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ALL SORTS OF SPORTS.
NATIONALS OUTHATTK1) CINCIN
NATI, MDT LOST THIS GAME
Tlioir Opponents Took Advantage of
Every "Weak Place Amntonr Baso
ball, Athletics, KoTrlnc, Ktc Trotting
anil Pacing at Bonningn.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 1. Washington
outbattod Cincinnati, but its hits were not
opportune, whllo its errors gave Cincinnati
run after run. Tho homo club plnycd a fairly
good game and took advantage of every weak
place of their opponents. Attendance, 300.
cincin'tj. n mi vo a e
wasut'n it mi vo A K
Socry, If.. 2 12 0 lMurp'y.rfO
Marr, rf... 1 2 2 0 ODowd, 2b.. 0
Kelly, o.. 0 13 0 OGrimn, of. 0
Cau'nn.ss. 0 lis 1 Sut'cle. If. 0
Hob'sn, 2b 0 0 3 1 0 HatQeld.ss 0
John'sn.rf 112 2 1 McGulre.c 1
Carney, lb 1 0 12 0 ,0 Alvord.Sb 0
TVhiey,nb 0 0 2 2s! M'Ca'lr,lb 1
Mains, p.. 1 1 ; 5 0Car8ey,p.. 0
Total.... 0 0 27 15 4 Total.... 2 11 27 15 7
Cincinnati 0 12 0 0 0 0 2 1-0
Washington 0 0 0 10 0 0 1 0-2
Earned runs "Washington, 1; Cincinnati, 1.
Two-bnBo nits Canavan and Mains. Three
baBe hit McCauloy. First baRo on balls Off
MainB. 3; oil Carsey. 1. Struck out By Mains.
1; by Cnrtey. 5. "Wild pitches Mains. Time of
fame 1 hour and 20 minutes. Umpire Ma
ony. Games Elsewhere.
Lou sville, Ky., Aug. -Loose fielding
the flr6t inning by Louisvillos and Athletic's
timely hitting allowed tho visitors to -win
Both pitchers did good work. Rain caused
several interruptions and kept the attendance
down to 700. Tho committee of fifteen so
liciting subscriptions to tho club's stock i6
meeting with poor success. The requisite ten
days of player's salar3' arrears has commenced
and the clubs affairs are critical. Score:
LouisvIHo 00000101 03
Athletics 11010000 03
Earned runs Louisville, 2; Athletics, 1.
Two-base hits, Wolf and Weaver. Three
base hit Irwin. Stolen bases Irwin, Mc
Tamany and Corcoran. Doublo plays
Shinnicl: to Taylor, Jennings to Taylor.
First hEse on balls Off Fitzgerald, 2; off
Sanders, 1. Struck out Taylor, Donovan,
Jennings and Fitzgerald, Wolf, Rvan, Mc
Tamany and Milligan. Time 2:02. Umpire
St. Louis, Aug. 1. The Bostons and
Browns played to 11,000 people, and the
Browns wsre in every way outplayed. The
Bostons had out their strong team, and
O'Breinwas splendidly backed up. Farrell
made two home runs in two successive times
at tho hut. Score:
St. Louis 10000200 03
Boston 01121020 07
Earned runs St. Loui6, 2; Boston, 3. Two
base hits McCarty. Home runs Farrell (2).
Stolen bases Hoy and Duffy. Double plavs
Radford, Strieker, and Brouthers; Strieker,
Radford, and Brothers. First base on balls
Broutheris, O'Brien (2), liidford, Hoy, and
Munyan. Struck out Duffy, McGeachy (2),
Murphy, Radford (2),0'Ncill, I.j.m, Boyle(2),
and Munyan. Passed balls Muum.ii. Wild
pitches-O'Brien, 1; Stlvetts, 1. Time 1:40.
Coltjmbus, Onio, Aug. 1. Baltimore could
not touch Knell to-day and had no chance to
win. Columbus put up a magnificent game
at tbe bat and in the field. Attendance, 1,000.
