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IN THE AVORLDOF SPORTS.
FACTS FOR AMATEURS AND PROFES
QCSER CEXTURT RIDING RIVALRY-TROU
BLE OVER INTERNATIONAL TENNIS
TICKETS— NOTES AND COMMENTS.
One vou'id not look to century run promoting
wjjjj to be at war over conducting one hundred
«,il« rur.s fcr wheelmen, but ?uch a war exists, and
TCp rjrous officials of the different associations
v£e language <J«cidedly unbecoming when •■ring
to tiieir rivals. The rival organizations, the Cen
tcrT Roa ' 1 Club of AmPrica an<l Tht " Century Road
Club Association, conducted century runs yester
aay. siariir.g and finishing from the same point
ja Brofklyr. There were some corr.plicated and
comical mlsup? before the day was over. About
four hundred riders took part in the runs. Each
gjrsociation styled its run the "veterans:." and both
fields Ftarted from Bedford Rest. The association
run immbered about three hundred rider?, and the
route was to Rockaway Beach, where dinner was
enjoyed. The fast division arrived at the bearh
In time, but the slow division got caught in the
6tonn. ard the risers had to seek shelter in barns.
ar.d nnder trees. The run back from Valley
Stream ffas a race to Bedford Rest. This was won
t>y Mbert Anderson -. good time. The Road Club
of America had probably one hundred and fifty
risers in line, and the dinner stop vas at Hicks
villt. There were two weary women in the party.
In the race back from Hlcksvi!!e, a distance of
t^:rty-s:x mfies. <?harles Hock was the winner, ,*n
Captain. Manhattan Cricket Clan.
one hour and fifty-five minutes. Mock was eleven
minutes ahead of th second man.
Considerable dissatisfaction Is bcir.g aroused In
the lawn tennis world by the arrangement of the
Crescent Athletic Club's distribution of the tickets
for the international matches that are to be played
*t the Bay Ridge courts. At the former International
competitions ther«i was a small fee charged at the
rate. This allowed any one interested in the
matches to witness the play. The edict that admis
sion to the Crescent grounds will be by Invitation
only is not at all popular. Some of the. members
of the lawn tennis organizations claim that this
arrangement is the work of some of the officers of
the Un'ted States National Lawn Tennis Associa
tion These men sr.y that in accordance with the
ceed of gift of the cup they are entitled to
demand admission and that they intend to force
the :=«=ue They say that there may be trouble
ahead" for the "management of the international
O-e of the crack racing yachts that w-n be sussed
during the New-York Yacht Club cruise is the
famous old Cup defender Vigilant, now a yawl,
owned by Percy Chubb. She and the Ailsa. also a
yawl, owned by Henry S. Redmond, have sailed
close races during last season and the early part
of this: but Mr. Chubb has for years had in con
templation a <-rui?e to Labrador with his tamily.
sad having completed all arrangements about a
no--h ago the yacht has started on her cruise and
wi;i not return to these waters for some six weeks.
The Vigilant has crossed the Atlantic several times
end is weii equipped for oce^n cruising.
TThether Titus will go tack to England next year
to try again for the Diamond Sculls is a question.
There is no question in the opinion of his friends
that the American sculler has been treated shab
bily by some of his clubmates on the Harlem
River "especially those who were responsible for
th*» «i!lv rumors questioning his status as an
amateur. Singularly ™™&' F - ■£% K &?&l*fr
•*-i-n«- o*" the Diamond sculls, and H. T. Biack
t-uif'- bolder, failed to send in their entries for
The amateur championship of England when the
tots c:o**-d recently.
Aemirers of AH Patrick who have backed him
for the St. Leger are, undergoing much uneasiness.
His lameness, from whatever cause it arises, occurs
*t one of the worst periods of be year for such a
mishap. That the colt would have won the
Eclipse Stakes had all gone well can hardly be
doubled. --re Cheers to add to bis surprising suc
cess at Sandown Park by carrying off the St. Leger
the racing world •would be well pleased. No horse
capable of winning that stake, the Derby, or the
Oaks has as yet borne tha straw colored jacket of
the Duke of Devonshire. BelphcPbe hit the mark in
the One Thousand Guineas of 15... with odds of
100 to 6 against her, and in a recent year Dieu
aonne was victorious for the Middle Park Plate
Rylftone. Morton and Marvel did their owner good
fen-ice, and although Cheers may not be up to St.
Leper form, .--.-en in a poor year. It Is not impos
ribie. that he will beat his opponents for the Good
J. Balmcr. the captain of the Manhattan Cricket
Cj-ufc. fcas one of the most difficult positions of any
cricket club captain in New- York. Being short of
rood toowlins he has a hard task to dismiss his
epponerits. but he nevsr stops trying, and employs
♦■very ra-ans in his power to bring about the de-
Fired result. He is a capital fielder at point, and
» good, stftadv bat, who can furnish bowling when
ocLSon requires He is popular with the team
and is always cheerful, no matter how a game may
be going. This makes it a pleasure f or the Man
hattans to play even a losing game, and they ap
preciate the good qualities of their captain.
