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Reasons for Climbing Off the
GIANTS PICKED TO WIN
jfews and Views on Live Topics
of the Day, Both Amateur
to-mi-rroWa sun ia set either the
r tl," lU-d Sox will boaat flrst
Wood la what promlsea to be a keen and
wtt.r fltruggle for the baaahnU cham
jwwl Ip ol the world. It has ever heen a
puxzlt to me nhy the word "world" ls
jc, Inaamucb aa no other country la
Molved ?<*?* th,so 1'nltf"J stat*s- but
bethat a. H may. the all Important series
the champlona of the two mujor
aBgu. i ????!II >?'*-??'? ;it 2 a'eieeh to-morrow
-jtin on at the Polo Grounda. where
?0o to forty thouaand peraooa arlll ahout
I 'pl., or Bil ln gloomy sllence aa the
tlde of battle ehba or llow. 1 have al
Tfm.dy eald In this i-olumn. putting aslde
so far aa i-o.-slble any personal prejudice,
00 the chaneea, allght though they
-my be favor the Giants and I am still
of that ? plnton. Two strong and r-mark
,Wy well balanced teama wtll face each
other. Th- ligures of the BBBBOn Bhom
mat th. Red Boa boM a rtlghl adeantage
over thfl Olantg so far as defenslve play
joes, l ul thal thla la more than off set hy
the Bgurm whlch ahow thal the Gianta
hare the cali o\<r the Red Boa offenahra
ly-that la ln batting and base runnlng.
TWs ln ttself may not ba en.ugh on
whlch to base an oplnion. aa the Ulffer
tnce is too slight on nON Bgurm alone to
furnlsli a sound conclnslon, but there are
two or three other rcaFons, Important ln
themsel'.'.s whlch glve me eourage
tnough to clltnb off the fence. whlch ls by
l?r the satest place to be when lt comea
to maklng predlctlons on auch an uncer
taln aporl m beea! ill, and doubly um-er
Uln ln a flhorl aerlm when 50 much de
pende on the breaks of the game.
lt may he admltted that for the sake of
argument thal the Boston outfleld, due
largely to Trls Bpaaher, looks stronger on
paper than New York's outer works. It
.hould be ackiowl'iig.-d. however, by all
falr crltica that the Gianta are alightly
Btronger ln the Infleld and behlnd the bat
?that la, lf any stock at all can be taken
ln the average. of the season. Between
the pltchera, on whom ao much dependa,
there ls llttle tn choose, tut as I sald
two weeks ago. my eholce for a ahort
serle.. lf I had a eholce, would be
Mathewaon, Tesreau and Marquard.
rather than Wood. Collins and O'Brlen
or Bedient In vl"w of the fact, then,
that the two teams, Indlvidually and eol
lectJvely, appear so well matched, lt Ia
BfCMsary to go further afleld to satlsfy
one'. aelf that the ? ieklng crf a winner
U 8omethlng more than mere guesawork
Tro or three dayB ago a frlend re
m_rkid that If h?.: felt dlsposrd tn wager
on the series he would rather base an
oplnion on the batting and tieldlng aver
_ges of th? two teams for the last three
weeks ratl.-r than for the full seaaon. a-*$
tndicatlng more clearly what mlght be ex?
pected arhen the big battle h-gitis. There
U all l.-rr. bt thls, as ln any Una of .-;e>rt
lt ls r.nt so anich what B man haa done j
two or three months prevloiis aa what he
has been dolng Just before a match to
funii>-h a line on the posaible outcome.
The average* of I ims for the
laat threfl o: four oreeha of the season
were publlebed eactuetvaly ln The Trlbune
yeeterday av a ;:r,al llr.k. ao to Bpciab. la
1 the chain of evldence which haa haen
r.bmltted f-om tlme to tlme. The*-e flg
ures flhowed tne (;..ii)ts to be much
itronger offenalrely than the Bed Sox, but
weaker defenatfely than the avera_-a of
the season Indicate.
Two things. apart from everything el8e,
however, stand out, ln my oplnion. aa a
bul. for narntng the Giants. 'Iheae are
WoWtt flzperlencfl and John J. McGraw.
The Giants went through a world a aerlea
? year agj. when beaten by the Phlla
telphla AthleUea, and that experience ?
almo-t rmrfl to count In their favor. B;ck
feier and .tage fright are accepted ds
4atet whlch can be cured only by a _ec- i
ood doae of the aame medlclne, and lt la '
?or. than likely that the Gianta will
laat the field wfth a more even polae,
thta the Red Sox. Thla brlnga ua to the
?wnd reaaon, or John J. McGraw. Tho
"-mger of the Gianta ia a paat maater
h the art of handllng hls men, and ajgg
h th* flner rolnts of b?aeball. Jake Stahl
*?? Proved hlmaelf an able leader ln
f thlB hls flrst year aa manager of the Red
ht. but even wlth Jlm McAleer behlnd
Na he ls Uk*?l>- to come off aecond beat
? matchlng hla ults and baaeball knowl
WW agabiai thcae of John J. McGraw.
11 Ia quite posalble. of courae, that the
"PPortunlty for keen etrategy may not
"???; that Is, of the klnd whlch turna
th* balanre; hut the chancea are ln favor
?* both mannger*- belng put to the test.
?th the teams appearlng ao evenly bal
^xed on paper, and of McGraw provlrg
tht ttOTf- Bbh end farseelng general.
larry Doyle, eaptaln of the Gianta. and
"*?? Bpeakc-. the hard hlttlng outflelder
**lhe Red Sox, are well deaervlng of the
"-?or. bmped upon them by the baaeball
*"1t?r? who made up the Chalmera tro
"> commls.-lon. The awarda of the auto
??t!les offered by Hugh Chalmera, tho
"?a known manufacturer of cara, were
Ml made Hoth men worked hard and
?Whfully from beglnnlng to end of tlie
?hi and both In a measure were
*"My r?-**,on.M'?le for their teama carry
** off the mueh i,ou-.'ht prnnants. Botii,
j*. ?re l|K-iv to be prorninent ln setthnn
"* *t>nilr,_ battle for the world's cham
^**?Mp. Doyle and 8|?eaker are a credit
? -*?<ball, ard that their ablllty la rec
,'ntt**1 1* cause for congratulation.