Columbu 2 3 001010 07
Baltimores 02000000 02
Earned runs Columbus, 2. Two-base hit
Twitehell. Three-base hit Twitchell. Home
runs Donohue, CrookB. Stolen bases
Crooks, Wheelock, Donnelly, Knell, and
Welch. First base on balls Off Knell, 4; off
McMahou, 2; off Madden, 3. Hit by pitched
hall Welch, Sneed, and Twitchell. Struck
out--By Knell, 5; by McMabon, 1; by Mad
den, 2. Passed balls Donohue, 1; Robinson.
Wild pitch McMahon. Left on bases Co
lumbus, 8; Baltimore, 0. Time 1:50. Um
pireDavis. Iyoncuo Games.
Boston, 1; Philadelphia, 0.
Brooklyn, 9; New York, 0.
Pittsburg, 7; Cleveland, 3.
Chicago, 7; Cincinnati. 4.
Won. Lost. Per Ct.
Chicago 51 32 .630
New York 43 33 .560
Boston , 46 84 .575
Cleveland J2 43 .494
Philadelphia 38 43 .469
Brooklyn 37 43 .463
Cincinnati 35 49 .417
Pittsburg..., 33 48 .407
American Association Standing:.
The standing of the American Association
dubs is as follows:
Won. Lost. Per Ct.
Boston 59 27 .080
St. Louis 57 32 .640
Baltimore 48 35 .578
Columbus 44 44 .500
Athletics 42 43 .494
Cincinnati 38 49 .437
Nationals 28 54 .341
Louisville , 31 62 .333
The Nationals came home unexpectedly on
Thursday to play a transferred game from
Philadelphia and it is hinted also, in order to
give our people an opportunity to see tho
Improvement in the team since Captain Shan
non took charge. If the latter was the case
it fully met the intentions of tho promoters of
the scheme, as the 4,300 people present could
hardly realize that the team playing before
them -was formerly the almost despised "tail
enders." The team played one of tho snap
piest games that has been 6een here this sea
son. It begins to look as if Captain Shannon
was going to make a big success of the team,
or if the work as shown in the three Athletic
games is continued there is no reason why
the club shouldn't be half way up the ladder.
There is another movement in the ranks of
the American Association that means anew
factor in the determination of the champion
ship question. It is no more nor less than
adding a number of games to the present
schedule in order to prolong the season until
the middlo part of October. Naturally tho
National Club will agree to it, as October is
one of tho pleaeantest months in this section.
President Kramer ought to appoint Charley
Snyder to his old position as an umpire, a
place bo vacated to accept the management of
the National Club. He is one of the best um
pires In. America, and with Davis, Mahorno
and Kcrims would make a quartctto that no
oiher league or association over possessed.
Ed. Andrews, loft fielder of tho Ctncinnatls,
has been released by that club, owing to
troublo with Captain Kelly. Ho wants to
como hero and wired President Bennett ask
ing to bo engaged as manager and captain.
Andrews will bo probably engaged If ho wants
to come simply as a ball-player.
President Kramer, of tbo American Asso
ciation, apparently went to sloop over his
contracts, releases, etc., as last week ho bul
lotlncd 6ome that were duo last April. Tho
dishing up of such names as Visner, Mace,
etc., as members of tho National Club seems
something like a dream.
Tho games schoduled by tho Nationals for
this week aro as follows: Sunday, Monday
and Tuesday, tho Cincinnati; Wodnesday,
Thursday and Friday, tho Columbus, and Sat
urday, tho Louisvilles. Wo Bhould win at
least halt of tho games in order to keep our
Tho Boston Club will not play any moro in
this city, oa thoy havo finished up their series.
This is rogrotted, as tho Bostons aro prime
favorites hero. Of course if tho schedule Is
lengthened out then thero will be another
chance to see them.
Tho National Club seems to havo had a llt
tlo ollxir of life infused into it since the
Omaha contingent came. Manager Shannon
has assumed control of tho team, and already
better work is noticeable. It is refreshing.
