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THE PITTSBURG- DISPATCH, THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1889.
THE STARTALL RIGHT
Our Home Talent Down Anson
As an Opener.
TIMELY HITTING DID IT.
Four of the Chicago Club Players
THE LEAGUE'S INAUGURAL GAMES.
Borne Interesting Horse Eaces at the
GENERAL SPORTING NEWS OF THE DAI
As an opener lor the championship season
of this.year we hadn't much to complain
about yesterday. As of yore, Adrian
Anson, despite his recent achievements in
various parts of the globe, was placed on a
back seat. The home talent was not as
perlect as a piece of machinery, but they
made an impression just at the right time.
Those local patrons ot the national game
whose minds are now again consoled by
dreams of a Pittsburg pennant club may
probably see some great playing this year
by the home gentlemen. Yesterday's work
indicated that something of a much better
quality will be displayed.
If fault could be found with anything it
was the weather. Somehow or other the
Chicago club always brings rain with it
when it opens the season here. Just before
the street parade started at 1:45, a heavy
thunder shower came down. About an hour
later, when the procession was well on its way,
another heavy shower came down, and as a re
sult the grounds were in a wretched and soft
condition. The sun came out, however, and
did much toward drying up the diamond.
A GOOD CEOWD.
Despite the rainfall and the appearance of
more, there were about 4.000 in tlie park when
Umpire Lynch called the boys to action. It
just seemed as if a day only had intervened
between Lynch's last appearance here and his
appearance yesterday. He looked just as
positive and emphatic as ever. The only differ,
ence was bis new padded vest, which gives him
in some respects the appearance of a cropper
And the man with th8 voice from Saw Mil
Bun was on hand with the same unearthly yell
that shook the nerves of man and beast last
year. The voice, however, has changed its lo
cation from the left field bleaching boards to
those of the right.
Generally speaking the came was an interest
ing one. The local representatives played con
siderably better than they have been doing
in exhibition games; in fact they didn't look
like the same team of players. There were
some costly mistakes made in the most unac
countable way. The diamond was in a soft
and slippery condition and to a great extent
mistakes were pardonable. The boys hit lively
at the right time and if a system of this kind
could be sustained we may make matters ex
ceedingly warm for the leaders.
CABBOLIi BANGED ATTAT
at the ball in a style that reminded one of his
former glories. Sunday was slightly injured in
the sixth inning and Maul replaced him. Billy
was running for a short flv from Pleff er's bat.
The rnn was a long one and Sunday cot just
near the ball as it came down. He held out his
hands and it struck him on the wrist, hurting
him so badlv that he had to retire. Galvin
pitched a fairly good came. He was hit fre
quently, but he kept the cracks so well scat
tered that they were of little account. His own
errors were responsible for the first three runs.,
Miller supported him welL
Hutchinson, the new pitcher of the Chicagos,
was in the box for the visitors, and set out at a
pace that gave people to understand that he
was a terror. However, the vard measure was
applied and his size taken. He pitches a very
speedy ball and uses two or three very decep
tive curves. It probably would not be wise for
batters to fool with Mr. Hutchinson too much.
He evidently is a little nervous, and when the
dogs are let loose he loses his head a little.
Farrell supported him extremely well.
The contest opened 'iery discouracmcly for
the home champions. After they had been re
tired without a rnn the Western representa
tives went in and made three runs in the easiest
and quickest way imaginable.
JEEMS A LITTLE OFF.
Old Jeems evidently hadn't his eye on the plate
as he gave Ryan and Van Haltren each their
hise on balls. Jeems added to this misfortune
by making a bad throw to first, allowing Ryan
to get to third and Van Haltren to second.
Duffy then thumped out a hit to left field, and
Ryan scored. A passed ball sent Duffyto sec
ond, and Anson's hit brought in Van Haltren
and sent Duffy to third. Another wild throw
by Galvin allowed Duffy to reach home. The
next three men went out in order.
In the sixth inning Ffeffer led off with a sin
gle and got to second on Farrell's hit to left.
Gnmbert reached first on a muffled throw by
Beckley and Ffeffer got home on a ridiculously
wild throw by Kuehne. Farrell was retired at
first bva dextrous throw by Miller. Burns
reached first on a life, and after Hutchinson
had been retired Ryan made a long single to
center and Gumbert got home.
It was the sixth inning before the home
heroes made a mark. It looked as if a white
wash was in store for them until Hanlon
reached first on balls after Snnday was out.
Hanlon knocked out a single, and Dunlap's
long two-bagger to deep left center brought
bothj-nns iu. Carroll rapped a single into een
ter, and Dunlan tied the score amid wild yells
The next Inning was livelier still. "Pop"
Smith led off with a good hit to center and
stole second. Galvin struck out, but Maul
made a slow scratch hit toward third base.
Hanlon then came again with a single, and
Smith scored. Maul going to third. Beckley
next banged ont a single, and another run
came in. Dunlap yanked ont another to right,
and 2 runs came in. Carroll made a bit, and
that, combined with a wild pitch, brought in
the last run. Following is the full score:
prrTEBUBG Ibid IP I AT r; CHiCAOOs.lBBrAlx
I Anson, 1...
I Hums, 3....
nttsburm o oooossoo 8
Chicago! 3 0000200 06
Earned runs l'lttsburge, 6; Chicagos, 0.
1 wo-liase hit Dunlap
Total basestm tiltp-FUUburgi, 13; Chlcagoa, K.
Sacrifice hit Miller.
htolen base Smith. 2.
First base on errora Chicago. 3.
Double pla-rs-Ffeffer and Anson. 3; hmlth,
Dunlap and Beckley, Kuehne, Smith and Beckley.
First base on balls Sunday, Hanlon, Beckley,
Carroll. 2; Dunlap. Kran, Van Haltren.
Struck out Hanlon, 2: Beckley, Kuehne,
Bmilh, Galvin. I: Pfeffer, Hutchinson.
Passed ball-Miller. 1.
"W lid pltches-UalTln and Hutchinson.
Left on bases PHtsburgs, 7; Chlcagos, 8.
Time One hour and 44 minutes.
TO-DAY'S HOME GAME.
Bnttcrlrs and SInke-Up of the Two
The local champions will take another shy at
Anson's team this afternoon if the weather
permits. It is not unlikely that we will have
victory perched on our banners again. Last
evening Manager Phillips could not say defi
nitely what the home battery will be. If the
weather is fine and warm Conway and Miller
will officiate, and if it is cool Stalev and Miller
will play. Gumbert and "Silver" Flint will be
at the points for tbe visitors. The two teams
will probably be made up as follows:
PUUbwrot. Position. Chicago.
