being first and Eurgonet second. The second money in the Maiden Two-Ycar-Old Plate went to Richard Croker's Roman Chief, the race being won by Veracity, -with Carolside third. Prince- George II., formerly owned by Richard Croknr, took first money in the Vanxhall Selling Plate. The City of London Breeders' Foal Plate. l.fiOO sovereigns, was won at Kompton Park by the Duke ot Westminster's Labrador, Welbeelt second, PoBtiano third, Richard Croker'a Albany ran unplaced in the Clewur Plate at Windsor, 13, the race going to Crestfallen. The Grcflt Northern Leger, of 1,000 sovereigns, was the feature of the meeting at Stockton, Lord Durham's Drip won, Symington second, Serfdom third, Vermont'* Ctminplon Rclinwoman. Mrs. Harriette Winch of Middlobury, Vt., is the champion reinswoman of tho country. Few men. indeed, can handlo MRS. HARRIETTE WINCH. a fast trotter with more skill than phe. She understands every trick of the reins, and can hold a. racer with as firm a grip and sure direction as many of the big drivers of the circuit. Mrs. Winch is a native of Georgetown, Mass;, and just thirty-three years ago, when she was only 17, she was married to her present husband, who was a trainer and driver of trotting horses by profession. Since her childhood she has been tho companion and friend of good horses, but it was not until after her marrliigc that she became expert as a driver of horses to sulky. Two years ago she determined to become a professional reinswornnn, but she did not make her firs: public appearance until this spring. On July 10 Mr. Winch bought Major Wonder and Gill Curry and presented them to his wife. Two weeks later at Sandy Hill Mrs. Winch drove Major Wonder against the track record— 2 :2G'4— made by Mrs, L. F. Crosby with Emma B., and beat it by 0:01 w'. At Glena Falls Mrs, Winch drove the Major to a bicycle road cart a mile in 2:17%. She then repeated, and by excellent judgment she drove the Major a record mile in 2:12%. 'Cycllnar Army. . The Doodiugton Stakes was won at the Birmingham meeting by Pierre Lorlllard's American horse Draco, with Dovey second and Scotland Yard third. Mr Loriliaril's Sandia was second .in the.,race for the Saltley Plate, which was won by The. Tartar, with Golden Star II. third. At Kemptoa Park, Feltliam Mid- Lieutenant J. A. Moss, U. S. A., ba:> recently equipped a company of soldiers on bicycles at Fort Missoula, and n series of experiments aro to be made that will test the utility of the wheel 1'or use in the service where messages are to be carried long distances. Lieutenant Moss, in conversation with a reporter, spoke as follows regarding the matter: "During the last four or five years the bicycle as a practical machine for military purposes has been attracting the attention oC military men both in this country' and abroad. In foreign armies however, the matter has been brought to a more practical stage than in this country. As early -is 1S70 ihe bicycle was used in the Italian army. In France, Austria, Switzerland, and other European countries there arc row in the armies regularly organized b'lcvcle corps. Recently there have been numerous experiments made In this country both by officers of the regular ni-my and by the national guard. The interest in the subject has so increased that there Is no doubt that In the course of the next few years every regiment in the regular army will have Us b'cvcle corps. General Miles Is an enthusiast on the subject, and in his last report recommended the organb'/ulon of a regiment of bicycle infantry I have just completed the organisation of a bicycle corps of ten men at the post which will make extensive experiments during the summer. The work