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TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS A MINUTE COST OF POLO CUP MATCH
Jroteroj? Afompr.t o/- ?she Los?~
7to te fto a /_* o.*? a 7 Pojo Match
When the English Experts Invade Meadow Brook in
June in the Effort to Wrest the International Trophy
from Its American Defenders the Contest Will
Represent an Outlay of Nearly a Million,
Which Will Seem Tiny to the Victors.
P( laO players and polar explorera ?
t equal Immunity from ?n
. ? ? -,. i nt. aick bents
? ' ? '? ? ? t r. |.1 ?polo pia; er
lies s nalural ?:?mi?i al .? *.?"" i < ..i
\ e saya he ha?
? one man los? his life outright.
ii? many falls resuH ?? m? i el>
in a i? "tis of the brain and
Mini?- t'i"k?ri shoulders. He says the
i.dn ? . ? ingero s, bul somewhat ter?
lo lo k at.
T?ri ??ii? s tie wor?i, if on.? contein
l'Mtes it merely from tii? angle ??'. ?
Wee* M win. for example, coal about
OSAAt t.. .!. cid?' t:i< guardian?
ddp ' t ? i : t? : ? ai lonal Polo < "up at
*?i. ??!? ? i i.."k next -June. That ? ont? i
will rvpreseni an outla) of nearly ?!.??".
? hiding th? una?oidable p? r
w.iiai bill? ".? tin? play?rs, not t be in?.?;-,
TIW English team \\r!| '-..on |.<? |.r. ?.??:
irai t?. t work e ill begin In eai is
The pris? for \?hi?'h all this mono?, ex
?TtH.n ?ir .1 daring are t" be spenl iv the
5'lvc cup ?.? : l h was put up for ?lit?
tioiai eonteota by the Westchtater Polo
?lut. of n. s p-wrt, U I., in MM.
it was promptly carried off to England
snd rested there fee twenty-three yeara
Am??ri?a might have gppaarcd inert, but
she was not resting. She s?nt teams att.-r
the cup ??, IMS and IMS, and when they
?am?? back empty band?Bd the ?bought
mor- polo ponies an?! went at her prac?
At the .?ame time, eret "daca the Amer
!i?..n challenge cup was lost t?. t1 i
i. .?t Newport, a tradition had existed,
even among those ??h" were usuall) well
i Informed, that we could nev? r hope i" win
it bach from ?England.
This tradition wa- shall??..! In IMP,
' ??h.ti the American four, componed ol
Harr) Payne ?Vhlney, L?awrenc? Water?
bury, .1. .\1 Waterbory, |i . an?! Dev?
I ereus MUburn? rale the Englishmen
their feet In t\??> battlei at? Hurllngham
and brought home the bacon aterling
The aame quartet brllllantl) r?ptaln?sd
the cup in <? game that nraa ? s< Itlng and
full of thrilling Incidents, played before
twent) thousand ?pesta ton?, al Meadow
Brook, ?m June 9, i'?li As sn Interna?
tional trophy the Am? man Polo l*up
tanks second only to the Ameriea's l"Up,
th?' yachting trophy jfor which Kngllsh
nportsmen have spent millions of dol?an
in a vain attempt to re -"V? ?
America ti??w has both si? ?? ? ?. l
yachting cup ool witboul criticism Sh??
win not retain th? polo cup without a
iniiiit; f. tii? ?great coal of ?playing polo
many persona hav? decided In theh own
minds that it must l>?? a daint) kind of
gport T<> the majority ??f the American
public it has been almo.-t as VagUS |
the national frame of the Peruvians
Polo has Its dainty feature?, but they
are not Its Strongest ones. It is not i
only the nerviest bul the moat spectacu '
lar of Rames. Either to pla) or to
watch it Is faaeinatlng. j
it is full ot grit and fir?- a ?single
jfvaervca-fl Polo Tei? Kifht to ?f/V L Waferhury. ?
JM Water-burt, HPWhi?ntu an* ?) Af:/?>urfo e?r*iu
I drive m n ?hu:?., ?t?. whole completion
ah the du h that 1 n s man ????tii?