Hanlpn Center Field. ...Van Haltren
Bundar. Right Field Ryan
Carroll Left Field Farrell
Beckley. First Base Anson
Dunlap ..Second Base Ffeffer
Smith Shortstop., Duffy
jvneune iniraease Burns
CoS1 Pltcher Gumbert
Miller Catcher. Flint
The Booster. Draw Flrat Blaod nt'Thelr
IsrsiAXArous, Iiro., April 24. The League
'nwu opened this afternoon 'Atklede I
Park. Previous to proceeding to the park, a
procession consisting of the members of the
clnbsm carriages, and preceded by a band of
music paraded tbe streets. The game was
void of unusual features. A high wind prevailed
which interfered somewhat with the work ot
tbe fielders. McGeachy was hurt during the
first inniuc, and his place was taken by Daily.
The visitors, as a rule, were outplayed at near
ly all points. Attendance 3,500. Score:
Ofnixyp'Sl BMr I A1K IICLfcVXLA'DI B B PI Al E
McGeac v. r
Dally, r ....
Bassett, 2. ..
btrlcker, 2 .
raaiz. i ....
uakeiey, p .
Indianapolis 01122030 1-10
Cleveland 0 0000200 13
Errors Indianapolis 6; Clevelands. 2.
Two base hlts-uetzeln, Myers, ilcKean, Mc
Aleer. Thro bit-hats.
Home run Denny.
Double plara-GWcock, Dally and Buckley;
Mckean and Twl tchell.
First base on balls-Dally, Radford.
First base on -errors Indianapolis, S; Cleve
Struck out Schoeneck, Uetzeln, 2; Twltchell,
Kadford, Bakelev. Snyder.
stolen bases Mclicachy. Glasscock, Myers, 3;
Passed ball Snvdcr.
Time One hour and 30 minutes.
Umpire Barn um.
LIKE A SCHOOL BOY.
Mickey Welch Shaw. Up Weak and Boston
Defent. New York.
New Yoke, April 24. The Giants, the cham
pions of the League and world, inaugurated the
pennant season at Oakland Park, Jersey City,
to-day. Tbe Bostons were their opponents and
victors. Welch pitched like a schoolboy in the
first two innings, and eight runs scored by Bos
ton in the first two innings won them tbe game.
The Giants played a good up-hill game, but that
was all. Otiinn is no short stop. Ward played
with New York, and will probablv sign to-morrow.
Kelly claimed that the game was played
under protest on that account. Score:
KEWTOBK. B B r A BOSTON". B B V A B
Gore. m.. 12 5 11 Brown, 1... 2 3 3 0,0
Tlernan, r. 1 1 1 0 1 Johnson, m I 0 0 0 0
Ewlng, c... 110 3 0 Kelly, r.... 2 10 0 0
Connor, 1.. 1 1 10 0 0 I!roulbers,l 1 2 15 0 0
Ward. i.... l 01 3 1 0 Richd's'n, 2 1114 0
Klchd',n,2 13 3 3 0 Nash. 3..... 0 0 2 4 0
Slatterly, 1. 1110 0 Oulnn. s... C 10 2 3
"VV hltney, 3. 0 0 0 1 0 Bennett, c 0 I 8 3 1
Welch, n... 0 0 1 2l 0 Clarkson, p 1 I 0 1 0
Totals.... 7' n u 2 Totals.... 8 10 27 14 4
New 'Vorks 1 008200107
Bostons 4 4000000 8
Earned runs New Torks, 4; Bostons, 5.
Two-base hits Gore. Richardson 2, Brown,
Kelly, Brouthers, H. Richardson, Qulnn, Clark
son Double plays Bennett and Richardson; Ward
Hrstba-eon balls Tlernan, Connor, Ward,
Whitney, Johnson 2, Kelly 2, Brouthers.
i Irst base on errors New Vorks, 3.
Struck out Gore, Kwlng, Connor, t Whitney,
Richardson, Welch 2,
Stolen bases Gore, Tlernan, Ewing, Ward 2,
Time One hour and 50 minutes.
Umnlru McOuaaa and Curry.
DOWNED THE SENATORS.
The Phillies Slake a Victorians Start nt
WASHEfOTOS, April 24. The opening game
for the championship here to-day between the
Washington and Philadelphia clubs was wit
nessed by more than 4,000 persons. E. Bright,
who was apparently nervous, dropped two easy
thrown balls at the plate. The misplays being
responsible for the scoring of five unearned
runs, he did better work. The other members
of the team played sharply, Keefe was wild,
but did good work, and Bufunton pitched a
steady game. Score:
WAH'TOV.BIBrABrllII.AD,A. IE IB IP I A E
Wood. 1. .
Totals....! 92720' 61 Totals
81 S!2714l 2
Washington. 1 000100204
Philadelphia 0 500120008
Earned runs W ashlngtons 3; Phlladelphlas, 2.
Thiee-base hits llmot, Keefe, Fogarly, Del
ehanty. Sacrifice hits-Hoy, Wilmot, Carney, Foparty.
Hit bv pitched ball Wilmot. Mvers, Fogarty,
Irwin. Farrar2, Clements, Buffinton.
First base on errors W ashlngtons, 1; PMladel
Struck out-Morrill 2, Ebright 3, Keefe, Wood,
Passed ball Clements.
Time One hour and 55 minutes.
A BIG SURPRISE.
Anson Resolves to Part With Baldwin, Daly,
Fetltt and Snllivnn.
President Spalding and Captain Anson have
resolved to make a radical change in the Chi
cago club. Mr. Anson caused considerable sur
prise in the city yesterday when he stated that
he had unconditionally released Pitcher Mark
Baldwin, Catcher Tom Daly, R. H. Fetltt and
Martin Sullivan, tbe fielders
During a conversation last evening he some
what modified tbe first announcement by say
ing that any club to whom tbe Chicago club
owes money can have tbe nick of the players to
settle matters. He went on to say that it is
not so much because of inferior playing that the
players have been released as it in consequence
of questionable conduce Anson emphatically
stated that his team must he made up entirely
of gentlemen, and men who will conduct them
selves as snch at all stages. He also states
that Baldwin will pitch good ball this year, and
will be a nsefnl man for some clnb. President
Spalding is quoted as saying that he means to
break up the drinking habits of players in his
KELLY OIUST REFORM.
Boston Directors Not Satisfied With MJcb
nel'a Wort as Cnplnln.
Boston, April 24. The directors are sad be
cause of Kelly's failure thus far to meet their
expectations and one of them said to-day that
the Captaincy would be taken away from him
unless be braced up wonderfully.
Tbe triumvir say that the proposition of the
New York clnb to play the opening games
there on account of tbe hitch over the Polo
Ground, was made too late, and furthermore
that tbe weather here is too cold for ball play
ing and they don't want "our people" to freeze
to death on tbeir grounds.
Manager Hart has at length been formally
invested with full control of tbe men, both on
and off tbe field, power to select the team and
instruct them how to play their positions. In
short, the new manager has now supreme con
trol of the Boston team at all times.