that has been laid out includes the rapid conveying o£ messages . from 1'ort Mlssoula to other posts several hundred miles distant, tho rapid establishment- of signal stations, route skotcn- in" scouting, road patrolling and re- conrioiseance, and practice. rides over long distances with blankets, rifles, rations, and shelter tents." Kolo» of the Turf. Bingen 2:lii J ,-i, would find worthy competitors in the crack 3-year-olds Caid and'Viepania should they meet. "Bayard Wllkes, 2:11%, is dead. He was a pacer, a great-bred one, ind had raced well In the 'cast four seasons. Nancy Hanks and her fllly had many visitors when the circuit chasers were at. Boston. , Franklin, 2:10%, is the fastest Ohio- bred gelding, having dethroned Fred B 2:liy->, recently. There Is a driver over on the New York circuit possessed of 'tho odd name Woodwork. . Snlan bas turned Direction, 2:08-,*, ovir to W. L. Rice, the Canal Dover (0.) trainer. Amos E... 2:11%, the pony pacer, by -\lcryono, goes in aluminium tips. Fred B./2:ll',.i, by Reveille, worked a mile recently in 2:10. GolUunrod. J'ust when hearts bogiu lo miss lli>> lovely ! rosu and vlolor, Broth" snow or winuir fulls uu:l llio sura- I moi-'s sun lius HIIV. .When billionth tin autumn's! wondrous biUO ! tho dnvjj in drL'uniin£ !!o, |Andtlio brooJilut sings u ir.olody of Imppy days son? by. Then lo! from ilnsky meuilow-wnys a winning sttiio /iiid noil! And nil thu world is f milinfr, too, with tha sunny ^okliMuvxl. • - —Al'icu J. Clcutor, in Homo Quocn. Flying Kites. •1 want to Ily my kite," tho ycungstor. watuos, : "Cut thi) flrlii? koots— And thuro's too :iv.iolj, nr ulso too iiltlo, wmj Out in tho lots! •'.',•! "Or it It's up ruul 1 would II v It lils'ior Tiiovo'.s too much tuil— Or elsu it cato!u:s on 11 bcokua wiro." Thus run his wail. "Hern's lifo," I thought, wit'.i grim snttracy. "Eiinh has tils kiti', Bat strings, winds, wires form a conspiracy Against its :%!it." —Kute tjMOii Chirk, in JuJgo. Dewaro tho Rogue. Dsop in tho slKitlow'of hor liazul oyos, Wniiiaa; to I'.apturo mon, Lovo Uirltins h •Her glauees ;iro thu urron-3 of his bow, Wherewith ho Inys unwiiry victims low: Andsi.ie, unnsod'to Cupid's nrtful wil-ss, Unoonsuious aiils Ills purposn by liur Hi Aad kuows nor, :u) uor smilus mid Kl« uoea . dnrt, What anguish those mny bring to many o I heart. Ah! hapless irmidon, Innocently ,sny, No presage o.'tho I'nturo brocils iltanivy; Suo docs not know how soon £ao tcuu.chor- ous guost Will niafcoher lioiirt the haven ot unrest. Uufi-ratutul Cupid! Soon from hor ho 11 fly, And sook. ii refuse in sorao lover's oyo, Tho^i from that point of vnotiwo. aim » dnti I'o plan'e and aOTinzf hor mittdon huurt. —Tliomab Bonn EuRHsh, in Harpuc's. Tile Girl Herself, 'Twas not hor bonnet, It is true, "X'wiLi not hor liounot, niuo nod UO\T, That fixed ray Idly roving oyo That su minor day, us slw passnd by. 1 unuuot loll you now 'twiis mado, I oainiot lull the ribbon's sbnde, Nor just tiio uolor of ttio wraith— 1 oniy H:UV tho fac« bunontu, I noticed not her dross tho whilo, If It -.vere mailo ia latest style, With Grecian (olds und closest lit, Or furbelows inlornln? it. It miiy linvo buou ot llirasy woar, I do not know, I do not wire; For all my thoughts that wauilureJ wldo Wore uon-.orud on tho girllusldu. O, she was swoet from huad to fcntl Th» prMtiest Kir! upon the straut! DupuudlDg not on outward dress To ompliasiOT ht-r lovoliuoss. TuoiiRh many another r.iaidun owoa H"r chief attraotioa to lior clotliu 5 .. This one, thougli well supplied with polr, Would Liavo no rival to liara---!!. If you should moot this maid by chanco 1'ou'd givo tor moro tli.in p:ifsius glancu. And noto, perhaps, with some surprise, Hor perfect mouth, hor lovely oyes; But oh! I warm you not to let Your heart csailpo its bounds as yot; Slio'u spokua for—tlia charming olfl I'm coinsto marry hor myself! —Josephine Pol'.urd, in Ledgor. A RfimemTjranco. ThouRh I live far uwa'y from tiio lone soli- turtas, And thy iovolinoss raro Is uoseun, In my laQOifiil moods, where bold natu.ro bnioJs, I'll L-e:nomber my boaullful queen, I'll remember my bwiatitul qiiL'on. 