Newspaper Page Text
r Jk y tr
THE"- PITTSBUKG- DISPATCH," THTJRSDATSEPTEkBER" ; -'is, '" ' 188&
Secretary Scandrett Talks
About the Local Team.
MOERIS MAY BE RELEASED.
New and Good Pitchers to Be Secnred
at Any Cost.
NEW BROTHERHOOD CRITICISED.
Ton Der Ahe Will be Compelled to Pay His
GENERAL BASEBALL NEWS OF THE DAI
Secretary Scandrett. of the local ball
club, talked significantly yesterday about
chances to be made in the team. Morris
maybe released at once. Mr. Scandrett
also criticised the new brotherhood scheme.
President Wikoff states that Ton der Ahe
must pay 53,000 fine for his Brooklyn fun.
Eain stopped all the ball games.
Secretary Scandrett stated definitely yes
terday afternoon that some very important
changes will be made in the local ball
team at the close of the season, if not before
it The Secretary and directors have now
become thoroughly convinced that the
pitching power of the team is not much bet
ter than worthless. He talked very point
edly on the matter and said:
"Just before the season opened every base
ball authority in the country declared that
Pittsburg had the best pitching force in the
country. We all seriously believed this, but
we were sadly disappointed before the first
week of the season had passed by. After ono
or two games we only had one pitcher that we
could rely on, and the team has not been much
better than that during the whole season. I
don't think that the team has been in its best
condition for more than ten games during the
entire season. Of course 1 do not blame any
one in particular lor this, but it has been very
unfortunate and costly.
SOME BIG CHANGES.
"It means that we'll make some big changes
when tbe season is over. It would seem useless
to begin with the changes now."
"How about Moms?" was asked.
"Well, Ed's wort has fallen considerably be
low expectation and I don 't see that he is
at present worth anything to the club. I don't
want to commit myself on any feature of the
matter to-day, and therefore, I am not in a po
sition to talk about whether or not he will be
released when the club comes borne. We can
not make any money this season and I will be
content to quit even."
A call was made on I resident Nimick but ho
was too busy to talk about baseball affairs. It
was stated on good authority, ho ever, that
Morris is to be released w hen the club returns
from the East. The gentleman who made this
statement said: "Morris will be released un
conditionally if no club makes an offer for
him. It is likely, however, that if none of tbe
clubs in the big organizations want him some
of the minor leagues may be disposed to offer
a price for him. At any rate it is safe to say that
HE WILL BE BELEASED.
He has been a very disappointing man this
season, and the general opinion is that his good
pitching days are over.
President Nimick is inclined to give Alexan
der Jones, tbe Homestead left-handed pitcher,
a trial. A conference between tbe player and
President was arranged for yesterday after
noon, but if it took place Mr. "imick declined
to say so. Neither would the officials say
whether or not Jones was to be sent on to
Washington. It is, however, very probable
that Jones will he giTen a try, and if he does
anything like good work he will be reserved for
next season. It may be remarked, however,
that the local club has not given much en
couragement to young pitchers lately. Lots of
them have been signed, but after making one
or two poor displays have been cast adrift
again. Few have been kept long enough to
test them thoroughly. It is also a fact that,
while the local club has been experimenting at
a costly rate with cheap youngsters, other clubs
have come to Pittsburg and secured at reason
able prices such excellent pitchers as&umbert,
Tener and Baldwin.
IX MIGHT HAVE BEES.
It these three borne men were now in tbe
local team what a power the; would be. The
local officials stated that a big price was paid
for Sowders, and he has yet to prove that he is
a success. If matters had been rightly
managed any or all of tbe three local pitchers
named could have been secured for nothing,
and any one of them is pitching considerably
better ball than Sowders.
After talking about the affairs of the local
club Secretary Scandrett expressed himself on
the new Brotherhood scheme, as proposed by
Mr. Johnson, of Cleveland, and John M. Ward.
The Secretary said: "I never heard ot such a
foolish thing in my life. Why, such a scheme
is almost impossible. For instance, if tho
players have to divide the receipts how will
they ever agree. Buck Ewing would want con
siderably more than a catcher like Fields, and
the latter would want just as much as any
body. Who would decide the argument?
Johnny Ward would also want more than lots
of other good men and they would want just
as much as him.
THEY COULDN'T AGKEE.
They would never agree, simply because the
men now receiving big salaries would want the
same advantage in the new organization. Bat
the people talking about organizing new clubs
have no idea what the cost of a club is. It
takes $80,000 a year to run the Pittsburg club
and who would put up that amount of money
to place a second club in this city. I ventut c to
say that 30.000 could not be obtained, and that
snm would be much too small. The fact is that
no new organization could pay the salaries that
such men as Dunlap, Ewing, Keefe, Clarkson
and Ward are receiving. I look upon the
scheme as Utopian, and I am surprised that
people can entertain any serious notions in
favor of it. To put it into operation would re
quire men in every city selected to have as
much money to put up as the Johnson Bros, are
alleged to have."
POOR VON DEU AHE.
President Wvkcff Sara He Mast Par the
S3, OOO Flue.
NewYoek, September 1L There was no
game of ball at Washington Park to-day be
cause of the rain. President Byrne Informed
Mr. Von der Ahe by telegraph at 1 o'clock this
morning, thus saving the St. Louis club a net
journey to Brooklyn. The Browns will leave
the city to-night for Philadelphia.
So far the St. Louis club is getting the worst
of the recent squabble. Tbe following letter
was received by President Byrue to-day, which
is a duplicate of a similar document sent to
every club in the American Association:
DEAK gin Havlnc been noilBed by tbe official
umpire that the fat. Louts Baseball Club reluses to
finish a duly scheduled came of baseball at Brook
lyn. . V., onbeptemberi, 1849, and aUorelused
or tailed to appear and play a duly scheduled
frame of ball tn Septembers, at ltldccwood, .
V., and that said caines were by htm declared
forfeited. In accordance wltb rule 20, sections 1
.nil 2. of the lolnt nlavlnir rules. Ton are hepfhx-
notified of the imposition of a fine of (1.500 In each
case, as provided for by section 7S of the constitu
tion or tbe American Association. 1 ou will re
tain all percentage of receipts due said St. Louis
cluo Tor playing any scheduled tames with your
club, and report the amount so retained to me by
telegraph at the close or each frame.
(Slfmed) Whzelkb C TVixoff,
president American Association BasebaU Clubs.
KERINS DENIES IT.
He Repudiates tbe SsioryThnt a Brooklyn
Flayer Approached Him.
ISFECIAt. TILEGBAM TO THZ DISPATCB.1
Baltimore, September 1L Ex-Umpire Ke
rins is very indignant because of the statement
that he had been approached by a Brooklyn
player to throw games against the St. Louts
club. He pronounces tbe story a fabrication
from beginning to end, and avers his readiness
to appear before the American Association at
its meeting next Saturday and testify as to the
facts in the case.
His storv is that while umpiring one of tbe
St. Louis-Brooklyn games in St. Lonis. Charley
O'Brien, of the Brooklyns, incidentally re
marked that he would willingly give $100 out of
his pocket if his club -would defeat St. Louis.
It was after this, while illustrating O'Brien's
earnestness and desire to defeat the Browns,
that Kerins repeated this remark to Comisky,
never thinking that the latter would put upon
it the construction that a bribe had been
offered. Kerins feels very bitter against Co
misky, whom he blames for spreading tbe
Mansfield, 0-. September 1L Mansfield's
wretched fielding lost tho game to-day. Score:
Mansflelds 1 00002200 6
Columbus 1 0510010 8
Base hits-Mansflelds, It: Columbus, 8.
