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- THE EVENIGr TDIE3,- THTJDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1895.
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BECOHDS OK ENGLISH ATHLETES.
lirltliliiTM lime Arrived mid Are
Heady for the Fray.
New York, Sept. r.. The British ath
lete who are to meet the New York Ath
letic Club team on September 21, and the
Cambridge team w ho w ill meet Yale on
October 5, arrived on the steamer Auraula
The London Athletic Club team Is a
good one. A. C. liradley has been the 100
jard champion of England for four years,
and with A It Dow ner, was recently crid
Ited with running the distance in I) 4-D
A It Dow ning holds the world's record
at 200 yards and the Englifh record at
Jordan Is the Oxford rprlnter who last
year beat the Yale men In both the 10(1 and
440 yard mces.
Filzlicrbert is the Englifh champion
for a quarter of a tulle. He has run In 40 3-5
seconds and can probably do better.
LuytcnslF a mile runner He has a record
of 4. IS .1-5 at this dlfiar.ee.
Horan has run three miles in 14 44 3-4,
and has won that race In the inter-'VarElty
tporte for three years
G. U Shaw Is England's great hurdler,
the best ever brought out there He has
been champion for three years.
'Williams and Jobnfon are high Jumpers,
the former with a record of six feel and
the latter one of five feet eight inches
Mcndelson and Oakley are broadjumpers.
Vendelson has cleared 22 feet 5 1-2 inches,"
nd Oakley is the Englifh champion.
XKff FOOTBALL HULF.S.
iThat They TVlll Be and How They
Will Affect the Game.
Philadelphia, Sept. 5. John C. Bell,
peaking of the prospective changes In
football rulesfor this fall, said fell morning:
"I am in correspondence with Dr. Brooks
n the subject of the rules for the Pennsyl-Tanla-Harvard
game, but we nave as yet
reached no conclusion. The cuanges will
ot materially affect the game. They will
probably consist In the necessitating of a
down or a free kick from a punt when
caught, thus doing away altogether with
running from a catch and the consequent
hard tackling of the defenseless back; the
addition ot a fourth official and the pro
vision that the faculty athletic committee
f each college must ratify the selection of
Mrs. Brayne, of Boston You have kin
rrgartens In New York, J suppose?
Mrs. Jeuklic Certainly. Butyouwouldn't
think ot tending Waldo to a kindergarten?
Mrs. Bra jue I thought he might secures
position as teaiher. Life.
Belmont Declare Ho Will Make. One
lluce a Mile, Hut I lie Ot her Two
iln-I He Longer.
New York, Sept. 0. Another obstacle
lias fallen in the way of u meeting between
I lie cracks of the running turf, Henry of
Navarre, Domino anil Clifford.
It lias b-en generally understood that the
Keenes were quite agreeable to a series of
races between thee liop.es, and lliai they
were really nntious to show Mr. Belmont
and (lie owners of Clifford that Domino
was lhebel horse of the three.
Now( imwewr, when the Navarre and
Clifford men seem to haegottcn to a point
where the controversy might be settled, the
Domino iieopie are kicking, and while
things looked bright jesterday, to-day
the horses seem no nearer a race than
they w ere six months ago.
The distance promised does not seem
to suit the owners. Air. Kveiie jestcrday
orfered to race Domino against Henry of
Navarre at a mile. llr. Ilclmont replied
that he would race hie horse against
Domino at three distances one mile, one
mile and a furlong and onemlleand a quar
ter but if -Mr. Keene only wanted one
race It would have to be at a mile and a
furlong or over. As for Mr. Rose, the
owner of Clifford, iind Mr. Baldwin, the
owner of Key El Santa Anita, they do not
seein to have a word to say, good, bad or
Indifferent. The prospects are that If there
Is a race arranged there will be only two
entries Domino and Henry of Navarre.
The turn matters have taken is a great
disappoint ment to the public generally
as well as turfmen.
11 A It U TO BELIEVE.
Jack Curry Fined Heavily for l'ull-
(Special to the Times )
Philadelphia, Sept. B. As flagrant a
hippodrome as was ever attempted in the
name of sport was that perpetrated at
Belmont Driving Park yesterday in. the
alleged race for $4,000 between Joe
Tatcheu and John R. Gentry.