Mr. Day Gives Up.
When Mr. John B. Day heard of the Gov
ernor's veto he said:
"That settles It. We can't play any more on
the Polo Ground."
"What are your plans nowT" I asked.
"We will open at Jersey City to-morrow, play
there Thursday and continue at Staten Island
on Friday probably."
"Will you finally select Staten Island for a
"Yes, we will close with Mr. Wiman as soon
as possible." -New York Herald.
GOOD FOR BARNIE.
Ilia Boys Knock the Brooklyn Pitcher Ont
of the Box.
Baltxxqbe, April 24. The Brooklyns took
a long lead in the early part of to-day's game,
and appeared to have the contest well in hand,
but the Baltimores began hitting Hughes, and
in the sixth inning batted him out of tbe box.
Seven runs were scored in this Inning, and the
home team maintained its lead. Score:
Baltimores 0 0 0 12 7 0 1 0 II
Brooklyns 0 060200008
base bits Baltimore. 10: Brooklyn, 11.
Errors Baltimore. 4; Brooklyn, 4.
Pltchera-Kilroy, Hughes and Lovett.
TOO MANY ERRORS.
Columbus Almost Defeats the Formidable
Philadelphia, April 24. Tie Columbus
players showed up in much better form in this:
afternoon's game, and came within an ace of
victory. They ontplayed the Athletics both in
the field and at the bat, but-tbelr, errors were
more costly. Two great running, catches
by Welch saved -the game for the Athletics.
Athletics 1 1201010 1-7
Columbus i.S 00001200 8
Base hits Athletics, 8; Columbus, 13.
Errors Athletics, 7; Columbus, 5.
The Freeport Gnn Clnb.
Fbezpoet, Pa., April 24. The members of
the Freeport Gun Club held their first shoot
yesterday afternoon at their new grounds on
Todd's Island. There were 12 present and they
did very well lor their nrst esons at June
Jloeks. They ech shot at 30 birds, and the fol-
1.nr3.tn -., aonvns lafnnnn T". 17 t0.iliacrifn
1UW1I11T U fcUtJ eWiO, vf JMIG), l Viooi"it
IS; B. Haurk, 8: Ludwick, 7; Klose, 8; Heck, 6;
Scbnatterly. 11; Longwell, 10; N. Gillespie. 9;
U. Hawk, iu: Douglas, w saint, . xne ciuu
Is increasing in membershio very fast.
AMONG THE RUNNERS.
Some More Good Racine Down nt Memphis
White Nose, L. B., Strldeaway and
Entry tlio Winners Good Going on a
Memphis, April 24. The third day of the
annual spring meeting ot the Memphis Jockey
Club dawned with lowering clouds. A shower
had fallen during the very early morning
hours, but at 10 o'clock the indications were
favorable for a delightful afternoon, which
were verified. The attendance was very flat
tering to the efforts of the officers of the club.
The track was somewhat slow from the effects
of the rain, but not sloppy. The judges were
Messrs. John Overton, Jr., George Arnold and
First race, selling pnrse, for all ages, three
quarters of a mile, heats At the start Jake
Thomas was in front. White Nose second, Mute
third and Red Leaf last White Nose and Mute
soon passed the leader, who gradually trailed
in the reaf. The finish was a driving ene be
tween White Nose and Mute, White Nose win
ning by a length. Mute second, five lengths in
front of Red Leaf, third. Time. 1H&.
For the second heat White Nose and Mute
were on even terms, a length in front of Red
Leaf at tbe start. These positions were main
tained all tbe wav around until tbe stretch was
reached.when White Nose drew away and won
handily by two open lengths from Mute second,
who was three lengths in front of Red Leaf
third. Time, l:17Jf.
Second race, purse, for 2-year-olds, flve
eigbths of a mile Morse and Gwendolyn
were in front at tbe start, the others well
bunched, excepting Emma Q, who was in the
rear. They raced in this position until the
stretch, when L. H. and Myrtle J joined the
leaders. Half way home Gwendolyne fell
back beaten. L. H. won handily by a length
from Myrtle J second, who was half a length
In front of Bliss third. Time, 1:06.
Third race, handicap, for 3-year-oldsr and un
ward, 1.000 added;one and one-eighth miles The
start was an even one, Strideaway slightly in
front. As they passed the grand stand En
durer was leading. Comedy second, Spokane
third: the others were all together. They
raced in this position for half a mile, excepting
that Strideaway had moved up to third posi
tion. Going around the upper turn, Stridea
way challenged Endnrer and was soon in front.
Spokane raced with Endurer, and then started
after Strideaway, but although he came strong
at the finish, he was never quite able to get up,
and Strideaway won handily by a longtli, Spo
kane secondthree lengths in front of Hypero
cnte, third. Time, 1.5
Fourth race, selling purse, for 3-year-olds,
one mile At the start Los Vebster was in
front, but soon yielded to Ben Harrison, who
opened a length and led for three-quarters of a
mile, when Entry, who had been lapped with
Los Webster, began moving up. it was a
pretty race down the Stretch between Entry
and Ben Harrison, but Barnes' superior riding
won, and he landed Entry a winner by a length
from Ben Harrison. Time, 1:18.
The following are the entries, weights and
pools sold to-night on to-morrow's events:
First race, purse for all ages, three quarters of
a mile-Unite 119 pounds 2; Rimini 105. $20;
Clay Stockston 115, 31; Aristo 121. ?12: All Bob
Thomas 118, to.
second race, selling purse, for all ages, one mile
Insolence 108 pounds, 830- irmaHlul Ki: Kce
vee iJa 97. J20. Uttbert US. 20; Pal Sheedv 105,
S10: Syntax 111. S6; California 115, 6; Stoney
Montgomery 107, f6: Virginia 100, S4; Helena
Third race, Gaston Hotel stakes, for 2-year-old
colts. 8750 added, half mile Riley 110 pounds, 25;
"V restler 107, e: Burt 110, Morse 110 (Mewsom'a
entries). JO), BlarncT Stone 110, 816; PowWow
110. S12; Armour 107, f 10.
tourtn race, purse handicap, for all ages, one
and one-eighth miles Eight to Seven 108 pound,
840: Hamlet 108, 24; Brown Princes 106, f; Ker
messe 10a, 18.
LEXINGTON IN LINE.
A Large Crowd Watches tbe Winners Dash
Over tbe Track.
Lexington. April 24. The sixty-third spring
meeting of the Kentucky Association com
menced here to-day under favorable auspices.
The weather was threatening, with occasional
slight rainfalls, but a good crowd was in attend
ance. The trackwas rather slow. The judges
were Senator J. C. S. Blackburn. General
James F. Robinson and Hon. T. J. Megibben.
Starter, James B. Ferguson.
