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Krumm's First League Effort
at New York
MADE A GOOD IMPBESSHW.
A Few Mistakes Enabled the Giants
to Beat Us.
PITCHER BEAJI MAT SIGN TO-DAY.
President Davidson Resolves to Keep the
EESULT OF GAMES EAST AND WEST
Games Flayed Yesterday.
JJEWYOEES 11 PlTTSBURGS 7
BoSTOJvS 14....CLEVELASDS. 4
CHICAGOS 11... . WASHINGTON'S..... 4
PHILADELPHIAS- C... INDIANAPOLIS.... S
COLTTUBCS 9....LOUISVILLES. 4
"GiscnrsATis. 14....Baltimores 6
Et. Loins 11....Bbooklyns 2
SPRINGFIELDS.... 7....MANSFIELDS,.... 6
UjJIONTOWAS 17 AlTOOJfAS 4
LONDON'S 13....BUFFAL0S. 8
TOLEDOS 6....SYBACCSES 5
DETE0IT8 6....ROCIIESTEES. 3
TOKONTOS. 8.... HAMILTON'S 3
EaiK CbUXXEBS. 8....MCKESPOBTS.. 6
National League Plttsburgs at New
Yorlc Chlcagos at Washington; Indianapolis at
Philadelphia; Clevelands at Boston.
American Association Brooklyns at St.
Louis; Athletics at Kansas City; Baltlmores at
Cincinnati; Columbus at Louisville.
International League Torontos at
Hamilton; Detroits at Rochester; Londons at
Buffalo; Toledos at Syracuse.
Allegheny Countt League Braddocks
at Bast Liberty; Sewickleys at McKeesport;
Dnquesnes vs Riverside Grays at Recreation
Park; Oaklands at Homestead.
"Won. Lost. . "Won. Lost. Ct.
Bottom 13 5 .72 Cleveltnds...ll 11 .500
PlilladeiphUsll 6 .GSTjIndltnapolis 8 12 .
NtwYortl...ll S .57B11ttsburKS... 8 II .S8I
Chlcagos 10 10 .BlWashlngtons4 It .230
St. Locls .22 6 .786 Athletics 11 11 .SOS
Kansas Cltys..U 10 .600ICinclnnstls...lZ 14 .462
Urooklrai.....lJ 10 .SM'ColnmbttS. ..
.Baltimore .12 12 -SOOiLonlsvlUes..
. 8 IS
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KKDJIM DID WELL.
The Soulaslder a Little Wild. Bat He
ISTZCIAL TXLXQBAX TO THE DISPATCH.!
New York, Slay 17. Hustling Horace
Phillips and his ball team from the city of
gas came to "town to-day. The team is in
a bad tray. The New Yorks are badlv off
for pitchers, but they are far better fixed
than the Pittsburgh The friends of the
club need not be surprised at the poor show
ing which it has made, for it is remarkable
that they hare not done worse. The six
pitchers which the club started out with are
simply useless to them on account
of lame arms and other injuries. So
badly pushed was Manager Phillips
for a pitcher for to-day's game that lie had
a Pittsburg amateur signed and sent on so
that he could have someone that could at
. least be called a pitcher. This young
pitcher did not do so bad outside of his
wildness. Kis base on balls, however, came
with base hits by the New Yorks. The
backing which he received was very fine,
and at times it was sharp and not uninter
esting. Three double plays in the earlier
part of the game by the -visitors showed that
the New Yorks had to step lively when an at
tempt was made to sacrifice in order to move
a runner up a base. The visitors hit the ball
well, but with the exception of the latter part
of the game, they could not get their hits
THE GEOTJND "WAS EOTJGK.
The roughness of the ground gave the New
Yorks two more hits than they otherwise would
hare got. as both balls bounded over Dunlap's
head just as he was in position to get the ball.
Richardson nearly lost a finger in the eighth
inning in trying to stop a hot grounder.
Keefe and Ewing were down nn the cards as
the New York's battery, bnt it was fonnd that
Swing's effort in pitching on Thursday bad
given him a lame back, so that Brown was
forced to go in and do the work behind the bat.
Keefe tried to pitch, but be could hold for
bnt one inning. The first Dall that he
pitched showed that his "arm was not In -condition,
and with every succeeding effort he
showed that his arm pained him. Hatfield re
lieved him after the inning was over, and al
though he was bit for nine hits there was never
any donbt about the New Yorks winning. Lit
tle Miller was as lively as a cricket, and he
needed to be to stop some of the pitched balls
byKrnmm. Some or his stops were very fine,
and called forth applause. Umpire
LYNCH "WAS SOMEWHAT OFF
in his decisions, but as both sides caught it
alike it did not make so much difference. A
new pitcher is always a terrorto the New York
club, and they were a little uneasy to-day until
they sawthe "idd" from the Smoky City. Gore
appeared at the head of the batting list again;
his arm is very bad and It was fortunate that
he did not have much to do in the way of
throwing. The first ball pitched by the visiting
pitcher must have made him think that he had
got himself into trouble, for Gore slammed the
ball into center field for a base. Tiernan
hit a sharp grounder toward Dunlap which was
turned into a base hit, a stone causing the ball
to bound over the second baseman's head. The
hair on Krumm's bead fairly stood on end
when Connor's big form loomed up at the plate.
The first ball that came near the plate Connor
sent over the right field fence about 20 feet
Xoul. Then our first baseman amused himself
by trving to see bow near he could come to the
top of the right field fence and not go over.