The general public that Is the dead game
sportingpuhllc doesn't niind being buncoed
occasionally, provided it Is done artisti
cally, but It will never stand for sucb a
blaiWnlthiug Job as that pulled off
yesterday by the handlers of Pan. ben and
Gentry, who are Just now going around
the country doing the brother act and
Incidentally dividing an purse that niay
be bung up by trustful racing associa
tions. The first two heats passed off witlvut
any comment. In the third, hoWeer,
Curry's patent and shoemaker-like pulling
aroused a storm of Indignation from the
spectators, and the heat .was declared "no
heat," nml he was warned to do better next
time Then for shame's sake he did go out
and -win the fourth heat, but In the fifth
he again resorted to the "strong arm,"' and
again no heat was declared He was taken
out lu the sixth and Dickerson put in his
place. The latter performed his work all
right, and as a result Patchen won the next
two heats and race.
The finishing touches to the shameful
Job were put on tills morning, when Curry,
the manager and drler of Patchen, was
fined $500 by Judges, and Dickerson was
awarded $100 for his good work.
Foreign and domestic cipital Is going fiit
California mines Just now at a rate which
would astonish those who have contracted
the idea that mining lu California is played
out But let this distinction be noted that
the recent investments are in mines, not in
shares of mining slocks In other words, the
Investor puts his money Into Placer or Neva
da or Calaveras or Mono or some other
mining company Instead'or Into Pine street
and the board of brokers, and the result
will be more mines and fewer brokers.
The appreciation of gold and the decline
In the output of the South American and
West Australian gold fields, the increase of
California's product afid the discovery of
new processes, nolably the cyanide, for the
reduction of rebellious ores have tended to
attract a great deal of attention to the au
riferous deposits of the State and to create
something like a genuine revival In the
mining industry. sThe output for the year
ending June 30 Is now believed tohavebecn
not less than $14,000,000, and thero are
(hose optimistic enough to declare that it
has Just begun.
Some tests made or working low-grade ore
In very large quantities have yieleded results
which would seem Incredible to the ordinary
quartz miner, whose credulity at this time
It may not be worth while lo tax, but it may
be said with entire safety that much of the
future prosperity of California depends upon
the mining and milling of what we now call
low-grade, ores by Inexpensive methods and
processes, and that the field is one which Is
simply enormous In extent. San Francisco
How She Knew.
Ethel So Arthur proposed last night?
Ethel And did you accept him?
Maude I was ro awfully excited I don't
know whether I did or not. If he comes
to-night I did, and If he doesn't, I didn't.
-Ah a Bicycle Agent.
"Who is the bett bicycle agent in our
"I don't know, but 1 think Dr. Pellet most
be. He recommends bicycle Jiding to all
his patient." '
THREE TO ONE ON DEFENDER
That is the Way the Betting is
Going in London.
EiiglNhmcit AreCluiry mid A fro Id to
Hack Their U n llout 111 tlio
Coinlnjt ltucrri. "
New York, Sept. 5. A special cable to
tlio Sun from London says:
If English Interna lu the America's Cup
race were to be measured by the belting on
the approaching event it nould be difficult
to dico er any. The long series of defeau
of English boats has limited public atten
tion to A'alk rio's latest effort to jaihting
Telegrams received to-day from Cowes,
the Cljde and'Cork all say there iElittl;
more than sentimental interest In the
coming races among jaehtsmeu on these
waters. The Impression certainly pre
vails that an English boat never In-folf
stood such a good chance of winning, but
this idea is not finding much expression ill
Suili bets as nre reported between yachts
men are all at even money, though when
cash is called for that on the side of the De
fender Is easier to find than are the backers
Professional U'tling in London Is prac
tically nil. There are nominal quotations
at two or three headquarters In the west
end of 3 to 11 in faor of Defender. This
quotation is really without jigulficance,
ho" ever, for Bookmakers, willing to take
Defender money on these terms, modestly
refute to accept Valkyrie bets at the same
There have been a few'lrregular bets
recordi.11 on the Stock Exchange, usually
at oddB lu favor of the American boat, but
the matter does not liegin to attract as
much attention as an ordinary horse race.
