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Lea, high scorer for the U. S. in the 1922 and 1923 races, designed by Gielow, built by Robert Jacob, owned by J. F. Birmingham of Oyster Bay, to be sailed by Harry L. Maxwell of Glen Cove, L. I.

Paumonok, a new boat, designed by Gielow, built by Lawlet, owned by the Seawanhaka Syndicate, to be sailed by Sherman Hoyt of Oyster Bay.

Heron, a new boat, designed by Crane, built by Nevins, owned and to be sailed by C. F. Havemeyer of Cold Spring, L. I.

Madcap, a new boat, designed by F. M. Hoyt, built by Nevins, owned by Harry L. Maxwell, to be held in reserve in case of an accident to one of the four contenders.

The international competition is a series of races over various courses of varying distances. The scoring system gives each boat one point for starting and one point for every boat she defeats.

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sloops, now used the world over.

Captain Nat, called by many the "greatest yacht designer the world has ever seen," designed the last five defenders of the America's Cup, all winners-Vigilant, Defender, Columbia, Reliance, Resolute.

Last week Captain Nat announced that he had sold his shipyard, was retiring. Newspaper men in England rushed to Sir Thomas Lipton with the news, asked him if he would challenge for the America's Cup again now that his nemesis had departed from the seas. Said Sir Thomas: "I wonder if he really has retired for good?"

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upon Harry Wills, huge black, in a fistic engagement that promises to become historic for its violence.

Another muscle recipe employed by the Bull Man was clever, colossal crooning Black Bill Tate, his spar ring-partner-in-chief. Tate has been teaching his enormous pupil what clinches mean, how to follow a right with a left. Tate predicted that Wills, famed for infighting, would have to change his tactics against Firpo to avoid being knocked "very loose."

For the first time on record, the Bull Man boasted he would win More important-for he is notoriously pinch-pocketed-Firpo offered to bet he would win in 10 rounds.

At Southampton, L. I., other pil grims found Black Panther Will looking lean, lithe and dangerous He had been training by running six miles a day up and down the ocean sands; by flailing and stabbing at two sparring partners whose weights ag gregated 430 pounds; by keeping quiet, eating much, saying little.

In Wall Street, Manhattan, mon eyed men laid their wagers upo Firpo or Wills in the ratio of 11 t 10.

New World's Record

Mile trot for three-year-old trot ting horses: Colonel Bosworth, owne by Thomas Taggart Jr. of French Lid Ind., at Cleveland, Ohio. Time-2 min 24% sec.

Dundee gave as his reason for ab- AERONAUTICS

dicating, the fact that there are no challenging featherweights on hand considerable enough to make it worth while wearing himself down to 126 pounds thereby risking his good health.

He has fought for 14 years as a featherweight, but advancing age has brought flesh upon him. He won the title from Eugene Criqui in July, 1923, a month after Criqui had thrashed Johnny Kilbane, onetime champion. By no means "through," Dundee's present ambition is to fight Benny Leonard for the world's lightweight title.*

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Caracoling geldings in front o Fifth Avenue's sprucest barouchedistempered horseless carriages sleek limousines-yachts, a succes sion of them, haughty and lithe, with these the Vanderbilts, in their ger erations, have spurned space. Τι this list of conveyances an addition was made last week-the fastest sy plane in the world. Harold Sterling son of William K., had it built by Charles Kirkham, once of the Car tiss Company.


Of a different feather from m dane planes (which have wooden hulls, fabric wings, Liberty engines this aristocratic bird has wings an body of duralumin-a new light as cork, strong as steel. It car ries four passengers, has a special compartment for golf clubs and other week-end breakables. It will o 130 m. p. h., ten times as fast as the proudest, the tallest sailing yacht bygone days.

To the scion of wealth, its owne certain cinamalicious adjectives, served for scions-idle, gilded, etc do not apply. To avoid being d he became, after graduating fro

erk, a reporter for The Sun (New ork), a lieutenant in the U. S. aval Reserve. He is a director of te N. Y. Central R. R., and has an fice in the Grand Central Terminal, fanhattan, where he often may be jund. Never gilded, he was once orched when his yacht, the Vagrant, aught fire at sea, but survived to in the N. Y. Yacht Club cruise ith this boat two weeks ago. Incientally he is the Commodore of the ew York Yacht Club.


n Greenland

The U. S. globe-circling aeronauts it in lonely Reykjavik (Iceland) and oked out westward over a cold grey a Naval scouts wirelessed them that e eastern harbors of Greenland were immed with ice-floes, that their next op would have to be 825 miles, to vigtut on a southerly Greenland cape. hat meant they would need to carry dra fuel.

