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Baldwin Keeps Up His Losing
Gait and the Beds
"Win a Game.
SOME YEEY HABD HITTING
Cleveland's Hustlers Beat the Louis
villes and Eeep in the Van.
EALN STOPS THE BUFFALO RACES.
A 'eiT En nning Mile Record Hade at the
lionmonth Fark Track.
GENERAL SPORTING KEWS OP THE DAI
CINCINNATI 12 Pittsburg B
SSOOELTN. 5 Philadelphia.... 4
BOSTO.V 6 Baltimore 4
NEWTORK B Washington 1
CLEVELAND. 4 Louisville S
ST. LOUIS 6 Chicago 1
IFPECTAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISPATCH. I
Cincinnati, August 4. The joy of the
cranks of Porkopolis is double distilled just
now.for not only
have the Keds'
bitterest foes de
parted leaving a
lock of Mark
for sweet re niem
but an new idol
has been dis
the first time this
XJr V- year Pittsburg
JlriA was compelled to
bow before Com
iskey's men on
Ohio soil. At
no stage of the game were these arch ene
mies of Cincinnati dangerous. The lead
that was taken at the beginning was in
creased as the innings rolled on and when
the last man was victimized the crowd of
1,109 faithful burst into a cheer ior the new
pitcher winded at the depot by Captain
Comiskey when the team was fleeing from
Boston. Mike Sullivan and Jerry Harring
ton made a battery of giants and they
worked together as nicely as if they had
been paired all their lives.
Ble Sullivan Was a 1'nzzle.
For five straight innings not a hit had
been rnaOe ofl the new man, and the only
Pittsburgers who had reached bases, two in
number, had been forced out by succeeding
batsmen. The stands had enthused over
one magnificent catch of Holliday's. Beck
ley was the sufferer, and he sent a scorcher
hustling through the air toward the bulletin
board. The "Bug" turned and ran, and as
it was passing over his head he leaped up
ward and dragged it down. He had massa
cred a sure home run.
Sullivan opened up with lots of speed,
and really good command. On no less than
lour occasions was he in the hole with three
balls and no strikes, and he kept putting
them over until he landed his men. As the
game grew older he slackened up his pace,
but of the eight hits charged against him,
two were bunts to third and two more pop
flies that dropped safe into short lelt field.
Baldwin Started in Wild Fashion.
Baldwin hit McPhee as a starter and
"Welch never budged when an inshoot struck
him. Latham bunted safely. Beckley
killed a hit for O'-Neil but McPhee scored,
and alter "Welch had been caught at home
on Holliday's infield tap Latham tallied on
Miller's bad throw to spoil Holliday's steal.
Sullivan's grounder got away lrotn Bier
bauer in the fourth and Le" scored with
"Welch on the latter's great push over
Smith's head. Genins hit was duplicated
by Harrington in the sixth, and Jerry tried
to reach second but was caught. Shugart
spared McPhee and Genins scored. Welch
drove McPhee in by the triple, scoring on a
Kelly's single, Donovan's force of Bald
win, who had been sent down on balls, and
Smith's double yielded Pittsburg's first
run. There was a batting symposium in
the eighth. Sullivan's single, McPhee's
home run. "Welch's burning with another
inshoot, Latham's single and doubles by
O'Keil and Holliday gave the Keds five.
Miller and Donovan hit safe and Smith
got a base on balls. Sullivan fired in a wild
pitch, missing Harrington's return and two
runs scored. Beckley sent Smith home bv
a triple into OVNeil's territory after Tip
niaue a great catch of Shugart's line fly.
DEFEAT - .
V -7 - V
CINCINNATI R B F A X P1TTSBCKO K B P A E
McPhee. 2... 3 16 6 0 Miller, c 1 T "? "o "l
"Welch, m... 3 2 0 0 0 Donoan, r. 2 1 2 1 0
A.atham. 1.. 2 3 1 4 1 Mnllh. 1..... 113 0 0
O'Neill. 1.... 112 0 0 hugart, s... 0 0 3 6 2
H'llday, r... 0 2 2 0 Oj Beckley. 1... 0 2 8 2 0
Comiskey. U o o 10 0 0 Bierbauer. 2. 0 0 4 3 1
Genins s.. 113 6 0 Farrell. 3.... 0 10 11
Harr"gton,c 0 13 10 Kelly, m ... 1 2 0 0 0
Sullivan, p.. 2 2 u 0 I Baldwin, p.. 0 0 0 2 1
Tota: Ill 13 27 17 2 Total 1 1 27 jg 6
Cincinnati 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 5 0 I"
Pittsburg. 0 00002030 S
boiliARV Earned runs Cincinnati, 4. Two
base, lilts-bmith. Beckley. O'AeilL Hollidav.
Three-base lilts-Welch. Beckley. Home runs'
Wolch.McPhee. Stolen bases Holhday,2: O'hellL
Double plays-Genius. McPhee and Comiskey
Latham and CoiniAey. First base on balls By
Sullivan. 4; bj Baldwin. 3. Hit by pitched ball
By Bsldwin.3. Stnickout By Sullivan. 2: by Bald
win. 3. Passed bali Mlller.i. Wild pitch Sulli
van. Time of game One hour and 50 minutes.
Umpire Snj der.
Cleveland, 4 Louisville, 2.
Louisville, Aug. 4. The Spiders had no
trouble in deleating the Colonels to-day.
Young was very effective in the box.
1 eatuer clear and warm. Attendance 2,500.
LOUISVILLE B B P A EiCLEVELAND R 11 P A E
Brown, m... 0
Taylor. L... 1
eaver, c. .. 0
Pleller. 2.... 0
BasbCtt. 3.... 0
Jcnning6. s.. 0
hMler. 1.. 0
Sanders, p.. I
Total 4 II 27 SI 5
Louisville 0 00000011 2
Cletelind 1 0201 00004
Summary Earned runs Cleveland, 2. Two
base hits Burkttt. McAIeer. Three-base hit
Burtett. stolen bases O'Connor. Double plavs
ChlMs and Davis. First base on balls-Off Young.
I. Hit by pitched ball-Znnmcr. Struck out
Zlmmer. Passed balls Weaver. 1; Zlmmer. 1,
lime of game Two hours. Umpire Hurst.
New York, C Washington, I.
New York, Aug. 4. The New Yorkshada
rather easr time of it defeating the Sena
tors to-day. Attendance 1,397. Score:
MWIOKK E B P A t WASH'GT'N R BP AE
Bnrke. 2..... 2 2 4 5 1 Radford, r... 0 0 2 "o 0
)I. Lyons, :n 1 2 2 0 0 Uowd, 2 0 14 10
Doyle, c 0 0 3 3 1 llov. m. .... 0 1 u 0 0
Tiernan.r... 0 0 10 0 Mllligan. 1.. 0 1 12 0 0
1. Lyons., 3. 0 0 13 1 Bcrger, r,.,. 10 2 3 1
O'ltourke, 1. 10 0 0 1 Abbey, p... 0 0 0 3 1
Bovle, 1 14 9 10 Itlchards'n,s 0 0 3 7 1
Busle. p 0 0 12 1 Uuffeei L ... 0 1 4 1 0
Fuller, s 0 16 2 1 Koblnson. 3. 0 0 0 2 1
Total 5 9 27 16 Total 1 4 27 17 4
JsewYork 2 0010010 15
Washington o 000001001
SUMMARY Earned runs New York, 1. Two
base hit Duffee. Home run Burke, stolen bases
Burke, 2: II. Lvons. 2; liernan, 2: D. Lyons.