Llojds report sume Inquiries on both sides
and they bave lieen able to arrange a few
wagers ou terms so arIous and fluctuating
as to be without significance.
It is declared in all quarters that betting
In England deiiends upon the result of the
first race. If Defender wins, there will be
nothing done. If Valkyrie Is the victor,
there will be unlimited cash ready to back
her for the series on any terms.
Lombroso, an Itnlianexpertoncrime, finds
that the typical female criminal has lots of
coarse hair, a long face, a receding forehead,
over-Jutting brows, prominent cheek bones,
an exaggerated frontal angle as seen in
monkeys and savage faces, and especially
square, massive Jaws and a firm moulh.
She Is virile, masculine in voice and figure
lank and meager, without rounded form, and
able therefore to wear male attire without
detection. The eyes of the female offender
arc said lo be sunken, deepset; wrinkles
developed In certain pacts of the face; the
rranlal capacity Is inferior to that of the nor
mal woman; there Is a greater tendency to
grow gray and lo baldness.
The vices most prominent in the feminine
criminal arc found lo tie great cruelty, a
passionate temper rl;Ing quickly into ex
travagant fury, an excessive craving for re
venge, low, cunning, strongly developed
greed, shamelessrapaclty, an inordinate love
of lucre, mendpclty to the utter contempt of
all truthfulness. Such women are erotic, but
not capable of pure, devoted love; they are
weak In that maternal feeling which is usu
ally the strongest sentiment In the feminine
nature; they are glen to dissippation, au
dacious, rioleut, imperious, dominating
weaker characters whether ot their own or
of the opposite sex Their vices, in a word,
are of the male rather than the female.
The Italian proverb, "The woman is
seldom wicked but wbeiifhe lsshe surpasses
the man," finds ample proor In the follow
ing instances of ber cruelty: Catherine
Hayes, hating caurrd her husband's death,
wished to cut off his head with a penknife
and ttoll it; Mrs. Manning dug the gravefor
her victim three weeks ahead, JuEt in front
of her kitchen fire, where the roafted and
ate a gcoe the very afternoon of thccrlme.
Kate Webster dismembered the corpse of
her niistrcfs anil boiled it peacemeal;
Hannah Dobbs strangled a lodger and
dragged her body down stairs to bury it
among attics in a disused cellar.
Jealousy prompts more women than men
to mad acts and polconing is a much more
popular method with her of wreaking ven
geance than among her brother criminals.
One woman, whose whole life bad been
a series of remarkably shillful poisoning
cases, was so devotedly attached to this
deadly familiar friend that she carried it
always about with her, and when arrested
and some arsenic was found in her pocket
"she teemed to tremble with pleasure
and gazed upon the white powder with
eyes beaming with rapture."
Female culprits endure prison privations
much easier and longer than criminals of
the other sex. England has instances of
women captives who have reached the agq
of 00, having lived within the relentless
walls for fifty or sixty years.
THEY INDORSE BLOOMEIIS.
Eastern Cycle Club Passes Resolu
tions to That Effect.
A raeetlog of the Eastern Cycle Club was
held last evening at the club's rooms, No.
332 Pennsylvania avenue southeast. -Besides
much important business the follow
ing rather unique resolutions wereadopted:
"Whereas, the Eastern Cycle Club bar
learned that the much discussed and agi
tated woman's bloomers are really bene
ficial and essential and permit more free
dom of ease and comfort; therefore, be It re
solved that the Eastern Cycle Club give
its hearty Bupport to these aforesaid bloom
ersand do everything in its power for their
The club will take a spin to Hockville
Bunday and play the local ball nine- Hugo
Pubanz and'C. Carr, trick riders, are the
latest acquisitions to the olub'smembershlp.
MARRIED WHILE THEY RODE
Bride, Groom, Preacher and Guests
Were All on Wheals.
Old Folks OppoM-d the Match and tho
Young FolkM Culled ThelrJIIkes
Into the nil me.
Unadilla. N. Y Sept. 5. The oppast
tlon of a prospective motherjn law to
bicjdes and bloomer nMtnineK resulted In
a novel bitjtle wedding last night.
