THE OREGON SUNDAY JOURNAL. TORTLAND. . SUNDAY MORNING. AUOtfST 13. 1C07. SOME INTERNA Important Rowing Tropjucir TKat far tit Capture Ly Amencana Beaicles England Holds AVnnOTi ATHLETE. EXFtOfcra W HUNTER i "Xrwrv innTtrAOTitMwr JO ATET&IC.. By Charleej Odgone. (Copyright by Curtla Brown.). . ONDON. England has lost" ao many International champlonahlpa In the laat few yaara that ona might suppose there waa nothing. left for American athletes for Instance, to earry away -especially since ; Mark Twain confesses to have taken the Ascot Cud. . That Isn't ao. by a Ions: ahot, but per haps will be aoon. to Judge by what Eu . stace Mile, the English, ex-amateur tennis cumpion nu wsrvunu eviuieie haa Just been say In to ma. It would ba hard to And any one better Qualified . tn iiannua rha aiiii tT nr nir snd van 1 I ; lahing athletic aupremacy than Miles, ' who, though his championship laurels ; were taken from him recently by Jay Gould, remains ona of the leading- au ; thorltie on sport in this country. Be ; sides' being a football and cricket ex , pert and a master of racquets and ten- nls, ha Is close student of physical . lttness. So before going Into this ques- 1 . lion of what English cups there are left - for Americans to lift let us hear what ' the ex-tennis champion baa to 1 say ! about It "It la only a matter ef time and ef i fort,"' he declared. - "when ..practically all the English championships which . ' depend -"upon skill and technique will rasa Into the hands of the Americans, n point of endurance I believe we are Mill in front. Athletics In the United v States are approached from an entirely ' different standpoint from ours. Amer : loans develop their game, study the " ; finer points and use their heads much -more than we do. They are never satis- 1 fled with their game even though they can defeat every other competitor in ' the Held. There Is no 'good enough' for the American. lie studies his favorite . gams liks a science, and In time It be comes a real bualness to him. Lives for Tennis. . Taka young Jay Gould for an In stance of what I mean. Gould just Uvea .... fA. t.nnl.' T. la hla hla maMa I- Ufe. . In his case what waa intend! for a sport becomes a real business. This is to be regretted in. Gould's case,' because I do not think he is a very ro bust boy and I am afraid his health will be undermined. , . - "This habit of the American athlete of studying the Una points of his gams - has resulted In a general high level of Mrn from Lawrence Waterbury that fitness in all fonns of sports. To refer another team from the United States again to tennia, there are probably four wlu next year attempt what that team or Ave men In the United 8ttes who could not do. are really pnly Just below Gould la abll- '"'"""" uw- ltv and could 1 aiva him a. . a-fwwl lna. n w - game. When the Utter came over hero n8na X1BS UKU9 there was no one except myself who Now yet 11s taka ' lawn tennis and could oven make a semblance of an in- . ,., n, . ,. . . f. ... in teresting contest out of it. As a matter what old England has left,- Gone of fact, I am practically the only man her, singles championship to Norman on this aide of the water playing at the Brookes;' gone Is her doubles champion- we have no high level of cleverness In Zealand partner, A. F. Wilding: Miss sports, but Just a few Individuals who Sutton holds the ladles' singles title and reach great heights. When men of this wih Reels Wrirht tha mixed rfnuhlea character, like the Doherty brothera, re- wun B . . " tire there la no one to fill their shoes. honors; While the Davla cup. tha pre- That la the weakness of England. mler tennia trophy of tha world, for ,. ,'.. four years in possession of England, Defeats Have Bright Side.' leaves the shores for Australasia this summer. What remains? In this sport "But these defeats have a bright aids, but very little the ladles' doubles, the They may reach tha englishman's un- .nly " ta wh'l;h there were no for- v. sign entries at Wimbledon. derstandlng. There la absolutely no t may D. remarked, however, that other way of teaching our people any- the women players of the States will thing. Defeat alone wlU teach them ths hav h row to hoe ahould they weakness of our system, and practice.- MonTd thVri.? .