Boyle. Dowd. Rtchardson, Duffee, Double plays
Fuller and Boyle: Diftlce and Dowd; Klchardsou,
Dowd and Mllligan. First base on balls US' Ab
liey. 7; offKusie.5. Sirurk out By Abbey, 2 by
Kiisle. 2. Passed ball Berger. Wild pitch
Abbey. Time of game One hour and S3 minutes.
Brooklyn, S Philadelphia, 4.
Ne-w York, Aug. 4. The Phillies playe'd a
creat uphill game to-day. Attendance, 3,000.
BROOKLYN B T P A X
Hamilton, 1. 1
Connor. 1.... 0
Hallmau, 2.. 0
Clements, c. 0
Cross. 3 1
GrlOn. m... 2 110 0
Corcoran, a.. 0 1 2 0 2
Ward. 2..... 0 J u
Brouthers, .1 1 2 11 1 2
Burns, r..... 1 0 1 .0 0
T. Daly. ... OH'!
Foutz, 1 1 1 0 0
Kinslow, c. 0 2 5 0 0
Stein, p 0 0 0 S 0
Allen, s 1
Knell, p 1 0
Total i 4 8 24 IS
Total B " 27 U 4
Philadelphia 0 000001034
Brooklyn 0 1120001 5
Scmmabt Earned runs-Phlladelphla, 2: Brook
lyn. 1. Two-base hits Connor, Griffin. Broutners.
Three-base hit Allen. Home run Cross. Stolen
bases Hamilton 2. Thompson, Burns 3, Foot.
Double plays-Hallmln. Allen and Connor. 2:
Brouthers and Ward. First base on balls Thomp
son. Clements. Knell. Corcoran. Burns and T. Daly.
Struck out Clements 2, Allen. Knell 2. Ward 2,
T. Daly. 2. Passed ball Clements. Time of
game-One hour and 47 minutes. Umpire Emslle.
St, Louis, 6 Chicago,,.
St. Louis, Aug. 4. Breltensteln pitched in.
fine form to-day and the Browns' long list of
defeats was broken. Weather warm, At
tendance 2,000. Score:
ST. LOUIS EBP All CHICAGO B B P A E
Ryamm, .... 0 2 C
l'arrott, 3... 0 0 0
Il.hlon M OlS
Anson. 1 0 0 IS
Wilmot, I... 0 0 1
CanaTan. 2.. 1 1 2
Decker, r.... 0 11
hntrhtunn- n O 1 0
Breltens'n, p 0
bebriver, c. 0 0 6
6 6 27 11 3 Total 1 6 27 18 4
St. Louis 1 000210116
Chicago 0.0 0000100-1
Sunmary Earned runs-St. Louis, 1. Two-base
hlt-Hutchlnson. Home run Buckley. Stolen
bases Carroll. Werden, Canavan, Decker. Double
plavs Anson (alone). Flrt base on balls Br
Breltensteln, S: by Hutchinson, 4. Struck out-Br
Breltensteln. 5. Time of game-One hour and 4a
minutes. Umpire McQuald.
Broke Strieker's Jaw.
Boston, Aug. 4. The Baltimore team were
minus two regular players to-day. Last
evening at the hotel Halllgan struck Cap
tain Strieker, breaking his Jaw, and the
lormer has been suspended. The players
and patrons here say that Halligan should
be blacklisted forever. Boston was again
lucky and won by bunching their hits in
two innings. Like yesterday, Baltimore
came near winning in the ninth. Attend
ance, 1,964. Score:
B B F A K BALTIMORE B B P A E
Long, s. ...
Staley. p.. ..
-hlndle. 3... 1
feutcllffc. 1... 1
Stovcy. 1.... 0
uanion. r... u
O'Rourke, s. 0
Gunson, 2... 0
Koblnson. c. 1
11 27 14 6 Total 4 11 27 18 3
Boston 0 002004006
Baltimore 1 00C00012-4
summabt Earned runs Boston, 6; Baltimore, 1.
Two-base hits Stover. Staley. Bobinson. Home
run Nash. Stolen bases McCarthy, Kelly. Nash.
Double plaTS Qulnn, Long and Tucker; Gunson
and Sutcllfle. First base on balls -Tucker, 2;
Staley. Stivetts, McCarthy. Vanllaltren, Mc
Mahon. Struck out-O'Rourke, Stivetts. Wild
pilch McMahon. Time of game One hour and 55
minutes. Umpire Gaffney.
The League Record.
Cleveland 13 S
Brooklyn 12 6
Boston 11 G
New York.... 10 6
Philadelphia.. 9 8
Baltimore 9 8
Cincinnati .... 9 9
Chicago 7 10
PItteburg. 710 .412
Washington .. 7 11 .389
Louisville..... 6 12 .333
St. Louis 4 13 .255
To-Day's League Schedule.
Boston at Brooklyn, Baltimore at New
York, Washington at Philadelphia, Chicago
at St. Louis.
THE STATE LEAGUE.
Allentown 2 000000002
Wllkesbarre 0 010000001
Batteries Toy and Potts; Menafee and Cote.
Scranton 3 000000003
Johnstown 2 0 10 3 111 x 9
Batteries Burke and McCarthy; Jordan and
The Dispatch Nine Won.
The Dispatch nine took a game from the
Press nine yesterday at Wilkinsburg, the
first they have wonslncetliey received their
uniforms. Both sides put up a fair game,
though the fielding was rather jazged at
times. There were several fine hits made,
among them J. Jessop's drive over the right
field fence, which unkind fate only made a
two-bauger; Enscoo's three-base hit to the
left field fence; WilliamV two-bagger, and
Lennox, who got two fine doubles, alone
scoring four of the. runs made. The
good grounds enabled the fielders to cnt off
several promising drives. Score:
Dispatch 0 10 5 4 10
Press 1 12 0 13 8
Earned runs Dispatch. 3: Pres, 1. Threoase
hit Enscoe. Two-base hits J. Jessop. Lennox.
2: Williams. Base on balls By Enscoe, 2; Dy
Whalen. 3. Tassed ball..!. Jessop, Lennox.
Struck out Enscoe. 6: Whalen. 8. Lelt on bases
Dispatch. 3: Press. 6. Time of game One hour
and 30 minutes. Umpires Lincoln and Wright.
Batteries Enscoe and J. Jessop: Whalen and Len
nox. Hits Dispatch, 9; Press, 9. Errors Dis
patch, 9; Press. 6.
Wlllttnsrmrg, 7 Eclipse, 5.
East Liverpool, O., Aug. 4. SpectaZ.
Wilkinsburg, of the County League, de
feated the Eclipse here to-day by the aid of
a local umpire, who presented the visitors
with tin ee runs on decisions at' the plate
and deprived the locals of another at the
same point. Jlercer was not hit very hard,
but his support at times was bad. Westlake,
catcher for the Ecllpe, will leave in a day
or two for Mobile, Southern League. The
score was as follows:
Wilkinsburg 1 30002010-7
Eclipse 0 0040100 0-5
Hits Wilkinsburg. 8: Eclipse, 7. Errors Wil
kinsburg, 3: Eclipse. 6. Batteries Wilkinsburg.
McElroy and Mitchell; Eclipse, Mercer and West
lake. Parker Grays, 7 Sleberts, 6.
Pakkxr,Pa., Aug. 4 Special The Parker
Grays defeated the Sleberts. of Pittsburg,
here to-day bv a score of 7 to 6. Base hits
Siebert?, 6; Parker, 10. Batteries Parker,
Davis and Sinler; Sieberts, Swards and
Worthwang. Umpire Halderaian.
Baldwin evidently needs a long rest.
We'll have the CleTelands with as to-morrow.
