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the Minute Breezy News
Sports of Sorts
By ART RICK
th* talent had
One of the beet
crowds that has
attended the over
river course since
the meeting open-
ed, saw a card
run yesterday at
Juarez that was
marked with but
one favorite as a
winner. While the
horses were the
rule, the book*
took a nice lacing
as all of toe out-
siders were played
to show and place
a good day. The
riding honors were evenly divided.
The first race found Pedro with
the foot to go right into an early
lead and he opened up a big gap, but
had to be ridden out to beat Deism*
who. under a sparkling ride, closed
like a cyclone. Rambertha was
Shuffled abzut after turning for home
but finished in a determined man-
ner when free of interference. Hau-
nts had a nice turn of early speed
and looked to the paddock gate as
if he was going to be in the money,
but hung a bit in th,- final racing.
thought he would prove another over,
touted "phenom," but It looks as if
he must be taken seriously. His long
string of knockout victories In the
Canadian northwest, while they did
not Include many first raters, shows
that he has the wallop, and his .de-
feat of Sammy Trot In Cos Angeles
will give him a chance to meet some
one of the good boys In the first divis-
ion ranks. Welcome Bud, more power
That Cuban chess champ is some
player. ills nomenclature signifies
that he Is always on top and that
might account for It. Capablanca is
TIMES’ RACE CHART
W. H. Shelley, Presiding Judge. Mart Cassidy, Starter.
Juarez, Me*., Tuesday, Jan. 2S, 1»13. Fifty-fifth day. Weather deer. Track fast
1 Q Q 7 i,|R,,T BACE—One mile. Helling. Four-year-olds and upward. Set
I III# I valut> in u-lnnar WW- suww.msI Cut - elifwi tHvm *
value to winner, *215; second, *30; third, *83.
ludex. Horse. Owner.
% Str. Fin.
1M0 Pedro a (/. E. Dwyer)-*...
1* 1* 1*
1840 Reims* 6 (T. Martini....
2*1 2* 2*
1864 Ram berth* ■ (Throll)_______
6‘ 0*4 »•
1857 Hannls a (F. Dahuken).._.
»* 3* 41
1847 M. Gambon 6 (Carman)___
4* 4>l t*>
1840 Adolante 4 (Mackey)...........
0*1 B* 6*
1H4D Booger Battle 4 (Cn).___*____lfci
8*4 TV ’ 7*1
17KJ John PuttcrNun 0 (B.).--,.
7* 8* 81
1847 Raymlnster u (Hayes)______
...105 11 11
11 11 - 0
note Flremsu 5 ((xlom.i....________
9* 9* 10*
#957 Sam Bernard a (Tte)..,.l,„..
in* m ii
Johnnie Bore Is the new sensation
In the ranks of the lightweights of the
east. cH has been fighting only a
short time but looks a comer.
Shelby West saddled a nice winner
when Gold of Ophir beat a fast field
in the fourth of the day yesterday.
The time In the fourth event yester-
day at Juarez equaled the track rec-
VIRGINIA COURT DECIDES
Ernest il. went into nn early lead
and looked a sure winner to the pad-
dock gate where Kid Nelsm got
through on the rail and outgamed
him in the final Jump. Palatable was
always a factor in the front brigade
but could not quite get up. None
of the others showed much.
Seneca, in the third of the day,
broke slowly, was rushed to the front
arid looked all over a winner but
Upright, closing stoutly, nipped him
right at the wire. Marchmont ran
his usual honest race. The others
to their present form.
Ittie Track Wagering Was Not Vio-
lation of Law at Jamestown.
Gold of Ophir wnlt.d on Daddy Glp
until he tired setting the pace and
stood off the determined hid of Raek-
ro.se, who challenged in the final rac-
ing. Sea Cliff faltered a bit after
racing well forward In the early part
of the journey. The others were
Suffragist lay In a commanding po-
sition to head of the stretch, where
l.oftus took him to the front with a
rtish and ho stood off the bid of An-
gelus, who came strong at the finish.
Mandadero also ran a nice race while
Shooting Spray and Dominica both
tired badly after setting a fast clip
the early part of the journey. None
of the others were ever dangerous.
The final of the card saw the only
favorite on the day get up to win.