Errors-Msnsflelds, 7: Columbus, 2.
At Kev Castle Scottdale easily defeated
New Castle here to-day by tho score of 15 to 6-
Base hlts-Scottdales, 14; New Castles, 8.
Errors-Scottdales, 6; Hew Castles, 7.
SprlnefleWs 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Hamlltons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Base hits SpringCelds. 7: Hamlltons, 3.
Errors-Sprlngfields, 1; Hamlltons, 5.
Ensv for acoiidalc.
rBPECIAl. TELEGBAM TO THE DISPATCH.
New Castle, Pa., September 11. The
Scottdales, champions of Western Pennsylra
nia, easily defeated the home team to-day by a
score of 15 to 5. Leaman and Cargo did excel
lent battery work. 4Vhat hits tbe Nocks made
were kept well scattered. Tho features of the
game were the batting of Hinehart, Cargo and
Garvin and the base running of the Scottdales.
Hinehart accepted 11 chances at second with
out an error. Menafee put up a fine game at
short, and also Garvin. The same team play
to-morrow. Following is the score:
Socks 0 0020200 15
Scottdales., 0 116 4 2 10 -15
Base hlts-Scottdales, 14: Nocks, 8.
Two-base hits Garvin, Power, Cargo and Eine
hart. Three-base hit Hinehart.
btolen bases Carpro, 2; Boyd, 2; Moore, 2; Mena
fee. Bancroft. Garvlu.
Double plays-Jienaiee, Kinenan anu uoya
Bancroft and F. If o.
Bases on balls-fccottdales. 2: Nocks, 2.
Hit bv pitcher Boyd, Moore.
Tassed balls Welsh, 2.
InternationnI League Games.
SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.
Torontos 0 100010002
Buffalo 1 00100 1003
Londons 1 13 0 2 111 0-10
Hamlltons 1 19 0 3 0 0 1 0-15
Toledos 4 002021008
Syracuses 0 0220000 16
Detrolts 2 13 12 0 09
Bochesters 3 0 0 0 0 0 03
National Leaotjk Pittsburgs at Wash
ington: Chicagos at New York; Clevelands at
Boston; Indianapolis at Philadelphia.
American association Cincinnatis at
Columbus; Louisvillcs at Brooklyn; St. Louis at
Philadelphia; Kansas Citys at Baltimore.
International League Syracuse at
Toledo; Rocbesters at Detroit; Buffalo at
Toronto; London at Hamilton.
Oar Boys Matched Again.
The managers of the C. P. Mayers and the
Onr Boys met at this office yesterday and
agreed for their respective teams to play a
match ball game for J25 a side and to divide the
receipts. The game is to take place at Bridge
ville it the grounds are satisfactory to the Our
Boys. The Mayers left a deposit of S10 which
will be covered by the Our Boys manager to
day if the grounds are snitable.
Rnlo Slopped Tbem All.
Bain prevented all the League and Associa
tion ball games yesterday. The postponed
games will have to be played West, as the
Western teams would leave their quarters of
yesterday for other cities, where each team will
wind up its Eastern engagements for the year.
Won. Lost.Ct. Won. Lost.Ct.
Bostons 63 38 .61l!G'levelinds...53 SO .46
New Vorks...CS 40 .630.' Indianapolis 60 63 .485
PhiIadelohlas53 51 .532,llttsbures. ..49 65 .126
Chicagos S3 56 .509,Vasbingtons33 63 .353
Won.I.ost.Ct. Won. Lost.Ct.
Brooklrns 77 37 .675lClncinn-tls...61 64 .530
St. Louts .72 41 .637!KansasCltys..43 67 .418
Balt!mores....b4 47 .577 Columbus. ....43 70 .407
Athletics 63 47 .573;LoulEViiles....24 SI .208
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT.
Programme ot the Events To-Day and for
Following are the drawings for to-day's con
tests at the great local tennis tournament at
Messrs. Osborne and Way against Messrs. Christy
Messrs. Painter and Baur against Messrs. Coster
Messrs. R. K. Reed and Moorehead against
Messrs. Porter andchllds.
Messrs. Buch and Whelan against Messrs. Kelly
Mr. John Porter, Sewickley, against Mr. Star
ling Childs, Pittsburg.
Mr. E. V. Paul, Pittsburg, against Mr. K. P.
Sir. Thomas Ewing. Pittsburg, against Mr.
George Whelan, Altooni.
Mr. M. K. Coster, Pittsbnrg, against Mr. B.
T. Relneman. Kisklmlnetas.
Mr. C. A. Bngh, Altoona, against Mr. W. D.
Mr. C. Marshall, Pittsburg, against Mr. W. H.
Mr. K. R. Heed, Pittsburg, against Mr. Marshall
Mr. Balrd Beed, Pittsburg, against Mr, W. A.
Mr. A W. Tr'edwell, Pltssburg, against Mr. F.
X. Hair, Pittsburg.
Mr. C. A. Woods, Sewlctley, against Mr. K. G.
Mr. s. w B. Moorehead. Pittsburg, against Mr.
H. C. Koerr. Oil City.
Mr. P. V. Lansdale, Pittsburg, against Mr. U.
A. Painter. Allegheny.
The doubles will be played to-day and the
singles to-morrow. The courts are all in good
condition. Refreshments will be served on tbe
grounds. Joseph Home & Co. have presented
a handsome smoking jacket for a consolation
A "TARRANT FOR KILLEN.
Bondsmen of tbe Fighter Aft aid He Will
San Francisco, September 1L A bench
warrant was issued late this afternoon for the
arrest of Pat Killen, who is matched to fight
JoeMcAuliffe at the Golden Gate Athletic
Club's rooms to-night. The warrant was issued
at the instance of Kllleus bondsmen, who made
themselves responsible for his appearance be
fore court at the time he was convicted of en
gaging in a sparring contest here several weeks
The bondsmen claim they have received inti
mation that Killen intends to leave the State
after his battle to-night. It is said the warrant
will be served at the club rooms this evening,
and unless Killen can furnish $200 bail, be will
be taken into custody, and the match with Mc
Auliffe will not come off. It is believed, bow
ever, that if the warrant is served, Killen's
friends will come to his rescue.
Tbe Entries nt Shecpsbead Bay.
New YoitK, September 1L Sheepshead Bay
entries for to-morron :
First race, seven furlongs Vllante, Mamie,
Fonso. Manola, Lady Palslfer 107 poundsieach.
Cartoon 115, Cracksman 115, Cassius 110, Madstone
Second race, one and one-eighth miles Badge
Impounds, Benedictine 108. fan lft 108, Xiacara
IDS. Lela May 103, Oarsman 98.
Third race, one mlleLIttle Mlnch 113 pounds,
Kaloolah 1C4. Castaway II 103, lirave HE, Marcbraa
97, Hindnocraft 109, Catalpa 107, Bess 107, Banflag
83, Reporter 106, Badtrc 115.
Fourth race. Great Eastern stakes, three
quarters of a mile Little Ella 97 pounds, Elkton
97. Mtddlestone 98, Elmstonc 98, Chaos 119, Ban
quet 112, Civil Service 112. Penn P 112, Flora Ban.
Masterlode, Rosette, BB Mlhon 90 each. Tournament
S3. Successor 96, King Hazen 100, Ballet colt 100,
English Lady 100, Magnate 116, Amazon 102, Jersey
Pat 104, Starlight 105. Sinola 1(6, Onoway 118,
Aondale 114, Cameo 103, Lord Dalmney 108,
Reclare 124. Kupcrta 117, King Thomas 106. Little
Ktla, Mtddlestone, Stnola, Rosette and Kuperta
are doubtful starters.