A Header As far as we know, Ewlng is Cap
tain. THE Avalons beat the Sliver Stars yesterday by
THE local sluggers Intend to play a game at East
Liverpool to-day. '
Vox DER AUE has possession of his new.
grounas, and work will be commenced on them at
BiLLT O'BRIEN, first baseman of the defunct In
dianapolis club, is dangerously ill with typnoid
In Genins Comiskey has a Jewel. With a little
coaching he will be the star of the team Louisville.
In a lively game yesterday the St. John Sunday
school nine defeated the St. James Sunday school
nine by 18 to 14.
Pat Powers savs the New Yorks need three
pitchers, ana that King Is better than any avail
able man he knows.
Pfetfer wanted to give Comiskey Stratton for
Multane. but Commy said he did not want a
pitcher half dead with fever.
TnE Clarion team defeated the Marlenvllles by 8
to 7 on Wednesday, being the seventeenth victory
for the Clarions ln 19 games played.
Jack Lynch, the once famous pitcher, was ln
his day the most unreasonable of men on the salary
question. He Is now doing a policeman's dnty at
about S3 a day.
President George Wagner, of the Washing
tons, has at last corralled Joe Mnlvey for third
base. Joe says he wants to show people be Is king
of the position.
A WELL-KNOWN baseball writer says that Pitts
burg is thejuwplng-off place for the man whose
baseball career is ended. No one la surprised at
the finale of the Burns matter.
The Mansfields and the Tarcntum. of the County
League, will play at Mansfield to-morrow. The
MantSclds are leaders in the County League race,
and are putting up a great game.
The G. Miller team defeated a picked nine or
players from the Farrells and Hilltops 5 estenlay
by 13 to 9. The game was piayed at Bailey Park,
and the Millers state they were very b-dly treated.
PrrrsBrBG paid Omaha a pretty stiff price ror
Joe Kellv's release to avoid trouble with that city.
Ajwrtfap Aeuw. "Yes. Omaha received the
fabulous sumoffoOforKel's release." says Sandy
AFrER the late kalsomlnlng at League Park the
Gltbe-Democrat mnsed sadly: "ir all the other
clubs continue brushing on the whitewash, the
Browns will soon be known as the St. Louis
Miller sizes up Burns' recent action as follows:
What docs Burns want with another suit? Why.
down East he changed clothes three times a day
and gave the ladles a treat by standing ln front of
the hotel. He has more suits than any ball player
1 know of. and ain't satisfied."
Hats off to President Temple, of the Pittsbnrg
club. He takes a seat with the owners of, the
Philadelphia and Brooklyn clubs. No repudiation
of honestly made contracts fur him. So long as
his men play good ball, so long will they receive
the salaries for which they signed, and if he is
compelled to grant a release, there will be no string
attached to ll.Mw Tork ItUgram.
O. P. CATLOB speaks of the Brooklyn ln Toes-
day's game thnsly: "These Important members of
the nine were absent: 'Darby' O'Brien was away
on a sad mission. 'Big Dan' was lost, strayed or
stolen, and 'Willie' Joyce had his game leg ln the
shop. In this emergency Captain John made a hat
pool of the names of the men at his service and
Haddock came out for left field, Tom' Daly for
third base and 'Dare' Foutz for first base. 'Tom
my' Burns was able to be out by the aid of a re
frigerator car on his head and a not water bag on
TRACK RECORDS AND TALK.
Klrsch Makes a Now Mile Record at Mon
mouth Parte Track.
Monmouth Pars: Race Trace, Aug. 4.
There was a comparatively small orowd
here this afternoon, considerable less than
3,000 people being present when Banquet, at
eveus, won the opening race ln easy fashion
in 1:58. Despite St Michael's good race with
Uncle Jess and Spartan last Tuesday.he was
sent to the post for the Camden stakes, a 9
to 5 chance. He won cleverly from the 13 to
1 shot Chicago, ln the Trenton stakes
Hapenny and Air Shaft fouled each other
all through the last quarter, letting Klrsch
6 to 1, win the stako in a drive. The time,
1:33, makes a new record for a mile over a
Salvator made it in 1:S5 in his celebrated
race against time, but Klrsoh's race of this
afternoon may be cnronlcled as the existing
mile record. Many of the spectators left
the track very much in donbt as to the cor
rectness of the time, but a strong wind was
blowinc down the track, and it greatly as
sisted the rauers in the flight of speed.
Wnen Kingston was added to the list of
starters for the Eatontown stakes, Demnth
and Tournament were withdrawn ln Kings
ton's favor. With 1 to 6 against him, the
brown whiilwind won the stakes in a gal
lop, Tenny, after a hard fight, taking second
money trom Sir Matthew by a head. Jockey
J. J. McCafferty and the Western contingent
plunged on Estelle to win the filth event.
She did so in a gallop, covering the seven
furlongs in 1345. Entre, the even money
choice of the talent, took the closing six
furlong dash by a length from Julien and
Boiler. Five of the six laces were won by
favorites or well backed second choices,
Klrsch being the 6 to 1 outsider. Summaries:
First race, one and one-sixteenth miles Ban
quet, even, won easily by a length and a half;
Klldeer, 5 to 2. second by eight lengths, whipping;
Gloaming. 13 to 5, third. Time. 1:48.
Second race, the Camden stakes, six furlongs
St. Michael. 9 to 5, won, driving by half a length;
Chicago, 12 to 1, second by three lengths; Doctor,
5 to 1, third by a neck, whipping. Time. 1:13.
Third race, the Trenton stakes, one mile Klrsch,
6 to l.won by two lengths, driving; Air Shaft,? tol,
second bra neck, whipping; llapeiiny.il tot,
third by three lengths, whipping. Time, 1:33.
Fourth race, the Eatontuwn stakes, one mile
Kingston, : to 6, won galloping by a length; Tenny
second br a head, whipping; Sir Matthew, 10 to 1,
third. Time, 1:42.
Fifth race, .seven furlongs Estelle won by a
length and a half galloping: Osrlc, 6 to 1. second by
a necc, whipping: Mr Haas, 4 to 1, third by two
lengths, whipping. Time. :li.
Sixth race, six lurlongs Entre, even, won by
one length, whlpplug; Julien, 7 to 2. second by a
head, whipping: Boiler, 3 to 1, third by two
lengths, whipping. Time. 1 ;13.
BATH SI0FFED THEM AGAIN.
Wet Weather Deals Badly With the Buffalo
Grand Circuit itaces.
Bufpalo, Aug. 4. Special The Grand
Circuit races for to-day have been postponed
until to-morrow on account of the bad con
dition of the tiack caused by a heavy rain
early this morning. Eleven events are still
unfinished, including three stakes, and these
are to come first, as they must be competed
for after the 221 trot, four heats of which
were decided yesterday. The $5,000 stake for
227 trotters is on, and then comos that for
2:23 trotters, with the 2:23 pacing stake
after. The delay will be a serious loss all
around, as many of the horses here will not
have a chance to fill their engagements.
After Nellie K trotted the second heat of
the 2:19 class in 2:21 yesterday, John .
Madden bought her lor a reported price of
$2,500. She is to go ln at Rochester and
Springfield ln her class.
A it, Moore, of Philadelphia, has secured
the services of George W. Saunders as
trainer. Saunders drove the demon, Cling
stone, in his races against Edwin Tborne.
He was afterwaid in charge of William
Rockateller's stable, but went back to the
turf last year. Ho will have all of Mr.
Moore's flyers bnt Mambrino Maid, and she
has gone to John Goldsmith, who took her
West from Cleveland. Position, Evangeline
and the rest leave Splan's stable this week,
and are entered at Springfield, Mass., for the
Grand Circuit week at Hampden Park.