Gross, on the rail, with Mother
Katcaam waited until well into the
stretch to make his move when ho
shot the Newman filly to the front
to win In hollow fashion. Moller, al-
ways a factor in the running, was
second and Sprightly Miss, closing
like a* shot from a gun, nipped the
Show end of the purse.
A. C. McCafferty claimed Dominica
out of the fifth race yesterday for
Freddie Welsh, the good little Eng-
lish lightweight, is coming over to
Clinch his self-styled right to tho
championship In his division. He
bases his right to the title on the fact
that he beat Kichle who was substi-
tuted for Wolgast when the latter
teas taken ill. While the claim won’t
carry much weight here, the fact re-
mains that Welch is a great little
boxer and will find plenty of market
for his wares in this country He
recently outpointed Hughle Meeghan,
the Australian, but W. y. Naughton!
Writing of the battle, aay« that a pri-
vate letter states that Meeghan was
handicapped by the English rules
which run more to long armed box
Ing than to in-fighting. It will be In-
teresting to note what Meeghan will
do If he and the Englishman hook
up on this side where- the opposite
style of milling prevails.
Norfolk, Va., Jan. 28.—Racing in-
terests won a decided victory today
when Magistrate H. C■ Powell of Oc-
ean View, ruled that four men accus-
ed of bookmaking at the Jamestown
Jockey Club track last November had
not violated the anti-gambling laws or
The cases were prosecuted by As-
sistant Attorney-General Davis and
Commonwealth’s Attorney R. 1. Mar-
shall. of Norfolk county. Tho case
was heard In a store at Ocean View.
After the decision was announced
Davis stated to newspaper men that
he thought there would b« no further
efforts to prevent racing at the local
track except through legislative en-
’’Trc cases have been before three
magistrates of the county and all have
decided that the method of betting
on races at the Jamestown track is
not a violation of the law," said Dav-
"1 told the Governor before I came
to Norfolk that 1 thought it was use-
less to try to stop gambling at the
Jamestown track. The people here
apparently want racing and are de-
termined to have It."
Magistrate Powell in rendering his
"It has not been clearly demon-
strated to me, by fhe evidence, that
the statute had been violated. In de-
ciding cases I want direct evidence.
The witnesses who were heard were
there, but they don’t seem to know
exactly what took place. I was there
myself. I had a few dollars that I
might have bet, but no one came and
asked me to bet. The evidence is not
sufficient and I dismlrs the cases "
SUNNY SOUTH HANDICAP.
ai post 11-2 minutes. Off at 2.-18. Time-:234-5. :471-8, 1:131-5,
Pedro 8 place, i show. Reims* 3 place, 3-2 show. Rambertha 7-10 show,
hr g. Masatto—Palms. Trained by P. A. Dwyer. Scratched 1871 Highland Chief
IW. Standing start fair. Won driving. Second easily. Third driving. High
price Pedn. 20, Reims* 15, Rambert ha 7, Hannla 10, Gambon 23. Adolante l«-5, Bat-
tle 80, Fireman S, Bernard 40. Winner entered for *360. No bid. Overweight M.
Cnmbon 3, John Patterson 2, Reiman 4, Boognr Battle 2.
l'edro opened up a Idg early lead and bad Just enough left to stand off
Deltoss, who under a hustling ride closed determinedly. Rambert ha met with
Itad lock after turning for home hot when straightened away finished well,
Hannla faded away after shewing some early speed.
8Et ONI) RACK—live and a liuif furlongs. Helling.
Net value to wlnuer, $225; aecond, *30; third, *25.
Index. Horne. Owner.
1796 Kid Nelson (Hoag)
1840 Ernest H. (J, C. Cabn)_____
1751 Palatable (Heath & A.(.....
187) Fitzgerald (Mebl & On,)...
1871 Roan Shark (Elliott) _______
1811 Kali Inla (Blkford)___________
1848 Inquleia (G. M. Odom)........
1838 Vallota <C. VV. Gasser)______
1838 Gordie F. (P. J. Miles)______
1841 Red Widow (Martin)_______
17X1 Joe Basher (Gabriel)___.
lift at 2:477
At post 1-2 mluute. Off at 2:477* Time 23 2-5. :48'T:<)7. Nclson'T place,
show. Ernest 5-2 place, (5-5 show. Palatable 1 abow. Winner cb. c. Solitaire II—
Bohemian bass. Trained by W. H. Hoag. Scratched 1781 Huber 97, 1629 Kitty W
100. Standing start good. Won first three driving. High price Nelson 15 Pal-
atable 10, Fitzgerald 12, Inla 4, Cordle 9-2, Red Widow 200. Winner entered for
*400. No bid Overweight Fitzgerald 3, Joe Busbcr 5, Red Widow 4, Cordle F 31
Roan Shark 1, Kali Inla 3.