Mrs. Trunk Moses has, pirtlilently op
posed her attractive seientecn-ycar-old
daughter, Florence, ever since she pur
chased her wljccl and bloomers, notwith
standing the ract that Mr. Moses sided with
the girl. On two ocea'slons the angry
mother strewed tacks on the walks to
puncture the tires or her daughter's wheel,
and at another time nearly ruined her
bloomer tiolume b besmearing the wheel
Willi fresli paint.
Mrs. Moses, however, regarded Jtrome
Snow, her daughltr's escort, as chiefly
Instrumental in inducing the girl to adopt
the bloomers. When Mr. Snow called Tues
day night to inite Miss Moses to Join a
cjcllug parly Mrs. Moses ordered htm to
leave and ncer return.
The daughter Just then appeared, dressed
for a cycling trip, and hastening from the
house, the young couple soon disappeared
down the road. The two Journeyed se eral
mill's, discussing the unpleasant incident,
when the young man suddenly exclaimed:
"Let's hae n bicyile wedding to-night
and settlo this question "
"All right." said Miss Moses. "Where Is
The young couple were soon Joined by
the eye ling parly, oneof whom was the Iter.
Mr. Mead. The necessary arrangements
marriage ceremony, iectjlejl the responses
andpronounced the coupleliuslund and wife
while the wheels were making ten miles an
At midnight the party of cyclists called
atthehouscof Farmer Moses, where all post
differences were forgiven and dismissed.
TO SUCCEED TlfE TANDEM.
Xovel Invention by Which Two Cy
cllxts May Hide Ahreaxt.
Jlicycle manufacturers seem inrlined to
Introduce some sort of a machine that will
lake the place of the tandemiwheel now in
use. Tbeniajorlty appear tlitavor a wheel
on which two riders can ride side by side.
Several whcclsot th is character have been
manufactured, but they have been on the
bicycle type and not much fancied.
Something new on the bicycle market Is
what is called the companion, a bicycle, as
shown in the accompanying cut. It seats
two persons, being of the ordinary type
of safety wilh two wheels. At a glance
the construction of the wheel would lead
to the Inference that this bicycle would
upset with two people; bat, on thecontrary,
one person can ride it, and, on account of
its lightness and admirable outline. It Is
becoming very impular.
AMONG THE WHEELMEN".
Searle, the man who proposes to ride
from Chicago to New York. 1,015 miles, in
four days and seventeen hours, reached
Cleveland last evening, three hours ahead
of schedule time. He sajs he will surely
perform the feat.
In the inile professional raceat Rochester
yeslerda jf John 8. Johnson could do no bet
ter than ride third to Sanger and O'Connorr
In 2.05 1-3. It was a pretty win for San
ger, who Jumped In the last twenty yards
and ousted O'Connor, who was leading
Johnson down the stretch. Johnson could
not Improve bis position.
M. McCutcheon. a sit teen- car-old boy,
won the mile race for the 2 50 class at
Plalnricld last night. This oung man has
won three of the best Rices for his class
at this meeting, and It is said be is one of
the coming riders.
The New York State wheelmen begin
their meeting at Buffalo ..to-day. It wlK
last until to-morrow night, t :s xpected
that it will be one of the greatest successes
of the year. All the Class A and B men nf
prominence will compete, besides which the
spectators will witness the lescent of a man
on a bicycle from the skyn He will ascend
on a balloon, and at the height ot.t 500 feet
mount his wheel; a parachute Is attached
and, cutting the parachute away r.-om the
balloon, be will ride to the -Mr 111.
Arthur L. Banker, of plttsbnrg, bi other
of George Banker, tlie professional, now
In Europe, has determined io retire from
the cycle path, and the Class" A ranks of
Pittsburg will lose a good man. He has
only been racing for three years, but dur
ing' that time has won as many prises as
any Class A rider who still possesses his
To Raise Drowned Bodies
Art inventor has patented a device for
the raising of drowned bodies from the
beds of rivers and lakes, which has been
applied with marked success in many places
in the West during the present summer.
The old plan was to fire cannon over the
surface of the water near where the drowned
body Is supposed to lie, the concussion
causing the body to rise. The apparatus
of the St. Louis roan utilizes from fonr to
eight sticks of dynamite la a machine box
connected by fine wlre.to the electric bat
tery on-tbe shore, from which Is communi
cated the spark tbat fires the heavy charge
Testing on the river bed. NeW York Herald.