Brighton Beach Card.
Louisville, Aug. 4. The following pools
for the races at Brighton Beach to-morrow
sold here to-night:
First race, five-eighths of a mile, selling Bheln
gold 108, Vera 108, Zeno 105, Monteray 105, I O U
105, Sandy 105. Bledsoe 1C5, 110: Hurryaway 105, Jo;
Yosemlte 105, (25; Prince Peyton 105, 5; Ethclka
110. Gloriana 110, 25; Peradrenture filly 110;
Second race, six and one-half furlongs Vanwert
112, Adalglso colt 112, $15; Sue Byder colt 112, $7;
Mayor B 117, Zampost 102, (20; Carmine 97, 35;
Treadaway 97: field ft.
Third rice, flre-elghtsofamlle, selling, maidens
Lorilla colt 115, Carmellle 103. Birdie colt 105,
Once More 105, Wilson Taylor 105, Sue Ryder colt
103, Honeymoon 100, Lyrist 98, Rhodamantha colt
93. Dorothy Vernon 98: no pooling.
rourth race, one mile Willie L 100. 33; Beck
100. Alrshaft 100, ,13; Daniel 100, Lizzie S5, tS.;
Fifth rare, flve-elghts of a mile, selling, maidens
Lady Belmont 105, 5: Florence Wallace colt 105,
Podlgal04. j;Masgra colt (W 8)103. Mullet 103,
(10: Ingot 102. 55: Forgetmenot 100, Mlral Ally 10
$5:Imneratrlce filly 10O, Platner 98, Rearguard 93,
S15: field 13.
Sixth race, six and one-half furlongs-Fidello
112, 116; Vocallte 112, Natalie S107. Hoey 102. SJ5:
St. Hubert 102, J12; John Winkle 97. 5; Mcintosh
9i p: field ?1.
GrentJSport at Danville.
Danville, Ky., Aug. 4. The third day of
the Danville Fair had fine weather, fast
track and had 4,000 spectators. In the 3-year-old
stake Connor won with ease and broke
the world's l ecord over a half mile track.
Nancy Hanks set the mark at 2:24 in 1890,
and it stood until today, when it was
lowered 3 seconds. The other races weto
First race, stake for3-year.old trotters, tiOO
Connor, blk s. by C. F. Clay 1 1 l
Hazel Dell 2 2 2
Fannie G 3 3 3
Vanity , 4 4 4
Time, 2:31K. 2:, 2:21.
Second race. 2:20 class, pacing, purse f 300
Barney B 1 1 1
BUnche Louise 2 2 2
Bahleta 3 3 3
Time, 2:21X. 2:27, 2:25i.
Third race, 2:28 class, trotting, purse f 33)
Billy Wilkes ;. I l l
Andy Cutter 4 3 3
Verhnda B 3 3 4
Ermine 5 4 3
Trafford 2 5 d
Time, 2:25K. 2:263(. 2:27.
The Hawthorne Races.
Chicago, Ang. 4. Hawthorne races: t
First race, nine-sixteenths of a mile Emma
first, Jake Allen second. Clip third. Time, :58l4-
Second race, nine-sixteenths of a mile Mildred
first, Mantell second. Inland third. Time. :S1.
Third race, one mile and 70 yards Chapman first,
Sunnybrook second, Billy Plnkerton third. Time.
Fourth race, six furlongs Blaze Duke first,
Woodford second, Catharine B third. Time, 1:18.
Flfkh race, seven furlongs Silverado first. Jac.
Murray second, Mlrabeau third. Time, l:32).
A Great Stallion Dead.
Lexington, Aug. 4. A special from Cyn
thiana, Ky., says: The great stallion Sultan,
sire of Stamboul and 26 others in the 2:30 list,
dropped dead at Abdallah Park this morn
ing after being driven a mile. He was the
property of W. T. Handy and the estate of
W. ir. Wilson. His owners recently le fused
$40,000 for him.
To Test the Wheels.
St. Louis, Aug. 4. Colonel Young, in
charge of Jefferson Barracks here, in con
Junction with local 'cyclists, ,1s arranging
for several new tests of the ability of 'cycles
ln military maneuvers. As a thorough test
of the -wheel in courier experiments, for in
stance, it is ip tended to have hones cover
the same territory, and so get the difference
in time, etc., between the two. It is also
more than likely that n big relay race will
be arranged between St. Louis aud Chicago.
Championship Doubles at S iratoga.
Saratoga, N. Y., Aug. 4. Bain interfered
with the tennis this afternoon, and only the
following scores were made:
Z Doubles, second round Hall brothers
against Hovey and Blxby, in favor of the
Agulasto brothers won against BItchieand
This leaves the championship donbles to
be decided to-morrow between Hall brothers
and Agalasto brothers.
Won on a Fou'.
CracnraATL, Ang. 4. A special to the
Times-Star from Hamilton, O., says: Ed Ben
nett, of Canada, and Jack Dougherty, or
Philadelphia, fought six rounds near Con
norsvllle, Ind., at 3 o'clock this morning, the
fight being given to Bennett on a fouL
The Keystone Road Rice.
To-morrow afternoon at 4 o'clock thesis-
mile road race of the Keystone Bicycle Club
will take place, providing the weather is at
all favorable. Some of those whoaro entered
have been training actively lately, and the
result will likely be astonishing to those
who have favorites pioked out for winners.
Some of them have taken occasion to go
over the course and have become familiar
with the road over which the race is to be
run, and it would not be surprising if the
riders would finish ln a bunch or any rate
very close together. There will be 14 riders,
whose names were published in The Dis
tatoh last week, and a open invitations
have been extended to all wheelmen to wit
ness the finish and start at Havesville, the
2:15 train will probably be crowded. It will
be a great race.
Miscellaneous Sporting Notes.
WILLIAM McMAnON. of the West End Gyms,
won the one mile race at the Building Trades pic
ALr Kennedy has written to Jim Corbett sug
gesting that he and Myer work together at New
Orleans and wear duplicate colors.
Fred Plaisted and Henry McDonald, of
Ottawa, have arranged to row a match race ln
singles, August 20, on the canal at Ottawa, for a
purse of f3uo.
Constant Reader Sullivan contested against
Frank Herald ln the Collsseum. Allegheny, in Sep
tember. 1SSS. and the battle only lasted one round.
Chief Murphy stopping the encounter.
You can't always Judge from appearance. The
racer with a tilckle-plated wheel and a giddy rac
lng suit may be able to ride his mile ln better than
three minutes, though It Is not likely that he can.
Emil Koos. of OH City, wires the papers sav
ing that he is in no way whatever connected with
foot racing as the "loafers Identified with it." He
has nothing to do with challenges ln which his
The committee on prizes for a recent bicycle
meet received as a contribution from the village
sexton an indorsed order. "Good for one grave
dug at anv time within one year." The committee
declined the gift.
The directors of the aquatic department of the
Manhattan Athletic Club are not discouraged by
the defeat of their pets by the New York A. C.
senior eight at Saratoga, hut will enter them in the
Middle States regatta, August 13.
Some good Judges think that Harding, of the
Manhattan A. C, Is the coming man at the 120
vard high hurdles. They exnress the belief that he
Is apt to show the way to either his clubmate. Cope
land, or to Lewis, the A. C. S. N. man, at the fall
The following Is the list from which the Boston
team will be selected to play against Philadelphia
for the intercity cricket championship next Mon
day and Tuesday on the Longwood grounds:
George Wright, L. Mansfield, a. Houghton. T.