I Lap races, with bicycles or motor bicycles as
thf competitors, are. and have been for years, of
frequent occurrence; but a lap race, with each lap
for the record, between high powered automobiles
is a. decided novelty to Americans. The nrst race
- of this sort to be held in the country is on the
programme of the. Long Island Automobile Club
>or its midsummer speed contest, to be hold on the
Brighton Beach racetrack on Saturday. August 23.
Each lap is ro ... ■ race by itself, the winner of
«a«-h of the twenty-five laps M be entitled to an
award. As th* track is a mile track, it is evident
that ■II present records from one to twenty-five
miles re liable to be changed. The race is a free
for all. and fbould fIU with cars of various motive
: Hw«n«. tMb race should prove attract >*eto
«!ker. Baker. Cook*. Walsh and a host of others
■•ho *r* Interested In middle- distance races. It .s
~n __ **--♦ .... *»Vintoa <'"H" H Ford will enter their
new high powered cars, regarding which so much
has been said; in fact, it would appear that they
could not afford to allow this opportunity of demon
strating th«* speed qualities of Their <-ars to pass.
Ford and Cooper, of Detroit, an* both expected,
having assured the committee that they would
The New-York Driving Club will give its next
regular matinee races at the Empire City track on
next Saturday at _• p. m.. and though the absence
of many noted horses on the Grand Circuit may
deprive the programme of pome sensational
features, the club hap arranged for some good
racing, and proposes to make of it a gala occasion—
a sort if curtain raiser for the Grand Circuit meet
ing- at the Brighton Beach tracks, which begins on
the following Monday. The club is endeavoring to
arrange a race to- which Lord Derby 2:06%; The
Monk. 2:07. and Lucille. 2:07. or Louise Jefferson,
trial 2:05. will meet in a mile to wagon, with Messrs.
Smathers. Gerken axid Billings driving. If success
ful, this race will draw thousands. The members
of the club are much interested in the Brighton
Beach meeting, and believe that this matinee will
arouse local enthusiasm that will benefit the seaside
The postponed fifteen-mile match footrace be
tween Peter Hegelman and "Ernie" Hjertberg for
the professional championship will be decided to-day
at the New West Sld« Athletic Club grounds. Fifty
fourth-st. and Ninth-a at S:3O p. m. The grounds
will be lighted by electricity. More than Sl.OoO has
been wagered on the race, with Kegelman a slight
favorite." Hjertberg. although never having run
this far. has been doing good work in practice, and
his friends will back him to the limit.
It Is not often that a trainer is credited with
s»ndin? out the winners of five of the six races
on a day's card, but this performance was accom
plished by J. McCall. the Westbarns trainer, re
cently, at Hamilton Park. England. He opened by
winning the first three races for Mr Strathern
with Violent. Silver Slipper and Marthas. Miller
riding the first and last named and J. M. Bell
Silver Slipper. Mr. Strathern's colors were in luck,
for after his Skylight, trained by Elsey. had
taken the Array; selling Handicap, his Dandy Lad.
sent out from McCall ■ stable, took the Montrose
Handicap Plate. Miller piloting a further winner.
McCall also trains St. Maurice, the winner of the
Motherwell Plate. Thus it will be seen, as stated.
that McCall trained five of the six winners, and
Mr. Strathern owned the rirst five victors, while
the same profitable association yielded Miller four
THE ENGLISH PLAYERS PRACTICE— DEL
; TIM RUSTY.
Hard end fast practice was Indulged in yesterday
by the English lawn tennis players on the turf
courts of the Crescent Athletic Club, at Eighty
flfth-st. and the Shore Road. Bay Ridge. The
Doherty brothers, in the company of Captain W.
H. Collins, arrived from Boston early in the morn
ing. Dr. Joshua Pirn, the other member of the
challenging team.- was glad to see them, and the
trio of experts at once began their work on the
courts in preparation for the matches by which
they hope to win the Dwight F. Davis Internationa]
Challenge Cap. the trophy that Is now the blue
ribbon of the lawn tennis world. It was evident
from, the start that the former champion of all
England, Dr. Pin-., was rusty on his strokes. On
his arrival on Saturday afternoon he played a
match with the Crescent's expert. Otto AiTeld. In
which the latter had little difficulty in winning.
Dr. Plm told Captain Collins that he needed a lot
of practice, and R. F. Doherty began practice with
him early in the afternoon. Then the present
champion of England. H. L. Doherty, gave the old
file player a trying out for two speedy sets. After
this the brothers alternated at singles against Dr.
Pirn, who appeared to be greedy for hard play.
While no regular score was kept of the contests,
it was evident that Dr. Pirn was being consider
ably beaten. His returns lacked length and force,
and many of them landed in the net. On service,
he was also erratic, and ma many double faults.