Fifth race, seven-eighths of a mile Maid of Or
leans 1C5 pounds, oung Duke 118, Freedom,
John Jay S. fclierwood. Prodigal 92 each: Mamie
Fonso, Royal Carter, Oarsman 108 each, Tattler,
Battersby, Berths, Bonanza 112 each, Marshall
Luke 106, Berlin 104, Gregory 61, Letretla I0L
Ballyhoo 83. Prince Edward 100, Mary T 95, Vivid
So, Tanafly 102. Lizzie 83, Weighty 88, Dilemma 88,
Raymond 90, Mala 93.
Sixth race, one and three-eighths miles on turf
Spokane, Larchmont. Elgin, Bellnood. .West
moreland, Eleve H2 pounds each, Wilfred 122, Lo
tion 162, Burnside 102.
They Fancy Ilogan.
Tommy Hogan. tbe local feather-weight,
has been taken in charge by some New York
sporting men. They visited this city yesterday
and saw him tried and at once agreed to keep
bim, with the object of matching him against
an Eastern feather-weight. Hogan is a plucky
little fellow and has defeated both Ward and
Kennard. tbe prominent little pugilists of
Harry Aldes, formerly of this city,
can now be found at "W. H. Holmes &
Son's Chicago House, No. 254 South Clark
street 120 "Water street,
264 Soath Clark St., 158 first avenne,
TTSSn Chicago. Pittsbnrg.
The Genial St.1 John Arrives to See
the Big Sacd
HE IS CONFIDENT OP YICTOEY.
An Excellent Flan to Organize All the Pro
GRAND CIECDIT EACES AT ALBANY.
A Pittsbnrg Pugilist Goes to New Tori to Fiffht an
John A, St. John, the backer ot Gaudaur, 1
arrived in the city last evening. He said
many interesting things abont the race and
other aquatic events. Bain interfered with
the grand circnit races at Albany, and Ed
Annan won the pace. Some New York
sporting men have taken a local pugilist to
New York to match him to fight.
John A. St. John, the backer of Gaudaur
for to-morrow's boat race, arrived in the
city last evening from St. Louis. The
popular and plucky patron of aqnatic
sports never looked better and was in the
most cheerful mood. He comes here full of
confidence relative to Gaudaur's victory to
morrow. He talked quite freely and inter
estingly about tbe race, and about rowing gen
erally. Regarding to-morrow's ra ce, he said:
"Of course I think Gandanr will win, and I
have good reasons for thinking so. Teemer
must have Improved a minute in three miles to
beat Gaudaur. I had the latter row two trials
for me before he left St. Louis, and he showed
a remarkable improvement. In one instance
he rowed a mile, and for Tialf that distance he
rowed at the rate of 36 per minute, and be
finished the mile at 34. I am confident that be
will show tbe public some speed on Friday. I
say this because we are not betting a dollar on
the race. I don't want to bet, and if Gandaur
wins he gets the $1,000. lam anxious that the
race be a fair one, and that nobody outsiders
Interfere with the rowers. I am also sorry to
hear that Teemer is not likely to get his new
boar. I would, indeed, like to see him get
everything that will enable him to row his very
best, so that, if he is beaten, he will have no
excuse. I think
GAUDAUR CA1T BEAT HOI.
"Indeed, I have always inclined to the belief
that Teemer has been a slightly overrated
man. I say this in no disrespect to Teemer, but
I merely express my opinion as a reason why I
deom Gaudaur a better rower than he is. Peo
ple should not at all feel sore at Teemer be
cause be was beaten by O'Connor. I lost money
on Teemer that day, and I was convinced that
be was beaten fairly. Friday's race is for
blood, and I think we'll win it. At any rate
Gaudaar will make a tremendous effort to
Referring to the Searle-O'Connor race, Mr.
St. John said; "It seems to me tbat O'Connor
was beaten on his merits. Searle, no doubt, is
a great sculler, but I am prepared to match
Gaudaur against him on American waters,
whether we win Friday's race or not A party
of gentlemen in St. Louis, in consequence of
my efforts to popularize professional sculling,
have informed me tbat they will join me in
raising a stake for Gaudaur to row Searle. If
this is done our loss will be small, even though
Gaudaur is beaten. I do not attach much im
portance to a victory or deleat on the Thames.
Certainly not as much as I do to victory or de
feat here. At any rate we are ready to tackle
Searle if be Cumes here. When Hanlan was
returning from Australia he visited me at St.
Louis, and he stated that Searle was undoubt
edly the most wondcrf nl rower that ever got in
a boat. 'I replied to him to tbe effect tbat if
that was so for him to back Searle forme at
HANLAN CHANGED HIS MIND.
"When Hanlan got home,however,and heard
O'Connor's friends talk, he wrote me to the
effect that he was not so sure about Searle be
ing able to beat O'Connor, and later still Han
lan definitely predicted tbat O'Connor jWould
win. However, we can find a man for Searle."
Mr. St. John is engaged in organizing a pro
fessional rowing association that, if founded
on the principles suggestedby "him,- will prob
ably elevate that good and exciting sport to its
former and honorable level. His plan in brief
is to have all the leading professional rowers
in America join tbe organization, and hold a
series ot regattas every year. He said: "For
instance, if we had 12 of the best rowers in the
country we could have 12 starters in the single
sculls; six in tbe doubles or pairs, and three in
the fours. My idea is to make the distance
lor the singles a quarter of a mile, and every
contestant to wear brilliant colors, and that
his boat and sculls be tbe same color as his
costume. This would make an imposing sight
and an exciting race, because of tbe short dis
tance. If 12 men started in a race like tbat, all
in one heat, who could pick the winner T
IT WOULD ELEVATE ROWING.
The distance for the doubles would be a
quarter of a mile and return, and for the fours
a half mile and return. Regattas of this kind
would keep the professionals much better than
they are being kept now. Besides the associa
tion would demand honest racing in all re
spects, and if any member was discovered act
ing crooked, he would be expelled and not an
other member would be allowed to row against
bim under any circumstances. I have written
all the leading rowers on the matter and they
are willing to pay an initiation fee at once, and
attend a meeting to have tbe organization per
fected. I think it will be a go. I have
the bye-laws and constitution ready to
submit to a meeting. Of course Fred
Plaisted would have to be a member.
Fred made me laugh the other day by a letter
be had sent me relative to a regatta they are
arranging at Portland. He says the course is
in front of numerous residences and some of
the occupants are subscribing to the regatta
ard some are not. Here's how he figures it:
Brown is a good man and he gives $25: bis
neighbor, Jones, gives nothing. Further down
Smith gives J15 and still further down Robin
son gives nothing. At the end Clark gives $50.
Now when the rowers pass tbe $25 door they
row well and slack off in front the 'nothing'
residence. They put on a little steam in front
ot the $15 man's house and float past tbe next
mean and at tho $50 point they make a grand
rally. Plaisted is still Plaisted."
O'Connor Tttlka About His Defeat He
Ready for Tcemer.
Loudon, September 1L Talk about the big
boat race is still going on. Tbe Kanueks are a
depressed crowd, and tbe Australians are not
O'Connor says that before tbe first mile was
rowed bo felt that he was not at his best. The
mishap to his right scull he blamed qn the
choppy water, but his defeat he laid to over
training. His arms seemed to have lost their
power. He is a temperate man, and even while
doing nothing does not take on much flesh. He
was trained just as hard as if ho had been fat,
inead of in fair condition. Before he went
into training he weighed only 162 pounds,
h hereas he ought to have weighed at feast 1G7
pounds. He was too light several days before
the day of tbe race, and had reached such a
stage that be could not take on flesh even
while cutting down his work. O'Connor, when
it was suggested to him that be would have
Teemer and his old rivals to conquer again,,
said, "I can do that easily enough."