Foreman received a telegram on Thursday
thathis mother-in-law was dying. Tho message
came to him in the fourth Inning, yet he gal
lautly finished tho contest, though his feelings
may easily bo Imagined.
Attorney Sutherland's rejoinder to Colonel
Rogers, tho attorney of the League, issued
last week, was a clever letter and better read
ing by far than his first. It was full of
While tho Nationals have the game with
tho Cincinnati and Columbus this week tho
Louisvilles are playing the Athletics and Bos
tons, and surely these two organizations ought
to keep the Kontuckians down in last place.
Cuunlngham, Baltimore's pet twirler, is in
bad repute, as his work lately has been away
bolow tho average. Manager Barnie released
him on Tuesday for indifferent playing.
Carsej', whom The Herald has insisted is
tho best pitchor in the quartette of the Na
tional Club, is now getting support and is
consequently pitching great ball.
Beccher has been suffering from rheuma
tism, and that's what caused his lay off from
tho Athletics. He is playing a strong game
for tbo Philadelphia team.
King Kelly has reinstated Robinson in the
rauhs, as that almost incorrigible youngster
has taken several iron-clad oaths to "do better.
McCauley, who takes McQuery's placo at
first base, is certainly cutting out a rapid pace
as a batsman.
Lohman, the catcher, has been signed by
the Athletics and left with them on their
Sutcliffe has shown himself to bo ono of the
best hitters on the team.
Gil Hatfield played a splendid left-field gamo
"Papa" Alvord continues to rob batsmen of
Now then, let's at Cincinnati for 6ixth
Tommy Dowd picked up In his playing last
Louisville can now be dubbed "tail-enders."
Manager Shannon made a successful debut.
It sounds odd, but it came at last.
TheW. L. 1. Corps and tho Y. M. C. A.
played a well contested game yesterday after
noon at National Park in the presence of a fair
sized crowd. The fielding of both sides was
sharp and effective whllo both Wise and Hol
brook were on their mettle In tho pitcher's
department. Tho Y. M. C. A. had tho best of
tho hitting, but their errors were costly. Hol
brook 6truck out eleven men. Score:
w. r.. i. c. it un ro A r:
Ha'tmn.lf 2 0 10 0
Leach. 2b.. 0 113 3
Haydcn, c 0 19 10
Wlscn.... 0 l 0 3 f
v. m. c. a. it nn 1'0 A E
T'wn'nd.3b0 0 0 3 3
unrrows.lD l 15 10
Boucher.ss 0 13 2 3
CollhTer.ofO 0 10 0
Johnst'n.c 0 1 13 1 3
Sanford, If. 1 l 0 0 0
Uich'ds'n.rf 0 fl n fl 1
White, B3.. 0 0 2 0 0
O'H'K'n.Obl 0 3 3 0
Hoydler.cfl i 2 0 Oj
Ch'mM'n.lbO 0 it 0 0,Hollb'k,p.. 0 10 10
Farrell, rf. 2 0 0 0 0 Burd'tte,2d0 0 5 2 1
Total 0 4 27 103 a 2 5 27 10 7
W.L.I.C 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3-0
Y.M.C.A 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0-2
Three-base hit Sanford. Stolen bases
Townsend, Harrows. Boucher, Sanford, Rich
ardson, Burdotte. Huuptman, Leach, Haydon,
If oydler (2), and Farrell. First base on balls
Sanford, Holbrook, Heydler, and Farrell (2).
Hit by pitcbod ball Hayden (2) and Haunt
man. Struck out Johnson, Coiliilower, Hol
brook (2), lUohardson (2), Boucher, White,
Q'nnffan, Leach, Wise (3), Hayden. Iloydler.
and Cliamberlin (3). Doublo playB Townsend,
Boucher, and Barrows. Umpire Bctts, Time
of gaino lhour and 25 minutes.
C.A.C 3 0
Last Sunday and Monday's papers an
nounced tho previous Saturday's game as the
first one for the A. A. U. championship. It
was tho second, as tho C. A. C. had defeated
tho W, L. I. C. on tho previous Wednesday.