As for the Doh<*rtys. they were only practising
their strokes, and giving Dr. P'm an opportunity to
use his. Each of the. brothers displayed consid
erable skill, especially from the baseline of the
court. Their passing strokes were little short of
marvellous. The Dobertya have both been careful
to learn and observe the American foot fault rule,
and serve with the foot well bind the line.
Dr. Pirn frequently made the mistake of letting
his foot get over tne line in advance of the service,
or stood on the line while .serving. His attention
■was called to this by Captain Collins, and he tried
to accustom himself to the method he must use
when compeiir.g in the international matches next
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Captain Collins, who is managing the English
team. said that the men were well pleased with the
result of their practice at Longwood last week, and
their victory In the Eastern doubles championship,
which gives them the privilege of meeting- the
Western champions at Newport, on August 13, and
possibly of playing for the national title. "The
Wrenn brothers are great players." he remarked,
"but I think the Dohertys beat them at their own
brilliant lobbing game.
"The turf in this country is not so closely cropped
as in England, but it does not affect the game
any. You cannot cut the grass very short here,
because of your hot and blistering summer sun,
which on close turf would leave nothing but hard
dirt in a single day. There is such a siisht differ
ence in the ball that it la hardly won i considera
tion. [tested an English and an American ball
while in Boston. The- latter Is softer and has ■
little more bound to it. However, the English ball
appears to require less force in hitting than tn<-
American ball. This Is probably because •:. Eng
lish makers charge their product with more gas,
and this makes the balls take on somewhat more
spring from the racquet. I think we shall lift the
cup. No. I do not think Larned'a defeat amounts
to anything, as you say in America. ll« is a
streaky player When he is on his game he is a
very difficult man to beat."
The Englishmen will put in a lot of time at prac
tice on the Crescent courts, which they like well.
Their only approach at complaint is that the wind
sweeps the courts bo strongly that It carries the
ball out of Its course.
The Americans. Lamed, Whitman, D^ivls and
Ward, are expected at the clubhouse to-<iay. with
Dr. Tames Dwight. president of the United States
National Lawn Tennis Association, and Palmer E.
Prest rey, the secretary. With the Americana will
be Wright and "Bob" Wrenn and George '-■■
Wrer.n, jr., to give them an abundance of prelimi
nary work. The selection of the men and drawing
for the opening singles next Wednesday will be
made to-morrow night.
THE NEW-YORK CLUB'S FLYING SQUAD
RON AT LONDON.
New-London. Conn., Aug. Dozens of crack
steam yachts, the flying squadron of the New-
York Yacht Club, are at anchor in the lower har
bor here to-night, and to-morrow the main body of
the fleet. Including the fastest of the sailing yachts,
will Join them in preparation for the annual cruise
to the eastward of the oldest yacht club in the
country. For the first time in ten years the New-
York Yacht Club fleet will double Capo Cod, so
that the cruise, starting here, will end at Marble
head, in Massachusetts Bay The veeraga around
the cape will be made leisurely. After the rendez
vous here to-morrow five days will be allowed for
the trip, including a stop on Wednesday at New
port for the annual races for the Astor Cup.
When the fleet assembles here -morrow there
will be a meeting of the captains on board Com
modore Ledyard's flagship, the Corona, at which
the itinerary of the cruise will be given out by me
regatta committee. The fleet on Tuesday •rill sail
to Newport, and after the cup races on Wednesday
will proceed to Vineyard Haven. An early start
will be made on Friday for the run around the
cape, the smaller boats going through Pollock Rip
Slue, while the larger boats will keep outside of
Great Round Shoal Lightship. The end of this run
will be at Provjncetown. and will be the longest
of the weok. On Saturday the fleet will make the
last run. to Mi ri l- bead.
After -i lay over on Sunday, nearly ail the yachts
will take i>art In the open regatta of the Eastern
Yacht Club oil Monday, and [he Beet will disband
The regatta committee this year will make the
run from port to port on the big tug Navigator.
and at the dose of their official duties each day
will make Colonel P.. M. Thompson's new yacht,
the Lady Torfrida. their flagship. It is expected
that a number of the yacht club members will
watch the racing from the regatta committee's
tug. on which the press representatives will also be
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUyE^IOXPAT. AT'GrST 4. 190^
THE SARATOGA MEETING OPENS TO
THE HAM-! AT T-IK FEATURE PROSPECTS
F<"'R A BRILLIANT MEETING— A
CASE FOR DISCIPLINE.
Ha ■•cpwr- the country over are turning -i.
to SnratTi to-day, for this afternoon will n
■ -• rin to b» the most suceessfi
ing e\ the Soa Mr V ill ey ; r;.l his
itea who ar" (n control c 8
courw - 1 ' In their ps and
,i new track. For several
days visitors have been pouring Into Saratoga, and
ive :t ; !
inrush. August is al-
E moi th at Sarai
■ promises I ■'
. ■ ■ . .. ,., quartered
g- that opens to-d ; th<
John E. .".: ' '
■ . . . .