The f nn ended, however, by his getting to first
on oaus. crown also got nrst on tolls ana
Gore walked home. Ward made a successful
sacrifice and Tieman scored. Ahitrjy O'Rourke
to left field scored both Connor and Brown.
Then the New Yorks stopped scoring for a time,
so as to let the visitors have a chance.
TIM KEEFE WAS CHEEKED.
"When Keefe stepped into the box there was
a round of applause. He sent the first ball in
a graceful manner toward Sunday and there
was a collision like the rap of a bedslat against
a sugar barrel and the ball dropped safe into
right field. Hanlon got to first on balls, and
after a double steal both men scoied on a hit
bvMaul. Goose eggs were then presented On
either side until the fourth Inning when the
visitors jumped their score up a couple of
runs, one or two hits, as many misplays
and a sacrifice hit. Beckley opened the
inning with a bit, and Maul hit likewise; a
wild pitch moved them both up a base, and a
fumble bv Whitney and a sacrifice by Miller
brought them borne. The visiting pitcher con
tinued wild, bnt his wildness did not prove
cof tlv on account of the sharp work by Miller
and the good steady play by the fielders. In
the seventh inning, however, his wildness was
more disastrous; two bases on balls, three
steals, three hits and an error by Smith rolled
up fire runs. A two-bagger down the left foul
line bv Smith and a single by Sunday In this
same inning gave the visitors a run.
Both sides wound up with runs. Abase on
balls by Hatfield, a steal assisted by a wild
throw of Miller, a wild pitch and a hit by Rich
ardson gave the New Yorks their last run. For
the visitors, hits by Kuebne and Smith, a steal
by the latter and a bit by Sunday netted two
runs. There were about LGOO spectators pres
NXWTOKE. B B F A X
riTTSECRO B B r A X
Gore, m.-.. 2
Tiernan, r.. 1
Connor, 1... 1
Brown, c... 1
Ward, s 0
O'K'rke, I.. 1
Whitney, 3.. 1
Keefe, p.. 1
Hatfield, p . 2
Becklev. 1. . 1
Maul. I- 1
niiier, c... o
Onnlan. 2... o
Kuebne, 3... 1
Smith, s 2
&rumm, p . o
.Totals..".. .U 8 27U 2
nrs ...... ......-t..s w w a u x v
Karacd rnn-lew Yorss, z: rituonrrak
Sacrlflce hits-Ward, MUler, Jtramm.
btolen Dnes-Sialtn,.liOre. lucnarason, mi
ner. 2: O'Kourke. fcunaay, uanipn.
SonUle plavs-bantsu. bmlth and Beckler,
Becklcv and smith, Kuebne. llnnlap and Beck-
lev, Keefe, Hlchardson and Connor.
FirsWse on balls-By Krumm, 10; by Keefe, 1;
HuSckoutByKrumm. 4; by Hatfield, 4.
W lid pitches Hatfield. Kruram.
TimeTwo hoars and 20 minutes.
LOCAL BALL GOSSIP.
Krumm's Good Showing Benm May Sign
. Here To-Dcy.
Alexander Beam, the youngLatrobe pitcher,
has not been signed by the local club yet, but
it is expected that be will sign to-day or Mon
day. He is willing to sign with the Plttsburgs
if he can get his father's consent. Mr. Beam,
Sr., is away from home at present, but may
President Nimick and Secretary Scandrett
were at Latrobe yesterday, but made no suc
cess other than stated ab-.ve. Tbey feel cer
tain, however, that Beam -ill play here. The
patrons of the Latrobe club object strongly to
his leaving there, as they think with Beam they
can win the pennant of the Western Pennsyl
vania League, andthev also think that, if he
leaves, the club wilf become demoralized.
Beam is only 19 years old, and a well-built
During a conversation yesterday President
Nimick said that every possible effort
will be made to secure good new pitchers.
He has been told of Kennedy, of Wbeeline,
and an effort may be made to secure him. Ken
nedy was recommended in this paper a few
days ago. There may be a desire to try a few.
local pitchers, now that Krumm did so well
yesterday. He was beaten, of coarse, but con
sidering it was his maiden effort in tne League
and against the champions, he did very well.
He was working in a Southside mill on Thurs
day. Another story regarding White andRowe
has been given to the world. It is stated that
they intend to come here and each demand one
month's salary, and if it is refused they will re
turn to Buffalo and play there. Probably these
two players are capable of doing some very
foolish things, but it is hardly likely tbey are
so stupid as to do what the above report in
timates. IT TOOK. TEN INNINGS.
The Phillies Defeat the Hoosiers In a Great
Philadelphia, May 17. It took ten innings
to decide to-day's Philadelphia-Indianapolis
game. Both teams played sharply in the field,
Fogarty particularly doing brilliant work, hav
ing seven put-outs and three assists to his
credit. The visitors' stupid base running prac
tically lost them the game. Score:
FUILAD'A. B B P A EIINDIAN'P'S B B P A S
Wood, 1 0
tfojtarty, m. I
Th'son. r... 0
Mulvcy, 3... 0
Clements, c. 0
Farrar, 1.... 1
Hallman, s. 1
Casey, p 1
0 OjScery. 1 0
4 0 HlasscocK,. z
3 0 Hlnes.1 2
Denny, 3.... I
I SalUvan. m. 0
2 ODaliey.c... 0
0 0 McGeac'v, r 0
l B&ssefcu 2. . .. u
I W hltney, p. 0
Totals S 13 3017
Totals 5 10 30 10 2
3 0 0 0
in aiana pons.
Earned runs Phlladelphias, 4: Indianapolis, 3.
xwo-Dase mis ueienanty, r ojrarty.