Pettltt. Comhet, Falrburn. Thorpe, Mudle, Dut
ton, Muir, L. Houghton, Cracknel!, Chambers.
Steve Coombs, of the Boston Athletic Associa
tion, has been an active participant in athletic
sports for the past three years and during that
period has won 45 prizes at sprinting and other
events out of 64 times competing. Of the 45 prizes
won. 28 arc firsts. 12 are seconds and seven are
thirds. Thirty-three hare been won from scratch
and the remaining 13 by the aid of handicaps.
There Is talk of giving John L. Snlllvan a bene
fit at Clermont Avenue Kink, Brooklyn, August 2).
Some first-class men mar be selected to spar with
the big fellow-perhaps Peter Maher or Choylnskl,
at least that's the way the story goes. To a good
many people It will seem extremely Imprudent for
Sullivan to take any chances of Injuring his hands,
especially when there is 345,000 at stake. So the
Maher or Choylnskl part of the story Is a bit
A DISPATCH from London to the Police Gazette
yesterday says that a strong attempt was made to
get Jem Smith to fight Joe Choynskl for 200 a side
at,the Coney Island Athletic Club. Smith was told
that he would receive fair play ln America, and
Rlchanl K. Fox guaranteed him 11,000 If he was not
treated right at either the Coner Island or Olrmplc
Club. Nothing, however, would tempt Smith to
fight ln this country. He said he would fight ln
England or nowhere.
It Is probable that the bicycle will figure strongly
ln the Presldental campaign. Clubs are already
being organized ln rarlous cities to take part ln
the parades, representing both parties, and ln
cities that are blessed with well paved streets there
Is no question that the wheeling division of a
torchlight procession will prore a raluable as well
as novel feature. The wheels will be bedecked
with streamers bearing the likeness of whlcherer
party's candidate the club favors, and will also
carry Chinese lanterns and other decorations.
Jack McAuliffe has written Bob Farrell to
this effect! "I don't know of a betterman than
you to be in mv corner. Bob. and if my hackers
agree to it I will have you there. Of course I will
par 7 ou well for your services, as good seconds are
mighty scarce. There is, as 3011 know, much
bother and disadvantage In having a man in your
corner who doesn't know how to handle tou.
When I fought Meyers at Nprth Jndson I had Dick
Roche, my backer, in mr corner, and though he is
one of the best friends I have got, he doesn't know
a heap about seconding. "
RIVER NEWS AND NOTES.
Louisville Items The Stage of Water and
the Movements of Boats.
ffPECIAL TELEGRAMS TO TnE DtRPATCTT.1
Louisville, Aug. 4. Business fair. Weather
clear and pleasant. River falling slowly, with 2
feet 4 Inches in the falls, 4 feet 8 inches ln the canal
and 7 feet 8 inches below. The Ohio passed up
last night. Departures For Cincinnati, Big
Sandy: for Carrollton, Big Kanawha; for Evans
vllle, Carrie Hope.
What Upper Gauges Show.
Allegheny JUKCTiON-RlTcr 2 feet 6 Inches
and stationarr. Cloudy and warm.
Warren RiTer 0.3 teet. Clear and cooler.
Moroantown River 5 feet and stationary.
Clear. Thermometer 83 at 4 p. M.
Brownsville River 4 feet 9 Inches and station
ary. Clondy. Thermometer 79 at 6 p. X.
The News From Below.
St.-Locis Arrived Cherokee, from Memphis:
Arkansas City, trom Natchez. River 1C feet 7
Inches and falling. Clear and warm.
Wheeling River 3 feet 1 Inch anu falling.
Departed Courier, Parkersburg; H. K. Bedford,
Pittsburg, warm and cloudy.
CINCINNATI River 9 feet 4 inches and rising.
Clear and warm.
CaikoNo arrivals or departures. Blver 18.2
feet and falling. Clear and warm-
Echoes From the Levee.
THE Hudson is at Cincinnati being repaired.
There was no boat ln or out for Wheeling yes
terday. The Cincinnati wharfboatls being repaired and
The Buckeye State is at Cincinnati laid up by the
The II. K. Bedford, Captain Greene, is due from
Stage of water below Davis Island dam, 3 feet S
inches; river falling.
Mate CLAy Dale is at his home in Galllpolls,
where he is spending his summer vacation.
The Elizabeth. Captain Boyd, left yesterday at
2:30 o'clock for Elizabeth with a good trip.
Captain Harry Gould, or the J. M. Gusky,
went np the rlrer on a business trip yesterday,
TnE tug Alice S. Barr has been launched from
the Covington docks after being thoroughly over
hauled. The James G. Blaine. Captain Jacobs, came ln
from Morgantown last night. She Is the Browns
ville packet out this afternoon.
Captain Tom Rees, well known along the
rlrer in this city, returned yesterday from an ex
tended trip in the West and South.
The Adam Jacobs. Captain Cox, cleared for Mor
gantown at 3 o'clock yesterday. She had a good
trip in both freight and passengers. .
Harry Dovaldson. pilot on the Venice, left for
his home ln Monongahela City last evening. Isaac
Reno will take his place till his return.
THE Wasp, a tug that has been doing dnty at
Port l'erry for sereral months, came down the
river and will now be engaged ln the first pool.
About 4,000 people attended the picnic at Kin
ney's Grove resterdav. Both the J. M. Gusky and
the City or Pittsburg were filled to overflowing.
The boats remained at the Twentieth street land
ing over night aud came down the river ln the
THE J. M. Gusky, towed by the J. M. Bowel,
will take out an excursion party from the Brother
hood of Engineers lo Klnner's Grove to-morrow.
As a large number are expected, the Ctty of Pitts
burg has also been engaged ln case of an
A BIVERMAN said yesterday: "The onlv thing
we are doing now Is spending money. There is
nothing to do, so we have turned in and aro busy
repairing ererythlng ln sight. Repairing Is ex
pcnslre at any time, but can be done cheaper when
the water Is low than at any other time."
THE rlrermen are becoming rcrr indignant over
the fact that nothing has been done to clear the
river of obstructions and snags. They claim that
the river bed about Pittsburg lsln bad coudltlun
and needs attention. They sar It Is a subject or In
terest to ereryone along the rlrer, and should re
ceive attention. v
The National Board of Steam Navigation meets
at New York, September 13. All the ports ln the
country hare representation at Its annual meet
ings, anil the orginlzatloti has accomplished a
great deal ln the way of advancing the river Inter
ests: particularly is this so of the work during the
past year. Captain Hende-son, ln speaking of the
subject yesterday, said: "The National Board has
done and Is now doing more in the Interests of
rlrermen than any other organization. Within a
year they have succeeded in having more obnox
ious laws repealed than all other bodies put to
gether. One of the laws repealed was that
requiring a man to serve as a pilot
or mate on somu ressel a full year be
fore he could hol.la captain's commission.
This was necessary no matter how the coinietent
a man might be. but through efforts of this board
this law was repealed, and now a man can become
a captain as soon as he wishes. Another thing
that has been done away with was the. hospital
fee that everyone on a boat was formerly re
quired to pay. This fee was 40 cents a month, and
the money collected each year was considerable.
Through the same means the Inspection fees have
been done away with, and now a boat Is inspected
free ofcostto theownei. A great deal of interest
Is taken by Pittsburg rirermen ln this board and
each year a large delegation Is sent from hereto
attend Its meetings."
The following men hare been elected to repre
sent this city at the next meeting: S. S. Brown,
W. H. McKlnlev, W. J. Wood, Addison Lysle.W.
H. Crump, W. B. Rodgcrs, O. A. Blackburn and
John Moren. ,
Ocean Steamship Arrival.