Joseph Kogers, wno DacKea uuonnor, taKes
the defeat of his man quietly. He admits that
Searle was the faster man of the pair.
Searle took up a collection for the defeated
TO-MORROWS BOAT RACE.
All Arrangements Made for the Big Event
iUoney for Gnadnur.
Public Interest in to-morrow's boat race be
tween Gaudaur and Teemer is exceedingly
great. Yesterday a prominent sporting man
tried to charter a yacht so that himself and
friends could accompany the race, but the
yachts were all engaged already. There will
be a good supply of steamers, however. Cap
tain Clark alone will have the Twilight and a
barge that will accommodate 1,000 people.
Other boats will leave tbe McKeesport wharf.
The race will be rowed promptly between
430 and 5 P. M. without fail, unless rough water
causes a postponement, and that will hardly
occur. The men both claim to be in the con
dition they desired to be.
It is expected that about 5.000 mill men will
make Friday the short working day of tbe
week in order to seethe race. But few persons
will be allowed in the referee's quarters on the
referee boat and they will be representatives
of tbe press, tbe reason being tbat a crowd of
20 or even less occupying the referee's quarters
would Interfere too much to permit that
gentleman from fulfilling his duty to the best
of his ability or as is required.
In local betting circles last evening Gaudaur
seemed to be most fancied. One gentleman
called at this office last evening, making
Inquiries for Teemer's money.
Wet Wentber Keeps tbe Crowds at Home
and Horses Fail to Show Dp An In
teresting Facing Rnce Ed
Avnnn Wins it Easily.
ICFECIAL TELEGRAM TO TUB DISPATCH.!
Albant. September 11. Everything seemed
opposed to, the continuation of the Grand Cir
cuit meeting at Island Park this afternoon.
About 11 o'clock this forenoon rain fell, and up
to 2 o'clock it looked as if the races would hare
to be postponed. Then it cleared up, and as
tho course was not injured by the wetting
there was no more trouble on tbe score of
weather. The people were wanting, however,
aud it was a modest sized crowd that assem
bled. Then the fields of starters were mate
rially reduced, all but Aline declaring out in
the 233 trot, so that this event had to be struck
off the programme. This placed the whole
burden of furnishing amusement on tho pacers,
and as it turned out the field of four were
equal to occupying the entire afternoon, six
heats being necessary to a final decision. It
was by no means a flrst-class contest, though,
for the favorite, Ed Annan, let the other three
light for the three first heats, when be could
hafe been sent aldng to end the affair much
sooner. This was evident from the fact that
the time was not beyond what Annan is capa
ble of, and that he sold at 5 to 1 over tbe lot in
pools after the third heat, when he had not
been better than third. When he was cut
loose be bad the easiest kind of a victory, so
that those who invested in the mutualsand
books on previous heats 'had anything hut a
drive for their money.
The contest fpr second place was the most in
teresting part of the race, for each of the field
bad a heat and there was a chance ,f or any one
of tbe trio. Balsora Wilkes was tbe tip at first,
but Emma was the choice before the last heat
Her driver had been ordered down, and Thos.
Grady, a local trainer, was put up. He kept
well np with Annan till he used the whip, his
experiences thereafter being anything but
pleasant, while Emma went to pieces in the
fast quarter. Then, though Balsora Wilkes
had got to second in the fifth heat, his driver,
young Grabenstatter, was not permitted to pi
lot him in the sixth, and Grady was once more
pressed into the service. He had no better
success with tho gelding, who made a tired
break on the back stretch and could not get
the place which would secure second money.
During the afternoon two young trotters,
owned by J. K. Pine, of this city, made winning
performances against time, Pyrmont, a black
gelding, 4 years old, trotting in 233M on the sec
ond attempt, while a yearling colt. Bonus, made
a half mile in 121 in tbe effort to beat 2:30.
2:17 class, naclne. nurse tl.000. divided
i.a Jiann -.
W. M. mncerly 1
Balsora Wilkes 4
Time, 2:18, Z:17, 2:20, 2:20. 2:22, 2;20X.
LOUISVILLE'S GREAT PROSPECTS.
Large Fields of tbe Best Horses Expected
at tho Fall Meeting;.
Louisville, Ky., September 1L The
Louisville Jockey Club has everything in read
iness for the best autumn meeting held over its
course in years. Colonel Clark inaugurated
tbe straight chute business in America, and
has the safest and best track of tbat character
in tbe country, but tbe public has always
kicked against racing on the chute, as tbe
finish is all that can be witnessed by the
crowd. To avoid this the back stretch of the
Louisville Club has been widened to 130 feet,
which makes it wider than any track in the
country, and thereby insures equal chances in
starting large fields of horses, giving satis
faction to starter, owner and the public. The
grounds have never been in such perfect order,
and tbe horsemen are responding nobly.
All indications point to the best meeting held
in years. Horses are arriving from all sections
of the country. Saratoga, New York, Chicago,
St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville, Latonia and
Lexington, and Woodford county, and the
course is alive with thoroughbreds. Lester, A.
G. Campbell, George Karsten, W. L. Cassidy,
Bayer Co., George J. Long, John Morris, L.
M. Lasley & Co.. J. T. Williams, P. M. West &
Co., H. E. Smith, Perry Wiley. Mr. Long, L T.
Stewart dc Son, J. D. Fatton, K. Weatherford,
W. H. Williamson, John Hannigan, Brown J.
Baxter, D. O'Brien, Orville West and many
others have arrived, while Ireland Bios., W. R.
Letcher, 3. Cadwallader, Lee Paul, T. Lucas,
Harper, Tarlton Murphy, Wilson & Co., Gard
ner, Pye, Scoggan Bros., Brody, P. Corrugan,
Whitten Bros, and a host of others have
already engaged stable room.
Tbe track itself is both safe and fast and
altogether a great racing treat is assured.
The fall celebration, Booth and Barrett and
the Last Days of Pompeii fireworks will then
be in full blast and half tare rates will be given
by the railroads.
TROTTING AT CINCINNATI.
Some Very Fair Going at the Qneon City
CiNCDorATr. Sentember 11. Tho unfinished
race of yesterday's 2;40 class was won by Mattioj
H, who took tbe" fourth and fifth heats. Red!
Lassie was second and Alabaster third in th
fourth heat Dolly Wilko second, Black Stori
third in the fifth beat. Time, 2:2a, 226.
TTnfinlRliprt thrpa-nitmitn nlnM nf veRturdav.
Long John won the sixth and seventh heati
Time. 2:30, 2:29. T
First race of to-day, for 2-year-olds, best two is
Dr. Sparks 1
Number Ten .2
Time, 2:ttX, 2:30m. 2:2ajf .
becond race, 2:24 class, unfinished,
Lettle W'atterson 1 I
Lottie W 3 2
Virginia Evans 2 3 3 '3
Time, 2:22K, 2:22M. 2:23, 2:22X.
Third race. 2:35 class, stallions, unfinished.
Adjuster .. 'I
Geo Simmons 2
Minnie - 4
Old Crow dis
The mare Lyon Sprague made a trial to beat
her record of 220, and succeeded trotting the
first heat in 229 and the third in 22S.