Tho games for the present week are as fol
lows: Wednesday, Y. M, C. A. vs. C. A. C;
Saturday, W. L. I. C. vs. Y. M. C. A. Both
games take place at tho National Park.
Harry Hauptman, of the W. L. I. C, is one
of the best fielders that ever trod the diamond.
He is a Potomac Athletic, and will play with
that team next season.
Jack Ranter, jr., is very proud of his suc
cess as a manager and he has every reason to
be proud of the C. A. C. team for their work.
Perhaps Louis Wells, of tho C. A. C, Isn't
thumping the balls out right lively! He
keeps his best eye on the spheroid.
The Olympic Baseball Club defeated the
Lafayettea Wednesday on the Georgetown
College grounds. Score, 8 to 2.
S Tommy Ellis, the able little short-stop of
el'otomacs, will probably finish the season
with the Y. M. C. A.
What a pity the Potomac Athletics didn't
outer theii team in the A. A. U. They would
have made it lively.
The Olympics have not been defeated this
season, and have met some of the etrougcit
ATHLKTICS AND ROWING.
The announcement that the University of
Pennsylvania's crow was coming hero to row.ln
tho eight as tho representative of tho Schuyl
kill Navy and not tho Manhattan Athletic
Club has stirred up qutto a brcozo In amateur
circles. There is decided opposition from all
quaitcrs, and it is not certain that tho Schuyl
kill Navy will caro to send them down. It is
not justico to bonafldo amateurs that a college
crew of this character should bo allowed
to compoto In a race of this kind.
Tho Columbia Athletics havo commonccd
to row their eight-oared crew and Dyer is oc
cupying tho stroke seat. In tho time between
this and tho regatta thoy ought to mako a
first-class crew out of themselves. Courtnoy
Is elated somewhat, and whllo not saugulno
of victory, has faith in tho mon under him.
Tho men row in boautiful sbapo and follow
tho machlno-Hko 6troko of Dyer In perfect
Tho Potomacs aro working hard to got out
an eight-oared crow and it will bo through no
fault of Captain Zappono if they don't. He
has under advisemont tho following men, and
it depends on thom entirely whether or not
tho club gets out a crew. They aro Robinson,
Smithsori, Norton, Mills, Fiuckol, Oliver, Mc
Coy, Young, Oertel, Routello, and Blair.
Tho dissatisfied element in tho National As
sociation of American Oarsmen, who for years
has been trying to break tho usofulnes of tho
Association, havo bobbed up 6orenoly this year
and aro out with a circular letter asking tho
various clubs of the country to help them
break down the present management.
Tho Potomac Athletic Club havo tendered
tho freedom of their clubhouse to tho Press
Club during regatta week. There will bo a
largo number of visiting newspaper men hero
at that time. Tho tender has been accepted
by tho Press Club with thanks.
The eight of tho Columbia Athletics that is
rowing for tho National regatta is mado up as
follows: Dyer stroke, Johnson 7, Ryan 6,
Baker 5, Harlan 4, Jannus 3, Cri6t 2, and
Brewster bow. It is not settled yet who will
The Columbias' junior eight Is rowing regu
larly and is showing good form. Thoy aro
aided in their work by tho loudest-voiced
coxswain that ever sat in a boat. They aro
preparing for the Staten Island Labor Day
Tho Potomac's junior crew will probably
bo Mills stroke, McCoy 3, Oliver 2, and
Finckel bow. This is a good, weighty crew
and if they had tho time and best of handling
would mako a fine junior four.
The University of Pennsylvania men who
are members of tho Manhattan Athletic Club
will not represent tho New York club here,
but will como dowu as tho representatives of
tho Schuylkill Navy.
The Malta eight, of Philadelphia, are train
ing hard undor Dan Galanagh. They expect
to win, too.
Harry McMillan has resigned from the ex
ecutive committco of the National A. A. oars
men. Robinson, of the Pot .mac Athletics, has
gone to Colonial Beach lur a week's rest.