2, Hallman, Hlnes. Denny, Whitney,
xnrec-oase nix iias6C0CK.
feacrincerhlts Wood, Thompson, Casey,
Doable TilaT Focrartr and Delenantv.
i Irsthase on balls aj V hltney, 3; Casey, S.
Hit by pitched ball beery, Hlnes.
Struck out By Casey. 4; by f hltney, S.
"Wild pitches-Whitney. 2.
Time One hour and 25 minutes.
WALLOPED THE BABIES.
Bostons Touch Up Bakely and Defeat the
Boston, Mass., May 17. The Bostons made
13 runs in the first two innings to-day against
the Clevelands.and interest in the game at once
went below par. After that the home team did
not exert itself, though they made hits in every
Inning but one. The fielding of the Bostons
was perfect. Score:
BOSTON. B B r A X
CLEVELA'D B B r A X
Brown, 1.... 2 2 4
Johnston, m 0 1 1
Kellv, r & c 1 0
Uroutners,l. 3 3 IS
Blchd't'n, 2. 2 2 4
ash, 3 2 2 2
Qulnn. s.... 1 2 1
Bennett, c. 2 1 0
Sowders, p.. 0 0 0
Badb'n, pir 13 0
Stricter. 2. 1 2 1
McAleer, m. 1 0 2
McEean. s.. 1 1 2
Twltchell, 1. 0 0 3
raaiz, l... .v zu
Kadford, r.. O 0 1
1'ebeau, 3.. 0 13
bnyder, c. 114
Bakeley, p.O 0 0
Totals 4 7 27 14
Totals 14 19 2719 0
Bostons 6 7 0 0 0
Clevelands 0 0 0 0 1
0 0 0
arned runs Bostons. 2.
Two-base hits Broutbers, Qulnn,
X asra, DO uer.
Three-base fait Kelly.
Sacrifice hits Johnston, Nash, McKean 2, Bad
lord 2, Bakeley.
Home run ilcKean.
Stolen bases Brown 4, Elchardson 2. Nash.
Bennett, Snyder, Bakeler.
Double plays Qulnn, Elchardson andBronth
ers: McKean. Strieker and Faatz.
1 lrst Dasc on balls Brown 2, Broutbers. Nash,
Bennett 2, btrlcker, JlcAleerS, Paatz, Snyder,
Hit by pitched ball-Snyder.
Struck out Brown, Johnston. Tebean.
Time of game One hoar and SO minutes.
Umpires Fessenden and Curry.
CLOSE AND EXCITING.
The Chicago- Bent the Senators After a
Washington, I). C, May 17. Up to the
eighth Inning the Washington-Chicago game
to-day was close and exciting and well con
tested, the home clnb having a slight advant
age, but in this Inning the visitors pounded the
ball viciouslv, and before tbey were put out
eight runs had been scored, of which six were
WAEH'TON. B B P A K
CHICAGOS. II B P A E
Hoy, m 0
Shock, 1 1
Myers, 2 0
Wise, s 1
.Morrill, L.. 0
Sweeny, 8... 1
Mack, c 1
Ebright, r.. 0
Healy. p.... 0
Ityan. 6 ...
Burns, 3.. .
2 2 0
3 3 0
1 12 0
2 3 3
2 2 5
0 0 0
Totals 4 8 24 7 6
Totals .... U 13 27 16 3
Wasblngtons, 1 100001104
Cblcagos 0 2 0 10 0 0 8 U
Earned runs Cblcavos. 7.
Two-base hits Sweeny, Gumbert. Duffy, Van
Three-base hits Ryan. Farrell, Ffefler, Anson.
Sacrifice hits Wise. Hack, Anson.
btolen bases Hoy, 2; Shock, Wise, .Mack,
rfetfer, Farrell. '
First baseon balls On Krock, 2: off Healy, L
Hit by pitched ball Ebrlcht.
Struck out By Healy, 6; by Krock, 3.
Passed balls-Varreli, 2.
Time Two hours and IS minutes.
Columbus 0 0018041 9
Loulsvllles 0 201010004
Earned runs Columbus, S; Loulsvllles, 3.
Base bits Columbus, 13; Loulsvllles, 3.
Errors Columbus, 2: Loulsvllles, 3.
Pitchers Baldwin and Stratton.
Cincinnati 0 4 10 0 2 16 '14
Baltlmores 0 0001 1030 S
Earned runs Cincinnati, 11; Baltlmores, 3.
Base hlU-Clnclnnatls, 15; Baltlmores, 7.
Errors Clnclnnatls, 1: Baltlmores, 2.
Pitchers Viau and Cunningham.
At St. Louis
St. Louis 3 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 11
Brooklyns 0 000000202
Base hits St. Louis, 19: Brooklyns, 6.
Errors St. Louis, 2: Brooklyns, 1.
Pitchers King andLovett.
v WILL KEEP HIS CLUB.
President Davidson Talks About His Team
rsrXCIAL TXLEOBAK TO TBS SISFATCH.I
Louisville, May 17. Mr. Davidson, of the
Louisville Baseball Club, said this afternoon
that no sale bad yet been made and he thinks
negotiations are off for the present at least.
T found several parties who were raider dis
posed to take hold, bnt they wanted the club
for nothing and I have reached the conclusion
that I might as well lose money one way as
another so I will hold on for a while at least. I
will make a change or two that I think will put
the club in pretty good shape. Some people
are of the opinion we need a new battery, but I
don't think so. Under the existing rules the
mam feature ot pitching is control of the ball
and for this plenty of practice Is required. Ew
Ing's work of yesterday shows that pitchers can
have too much rest. Ewing had not been in
the box since Saturday, yet he pitched yester
day about his worst game of the season. He
was particularly off in his command of the ball.