& The foregoing prophecy by Miles can- did not think she would come to Lon- not fall to encourage transatlantic as- don next year to defend the title which plrants for sporting honors, and now she won this year but would ipend tha let us. see what International rhamnlon- aummar at her home In southern rH- shlps England has left to be "lifted" by fornla. Eliminating Miss Sutton, it Englishman, holds ths "Gold Racquets.1 iurciH-ners, Americans xor cnoice.. First and foremost, had -better be said high time that we reci land tne international polo cup, donated-Mrs. Chambers, who lost the champion- present day. It remains for another 11, anA tne " Gold Racquets in Tennia, tne Amateur A Golf Tropny and Honors in Long Distance Running Diamond Otner a n laaai last TR"B IHTEEJIATWNAL POLO CnALLENGB OJP TKBSEJiTED Tt WrSTCnWTER POLO CLU3 OF VEWYOXX, VQJf BY NOUAND AnP nCLP SINCE 1B86 - . ' 1 TS , .icy. rrT. T , f rr- 1 - t v 'a j 7k if r fk T iTJs- ff. -i- , Utfh-T . . DOOBLEi? OWTPICWHIP LAW TEWHoJ T3WPJTY VW W WOKBSWO W.LDIW6 CJ AWTZAtAilA. THE OTHtR 1$ JWJOLtS T35QPHY. WHICH AWO'WCW. lean acquisition. is for choice. would Indeed be difficult to pick two tha most prised of ail tennia trophies, mond Sculls ifor 'singles ai present held amateur tltla atUl remalna In tha , st, perhaps, a word women players in the States who would . x,..iV i .th i. CapUin W. H. Iarell; the Stewards' . , w.,f. t-..,. v. ' -n(1 P,n about polo. It la be apabls of wresting the doubles tltla "a Pater ltham la far and away tha challenge Cup for fours, now In the , country. Walter Travla ot hla hands lat6T. Afl icaptdfed from Eng- from the crack players of England. In professional tennia player of v the possession of Magdalen college. Oxford; on . tha latter title a couple of years played In P U polo cup, donated- Mrs. Chambers, who lost the champion- present da v. It remains for another the Wyfold Challenge Cup for fours, a0. but this year Byers. ths 1906 m.- That there are aome remarkably good cricket players In the United States is fully recognised here, and this autumn the famous and arlstooratle Marylebone Cricket club will aend ever' a first-class There are: The Wa-' time. In 1U history, to a Frenchman, the team wllI lMve England on September In New York about 18 days After that matches will be nimmmA In Thtla.4alnh1a .n latav tit PjH. v.j.u.u wiJaiivuH vu. avi Avura, ftq,-.DUI LUIS W ? 0rI1 . U1S IVVf . CARTOON TRrOrt ""LOPOK OPINION British national game 'Is not played' to son. A. O. Jones Is the finest fielder . any extent In America, It is true, and behind the wicket now playing and has there Is slight chance of Its ever die- made several eenturies this year. lacing the more, strenuous game of Prlchard took 100 wickets tn 1004. Since aseball; yet the American cricketers that year his literary work haa kept him are no "slouches." Perhaps some day out of -first-class cricket. - Slmpson-Hay- we shall have an eleven from the Unit- ward la the famoua lob bowler and a ed States making a serious bid for fine slip field. Snooks, Branaton and cricket honors here, possibly even for Browning sre good all round men, U, ' the '"ashes," I. e.. the championship. C. A. and I P. Collins have both been There Is no International cricket trophy, scoring heavily this year, by the way, though many foreigners as- Mr. Prlchard haa a very high opinion sumed that the recent British quest of of Philadelphlan cricket and thinks that the "ashes- In Australia was an effort in Lester, Clarke and King thsy have ; to recapture such a trophy. No, this three, magnificent cricketers. He played Is only a phrase which dates from the against them when they were last In triumph or an Australian aleven over England In 101 and much looks for- the best English cricketers,.' several ward to meeting aucb, good sportsmen ' years ago. Then a well known sporting and cricketers again, writer aaid that the "ashes of British cricket" had been carried to the Antl- KinHntr Hurt Snort. podea, and the term became a popular , "" one. Last year a British team headed Since Kipling wrote his famous lines h?.whi Y.VHX w,nt out "brouat about "flanneled fools at ths vrlcket back the ashes." . , . . ... . . . .. , ... nas oeen a stxon tendency in . some circles to depreciate devotion to.eport. es fatal to exoellenoa In more serious pursuits. Hesketh Prlchard la a shin ing example of .the contrary. He made a success in literature long before he ever thought of success la cricket. Be; waa only II when he made his way into the ultra-exclusive -Cornhlll magastne. and slnee then he has gone f ar, . Prob ably, the general public knows him best as the creator ef "Don Q." the f asclnat- Americans at Cricket, v riuiu v,jiMiirnKo luu iur xours. srn niiL mis Tnar Mvr t ha lsos . . . ... .... ... v.ui v. a. -, uniMuiun- so many years ago b the Westchester ship to Miss Sutton In 1905, recovered it Tom Pettis to come out of the States imo held by Magdalen; the Thames American champion, never mot within a ,w Z? VV-lnT Spanish