First race, purse for 3-year-olds and upward,
three-quarters of a mile In the books the odds
were 3 to 1 on Long Roll and Marchma, Queen
of Trumps was first off, but Rowe soon led the
way, and turning In the stretch Long Roll
came away, winning cleverly by six lengths,
Marchma second. Queen of Trumps third.
Second race, purse, for maiden 2-year-old
fillies, all to carry 110 pounds, .half mile
Silence got best of the start, but Daisy soon
got tbe advantage and showed the way into the
stretch, she winning by two lengths. Grade M
second. Happiness third. Time. 52.
Third race, purse, for maiden 2-year-old colts,
five-eighths of a mile, all carry 110 pounds
Blackburn was first away,but Grayson soon took
command with Palisade crowding, and in a hot
finish Grayson won by a length. Palisade sec
ond, two lengths, Samaritan third. Time, 1 OTVi.
Fourth race, selling purse, for S-year olds
and upward, three-quarters of a mile Miss
Flood and Dinkelspiel had a hard race of it
till approaching the three-quarter pole, where
Miss Flood took the lead and won cleverly by
two lengths, Wahsatch second, a length,
Cfaeeney third. Time, 120&
Following are entries and weights for to-morrow's
First race, selling, purse for 2-year-olds, five
furlongs Teddy Venture. 106 pounds; Labrador,
103; Julian W, 104; Later, 94.
Second race, selling purse forS-year-olds, six
furlongs Sallie 0. 108 pounds; Rollln IIawley,107;
Amos A. 118: Bravo, 112: Lyhee, 108; Brewster, 102;
May O, 97; Brandalette, 10R.
Third race, free handicap .for 3-year-olds and
upward, seven furlongs Famine, 115 pounds;
Stuart. Ill: Prather, 95; Catalpa, 110; March, 109:
Elyton. 107; Irish Dan, 105
Fourth race, selling, purse, for 3-year-olds and
upward, seven furiongs Pat Donovan, . 112
pounds: Problns, 120; Castaway, 107: Pell Mell,
104: Llederkranz, 119; Outscramble, 112; Maid of
Orleans, 107; Lynne, 102.
WINNERS AT WASHINGTON.
A Distinguished Audience Present to Seo
Washington, April 21 The annual spring
meeting of tbe National Jockey Club began at
the Ivy City race track to-day with delightful
spring weather, fairly well filled fields of horses
in each race, a track that was in good condi
tion hut not fast, and an attendance of abont
3,000 persons. Haramboure, a half-bred geld
ing from Texas, astonished the regular follow
ery of the races by coming In second, ahead of
a field in which were Biggonette, Carnot and
other good horses. Among those present were
Senators Beck, Butler. Hampton, Reagan and
Eustls; ex-Senators Palmer and Mahone; ex
Secretary Bayard and two of his daughters;
Count Arco Valley, the German Minister;
Mavroyeni Bey, the Turkish Minister; Miss
Margaret Blaine and a party of young society
First race, five furlongs Tipstaff won in 1:03)&
Haramboure second, Tom Hood third.
Second race, one mile Burch won In 1:44 Pan
ama second. Barrister third.
Third race, one mile Bess won in 1:46)4, Bralt
second, Boaz third.
Fourth race, six furlonu Romp won in 1:17,
Letretla second. Mala third.
TMrth m. BtMinla.hHiAnMr tli, nxrnli. .im.n.
Hercules won, Elphln second, Mentmore bolted.
Tbe following are the entries for the races of
the National Jockey Club to-morron :
First race, six furlongs Belle D'Or, 112 pounds;
King Crab, 114: Duke or Bourbon, 107; Sam
Harper. Jr., 115; MalachI, 93; fawlrt, 105, Con
signee, 91: Patrocles, 107.
Second race, one and one-sixteenth miles Ori
nainme, 112 pounds: Le Logas, 105: Troy, 105.
Third race, one mile beadrlft, 113 pounds; Tip
staff, 118; Carroll, 118; Cortez, 108; Buddhist, Us. '
Fourth race, six furlongs Tom Kearna, 117
pounds: Janhet 1U8- Maiden Hair, l!2;Blance, 101;
bourlere, 101: Vandergrleft. 117; Iago, 103.
Fifth race, one mile Kerand, 103 pound; Wild
Cherry, 97; Romp, 110: boldle M, S3.
ABOUT FROCTOR KNOTT.
Tbe Chicago Stable Trying to Bay tho
Fnraon Race Horse.
Chicago, April 24. The managers of
the Chicago stable are negotiating for the
purchase of Proctor Knott, but they 'refuse to
give more than 20,000 for him. Bryant de-"
Clares he will not take less than 25,000. Mr.
Johnson is conducting the negotiations from
Mr. Hanklns, who is at tbe head of the Chi
cago stable, confidently said yesterday that the
sale would not be consummated until after the
Latonla meeting, if at all. 'Personally,'' he
said, "lam rather fearful of Proctor Knott's
-future. My advices from Louisville would
indicate That the animal is very backward in
his training, and Bryant will not he able to get
him into form for the Kentucky Derby. He
will meet some good horses there, and if he is
not in first class shape will certaihlyget beaten.
We want winners, not losers. My intention is
to own tbe animal that will win the American
Derby. If Proctor Knott proves himself to bo
winner among the list of candidates be will
wear our colors June 22 next."
What about Galen?"
"Mr. Johnson writes me that he cannot place
Galen. The colt will go to the post id his first
race regarded by us as a short distance horse.
We do not know how far he can run. Present
Indications' would lead us to believe that he
will not say a distance. Still we may err in our
Judgment. He will be run Into form and it
vftl tilra lint a rnnr ahnrt tlmn to find out What
T"the colt can do."
BIG MONEY FOR TROTTERS.
The Gnnrnnteed Stake Eaces to Come Ofi
at Old Charter Oak Park.
Hartford, Conn., April 24. The Charter
Oak Park Association has decided upon the
special guaranteed stake races during the
grand circuit meeting this summer, as follows:
The Charter Oak guaranteed stake, for 220
trotting class, $10,000; the Standard guaranteed
stake, for 2 JO trotting class. 13.600; the Capitol
guaranteed stake, for trotting foals bf 1885,
$3,000. and the Insurance guaranteed stake, for
tbe 2.20 pacing class, $4,000.
The addition to last season's stake races is
the $2,000 stake for 4 year-olds. It is believed
that this will be one of the most interesting
features, especially to breeders. No horse will
be barred from this class by any record.
The conditions for all the guaranteed stake
races are practically the same as for those of
last season. Entries close on Monday, May 20,
and all horses then eligible will bo eligible for
the sa vara! stakes.
Tbe entries close the same day for the guar
anteed stake races during the Grand Circuit
meeting at Hampden Park, Springfield. They
will be the 222 and 228 class trotting races,
each $5,000, some as last season, and the direct
ors have voted to add a $3,000 stake for pacers.
of the 2.22 class.