With two good alternating batteries and a re
serve one, such as is the equipment of tbeLouis
viUe club, I think the battery question "is
"I have about made np my mind to let Kerins
go and Ramsey may also be disposed of, buthls
case is not so near a decision as Kerins. Ram
sey's arm, I think, is just as good as it ever was.
His main fault is his inability to control the
ball. If he can overcome this wildness ho will
NewYorts ' S S S f S
be as good as ever, otherwise-he is worthless as
a pitcher and a ball player."
, Cntcber at Home.
Braddock, May 17. Tommy Quinn, the
popular young catcher of the Baltimore team,
arrived home to-day. He will remain here un
til his hand gets better. He has now the lead
ing record in the Association, having caught in
seven games this season and never Host one
A GOOD GAME PROMISED.
The East End Athletics and Braddocks Meet
There promises to bo an interesting game of
ball at East Liberty Park this afternoon, and
the lovers of the national pastime who cannot
satisfy their appetite for that great game,
while the Plttsburgs are away from home,
should take advantage of the opportunity and
go out and see bow the amateurs do the thing
up. It is a well-known fact in baseball circles
that the stronger clubs in the Allegheny
County League put up nearly as good a game
as the average professional club, and the
players go at the game with so much dash and
vim that thev Tally cover any little shortcom
ings in regard to th eir ability to cope with their
There alwavs ha been the greatest rivalry
between the East End and Braddock In regard
to their ball clubs, ana this year the manage
ment of both clubs have made considerable ef
fort to strengthen their respective teams. The
Athletics have not lost a game this season,
while the Braddocks have only lost one, and
that was to McKeesport when they were in a
crippled condition and did not hare a regular
battery. Since then, howevor, Manager Bair
has secured an excellent battery in Gordon and
Killen, and he promises to make it interesting
for Manager Edwards' pets this afternoon.
The Atblctjcs, however, are on the alert, and
are aware of the streneth of their rivals for
championship honors, and will no doubt put
forth their best efforts before, they will permit
their unbroken record ot this season to be
marred by one defeat. The following is the
make-up of the two nines for this afternoon:
JE E. Athletics. JPositions. Mraddoek Slues.
Schoyer Catcher. Killen
Oliver Pitcher Baker
Laner First base W.Bennett
D. Barr. Second base B. Bennett
Gray Third base Shields
O'DonnelL Sbort-stoc. Clark
Tener Left field. Cooper
Swift Middle field Anderson
W.Barr. Right field. Gordon
Game called at 4 P.M. Umpire, Jones.
tSFECIAL TELXOBAUS TO THE DISPATCH.l
At Buffalo -
Bnfialos 1 030200038
London; 1 10 0 0 2 18 0-iS
Syracuse. .0 00200030 S
Toledos 4 000002006
Rochesters 0 0000002103
Detroits 0 000100113-6
Hamlltons 0 020010003
Torontos 3 008010108
Minefields 2 0 0 0 0
Bprlneflelds. - 0 0 0 0 0
Base Mts-Uansfields, 0: Bprlneflelds, 9.
Errors-uansneias, 5: bprincneias. z.
Batteries Beam and Bird; btalb, Hill and Sten
ril. Umpire Hengie.
Uniontown, May 17. The Western Penn
sylvania League game between th Altoona
and Uniontown clubs was played this after
noon, and resnlted in an easy victory for the
home club by a score of 17 to 4.
The Drummers Won.
Erie, Pa, May 17. The Erie Drummers de
feated the McKeesport club in a good game.
Drnmmers 1 10 13 0 0 0 2-8
McKeesports 3 00001200-4
Kbumsi- did very well yesterday.
It may be Staley and Crane or Welch to-day.
Make Baldwin pitched another winning
Rain prevented the Kansas City-Athletic
Washington will likely object to our get
ting to the bottom of the list.
The East End Athletics and the Braddocks
play at East Liberty Park to-day.
It is reported that Umpire Curry fined Bun
lap $160 at Boston for '-back talk."
O'Neil, the St. Louis outfielder, was hit on
the head by the ball yesterday while at bat and
Gobe has injured his arm by throwing a ball
from the outfield. He may be unable to play
for two or three weeks.
If one of our first-class pitchers had been in
the box yesterday and in good form the Giants
would have been beaten.
Uymorrovf Dispatch bv Mary Qay Humph
rey t, who also talks of the latest fails in flowers.
Olothers, Here's a Chance for You
To economize in buying your girls' dresses.
Two hundred very fine and fashionable im
ported henrietta cloth dresses, truly and
honestly worth G. will be sacrificed at Kauf
xnanns' to-day at $2 98. Five hundred
handsome Hamburg embroidered white
dresses at only 49c Two thousand very
pretty lace caps at only 19c This special
sale is for to-day only, and will take place
in Kaufmanns' cloak department.
For Three Hours.
Between the hours of 8 and 11 this morn
ing, we will sell 90 cases of men's stiff hats,
worth $2 75, at the low price of $1 50; men's
crush hats at 38c P. C. C. C,
Cor. Grant and Diamond sts., opp. the new
A beautiful Windsor scarf will be
given gratis with every purchase of a flan
nel shirt to-day at Kautmanns.
Just received from Anheuser-Bnsch St.