brigand, but Mr.. Prlchard Polo club of New York, andnow deco- from her In 1801 and lost it again to and repeat his performance of carrying Challenge Cup for elghte, held by r,!B. .Tf. ll !L5r. VTZ m toUows. Hesketh Prlchard, captain; A nthm. work wtilch has ,Z " . a ..uu wt. fcua HI1 .auiv ,'"VJ Ma 3 , ui Divrrr, B.m tTUi HlllUTlal DOnOn Hurllnghamr club, London. All who visit who has defeated both Mrs. Chambers Perhaps the most promisl uiaj pu wii lu, viiakvvu Mme ( ino'iuiBi ounuo &ui year, jujhs w ii- American atnieies on us Dane. 11 wae won in jsao, ana son, miss ixiwiner ana sirs. Hiiiiara, pent is the Henley yet In all those years we never have England possesses a quintet of women open to the whole produced a team capable of bringing it players hard to vanquish. ' . qualifying provision coca to the united BUtea As a matter compete must be bona- of Dure fact, the onlv renreaentatlva Malrsa flrin ChnnriMsr Th. hia Snnv n ih. - team which ever has gone out of the ,. .undoubtedly the Grand Challenge Cup. reach of either lndlvldualjr crews. United States with .the ex Dress nurnoss England also makee a brave ahowlnr which wa thia i. M,rM ' of recapturing the trophy was that In real tennis, deaplte tW defeat of by tha Belgian crew, who learned all Still Holds Amateur Title. ewhtrih fo I la si Mm wnlsiislnM In IDA A i. t i a. a at mi a . - - nnim of whlnh Undir hmm noMMiilont OX tll title. - - - .T 'T1 n:wZ -J'"- Wrh praiM from th VA 1C1 rlZr y,, It muji he. rammhrMl tn ht al. enerweu 180UUI Ainw), n. v. ocnwwi or thrtva books wrlttn In . "ftftf lttintlt.fr" inv riBiiuiB ii-umis.v vuu lur luuim, . . . . .... . .... . . . . . . . f" " , av.. i " i ' m . a t Tnniitrh Amsrinana save iim tart v in. H-.nti ir-iAai t HnnAh? fHAiirn vwn ntsi tnoi nair. nminiv m. "A''1- Jfhlch ' i,.7""nJa " " p . preme In short distence TunnlnV. Af?lca. T. Branston V H. Simpson; Mercenary, have Placed him ii is that thS:, wnhi American unlversirie and Wing whal "W"1TP'-L W.w PJSJSl.:. .2!!! ff? fikJ7? ?mti. -fid. amateurs. iioSrts we'nno't tod.V ind" neve? 3.""." U "a nJu-'ehold Before he wJeh.l.t' Aln. n.M t m aim. Ul LI1C1U lUIKIIb u. 'wunm L ii n has done other work which has wqn hint fastidious. Two conjunction Modern the first fiction. He fine shoe sport ana especiauy to Americans to tne amateur tiue. vane fennell, an yet 1 ue have been able In tha past, to challenge word. He Is now possibly the finest bad been everywhere, seen everything England in long distance running. Wit- English wicket-keeper. Sherwell, the and done most things even to the ex- ness the easy manner in which Shrubb, Boifth African captain, is an equally fine ploratlon of Patagonia. He la a fellow her champion runner of distances from wicket-keeper and has Just made lit of the Royal -Geographical society, Although Jin viand this mar lnat the on" miles disposes or all woo In a championship match against a team fellow or tne zoological aociety. and a Aiinougn .cngiana in is year tost tne ,IA,tinn Ma .ananM. wi, - u.h.. ,,M..i.alt nt a in mh lami But much remains for possible Amer- open gou championship for the first Meanwhile, what about cricket? The up-to-date the beet bowler of thia sea- eocletles. . ' FAMOUS ROMANCE RECALLED BY ELECTION Henry ChaPlm Was llnp;aged to Lady Flprence Patfet.AVhen Marquis of Hastings Ran Off AVith Her t - - . i I. "..'Ik lln back In the house which he first entered nearly 40 yeare ago, for he Is among ths most popular as he la cer tainly one of the most picturesque fig . ures In English politics. The general rejoicing la not the least among the car icaturists, for the Squire of Blankn-. as hs waa called In his sporting days, hss flgurs snd physiognomy which era an Inexhaustible source of. delight to the comlo artists. St. ttpNJiY cstAPL zrv. jr. a a i 1 f l'i- k. I a f tnff Correspondent) Wimbledon, a Conservative stronghold. - One by one the stricken by the handsome majority, of 0.000. i ..re who fell In the rout of .The Liberals did not contest the eeat 'i .iy forces at the general and he had an essy lob defeating the i are return! 