?'-?'p m'rary ??*-'*lu?ea of the Gianta and
1 "?**- Sox, of whom there appear to be
"Jto. many, are to be pltied. They must
_*?#* on the ball fleld by day ai.d
?*"* wlth the pen by night. And tho
?Hmatlon, too-a mere plttance, Truly
^??Pflrflons are tadly affllcted ln thla
. l h tttiafyin- that Gardner, who broke
"ttle flnger a few day. ngo. la back
thlrd baae for the Red Box, and ap
'"??y none ihe worae for the accident.
" --Hanu want to beat the beat Boaton
_ _, _
jT'? cauae for congratulation that
|J*J,? J- Lynch. prealdent of the Na
Uague, haa aeen the neceaalty of
lt? ' "Wm*,hlng to curb the Idle vapor
tkbJt HoraCf' rogel* Prealdent of the
?Hlor-''1"1'* 'l-Jb- If the board of dl
"j wr? dots not take hlm to taak for
( >PPearB to be baaeleaa chargea
JJT" the umplrea, and lndlrcctly ih?
5 IbteT* ?f th* Kam*' bR?l*U,? *?" ^
?* ?>?t Frank Chance haa sold bla
interest In tho Chlcago club, the passlng
of one of the beat managera in the hls
t ry of baseball feems o Iy a qiies.ion of
tlme. lt ls not golng too far, ln my opln?
ion, to say that lf ha retires as nmnagef
of the Cuba lt will mean the parslng of
a great baseball machine. for bucIi the
Chlcagc team haa been. year ln and
year out, since 1-W6. ln that tlme Chance
haa won tour National League pennun a
and two world's champlonships wlth tha i
Cuba, In splte of thls Charles Webb ;
Murphy, a chlld of fortune. who hy a !
clever atroke gtlned control of the nam
in 1906, has ao llttle feeling or sentiment
that he did hls best to force the hand of
hls manager when the latter was bart-l*?
out of bed from a delicate optratlon.
Frank Chance will he mlss? d Murphy. it
seems. must be auffired.
John J. McGraw ls too wlly to dlvnlge
hls pltchlng plans for the openlng st-ug
gta wlth the Red Sox. hut lf Joe Wood
goes to the box for Boston lt will sur
) rise mc lf Matty, "klng of them all."
ls r.ot found on the firlng line for the
ANXIOUS TO SEE M'GOORTY
Many Boxing "Fans" Will See
Eddie Against Jack Denning.
Whiie lt is true that Kddte McOoOTty,
the Oshkoah middlewelght. who baa
claimed the champlonshlp of the world.
put to sleep the English and Austral'ai
title holders, Jack Harriaon and I'av.
Stnlth, respectlvely, ln Icps than a round
mnny douhtlng Thomancs wlil ba
in Madison Square Garden thls evenlng to
se. what he can do wlth Jack I'onnlne;.
a really rlever boxer. I>ennlng will not
be MaKe Mruik. nelther will he be we-ik
ened l.y weight condltlons. II" ls slron^er
as a mlddlewelght than when he twice
boxed ten rounds as a weltcrwelsht wlth
The other ten-round bo its are Interna
tlona! affaira. In one Kdille Mirrnn, ban*
tamweight champlon .*f Oreat Brltaln.
arlll hook up wlth Frankle Burns. of J. r
sey Clty. In the other Loutfl De Ponthleu,
Hghtwelghl champlon of Krance, who Is o.
star boxer. will m?>et Bddte Kelly, r
h.-avy hlttlng local boy, arho has been
waltlng for a rhance to tackle the hand
some young Parlslan.
CLOSE FINISHES THE RULE
Glencoe Defeats Morningside in
One-Mile Relay Race.
Stlrrlng races and ch.se flntshes proved
featurea of the monthly gamea of the
Glencoe Athletic Club, which were hel I
on ita oval, at 127th street an.l Becond
avenue, yesterday. Th" one-mil.- nlay
raee between the < _ 1 - - r j oe Athletk Oub
and the Morningside Athletic Club for the
champlonshlp of Harlem was on the pro
gramine. The "\vin*;e-i (;?? Bprlntara were
far auperlor to their arest Harlem ODpo*
nent8. The horn* club won as it plaaard
Benny Mann, the oldtlme walker. capt?
ured the mlle handlcap walk In u drlvlng
finlah from Jack MeSorlf.v. who al*-o aOOa*
peted from acratch. by a yard. James
Crowley ran a credltaMe race fmm the
honor mark in winning the t**o-niile, run.
whlle Tom PurteU ahoared a burst of
bpeed in the relay event.
Tlu. ???ummaries I'oilow .
Flfty->aid daafe <r.nu! hcat> >Wo_ by ? ;.
McMahot. .3 fct-t., W. Wal?_ .. loi . ?
W Meytrhelm .;t feet*. thlrd. Tlme, O.-OB. ;.
M?t>-yai_ run (aovtoa)?Won b> .. Buacb; J.
Suillvan. aecond, vi. Uviagflton, thlrd Tl ?
3:21 - -.*?
44t?-yard run ihandlrap) -Won by I. f^hwartz
nf. yarun. W. W'a.an <10 >ard?i. ec-icna; N.
. (3 -.nrd-o. thlrd Tlme, l>Jt0 4 '.
One-miie walk (haadtcap) Won bf nenny
Maaa .* ...t .,/, J. Mc&erlej --., i-t b>, a?ond,
W A!l?>n ifccratrh), ; . . V tx\ ,i '..
Two- mlle run .handlca*) Won by J.mo.