F. S. KELLY.
dinner Diamond Sculls.
best of the West here, and the meeting will grain
added zest from this fact, although the introduction
of the Western factor in the problem of picking the
winners seems likely to complicate the troubles of
Two special trains left the Grand Central Station
yesterday afternoon crowded with bookmakers,
. . writer?, ca.-hlers, trainers and other profes
sional follower? of th» racetra. k, and II is apparent
thai there will be ample opportunity for the accom
modation of those who think they can pick the
fleetest racers. Sensational stories have recently
come out of the West about the speculative .suc
cesses of John W. Cites and John A. Drake and
both these men are at Saratoga prepared to begin
a «>rie« of onslaughts upon the banK rolls of the
metropolitan layers. Mr. Drake's stable is also at
the track, and it is expected that the American
Derby winner. Wyeth, win have an opportunity to
make" good his claim to quality of the first class by
defeating the best of the three-year-old division In
the' East The Brighton Beach Racing Association
failed Iri Its generous attempt to arrange a rare
between Wyeth and several of the bestlEastern
three-year-olds, but it seems likely that the meet-
Ing will •■ accomplished at the Springs.
(if course the feature of the opening day will be
the Saratoga Handicap, a fixture which will rank
this year with th« popular Suburban. Brooklyn and
Metropolitan handicaps. Gold Heels, the horse of
the year, bo was entered for the handicap, will
of course be unable to start owing to the unfort
unate injury he received in the running of the
Brighton Cup. but there will be a large and capable
field for all that, and the task of selecting a favor
ite which would have been easy had Gold Heels
started will be made more difficult by his absence.
The topweights will Include Blues, who disputed
Gold Heels title to pre-eminence in the Suburban
and the Brighton; honest and game old Advance
Guard; Articulate, the best handicap horse in the
West and Herbert, king of the mudlarks. Promi
nent among the lightweights will be Mr Maddens
three-year-old, who ran second to Gold Heels In
the Suburban "Winnie" O'Connor, Mr. Feather
stone's jockey, went to Saratoga several days ago.
In addition to the Saratoga Handicap there will
be run to-day the Flash Stakes, for two-year-olds
and among the good youngsters scheduled to meet
in this fixture are Mizxen. River Pirate, Africander.
Charles Elwood. Sergeant and lluzio. In the
Ballston Cup, for steeplechasers, Somerset, S^lf
Protection and other jumpers will contest. The
following days of the week are also full of
promise. On Tuesday will be run the Alabama
Stakes for three-year-old fillies, which was list
year won by William C. Whitney's Morning
tide and in which will be seen this year Lux
Casts who holds the world's record for six fur
longs; Sun Shower, Hatasoo. Josepha. Femesole.
Par Excellence, the peerless Blue Girl and Gunfire.
The Splnaway Stakes, for two-year-old flllies, is
the fixture for Wednesday, and on Saturday comes
the Saratoga Special, for two-year-olds. Each sub
scriber to this fixture pays $1,000 and names three
candidates, only one to start. The association adds
a piece of gold 1 late worth $1,500.
There were several races at Brighton that Illus
trated the necessity of punishment for Jockeys that
ride stupid or •'.!:-. - : - ■- races as well as dishonest
ones The most recent one was the ride of Shaw on
Mount li •!■■ the favorite, in the last race. Mount
Hope had secured so ling a lead at the last six
teenth pole that it seemed impossible that he could
i, ( . defeated. Shaw took that view of it and stopped
riding. When Bismarck shot up from the ruck he
could not get Mount Hope going again in time to
save the race. If the ride bad been made by an
apprentice, people would simply have said: "Well,
that's what comes of putting: up an Inexperienced
DO v." But. on the contrary, Shaw is one of the
highest salaried riders In the world and one of the
most experienced. The result of such a ride as he
put up on Mount Hope was just as disastrous to
the -backers of the horse as though it had been
ilsbonest. There can be no possible injustice in
THEY AWT, VIGILANT.
o Labrador, owned by Percy rhubb, of the N>w Tor* Yacht Club,
Now on :i i-ruis'
giving experienced and skilful jockeys to under
stand that they must ride skilfully and watchtmly
and vigorously, and that if they do not so ride
they will be severely punished. A month - suspen
sion would not be too heavy a penalty for such
incompetence as Shaw exhibited In his ride on
ENTRIES AT SARATOGA TO-DAY.
FIRST RACE —Ft all as-s. Sevan furious;*.
Line Wt.l Name.
The. Musketeer HO.Hermis ~ J} rt
Sweet Tooth 1191 South Trimble l'"
Unmasked U6| Tribes Hill • 1 '
San Nicholas ll«l Remorse J]"
rjol.l Cure 116 The Rival Jl'J
Mauie Gonne 11l I Loquacious ;"j
rinnmel! lift- Minerva '"J
Monograph IH>; T-nasri .... '"•>
SECOND RACE — For three-year-olds and upward. One
K!!opram ........ 1151 Brandysraash 1"*
Bluff 11l j Lee. Kirtt; •''••
Hlolin tlO :inu.« JJ«
Ohnet I" 1 V'lncennes .. I'"
F:>n«oiuca I'" 1 * Pnimmond lu l
M> r <>.-.,1 las Kin»r« Favorite 101
Ph!llT> 109! Five Nations I'M
Frank >TcKe«- litT; Arnk »2
Clonmeil 106 j Lady .^lerlir.c ''•
Hanrfli-arPT I^6 Gu«-.«s-.vnrk •**
Flying Buttr»M 1"*?; Fast 91
THIRD RACE--THE FLASH, of $3,000; for two-year
olds. Fire and nne-hnlf furlongs.