SENATORS AND REDS AGAIN
They Will Give the Fans Two
Games This Afternoon.
Lively Hut Krmtle HoHnell.lVUl Try
Ills Hand on the En Ins
There are to be two gann-s nr ball at
National Park this afternoon between the
Reds and the Senators. The first will be
called nt 2 o'clock.
Mercer Is down lo pitcti the first game
and Hoswell will try his hand In thest-coiul.
Mercer Is in good shaiie mid should give
a good account of himself.
As for Hoswell. It hecauputa curbonhls
wildness, he will do well. He sends the
ball almost as fast as a gun could shoot it.'
In his first attempt on Tuesday he held the
Colonels down toseveu hiulu seven innings
In the second game, while in the nine
innings ot the rirst game twenty hits were
made off of Anderson.
Boyd will again play second and Selbach
short, Crooks and Schlebcck still being
among the crippled ones Schlebeck was on
the grounds jesterday, bat he Is still prttty
sore and stiff.
It is likely that the patrons jfihe sport
lo-day will get a chance to see Foreman !n
the box for the Reds for one of the games.
This young man has Iieen doing some pretty
strong work lately, and he will be a curi
osity Rhlnes will probably pitch the other
The attendance at the game yesterday
was light, but it promises to be better to
day The Idea that the Louisville men
should pummel the .Senators as they did had
a depressing effect on the fans But It should
not have had. Thg Colonels, though they
are at the bottom of the list, are not u slow
team by a long shot. It has been taking the
best efforts of the best of them to down the
Keutucklans lately, and It was hardly to be
expected that the Colonels, hanged and
broken up as they have been of late, would
Tbe League games played yesterday re
sulted as follows:
Cincinnati 11. Washington 5.
Pittsburg (5, New York 3.
New York U, Pittsburg 4 (second game).
Philadelphia 10, St. Louis 2.
Cleveland 15, Ilrookljn 5.
Baltimore 7. Louisville 3.
Boston 1 5, Chicago 5..
The standing of the League Clubs tc-dsr Is as
Biltlmoro. 70 IT .CM Pittsours... 60 5.1 .Kl
Clereland. 72 42 .GS! Cincinnati.. 57 51 .531
Phils S3 45 .583 Cbicsro.... 57 51 .514
Boston.... 60 47 .561 Wahn..,.. SJ 70 .32)
Brooklyn.. CI 43 .5C0 ht. Louis.... 31 76 .3
Jncw lore. 59 51 .536 LoulsTlUe S til .in
The games scheduled for to-day are as
Cincinnati at Washington.
Cleveland at New York.
Cblclgo at Boston.
Pittsburg at Brooklyn.
St. Louis at Philadelphia.
Louisville at Baltimore.
The Beds may not be pennant winners,
but they put up altogether too fast a game
of ball for the Senators yesterday.
The large majority of the successful ball
plajers in the National League came
originally from the farms or rural towns,
remarks an exchange. Good Instances are
found In Fllcbers Young and Kennedy.
Both have been nicknamed Cy on accqunt
of their country nativity, and both are
among the most successful of the leading
pitchers of the country. Both are Obloans
and both have worked on the farm. At
this closing period of the League race Ken
nedy isdolng very nearly the best pitching
In the country.
The Baltimores' string of fourteen straight
victories Is the consecutive record of the
year, says O. P. Cajlor. It is more cred
itable because it was made against sucb
clubs as the New Yorks, Bostons, Washing
tons, Chlcagus and Cincinnatls. The best
record In the preceding years was made
by the Phillies in 1893 sixteen games.
Brooklyn's great spurt right on Baltimore's
heels had a tendency to whet the enthusi
asm created by the champions' great work.
Yesterday was certainly an off day for
Lush came up smilingly yesterday,
was more confident. -
Parrolt was too much for the Senators.
They got only fie hits, but there is some
consolation In knowing that for every time
they got a hit they got a ru n.
The Baltimore men are slowly but surely
crawling away from the Spiders.
Boyd was an Improvement on second base
over what he was on Tuesday.