*" r_* ' ' . A Huria (? I Bl bi, .'r l:-1,
J. ( >_rv <1'K> yardnj, tl 10:57.
Two-mlle run (tavitatlon) Won bj Tom
Harrla unattaehe-; l'r,-n,; MoCullOUfh, un
.tta bed, aflcond; <J < rced, Bai.
A. ?*.. t.'ilrd. 'Ilme. W.S3
One-mlle r.iay (Claneoe vt Moi
rhamplonshlp of Harlem | Won I ??. Olei .
Athletic Club, with T. Qnlnlaa, W gkea, G
Br-wn and T. I'urteii; Maraln__i-? Athletic
club. wlth J ,T. Wllllama, M Murphy, E.
Hrenneaen ar.d W Wlls.-.n. aecond Tlme. .1:45.
EASY VICTORY FOR SMITH
Champion Leads Field in Run
of Bradhurst Club.
Harry J. Smith, who recently won th"
lunlor nnd senlor flve-mlle champlonshli s,
ran ln brilllant form ln th<* weekly run |
of the Bradhurst Fleld Club, beld over tha
Harlem road* yesterday. Smith waa
preaaed hard ln tiie early Btagea, but t>w?> <I
carrled hlm away from Ihfl Beld of fifty I
starters In the last two miles and he urou ;
wkh eaJ>e. Henry Jameson, formerly wlth
tha Olencoe Athletic Club, ran well. tln- j
Ibhlng B_COnd, two hundred yards behlnd. j
with Wllllam Horton, the frall. dimlnutlve
athlete, ln thlrd place. Smlth's tlm.* was
.1 mlnutea 60 aecondfl over the four and a
half mlle courae.
The aummary follows:
Posltlon. Name and club. Time.
1?Harry Smith. Rrcnx Church Houae... 21 :.'?*>
2?11. Jameaon, unattached . 2-40
8? W. Horton. unat'.ached. .300
4-J Reynolda. Irlah-Amerli-n A C. 23:40
.?H. Barklnaon, Hradhurnt K. C. "fl'M
fl?H. Honahan. unattached. .3.'*
7--0. Kleley. Mornin.sldc A. C. -4 "0
?-H. Hllvereteln, Sherldan A. C . 24 14
?-W Croop. Knlghia of St. Anthony... M -?>
10? y. McC.llouph. unattached. M:M
11?T. Harrla, unattached. '?**'<
l: y.. Hammll, Weal Harlem A. C. 24 tJ
IS?W. Hartnett. M< rnln.iilde A. C. U'.U
14 -('? Crcflby, unattach"1.'? '
ir,-H. Jennen, Bronx Chunh Houn'- ---i
MORNINGSIDE ATHLETIC CLUB.
In one of the moat cxcitlng flnlshe*.
ever seen In a 'crca-couiitry tun, ChaMfl
McCann, tlie aterllnK 'croas-country run?
r.er of the Mornlngalde Athlet c Club,
nosed out hla clubmate, Jack Wllllam-,
by one necond, in the weekly tixturo ot
the club yeaterday, beld ovei ita apten
did thtee and three*fourtha mlle eouraa
The aummarles follow:
rharl?_ McCann, Mornlnraide A. C. -0*08
J. J. Wll.lama, Mornin.Kide A. <:. _'i:(X*
I. W. H_uipN''ii. lonkerit A. C. _U;_
J Mi Namara. Holv Croaa. 21:00
\V. Dorle. Inl'.n .->(tletnent. -1 ?':*>
.1 Mltehell. unattai r.ed. -1:40
VV. Heck, Mott Haven A C. -14.
V. Hl.nan, Ht. Vlncent Ferrer. SHob
J rim^ra. unattacned. _.:'?'?
i: Uieineuon, Mornlnealde A. C. tt'.U
PASTIME A. C. GAMES.
By a deterrnlned aprlnt down the ___ab*>
Ing atret. h. Have Noble, the laat New
York Athletic Club dlfltnnee runner, capt?
ured the one-mlle open handlcap run at
the outdoor monthly gamea of Iba P__"**
tlme Athletic Club yeaterday. Geoiife
irltchley, a clubmate, waa BBOOBd, belng
i?nly lnchefl behlnd. with Wllllam Pow. ra
and Torn ? .'ollinfl, the acratcn m.-ri, foi
lowing la oruer on Criti hky'a heela.
The aummarlea follow.
one-mlle run .open, baadteapj Wob by
l.avirt .Noole. New ? ork A. ... U? ytU-a);
0__r_a Oil-nley. N*? ?oik A. C. -i4<) >a.ua;,
m "nd; wiiiiam ?.w.-i*.. in.h Amerlcan A, c.
uijarta). t-.lHl; iom 1. COilUja Utoo-AflMrl
'?an a. ?'. (BcratoW. lourto. liroe, ttfv
Irirtv-vard low hurOltn (exliiuill..n> -Ike
LoVe.l li Uh-Amerlcan A. <',. 1 baa, 0.H/B - .'.
Thre'e-ml.e run (ftflwUcap. clotted) -Wob hy
j V Kllta (3- yai^aii ?'? J H'*'1*!!*''' '<5
yard?). aecond; Wluiuin Kozetto (acratch),
tliiid. Time. 17:'-3 2-t
440-yard run Ibaitdlcap. cloa*"!)- Uon hy 3.
thVa (acratch), <i W a.ner iIH yarda), aecond;
r I' I'lamk (acratch), thlrd. TUnj, 0 :>t .-5.
IOO-yard run ihandlcap. cloaeu)?Won by J.
f ___.* (16 feet); W. Unirn (10 feet). B_0
LdjW. F. mmeh <18 feet,, thlrd Tlme,
u BBO-y-rfl run (tMitdlcan, tloaaei Won l.y F. '
I i laiak III yardai; J M<Cahe ... *arda),
LoadS J Shei .acratch). thlrd 1 Imt, . '*:! 3-.V
Kunnlnfl bop, atep and j.irnp '!"''"11'?"'
cloaed)-Won hy W. OlflflMT (13 UM^Wtfh
t jump of 41 feet -Vi Inchea; K_ f'a,'rU' ?