Steamer. Where From. Destination.
Gellert New York Hamburg.
FnerstBlsmarck..New York Southampton.
Werra New York Genoa,
MONEY FOR SCHOOLS.
$5,000,000 of State Money Distrib
uted Among the Districts.
IT WON'T INCREASE TAXATION,
But It Will Result In Longer Terms and
Much Better Buildings.
WHAT AILEGHESI COUNTY EECE1TES
rSFECIAL TELEGRAM to THE DISPATCH.1
Harrisburg, Aug. 4. The excellent
condition of the State Treasury'not only
justifies the payment this year of the appro
priation of 5,000,000 to the school districts
of Pennsylvania, but after this great obliga
tion shall have been met the. public ex
chequer will have at least 55,000,000 to its
Of the amount appropriated to the com
mon school system,' $3,835,331 10 have been
forwarded to 1.780 of the 2,338 districts in
the State and the remainder will get their
pro rata share as soon after the receipt of
the necessary reports at the Department of
Public Instruction as the proper warrants
can be prepared.
For the year ended the first Monday in
June, Philadelphia has received her full
allotment, amounting to 81,071,790 70, ex
clusive of ?3,000 to which the Franklin In
stitute is entitled, and ?3,006 allowed for
the expenses of teachers' institutes.
The appropriation to each school district
is based on the number ot taxables iu it.
For each taxable ?3 45J are distributed.
For the years ended on the first Monday in
June, 1890 and 1891, 52,000 annually were
appropriated, and each taxable represented
51 33 3-10. The two preceding years the
school appropriation was $L500,COO each, and
from 1S7J to 137, $17,000,000 annually.
The Department of Public Instruction to
day forwarded to Philadelphia $571,790 70,
the balance due that city for the year ended
in June. Next to Philadelphia, Allegheny
county is entitled to the largest sharo of the
appropriation made by the State. Pitts
burg's, allotment is $192.938 63, and Alle
gheny's $85,259 04; but neither of these cities
has received its money because of tardiness
in presenting the necessary papers at the
department. For the same reason, Brad
dock, Sushore, Chartiers boroush and town
ship, Edgewood, Harrison, Leet and Os
borne districts have not been paid. All the
rest of the 86 districts in the county, which
are entitled to $441,345 15, have received their
amounts. For Allegheny City the proper
certificate has been filed with the school de
partment, and it will get its school money
as early as possible, probably next week.
1 he increased appropriation to the schools
from $2,000,000 to $5,000,000 is not likely to re
sult in diminishing tuxes in the places to
which the monoy has gone and is going, as
had been predicted when a larger amount
was voted; bnt it will lead to the extension
of school terms, the increase of the salaries
of teachers, the erection or more school
houses and the better maintenance of these
institutions, whether old or now. There is
great necessity for lengthening the school
term in many of the school districts of the
State. In 1,200 of these bnt six months are
taught annually, and as a result or the in
creased appropriation many or the school
distiicts will extend the term to seven, eight
and nino months.
MI50E M'KEESPOBT MATTEES,
A Telegraph Pole War Street Car Repair
Shops Horse Thieves.
McKxesport, Aug. 4. Special. War is
being waged by the city against the Western
Union Telesraph Company, which is likely
to be settled ln court. Some time ago the
Councils passed an ordlnanco which pro
vided that only octagonal poles be erected
within the city limits. This was passed
when the street car company asked permis
sion to put up poles. The ordinance referred
to the car company and no other particular
company. To-day the telegraph company
attempted to replace the old poles with new
ones. The workmen attempted to cut the
old ones off and dig new holes, but the
property owners rebelled ln amanner which
almost culminated ln a fistio enconnter.
The Mayor being absent, the Chairman of
Council was appealed to, and work was
The McKeesport and Beynoldton Pas
senger Railroad will have shops of its own
in this city, having put chased entire new
machinery in Pittsburg. The building will
be erected once.
A gang of horse thieves have Been oper
ating ln this city for some time, and, it
seems, cannot be apprehended. Last even
ing the stable of John Martin, of Beynold
ton, was broken open and a valuable horse
BUSINESS MEN BUNKOED
By a Sharper Who Pretended to Represent
a Debt Collecting Agency.
New Caste, Aug. 4. Special F. Wylie,
the Youngstown man in Jail here charged
with defrauding a number of New Castle
business men,Mias been released, as he has
settled the cases against him. Wylie's
methods were peculiar and successful, hav
ing succeeded in defrauding many mer
chants in Beaver Falls, Sharon, Youngstown
and other neighboring towns.
He claimed to represent a large collection
agency, and that his firm had no trouble in
collecting bad debts. By paying $6 a busi
ness firm could become a member of the
agency, which notified all the debtors and
brought suits. He agreed to file a bond of
$1,C00. Nearlv 20 firms took stock in the fel
low's story and paid him the money. He
never filed the bond; his company could not
be found, and the business men. becoming
nusDlcious, bad Him arrested. There were
six suits asaiust him, all of which were set
tied. He then went to Ohio, as Sharon par
ties were after him.
THE BEADD0CK BUDGET.
A. Quarrel Between Borough Officers A.
Strike Against Carnegie Material.
Braddock, Aug. L Special Th9 Police
Committee will bo called upon to investi
gate certain difficulties which exist between
the Chief of Police hero and Ordinance Offi
cer Gibson. The trouble arises over the dis
tribution of costs from suits before the Bur
;resj, of which Gibsou claims that he did not
i,et his share.
Thomas Gallagher, aged 35, yardmaster at
the Carnegie turnacei, was Jolted trom the
top ot a car this evening ana thrown under
the wheels. His let leg was amputated be
low the knee. He was taken to the Meicuy
Hospital, where he died to-day.
The bricklayers in the employ of the
Westinghouse Airbrake Works, at Wilmerd
ing, went out on u strike to-day. They were
workingi on a stackhouse on which were
beams, they claimed, from the Homestead
An Ex-Mayor Stricken Down.
Massillon, Aug. 4. Special Ex-Mayor
Samuel C. Bowman, who served as a Repre
sentative from Stark county and was a
member of tbeStato Board of Equalization
in 1880, was stricken with paralysis while at
tending n'meeting or the Falrmouut Or
? bans' Home at Alliance yesterday evening,
lis entire lelt side and power oi speech is
affected, and his condition is critical.
A ratal Family Booze.
Carlisle, Aug. 4. Speciaf.l An affray oc
curred in Chambersburg late last night at
the home of Frank Yeager, which resulted
in the fatal stabbing or his son by Ycazor.
Tho mother was, also, stabbed in the nuck
and otherwise bruised. Duiing the evening
the putty became intoxicated and disor
derly. Tho son will die-. Yeager is in Jail
uwuitin & a hearing to-morrow.
The Washington People' Parly.
WASniNOTON, Pa., Ang. 4. Special The
Washington county People's party conven
tion was held here to-ftay, and J. B, Carter,
of this place, was elected Chairman. Tho
Congressional convention to nominate a
candidate for Congress from the Tweuty-fourtu-district
was set lor August 13.
Christened Camp Buckeye.
Zanesyille, Aug. 4 Specioi Colonel E.
C Brush, of the Fiist Rozitnent, Light Ar
tillery, has issued orders, ln which the camp
of the regiment at Nowark, August 11 to 16
exclusive, will be called "camp Buckeye."
Quit the Investigation ln Dls-ost.