In polo ii requlrm ?> Ightntng gi
a thousand ultiiatloni with an In tanl in? -
The r Id? must b? i? - essed ol re? kl? -1
courage if' must !"!?-?? i he is '". s
pony's back, h? ?hum as It wer?
through an. bul a Ithoui ? ? ? ad
?il? a seiet lenl In Its? if
When in. pon] Niulrma ?m twists ra?*?es
straightaway, lurni quick si a artnfc and
qui? h :? llgl ".m?. Hi? 11?!* i m i ?
Kiip himself '?? :' Ids snd ? om.n ol
it pi.-p.???-.! to swing in?, mallet si th?
ball. II? tou r . a
abb- to ? oramand II sll latlon
lb? nui-f im to? i.aii h.?id a hile i kling
h.<i?i "n a hard pen ? No moll?? i oddh -
need appl) Kngllahmen who have taken
up polo have dist-arded the monocol? I
[.? ?eon cai not I op? to ? ???nia- mil of ? gam?
..f polo wearing .? or an unsulll? ?i
suit <>f i loi
\ pla*??? in .-i till the ball ai though h?
had in.- mad up and at the aame time ha
calm n? must concentrate <.n hitting the
i .il more than I ? evei ?before ? on? entr?t?
.1 ?>n am thing
Mai i elkiua iv onl) one i e
. - . ? r ., polo player Peraevet ?? i ?
? ? And th? n foil..? cool h? ol.
i, ? - ?. go? 'i tempei.
wrist devel? i autxnlssion lo d
i . ?. mora n laites, In?
cluding .? Ian;? i .'..ii?? nt ib. I?..nk.
in th? mtdiI ??f the whlrrim th imp i '
i . ? , ?. . . : .. :?..,. ? luna?
of in? ; ? ? ? i ma? com? ? I? ?
spill, In who h ?pon) ??"'! ridei end mallei
i;?? ?mil ng ni ii. i ti ? ; tul? ? d '
? - ? daiutei enough to remtei
il moi ? than piq ml ? wtacle and
|.-'iii\.i\ exhilarating t.. i .. . who pai
Th. Ii I? 't.iti.-1 ii ? ??? t?. i ?win be i-in\.?i
b) nun aid ponies i-i??|-?il tia.iie.l ,-imli
keyed up t?? the high? I tension Bock ?? I
gana la s t: ul) ro) t\ apt ? ta? le.
A woman dee? tilted t two yt in igo ?
a "haphaaard m? die) of ponk
ol ?nisi ami ?bad languag The value
of her ? mu? i-iii ?.f the most dashing,
brilliant aii?! dangerous pastime g??v?m?-.i
the was not given to I Bh<
.? \ old? d all forms of It. ev? ? ex?
of looking ai other women parad? !??>
rotes. 11 er |
Ponies -?i?? radiant in | .on?
t. st, in the 'ut' ' natl ?nal ? i nee th? ?
?are the i- si thai mono) can bu As
r I . POO) ?' rid i i?l? i Should
: ? ' ?
Ths pon; ths gam?
counts for al what
It I : lllus
!?..!? - i!.,?. In his - "I
? ? , ? i : the
Maltese Cat. thai
. ? ? ; that '?"?:?. ifl ? 'h.- ball, ??hi' h
"rolled in (he .'
th I ' ? d ? .?
?|'ti. Maltese Cat a I i ? ?i AI?
though Its i Id? ? -i. i.iniiioii
sa-nse it i., i Indomitable r ou rag? of tic?
high bred anima won '? i ? ? An In
cldi n' thai pi "?? ? - th val ?? ni training. |
?? bei >? snii . r.int pari |
in the | 'n n l i i ti . United '
Agile, Swift, Well Trained Ponies Will Be Leading
Figures in the Fray?Their Riders Will Show, Besides
Marvellous Horsemanship, Much Nervous Force,
Cool Heads, Quick Eyes and Arms and
Wrists of Snappiest Whalebone.
Btetea army. At ? W at? ?- fort ? majoi
.?1 the idea that artillen might
be used effectivel) In lighting wttb ?the
Indians b) dispensing with gun car?
riages and fastening the cannon upon the
liavks Of iv ?
it was determined to t?ry the experi?
ment. \ iv ,. eras select? d but I ol told
: ' ? ? i ? - i i v ?. 111. Ni. t ', 111 ?
u a| takl n !?> tram the mttlO.