Kid Nelson got through on the rail In the final racing to outgame Ernest H,
(he early pacemaker, in the last hundred yard*. Palatable was always well up but
could not quite do It. Others their races.
riURD RACE--Six furlongs". Purae. Three-year-olds and upward,
value to winner, *225; second. *60; third, *25.
Index. Horse. Owner.
1806 Upright 4 (Parker)-
1*72 Houma 6 (Tljruo & I.).....
(IMfitiHtan. Marcbniont a (H.).
1205 I*\ Foostepa 6 <)____
1837 Dr. Dougherty 6 (liar)
<1845)George Oxnard 4 (M.).....
01 Foil!# Levy 0 (Odom).....
At post 1 1-2 minutes. Off at 3:18. Time- :23, :47 2-5, 1:12 2-5. Upright 2
place. 4-5 show. Seneca 4-3 place, 1-3 show. Marchmont 1-0 show. Winner eh. g.
Standing—II Turco.. Trained by .1. W, Parker. Scratched 1872 Ella Bryson 107.
Standing start good. Won driving. Second and third same. High price Seneca
7-2, Marchmont 2, Oxnard 7. Overweight Or. Dougherty 1, Flying Footsteps 2.
Upright nipped Seneca right at the wire after the favorite looked all over a
winner. The latter broke slowly and was excessively used in getting to the front,
where he opened a nice lead. Marchmont was best of the others.
FOURTH RACE—Seven furlongs. Helling. Handicap. Three-year-olds
and tip. Net value to winner, *226; second, *30; third, *25.
Wt. St. hi hi \ Str. Fin. Jockey. Op.
Associated Press Disputeh.
Houston, Tex., Jan. 28—-W. 8. 1 leer,
professional of Guthrie, Okla., turned
In high score today In the Bunny
South Handicap, breaking 196 out of
a possible 200 targets. Of the ama-
teurs, George Crosby of (('Fallen, III.,,
and Bart Revvl* of Auburn, 111., tied
for high honors with 190 breaks.
C, G. Spencer of St. I amis was sec-
ond professional with 190 and Mra.
A. D. Topperweln of San Antonio and
H, Borden of Houston tied for Third
place with 184. Nicolas Arle of
Houston was second amateur with
a score of 187 and Jesse Rong of Ohb
eago and E. W. Warner of Adams,
Neb., tied for third place with 183
NT. lGl'IS WANTS THORPE.
S. J. Kelly looks to have a good boy
In Jookey Guy, who 1* riding well at
the over-river course.
"Toot*" Shultz, who was touted as
tbe real thing tn recruit pitchers
•when he went from college to the
Phillies, has been released to the
Sacramento team of the coast league.
His release is said to be fhe result of
talking about the club In private.
Suffragist wa* boosted *200 over
his entry price and was retained bv
The grapplers have awakened It
aeems. to the fact that they wilt have
to wrestle on the square to give the
game a new lease of life. The re-
cent reports from the centers where
tt I* flourishing shows a marked in-
crease In the interest tn the sport
aa well as the class of the matches.
Associated Press Dispatch
St. l.ouls, Jan. 28. —Colonel .Robert
R. Hedges, president of the 8t. Routs
Americans, said tonight he was mak-
ing efforts to obtain tho services of
James Thorpe, who has announced he
will play professional baseball.
Hedges did not say what progress the
negotiations had made. If the ob-
tains To:irpe he will have two for-
mer Carlisle stars, as Joe Balentl,
outfielder, has signed a contract for
the 1913 season.
(1849(Gold of Ophir 5 (I)oer)....-
I8(lti Rackrose 5 (Applegate)...
<18l4iSeacllff a (McDaniel).......
1X56 l>B<l(1y Gip (I (I^lgli).........