McManus, a sculler of the Albany Club, has
arrived in town to train for the races.
Courtnoy is certainly getting out a lot of
oarsmen In tho C. A. C.
The junior four-oared raco promises to bo a
The Aualostans do not seem to bo In the
Things are becoming lively on the river.
THE REGATTA COMMITTEE.
Its "Work Getting: Heavy Como Up "With
Your Subscriptions !
The work of the local regatta committee Is
getting heavy. Tho members of tho com
mittee find that they havo a pretty big load. It
has been determined to adhere to the old
course with a slight alteration, but tho finish
will be up in tbe basin, nearly opposite tho
Analostan Club House, so that everybody will
havo an excellent opportunity to witness tho
finishes. At tho old spot whore the former
Analostan house stood thero is a good sito for
a stand, and the committee would realize a
handsome profit by tho erection of such a
structure. Mr. E. A. Allen, of this city,
has given $200 for the privilege of the official
programme, and promises to make it a worthy
souvenir of tho aquatic gathering. It is not
known how much money has been received
In subscriptions as the committee aro keeping
that to themselves. The entries close on
Tuesday next with Secretary Gibson and tho
prospects, judging from reports received from
every section of tho country, aro flattering
that they will bo numerous. Thero aro now
only fifteen days ere tho regatta is on us and
citizens should bear in mind tho fact that
money is needed. Be prompt and generous
with your subscriptions.
Tho tennis eeason has been greatly Inter
rupted by the constant rains this summer. If
tho players succeed in finding one day In
Bevon when tho courts aro in condition thoy
consider themselves fortunate. Tho Bach
elors' grounds have been occupied at intervals
during July. Among tho players being Mc
Cawley, Davidson, Spofford, Sheibloy,
Painter, Wooten and Chambers. Tho courts
at Fifteenth street and Rhode Island avenue
havo been in frequent use, and on several even
ings tho lady members havo participated.
During August and September It Is expected
that a revival of the interest in tennis will oc
cur, and during the early fall our players will
be constantly at tho nets.
UuiverHlty Club's New Xlouse.
Tbo University Club has taken a lease on
tho Ray property, corner of Seventeenth and
I streets, with privilege of purchase, aud will
remove from their present quarters about the
1st of October. The ojub now numbers
over 250 active members and is in a most
The Most Remarktth.le Memory.
Tho most remarkable feat of memory on
record was that of an itinerant actor of Eng
land, William Lyon, Ho won a bet of a crown
bowl of punch that he could repeat tho whole
of an issue of tho London Daily Advertiser
after hearing it read. This was the more re
markable because there is no sort of connec
tion between advertisements and the variety
Drink Tannhauser beer. Bottled by H.
Telephone 515-2 for "Faust Beer,"
TROTTING AND PACING.
Some Good Rncing Promised nt Uoiintng
Track on "Wednesday. v
Thero will bo three good trotting and pac
ing races at Denning noxt Wednesday, Aug
ust 5, at 3 o'clock. All of tho events havo
filled well. In tho first race Madolaldo Is tho
only horso that has over started in a raco and
her owner thinks that ho has dropped into a
good thing, as not ono of tho others has over
heurd tho starter say "go." Tho 2:38 class will
mako a good contest as all havo good chances.
Llttlo Billy and Helen Davis, according to
general comment, aro about equal favorltlos,
though tho others aro not out of it. Bluo
Dick is tho favorito for tho pacing race, des
plto tho fact that ho is now closo on a scoro of
years old. Victor will give him a closo raco
considering his good raco at Alexandria sov
veral weeks ago. Doctor H. is improving and
Davo Sondboimcr has not got to the front
latoly and is very anxious to drive a winner.
A steeplechase over tbo short courso will bo
arranged, If possible, in order to bring tho
day's sport to a closo with a llttlo excitement.
The entries aro as follows:
First raco Special for trotters and pacers.