Hoisting spare gasoline tankards bard, the pilots started their engines, ught to take off. But the tankards re too heavy. The planes could not e. Exasperated, the pilots tossed ay every non-essential ounce, repaired nor breakage occasioned by their false rts, shot off hazardously.

After 10 hours and 19 minutes in the -fortunately not tempestuous-they red down through a dense fog that nketed their haven, "taxied" safely anchorage.

Lieut. Locatelli, exploring northern ways for the Italian Government IME, Aug. 25), who had preceded U. S. couple out of Reykjavik by a Į minutes, did not turn up in Ivigtut t night. The Americans had last him as they neared the Greenland banks and felt sure he had not rshot his mark. Searchers from gtut cruised the perilous icebound st to eastward, Esquimaux trotted ng the shore, looking, looking. Late nday night, 125 miles from shore, ting helplessly with a dead motor, catelli and his companions


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In Manhattan, there has been published a book by Dr. Stanley M. Rinehart, a Washington physician. This book is called The Commonsense of Health-it treats with all the familiar plagues and problems of the body, from catching cold to cancer. One of the chapters deals with chronic poisoning and the literary Dr. Rinehart cites the case of Joe, the fat boy in Dickens at whom Mr. Wardle was always shouting, "Joe! Damn that boy, he's asleep again!" Joe had an overpowering prediliction for meat pies and mutton and roast beef. In fiction he is a humorous In what book by character but in real life he is Tragedy personified. Charles Dickens can Joe the fat boy, be found?


Joe, the fat boy, is to be found in Pickwick Papers. Question No. 5

Learned astronomers last week announced that on August 23d the planet Mars will arrive at a point nearer this Earth than it has been for two centuries. Mars, as every one knows, is one of the smallest of the major planets. How many major planets are there?


There are eight planets.


COMING. During the past week the following men and women arrived in the U. S. on the following ships:

On the France (French)-Coles Phillips, famed hosiery and silverware artist; Ina Claire, actress; 40 U. S. exAmbulance drivers returning after a visit to the Western Front.

On the Aquitania (Cunard)—John Hays Hammond, famed mining engineer; Constance, Lady Baird, and Sir Thomas Glen-Coats with the 4 six-metre British yachts to compete for the British-America cup in the International Yacht Race at Oyster Bay.

On the Columbus (North German Lloyd)-Ignaz Waghalter, famed German conductor, to be guest conductor of various U. S. Symphony Orchestras.

On the Scythia (Cunard)-Sir John Bland-Sutton, President of The Royal College of Surgeons, London; Hon. Roscoe Pound, Dean of Harvard Law School.

On the Homeric (White Star)-Paul D. Cravath, famed Manhattan lawyer; the team of British amateur golfers to compete for the Walker Cup.

On the Berengaria (Cunard)-Edward of Wales.

GOING. During the past week the following men and women left the U. S. on the following ships:

On the Olympic (White Star)-Sir James Arthur Salter, Financial and Economic Director of the League of Nations.


Engaged. Frances Orren Lowden, third daughter of former Governor of Illinois Frank O. Lowden, of Oregon, Ill., to John B. Drake, Jr., kin of Tracy C. Drake, Chicago hotel man.

Engagement Denied. Lew Cody, cinema actor, to Dora Goldberg Gressing Northworth Gordon "Nora" Bayes (TIME, Aug. 25). Said he: "I wish it were true. It's fiction."

Married. Hyrum Dempsey, 67, father of William Harrison (“Jack”) Dempsey, champion pugilist, to one Lottie Dexter Blassingame, 26; in Farmington, Utah.

Died. Lucy Page Gaston, 64, famed reformer; in Chicago (see Page 5.)

Died. The Rev. Charles Jaggers, 93, black, famed preacher; in Columbia (see Page 19).

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