1880 Meltou Street 5 (Mck)____
1868 Dutch Rock 5 (Firs)........
1886 Vmir 4 (Hocbrefp)__________
1854 Cockspur 4 (Head)...........
At post 1 minute. Off at 5:46. Time : 231-5. :46 2-5, 1:122.5, 1:24 2-5. 6phlr
3-2 place, 7-10 show. Rackrose 2 place, 1 show. Cliff 3-5 show. Winner b m.
Hen Brush—Howling. Trained by P. M. West. Scratched 1849 Sepulveda 103.
•Moving start good. Won driving. Second and third same. High price Rackrose
7. Cliff 5. Rock 12. Winner entered for *800. No bid. Overweight Daddy GiD 2.
Gold of Ophir 1, Corkspur 5.
Gold of Ophir, the ruuenr up the first of the route, stood off the determined
hid of Rackrose, who finished stoutly. Daddy Gip stopped like he was shot In
tbe final racing. Sea Cliff, always well up, could not better his position.
FIFTH RACE—Six furlongs. Belllug. Three-year-olds
Net value to whiner, *225; second, *50; third, *25.
Index. Horse. Owner,
WIRB BOX TEN ROUNDS.
Associated Press Dispatch.
Chicago, Jun. 28.—Packey McFar-
land and Jack Britton, both Chicago
lightweights, agreed today to box ten
rounds in New York before the Mad-
ison Square Garden Athletic club the
first week in March. The boy* will
weigh in at 136 pounds at 3 o’clock.
Emil Thiry, McFarland's manager,
made the announcement today.
SEVENTY RIVES ROST
Pedro came to life yesterday and
annexed the first of the day at plenty
There is a chap In Australia whom
tbe fight critics think is to he another
Grtffo. He is styled Herb McCoy and
9 light weight- While yet a young-
ster in the pastime he Is well thought
of In the Antipodes.
Associated Press Dispatch.
Rangoon. India. Jail. 28.—Seventy
lives were lost here today by the
foundering of a launch in the river
Jockey Oroth, up again yesterday,
was riding in his usual good form
All signs point to the fact .....
Frank Chance will be welcomed with j **-
open arms by the brother managers
In the American league. He is very
popular and his advent Into the Mg
body Is sure to give it a stimulus that
will be of great benefit to the game
as well as to the league itself.
The five-man Rowling team of the
j Cactu* club rolled ring* around tbe Wig-
wam club team mat night 00 the hew Wig-
I warn chib alley* and won the special
j match with « margin of 184 pins. Clark
j wa* tlw Individual slat of the evening,
that tolling high game, 22#, and high total.
1874 Suffragist 6 (Mast)--------
1X17 Angelus a (Cotton)_________
1843 Mamladero 4 (Bird)_________
1877 Shooting Spray 5 (Jn).
1877 Golden Agnes 5 (Firs).
(1813)Domlnl<’ti 6 (Elliott)......
1877 T. Henderson 4 1 F.dwi
1857 Rady Young 4 (McCf).....
(1865) Mend a a (G. Boyd)__________
1720 IMrtlsnicker a (Rom)........
At post R4 minute.
Off at 4:17. Time-:22 4-5, :471-5, 1:12 2-5. Suffragist
8.5 place, 7-10 show. Angelus 6 place. 3 show. Mandadero 7-10 show. Winner ch.
h Voter—Noonday. Trained by J. Mnsterson. Scratched 1861 Song of Rock* 130,
1867 Sanel 102. Moving -’art gr id. Won first three driving. High •price Man-
dadero 7, Agnes 13. Dominies 8-> Winner entered for *300. Bid up to *805 by R.
Atchinson. Retained. Overwelgot Bellsnlekec 4, Rady Young 3.
Suffragist, In a contending position, outstayed Angelus In a drive the final
sixteenth. Mandadero went well. Shooting SprBy and Dominica V**! -setting the
early pace. Others little.
SIXTH RACE—Five and a half furlongs. Selling Three-year-olds and
up. Net value to winner, *228: second, *50; third, *25.
Index. Horse, Owner.
1848 Mother Kutrhtun
179b Mollor KJ .<\ BeunHt) ......
1841 Uprightly MIih (\V>lr).........
1852 Mazurka <Flx«r & Fo.)........
1811 Dynamo (Atkin A Co.)....—
1841 \>!1* Forty (Armstrong!.
1822 camia (Carlin & Xl.i.........