Philadelphia is certainly making a driv
ing finish. An earlier start would have made
things more lively, though as It is tbey are
probabl lively enough for Cleveland.
Miller's drive to the center-field fence
was one of the longest hits seen here in a
Buck Ewlng seemed entirely at ease from
start to finish. Ills actions were those of a
man that thought, "This is easy, very easy."
Nashville, Tcnn., Sept. 5. The winner
of the pennant in the Southern League is
rather a question of doubt. Some claim
tbat Nashville and Atlanta have tied,
while the Nashville Club claims that the
Nashville team has won, because Atlanta
has played a game not according to the
schedule. There will be a meeting of the
League in Chattanooga next Baturday to
decide the question.
Rawlins, 'Wyo., Sopt. B. Two men wear
ing shirts of the Rockford Baseball team
and giving their names as Lusk and Ander
son, were arrested in a box-car to-day.
Thoy embarked at New Castle, Cal., and
the car was destined to Pueblo, Colo. They
were well supplied with provisions.
Gllroy Is a better hitler than he is a
The Navy Yard and Government Print
ing Office teams are still contending over
the game at Congress Heights on Labor
Bay. It is understood the clubs are to
come together again next Wednesday,
but the Navy Yard, men decline to
fight the Congress Heights' contest over
again. They say this must oe a distinct
and separate affair. It is understood tbat
apurseof so nretb!ngllke$500 will depend on
the coming game.
Took Him at HI Word.
Gussy (a little tipsy) Would you die for
me. old fel?'
Charley Why, of course I would.
Gassy I wish you would, dear boy; I wish,
you would. Texas Sifting.
WILL RESURRECT BOXING
Club at .New Orleans
Gives a Show.
Mnny Ladle See Herman Ilernau
Stop Billy McCart by Dan St ev-
- -t and the I'olltlcluns-
New Orleans, La., Sept. 5. The Olympic
Club tried its new liermlt last night and
had boxing bouts between pugilists, nude
up of members of the ilub. There was a
largo crowd, Including many ladies.
A fiietljl effort wus made to Induce the
ladies to attend, astlie boxers appeared In
athletic shirts and knickerbockers. The
featureof the evening wasthe liout lietween
Herman llenuu.ot Gahcslou, and Aus
tralian Billy McCarthy.
It was Intended for ten rounds, but Mc
Carthy was ery ninth out of shape, and in
the four tli round liernau lauded a right
hander on the Jaw which knocksi the Aus
tralian silly, so that the other rounds were
not ueiessary. Theclublnteiulsglingmore
affairs, lncludicg an International tug-of-war.
Dallas, Tex., Sept. 5. New York, Brook
lyn and Chicago imllticlans hae written
President Stewart, of the Florida Athletic
Club, asking him to change the dates or the
gloio carnival so as to avoid a conflict
with tho elections, which will be held in
New York, Ohio, Illinois and other States
early In November.
President Stewart declines to accede to
Uf requests, sujlug that as the carnival
had li"en advertised for Octolier 31 and
Noiemb-r 1, thousands have already ar
ranged to cumo South at that time.
A party of Philadelphia horcemen were
at the Eureka Club headquarters last
night, trying to arrange a match between
Bobby Dobbs, the ex-Boston boxer, and
Jack Daly. Tin Philadelphlans seemed
very anxious to bring about a match, but
as I).-ly Is not lu good health and is In the
country trying to build up. It Is not likely
that anything will come ot the proposition
for the present. Dobbs, however, is a handy
:ight-wcigbt, and it is probable that the
Eureka folks will put up a match for linn.
Billy McMillan last night signed ar
ticles for a finish bout with Paddy Gor
man at 150 pounds, and the document has
been sent to New York for Gorman's sig
nature. The bout Is to take place In about
Sailor Jim Brown and Pat Baedy are
about another meeting. The Eureka Club
will put the pair on in a preliminary
bout, but insists that there must be a
guarantee this time to Insure them against
AN OLD WOMAN'S EGGS.
FromVms That Is Itacklus the Brains
ot tlie Sleepy l'lilladelphtans.
