John F. McGlynn
J. E. Edwards, the fast racer of the Olympic Club, will try for the world's five-mile record tomorrow over the course from San Mateo to San Carlos. Everything will be done to help him secure the coveted record. Manager Jack McGlynn has arranged for tandem and single pacemakers to help Edwards. The present American record is 11:19, made by A. C. Van Nest at Chicago on October 9th, Edwards has ridden the five miles in a competition race in 12 minutes 13 2-5 seconds.
Jack McGlynn was presented with a solid gold button badge, suitably engraved, by the Olympics in recognition of his earnest work in developing racing talent for the club.
The following officials were in charge at the start and finish and in consequence everything at those points went off smoothly and without a hitch: Referee, Harlow H. White, president Associated Clubs; starter, John F. McGlynn, Olympic; clerk of course, Jules F. Hancock, Bay City; scorer, C. W. Prentiss, California; timers and judges - F. H. Kerrigan and George P. Wetmore, Bay City; Charles Albert Adams and H. D. Hadenfeldt, Olympic; J. J. B. Argenti, California; J. Catanich, Imperial; F. W. Sharp, Acme; W. E. Griffiths, Reliance; W. I. Pixley, San Francisco, and F. S. Hoyt, Alameda.