M!z7"n 129! Tantalus Cup 113
Charted Elwood 122! Muzio II"-
River Pirate 11TJ Glendaje 1""
Afr.i-aji'ier 122 Sergeant "-
Mon»» Carlo !-- Sparkle Esher U-
Old Fort 11.' i Judith Campbell 112
WINNERS "F* ENGLISH ROWING CLASSICS
J. H GIBBONS,
broke of 1 o won t : i
FOt-RTH RACE— THE SARATOGA HANDICAP, Of
(io.ooo for three-year-olds ar.fi ujiwru-'i. ■■•■• nnd
Bl '.!<•«> 1241 F»r.t>»r<i s t ! r »"-
Advance Guard 1-<V Rnxane 103
Articulate. lift Watercura ''•'
Herbert. 1 1*! Carbuncle !ts
Ten Canrilos US 1 Francesco 07
Nr.n'-< Uii Ethics !»■"
ChU'.uiiuiTula 108 j Lord Pepper . . •>-
FIFTH RACE— For two-year-olds; seilln:j. Ft' • a- •
Dr. Savior 1 12 Park Pl.inet 10-J
J.^> C'obb lio! Ruwell Garth \»2
.l.ihn A. ricott 107) Cavalier 103
Kickshaw 107 r>3iii!..' Collier Wi
Mackey I Ivytr lO7| Xevnrmora !>7
Sheriff n.'il 1071 Yard Arm ••:
Glortaa 1041 Eva Russell :••;
Cristlne A 103 Vannakei . . . D-t
SIXTH RACE THE BALLBTON CXT; a hunters'
Ftepplffchaai*; fnr four-year-olds and upward. About
two and onr-holf miloa.
Self Protection M* Clypslr 142
Somerset 162 Rack Str m 132
Borough 162 I
JOCKEY AND PLUNGER ABRRIVE.
COTLE SATS AMERICANS ARE WINNING IN"
FRANCE -GRANNAN BATS PARISIANS
A.RE SMALL BETTORS.
"Johnny" Coyle. the Jockey, and Rlley 'iranr.an,
the racetrack plunger, arriv.'ii yesterday on thn
dteamshlp I>a Bretagne, from Par; j. Coyle said
that th« American jockeys in France were having
i gr'-;it time, anil that none of th.-m had any in
tention of returning for some time to come.
'■ 'Johnny' Relft*. Milton Henry aiul Thorp« aro
in:. king money hand over fist." ne said, "and if
keep up the way they are a-ntng they win
all become as rich as Tod Sloan. Thorp.; especially
:^ riding in line form, and he will probably be at
the head of the list when the season ends. He is
third now, but is winning races every week. 1
rode for Baron f^eone. and would have remained in
France, only my contract expired, and It was too
late to get another engagement. I won several
races on the horse Gallon, but I do not remember
thetr names/ 1
Grannan would not talk about his betting abroad,
but said there was very little done among the
Fr-niiimen. as no one seemed to hav^s much money.
GAMES OF NEW POLO ASSOCIATION RUN
OFF AT HARLEIt
The regular Sunday games held by the New Polo
Athletic Association for its member! were run off
yesterday morning at Sulzers Harlem River Park.
That these games have proved to be an attractive
summer feature among the members was shown
by the interest displayed and -.i.- 1 large attendance.
The results were as follow ■
Sixty-yard (handicap)— Won by C. Roberts 'scratch): F.
Nolan 12 t- •• s«H-orni; E. Elliott ll foot), third. Time.
Twn-hundred-and-twenty-yard (handicap)— Won by C.
Roberts (scratch); J. Bardic* (12 feet), second; F. .Nolan
(3 feet), third. Time. 0:2
Kour-hu!idred-and-forty-yarrt (handicap) — w< s by E.
Sweeney (scratch); E. Elliott (12 yarus). se>-oml; A .
Caldw-ll (11 yards ». third. Time (V.SS.
Six-hundred-yard (handicap!— Won by t. Sweeney
(scratch*: 11. Tiernan ■!- yanisi. second; -.. Harrington
<:sf> yards), third. Time. 1 :^rt.
Running in !i lump Won ■■ E. Sweeney i.» »•": '■
Roberta (4 feet 11 inches), second; B. Elliott \.i leet 0
SCHLEB WINS TWENTY MILE RACE—
MFARLANP FIRST IN SPRINT RACE.