Some as yet unidentified Philadelphian
came momentarily out ot his accustomed
state of peaceful trance a few days ago,
and proceeded to utilize the half hour orso
that elapsed before he went to sleep again
by evolving the following highly charac
teristic problem: "An old woman who
was selling eggs, when asked how many
she had in the basket, replied tbat If she
took them out by twos, threes, fours, fives
or sixes In each cae there would be left
oneodd eggin the basket, but If she removed
them by seven there would be none remain
ing. How many eggs did the old woman
haver' Since then Philadelphia has been
stirred as never before in its history. All
the local papers accepted the problem as
one well calculated to test the mathemati
cal knowledge of their readers in which
supposition they seem to have made a mis
takeand hae been devoting much space
to It everslnce. Curiously enough, no resi
dent of the "City of Dead Calm" noticed
that the sum, as stated. Is insoluble. After
fumbling about in the wilderness of fig
ures for awhile, the brighter-minded cus
tomers of Mr. Wana maker and a few of his
cash girls hit upon 301 as the right answer.
The accuracy of this was at once admitted
by all the papers, and peace again brooded
over the Schuylkill.
A troublesome fellow who vehemently
declared that 2,401 Is the correct numlier
was sternly silenced by the information
that no basket could hold 2,401 egg?, and
no old woman could carry them. A New
York schoolboy to whom thie enigma was
submitted, looked It over for a moment,
and then asked, "Why didn't the ?ay "A
woman hod time eggs, how many did Phe
hare?' " An amateur mathematician
treated the matter more gravely: "Put
In exact terni," he raid, "the problem is
to find a common multiple of 2, 3. 4. G.and
0. which. Increased by 1, lr divitib'e by 7
There Is not enough panel in the world to
bold nil the correct answers to that ques
tion. Therefore, strictly (peaking, there
is no answer. Any multiple or GO, the least
oommon multiple of 2, 3, 4, G, nrd G, which,
by the addition of 1, becomes a multiple of
7, fulfills the condition?. For instance,
60 multiplied by 5, 7, 12, 17, 19, and 26,
gives 300, 420, 720, 1,020, 1,140 and
l.SGO, and 1 added to any of there makes
a number that will do. There are Innu
merable millions more of them." Evi
dently Philadelphia must try again If the
wants to enter the flrrt class in arithmetic.
GENERAL SPORTING XOTES.
The great English sprinter, Stevenson,
sails from his country to-day to Join Inn
London Atblello Club in New York.
The internal lonal cricket match at Toronto
was finished yesterday, the Canadians beat
ing the United States eleven by a margin of
The Newlou Athletic Club, of Newton,
Vass , will mccl the Cambridge Univer
sity team while tha latter is In America
George Bixon and Mike Leonard, who
were arrested in New York on August 19
for their run-in at the Academy -ot Music,
Were before a magistrate yesterday. Dixon
was dismissed, but Leonard was fined $10
for disorderly conduct, the officer savlrer
he was sorry the law would not permit bun
to mako It-more.
Flying Dutchman, tlio Western horse,
won the Reapers' Stakes as he pleased yes
terday, beating Bey, del Carrcres, Owlet
and others. Because the Dutchman car
ried 122 pounds and the plungers for
sook him and looked elsewhere for the
winner. Riley Grannan, however, was
true to form. He went down the line on
Flying Dutchman and cashed.
John Clark, of Philadelphie, has Issued
a challenge offering to matcfi Charley Mc
Keever against Arthur Valentine for $1,000
a side. McKeever Is to allow Valentine
to set the weight, provided it does not go
under 133 nor over 140 pounds. ..
there were so
many men in
town who ap
p reci ated a
ahead a little
when thej' did
But the number's big judg
ing from the way Spring and
Summer weight clothing is
going at our clearing-out
All-wool Cheviot and Cassl
mere Suits that were 7.51
All-wool, fast color Suits,
lulled and pla'ncas&tinptes
anu cbeT.ots that were f!0,
til, U, ami JliOO for $7.33
Fall goods arriving daily.
Loeb & Hirsh,
The Clothiers. Shlrtmakcrj. Outfitters.
910-912 FSt. N.W.
If you choose a "CO
LUMBIA" for your mount
this Fall you'll prove your
judgment on the wheel ques
tion to be a sound one. The
Columbia is peerless on road
District Cycle Co.,
"Columbia' and "Hartford Agena,
452 Penn. Ave.
PLUNGED INTO DAHKNESS.