I'nrt: M sw^eney (. feet). wlth a jump of nf)
feat 7 Incha.. thlrd.
K FOR IHE GOLFERS
Kammer Wins Staten Island
Title on Fox Hills Links.
DEFEATS WILLIAM LEEDS
Country Club of Atlantic City
For .he second tlme tn his career A. F
Kammer, of th. home club, won the
Staten island ehamplonship tltle over ;hc
llnks of the Fox Hills Golf Club yester?
day In the Ihlrl.-Bix-hol.. t'.nal Kamm-r
tefeated \Vllll.,m ft Leeds by the wide I
margla of |a np and 9 to play. The Bnal
of tha li-at.n -_ght a-trWon was also
settled, and re*_|,ed in K. M. Posey de- I
feating T. D. I onroy by a 7 and 6 marcin.
lt had been orl^lnallv lntended to rlnlsh I
thls tournament. whicl, began la*U wv.-k,
Kammer dcv.loped hls best form, and
from tbe moment he hlt the flrst tee *-bot
it was evldent that he would pr ve entire?
ly "too many'' for Lead* The langthaatd
fourteenth hole. wlth the t. e pushed ba> k,
was | laccd ln commission lor the flrst
tlme. From this tc e a koocI drive g-ts
tbe ball on the floor of the -'kltchen," ]
nnd from there It tak. s a good .hot to
get home. Kammer goi a 4 there, how- |
oer. After going out in 3S, he ra-ib
bac k ln i"> for a 73, whlch estab.lshed a
new- compotitlve record for tbe 6,.'*>Y>-yard
course. When the round wns compieted
Knmmer stood 10 uo. and aftur nlne more
bole.s tbe match wus finlshed.
Tbe tn;rning card wa*. as follows:
Kainmrr. eut 444&4S44 4-.'_
Lt-ta, out . . .*. :, 4 ? 8 fl 4 4 4-41
ln.. I 4 I I f l 4 1 HHI
Leoia. m. 4 5 4 ? 8 4 4 4 8 4.-83
Duffara who daalra a chance of piaying!
more golf thaa thal prorlded by an ordl-!
oary quallfylag round arUl be given that I
0|*portunlty ln tbe annual fall tourna- I
rr ent of the Country Club of Atlantlc Clty, I
BChadalad for November 7, I and 9, for j
the reason that provlslon is made In the !
irogramme announced for no leas tban I
flve sixteens and beaten elght dlvlslons ln
The quallfylng round ls down on thr
card for TbUiaday, November 7, the cus
t mary eighteen holes belng Ir. order. tbe
whole dny bring devoted to that p_rp044
The flrst match round will be run off on
l-'rblay mornlng, November S. with the
Beml-ftnala and fim.i? oa l4tarday, Ha*
tembar 14, There will be B handlcap ln ,
which the players aurvlvlng In the tour?
nament on Saturdny wlll be Inellglble
Women volfara w-iu have prnctlcaHy the
i-tlre fleld to themselvea thls week. for j
tl.e only new COmpetltO*. .arded nre two
ona-doy tournamenta of tha _*oaBen_
"Wttopolltan Oolf Association To-day the.
BOafia w-ill be lnid nt C.arden Clty. whlle
<n Frlday PlIIIWOadlB w!ll i>e vlstted. In
the near future an Invitatlon tourna?
ment for women of more or less n prlvate
nrture will be held at Tuxecbv
ti.. latest performaaea af 4a unuuual
nature was thnt of j w Othatta Jr.. af
Hudaon, N V., wbo arhlla p'aylng over
tha nlne-bole 400148 Bl BtddafW- Po-d,
Me.. went around In the remarkable
_garaa tt 2S. alded hy tbe even tnore BB*
usuil "atunt" of Bl Ic.iK two holea 14 ? 48
shot each. The flrst t;rne p mldlron wa.
tha w. apon used, and !n the second In
Btai ea it was a r.-mahle. Thls la the Ilrst
i eaaa of arhart a lalfer has had
two ls on hls < icd '.n a single t-UUd.
OlllettO, who ls a stud. nt ut Wllllama, ia a
napbaa of Cbe lor R OUIatl aad w K.
i.ill.tt. Of Wykag>l. n-ittier of whom
uuduM balea ta 1 4r ai?iia hla aaaai w tb
a Bnal "4." Kor thal 4>1 't'-r. the (Jllletts
_!< B4fdaia, >>.iiii.- QtUetta is stin in hia
KRAMER WINS TWO RACES
Champion Rides in His Best
Form at Newark Velodrome.
Pranb Kiantar, iha Janay radat cjrejtat
aho huids Iha a-rtd*a chaaaplanahlfc
Bbowod his reraatnity -*aat4tdar after*
i.o --.t tba N-waik */etodi*otne by wtn
4lng both k match raei and B llve-mlle
race. Hls victory ln the mateb race wa.
0444 Andre I'er.hl'-ot. tbe Krench cham
ptOn, whom he dowti'-d In two atralght
heats. la the flve-mlle op.-n race the j
fleld waa not very stiong. owln. to tha J
i.'iBence of aome of the good men. Krnm- i
er led John Bedell home Iu thia event, a
do/.en others tralllng.
Alfied Cunda, the Aistrallan, defeated
hls fellow countrynian, Jackle Clarke, ln
two atralght heats of a match race.
SOCCER ON MANY FIELDS
Jersey City Surprises the Wan
derers with a Defeat.
Opening tho Natlonal LeagM Beaeon at
Jersey Clty ycsterd.y afternoon. the U4W*
Iy formed WdndBa-fB. Of lirooklyn, auf
fer.-d a revcr*c wln-n they tackled th*i
laraay Clty ekrrea. Tha baaaa oantlagant
won by a score of 5 to 0.