Local Horse Races.
The Washington centennial will be celebrat
ed at Exposition Park on Tuesday by two in
teresting races for local horses. The first race
will be for horses owned by butchers and mer
chants. The entries are as follows: George
Evans' hay gelding, Thomas Ripley's bay geld
ing, William Hasley's dun mare. Mr. Artzber
ger's bay gelding. William Booth's bay gelding.
Horses owned by Messrs. Campbell, George
Day and Amos Belchers.
There will also be a 2.40 class race, entries to
close on the day of the race.
A Place to Fight.
The following dispatch was received at the
Police Gazette office yesterday:
HEW OEM ass, April 22.
Richard K. Fox, Esq. :
Please notify Kllraln that his battle with Sulli
van for the Police Gazette diamond belt, S20,0O0snd
championship of the world, can be bronght off at
Herwlg' Bluff, 22 mile from this city, and 15.000
persons could "be transported to the place by the
Louisville and Nashville on the Mississippi side,
and the Northeastern Railroad on the Louisiana
lde. JSvery assurance Is guaranteed that no one
will raise a hand to stop the mill or interfere with
the pugilists. Please notify Sullivan and party,
60 that place can be secured through P.F.Herwlg,
ex-United State Sub-Treasurer, who owns the
Old Reader: Sullivan and Tom Allen cer
tainly never fought.
Water Cure: Maud S was foaled in May,
Ped: Henry Hutchens won his first Sheffield
handicap on March 5, 1S78. George Wallace
was scratch man and conceded Hutchens five
and one-quarter yards start. Wallace was
second in the final, a foot behind Hutchens.
J. G. F. R.: Chambers defeated Green, the
Australian, in a sculler's race on the Thames,
Eng., June 16, 1862.
The Ckesss Tonrnnment.
New Yor April 24. The results of the
games at the international chess tournament
to-day was as follows: Pollock' won from Mac
Leod; Martinez from Bird; Tscborgin from
Jndd; Blackburn from Bnrrlll; D. G. Balrd
from Gossip; Taubenbaus from Showalter, and
Burn from Delmar. The games between Lip
schuts and Wei-s, Hanham and J. W. Balrd,
and Gunsberg and Mason resulted In draws.
One for us.
We are tied for first place.
Boston doesn't want Ward now.
MlLLERcaught a good game yesterday.
Nothing like plenty of timely hatting.
Cakkoll seems to have his .eye on the ball
Ward will probably sign with New York to
day. It delights the crowd when a strike is called
Ed Hanlon was well received by the crowd
The East End Athletics will play against the
Carnegies on Tnesday.
There are two letters at this office for Man
ager Leng, of "Our Boys."
Coitjmbtjs is not showing up as well as ex
pected among the Association clubs.
Ltnch's decisions on balls and strikes
yesterday were not up to his best form.
President Robinson, of the Cleveland
club, and Mr. Palmer O'Nell occupied private
boxes at the local game yesterday.
To-day's League games are: Chicago at
Pittsburg; Clevelana at Indianapolis; Boston
at New York and Philadelphia at Washington.
To-day's Association games are: Athletics
at Baltimore; Colnmbus at Brooklyn: Cincin
nati at St Louis, and Louisville at Kansas City.
The Columbia Stars would like to hear from
any club whose members are not over 17 years
old. Address H. Forse, 13 Esplanade street.
The Eureka Stars defeated tho Keystone
Stars by 13 to 10 on Tnesday. The Eurekas
want to hear from any clnb whose members are
belqw 13 years old.
AFTER MAN! DIFFICULTIES.
A Family of Polish Emigrant Become
Americans bv a Scratch.
Philadelphia, April 2-L Among the
steerage passengers on the steamer Switzer
land, which arrived on the 17th inst., was
Frank Binkowski, a German Pole,
with his wife and four children.
The Emigrant Inspector found that
Binkowski had no means of support, but
was told by the Pole that he would be taken
care, of by his brother-in-law, Michael
Szutt, who resided in Chicago. The in
spector telegraphed to Szutt at the ad
dress given by Binkowski, but the tele
graph company the following day
notified him that no person by that name
resided at the given address, and that his
telegram remained undelivered. Under the
law the family were obliged to remain on
the Switzerland and be senUback on the ves
sel on her return trip.
The Switzerland left her wharf at 6 o'clock
this morning lor Antwerp, and later in the
day a telegram was received from Szutt di
recting that Binkowski and family be sent
to Chicago and another from the Chi
cago representative of Peter Wright &
Sons, the agents of the steamship line, stat
ing that the money to pay the fares to Chi
cago had been deposited with him. The
steamship was then far down the river
with the unfortunate family on board.
Telegrams were, however, hastily for
warded to the Delaware breakwater,
and late this afternoon the steamship was
signaled, as she was passing out to the ocean.
A tug was sent ou( to her. the Polish family
was taken ofi' and bronght into the break
water, and late to-night they were sent back
to Philadelphia and will be sent to Chicago
in the morning.
SUN DAIS IN NEW ENGLAND.
A Phenomenon That Attracted General At
tention foV Half an Hoar.
IilTTLETON, K. H., April 24 The
heavens around the sun presented a remark
able appearance from here at 9 o'clock this
morning. The sky. was partially clouded,
and a luminous ring, some 60 in diameter,
appeared withithe snn in its circumference,
while two other rings, smaller in diameter,
were linked into the largest ring. In- the
circumference of the large circle there were
three bright spots, resembling the sun break
ing through a clond and with the sun di
viding the circumference into fonr equal
sections. The phenomenon was visible for
30 minutes, when it gradually faded away.
It attracted general attention, and was' wit
nessed by a large number ot people.
Work for the Coroner.
The Coroner wilMiold inquests this morn
ing on the death of Mrs. Marjr MeCall, who
was killed at Barnes Bros, laundry, andpn
the death ot W. S. "Wrigley, whpse body
was recovered from the Monongahela river
near the Point yesterday.
Fighting On the City's Race Track.
James Welsh was arrested by Officer
Duncan last evening for fighting on Forbes
street, sear Brady. He wai locked up in
the Fourteeath ward station.
HE PLEASES NOBODY.
Presiaent Harrison Harshly Criti
cised for Being So Blow in
TURNING THE DEMOCRATS OUT.
If the Election Was Held Again To-Day
Cleveland Would Win.
THE PENSION BUREAU TUENED OVER.
Bezrer Visits the President and Talks About Trees
President Hftrrisott is being harshly criti
cised. He is said to be in a trance and for
gets the duty he owes to his supporters. In
other words, he is too slow in removing
Democrats and placing Bepnblicans in
office. Pernicious activity in the recent
election is causing trouble for some of the
Pension Commissioners. Governor Beaver
visited the President yesterday to talk
about forestry, and, incidentally, to men
tion some of his friends who want offices.