M. C. Stone, ch. ro., Boauty; Owner's, blk.
m., Madclaide; R. C. Bedford, ch. g., Monto
Chrlsto; Wright and Kay, blk. g., Loe; II. G.
Rockwell, blk. m., Black Beauty; G. II. Hess,
b. g., Forrest; T. Cannon, ch. m., Sallle; Dr.
Bond, b. m., Eftle; E. O. Sandorson, 1. c, J.
R.; C. H. Dranoy, r. m Fannie Dudley.
Second race 2:38 class; purso $100. M.
C. Stone, ch. m., Little Maud; O. A. Trow
bridge, b. g.. Little Billy; J. H. Buahcr, b. g.,
Charley B.; S. C. McCullough, ch. h., High
land Red; F. M. Dranoy. r. m., Helen Davis
or br. m., Salome; G. H. Hess, b. h., Harry
Third Race Special purso for pacers. M.
C. Stone, g. g., Blue Dick; D. Sondhcimer, g.
g., Doctor H.; W. Boymer, ch. h., Victor.
L.ONGSTREET BEAT TENNY.
Other Interesting Racine: Events Yes
terday. BiuouTON BEAcn, Aug. l.In view of tho
match raco between Long6trcet and Tenny at
Morris Park tho crowd which mado tho jour
ney to Brighton Beach to-day was a surpris
ingly good one, fully six thousand turning
out. The card was an exceptionally good one,
and as a consequence betting was very brisk.
Before tho regular betting began an enterpris
ing firm af bookmakers did business on tho
Tenny-Longstrcet race. Tho former was tho
choice at 3 to 5, while the Dwyer candidato
could bo backed at 6 to 5.
Tho horses started with Longstreet in tho
lead. At the quarter Longstreet was a length
ahead; time 2i. At tho half Longstreet led
by two lengths; timcoOJ. The thrco quarters
Longstrcet-by three lengths; time 1:17J. At
the mile It was Long6treet by a length; tlmo
1:43. Longstreet won by twelve lengths; time
2:07J. Ab a result of an argument a match
race took place before tho racing began
between J. C. Smith's North Park and J . Dur
yea's Ballad for 500 a side. . The former won
easily by two lengths. Betting: North Park,
4 to 5; Ballad, 11 to 10. As for the regular
racing at tho Beach, it was good, and enjoyed
by the crowd. Tho track was in good con
dition uutil just "before tho 6ixth race, when
rain began to fall. Four favorites won.
First race Selling, 5 furlongs. Gyda won,
Adair second. Time,l:05.
Second raco Maiden two-year-olds, 5 fur
longs. Katuroh won, Maxim filly second.
Third race Selling, five furlongs, Zcnobia
won, Mucilage sqcond. Time, 1:03.
Fourth race Selling, mile and ono six
teenth. Rambler won, Willio L. second.
Fifth race All ages, six and a half furlongs.
Kingston won. Time, 1:22.
Sixth race For two-year olds, selling, five
furlongs. Verbena won, Peruvian second.
Seventh race Selling, mile and a quarter
Longford won, Little Jim second. Time,
New Yokk, Aug. 1. After an interview to
night with Mr. D. T. Pulslfer tho Monmouth
Park Racing Association has decided to offer
$5,000 added money to a sweepstakes at a
mile and ono quarter provided Tenny and
Long6treet both accopt. The conditions of tho
race admit of other starters. It is a sweep
stakes of $250 each with $5,000 added,
of which $1,000 to second; weight for ages.
Tho raco is announced for Saturday next at
Morris Park, but tho conditions call for a
good day and track, otherwise the race will bo
postponed. Tcnny's owner has already ac
cepted. Gloucester, N. J., Aug. 1. Following aro
the results of to-day's events:
First race Seven-eighths mile; Llttlo Addlo
won, Slumber second; time 1:30. Second race
Three quarter mile: Jersey won, Slstor Iono
second; time 1:22J. Third raco Four
and a half furlongs; Pine Ridge won, Krikena
second; time 58J. Fourth race Four
and a half furlongs; Ecstacy won, Llta sec
ond; time 585. Fifth race Ono mile; Frank
Ward won, Pliny second; time 1:47. Sixth
race Seven-eighths mile; Bonnie S. won, Alf
Estoll second; timo 1:351.