Louis Brewery a large supply of their cele
brated Budweisser beer, in both quarts and
pints. For sale by G. W. Schmidt, 95 and
97 Fifth avenue, city.
A beautiful "Windsor scarf will be
given gratis with every purchase of a flan
nelshirt to-day at Kaufmanns'.
Ladies' Blouse Waists.
Hundreds of them from $1 50 to 55 50
each, in Scotch flannel and surah silk, at
Home & Ward's, 41 Fifth avc
Alt Must Go! Not One Reserved!
The balance of Kaufmanns 'stock of ladies'
beaded wraps, including the very -pretty
Parisian styles, will be closed ont to-day at
two-thirds former prices.
Get the Best.
The demand for Marvin's rye bread grows
larger every day. It is baked by German
bakers, and is the best made in the country.
All grocers keep it. Ttssu
Charming Silk Basques Only $4 98.
Why pay the drygoods stores $8 or $10
when yon can get the same identical goods
for only $4 98 at Kaufmanns' to-day.
We have the newest colors and nobbiest
shapes of gentlemen's hat. -
O. A. Smiley & Co., 28 Fifth avenue.
White and Fancy Vests.
The largest and most stylish assortment in
the city. ' Will Peice,
Hotel Anderson. 47 Sixth st.
Fans Opened To-Dnv.
A large display of choice fans, for nse or
decoration; open and folding fans at all
prices, from 5 cents up. Tremendous as
sortment and low prices.
Jos. Eichbaum & Co., 48 Fifth ave.
Ladles, If Yon Want to Keep Cool
During the hot weather, wear Kaufmanns'
beautiful French flannel blouse waists at
$1 49. Same goods sold elsewhere at $2 50.
Bglbriggan undershirts and drawers at
33c, plain and fancy gents' socks at 9o and
20c, and fine neckwear at 25c, 39c and 60c,
P. C. C. C, cor. Grant and Diamond ats.
upp. uie aew vourt xiouse.
The BoplanakersflaYe Another Good
- Day at Louisville.
SOME HOT -FAVORITES BEATEN.
Hanover Wins a Good Eace at the Brooklyn
A FAMOUS EAOB HOESE DEAD.
Turf and Other
Louisville, Kr., .May 17. With fine
weather there was a good crowd at the races
to-day. The track was dry and excellent.
The feature was the defeat of the favorites
irf the first three races.
First race, selling, $400, all ages, seven fur
longs Starters and odds: Ed. Butts 99 pounds,
Finneganj Neva C 85, V, Jones; Castaway HL 87,
Stevenson, 3 to 1; Probans 99v Britton: Jim
Nave 99, Fox; Charles Reid 100, Ray; Renson
100, Allen; Keevena 101, Barnes; Vanguard 102,
Soden: Red Letter 103, Steppe. 4 to 1; BettleL
103, Thorpe: Finality 105, Hollis: Bonnie King.
103, Elkie; Lizzie L110, Stoval; balance 7 to L
Castaway won, Bettio h second. Finality third.
Second race, Runnymede stakes, 2-year-olds,'
S500 entrance, SLOOO added, three-quarters of a
mile Starters and odds: M,Malloy 103 pounds,
Stoval, 8 to 1; G W 113, Hollis, 12 to 1; Starter
Caldwell 118, Taral, 5 to 1; Avondale 118, Barnes,
5 to 2; Penn P 12L Elkie, even money. With a
fair start GW got off first, Caldwell second,
Penn P third. At the half Avondale bad
drawn to the front, Caldwell holding second
place and Penn P third. In the stretch Avon
dale and Caldwell were racing hard for it. They
came under the wire. Starter Caldwell winning
by a head, Mary Malloy third, four lengths
back. Time, Ida.
Third race, Dephen clothing house handicap,
sweepstake for all ages, one and one-sixteenth
miles Starters and odds: Harry Glenn 100
pounds, Donahne 3 to 6; Maylaps 95, Soden, 12 to
l:Stoney Montgomery 100, Monahan, 4 to 1; Re
cluse 90, Ray, 12 to 1; Early Dawn 95. F. Jones,
5toL Stoney Montgomery won by a length,
Recluse second, two lengths ahead of Glenn.
Fourth race, purse 8400, penalties and allow
ances, one mile Starters and odds: Kate
Malone 91 pounds. Porter, 10 to 1; Chandler 96,
Fox, 10 to 1; Gardner 98, Barnes, 8 to 5; Un
lucky96,Finnegan,4to5. In a rattling finish
with Gardner, Unlucky won by a nose, Kate
Malone third by six lengths. Time, 1:41.
Fifth race. Owners' handicap, sweepstakes
for beaten horses, $400 added, 3-year-olds and
upward, six furlongs Starters and odds: Clay
Stockton 80 pounds, Stevenson, 9 to 1; Prather
87, Freeman, 7 to 1; Robin 9a, Barnes, 2 to 1;
McDowell 97, Fox, 3 to L Clay Stockton won
easily by three lengths. McDowell second.
Robin third. Time, ia
DOWN AT GKAVESEND.
There Was Delisatfnl Weather and Han
over. Won a Race.
New York, May 17, It was delightful
racing weather at Gravesend this afternoon.
The sky waB clear and the air was warm and
pleasant The breezes, however, blew up cool
from the ocean. The track was in most ex
First race, seven-elgbths of a mile Starters:
Hanover, Eollan, Eoleand Guarantee. Hanover
won In 1-.2SH, Guarantee second, Eollan third.
Second race, one mile Starters; Burch, Ball
ston, Bella B, Fltzroy, Now-or-Never, Frank
Ward, Joe Lee. Ballston won in 1:4S& Frank
Ward second, Joe Lee third.