The Btorm in the. morning prevented a. larg<» at
tendance at the Vailsburs bicycle races yesterday
near Newark, and many of the. riders who were
entered failed to appear, although about two thou
sand people were present. The best race of th« day
was the twenty mile struggle for amateurs. Hurley
did not start, but about twenty-fiv* men did. and
the race, was a j nd one throughout. J. Rockowitz
led most at the way and captured the time prize.
Schlee held a prominent p!a.-» throughout, and.
sprinting in the last lap. he- won by two lengths.
The Scurry dash brought out a. good field. Me-
Farland laid back to the last lap. where h<» went
to the fmnt ami won In a fine sprint by half a
length. Kramer and some of the other circuit fol
lowers did not start, I etas In Canada. Hurley was
beaten in the half mile handicap. Several of the
b.-?t men hung back refusing: to make pace. Hurley
laid back. too. and those who make a practice of
r-itchir- hi<» rear wheel in a finish were left with
h?m Tne .'namplon does not relish setting the pace
tofthelonySffk man. Coffey won by about two
lengths. The summaries:
Quarter mile (novice)— Won by Henrr Sdramaker. KJw
.i',% T Kenny. New-lark, seenna; Geor?- stobbi*.
v « T»rk -'-V 1 Time ":•"*■ Won by a l-n<th.
*H»Tlf mlie handicap taraatetttf— Won by Michael Coffer.
V*\vaV (^Yards'; W. U Lose. Brooklyn «ec
..n.l I Z-nes, Newark «25 yards), third. Tun*. o:sl>H.
mil., - Tt-f^enan-TVon by
n j w.^rii,i «an jrme f"al.: W. A. Ruts. N*»-
H^n ron" S^nd?Vord*K«b.. -«-„:!<--..:■ H. B.
Freeman. Portland. Ore., ■-•-- Time. l:o.H. Won by
.. cr-n amat*ttr>-Woi by Char!-* ->£•-■
Vewarir M T. I*v<- n-'.v 1 irk, »*cond: James Zane*.
Newark.' third: "Teddy- Bllltnirton. Newark. t ourt ;-
Ok ar Goerke. Brooklyn, fifth- Time. 4S:IOH- on by
tTowTißn?' motorcycU exhibition by H. Marsh Murphy.
OF INTEREST TO WHEELMEN.
One of the most remarkable power driven ma
rhines that has ever been scon on the bicycle track,
or anywhere else. Is owned by "Bobbie" Walthour.
who has used it in his rerent races. II is of nine
hrricpowor. wtth belt transmission, ar.fl an internal
paring within the r»ar wheel that allows it to
travel fast, yet permits the rear man to pedal
i«low!y A slow movement of the lees of the rear
ri.ifr'furr.isho.s a little less md resistance for the
m.in following 1° overcome, find this_ feature has
been carried to the extreme in the \Va!thour ma
chine. By actual count, Eli Winsett. who occupies
the rear seat, turns th<* pedals only nineteen times
In covering one-third of a mile, or fifty-seven turns
of th*» pedals for a mile Ad most of the weight is
on the rear of the machine, it has been found
np^essary to hoi i down the front wheels by lead
w.-Uhts on the fork cr^wn. Probably nfty pounds
,-,(> ballast is attached. It is claimed this makes the
The Manhattan Bench bicycle track will be the
camping ground of the professional sprinters nest
Saturday, when the first meet in this city of the
National Circuit championship will be held. Dm
of the best programmes ever offered to the follow
ers of cycling has been arranged, and with all the
star professionals in this country riding- foe the
i-a?h prizes some rare sport is promised.
The surprise of the circuit tr> date !s th* re
venation of Owen S. Kimble, the dark skinned
rider from Louisville, who is second In the cham
pionship srore. and who has been a hard proposi
tion Cor Frank Kramer. "Old Katntuck" has been
ranntr for seven y^ars. yet he is travelling faster
this season than ever before.
CINCINNATI BEATEN FOB SECOND TIME
Clubs Win.lyst.P.ct. I C!i;b.». Tm Tsw f •
Pir-burs ...... *2 20 .7!>6| Cincinnati is 43 ,4<U
Br.H-klvn 4!> 41 .544 -• '. nta 4A 49 .455
iTilcajro ■•'' 41 ■ s - 1 * Philadelphia, ....3fi .V» .401
Boston 43 39 .524|N«w-Tort 23 67 ..<:£>
AMERICA X LEAGUE.
'Tub?. Wan. tort. Pet. I data. WVin.lr>st.P.ct.