DIVORCES IN PRANCE.
Couples Usually Tire of Each Other After
Five and Under Ton Years.
Tho Journal OJJiciel publishes some read
able statistics relative to tho divorces and
separations decreed in Franco during a period
of twelve months. Tho divorces granted after
less than ono year's connubial happiness
amount to 2 per cqnt. Then comes a tremendous
jump to 23 per cent in tho case of unions hav
ing lasted from, one to five years. Tbe
heaviest proportion of all is that for tho pe
riod extending from tho fifth to tho tenth year,
tho number reached being 40 per cent.
After that tho figures'drop rapidly. Only 28
per cent, of couples seek divorce between their
tenth and twentieth years of union; between
twenty and thirty tho proportion i6 only 0 per
cent, and, finally, only ono pair in a hundred
seeks to cut the knot after sailing through
life together for over thirty and under forty
years, After moro than forty summers of
wedded happiness thero is no instance of the
French equivalent for "a decree nisi," Con
jugal infidelity is the cause of only one-fifth
of the divorces granted.
Tho Umbrella Skirt.
The umbrella skirt which Parlsennes aro
wearing clings to tho figure all around at tho
top, fitting in the back as closely as in the
front and sides. fSorne of, the skirts aro gored
in tho old-fashtoned way, with very deeply
sloped Bides on tho front breadth and on two
side gores, while the back has a bias seam
down tho middle.
MURDER "WIIjD OUT.
Conlcaaion of n Crime Commuted Sixteen
Alpena, Mich., Aug. 1. Sixteen years ago
Albert Molltor, known as tho king of Prcsquc
Islo County, and his clerk, Edward Sullivan,
woromystorlously assassinated in Molltor's or
flco. Tho troublo was supposed to have
nrison from tho arbitrary manner In which
Molltor conducted his ofllco as county troas
uror. At tho tlmo of tho murder William
Ropkc.a well-to-do farmer of Rogors Clty.was
suspected of tho crime, but ovidenco to con
vict was lacking and ho Was novor arrested.
Thursday night, whon tho story of tho shoot
ing had almost died from tho minds of tho
people, Kopko mado a confession of the
crime, Implicating with blm fourteen of
Rogers City's best-known citizens, among
them August Goslln, Carl Voglcr, August
Forgonfrlor, Fred Uno, Ferdlnnnd Brudor,
Henry Jacobs, Goottliob Lambert, Herman
Monzo, Charles Wcssengcst, August Thurman,
and four otherd, all well-known in tho county.
In his confession ho says tho only reason It
was mado Is that Ill-luck has pur
sued him tho past fow years. His
children havo been drowned, his barns and
houses burned without apparent causo, his
investments all turned out bad and his horses
died. All this would not havo mado him con
fess, he says, but of lato ho has boon unable
to sleep nights from thinking of tho crime and
ho could not stand tho strain any longer.
Tho confession stirs up n great commotion
as all tho pooplo implicated will bo arrested
A Victim of Mnlprnctlco.
Ghavesend, L. I., Aug. 1. On a plain slab
in Still wall's morguo at Gravesend, lies tho
body of a beautiful young woman apparently
22 years of ago. Tho body was taken to the
morguo this afternoon from tho Jones cottage
a cheap lodging houso on tho Coney Island
Bowory, where tho young woman died from
tho effects of an operation performed by medi
cal practitioners whoso names aro unknown.
Louise Hyncs camo to Conoy Island thrco
weeks ago and put up at tho Jones cottage.
8oon after her urrival she beenmo ill, suffer
ing from peritonitis. Tho cause was a crimi
Scones In Republican Convention.
Geneva, N. Y., Aug. 1. At the Repub
lican district convention at Romula this
afternoon it was thought at ono timo that
murder would result, so hot became tho fight
between tho opposing factions. Tho war was
for a timo ono of words, but when A. M.