Third race, five-eighths ot a mile Startersi
Ozone. Sir William, Eznstone, John Atwood, May
Queen, St. JamesInsight, Bronze and Bine, On
ward, Blackburn, BayW. St. James won In
l:taii; Blackburn second. Onward third.
Fourth race, one and one-elchth miles Btarters:
Marauder, Inspector B. Tea Tray. Belinda, baling
Dan, Brother Ban. Inspector B won In 1:55;
Belinda second. Marauder third. .
Fifth race, one-hall mile Starters: Benefit.
Elkton, Prince Howard, CllBwood, Tormentor,
Canteen, Harrison, Mr. Pelbam, Unadaga;
Phoebe, Caress, Perversity, Sunnyildes, Welland
filly. Mamie B. Canteeawon in SO seconds; Prince
Howard second, Phoebe third.
Sixth race, Tourmaline won In US, Little Bare
foot second, Bomp third.
A Crnel Operation.
It maybe interesting, in view of the present
crusade against the docking of horses' talis, to
know what th e process Is. Its features are thus
described in an exchange: "A rope is thrown
over the neck of the horse, the end brought be
tween his fore legs and under his hind pasterns.
A sudden jerk draws up his legs, he falls help
less to the floor, and his legs are tied. He is
then secured with twitches, which is twisting a
small rope around the nose, which is very sen
sitive, so as to divert his attention from the
tall. Behind is a furnace, knives, a large pair
of shears and a searing iron. The operator
folds back the hair from the joint to be divided:
the knife rapidly severs the skin, the huge
shears are applied, the horse struggles and the
tall Is off. Then the iron at a white heat is ap
plied, and the bleeding is arrested. The cheers
of the audience and the subduing Influence of
the twitch drown the cry of pain, that is never
brought from the horse except when in great
agony; for this noble animal is one of the few
who endure ordinary pain without a whimper.''
A Noted Horse Dead.
Robert the Devil, the well-known English
race horse and sire, by Bertram, out of Castoff,
died at the Beenham stud farm, England, on
MayL The son of Bertram, which will be re
membered as having suffered defeat in the
Epsom Derby at the hands of Bend Or, in the
same season won the Doncaster St. Leger and
Cesarewitch stakes, in addition toother events,
passing after his racing career Into the posses
sion of Mr. Waring, proprietor of the Beenham
stud, for the sum of 8,000 guineas. Ho started
in stud life at 60 guineas, but last year his sub
scription for. this season was filled at 100
guineas. Though he got some very useful
horses, Chltabob, which did so well last season,
was undoubtedly his best horse.
Crit Davis' Stable.
Crit Davis furnishes his good friend George
A. Singerly, of the Philadelphia .Record; a list
of the horses and colts he has in training at
Harrodsburg, Ky. The following loom up with
fast records or trials: Phil Thompson, 2J6;
Arthur, 2.26K, by Wichita; Lady Wilkes, trial
221K, by George Wilkes; chestnut gelding
Sandifer, trial 228, by Abdallah Messenger;
Pretty Belle, 3-year-old trial 235; bay stallion
Diligent, 2.39, by Dictator: bay Btallion Topic,
by Belmont, can beat 2.30; bay mare Mattie, by
Messenger Chief, is ready to enter the list. The
pacing wing of the Davis battalion is led by the
chestnut gelding Red Davis, 2a The stable
numbers S6 head, besides a few colts partially
J. W. Hague, the fish warden of Allegheny
county, has made another raid on the Illegal
fishers. He discovered three men operating
with Gill nets at Lock No. L Their names are
Charles Rodgers, John Sweeny and William
Shade. The accused had a hearing before
Alderman Cassidy yesterday and were each
fined $25 and costs. In default they were com
mitted SO days to the workhouse.
Fittsbnrgers nt Brooklyn.
Pittsburgers are represented among the
bookmakers at Brooklyn by Messrs. Gasper
and Sawyer, having a stand1 at the Gravesend
track. Word was received here yesterday to
the effect that tbey are doing tolerably well.
So far the season has been one for the
"bookies," but tne backers may expect to have
an inning now.
;' Trotting at Wooster.
WoosTEB, 0 May 17. Local horsemen will
hold races July 3 and 4. Purses aggregating
$4,600 have been guaranteed. The events will
Include a free for all trot and pace, a 2-40 trot,
.30 trot, 2 JO trot, and a mile running race.
The Bicycle Tournament Score.
' CHICAGO, May 17. The score in the six-day
cycling tournament at the end of the fifth day
Is: Prince and Knappe each 685 miles and 4
laps; Reading and Morgan each 85 miles and
3 laps; Shock, 678 miles and 2 laps.
Proctor Knott Is a Sick Horse.
Louisville, May 17. Proctor Knott, the
noted race horse, is ill with something re
sembling lung fever. He is not thought to be
In immediate danger of death.
LAWN tennis belts and sashes.
James H. Atktctt & Co., 100 Fifth ave.
srim ems-ad skz&
Dispatch some of the temptations of watering
The Fifteenth' Warders Starting
Raise That SI. 008.
The Fifteenth ward schoolhouse was well
filled with enterprising citizens of that dis
trict last night. The object was to consider
te gratuitous offer 'irotn Major McKce of
a spring of water in the Fifteenth ward, on
the United States Arsenal property. The
only thing necessary is the Building of a
fountain and the laying of pipe to carry the
refreshing liquid to Thirty-ninth and But
ler streets, in front of the arsenal.