SrECIAI, TZLZOBAM TO THE DISPATCH.!
"Washington, April 24 "If the elec
tion were to recur to-morrow Cleveland
would have 200,000 majority in New York."
This was the startling utterance ot an ex
official and prominent Republican of Cen
tral New York, who arrived in the city this
evening. The remark was made to a New
York Bepnblican Congressman, who re
peated it to the correspondent of The
Dispatch. The Congressman explained
that in all his experience he had never
known so great dissatisfaction with an ad
ministration in its first days on account of
the manner of distributing patronage.
"Garfield displeased the stalwarts, bnt he
pleased his own crowd. Harrison pleases
nobody. He won't move. There is no ac
tion in him. He is in a trance. He wants
to please both sides where there are factions,
and he only succeeds in disgusting all
sides. "Why don't he clean ont the consuls?
Especially the confounded highbred con
suls who were put in by Republicans apd
held over by licking the boots of the free
trade administration. And then there are
the'postoffices, the revenue offices, pension
agents and so on. Bnt what's the use talk
ing. He won't do it. He's like a block of
wood. Yon can't make an impression on
him if you talk yourself blind. Some of
the others are better. Clarkson is a daisy,
but so far there is only one Clarkson."
This friend of mine spoke exactly as he
felt. He is a power in politics in New
York, a man oi great wealth, a high tariff
iron manufacturer, and when he says that if
the election were held again Cleveland
would have a tremendous majority he tells
an eloquent story of the universal dissatis
faction with'the methods of President Har
rison. BEATER VISITS HAERISON.
The Governor Talks About Forestry and
Pats In a Word for His Friends.
IEPICIAL TTLEQKAM TO TBE DI8PATCn.l
"Washington, April 24. Governor
Beaver dropped down upon the Capital late
last night, and to-day spent some time with
President Harrison. The announced reason
for his visit is that as President of the
American Forestry Association he came to
confer with others similarly interested with
a view to making arrangements for the com
ing Congress, and thai he visited the Presi
dent to urge that official to say something
nice for forestry in his first message to Con
gress. It is true this was partially his purpose,
bnt he took occasion also to say something
in favor of a candidate or two for Pennsyl
vania offices, and specially a last word tor
Donath for Public Printer. He conld give
no reason why important appointments for
Pennsylvania are not made, and he would
venture no opinion on the charges made by
Senator Butan against the Legislature ex
cept to say that Butan was sick, and sick
people are apt to find fault.
THEI ARE STILL FALLING.
Democratic Postmasters Heine Rnnidlx Re
placed bv Good Itepnbllcani.
ISFECIXL TZLEQB-tH TO THE DISPATCH.!
"Washington, April 24. There was a
falling off to-day in the total of the Demo
crats beheaded by the Postoffice Depart
ment, and a more serious falling off in
Pennsylvania. The latter only got six
new postmasters, and only 153 were ap
pointed in the entire country. The three
working days of this weekj however, have
footed up abont 620, which is ahead of last
Following are those for Pennsvlvania:
J. H. Straight, Clark's Mills; SlaryB.
Kearney, Crossingville; J. D. Helley.Derry
Station; Thomas Hurst, Elk's Creek; M. S.
"Wimer, Pleasant Hill; "W. G. Vanler, Vil
lage Green. The following were appointed
for "West Virginia: F. J. McCnlty, Arnolds
burg; Samuel Ayers, Big Spring; J. T.
Horse, Calhoun, and J. H. Ferguson, Leon.
THE ARMES TRIAL ENDED
And the Court Retires to Deliberate on Its
"Washington, April 24. The public
proceedings of the Armes court martial
were concluded this morning. Judge Hub
bell, counsel for the accused, finished his
argument, and Major Davis, the Judge Ad
vocate, made a very brief address, in which
he declined to make any argument on the
case, and appealed to the Court to give
Captain Armes the benefit of every bit of
testimony and any reasonable doubt, on be
half of his family, who had no part in the
acts (or which he wire tried and would suf
fer most from the effects of his dismissal.
The court was then cleared for consulta
tion. A PANIC IN A BUREAU.
The Pernicious Activity of Pension Com
missioners Being; Investigated.
rSFECIAI. TELIOEAM TO TIIE DISrATCB.l
"Washington, April 24. A small panic
has been created in the Pension Bureau by
a discovery that an investigation has been
quietly going on for some days of the part
played by the special examiners in the late
These examiners have been called to the
Commissioners by twos and threes and put
through a severe examination which dis
closes a great deal of activity on their part
and promises some interesting develop
ments. TOUNGSTOWN'S EMPTI JAIL.
The Prisoners Got Lonely and Cat Their
ISFXCtlL TELXQBAXTO THE DISPATCH.
Youngstotvn, April24. A jail delivery
occurred here at 8 o'clock to-night, James
Alley, charged with highway robbery, and
James Smith, alias Morris, np for burglary,
escaping. They succeeded in unloosing an
iron bar near the roof, cut through,, the
brick wall, and dropping 30 feet into a.
garden, made their escape. Both are under
indictment, and were to be tried at the May
term of court
The County Commissioners, wiihine to
economize, recently took off the night guard
at tlisa oil nltrtni 4liA 4n HnniiH ahtinrl
w uo jaA gTu u& brVV iiavutta huuuw-
ant opportunity to work ont. Sheriff Ewing
and a nosse of deputies are in search ot the
I pair, bat with little hope of success.
A FOEGITOG HUBBY.
Unique Advertlseraent.Concernlns; an Elope
ment A Man Who Takes Blatters
Coolly and a Wife Who
.Has Her Way,
(SPECIAL IELEOUAMTO TBI DISPATCH.!
Chaeleston, S. C., April 24. Mr. G.
"W. Cramer, of Abbeville county, publishes
the following unique advertisement in the
Abbeville Medium: ,
On February 5 my beloved wife Charlotte,
after an absence of 18 months, returned to her
home and conjugal duties. She was welcomed
with joy, for I fondly thought that rav troubles
were over and I could spend the rest of my days
in the fear of God in a home blest wltn content
and domestic love. The second day
after her coming home she went- to'
town on a shopping excursion and made
snch purchases as she desired, for my purse
was open to ber. Bnt no one knows ths trouhla
I see. Abont tbs 1st of March sba made some
objection to an imaginary will sue said 1 had
made, in which she was not provided for. I
calmly reasoned with her that everything had
been arranged bylaw for ber comfort and
security after my death, but all I said fell upon
unwilling ears, and my kind intentions were re
jected by a perverse temper.
On March 2 she was off again, taking her de
parture as suddenly as she had made her ap
pearance nearly a month before. Why she left
I do not know. Sbe bad a cood borne. My
nurse was open to ber and I treated ber kindly.