'When tho mooklnfi bird's song to hoavon it borno, 1ml thu onrth is rosplonJent with dow; Whon the roses o£ dawn woo tho paru lips or mora, I'll tiwaku from my dreaming ot you, I'll -iwako rrom roy Jrosunln^ of you. WUon at noontime I rest, where lew mortals have troc, And -tlii) drowsy plain shimmers and gleams: 'Where tho flower Rflmmod sod breathes its ihwnso to God, I'll rerao:nbor you. rhoro in my dronms, I'll remauibar you there in my dreams. Whon tho day is fur spent and fair niftht )3 uc bund, And the shadows stoal ovoc the lea; • When tho dove se-jl;s lier uust anil the sun 1 dreams of rest, Oh. then I'll ba draaminR or thee, Oh, then I'll bo dreaming of thee. Whon (ho soft silver hair of tho moon la uncurled, • . And no accent is woundin? tiio air: WUon tho darknoiis is furled o'er the wilderness world, Oh then I will think ot you there, Oh, then 1 will think'Of you there. IB cy blnntot at last, 'neatb the starry-oyod By tho bunks of tho Rio Grumla's streams, •Where tho liuuly winds Sigh tmd tile wild coyotes cry— I'll roinam'jar you thorn in my droams, I'll rcmambi'r you thora In mv dreams. • —How Orleans Times-Demoorat. Slumber Son's. Slumber, slumber, little one, now Tho bii'd is asluop in his nest on tho-.bougb; The bird is asleep, ho has folded his wings, A.ud over him softly thu dreum fairy slugs: Lullaby, luilaby—lullaby! . Pearls in tho deep— . Bturs in tho sky, . . Drenms in our sleep; So lullaby! Slumber, slurabsr, little.ont>, soon ';.',.- Tliefairy will oomu in the ship of the moon; ' Tho fairy will come with, tho pearls and the 4nd dreams will aomosiuElns through shnd- OWV bars: • • "Lullauv. lullnby—lullabyl i Pearls in the deep— I Stars in the sXy, • Dreams in our sleep; So, lu:lubyl -. • . • Slumber, slumber, little one, So; Tno stars aro tuo pearls that dream fairies know, Tho stars are the pearls, and tho bird in the • nest, A dear llttla follow tho fairies love best: . lAilhvby, lullaby—lullaby! Poarli in tho deep— Stnra in the sky, Dreams in our sloop; So, lullaby! —F. D. Sherman, in Ladies' Homo Journal. I most cordially invite the public, and especially the ladies, to call at my place of business and inspect the largest and best line of Kitchen Utensils There aio manufactured in tho united States 8,000,000 kegs of nails in a year. ever shown in the city. Granite ware is a thing of the past compared with STRANSKY STEEL WARE, and the prices are far below that of Granite. A Guarantee of Five Years Given on Each Piece. H. J. CRISMOND, 312 Market Street Going For A Lake Trip? . You'll fully on .toy all of its deUclit- If you take onouHno _ LAKE MICHIGAN AND LAKE SUPERIOR TRANSPORTATION GO'S ELEGANT STEAMSHIPS, Sailings between Chlcoso an" Macklimc island Jour times every week. Tho now Rtcol steamship "Maniton" Is n Imtlnff nalaco. Travels 'uwixt. Chicuiro ! .hiru5ol£ Harbor Spring*. Pe«.osksy. H'ucklnnc Island, etc. Write for our readable reading matter, free, or ask yonr - nearest went, i Address Jos, Durolzlielm fcAKE'WlI. AND 1.AKX SUPEIlIOIl TKANS. CO. Ruth »nd N. W»ter St., Chicago A SHORT JOURNEY Some think it's foolish; some think it's wis«j But Hit smartest of men do advertise. A Solemn Fact! .. 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