At the meeting Dr. T. E. Evans presided
and James W. Patton was Secretary. The
project, from the interest shown last night,
is bound to go through, and the Fifteenth
warders are suspiciously afraid that the
Seventeenth warders are aiming to secure
the right of the water; therefore the move
ment is quite spirited on the part of the
Two committees were appointed, one of
five to consult with Major McKee and the
contractors in regard to the matter, and the
other to look after the $1,000 subscription
proposed to be raised among the citizens to
defray expenses. On the first committee are
Barney Weldon, Irvin ITeckerman Jr., J.
F. Shaffer, John L. Mills and Thomas May
bury. The Subscription Committee has 15
members, with the privilege of increasing
the number. It follows:
A. H. Leslie. Esq., Samuel F. Patterson,
James Ford, George Garrison. James Vogle,
Jr., J. W. Hubbard. WUliam Barton, E. liar
tin, John Hare. W. F. Shak, H. Frecker, James
W. Patton, L Neckerman, Sr., V7. H. Porter
and Thomas Maybury.
There were motions and motions made;
but no final action was taken further than
the committees being appointed, and an
other general rdeetine was set. to be held
next Tuesday evening in the same school
building at 8 o'clock, with the hope of a
AEEANGING FOR 1IEM0EIA1 DAI.
An Important Meeting of Allegheny G. A. R.
Posts Last Night.
The joint committee of the three G. A. K.
Posts of Allegheny met in City Hall last
night for the purpose of making arrange
ments for the celebration of Memorial Day.
An assessment of $25 was levied on each
post to nteet all preliminary expenses. Per
mission was granted Post 162 to invite the
Association of ex-Prisoners of War to turn
out with them on that day. The Sons of
Veterans reported that the two Allegheny
camps wonld turn out on that day.
A letter was read from Colonel N. M.
Smith, of the Eighteenth Regiment, stating
that owing to the fact that his regiment
would be in the midst of the semi-annual
inspection, it would be impossible for them
to accept tne invitation to act as escort to
the p rade on that day. ,
Rev. T. J. Leak, of the North avenue M.
E. Church, sent a letter stating that he
would be glad to have the three posts visit his
church on the evening of the 26th instant,
when he will preach a memorial sermon.
It was decided to invite Private Dalzell
to deliver the oration on 'Memorial Day and
Rev. Cowl will also speak. A motion was
adopted that the parade will move at 8 a.
m. sharp. It was also decided to purchasea
flag for TJniondale Cemetery, to be used
For Western Penn
sylvania, fair Satur
day, with southerlv
winds, followed Sat
urday night by cooler
and showers. Ffir
West Virginia, fair,
southerly winds, sta
PmSBUBO, May 17. 18S9.
The United States Signal Service officer in
this city xumisnes the following.
8.-00 A. If 74
12.-00A. M .' 83
1:00 P. M
2:00 p. jr 87
50 P. M
Mcantejnp.. ....., 81
Maitmum ipmn 89
Minimum temp..... 63
RanirA !. M
8.00 P. M 82
. Elver at, s r. v., 5.2 lt
rSEXCIAL TXLXQBAKS TO THE DISPATCH.!
TVabken Elver 8-10 of a foot and falling.
Weather clear and warm.
Moboantowx River 6 feet and stationary.
Weather clear. Thermometer 89 at 4 p. m.
Brownsville River 6 feet and Jailing.
Weather clear. Thermometer 84 at 0 p. K.
WT.T. 1SV17 returns to reportorial methods
HM.1111 is 1 Jj for a change and gathers a
number of bright personals, which will be pub
lished n to-morrows Dispatch.
One box of these pills will save many dollars in
doctors' bills. They are specially prepared
as a -
and supplies a want long felt. They remove
unhealthy accumulations from the body, with
out nausea or griping. Adapted to young and
old. Price, 25c
A CURE GUARANTEED,
Health, energy and strength secured by using
Amoranda Wafers. These wafers are a guar
anteed specific and the only reliable and safe
remedy for the permanent cure of impotency,
no matter how long standing, nervoas neural
gia, headache, nervous prostration caused by
the use of alcohol or tobacco, sleeplessness,
mental depression, softening of the Drain, re
sulting In Insanity and leading to misery, decay
and death, premature old age, barrenness,
spermatorrhea, harrassing dreams, premature
decay of vital power, caused by oyer exertion
of the brain, self-abuse or over indulgence. 75
cents per box, or six boxes tor S4, sent by mail
prepaid on receipt of price. Six boxes is the
complete treatment, and with every purchase
of six boxes at one time we will give a
WRITTEN GUARANTEE TO
If the wafers do not benefit or effect a perma
nent cure. Prepared only by the BOSTON
MEDICAL INSTITUTE. For sale only by
JOSEPH FLEMING 4 SON,
412Market street. Pittsburg, Pa., P. O. Box 87,
to whom all communications should bo ad
wiih boiling water or milk,
- - NO COOKING REQUIRED!
Pro B. OQDBN DOREMTJS
(BellevueHospItal Medical College)writes:
"No choicer, purer or better
cocoa can? be made."
Sold by George VC Stevenson & Co., and all
leading gTocers and druggists at Jlper lb. tin
66c pernio, tire
We do apt wish to be misunderstood,
when we announce he- fact that we carry
the largest and handsomest line of Suits
and Wraps in"Western JPennsylvania.
We not only import, but have manufac
tured for us in large quantities, the best
goods which our American manufacturers
make. Further than this, we manufacture
for ourselves homemade garments which, it
is impossible for us to buy, among which
are a choice line of Wash Dress Fabrics
made so as to fit and wear well and not rip
when washed. Ourselves as well as our'
customers have been disgusted with Eastern
made goods of this character which DO all
the disagrcable things we warrant ours
NOT TO DO.