Although a New Vork State 1441-8 rul
Ing kept aeveral of their star players
ont of the game. the St George eleven
managed to draw their UOOtBOt wlth the
C14B M'Kenzles at Celtlc Fleld. Biooklyti,
yesterday. The acoro was 2 to 2 goala
In a N'-w York State ehamplonship
giune playad 41 "ai Carttaadt Fari the
Camerona twoeumbad to tne Iraohlyn
Celtlea by a score oi 3 to o. At batt-tttna
nelther outflt had procured a polnt.
The Clan McDuffa lowered the colors ot
tha Spunlsh-Americans a. Van Cortlnndt
I _rk. ln a second BBBttaa league kuiiio by
? score of 3 to 4, Tbe 8*844 was nlp and
turk throughout the lirst half, m-lthcr
team belng able to regleter a polnt.
At Van Cortlandt 1'ark the Columbua
Oval Football ClUb met and defeated the |
Washington eleven by a score of 4 to 1.
A no-BCorlng game wafl the result of
tbe encounter between the St. Oeorge
Cnlted and the Over-.Seaa team, at Ma- |
romb'B L-am Park. ln a second aectlon
At Olympic Park, Paterson, the flcot
tlsli-Amerlcans went down to defeat at
tl? bands of the Fateraon Itanger. by a
bi ore of 3 to v.
Handlcapped by the a >senae of .everal
af thelr fccod players, the Brooklyn Foot?
ball Hub were defeacl by the Wllber
force cntlngent at Wlllard Park. I'ater
Bon, by a eeara of ? to i.
A BOON FOR THE WEA ^Y.
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No. 320 Tribune Building?Advt.
I AI UM
Battle in Which Custer Was
Slain, with Every Officer and
Five Trorps, Recalled.
PRAISES MAJOR RENO
W. E. Morris, a Private in His
Command, Declares It Was
Irapossible for Him to
Help the Oeneral.
Captain Wllllam K Morrts, of Company
r:. 69th Reglment. N. O. N. V.. who has !
Juat been promoted from flrst HeUtenaal
to aucceed Captain John F. Scanlon, re
tlred. ib a aurvlvor of th" BBOflt disastro'is
Indian battle th?- United ttatBB army bt. r
experlenced?that of the Uttle Bl*? Ho.n.
Montana. fought on June .5 and 20, 1876.
agalnst the Sloux Inlians. unuer com?
mand of the famous chlc-fa Slttlng Bull
and Cragy Horae.
In this memurahle flght 6eneral Qeorge
A. Custer, the famoua Indian Bghtef of
the 7th l'nlted Stat.?? Cavalry, and every
ofllcer and man under him ln the flve
troopa, to the number of M, Were kill. d
on the Held of battle. The reat af the Tt ti
Cavalry, boom Mllea away from Cueter,
under Major Reno, lest very hcvlly in
killed and wounded.
Captain Morris was a prlv.ite In TTOOO '
M, under Major Reno, at the tlme of tl. >
Ilght. and waa ahot clean through the
breaet in brleiy teiiing the Intereatl m
Btory of the terrltle experieiKv he an.l
lha othara iiudai wenl to ?omo frlenda tha J
other eeenlng C_a__ln Harrla aaJd:
"The 7th Ca'airy, under Ctenoral Cue*
ter. w?s only a part of a i |g BSpedlUon
sent out Bgalaet the Maua Indlaaa. led ly
the wily Slttlng Ilull, Cra-y Hama and
other great chh-fs. Indian slgns havlng
been reported, the 7th Cavalry, rinder
General Custer, conslstlng of twel.e
bfOOpa, was or.lered detach.d from the
maln body to take up the trail and Bad
th. Indiana. with a vi>-w to make lt pos
Btbla to BUrroUIld thetn wlth tha ald of
the maln body.
"We atartad from a eaanp an lha Roee*
hud on June 2_, 1876, wllh twelve as fln.ly
nooated troopa gg aeer aaaembled, Wa
also had rations for tfteen daya. IH pa k
mulea, some frler.dly Indian aeoota and
a-perlenoed white guid's. As we left our
enaap Oenerala Tarry, GNbaoa and Brlg<
ham, of the maln column, revtewed us.
Oeneral Cuatet a*ara a ault of buchahln.
Custer Divided Command.
"Aft.-r a man h of aome tnll ly-s-v.-n
mllea we reached a big Indian vlllnge.
which, boweeer, proead aioeh larger than
Wt had any Idea of. and made aa atu. k.
.'?eiieral Cuater divided hl* cmmaiid.
tukltig TrOOga C. W F, I and L *!tn hlm,
and si*i,t Baveml troaga uadea Major Reno
aad flareral under Captala Benteaa to
make a man h aeveral miles further. ln
order to attack fiom thrc polnta
"Tbfl comniaiil under RanO, af whlch I
waa a numticr. rbargad iown tha vnlloy,
and the Indiana gaVB way. Wa fOUnd
they w-re g-'tiing us m a trap, huwev-i,
und wera trylng to lead ua . m tu but
mui.d iih. We made h.inte fot i polnt ot
arooda In which to place tha horaea, a
we Baaaonntad to Oghl on (oat. 'ihe Ind
lacreaatag In i.nts.- Bumbara, our
laaaaa aooa baajaa ta ba aerioua Bni our;
boraea arere belng plehed ofl t>y Indian.
wlio liad j.;ot lnto tiie tirnhi.r. ThatU v> ifl
nothlng for It but to mount what m-n
ara bad lefl and eharga down tha vaik-y.
aaroaa lha alianni and ng la the hlgh
biuff oii the otii.i Btda, arherfl ara oould
make a better Ight Tbe li.u.ans we.--.-i
praatlcall] oa aii eldea ol ua. an.i boomI
of the men whoae boraBB had been ahot j
ti..._ refuga ka tha tunber arlth a erhlta
BOOttt, atui rnoBt of thes", lnider COTBt ?'f
darhneea, aianagt. la reaeb our Intranah
"In flBahlhg the charge for the bluff (Tfl
loat thr.-e olliiera, tventy-nlne men were
killed and VB bad B iiumo.i aroundod.