Patterson, a resident of Geneva, attempted
to enter' tho cbnvcntion hall ho was denied
admission, and upon trying to force his way
in ho was stopped at tho muzzle of a loaded
rovolverih the hands of an opponent. Tho
scenes enacted at tho convention aro the
topics uppermost to-night.
Throe Negroes Shot to Death.
Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 1. In Henry
County Friday night, a fow miles from Gor
don, a mob took irom officers four negroes,
two men and two women, who were charged
with burning a dwelling houso. Whllo going
to the river ono of tho men escaped. Reach
ing the river, tho others were placed on the
bank and shot. Tho man rolled down the
bank and by feigning death escaped into
Georgia and reported tho above facts. The
body of ono of tho women was recovered
Intor-Oceanlc Railway Transfer.
City ov Mexico, Aug. 1. Tho transfer of
tho Inter-OceanicB,ailway from Delfiu, Sanchez
& Company to tho English company has been
effected In accordance with the provisions of
tho construction contract mado prior to the
issue of tho debentures and stock of the
company. F. Gillham, tho company's gen
eral manager, camo to this country to carry
out tho arrangements.
Another Reciprocal Agreement.
Madii, Aug. 1. General E. Burd Grubb,
tho United States Minister here, has induced
tho Government to agree to a reciprocal ar
rangement for tho treatment of American
vessels arriving at ports of Cuba and Porto
Rico. A commission is sitting for tho purpose
of revising and bringing the Spanish laws
into conformity with those of tho United
. . .
Dissipation and Embezzlement.
Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 1. Louis Smies,
confidential bookkeeper for Faxon, Williams
& Faxon, grocers, was arrested this morn
ing charged with embezzlement to tho amount
of about $3,000. Repleaded not guilty, and
was held for trial. Smies it is said squan
dered tho money In dissipation.
Specie Exports and ImportH.
New Yokk, Aug. 1. Exports of specie
from New Yorlcduring week, $80,572,of which
$31,572 was gold coin and $44,000 in silver
bars. All tho gold wont to South America
and all tho silver to Europe.
Imports during last week, $34,330, of which
,$20,840 was gold and $4,499 silver.
. Incroused Tobacco SaloH.
Danville, Va., Aug. 1. Tho sales of leaf
tobacco on this maiket for July amount to
3,005,113 pounds, an increase of 2,122,802
pounds over July last year. Sales since Oc
tober, tho beginning of tho present tobacco
year, 30,221,994 pounds, an increase of 13,414,
000 pounds over the samo period of last yar.
Suleldo in a Bagnio.
Bihmingiiam, Ala., Aug. 1. This after
noon Robert Ashley, a highly respected young
business man of Anniston, Ala., committed
suicide in this city by taking morpblne. Ho
took tbo doso in a bagnio, and died in a doc
tor's ofllco. He had a wifo and chlldron.
. ' i
George W. Presbrpy, tho manager of tho
Madison Square Theatre, with his wife, Lillian
Russell, the celebrated opera singer, and his
son, Tommy RusBell, tho well-known juvenilo
actor, were among tho noted guests at tho
Ocean View Hotel during tho past week.
Maine newspaper. What marvelous intelli
gence! Lillian Russell has been singing in
New York all summer; she is not Presbrey's
wife, and Tommy Russell is not Presbrey's
son. Who is Presbrey, any way ? Philadel
phia North American. Mr. Presbrey is proba
l)ly of tho old Presbreyterian family, and re
lated to Rev. Dr. Mallory.who owns tho Mad
ison Square Theatro. Lillian Russell is not
related to Tommy Russell. She Is tho mother
of Johnny Russell, who goes about with tho
"City Directory" Company. Tommy Russell,
who played Little Lord Fauntleroy until his
whiskers became too heavy for the part, is a
brother of Sol Smith Russell, who Is always
kind to "A Poor Relatiou," New Orleans
"Faust Boer" is old.