'■"hirasrf 4S ;„% ..'7S| Washington . 41 4.'> .477
8t Louts ).". 87 ..".4:11 Detroit .....3rt 45 .444
Phi!a.ie!r.hia . - .4.! "'■> .544|BalUmora ....»» 40 .443
Boston 47 40 .r>4!>[ri<^ eland 37 49 .400
For the second time this season the Cincinnati
National league players were defeated by the Ho
boken nine in an exhibition game on St. George's
ticket grounds, Hoboken. N. J-, yesterday. The
home team won by a score of 6 to 5. Kwfng pitched
the first two innings for Cincinnati, but the local
men touched him up for three runs, and then
Thielman was put in to pitch and he held the Jer-
Beymen for a single bit until the eighth Inning ,
when Hoboken got three more tallies. Deegan. the
local pitcher, was effective for the Brat five innings,
but in the sixth and ninth the visitors scored five
run?. Attendance, 4.000. The score:
R. H. E.
Boboken 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 x— * • 4
Cincinnati «> »> t» " " - • " 3—5 1* 2
Batteries — r>eei;an ami Lamar: Bwtas Thi<»!man »nd
ilaloney. I'mpiff*— J. Merrity.
XE^'-YORK. 3: WEST SIDE, 2.
The New-York National League baseball team
played an exhibition game yesterday with the West
Side A. C. team at the tatter's grounds In Bayonne,
N. J. Bresnahan caught for both sides; the local
catcher failing to appear. The score:
R. H. E.
tf«w-Tork 3 « .i «» 0 ft *> ■■> &—* * i
We-it Side A. C. • 0 • 0 I • > « 0— -2 « 2
Batteries — Miller and Brernahan; Evan and Bresnatlaa.
R. H. E.
Cleveland 0 • ' • n ft ft 1 ° — 2 ' 0
Washington 1 • 1 (> • ft • ft 3—5 ■ JJ
Battert-s— H»»». Bemhar-1 and Bemls; i^rrick and
R. H. E.
Chicago •»••*•••*-• 41
Philadelphia 1 8 ') 0 " " • • "—1 4 3
Batteries— and Sullivan; Waddell and Shreck.
AT ST. LOUIS. r m r
st. Lrnii* iOrt3*ftftl X— 9 11 s
Baiti^re::::::"::::.' •" • -" " ' "— - *
Hatteries-Harper sad Kaaoa; Shields and T-a f *r.
AT DETKOIT. R H E.
Detroit l"»»I 1I» *— » 4
B*>»ton ....1 O 1 1 ° rt S X 9 ** s
Batteries- Clever. Mullin and Buelow; Williams. Dineen
NEW-YORK STATE LEAGUE.
At Utlca-Rlnghamton. 5: Utk-a. 0 (first same); Bing
hamton. .'»; Utica, 3 tseoond K»:«"'
At Syracuse— IHon. 2; ?> rac i' se v. i-* 1
At Schenectady— Troy. 6. JUllßllttSir, 1.
THREE DAT TOURNAMENT AT SHIN
NECOCK HILLS TO ENLIVEN THE
A revival of golf at SMaaeeock Kills this «H|
will add 4 pleasant variety to til* humdrum handi
caps -which usually mark th« August season on.
metropolitan '.irk.-*. It is said that Louis N. James,
the present national champion, may be among tha
competitors, but as no entry had been received by
him up to yesterday it is not at all probable that
ha will appear. The affair will be a three day con
test, open to members, season subscribers and such.
others as lbs club may invite, which means that
most of the better known golfers in this section will
be asked to take part. The prize list is an attrac
tive one. In addition to the Shinnecock Cup. W. A.
Putnam, of the Dyker Meadow Golf Club, who is
making his summer headquarters at Southampton,
has offered a cup for the best round of eighteen
holes made during the tournament, and A. B.
B.iardiTiH!! will offer a consolation cup for th»
fourth eight in the match play.
Shir.necoek Hills is one of the most popular o?
the Lone Island links, and the clirb's reputation in
handling; bis affairs of this kind is likely to brin*
out a representative n>ld. The course i.» probably
better than it has •■ver been before, several radical
changes having brought it up to the standard of thf»
modern pane. The women'? links has been aban
doned and the ground combined with the mea'3
The tournament will start on Thursday wlrh a
qualifying round of eighteen holes. In which four
divisions of eight men each will bo eligible for the
match play. This latter will also be at eighteen
holes, and wi] continue until Saturday, when triers
will also be an eighteen hole handicap. Entries
close on August 6 with .1. A. Seaver. superintendent
of the club, at Shinnecock Hills. Lobs Island.
WALTER E. E<;aNS RECORD.
One of the most promising men for the fa: team.
at Harvard is Walter E. Egan. who took I con
spicuous part in the recent national championship
at Gi»n View. Egan took up the game in 1896 under*
the professional James Conacher. an.i the following
year he made marked progress, principally as» r»
ault of gome excellent drilling at the Cannes' links
abroad. In 1899 he qualified for the amateur cham
pionship at Onwentsia. and in the same year won.;
the Lake Forest Cup with ITS for the thirty-six,
holes. It was in this year also that he was runner
up in the Western championship, where he lost to>.
David R. Forgan. In the Western championship of
1800 he was second in the qualifying round, and irw
1301 in the same contest he tied with F. R. Hamlin.
TVAI.TKR F. EGAX
Pittsb'irg. but wa n the four-
F O R
GOLF CLUBS MAT CONSOLIDATE.