"We had a lerrlblfl ttaaa np <>n the bl nf.
wlth thfl Indian-' OH all Md* s pourlng a
larrttc Ira upon us (rom Beialngton and
Wlneheatar rMea. Our kWed and aroua-J
ed were lncreasing ?-v.-r\ minute, a'ld our j
ammunltlon was Bfanoot ont, when .'_-,- I
taln Pantaan. wlth Troops I> ll a.id K |
and the ammunltlon park gflttlaa, after a
desperato ilght ___na_K_ to joln us. Onl
Um biuff alghteea mora wore kiii-.-d ani!
lorty-.ix around ad.
' Alt'-i Henteen Jolned us the Indtans
got more darlng than ?v.r, and they
charged us aeveral times BO daOB lhat
some of them thiew BBBBMM at ua anl
Botm wlthout ritlea used arrowa. At OM
thne lt aeemed as If we arera to be falrly \
ttanped to ileutli by the g.eat mass In g
ebarg? under Htttng Bull and Oraay
Ilorf. so doaa did they come.
?'Captain lietneen, one of thfl brav-st
*oldier. that ever llved, at this crltnal
Jun'ture BUTprlaad the Indlans b> maklng
a charge on foot wlth Troops II and M, |
kllllng off many of the fois wlth tlnli j
volleys. We fOUght on the bluff from
| ... p, m. on June _"> to 6 p. m. on June W, '
night and day wlthout a Ict-up.
Almo.t Mad from Thir?t.
"We Miffered f?r the want Ol water. aa
Wa hud net one drop even foc the wound- |
ed. and had had none for thlrty-slx hour?. I
Our thronta arera aarehad and our lips ,
swolleri and we could hurdly sp< ak. We I
weie abnOBl mad from thlr.-t. Kinally lt |
was re.-olve.l to gel water, ?bicb lay,
about BOVea hundr-d yards away, gOWn I
UM 1.1 ufT .md through a ravlne i.ear by.
"Thls water was guarded from thfl
other side of the fltraaa. by ladlaaa, ?n |
well aa by Othara on tha tOg of the ravlne.
We hrul hfiy tS* n volunteir as a foi l'>rn
bope Ifl make a ruah for Ihe water. They
were protOOtOd My skli BB-BBM rs Bfl far aa
could bfl done. The volunteeis had can
teani and kattlaa, and tha msh was gMda
deepltfl the shower of bullets fiom the ,
*The men had also to araaa un open ,"
flpaOt for one hundred yards. They fllled
the eenteena and bettlaa ander aa in.-es
.ant flre and bro, gh' In the water. whlch
suvi-d many a poor fellow. whlle It was a
gOdatnd to some who were dying. Of Ihfl |
volunteeis. tatl nately, only one man w..s
btlled and riB "<-rf wounded. We had j
enreeted a very heavy lo-s.
"On the night of June 26 the Indiana
fcudder.ly began to draw away. They had
got wlnd of the maln column, under Oen- j
eral Olbhon. approac Ing, and that flaved j
us. We could not have held out more
thar a few hourB longer.
"How Custer and all hls men wcrc
found naked and mutllaied on the battle
fleld la a matter of nlatory. I want to
?ay how rer, thnt Major Reno, In the
oplnion of myself and all tl.e other troop
era In hla command. waa a biuve man
and trled to help Custer. but It B.I 1m
poBBible agalnat auch odds. He did the
beat he could and bcha\ed Uke a soldler. "
A Teacher Speaks a Good
Word for the "Movies"
Children Benefit Even from
the Most Hair-Raising
Onet, She Says.
Imaglne a school teacher. a hlgh-mlnl
ed. mlddle-agrd. what the humorl'ta
would eall "typical." schooimarm. eomlng
to the defence 0f movlng pletures! It
would be putting It mlldly to say that the
llttle circle of the woman teacber's friends
were amazed. They would as socn thlnk
of approvlng of a Spanlsh hutlfl|-ht as of
the averaRe melodramatlc movles."
"I don't care lf they are ,-'i. ; \. and *en- !
*atlotial and ftill of crtmlnal -u.gestions,"
shr mttlntalned. "They edttdata the ehll*
dren m< re tban we do. P*/e been notlelus
lately that the children seem ever so
much more intelllgent tban tboy u.ed to
a tecv years ago befon- tb. r<* wer- movlng
Ilcuiro.-. They have a fund . f general ln?
formation They r"al,z, that the big
world la qulte as llve and interestlng a
place as the corner lot behlnd the blll
boards In the old days when we asked
n claas about the Desert of Sahara it was
a large plnk place on the map and Its
chief products were camels, which meant
to the boy's mlnd the dlrty. mangy erea
turea wlth sllly eyes he once aaw at the
'zoo.' If the boy rem, mbered the pict
nraa of the desert in the geo?raphy book,
it was wlth the seeret ecorn whlch your
real boy tcc-Is for 'lex.lt l-at.-img?about
so much c,f u BBual be sndured hal great?
er unhapriinesa accrue not from the lack
of It, but from hls parent.y knowledge of
hls lack of lt. A descrlptlon of the Dea
ert Of Sahara was not of vital intvrest In
hls Ilfe like the corner lot or the lce
wagon. It was somethlng to be forgotten
aa floon e* achool was over. Rather would
he dle than let his fellows know he was
interested ln lt.
"Nowadays, the Desert of Sahara comes
Into hls life on the tlde of his m04t vital
Interrst. It ls not a dtad thlng in school.
t Is .1 'movie.' Rla J*0_Of ayea bulge
wlth terror for the Beetaf robb-r or the
kldnapred hclress ,-,s t!n- samlstorm ;
rates, whlle the camels stncgrr along ln
the face of tht* bllnclltiR, swirUt\g gale.
The next time 'Timmy' has a lesson about
Sahara he will bave a vlvld mental pict?
ure of the place.