Harrisburg, Aug. 4. Special Represent
ative W. Rush Glllan, of Franklin countyIs
no longer a member of the legislative com
mittee to investigate the management of the
Soldiers Orphans' Schools under the Wright
syndicate, Speaker Thompson having ac
cepted his resignation. Mr, Glllan has
turned over to Chairman Baker the commit
tee money he bad ln his possession, and says
he does not believe the committee will do
anything but spend the $5,000 appropriation.
A WILE BANDS OF TOPICS
Covered by tho Lectures at Chautauqua ln
Chautauqua, N. Y., Aug. 4. Special Dr.
J. T.Duryea told a large crowd of 'Chautau
quans, to-day, why tho Bible tells us to "go
to the ant." Dr. Dnryea began the study of
animals to find if the largest brains mean
the most mental powers, and finds the ant
to be the brightest of the earth's creatnres.
completely overthrowing the Idea of realists.
He thinks that the brain is the highest
power, proving that it. Is a physical organ.
President J. G. Schurman, of Cornell,
traced up the history of marriage and di
vorce, to-day. He says if divorces increase
at the present rate 'or 100 years, one-halt of
the marriages will be dissolved by divorce.
The cause of this increase, he says, is the
growth of individuality and the lack of
thought and care for others. Mrs. Alden
("Pansv") gave the Girls' Clnb a very inter
esting talk, to-day. Prof. B. Ogden Dore
mus' lecture, "What was Chaos?" was one of
the finest scientific demonstrations ever
seen in Chautauqua.
forged His ATealthy Father's Name.
Massillon, Aug. 4. Special The officers
of a private bank at Wilmot, nine miles
south of here, discovered that a very neat
forgery had been worked on them about a
week ago. Daniel Marks, avonng married
man, presented a note for $135. signed by his
father, a wealthy farmer. Tho bank ac
cepted it for security for an advance of
$100. They learned to-day from the senior
Marks that his signature was a forgery. The
Junior Marks has disappeared, leaving a
family behind him.
Grove City Tho Stillwagon family, of
Northern ana Western Butler county, have
been left a fortune amounting to $13,000,000
by a relative in Northern England.
BocnESTER, Pa James Kaszar, or this
place, and Miss Nina Wallace, of New
Brighton, eloped yesterdav, presumably for
some Gretna Green ln West Virginia.
DuquESNE James J. Murphy and Miss
Agnes Penman, a popular young couple,
eloped to Cumberland, Md., where they
were married yesterday morning. The
groom is a brother of Detective P. J. Mur
phy. Frankxin A letter has been received
from General George R. Snowden by J.
W. Kerr, a prominent Grand Army man of
this city. General Snowden is as positive as
ever in his opinion that Private lams mer
ited his punishment.
Scottdale Burglars forced an entrance to
the new Kramer Hotel barroom. The cash
register was opened and $5 in change se
cured, and a gold watch and chain worth $20
belonging to the barkeeper, several bottles
of champagne, whiiky and other bottled
goods and boxes ot fine cigars were taken.
Belleponti A petition has been pre
sented to the Court of Center county asking
that W. T. Ullllblsh be compelled to resign
his position as President or the Bellefonte
Borough Council. The petition sets forth
that while a member of councils Mr. Hilli
bish used his office as a means of personal
Dayton Frederick Kayser. an aged, ec
centric and wealthy miser, hanged himself
Wednesday after a quarrel with his daugh
ter. Kayser dressed in rag and looked and
acted like a distressed mendicant. His
danghter had endeavored to induce him to
clean himself up and discontinue his slop
Hazleton At Upper Lehigh Coal Com
pany's colliery, Wednesday afternoon, Rob
ert Walton, with his laborer, a Hungarian,
were propping np what appeared to be an
unsafe slip. A second slip, which had
not been noticed by Walton, and adjoining
the one ho was trying to brace, became dis
lodged, and in an instant both blocks of coal
and rock came down, killing both men.
PEOPLE COMING AND GOING.
W. CL Magee left for Ohio yesterdav on
It J. Phipps and wife, of Butler, Pa., are
at the Schlosser Hotel.
Joseph Fuhrer, Jr., and wife, of Butler
street, will spend the next ten days at At
Hugh Ferguson, Councilman of the
Seventeenth ward, returned last night from
a bnsiness trip ln Tennessee.
Hon. John 3L Keener, Spokess Gress,
and John F. Metlnger, of Greonsbuig, were
at the Seventh Avenue Hotel yesterday.
"William McWilliams and wife and Dr.
Holbert apd wife, of the Bedstone Coke
Works, near Uniontown, passed through
Pittsburg yesterday on their way to Denver.
Sir. and Mrs. B. J. Stenger, Jurv Com
missioner Thomas Mullen, Miss Ellen Mul
len, Mrs. F. M. King, Mrs. Martin Joyce and
Miss Delia Joyce, all of the Snuthslde. have
left together to spend a few weeks at Atlan
tic City and Cape May,
E. L. Crawford, a young attorney of
Waynesburg, is visiting J. H.' Wie,the Pltts
bingittorney. Mr. Crawford sayn the Dem
ocrats of the Fayette, Green, Washington
and Allegheny Congressional district will
likely nominate J. A. Wise, of Washington
county, for Congress.
PitUburger in New York.
New Yore, Aug.4.-5berfo1 The follow
ing Pittsbnrgers are registered at New York
hotels: J. M. Gufley, Fifth Avenne; B. F.
Jennings, Fifth Avenue; B. F. Jones, Fifth
Avenue; Mrs. A. Lauglilin, Fifth Avenue;
C. L. Pose, Fifth Avenue; E. D. Adams,
Everett; M. R. Barton, Morton: M.L. Becker,
Gllsey; A. W. Black, Brunswick; B. O. Brnce,
Hoffman: J. S. Cooke, In:ematIonal; J. Els
man, Cosmopolitan; H. Hamah, Metropoli
tan; T. J. Hamilton, Imperial; A. P. McCord,
Metropolitan: B. Millar, Hoffman; G. W.
Miller. Sturtevant; J. H. Borrow, Morton;
Mrs. Phipp, Grand Union; T. Salmon, Bel
videre; F. B. Smith, Brunswick; J. Spandani,
Belviderc: J. D. Weeks, Fark Avenue: J.
SH0ET ST0BIES OF CITY LIFE.
The Select Knights' Military Band will
give a concert at Highland Park this even
ing. The corner-stone of the new chapel for
the Little Sisters of the Poor, at Peun ave
nne and Rebecca street, will be laid on noxt
Sunday at 4 p. m. by Kt. Rev. Bishop Phelan.
Officers Loughrey and Kelly arrested
William Bedell, Guslave Krumme and
Michael Asosky on tho Southside and locked
them np ln tho Twcntv-eighth ward station
house for Jumping od P. V. & C. trains.
An ularm of fire from box 68, at 10:20 last
night, was cansed by a flro ln . house at 321
Thirty-third street owned by Thomas Mc
Caffrey and occupied by William Ford.
The fit e was caused by a lamp exploding.
I TJNDEB THE LAWS HEAVY HAND.
Mrs. Harriet Lewis and Hugh MeKiskey
were arrested yesterday on a warrant by In
spector McLaughlin and locked up in tho
Fourteenth ward station for keeping a dis
Thomas McCuly And Daniel Smith of the
Twenty-seventh ward were arrested last
ovenlng by Officer Welsh and lodged in the
Twenty-eighth ward station on the charge
of disorderly conduct.
CnARLES Neal, colored, was arrested by
Inspector McLaughlin yesterday and lodged
in the Fourteenth ward station on a charge
of larceny. Noal was only released from the
worknouse Ave days airo, where he had
served a term of thirty days for larceny.
Alderman King continued his hearings
yesterday ln tho illegal liquor casea ponding
before him. Four more defendants were
held for court and one was discharged.