Wheeling, September 11. The entries for
to-morrow's races are as follows:
2:35 class, trot A. M. Spellman, Minerva, O.,
b. g. Dr. McFarland; A. M. Bowers, Fostoria,
O., b. m. A M B; Ed Gibson, Bridgeport, Conn.,
s. g. Edwin; B. W. XJlrich, New Philadelphia,
O., b. m. Rochetta: William H. Digney, Bridge-
Sort, Conn., ch. g. Willis: Joseph' W. Warren,
ewickley, Pi, blk. g. Tom W: J. W. Frasier,
St. Clairsville, O., B. .g. Clifford; S. Moore
Floyd, Pittsburg, Pa., ch. s. Cazique, Jr.; J. R.
Crawford, Wellsburg, W. Va., blk. s. Buckeye
Free-for-all pace F. C. Barlow, Jersey City,
b.g. Frank Finch; Harry Simpson, Pittsburg,
Pa. r. m Mollie Hayden; Abe L. Goldberg,
Canton, 0 Dave Crockett; Berry Bros., How
ard. O.. r. g. Edinburg: J. T. Z. Robitzer, Pitts
burg, Pa., ch. s. King Hiero.
Downing tbe Pool Sellers.
Sacbauento, Cal., September 11. The
California State Fair wnich opened two days
ago to continue two weeks, has been tbe means
of attracting a large number of pool sellers
and gamblers who have been warned by the
Chief of Police that they will be arrested and
prosecuted under the State law if tbev attempt
to sell pools or carry on games of chance. The
firm of Killlpit Co., pool sellers, took posses
ion of the Government building site in the city
this morning and claimed exemption from the
State law, claiming that they bold alease on
the premises from Washington, but will give
no particulars. Tbe ground in question is tbe
site for the new postoffice purchased by the
Government, The police have not yet at
tempted to arrest the occupants.
Live Bird Shooting.
There were some interesting shooting con
tests at Brnnot's Island, yesterday, by the lead
ing shots of the locality. The weather was fine
and the shooting good. There were nine
matches, each at seven live birds; entrance So.
In each event there were 12 entries. The first
match was won by C. M. Hostetter and S. S. D.
Thompson, who each killed seven. T. Meek
and J. P. Andrews divided second with six
each; William Means and Dr. Bnrgoon divided
third with five each, and Alex King was fourth
with four. T. Meek and J. P. Andrews divided
first money in the second match with seven
each: H. Morgan was second with six; Means,
Kirshler and Thompson divided third with five
each, and J. Boyd was fourth with four.
(SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO TUB DISPATCR.1
Toledo. O., September 11. Tri-State races,
second day Tbe track was heavy.
Baritone, b g, won the one-half mile running
in two straight heats, unfinished from yester
day. Time, 52 seconds,
Clipper, b g, won the 222 trotting, pnrse $500,
in three straight heats out of five. Plush sec
ond, Roy third. Best time, 2.-29.
Benson H, r g, won the 230 pace in three
straight heats, purse IM00, Ivorene second. Elsie
Mac third, Flight fourth. Best time, 2:28.
Belle Gibson, c m, won the mile dash, S10O
Lncky Pittsbnrg Phil.
Pittsburg Phil, the local turf speculator, wu
in the city yesterday, and returned to .New'
York last evening. During a conversation he
stated that be is about 60,000 ahead on the
season's racing. He said that the season has
been A remarkable one for good horses, and
big surprises. Some wealtby men, he said,
have lost heavily. He thinks well of Chaos
and El Rio Rey. The latter he thinks is the
best 2-year-old In the country. '
A NIGHT OF TERROR,
Continued from First Page.
the foolhardiness of their undertaking and
they decided on a retrograde movement.
Their engines were plowing through two to
four feet of water which threatened every
moment to put out the fires, and as 'there
was a veritable sea ahead, there was no al
ternative but to return.
A BETEEAT NECESSARY.
So the engines were reversed and the trip
back begun, now doubly hazardous because
of the fact that the waters had risen several
inches. Hardly a furlong had been covered,
however, when the fires were extinguished
by tbe running torrents of water which now
dashed against the cars with terrific force,
breaking the .windows and completely en
veloping the trains in sheets of spray. '
The conductors went from car to car and
shouted themselves hoarse to the effect that
relief trains had been telegraphed for. When
they did come it took a mighty effort to pull
the beleaguered trains over the sunken and
twisted tracks, and it was 3 o'clock in the after
noon before the last train load of weary pas
sengers was pulled slowly into the Camden and
Atlantic depot. ,
Guests at ine ucean hotels were badly fright
ened. Tho thought of spending another night
in such close proximity to the waves unnerved
them, and as night again approached and the
storm raged with even greater fury, they made
hasty preparations, to leave their hostelrles.
There was a stampede to the Atlantic avenue
hotels and ere the shades of night had fallen
the big ocean front hotels were deserted ana
the Atlantic avenue houses filled to overflow
ing. The demand for vehicles were so urgent
that as high as $25 was offered for a trip not ex
ceeding two squares.
With Tuesday morning's flood tide the waves
swept the coast with destrnctiveness that was
appalling. Whole squares of the boardwalk
were thrown high into the air, the shattered
timbers falling down in a shower of infinitesi
mal pieces; pavilions, bath houses, booths and
other buildings were raised bodily and carried
out to sea ut mrown on me Deacn in a mass oi
ruins; on the inner side of the boardwalk large
three-story houses were quickly undermined
and fell into the bailing surf into fragments,
and stout bulkheads were shattered and the
heavy timbers cast about as if they were match
Ignoring the inlet, the most notable damage
was at the iron pier. Portions of this costly
structure were swept away. The new switch
back, which was built recently close to tho
Eier.was torn to pieces, as were the shell stores,
ooths and boardwalk in the vicinity. In the
intervening space between this point and States
avenue all the photograph galleiies and stands
were wiped out. Tho new bath houses and pa
vilions belonging to the United States Hotel,
Adams & Johnson's bath bouses and pavilions,
and the handsome establishment of George W.
Jackson, all of which were reconstrncted at a
cost of many thousand dollars last spring, fell
a ready prey to the waves.
Then followed the elegantly appointed sea
side baths aud sun parlor, one of the most
beautiful and substantial structures on the
beach. It stood alone for fully an hour after
tbe other buildings around it had been demol
ished and the proprietor, Charles Evens, who
had spent 810,000 in its erection, entertained
strong hopes of its holding out, but finally it
fell with a crash.
THE EUIN COMPLETE.
Starting at Howard's pier and reaching down
to the Park baths, the ruin wrought by the
wares is complete. Mrs. Harkins' shell stores
and tbe fruit stands and booths ad
joining Smith's cottage baths, the lit
tle Brighton Restaurant, Thomas Brady's
surf baths and pavilions, George T. Bern's
bathing establishment and pavilion and the
many adjoining stands and booths were all
wrecked beyond recognition. Frem Bern's
place, just above Illinois avenue, all the way
dorn to Chelsea, hardly ten feet of the board
walk remains, and not one of the lighter struc
tures along that extensive stretch withstood
tbe attack of the sea.
From Michigan avenue down to Chelsea
there is not a beach front property of any de
scription left standing, and many buildings as
faras Pacific avenue have been undermined
anc wrecked. The Fortesque it Griffiths fly
ing horse pavilion. Bowker's concert garden
anc hundreds of buildings, including bath
hotses, photograph and shooting galleries,
sbll stores, booths and stands of every descrip
tion all went down and mingled their debris
in tie whirlpool of destruction.
Fire and water both assailed the dozen or
mrj-o buildings on the elevated area below
Tolas avenue, known as Lee's Ocean Terrace.
ThSs juts out inte the ocean, "but it was con
sidired safe from the surf. Tuesday morning's
hi h tide broke through the sea wall and dashed
ar una tue Duitdtngs in threatening volume.