1848 (Tartar (K. (Jaylord >.............
------ l)r. Macias (W B, Sink)..
At post 1-2 minute. Off at 4:471-2. Time—:23 2-5. :47 4-3, i :07. Kateham 2-5
place, 1-5 show. Moller 5 place. 8-5 show. Miss 3-5 show. Winner b. f. Abe Frank—
Panquitn Trained by H 8. Newman. Scratched 1848 Ardelon 105. Standing start
good Won easily. Second driving. Third easily High price Kateham 8-5 Miss
8, Dynamo 4, Camla 12. Winner entered for *400. No bid. Overweight Carnla
2, Dr. Macias 3, .Mother Kateham 4.
Mother Kateham squeezed through the rail to win going away. Moller al-
ways a factor, was beat of tbe rest Sprightly ills* closed in gallant fashion The
other* Iheir races.
th** largest margin* f*rer piled up iin*t
a teuiu on tbe Ogctu* club alley*. Fol-
lowing is tbe summary:
A. E. Wood
Jockey Burlingame’s mounts will be
made In the future by his father, who
win take charge of hi* book a* soon
a* th* little knight of the boot ts up
again. He has been on the ground
for five days, hot will be seen in th*
■addle Thursday. The boy has teen | Bryan
riding good lately and h« should con- j Total. 26S2
tlnuc to be In demand
Following is tbe summary:
Ford ----------------133 130
Rebuts , —_______164 175
White ------- M2 183
Watson ---- 1.17 171
Honck ........ HD 182
Kukcrman ---------130 133
J-ebmsn -------------..148 i;,t
Enter Bud Anderson, lightweight.
When news of the coming of the Can-
adian battler reached the car* of fight
fimdorn there was scarcely a ripple.
and moat of the dyed-in-the-wool tags
Star* by a score of 74 to 30 on the Y. M.
‘ A court* I sat night. The 8oldlers and
Points won. Williams-Jen wings, 3; Ce-
ment plant, 1 High game Woods, 200.
High total, FI Herman. 544.
THE BIO KID IS IN JUAREZ.
SUPREME COURT RECESS.
Margin 181 High game,
High total. Hark. 588.
The william Jennings team romped on
the Cement plant tcni In th,. ludustlial
league tournament play i*«( night on the
w£“ o-'of|ea!hlldre“',! “**• Art‘°Ul C0nfcctl0n-
4 • ■ ■ ’-V"'
Washington. Jan. 2*.—The supreme
court will take it* usual blaster re-
cess from Feb. 2 to Feb. 24.
the Cactus boys played tbe first game. It
wa* hard fought throughout and both
tHaoi* abowrd fioeptlon*! jn »***.
Ing and guarding. The second game was
all one sided and the -Hi" Tigers took
tbe lead early. They were never In dan-
ger of losing the game, and after piling
up a large score the boys toyed along
with the Stars.
PECOS FEDERAD court
Representative Smith's Bill Fanes the
dfcji ’--T. t-
Mini£SS £ tm* '0 mm
Special to The 7 imra.
Washington. D. C., Jan- 2*.—The
senate pawed the house bill creating
a new diriaion of the western Judic-
ial district of Texas and providing
terms of court at Pacog Texas.
5g(h Day, Wednesday, January 29 th,
’v-f, *~ Itll* ' ^
The fotlowiqg are the weight#, en-
tries and index numbers for the card
that will be run today at Juares:
Flrat Race—Three and One-Half Fur-
longs. Two-year-old* Purse.
(A. B. Sprecklea’s)
- HARBARD ............ 113
ch. e. Solitaire II—Salvatrix.
1*27 Brevity ................ 109
1*7* Water Rady ....... 109
(l*«3)Edlth W. .............. JIB
1851 Ooma ................. 115
1809 Shadrach .............. 11*
18*1 Dick Do die ......... ns
Second Rare—I Mile. Four-year-olds
and up. Selling.
1**2 Florence Krlpp .......... 9«
1*59 Rotta Creed ............ J01
1*82 Oalene dale............ 101
1*59 Harlem Maid .......... 101
1*1* Green Isle ............. 101
1**8 David Warfield ......... 103
1*76 Aftermath ............iuj
1*87 Del mas ............... 103
Third Race-—Six Furlongs. Three-
1*73 Truly ................ 100
(1695)Gasket ................ 10J
1*73 Idle Tale .............. 100
1*66 Connaught ............102
1734 Real Star .............. 105
1*79 Rewtn ................. 112
- Nobby ................ 112
Fourth Rate—One Mile. Four-year-
olds and up. Selling.