Light Engine Explode In the Gov
eminent Building ut Chicago.
Chicago, Sept. G. The engine ueed to
supply the Government building with
electric lights explode. 1 at 11:10 last
night. In an Instant the 300 employes at
work upon the early mails were fleeing
for the only night exit to the building.
Superintendent Jampholis drew together
the great double doors ami locked them.
The employes, terror stricken, huddled to
gether for a moment, and then, when no
more explosions followed, they hastened
through the balls in total darkness and
closed the doors to the rooms where the
mails and money were located.
Thomas Connors, tho engineer, went on
duty at 11 o'clock. Ho heard an unusual
thumping from the engine. He looked at
thi etcam gauge. It read seventy eight
pounds. He tried to shut off the engine,
but an uuueual jar admonished him and
Windows were broken by the explosion
and the building wasfelt to tremble. Ever;
one ot the 2,000 lights went out-
CLAY AS A DUELLIST.
EplHodes In the Cureer of the Great
Henry Clay was one of the men who pro
fessed sentiments against dueling which he
did not practice. He was wounded In an en
counter with Humphrey Marshall In 1809,
when he was a member of the Kentucky
legislature. Marshallwasalsowounded. The
quarrel, singularly enough, was about a
resolution which Clay Introduced, recom
mending tbat members of the legislature
shouldwear only clothing of domestic pro
duction. A later duel and a more famous
one was his encounter with John Randolph,
of Virginia, Senator from that State. Ran
dolph spoke of the combination supposed
to have been formed between Clay and
Adams, by which Adams was elected Presi
dent and Clay was made Secretary of State,
as "a union of Blifil and Black George
the blackleg and the Puritan." Randolph's
plstolwent off prematurely. It waRreloaded
and when the signal was given to fire Clay's
bullet passed through a flannel dressing
gown which Randolph had worn to the field.
Randolph, who bad told Senator Benton
that he would not try to kill Clay, fired
into the air. Mr. Chiy went to him Im
mediately, saying: "I trust In God, my
dear sir, that you are untouched after
what has occurred. I would not have
harmed you for the world." Clay and Ran
dolph were warm friends afterward. The
duel occurred in Virginia, at the end ot the
Chain Bridge, Just opposite Georgetown,
AprllS, 182G. NineyearskiterClayBaldln
the Smate, when a billto prohibit the send
ing or accepting of challenges In the Dis
trict of Columbia was under consideration,
that "when public opinion Is renovated and
chastenedjby reason, religion and humanity
the practice of dueling will lie discon
tinued." The bill parsed the Senate by a
vote ot 34 to 1.
Cruelty of Science.
It is difficult to overestimate the value
of a knowledge gained by the mtting and
leading of live animals.
One Interesting experiment Is to remove a
dog's stomach, and then ascertain how long
be can live without it.
Wenlso learn fromlbe Journalof Zoophily
that In Philadelphia there is a Dr Watson
who experimented upon 141 dogs by raising
them to a height and dropping them upon
ridges nnd bars of Iron to test the effect
of the painful bruises and the breaking of
the backs which were the result- There Is
also a Dr. Phelps who selected a number of
dogs, and after twUtlng their legs over their
backs, thus placing them in an excessively
cramped and unnatural position, scaled
them up in plaster ot Paris, which prevented
their obtaining any relief.
What pleasant neighbors this Whatson and
Ihis Phelps must have been as boys! Tbey
could probably get as much fun out of cats
and dogs then as they do now.
Life Is looking forward to the day whefl
these adult brutes will be treated like other
Advertising II lm Keif -An
Ohio revivalist named Jonas appears
to bave gone into the business ot reviving
as a profession. His "ad" in the paper
declares that' "he has a strong voice and Is
able to sneak to the largest audiences at
grove meetings. He is not backward about
speaking twice a day. where opportunity
is afforded. His heart is full of the work
and he is anxious to reach people with his
message of deliverance. He can preach on
Sundays as well as talk politics on week
days. He is a very efficient revivalist. He
has a wonderful faculty or entertaining
and holding and convincing audiences, and
can speak in the same place night after
night with continually increasing attend
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