They haa to be vacated. I
PIEB ALSO THERE.
At midnight, when tbe nervous hotel guests
were endeavoring to get a few honrs'rest,these
bnildings took fire. The buildings were nearly
all burned. The occupants of bouses in Medi
terranean, Baltic and Arctic avenues had held
out against the flood up to Tuesday morning.
Then tbe high tide which worked such sad
havoc along the ocean front struck their frail
dwellings and a stampede began.
In one instance a mother and father deserted
their babe in tbe cradle and on returning later
in a boat, found the little one dead. Boats
plied to and fro carrying weeping
women and terrified children from
their houses to high grounds. No
effort was made to save personal property,
so sudden and unexpected was the rise in the
flood on the meadows. Dozens of houses were
picked up bodily by tbe waves and thrown
across tbe railroad tracks or carried blocks
away from their original location. Some of
tbem were taken far out on the meadow.
Tbe yacht Alert was driven into a house tin
the Penrose track and finally stranded on the
Camden and Atlantic Railroad track. From
Pleasantville down to Atlantic City, seven
miles, tbe railroad tracks are almost entirelv
destroyed. On the West Jersey road sections
of a mile in extent are carried away out of
THE EAILBOAD LOSS.
On the Camden and Atlantioroad the water
has encroached from two to five feet, and an
occasional glimpse only can be had of tbe
tracks. On the Reading road, which has a
much higher roadbed than the others, tbe
water has undermined the tracks for miles.
Late this afternoon the meadows still had the
appearance of a raging sea, and threatened
even worse attacks on the three railroad lines.
Late on Tuesday night a steamer came ashore
opposite Arkansas avenne. The crew of the
life-saving station hurried along tbe beach
with their apparatus, but tbe waves made any
attempt at rescue impossible. Tbe colored
steward jumped overboard and was washed
ashore balf .dead. His answers were unin
telligible. Captain Bowen is of the opinion
that the steamer went to pieces during the
niffht and that her crew perished.
Fire buckets and a water cask were found on
the beach this morning inscribed with the
name "Philadoux," and there is but little
doubt that they belonged to the steamer.
ALL ALOMTHE LINE.
Tho Damage nt Asbnry Park Will Be Very
Heavy Rumors of Loss of Life The
Worst Ever Known on the
tFPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.1
Philadelphia, September 11. At As
bnrv Park, which usually Buffers compara-
Hvelv little damage, the loss to Mr. Brad
ley, who owns the pavilion and board walk,
will be very heavy. The fishing pier has
suffered the most serious damage. The
outer end has been knocked 20 feet out of
the line of the waves. The railing and seats
are mostly gone, and the flooring has been
torn up so tbat it will be impossible to walk
upon it till a new floor is laid.
Tbe pilings are gradually rasped to splinters
by the action of tho water and tbe floating
driftwood. The little house at the shore end
of the pier rocks with tbe gale, and two watch
men stationed there never leave it. All the
pavilions on the beach front of both the park
and grove have suffered. This is particularly
so with'Ross' and Lillagore's, tbe two Ocean
Grove pavilions. At the former the floor is
completely gone, and the board walk directly
west of it is covered with sand and debris.
THE LITTLE STANDS ESCAPED.
The waves have battered in the doors and the
sides of tbe bath houses, but the little stands
where fruit and candy are sold were saved by
being moved hack. At Lillagore's pavilion
even a worse state of affairs prevails. A por
tion of the roof has been torn off, a number of
tbe pilings have been knocked out by tbe drift
ing pieces of timber, and tbe floor aud railing
have gone by the board.
Since Monday evening there has been no
communication with Beach Haven. There is
an unconfirmed rumor here to-day of loss of
life in the bay from the many boats that were
caught there by tho storm. A great many
boats have been driven up tbe bay by the gale,
and are' in a heap at the long bridge. The
storm Is now as bad as at any time since it
started. Since Mopday morning there has
been no communication wbatever with Beach
Haven by rail, telegrapb or boat. It has a per
manent population of over 500, and there are.
abont 1,000 summer visitors there, more than
one-half of tbem from Philadelphia.
FEABS ABOUT BARNEOAT.
Barnegat Bay and the ocean come very close
together at Beach Haven, and it bas undeniably
suffered severely. Next to Atlantic City It is
the point on tbe Jersey coast on which the
greatest anxiety is concentrated, and where the
most damage is expected. Tbe height of the
beach, however, causes hope that there may be
no loss of life. Tbe storm is still violent, and It
is not likely tbat any one will be able to reach
Beach Haven. To do so wonld involve crossing
six miles of one of the most dangerous bays on
the coast in a dreadful storm in boats none of
which are snitable ior tbe purpose.
All the reports at this point indicate that in
its damage and results this is the worst storm
ever known on the New Jersey coast. The
railroad between Bay Head and Point Pleas
ant, np near Sea Girt and Seaside Park, or
Berkeley Arms, bas been abandoned. It Is
badly damaged. The expensive brick hotel,
tbe Berkeley Arms, is deserted and dilapidated,
with its roof blown off,and Is storm-wrecked
inside and out, though still standing. The
Seaside Park Hotel near it is badly damaged,
ana is tinea over nice a canai Doai.
CONDITION OF LONG BBANCH.
Long Branch, always a sufferer from the
ravages of the northeast storms, is in a sorry
plight. The bluff, on which is -the celebrated
drive Ocean avenue, has been losing steadily
each year. A big gap was cut in the roadway
near the West End Hotel last spring, and for 650
feet along the bluff. In nearly tho same locality,
from 5 to 25 feet of tbe roadway bas been cut
out. It is now impossible to drive along certain
portions of the avenue, and the morning light
may see further inroads upon this drive.
The road is strewn with debris torn from the
hotels and cottages along the beach front. The
seaside chapel, a chnr.cU near tbe beach, has
been badly damaged, and will probably be torn
down rather than to repair it.
WOESE THAN THE EA.ST,
The Two Great Resorts nt Ocean Cltr
Flooded to Their Second Floors
Thrilling Escapes nnd Rescues
Disasters In the Bay.
t SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH.!
Baltimore, September 11. From vari
ous points along the Chesapeake Bay come
reports of disasters to vessels; but, owing to
the high winds -and heavy tide, itis impossi
ble to obtain details. Last night all steam
ers inward bound sought anchor. None of
tbem cared to brave the storm. Toward mid
night the southern part of Chesapeake Bay
was a raging sea. From Norfolk comes the
news tbat the schooner Paragon, off Back river,
was totally dismantled, and when last seen was
drifting out One sailor was clinging to the
mast, tbe rest of the crew having been washed
All telegraphic communication along tbe
Virginia coast has been cut off, and details are
as yet unattainable.
The worst reports come from Ocean City,
which is said to be under water. This cele
brated Maryland resort suffered as much if not
more than tbe Eastern watering places. The
guests were compelled to flee for their lives,
and the residents who were loath to leave their
homes were only rescned with the greatest dif
ficulty. There are only two hotels in Ocean City
Congress Hall and the Atlantic. Both are well
appointed, and during the season do a rushing
business. There were but few guests at either
when the great wave struck the town on Sun
day. Some of them at once left town, but the
On Monday night the waves were dashing
along the beach up to witbin 100 feet of Con-
fress Hall and the Atlantic Hotel. Those who
ad returned were awakened soon after mid
night to learn that tbe water was rushing into
the lower floors. They hastily gathered to
gether their belongings and hurried out by the
back way. By morning the waves were dash
ing oyer the huge caravanseries. They had
already carried away the support of tbe
porches, aud the water was pouring into the
second-story windows. Soon the furniture was
afloat, and it was only a matter of a few hours
when the buildings wonld be totally wrecked.