MIT HITS BE
PRIZES AND HONORS WON WILD
BE TRANSFERRED TO SECONDS
1883 Cliftonian ......
1705 Baby Doll .....
... ..... *98
1875 Busts ..........
1874 Flying ........
1874 El Pato ........
1835 Cantem ...... .
1858 Duncraggan ....
Fifth Race—Six Furlongs. Three-
year-olds and up. Selling.
11>4 7 Safranor .......
1441 Fern R. ........
1865 Goldfinn ......
1860 Amon ........
187ft Bonanza ........
1866 Oakland ......
1880 Sir Aivescot ....
- Bennie Eloise ..
Writes Letter In Which He Confesses
He Has Played Professional
Sixth Race One Mile. Four-year-
olds nnd up. Selling.
1*24 Gimll ................. 9*
1877 Compton ..............*103
1*74 Rlttle Marchmont ....... 105
(1877)Princess Industry ....... 106
1876 Shorty Northcut 108
(l*70)Bla<T Mate ............ 10S
1870 Orbed led ............ Ill
*5 lbs. Apprentice Allowance Claim-
<s> .■$> $>
TIMES SELECTIONS <9
By Art Rick.
First Race—Sliadrach, Ooma, 3>
<*• Dick Dodie, Harbartl. <§>
Second Race—Dolmas, Lotus ■$>
<$> Creed, Galcne Gale, Florence k’
<*> Krlpp. $
<$> Third Race—Connaught, Real
<8> Star, Truly, Gasket. 4
# Fourth Race—Clirtonlan, Dun- <3>
^ craggan, El Pato, Baby Doll. <*>
® Fifth Race—Safranor, Gold- 4I>
■§> flnn, Oakland, Sir Alvoted. •$>
<•> Sixth Race—Black Mate, Or- <*■
<*> bed Rad, Compton, Shorty <j>
* Northern. <i>
TURNS TO BABEBARD.
James Thorpe, Champion Athlete,
Will Probably Join Some Team.
Associated Press Dispatch.
Carlisle, Pa., Jan. 28.—James
Thorpe, champion athlete, probably
will make baseball his profession
Blnce participation in all forms of am-
ateur athletics is now denied him- He
has not yet signed with any team,
although numerous offers have been
made him since last summer. He re-
ceives sympathy, rather than censure
here. He has been popular while
at the Indian school and has not dis-
played "professional” spirit.
New York, Jan. 28.—James Thorpe,
the Indian athlete and Olympic
champion, today admitted that
charges of professionalism brought
againat him were true and formally
retired frpm amateur athletics.
Thorpe's confession waa contained in
a leter to the registration committee
of the Amateur Athletic Union which
met today to investigate his charges.
The letter admitted that Thorpe had
played baseball for a salary on a pro-
fessional team three years ago while
a student of the Carlisle Indian
School, but said that on the same
team there were several northern
college men who were regarded as
amatuer# and Thorpe did not realize
his participation was wrong. Thorpe
added that he did not play for the
money he earned, but for the love of
Thorpe’s winnings of the Pentath-
lon and Decathlon events at the
Olympic games In Stockholm and la-
ter hts wonderful performance which
won for him the all-around cham-
pionship of the A. A. U. at Celtic
Park last September had stamped
him the most marvelous all-around
athlete of modern times. In addi-
tion his prowess aa a football player
had earned for him last season by
unanimous choice of leading sporting
writers the position of halfback on
the all-American football team for
Loses Prises and Honors.
All the prizes and th(e honors which
Thorpe has gained since 1909—the
date from which his standing a* a
profesaionai begins—must be trans-
ferred through the officials of the
A. A. U., to the men who finished
second to the Indian In every event.