Don't fail to notice our Gingham, Satine,
and Challis Suits; they possess all the at
tributes of well-made stylish garments from
which all undesirable points are eliminated.
We make-everything a lady needs from a
plain White Wrapper, up to an elaborate
Silk with a little, color in it.
Note our Silk' Suits, plain, colored, or
combination with Moire, ranging from 213
to 515. Blacks plain in Gros Grain, Surahs,
Bhadames and Moire and combinations
with white from $15 to $85.
In stuffs we range from $5 to $50, includ
ing Fine French Woolens with border?,
combined with Silks and Telvets, also
Plaids, Stripes, Checks and designs a la
Francaise. The Accordion Skirt3 and Di
rectoire are prime favorites. Our Lustres
are in all colors from Pink to Black.
The Ladies' Tea Gowns in elegant and
elaborate designs form a very desirable
array of novelties. Black Lace and Fish
Net dresses most handsomely trimmed with
Moire Ribbon, while -the Surahs and Injdias
CAMPBELL & DICK,
Freemasons, Hall, Fifth Avenue.
A NEW DEPARTURE.'
Said TJnpIfe Sam r " I will be wise
And thus the Indian civilize:
Instead of guns that kill a mile,
Tobacco, lead and liquor vile,
Instead of serving out a meal.
Or sending Agents out to steal,
I'll give, domestic arts to teach,
A cake of ' Ivory Soap to each.
Beforeit flies the guilty stain,
A WORD OF WARNING.
There are many white soaps, each represented to be "just as good as the Mvorj11
they ARE NOT, but like all counterfeits, lack the peculiar and remarkable qualities
of the genuine. Ask for "Ivory" Soap and insist upon getting it.
fVinvrVM 1SSS bv Prrvter & GamMp.
NEW FLOWERS, Pf RIBBONS, NEW SASHES, 25e UP.
New Nettings and Laces. Full line of Children's School Hats. New
styles of Infants' Caps and Fauntleroy Hats, at lowest prices in the
city, in our Big Millinery Department
Seem to have secured a hold upon public favor. We have them for
Ladies, Misses and Boys. Look at the fine French Cashmere Blause at f
$i 38, worth $2 25. Fine Silk Striped, at $2 00, $2 25, $2 50, etc, up,'
to the finest -
New styles of Smocked and Braided Jerseys and Jersey Blouses
for Ladies, Misses and Children, at
Beautiful line of" new Parasols, La Tosca handles, silver and gold
caps and hooks, from $1 to io every one a bargain. More new styles
of Silk Umbrellas just opened. Over 500 different handles just opened.
The low prices will astonish you. We do not boast We simply tell the
truth. In our
C3-e3L-bs' HT-ui rn i s"h -i n g Dep't
We offer unusual bargains in Balbriggan, .Gauze and Fancy Striped
French Underwear, 75c to $4. 00 a suit . A lot of French Percale
Shirts at $1 00, worth $1 75. Everything new in Summer Neckwear for
Gentlemen and Ladies.
.Special novelties in Ladies' Directoire Chemisettes-, Ruffling3,
Sashes, etc Also the new Linen Collars, with reinforced bands, for
510 TO 514 MARKET STAND 27 FIFTH AVE.
1 and novelties in French Satia are the de-
ugnt oi ail who see tnem.
What we can do for Misses and Children
is expressed in the fact that our stock con
tains an elegant line of "the sa-mo materials
as for ladies, and that we giverpaxtieular at
tention to clothing the younger folks fust
as fashionably and elegantly as their
elders. The White Suits in the jnvenila
department comprise an extensive variety,
properly speaking, the largest in the city;
they run from. 51 50 to $20 00.
In fancy Brussels Net and Cream Colored
Surahs we cannot be outdone; they range
from $6 to $17.
WBAP TALK Six hundred Black and
Colored Jackets, latest and most popular
styles, from $1 50 to $20.
Stockinettes, Brsadcloths, Corkscrew,
Whip Cords and Wide Wales.
Ladies Kaglans, Ulsters and Connemarasjs
just the things for travelers, in Stripes, " i
Plaids, Grays, Blues, Greens, Drabs andr-
.ancy combination stripes cost from $5 to
$18. Long Lace and Silk Wraps for olT
ladies. Beaded Wraps, the $8 kind, for
$2 75. and a host of other things; in fact,
we keep everything worth having, includ
ing Jersey, Blouse and Flannel Waists.
Children's Wraps possess all the mani
fold good features of the older kinds, in
cluding Jackets, Gretchens, Ulsters, New
markets and Connemaras.
The People's Store stands at the head in
this department of female attire, leading in
Styles, Materials, Fits and other attributes,
so dear to woman's heart, especially the low
prices, which are convincing the publio
more and more of its hold on the popular,
The grease and dirt no more rental
'Twill change their nature day by da
And wash their darkest blots away. ';
They'll turn their bows to fishing-rods
And bury hatchets under sods,
In wisdom and in worth increase,
And ever smoke the pipe of peace;
For ignorance can never cope 7
"With such a foe as IVORY SOAP- '
Of our new Hat, the "SUCCESS," woull
be phenomenal were the Hat not so stylish
and becoming. Talking about Millinery
pre you aware that we keep not only tho;
LARGEST STOCK OF HATS AND
BONNETS and Millinery Goods is gener
al, but are also doing the largest business.ia
this line, without exception, in the two
cities. One visit will prove our assertion.
prices that cannot fail to please.
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