The cottages soon caught it, and the residents
who had stuck to their houses found, when too
late, that all escape was cut off from the main
When the news of the condition of affairs
reached Salisbury, which is only 25 miles dis
tant, a train was manned, and with strong men
started for the flooded town. When they
reached the place it was already night, and the
entire place was under water.
To reach the imprisoned residents it was
necessary to wade in up to their waists, and in
some places the water reached almost up to
their necks. Calling to the women, who were
very much frightened, to keep up their spirits,
they started out to rescue them. The work
was accomplished by a large number of stout
men joining bands and wading through the
water waist aeep. Aney nrougnt the ladles to
the cars one by one. seated on their joined
hands In this way all were saved.
A Nnmber of Pittsburgers Were Summer
Ins Along tbe Stormy Coast Telegraph
Wires Heavily Worked.
The anxiety of Pittsbureers yesterday
who bad friends along the stormy Atlantic
coast was intense. Numerous telegrams
were sent, none received, and there was mutual
distrust and fear.
Among tbe Pittsburg people at Atlantic City
areD. P. Reigbard and wife, Mrs. George
Dennlston and little son. Architect Wallace
and daughters, Miss Pernne, Philip Reymer
and family, Thomas F. Kirk, Jr., clerk of the
Mansion House: Prof. Carl Retter's family,
Joseph Eichbaum, Harry S. Paul and wife,
and Mr. Daly, nt Doty & Kennedy are at
Beach Haven. W. J. Diehl and Mrs. Ernest
Oraft and family, of the East End, are also at
Beach Haven. Mr. Diehl telegraphed tbat
they were confined to the hotel, but he didn't
think there was much danger.
At tbe present time, too, C. L. Magee, Sena
tor Rutap, George von Bonnborst, Fred
Magee, Matt Weiss. Adam Trautman, Emil
Roerstel and George Fisher are on the ocean
coming back from the continent. Adam Traut
man was very ill before he started.
A number of anxious people called at The
Dispatch office for information, but little
definite news could be given them.
In an interview yesterday evening with Su
perintendent Clark, of tbe Western Union
Telegraph Company, be said: "There has been
intense anxiety on tbe part of the Pittsburg
people to bear from their friends at Atlantic
City, Webave had an unusual large number
ot messages offered at our office, 'but in every
case, we refused them. People then sent their
messages to Philadelphia. So heavy bas the
business been tbat it throws us two boars be
hind. All communication between Philadel
phia and Atlantic City is stopped.
'The Postal Telegraph has no direct wires
with Atlantic City. The chief operator said:
"Our communication with Philadelphia has
been large to-day. People who had friends vis
iting Atlantic City sent frequent messages to
ascertain the latest news from tbe storm swept
city. We were able to send every message
without much delay."
A MAN AND WIFE LOST.
Two Persons Reported Missing In tbe
Vicinity of Cape Mny.
tSFICIAI, TELEGRAM TO TBE DISPATCH.1
Philadelphia, September 1L Telegraphic
communication with Cape May had not been
restored to-night. The trains were making
their regular trips but with the greatest
difficulty. The latest train up last evening
arrived in Camden shortly after 6 o'clock and
came heavily loaded with passengers, James
Robinson, tbe athletic trainer of. the Cape
May ball park, was one of the passengers. To
a reporter he said: "I have for years been at
tbe different resorts along tbe Atlantic coast
and at all seasons, but I have never seen a
storm so terrible in its destructive force as this
At Sewell's Polut, where the Cold Spring
Inlet is, all the yachts and small craft which
are moored there to take out parties have been
swept away, carried out into tbo ocean or scat
tered along the coasr. A man and wife by the
name of James and Annio Clark, who live In a
small bouse built over the water, are missing.
Their little house has been obliterated. Clark
was tbe Captain ot a popular little yacht named
May. Several relief parties have set out to
find Clark and wite,b ut ail attempts so far have
failed. These are the only people who are
missing at that point.
The railroad running between Sowell's Point
and Cape May, a distance of 2i miles, is
wrecked, and parts of it bave been washed Into
tbe city. All of the steamboat landing has
been wiped away, and Carrollton Hall, one of
the largest hotels, is completely chopped in
Dynamite Loose in tbe Storm.
Jebskt City, N. J., September 1L A barge
loaded with dynamite or powder drifted from
its fastenings at Ellis Island this afternoon and
was within a quarter ot a mile of Bbck Tom
Island when darkness set in. As it has not
shifted for three hours it is believed to bave
struck a safe anchorage. If it strikes tbe rocks
at Black Tom It Is feared there will be a terrible
explosion, and tbat great damage will be done.
One Disabled Ocean Steamer Reported.
New xobe, September 11. The steamship
Colorado, from Hull, arrived to-day and re
ports that on the 9th inst., in latitude 42.12,
longitude 62.04, she passed tbe steamship Her
mann, from Antwerp for Boston, with ma
chinery damaged, bnt reauiring no assistance:
wished it to be reported tbat she would be J
. ' 1889 arid. 1890.
Ve are ready in our new store at the old stand oa Fifth avamte
the.jmost complete exhibition that has
Pittsburgc consisting of Dry Good,
These slocks are not onlv the
America, but have been drawn from
In our new stores we have ample
mere arc no more tumpieie arrangements' foroetBg misieeM la aay store M
America,(with ever facility for the most advMtagotw pwchase aad mK
Ine'of goods. ? T
We,are thus enabled to offer alL our patroa aot only the largest aad
most complete variety of goods, but at prices which' few bouses are enabled
to compete with.
It shall bs our endeavor to see that customers are Irapfed vrith courtesy
and politeness, and have perfect freedom to go round .the store and exaraiac
gooas, wnetner incy purcnase or not. We do not allow any boring,
pushing Of goods on customers, nor substituting one salesman for aaotfe
when' the cannot make a sale.
We have qfllr One Price, and It h our -obiect that every cwfeMr'&i
chasing'goods from us shall receive
any cause iut miiwuiuu arise, me same, upon Delng reported to tw, will
be promptly remedied by the firm. We shall be happy to have vou caH'aad
examine our goods and prices, and see if our claim to having t h '12W
ttnA mrtf rAmnlpffl fltnclcat th liYWMt
U..M ....... OTr... .......
CAMPBELL & DIQS
FREEMASONS' HALL, FIFTH AVENUE1,''
School ODsnsSsnl. 18th.
Yearly Expense, $500.
Four Psyments, $125,
A dmlts and classifies young men and boys at anytime: fits them for Borises, say CoKege, Poiyteefl..
nic School, for West Point or Annapolis. Qraduatin g classes. One of tbe best equipped and best man
aged Schools. Good table. All students board with the Principal. Teaefeers lQ men and graduates
of flrst-class Colleges. Fine buildings; single or double rooms- Every room bas la it a steam radiator
and is completely furnished. Grounds (ten acres) for footMlt. basefeam atblettes, etc. UjBrautam.
Special opportunities for apt students to advance rapidly. Private tntortnr andspeelal drHJ far back
ward boys. Patrons or students may select any studies, or a .Business, CoBece-Presaratory, lec
trlcal, or Civil-Engineering course. Physical and Chemical laboratory. Practical 2bbm IfcparW
ment. Shorthand, Typewriting, etc., etc More fully supplied with apparatus than any otfeer Ceuege
flttlng icbool. Media Academy affords every home comfort, the best edaesMoaaad tbe best trataHg,
Fixed prices cover every expense. So examinations for admission.. Mew" HlMtrated eatategae seat
free toany address. -SWITHU) V. BHOBTL1DGE, A. B., A. M. (Harvard Graduate), PrteeJpal sad.
xropneiur, jucuu, .t -.