\ howitser was strapped on the mute
back, with th.- m?sete ?pointed toward
in.- tall. The gun was loaded and the
.?iiiin.il, still < .?'m. a.is led "ut <?ii .1
bluff, A target v.,?s set up in the middle
m ib.- river and n?" ran* ?f ti" mule was
tuim ?i ?toward the targ ?'
The officers st"?n| around m a semi
? ii? i. while th?' major went up and ineert?
???l a inn.- fus?-, which h?' lit. Th? ti he re
Tin? ftszing on the mule's r-erk nia?1e
Hi-- ?animal uneasy, then ?excite-, in ?an?
other aecond he was standing with ins
f. lev m a bunch, making six revo?
lutions a minute, and th.- bowttaer was
? itenlng audden death to every man
. hall' .? mile
??v. ..Hi. . i Started t?> throw up luc;?st
woik- with ins mbn ??thers Jumped off
ihe embankment Nothing could lessen
th.? vtvaclt) of th?' mule, and tin- expert?
ment was a total failure from a military
point .a' view.
The tuuli- had th? quallttea ?>f strength.
patience, endurance ?and gut ail good
quslltl? - All h?' ia?k?'?l was training?
Polo i-??: ?.-. "ii the other hand, are ren
derad Mplent They kn?w- that the game'
? is ? aeriea '" lt?a>yard darhea ;?t fun
. si.??-il. will) abrupt turns and haunch
rai king -tops
The) become capriciously sensitive. They
ate charming pocket editions <>f race
horses. Affectionate masters teach th? m
to I?, ?..in. .].??t'iiic.| at the clkrk ?>f th?.
They learn t?. -?? after the ball tir?*.
last and all the time tor ?-ev. n ami ?
, half minute? a/lthout once thinking of
tii?-i! upholsti rod stalls
'I'll.- ball goes from ?'lid to end "f the
HeM and vi.??? Misa. The ball |*oes zui?
za,. No matter Th.? quick, rhythmk
rinn of the ponies' feet is hoard ue the
tuii. ?lifted with th? sp. ...I of the wind.
the) slow ii.-?-Is to th.? rest ?>f the lan?l
. ?scape and overtake the ban.
! Th? lr movement is what in mUUtC Is
termed allegro lively aid gulch. ?Mth
Joyous, cheerful expression. Before the
came they were playful a-? pupp'- ti.
.ne covered with lather now a litt!?
round object has Inspired them to ra? -nu
spe. .1 Quickness ."r a short ?1 i ?-1.? 11 < ?
an absolute necessit) for any pony thai
aspires to be Hi il ? ?
Tie rider experiences i"> m raring f'?r
the ball on a fast poll?. The .spectators
an? eugioosed and excitad to sag that
players and ponies lav?? but a ??inci?
thought And tue ball that has eaus??l
all this rush of bio ?1 to the head i
asually mail?' of bassarood, weighs fl?'e
OUncea, Is a shade niore than three inclus
In ?fianiet? r and is paint"d white.
? ??tit ? tin e?l on Hftli pase.
"HIGH COST" BROODS SNUGLY IN A NEST LINED WITH EXTRAVAGANCE
BRI doing awaj with a public
I - ii,n- kindly dlspooed reform
en Should always try to find out
?hat spirit people show when they speak
?f It. l?oes It s? cm to d. press or r< fresh
them to ?Its? uss It? For It must n?>t tie
Ngpooed that all evils are ?1? jir?-.?-sinfs
Pictures.pie and lively grievances altnost
Invariably make the beet table eonveraa
hon and the most absorbing reading.
InOM a genuinely valuable feature of the
It Is hard to know, then, with what
MMdona t(? face the reformer who teles
to do away with these thing? and who
l"aves unattai hed the distressingly m??
nototiouv ?beneflcencca of life. ,
There are people Just at present, for In
Msaee, who ar<? throwing their energies
?.?out In the most extravagatit manner Iti
'an effoit to reduce the cost of living in
this characteristically \mcri.an city of
Now fork, seeming: not to realize that
high prices Hie. sincerely speaking, one of
_u dearest toples to the Now r?rker*s
liai beating heart. He regards them with
? rrlde that Is like the prl'le of birth
?among those who have Mrtb baik of
I?am) and .-hows an almost arrogam re?