I do know, however, tbat sbe went off in
tbe buggy of ayoung married man who bus as
much as he can do to take care of his own
family. It is a strange attachment, for she is
many rears bis senior. My object in publish
ing this is to say that if there is
anv law to punish one for "alienating a wife's
affections" this young man shall feel its weight.
Also to let the public know that she had a good
home when she returns to her wifely duties;
that I will not be responsible for any of her
contracts when away from home, and that I
have always treated ber as an honorable man
and lawabiding citizen should treat bis wife.
' The beloved Charlotte and her young
married inamorato have not yet returned
from that buggy ride. .
WHAT'S IN THE WIND?
A Hint Abont Some Startling; Legislative
Disclosures Soon to Come.
Philadelphia, April 24. The Record
this morning refers at length to Senator
Bntan's charges against the State adminis
tration, and says: .
"Senator Butan's charges that the Gover
nor made contracts lor the rebuilding of the
Executive Mansion before the appropriation
bill tor that purpose had passed the Legis
lature is specific, and there Is little doubt
put that it is true, as is also the charge that
the present administration has increased the
pay roll of the employes aboutthe Executive
offices. The "other day a bill was passed
increasing the pay of the employes of
the Attorney General's office, which should
never have been done, but the measure was
basked by Mr. Andrews and Mr. Dele
mater, and, of course, it went through. The
Attorney General, it he wants extra clerical
help, should be compelled to pay for it out
of the fees of his office. He is the best paid
officer in the Commonwealth, his fees and
other emoluments amounting to over $7,000
per year in addition to his salary, and he
also is empowered to hire and pay from the
State Treasury special counsel to look after
such cases as he does not care to bother
"There is no doubt, as Senator Butan
says, that the present administration has
been the most expensive Stata administra
tion ever known to the Commonwealth, and
tbat can be shown by the State Treasurer's
and Auditor General's report; but Senator
Bntan need not go so far away from the
home of hii friends to show mismanagement
in State affairs. Before the session is over
the public will be given some facts upon
this point, compared with which Senator
Butan's charges will appear trifling, grave
as they are."
FREE MASONS JUBILATE
To Commemorate the Wiping Oat of the
Order's Debt In New York.
New Yoke, April 24. By a proclama
tion of the Grand Master of Masons of the
State of New York, Frank B. Lawrence, to
day has been set apart as a jubilee to com
memorate the wiping out of the debt of the
Mason Temple in this city, which has been
a burden to the craft for years, and to re
joice over the beginning of the work of es
tablishing a home for aged and indigent
Masons, their widows and orphans.
The jubilee services will be held this
evening by the 717 lodges in the State.
Brooklyn and other Long Island lodges
will celebrate by themselves.
Several of the city lodges to-night united
in celebrating the event, bnt the largest
meeting was held in the Grand Lodge room
of Masonic Temple under the auspices of
the Grand Lodge. Before the banner ot
the Grand Lodge in gas "jets blazed the
word "Freedom." "When the organ and
band struck up the procession march,
Grand Master Lawrence and the other
grand officers entered and took seats in the
grand fast. After prayer all present united
In singing "Old Hundred." Then followed
an address bv the Grand Master.
QUA! AND SHERMAN STILL OUT.
No Present Reconciliation Frobnble John
Admits the Impeachment.
New Yobk, April 24. A "Washington
special to the World says: Sherman and
Quay have rfot made up and are not likely
to. Sherman is willing to shake hands and
be friends, but Quay is not. Sherman ad
mits to-night that Quay was very mad, and
he admits tbat he had some reason to feel
hot, but ho ought not to have got mad at
him. Quay still insists that if Sherman's
intentions were as good as his professions,
he would cause Alphonso Hart to decline
the office of Solicitor of Internal Bevenue,
which he wanted for Judge Gilkesou, of
Pennsylvania. But Sherman begs to de
mur. "I did not recommend Mr. Hart for the
place," said he to-night, "and if the Attor
ney General chooses to offer a place to Mr.
Hart independently of me, and if that place
is accepted for Mr. Hart by Messrs. Mc
Kinley and Butterworth without my being
concerned in the matter at all, I could not
step in and ask Mr. Hart to retire; it would
be impertinence in "me to attempt it."
HE'S WELL QUALIFIED.
A Crank Who Wants a Consulship In Order
to Crash tbe Idly.
Chicago, April 24. A little man with
spectacles who said his name was Benjamin
"W. Goldberg, entered the rotunda of the
Grand Pacific Hotel to-day, and, waving a
mass of petitions and letters, said: "
speak six languages, and I want to have
you sign yonr name to this petition. I am
seeking a consulship at Leeds, Birming
ham, Sheffield, or at any place in Boa
mania, Switzerland, Austria, Italy or
France. Here are letters from Col. Fred.
Grant and Senator John Sherman. They
all know me as the father of Nadage Doree,
the great actress, who was too prominent
for Mrs. Langtry, and whom, for that reason
the Jersey Lfly got rid of. Make me a
Consul in England and I will overthrow
the Lily." He is insane.
THE FOREIGN MISSIONS.
The Annual meeting of the Ladles of the
Philadelphia, April 24. The nine
teenth annual Assembly of the "Women's
Foreign Missionary Society of the Presby
terian Church began in this city to-day.-Abont
300 delegates were in attendance
from all parts of the country, and some
from foreign lands. The report of the
treasurer, Mrs. J. M. Fishbnrn, placed the
fAt.1 nnalnt. Taw 4h..n at C1AQ 4fift 74 ftnit
e cost of administration at a little over 1
' cent. The Home Secretary's report told
7 auxiliaries and 184 bands having been
d during the year.
THE PEOPLE'S STORE.
Carpets Carpets Carpets
From the great Peremptory Sale of 10,400 rolls, by order
of Stephen Sanford & Sons, New York.
WE HAVE THE GOODS TO SELL.
OUR PURCHASES AT THE GREAT AUCTION
SALE OF CARPETS being at least FOUR TIMES" AS?;
LARGE as the combined purchases of the other Carpet,,
j-1 4.1.: :. U- ,, PADfllTMC t.tZ'
ueaicrs 11 um uik tity, w.c iai.
a few pieces, but
As these Carpets are in
we have decided to make such prices as will make quick;
work in closinp- them out
The Carpets are now here, we begin the sale
THURSDAY, APRIL 25..
We secured a good selection of ALL the different -f
grades of Carpets and will begin
TAPESTRY BRUSSELS CARPETS as low as
39 Cents. THIRTY-NINE CENTS. 39 Cents. .
TAPESTRY VELVET CARPETS as low as
69 Cents. SIXTY-NTNE CENTS. 69 Cents.
The higher grades will also be offered at very low prices,
so that buyers of Carpets will find in our extensive purchase
superior advantages in variety and style.