There is a probability that the Newark Athletia*
Club and the Roseville Golf Club may consolidate
their golfinar Interests arid use the same course. Th<»
matter has been under consideration by prominent]
members of both clubs, but no definite action has;
br-en taken. It is felt that considerable economy irki
operation may be effected by such ;i union and *!
better course maintained. In the event of a con-,
sollviation of interests the Newark links will be re-i
tainert a::<l •■-■:-■ arolferg will tise that (
course. The. clubs will probably retain their sep-.
arate organization, even if it is found advi.-vible to>
u.<=e only one course.
PHILADELPHIA DEFEATS EfSfMOU IM;
Philadelphia, Aus. Z (SpeclaD.— The bisr lntercltjri
cricket match between All New- York and All Phila- .
delphla was brought oil on the grounds of the Bel-:
mont Cricket Club here yesterday. Considerable)'
local interest had been aroused in the same, and;
there* was a large crowd present to witness it.
New-York made a srood start, after losing M. R. .
Cobb and F. •>. Warburton for "a duck'" apiece.;
• -- thanks to the good batting of J. Poyer. a totatt
of IV. runs was amassed. Th» Quakers then lost;
live wickets quickly enousrh. ar.d th^* visitors looked]
like winners, when Crawford Coates joined F. S.
White. This pair formed a -prolonged partnership '
and it was altogether due to their efforts at the bac]
that Philadelphia, eventually won by 22 runs, witaj
three wickets to spare. The score: *
:.I K. Cobb. » Baily — - — _.. %
F. <y. Warburton. b Mom." - •>
ST. .-;. Walker, c Wood. t> Mcrris _ I\>
3. Foyer, ran out _ 7.*
F. F. Kelly, st. Bcatfcajnod. l> ilorrts _ _ »!
C. Daltoa. b Moma - ,»:
F. A. Slaiie. b Patten _ al
D. Box::!, b Morton — _ «j
W. Bonce, b Patten — _ 2t!
H Tatteryall. c Bates, b Bal'.r— _ 5'
R. W. R, Powell, not out _ £«
By» — — 1
T-tal _ - 14V
T H. Mason, b Poyer _ »
<*. c. Morris, c Cbbb, i> Kel!y_ ft .
y H. Bates, rnn out _ ■;'
A. M. Wood, c Kelly, b Pojer- _ tf
I- -! White, not out _ 3<>
J. F! C. Morton, it Wajburton. 1> Cobb.. __ tie
R. IX. Fib - - b Cobb — .... i>.
C Coatea. retired .—_...._ (53;
H P. Baity, not out — -..._ «»
J H. S«-atterKo«vl. did not bat . __ m ,>,
\ P Morris*, did not bat _ _. ,>,
Ryes - ♦
Ljts; b>es — — — »•
YORK AND ESSEX COUNTY LEAD.
The contest for the cricket championship of New- !
York Is rearing its completion and the race 13 now
in its most Interest!.".?: -By its victory over]
Livingston on Saturday the team of the Knicker-.
bocker A. C. strengthened its position In first
place, and had the satisfaction also cf seeing its)
most powerful opponent, the Livingston Field Club,
descend to third place, while Paterson advanced to> j
In the contest of the New- York Cricket Associa
tion the Junior organization of local willow wield
ers, the Essex County Club of Newark maintain*
the lead with, so far. an unbeaten record. Team
B of Brooklyn la la a strong position, however,
and has still to be reckoned with.
M. R. Cobb leads the batting- averages with a
record of M runs per innings, and an aggregate oi
runs which should make him safe in. first place.
Played. Worn. L*>*'. Dtawn. P. <•*.
Knickerbocker A. C 1 5 • 1 l.OOit
Paterson •* * 1 1 »"O
Livingston — 8 « ; I .*£*
Brooklyn - • 3 2 I v »
Manhattan 7 - I 2 .«»»
Klnss County * 2 • • -23£
Nelson Lodge » ft * » .<* l <*
NEW-YORK CRICKET ASSOCIATION-.
Played. TCVn. Lest. I>raTra. P. ct
Essex County • .1 0 2 1-«W
Brooklyn B T 4 2 1 *«
Branch Brook ~_ ■"> 2 2 1 ■***
Columbia _ * 2-2 - ■—
Paters n .B.:.:-:::::::u. B .:.:-:::::::u I ? | . 1 ■■•
Newark - »
Manhattan II sts t 5 - -I*?'
CHICAGO DEFEATS XEWABK.
The Chicago National League team defeated New- .
ark in a well played exhibition game yesterday. j
Chicago won out in the second on two singles, a !
two bagger and a triple. Fox. Newark's new .
pitcher, did well after the third inning, holding th« ',
big leaguers down without a bit. A sensational :
jumping catch by Jones In the first inning was a
feature. Attendance. : _i»>. The .-.-ore:
R. IT. E. :
Newark .. 0 '* t ft " ft t ft ft—- * *
Chicago i> 3 I • • » ft •< ••— I 1 X
Batteries— aad Jape; Cboadea and *•■■-♦ . i