8 comm"1. "t .. riant ! -...ml'le Henry wife. . vus rev-i.iijf elected tat Ing to the ?,"f,ra,?',ti candidate, the Hon. Bertrand horse thsn it was worth. Little ti, a list in Kussell. despit. the assistance ths let- suspect that that day's work T i, ,r, rclvd '"m his plucky American prove his own undoing. Sxtraordinary Up and Downs. He haa gone through some extraor- dlnary ups and downs In political and private fortune, - but it was through a love sffalr that hs helped to make so cial history that will be remembered long after his political triumphs and de- - feata hare been forgoten. In his young er days he was accounted one of the handsomest men In England and he fell In love witu the loveliest woman then in England, Lad v Florence Cecelia Paget, dahaiiter of the second Mar quis of Anglesey. Known as the "Pock et Venus." and as "Ladybird," she was dainty as a fairy In figure and with efface so beautiful that she could hard ly venture out of doors without being beset by a small crowd. Msny a wooer sought her hand, but the voung snnlre's . only serious rival waa the fourth and last Marquis of Hastlnrs, the richly dowered young nobleman who for a few mad years dasxled the world by hie 'prodigality and made It gasp by .is . recklessness, only to perish In early ' manhood,? ruined, discredited: ' and w.s- ,graced. t ' ..,-. t was nip snd tuck between these two suitors for a while. Then Lady Flor ence became engaged to the squire- and all thought that ths better, man of the two had won. But Lady a.orence was as fickle as she was beautiful. One morning she went out shopping with her - nance. Among otner places tney drove to Swan A Edgar's big establishment at i the corner of Regent street and Picca dilly. - Leaving voung Chaplin In' the ;. carriage- to await her return she went Into the shop b the Regent street ' entrance. Bhe didn't come back. Pas-, sing through the establishment she left , . It by the Piccadilly entrance end there . entered a oab-ln which Lord Hastings waa awaiting her coming and drove oif, with him and within an hour she was the Marchioness of Hastings. ... Squire Cruelly Jilted. ' " ' The squire had been Jilted In the most "cruel and heartless fashion, but his re venge waa equally dramatla The feud between the two men wae fought out ' on the turf, for they both went In for " 'racing extensively. The discarded lover, scored the first point In the purchase of the racehorse Hermit Lord Hast- Ings forced the bidding up to 06. Obit, which was considered an excessively hlrh nrlce for an animal which showed little promise Of great speed. Mr. Chsn- lln Bid snomer , 2i and Hermit wss knocked down to him. Lord Hastings congratulated himself on having driven hla rival to pav much more for the did ne would companions, to dine st Richmond, he apparently tne gaiest oi tnem an. he never recovered from the stroke fata dealt him that dav. Persistent bad luck attended him on the turf. Hie desperate efforts to recoup his losses only landed him deeper In the mire. When he had parted with all hla an-' cestral estate and the treasures that had been accumulated by long genera tions ha was still 1200,000 In debt Shat tered In health as he waa bankrupt In fortune, he died four years after he had run off with his rival's fiancee. A few hours before his desth he said to a friend, with a pathetlo mingling of pride and -pluck, "Hermit fairly broke my heart But I didn't show It, did IT Losses Exceeded Winnings." ; ', ( : Mr. Chaplin-Is said ' to have won $720,000 by the victory of Hermit' But despite that, his losses, during his long . career, on the turf; have 'far exoeeded hla winnings. That and the agricultural depression compelled -him some years ago to part with Blankney which la now the seat of Lord Londesborough. - And he was glad to avail himself of a pen sion of (,000 a year as an ex-cablnet minister, which was granted him by a Conservative government He was never distinguished oy economical tastes and in the days when he-was cutting a dash he used to be known among his Inti mates as "the emperor." ' . . It was as an advocate of protection that he first entered parliament For years his was almost the only voles to be heard crying It in tha wilderness. Now he finds many of his way of thinking, though ths. - weaker brethren call It preference.- ... . , - ' , Balloon Business Is Good. . American Magastne of "Aeronautlce. . A visit to the balloon factory of Mr. Stevens the other day was rather sur prising. No less than 11 balloons were found, either completed-or lncourse of construction. ' One of 10,000 cublo feet capacity le for the' United States gov ernment ' -, ' . "' .-,. -"- J. C McCoy, one of the representa tives of America In the Gordon Bennett race this year. Is having one built of 18,000 cublo feet Another of 60,000 cubio feet goes to a Mr. Baxter of Flor ida. . Still another . goea to far off Johannesburg,-South Africa. Elmer Van Banken of, Gloversvllle, New York, is having an airship built which will contain 0.500 cubic lnchea of hydrogen. JTwo captive balloons have gone to a couple of enterprising young men of Norfolk, who are operating In a 5 ark of their own Just outside the ameatown exposition. The other pur chasers are Oscar Hendler, James H. Hare, Joseph Call and William Thaller. Bobbin Boys' Wages. From '-the Washington Star. , John, B. Lennon, , treasurer of ' the American Federation of Labor, delivered recently In Bloomlngton an address on1 Strikes. - Turning to trie amusing features of . . , . .... JigriHJi wia .iii.ithi Everybody is glad t0 gee Mr. Chap, by, but so poor were CARTOON ; OF CHAPLIN.