Media, Pa., near Phils.
School Opens Sep. 25th.
Yearly Expense, $500.
Two Payment j; $250.
Graduation Courses in Classics, Literature. Science.
accomplished teachers and lecturers. Superior
pianos. jrftTa.Q luiunutc wr oacjiwaru punua.
rounded by such restraints as are essential to their
nniimo ia otiuitmiuitu, a. ju. (Harvard uraauaiei, Iv,,-,...!. ni-.ii. i.'
MBS. BWITHIN C SHOKTLIDHE. t Principals,Media, P,
For full Information call on . WAI.KKK at
ready to proceed on her voyage about 6 P. M.
of the same day.
AT LEAST FIFTY UYES LOSl".
The Damngo to Vessels at the Delaware
Breakwater Will Reach 83,000,000.
IiATfBXL, De:u, September U. Advices from
Delaware Breakwater state that it was the
most furious storm known to tbe oldest in
habitants. At least two score vessels are now
beached. Both wooden piers were washed away.
The beach from Rohoboth to Lewes is strewod
with wrecks. Itis thought at least SO Uvea
were lost. Men were seen clinging to the
rigging of tbe fast sinking vessels frantically
yelling for'help. The life saving crew were
powerless to render assistance, owing to the
fury of tbe gale. 'It was a terrible sight to wit
ness, but no human power could save them.
Their bodies were washed ashore this morn
ing, and were buried in sand along- the tatter.
Tbe loss to vessel property at Breakwater will
reach, it is thought, $3,000,000. Tbe storm bas
continued here with unabated fury, but beyond
demolishing a few, outbuildings and fences and
the uprooting of some trees there bas no ap.
preciable damage in this immediate vicinity,!
Farther up tbe country peach orchards nave
been' rnlnd.t-Same uay, not bare atxeojeft
THREE SCHOONERS SUNK..
The Crew 'of One Teasel Barely Manage to
Make Their Escape.
Lewes. Del., September 1L The schooners
Kate F. Morse, Walter and J.AL Brien sunk
at Fourteen Foot Bank. The survivors of the
Brien think they are the only saved of the
three vessels. They came down the bay on a
batch. Tbe J, & L. Brien was bonnd from
Philadelphia for Salem with coaL
Bark Thomas . KeiUer (British) from Phila
delphia for London, appears to be on the beach
Bark Atalanta (Danish) from Hamburg for
Philadelphia, and schooner Nettie. Champion
are ashore below tho iron pier.
The storm is still raging. The sea is np to
the townand everything on the beach is sub
merged. Probably Lost la the Storm.
New Havek. Conn., September UL Jnst
before the storm broke Monday arternoon Rev.
C. M. Pegg, George ;N. Harford, Jacob Smith,
and Captain Dan Craft, of Norwalt. left tbat
place in an 18-foot cat-boat for Long Island. It
was blowing hard and it is feared they were
lost. Telegrams to Long Island ports have
failed to And them.
ior Western Penn
sylvania, fair, sta
For West Virginia,
Ohio and Indiana,
fair weather, no
change in tempera
ture, northerly winds.
Special There has been no change In the
position of the storm on tbe Atlantic coast
ince morning. The barometric pressure has
remained nearly constant. The center of the
s torm is near Cape Henry, where it has been
since Tuesday morning. Tbe lowest barome
ter Is 29.80 Inches, with a velocity of 30 miles
from the northwest, at Norfolk. The wind nn
the New Jersey coast is from the north, and
continues from the northeast on the New En
gland coast. The current velocity at Block
Island is 40 miles, tbe maximum velocity dur
ing the day was 52 miles. The high winds will
continue during Wednesday night and on
ISFXCIAI. IXLIOSAMS TO THB DISPATCH.!
Bbottnsvtzxb River 4 feet 3 Inches and
stationary. Weather clear. Thermometer 74
at 6 P. M,
Moboantown RIver.3 feet and stationary.
Weather clear. Thermometer 83 at 4 P. M.
Wabbkn River stationary at low water
mark. Weather clear and warm.
This popular remedy never fails to effectnal
Dyspepsia, Constipation, Sick
and all diseases arising from a
Torpid Liver and Bad Digestion
The natural result is good appetite and solid
flesh. Dose small; elegantly sugar coated and
easy to swallow.
fe Iflffi jl
xmrp&rnriHmtwxaf , '-J$'
pr-f- y V- Vr. .. ypxf
ever been offered under any reel
Trimminf, MHHaery, CtaUw, $m
ore-ducts o the best naanufacturew
every quarter oitfce-globe. 4&&
accommedauoa, excellent light sh
full value for monev paid, and shenisl
nrlrM fa nr,..11 l. - -...- '"
r. .. w wt iiuijr uwiucuut.
AND YOUNG LADIES. - -U
Miss'Eastmsn's Celebrated Sefcoai.
MathemaUciOtuste. Modern Lanrnare: Twain
Musical Department. School bas an org-anaed devest ;
xnaiTiaual siienuon. smiu Classes, .iroptts BUT
safety and happiness. Mew Illustrated Circular &e?
llonon gahela House Friday (10 A. ic to i p. K. ) this
We have enlarged onr storeroom considerably',
and with increased facilities and ranch mora
room for doing- business, we extend tcyrtl ot
our friends, patrons, customers and strainers a, i
cordial invitation to make our store headquar
ters during tbe Exposition season. Whether
you wish to purchase or not, we are better pre
pared than ever before to meet tbe constantly.
Increasing demands made npon us for Pure
Drugs, Patent Medicines. Pure Wines, Whis
kies, Brandies, Gins. Paints. Oils andVar
nisbes, etc. etc., at prices that deserve your
especial attention. In connection with our
large wholesale and Tetail drug business, wa
make a specialty of Pure Wines. Whiskies,
Brandies, Gins. etc.. etc, a partial list ot which,
we bere present with prices for your considera
tion if you wish good pure reliable gm.ds:
Pnre 8-vear-oId export Gnckenhelmer
Whisky, full quarts, f 1, or $10 per dozen.
Overholt Pure Rye, S years old, f nil quarts,
SL or J10 per dozen.
Finch's Golden Wedding, 10 years old, full
quarts, SI 25. or $12 per dozen.
Gin, Pnre Holland, oar own Importation, full
quart, Jl 25, or $12 per dozen.
Danville's Old Irish Whisky, quarts, Jl 60, or
$15 per dozen.
Ramsay's Old Scotch Whisky, distillery at
uur. wwwr uome, iuu quart.
Wise's Old Irish Whisky. dUtlHery atUortfc"
aiaif,-v.'oTxr r coper ootue, iuu qnan.-.s.
jraia -auiomii uranay. iuu quarts, Jl.
Four-year-old California, Wines-, full quarts
0 cents, or to per dozen.
All mail orders receive prompt attention.
Persons wishing any of tbe above choice)
brands bere quoted and order by mail -will'
please remit by money order, draft, or regis
ter their letter. Address,
Job. FlEming l Snn, ,.
NO. 412 MARKET STREET,
la the MOST ELEGANT
XXV THE WOHLD.
Of all Druggist, but oetcare of imitations.'.
Ladies', Gents', Boys' and Girls'
IN ALL STYLES and WIDTHS;
AAA. to EE.
401 WOOD STREET,
Cor. Fourth ave., Pittsburg, Pag
HE AMERICAN FIRE
Total Assets. Jannarr 11 1SS7 S2.S0
QO FOURTH AVE., Pittsburg, F. -iffi-
Telephone 760. jalMB-ir!