This will mean that the trophies and
points won In the Pentathlon and De-
cathlon must be given respectively to
F. R. Bio, Norway, and H. Weislan-
der. Sweden, and that J. J. Donahue,
United States, and G. Lomberg, Swe-
den, will take second places. John
BredemuB, of Princeton, finished sec-
ond to Tnorpe In the American all-
around Championship and Bruno
Brodd of the Irish-Amerlcan A. C.
third, and therefore now must be ac-
corded the honors. In this cham-
pionship Thorpe made a total score
of 7,476 points and broke the former
record of Martin Sheridan by 91
The loss of the six points scored by
Thorpe In the Olympic games still
leaves the United States winner by a
wode markin, however, the total
standing United States 79 with Fin-
land In second place with 29.
Charges that Thorpe had played
professional baseball In Winston-Sal-
em, N. C., first were published last
week In a Core eater, Mass., newspa-
per. James K. Sullivan, the secre-
tary and other officials of the Ama-
teur Athletic Union, immediately be-
gan an Investigation which culminat-
ed today m a meeting of the offi-
cials of the A. A. U., and the* Ameri-
can Olympic committee in this city.
Those in attendance were Gustavus
T. Kirby, president of the A. A. U„
and vice president of the American
Olympic committee: James E. Sulli-
van secretary, and Barlow S. Weeks,
of the registration committee of the
A. A. U., and vice president of the
Olympic committee. ; .
Prior to the meeting Glenn 8. War-
ner. athletic director of the CarUsls
Indian School, called on Mr. Sullivan
and presented tn him Thorpe's con-
fession of professionalism end a let-
ter expressing the regret of M. Fried-
man, superintendent of the Carlisle
school that his premier athlete was
guilty as charged. Thorpe's letter,
dated at Carlysle, Po., yesterday end
addressed to Mr. Sullivan follows:
"When the interview with Mr. Clan-
cy, stating that I played baseball on
the Winston-Salem team was shown
me, 1 told Mr. Warner that It was not
true, and In fact 1 did not,play jn
that team. But so much has been
said in the papers since then that I
went to the school authorities this
morning and told them Just what
there was in the stories.
"I played baseball at Rocky Movnt,
and at Fayetteville, N. C„ In the sum-
mer of 1909 and 1910 under my own
name. On the same teams 1 played
with were several college men from
(he ntrth who were earning money
by playing ball during their vacations
and who were regarded as amateurs
at home. I did not play for the
money there was In It, because my
property brings me enough money to
live on, but because I liked to play
ball. I was not very wise In the ways
of the world, and did not realize this
was wrong, and it would make me a
professional in track sports, although
I learned from the other players that
it would be better for me not to let
anyone knsw what 1 was doing, and
for that reason I never told anyone
at the school about it until today.
Wanted to Go to Stockholm.
"In the fall of 1911 X applied fxr
re-admisslon to this school and came
back to continue my studies and take
part In the school sports, and of
course, I wanted to get on the Olym-
pic team and take the trip to Stick-
holm. I had Mr. Warner send in my
application for registering In the A.
A. U., after I had answered the ques-
tions and signed it, and I received my
card allowing me to compete in the
winter meets and other track sports.
I never realized until now what a big
mistake I made by keeping It a secret
apd I am sorry I did so. I hope I
will be partly excused by the fact
that I was simply an Indian schoil
boy and did not know all about such
things. In fact I did not know that
X was doing wrong, because I was
doing what I knew several other men
had done, except that they did not
use their own names.
Always Liked Sport.
"I have always liked spirt and
only played or run races for the fun
of the thing and never to earn money.
I have received offers amounting to
thousands of dollars since my vic-
tories last summer but I have turned
them down because I did not care ti
make money from my athletic skill.
I am very sorry, Mr. Sullivan, to have
It all spoiled In this way and I hope
the Amateur Athletic Union and the
people will not be too hard in Judging
„ _ "James Thorpe.”
Mr. Friedman in his letter says that
neither the faculty of the Carlisle In-
dian School nor athletic director War-
ner had had knowledge of Thorpe's
professionalism and declares the con-
fession has brought gloom to the en-
Commend American Honesty.
Associated Press Dispatch,
Stockholm, Jan. 2*.—Swedish
newspapers, commenting on the dis-
closure that James Thorpe was a pro-
fessional athlete when he competed
In the Olympic games here last sum-
mer, commend the honesty displayed
by the Americans In making the fact
Reading athletic authorities express
the opinion that Thorpe is entitled to
retain the prizes he won In the Pen-
tathlon and Decathlon as his status
as an amateur was questioned too
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