Mntment if any one suggests that he
?nowi of .: other place where ?priCgg are
PLEASURE OF EXTRAVAGANCE.
Accord ng t?. tin personal point of view
PeggONe are (? ? ..r ptotstttOS are many
In this ?itv of mingl.il emotion*, but the
Mensure of extravagance Is on? that is \
??oled p. , , ,,,,,, here, Bsory one booka
m ihe Mm . f ?jhowy waotefulneea, from
' ?he ri. h | ?,.,i p, the p??"r rich.
where i;?-., foi Instance, has one the
Privilege air, ... t forced upon him ot
Wv,ng #?.. , Mrna n month for
? hime th;.t ?baa m it neither light nor air.
*_***** ?Meet v light and an .?ir of thank?
MO* I ... who Is i,.?t thankful lo l.e
?'?o?a gen whera them are s?> many sum
***** nan who irv to ben.?ut mankind
1,1 beating gown priesa, laete-d "f trying
* ' ?;> Inoomes nnd laereaae hours
? leisui.. ,j,, ,?,, s,.,.,? ,,, pillea that
,h*re m some-thing Intrlnglrallj jovial ttti
Wodu.-tiv.. of buoyancy about an;.tiling
*?*' ?* go ' i up ... airead) high. Hkth
**>"?. high mountains, rtelng bWhbles
^hat i?, there aboul chasapagne that t??v
***i? it the aymbol of the j?.v ,,f living
'* i? not Ihe trrapreesdMe bubble? that
???"ot upward In It like a ch.-er from
I Mgnaand thrantal When a ray <?f g???*.
ttck ?*l-iit? a? rosa o'ir ?lay, our spirits
"?? '?l> " It Is a way wo have of ? x
~" i leaaure.
s" With pin. s Would \?i!i make h
tat ...tk theatregoer ihitik bettor "f ?
???y of which y.iu, aa aaaaagor, have
s leaaoaabie f.ar he may think III.
?-??ergf him two und a ?half dollars, |n
nggd of two. and a cerlaln meaaure ot
satisfaction will be guaranteed htm
win., indeed, ?an afford the outlay ol
money and pride that it tak?s to sp? n?l
two-fifty for nothing?
There an those who say that the i red
business man. on ins svenlng'i plea in
bent, la without Imagination, but the)
?io him a criminal Inju tic? it takea not
WHERE MONEY FLOWS LIKE WHISKEY.
"ni an active but a resourceful Imagina
non t.. road pleasure into the transactlo.
"i* ?pending mone) to th? gala "f nelthe
faith, h"p.? n??r < barit) ,
T.?k? the ?.pira, too At what kss pri.??
Iban tin.?. : 111 ? I Uve ?loll.irs g h?ad WOUl?
On? I- Willing to sit In a r.?d ami ?foil
audltoilum for ?? long evening with Roth
Ing m*??' io do than n? ?peer tbrougl
opiia glasses at other pe..p|.? Similar I)
bored* if the Krami op.ras of Euroo?
have not gained social and popular recog
niiion in n. .??> York Ihrough high arican
through what thenl Have not man)
thoughtleas managen tried ??? offer them
h? re r.t on. mi ? and fall' d"
, The ant..mobil., strange t?? say, i? an?
other eai ?? in point ?Having learned
Ihrough iii" regrettable mistake "f th?
i." ' i< manufacturera that lowering tin
price "f tin ?se us. fui ami Itcalth-gtvlng
m.o bin? s killed th? ?in/? and va|>oru?'l
th. pleaaure in.? gave, Hi?' automobile
m il nil? making IM similar blunder Will?
th. n. w? i iiioioi hixur) Manufacturer?
and distributers qtiestton pet*hapa wisely
v. belli, r people would pa v i-L.'*?? for Ib.
nutre unlit ? fu y g? t oui "f a ?-.n
Sometimes these gmdeineu, tbrir ?longues
m their ? h? ? k--, are heard t" remark:
"rsiipp???.. it ...si n?.? thousand dollars i??r
.1 ,,i m a railroad train t" lake the
?Easter travellers to Atlantic City, where,
a He '. COUM pa] a dollar or tw?. to
?lake iwi?. a-, long t?> ^<? m .-? metm
cut. ? b.r wool I the walth and fashion
PSYCHOLOGY AND COLD STORAGE
? ?n? upon a lime a child asked hta
faih.i where he could learn psychology.
and the nnialribb' pal? lit answ.i??.|: 'In
Was not wiiiiam James, tin? Harvard
pnifaaaui. a math theoretical lyro in
?oiiiparison with the cold StOTag? ? ?.'
in. n. who have discovered that |.pi?'