"Ob jes. l know yoo all saj be
shotiifln't be aaalag at< rtea of fieelng rob*
bers or Udu4bp4d helreeaea area to help
out bis aanaa of **eetrrapby. I aay h< for*
g?t- the kidnapp.-i- and ramember. tha
? Th. ti tbare ara tta ladlaa "detarea
lull of munk-rs nnd horse thtofta., but
they don't hurt tha Boya and they dO
Btlmulate hls interest Iu hlstory. I ad*
mit tbat rdeturaa ol i bootboya tnaaaj?*
ln murder and horaa thlerin. would be ,
clemorabzlng. but not ploturea of Indlans.
What the red man d04a ls as dlsttnctive
aa hla skln and no more to b> copied.
Yes, a few boys wlll copy It, Just as a
fi m 'went to the bad' irom readlng dlme
novels, but the vast majority of the
youngatera w-ho use i to anaah away be
hind the barn wlth the forbldden lltera
ture took it out In read hg, They satis
fled tli*-ir deslre to b<- wlcked and they
Bttmulated thcu- baatiaatloo ar tha same
'There Is another kind of motion
picture, whlch Ih even more uaeful to
tha school taarher than the storles of
wiid adventure ln foreign lands, but I t
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Thia depmtrn-nt wlll b? flad tO answar any
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No. 1E4 Naaa.j atreet.
T! la d*tartm-nt ?r? 1J not te r.eponalhle for
manaacrlpt arhleti l" n^t ?<-.-oTipinlfd by
?t.mpi for return Klndly In.-I-.-r stampa
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4*rtt4 on only OM aMe of th* pat*r and a*.
thiit name and a'lr.aa aecompany a.rh Item.
OKRA WtaVrf (for A. L T) I. -Wash
tWO dozen okras ln cold water. Draln
tli-m and cut off both ends. Then boll
them tn saltcd water for fifteen mlnutes.
Whlle they are eooklng. fry a bljr, green
pepper and an onlon, both mlneed, ln
thr.... lablaapomifula of h-ttar. Add this
mlxture to the okras after they bave been
Ol ?ki"l and drnlned. Add. also. two or
three large julcy t0494t044 cut ln small
Bleeaa or . can of ton.afoes. Stlr ln three
lablaapeaafUla of Kspagnole sauce (s.-e
44*44*), a plnch of grotmd pepper, a llttle
salt and a rrushed clove of garllc. r.et
tha whole mlxture cook very slowly for
tlfteen Bdnatea Si>rlnkle wlth parsley
MPAONOLI SAI'f'K-Fspagnole sauce
ls one of the mn?t savnry of the flne
snuca u<ed hy chCs. It Is a good plan
to gaa*) thls sauce always "on batid."
BOpa lally 14 OOOl weather, when thefU Is
bo daasar af it? apatttaa*. it should, how?
ever. be kept ln as cool' a place as pos?
sible Thls .auce calia for a cupful of
>out.g chopped car mta a cupf'ii of
eboppod onlon., four eprtgs of thyme,
tw-lv i eppercorns. three bny leavea.
four Bptiga of celery. a bunch or
parsley. fmir tat lespoonfttls of flour,
a aaatft of niaaty jeiiied veai stock.
B BBOnll bani bOM or a few scraps or
cooked \eal and aome . hlcken fat. Try
the vegetablea, hrrhs and seasonlngs In
Iha ' hb-ken fat. uslnt; only as much fat
aa is reaiiy Baaaaaary. Then stir ta tha
flour. and, mlxlng nil tboroughly, add th.
BtOUfc, 'over tbe kettle and let Ita con?
tents cook very slowly for three hours,
or until they have heen reduced lo one
half thelr origlnal quantlty. Tbe .auce
wlll then he a rich dark brown ln color.
ItralU lt into a amall stone Jar. Set the
lar in 4 B4*d place and let Its contents be?
come cold. He sure to cover It ao that no
dust can enter. It 1? not necessary to
Baal the jnr lf lt ls kept very cold. When
the .auce cools It wlll becomo a stlrt
Jelly. Whenevcr any of lt la wanted for
a aauce or to enhance the flavor of en
treea remove as much aa wlll be needed
and rnelt tt before uslng.
A BXAM coMHINATION.?Black wax
baaaa are aantatlaMa cooked with Ltaaa
beuns and served wlth a brown butter
44044 If tbe beuns are rather large and
laslalaaa un they are likely to b? tourard
the aad of thelr season, b apray of aalat
may ba cooked wlth them for the last
few monutils before taklng them off the
stove. lf pr-ferred. the mlnt may lie
added to tha brnamad butter. Baroaaaa
ooohbooha aftaa roeoaBsaead the u.e of
tnint wlth beana and peas, but only the
canned or drled varlctles or tho.e that
are tastele;? are tmproved ln thi* way.
The freah, young legumes of mldsuiniiier
nre too dellcate, too unliiue ln flavor, to
B4TV4 wlth mlnt.
CORNMBAL btVTWtMB (by request).
The followlng ls a trlfle more expenslvo
tban the ordlnary rule, but the mutbns are
very much better than usual ani as
llght and delicate a.s take. Oeam two
heaptai tableepoaafubt of butter aitb f4ur
UtblaaPOOafBlB of su^ur. Add the yolks
Of three egga. then stlr In two cupfula of
milk ta wbhli a teOBpOOnfUl ol sod.-i 440
been dlssolved. Mix together one cupful
and a balf of flour, a liberal cupful of
coinnieal and two teaspootifuls of cream
of tartar, and slft tbe mlxture twice.
Heat the otber tagradlenta Into It and stlr
tboroufhl) :o a smouth paste. Then fold
ln the whltes left over after us_tg tbe
three egg yolks, and bake the batter ln
butterad muflta tins la a rather brisk
Uaeful H-iisehold Tips
Thia department wlll pay for hou.ehoM tlpa
lf found aval??<e ror tta purpoa-. Addir-a
??I'aeful lloiiael.oid Tl**. Department." Naw
Vcrk Trlbune. No. Xf>4 Naaaau atreet.