Those held ior court were Albert Lnhotas,
Jr.. John Logantosky, Fred Carpand, John
Alder. Albert Lahotas, Sr., was discharged.
Detective Robinson lelt for Harrisburg
last' night to apply for requisition papers for
the return of Ben Tmpper.who was arrested
in New York on Wednesday night. Trapper
is charged with embezzling a sumof money
from 11. C. Elliott, the Liberty street instal
ment man. He was arrested while in the act
of boarding a steamer for Europe.
Albion Farley entered suit before Alder
man Kerr yesterday, charging Fritz Zim
merman, Louis Scllraan and Joseph Kane
with larceny.. Ho alleges that the three'
men broke Into his room on'Sprlng Garden
avenue, Allegheny, and carried off $25 worth
of paint, some tarpenterV tools and $15
worth or ljumber. They gave bail in the
stun of $500 each for a hearing next TViesday.
For Western Perm-'
sylvania and West
Preceded by Stum
ers, Warmer, Var
For Ohio: Fair,
The barometer is below the normal ln the
Atlantic coast and East Gulf States and ln
the Missouri Valley. Two slight barometric .
depressions appear, one north on the Gulf
of St. Lawrence, the other in the extrme
Northwest. The area of highest pressure
central Wednesday evening over Iowa and
Southern Minnesota, has advanced over the
Southern Upper Lake Begion.
The temperature has risen slightly along
the Immediate Atlantic coast, and from the
Middle Missouri Valley to the Gulf coast.
It has fallen 5 to 10 from the Eastern
Lake Region over the Upper Ohio Valley.
Light showers have occurred from the Up
per Ohio Valley to Northern New York and
at points along the Gulf coast. Generally
fair and slightly warmer weather is indi
cated for the central valleys during Friday.
The BIJou Theater, Handsomer Than Ever,
Opens for the Season.
The BIJou Theater, brighter and more com
fortable than ever, was opened for the sea
son last night, and an immense audience
filled every seat and most of the standing
room. Lew Dockstader's minstrels were in
possession of the stage, and they could
hardly have asked lor a nicer match than
the weather and the greeting both were
warm. If numbers and enthusiasm go for
anything, Pittsburg showed last night that
she wants summer theatricals. The Dock
stader programme is new and entertaining
enongh ln the main. Lew Dockstader, as
usual, is the keystone ln the arch, and
his humor is Just as dry and as infectious as
ever. His songs do not include anything
very startling in the way of wit, or catchi
ness, but a good deal ot fun of one sort or
another. His broad caricature ot the Presi
dent and Mr. Cleveland is very lanzhable
of conrse, although the question of whether
such things are in good taste or even
decency mislit be asked. In any other
country but this Mr. Dockstador would only
burlesque the ruler of the land once Just
think of snch a performance in Germany
whew! But it must not be understood for a
moment that Mr. Dockstader is not funny
in overy thing he does. He is beyond all
question one of the brightest comedians
The songs of J. C. Harrington, the old
Irishman's ballad German yodel song and
plantation darky ditty, were excellent; the
versatility of this actor is quite remarkable.
He is a graceful dancer also. William
Rowe's pedestal clog dance is a wonderful
performance in its way an awfully warm
way last night one would think. There is a
weakness iu the sentimental end or the pro
gramme. Nothing so effective as last sea
son's "Picture Turned to the Wall," was
trotted out, and while Harry Leighton sang
"My Mother's Goodnight Kiss" prettily
enough, aud J. M. Woods rendered "Bring
Back the Old Smile" with delicate expres
sion and much sweetness, it cannot be said
that either song appeals to the heart, as
some minstrel songs have done. It is curi
ous, indeed, how narrow is the channel of
melody and matter with popular song
writers nowadays. For topical songs old
airs are still preierred.
In the second part the musical fooling of
Faike and Lemons was good, and Blocksom
and Burns' mock gymnastic feats were sim
ply side splitting. Indeed, the audience
was in roars all evenins", and the indorse
ment of Dockstader' efforts could haidly
have been heartier. If any objeotionis seri
ously to be made to details, the introduc
tion of an objectionable verse Into one of
Mr. Dockstader's songs merits it. Surely It
doesn't pay to offend against propriety even
in tun. The new drop curtain and decorations
of the BIJou Theater, which have already
been described here, including the new pro
gramme, which is neat ana tasteful, were
Charles Oxenhart Dies From Injuries Re
Charles Oxenhart, aged 34 years, a well
known butcher in the Fast End, died at his
home, 2fa 230 Center avenue, yesterday
afternoon, from Injuries received by falling;
from his wagon Wednesday morning. Mr.
'Oxenhart was driving his horse and wagon
out Center avenue early "Wednesday morn
ing. The front wheel passed over a large
stone, jolting Oxenhart trom the seat. The
hind wheel passed over his abdomen, injur
ing him internally. He leaves a wife and
Four other accidents occurred daring the
day. They are:
McGee James McGee, an Ironworker at a
Woods' Run mill, fell from a wagon while
unloading metal yesterday afternoon. He
suffered a slight fracture of the skull. Patrol
wagon No. 2 conveyed him to his homs, 101
Market street, Allegheny, where Dr. Wright
McConauqhy David McConaughy, a
laborer employed by Evan Jones: on Penn
avenue, Ease End, met with a serious acci
dent yesterday afternoon. He ran out on
the street to stop a runaway team, when the
end of the wagou tongue struck him on the
bead, knocking him senseless. He was car
ried into Dr. Clark's office, where his head
was dressed. He was sent to his home on
Fletcher Burt Fletcher, an employe at
the Black Diamond Steel Works, had his
loot crnsbed under a pile of iron last even-
ln YTn Traa mt.n m Ills brtmA nn Twnnt.w.
Unknown A man was nrougnt down trom
Homestead on the Tide yesterday forenoon
and taken to the West Penn Hospital for
treatment. He was suffering from a severe
injury to the back, the result of a fail into a
pit. The authorities at the hospital declined
to give the man's name, or anything about
I have a French Pea that will surprise you
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A very excellent French Pea, small and
tender, Scans for$l 00.
A fine French Pea at 17c, or 3 cans for 50c
And tho best bargain of all Is a real Maguire
Pea, 2 cans for 25c
The very finest French Pea I sell at 27c, or
4 cans for $100,
This week I am selling the best 25o Golden
Rio coffee that has been sold here for ten
years. Drop in and buy a pound and have a
If yon keep on buying goods at passbook
prices you will die poor. If you buy at my
prices there is nothing to hinder yon to get
Granulated Sugar for a few days longer at
4Jc a pound by the barrel and 21 pounds for
Do not forget my 3-lbs good, whole-roasted
coffee for 50c
Fine Limburger cheese at 10c
I sell more crackers than any five stores ln
the city. WhyT Because I sell the very
Vanilla Wafers, 2 pounds for -5c
Sultana Fiuits. per pound Ho
Pure, thin Waters, 3 pounds for 25o
Royal Milks, 3 pounds for Mo
Cream Crackers, per pound .20o
Assorted Jumbles. 2 pounds for 25o
Graham Wafers, 2 pounds for. .....25o
Oatmeal Crackers, per pound lOo
Wine Cracker?, per pound....... ........... 8o
Eagle Butters, 3 pounds for .25o
Nic-Nncs, 3 pounds for ........250
My stock is always fresh.
Buy Vancleef Flour if yon want white,
New kit Mackerel at 75o a kit,
5 lbs Cornstarch for 25c
Send for price list, and order by man.
Freight paid on $10 worth and upward to
JOSEPH M'KEE, -36
Ohio St., Allegheny.