COME FOR BEST BARGAINS YOU EVER
We will also offer you extra inducements in
One lot of Fancy China Mattings, a whole roll of 40 yards;
Another large lot, better quality, Fancy Mattings, $4 5a
Still better qualities, $6, $8 and $10 per roll.
All these Mattings way under regular prices.
CAMPBELL & DICK,
Freemason's Hall, Fifth Avenue.
COSTA EICA AND THE CANAL.
Why the Bepnbllc Protest. Agnlnit the Nic
aragua Canal Contract.
PAKAMA, April 24. Foreign Minister
Zavala, of Nicaragua, in a report to Con
I wish to explain to you tbe reasons on
which Costa. Blca based its right to protest
against the canal contract:
First That until the arbitration award
should declare tho 1853 compact to be null and
void it continued binding on both republics.
Second That even it it bad been declared
to hare ceased to be in force it should still re
main on the statutes until tbe boundary line
shall have been definitely determined.
Third That tbe canal contract seriously
wounds the national interests of Nicaragua.
Fourth Tbat the positive right which
springs from tbe treaty of 1858 renders valid
and with a power based on legitimate titles tbe
old boundary line formed by tbe lake, the river
Ban Jnan and the river La Flor. Thus matters
were referred back to their primitive positions.
Tbe Government of Costa Rica, In Its argu
ments, asserted that its rights would be endan
gered by Nicaragua emplojine the waters
which Costa Rica claims the right to navigate,
and with respect to which it advances tbe fonn
dationiess theory that the liberty of transit by
a water route, wb en conceded to any nation,
implies a proprietary right and con
veys a power of dominion. Nicar
agua at once answered that it would pay due re
spect to an arbitrary award. Meanwhile the
arbitration treaty was being carried into effect,
and on March 22 tbe President of tbe United
States made his award, and declared tbe treaty
of April 15, 1858, to be in effect.
After, further explaining this question tbe
Minister concludes by stating that the diffi
culty with the neighboring repnblic had
been most satisfactorily settled by the
arrangement for "further arbitration," and
he alleges in most flattering terms to "the
good and most opportune services of Mr.
Hale, the United States Minister, and the
representatives of Guatemala, Salvador and
Honduras at the Central American Diet."
A STDDI OF LITE STOCK.
The National Government to Be Represented
nt European Cattle Shows.
"Washingtok. April 24. Secretary
Ensk has appointed Dr. G. E. Morrow, of
Champaign, III., to represent the Agricul
tural Department at the jubilee show of the
Boyal Agricultural Society, to be held in
England this summer, and is also author
ized to visit such other places in Europe as
he deems necessary, in order to study the
live stock in terests of the old world. A re-
Eort of his observations and experience to
e made to the department upon his return.
Prof. E. C. Willetts, of Michigan, Assist
ant Secretary of Agriculture, to-day entered
upon his duties.
A BIG GDSHEE STRUCK.
This Time It Is In the New Fled In West Vir
ginia. IEPZCUI. 7ILIGBAJI TO TSI EISPATCH.l
East Livekpool, April 24. AblgoU
strike was made this morning on the Cal-'
houn farm, three miles southeast of this
place, in Hancock county, W. Va. The
sand is veryopen, and althoughonly pierced
a few feet by the drill, is reported throwing
oil 80 feet in the air. The well is said by
those who have seen it to be good for 200
It was drilled by Rayle, a Smith's Ferry
operator. The Calhoun farm "is almost on
the State line between Pennsylvania and
Ohio, and is. about midway between the
Ohio valley and Sheffield gas fields.
Conl Land Transferred.
H. O. Frick has transferred to the H. C.
Frick Coke Company his individual inter
est i ft tig tract of coal land south of
tTniontown, in Fayette county. The prop
erty consisted of one-eighth interest in 1,690
acres and bis one-twelfth of 1,020 acres-df
coal for which the price paid was $70,
A Melancholy Troth.
From the Wuhlng-tos Ppst.
It Is observable with the naked eye tbat
when'tbo office sett out to seek the man it has
to go with a body guard to keep from being
kidnaped on' tho way.
suun vwu jjxx.jrx.i.nj uuu iu
addition to our regular stock,
A EACE WITH C0PI.
How a Iilve Newspaper Man Outran a
Cowboy1 on Horseback.
Arkansas City. April 24. One of the
most interesting incidents of the opening of
Oklahoma occurred npon the return to
Arkansas City this afternoon of the train
carrying newspaper correspondents. Seven
of the Chicago and other "Western corre
spondents had pooled their issues and en
gaged a cowboy to meet them on horseback
just after the train entered the yards at
Arkansas City and to gallop furiously to
the telegraph offices. Mr. James Cox, of
the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, was shut out
of the combination.
The plan worked beautifully until the
cowboy had galloped half a block on his
way to the telegraph office. Then Mr. Cox
saw the scheme, and leaping from the mov
ing train he started on foot after the horse
man. It was a run of more than a mile to
the telegraph office. By a spurt Mr. Cox
overtook the horse, and then a desperate
race began. The cowboy lashed his horse
vigorously, bnt be conld not shake off the
On the last eighth of a mile Mr. Cox
spurted like a sprinter, and by a terrific ef
fort reached the telegraph office 40 rods
ahead. When he entered the telegraph
office he conld hardly stand or see. His ex
ploit was the talk of the town to-night. Th
cowboy has not since been seen.
Listed on thn New York Stock Excaanne.
NewYoek, April 24. The Stock Ex.
change to-day listed Pittsburg, McEeesport
and Youghiogheny Bailroad 350,000 ad
ditional mortgage bonds.
JFor Western PennsyU
tania, West Virginia
and Ohio, rains, wind
shifting to colder, north'
PrrTSBTTBO. April 2t. 1S8B.
The United States Signal Service officer la
U113 ClbJ ' -"-. itua luiwnuii.
8:O0A. Jf 64
12:00 A. M 74
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2:00 r.jf To
60 P. M
o.vi . an
Mean temp (S
Minimum temp... et
Kange .... U
Klverat6rlx.yis mI; a fall of 0.5 feet in M
1SPICIAL TXLXQBXXS TO THXPISTJLTCB.1
BBOwnsvitLB River 5 feet and station
ary. Weather cloudy. Thermometer 68 at 8
MoBOAsrrowir River 4 feet and stationary.
"Weather ralnv. ThBrtnomatar 78" at (P.H...I
i KjiWxr J
w abbes River 12-10 feet and stationary.
Weather mild and raining. Vr
will save the dysneptio from many daysTjf -'
misery, and enable him to eat whatever ha
wishes. They prevent -?
cause the food to assimilate and nourihti
body, glvo keen appetite, and ?
and solid muscle. Elegantly surar caaud.
Price, 25c per box. co"a
Seld Evergwlwr .
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