TO RFMOVK MACIIINE OIL.?Do not
pour Jiolllng -4148 over a ataln made by
machlne oil. aa It la apt to "aet" the
staln. Try washlng lt out wlth cold
water and soap before giving it any
MAKINf; OVKK BLANKETS.?When
VOoUea blankets show slgna of wear they
mav be preserved for uae by coverlng
them wlth aome such material aa silko
llne. They Bhould be tacked like a coni
forter. They need not be tled closely,
however, ns the woollen blankets wlll not
Bllp or pack as cotton ones would. Worn
out cotton or fleeced blankets- ?**-* h*
Uaed instead of cotton waddinjf to make
QUflU. L B.
New York Clty.
DECORATIN'O a BIRTHDAY CAK__ -
For a ehfldren'fl birth.lay party frost
the enke as usual. then make turtles of
ralslns wlth elOVBg Btnek ln for head, tail
and feet I'lice these "turtlea" on top
ot the cake an.i Btraggllng up tha aMaa.
Tiie deUghl of the little folks will amply
pay for the effort. MKO.
IMPROVma PKUNBfl. - The flavor
of prunes mav be greatly Improved hy
addlng a Uttle clder to the water ln whlch
th.y are cooked. I_ P.
New York Clty.
ndmlt lt may not be ao popular. an?
therefore. not ao long remembere't. Thll
ls the i urely cducatlonal one, the on*
whlch deplcta the processes of tea o.
coffee ralalng, showing the natlve workere
golng out" to the flelda, and the packtrfl
loadlng lnto shlps at strange looklng for*
"Just the other day we came to the
cotton laaaon ln aoaaaaere^aJ geography.
Tbat stupld llttle Sallle Schmidt, Who
can't remember anythlng in the bo.ik,
actually raised her hand and Infoime.
nn- that cotton wa- white on the buahes.
Uke .nowballs, and Bba knew lt grew lu
the South "cauae lt afM darklea thut
was a rlckin' it ln the movm' picture
"These rshfldrea Pkk up all klnda of
bnowladga at tha movn-' that they
would never Tet anywhere elge, T! ,??/
don't read books. A few ar.- devotfld
jatron <>f the th tlon departmeal ln the
pobtlfl HbTary, but the graa-t majorfty
pre l'i r to he acreamlng and racint' ln the
-(:??? t ... sltting quietly in a lihrarv under
ioobb waaaaa'a .-ti-rn eye, IPfl tee much
llke Behoei However. the. erill all all
pattent}) through an instructive numli'i
Beatre progmnuna aml s-o eanaM
luli- but imlilhe a little informatlon."
The Uatenlng Rroup admitted theee
might be something in the speak-r'.
vl<ws. but they looked unhappy. FlnaHy.
tlu- p?rt young thing came out with lt.
? That's all very well." she aald, "but
what good does lt do to have the chil?
dren know things if they are asleep all
the time. That little Sally la the palest.
tlOBBBBt chlld tn the room, and twlco
thla week ahe has gone aound aaleep tn
my class at 10 o'clock. These children
an- up until late almoat every night ln
the week. In the good old daya they
got more slei p, even If they dldn't know
so much. If onl**-lfs a big 'lf,' I know
if only the mothers wouid make tha
children go to the moving picturea oa
Frlday and Saturday evenings, and put
them to bed the rest of tbe tlme. tt would
be very useful and Instmctrve."
Seen in the Shops.
Th?- nam-s of ahopa whera artlclea men
tlone. on thia page were seen can he obtalnad,
bv a-ridlna; a etamped and addreaeed envelop.
to "Beea la tbe Phopa." New-York Trlhuna.
To Inaure a prompt reply, the date of pulll
oattea hhould be Klven.
The softlest and woollleat of sultlnga 14
the new velour de lalne. whlch comes ltt
beautlful, rich ahadea of brown, blue and
wine color. It ls flfty-four Inches wide
and sells for 13 50 and 13 75 a yard. The
same materlal ln dlagonal weave ls $4 25.
Hatlne for winter suits and dresses cost*
14 50 a yard and ls flfty-four Inches wide,
n aomaa In pUdn ctdota anH*.
Creve de cblne four-ln-hand tles in twcj
shades or two contrastlng colors, wlt
a deep sll.k fringe, cost only 75 cents.
A frlvolous llttle bundle of slx sachet4
made of whlte silk tled with plnk rlbbon
and topped wlth silk flowers whlch ln.ll
eata the odor costs 1150. Each llttle
sa. hat has a tlny gilt sat'ety pin attached.
is going to be a number worth ordering in advance, if
you are not among those fortunate persons who read it
regularly. It will have stories and illustrations by some
of the cleverest people of the day. The leading article
is a joy both in theme and in style.
"Nine out of every ten publicity men?it make no dif
ference whether they work for theatrical managers, Presi
dential candidates, South American Republics, titled fortune
hunters, or Horse Show directorates?are paid salaries to
create through the public prints favorable impressions of
"Putting *??? f
tell. all ahout how it is done. Mr. Davis is himself one
of the best known press agents in America, and he
knows the game from the time of Barnum to the pres?
ent, with all its variations. He frankly tells many
hitherto unpuMished tales ot how he and others have
made news sensations by the yard. "Stuttv" Davis he
is called from coast to.coast, perhaps because he is so
thin, and perhaps becau-e of his ahility to stuff the
public with stories about star performers.
Read his article in our next Sunday Magazine.
The Following Features Will Also Be Found
in ihe Same Number:
The Jaws of the Pler
A story of U?T? and hcroism on the Great Lake*>, by Morgr.n
A Suffragist Converston
A huinorous ulc of N'ew York politics, by Joseph O'Brien.
A thrillinR story of an American girl's experience in India,
by Michael White.
No Other Way }:
The great scrial by Gordon Holmes. C
| How I Earned My First Qollar |
By Vice-President Sherman and Senator Kern. m
ALL IN THE NEXT f
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