- Sldered that In the betting he fl-mred course. To the amazement of tha aneo- as a rank outsider and tremendous odds tators the despised Hermit graduallv thr.T,!l!l5SJ?L"J,t.0.irf!la ihUhHiKL . i.i - hi, . Th. v. . . v!. . .v. e . .J!. 1 remember a strike of bobbin boys, " aim wv. a just striae, ana one mat suceeerii. The squire's ' triumph spelt ruin for These boys conducted their fight well, tha marquis. To pay his losses he hsd even brilliantly. Thus the day they to part with hla magnificent estates of turned out they posted In the sptnnlng- Loudoun In Scotland. Heavy ss waa room of their employers' mill a great the blow he took It with a smile, snd" placard Inscribed with the words: when he drove off the oourse In a ba- "'Ths wsgea of sin Is death, but the were . laid against him. The Marquis plunged heavtlv against the horse until he stood to lose $500,001 and to win a vastly greater sum.-' The memory of that, sessatlonal and tragic race Is al most aa fresh now ss on the day it was run ' The snow was falling as ths for the 18T der- his chances eon-' horses struggled gamely ever the fleer jr rouche and four with some Of hi boon vrages of the bobbin boys Is worse." USEFUL TURKEYS Ho-W" Tliey Helped Ken tucky 'Tobacco Growers From the ftt. Louis - Globe-Democrat "I saw a sight out In the country the , other day, said an old Kentncktaa now nslttnc la St Louis, "that recalled c good many memories of the - tobaeoa flelda of my. native stats. . "Tou know wherever tobacco Is grown ' tobacco worms appears as though by maglo. If let alone they speedily destroy the entire, erop, so a large share of the attention required by a tobacco field consisted In getting rid of the worms. During slavery days every plantation had a swarm of little darkles whose- duty It was to parade aiong tne rows or plants every day and . pica on tne worms, (sometimes tha pickers were provided with little buckets, old oyster cans or thlnelsPllke that Into which they would-iTSt their worms, and the one whose can was full est at the end of the day's work was rewarded with a small gratuity, "After the war, however, colored boys and girls preferred going to school to picking tobacco worms, so It was hard to find pickers. - "Then some ona discovered that tor ' keys would do the work, and every to bacco grower raised each season a big flock of turkeys and turned them loose , In the fields to catch the worm a They ' soon learned what they were there for and that the best part of their dally provender was to be found oh the leaves rather than on the ground. They would examine every leaf and not a worm es caped them. . , 'The 8t. Louis' county farmer had a patch of tobacco, for hla own use, I sup- ' pose, and he also knew the trick of keeping the plants clean, for there was a squad of half grown turkeys, with an old gobbler .and three or four hens lead ing the procession, marching up and down the rows, turning their heads first " to one side, and than to the other, and lumping up with a kick and a flutter after a worm that waa too high to be reached from the ground. - - "I don't know how they manage the worms In Kentucky now, for It has been years since I hsve been there. Perhaps they spray the plants with insecticides, but I shall never forget the diligence displayed by the young turkeys when they were flrat Introduced into a to bacco field and -discovered that worms were good eating." Railroad Ties Preserved 75 rears. PottsVllle ' correspondence Philadelphia Record. " , ' ' " While borough laborers were excavat ing this week they dug tip ths old rail road between Pottsvllle and some of the coal mines, which' was In use TS years ago. This railroad was In operation before there was a through railroad Una between Pottsvllle and Philadelphia. The coal was hauled . to PottarlHe on care pulled by mules and horXt- and at tnis point loaaeo on tne canal. To the great surprise of those fk dug up the old railroad the wooden tle?T although underground for three-quarters of a century, were In a perfect state of preservstion. The conditions under which they were so .remarkably pre served will be studied by railroad au thorities with the hope of getting soma points that will be of practical use.