Mould lather pa?. ?i?i a?, ni- a dOOeH all
winter for ..Id ? xu^. washed ?ban ami
with neu dat?e ?m them, than '.'.'. cents
for tin name agga witii a iiiti? lawdusi
and no .laics'.' hear nie It se.ins as
though psychology ?v.l.? a \<r> practical
thing, gfte* a 11
The aplrtl ?>f gstravagancu acts ami re
acta if landlords and autonraNlea make
it s? .in pleasant t?> live beyond tin? In?
come, people In return exact toll ?if the
public providers in man? gruya. They
win n?? longer buy a >Hr?i of ribbon un?
less th?'?' can ko Into a palace to net it
a palace where >?ii the art? and ? num?
ber of the sciences are to he liad for the
Nur will they take a ?lass of publie
whiskey unless it is served ???er a ma
hogaay oar, or In a room ?lecorated with
hand cut glassware ami real hand paint???!
beauties nf lavluh proportion"!. '
"THEY MUST BE GOOD SEATS. I PAID TWO FIFTY APIECE FOR
? Boda water drtnkera, though tt.cy spend
loos on their drlnka, ?and uennlly "go it
alone.'- demand at hast marble bars, not
hesitating to admit, however, that thev
prefer alabaster. 1'crhaps the soda water
is compiled With SOCOOjd rate ?hOOOiaiO
and milk Instead of cream (the shop
k? eper must have his inningsi, but It Is
i hard t?? notice everything at once, and
tlie alabaster spirit shows progress.
Pe??ple down on the lower Kast Sl?1?.
'for instance, have n??t a?ivanced so far
along the road to economy. They require
i no Inducements to Spend their money,
and they demand less than any one else
in return for it. If the evidence of the
'eve is worth anv thing, people who earn
Ihe least money have ih.? must t?> spen?l.
and particularly the most to spend on
pleasure. Where doe In the rity is there
such an array ??f ?candy ?arts, bauble
shops, saloona, small theatres an?!
"movies" as on upper Park Row and the
Hiihi-h ' And the p.-opl.- who. ||\?. In
Ihese districts spend their money ?etirr
ousl)*, gladly, never having the nnallnoM
in i.iiiiiiai'- in advance from whom thev
will borrow in the ni"ining. nor how the\
will reach the end of the ?week if n?> kind
Mend or hunted relative "coumo up" it
is _ tip., carefree wertd in the so?ealled
' poor s>?.-lions," where money Mows like
whiskey and Jo) le *o lap at ail hour?
so long as the fa mil v dimes mid nickel-i
are living. The poor. Indeed!
THE ASH CAN SONG.
Ami another money Mystery. Who has
ii'it stood m Urn- in the bit? savings banks
Of the <?!?>? sbtMIt to deposit a hoarded
?O? Mil and still dreaming ?Of the opera
last night, only to ?Me the ragged pauper
standing in front, who would not know
an opera lioin cockcrow, ? asually de.
p??sitlng tljatSt It Is. perhaps, only an
oiler .?ml a leas humane form of the ex?
travagant w.iv. the man wlo ?pen Is
.?veivihiiiK he has ?in a bank account
an?l deposits his body and soul in the ash
And are not the poor willing to take
Itss for their money than the rich? The
pauper in the savings hank wanted only
.'. per cent for his $l.?i*?i. Kor the same
amount the rieh man wants .'!<>rt per cent.
The poor OMa pays t'> cents for Ills
moving picture tick?'! an?l is glad to sit
on a wunden U-nch in a flretrap and look
at last year* news pictures, while for
10 cent? tin "nil?'* man goes Into a
Broadway movie shop and has a comfort
ablf chah* from which to view the newest
Alms. And so it goes. The latest und
safest way t?? get rieh quick Is to sell
luxuries to the poor.
This may be regarded gg g tip to the
young man coming in from the farm to
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