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THE aiOBNING TIMES, FRIDAY,
MABCH 26, 1897.
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fi BLUE-BLOQDED BLUEGOAT
German Baron Gels on the Cap
itol Police Squad.
A '"FORTUNE COMING TO HIM
Peculiar Terms of His Mother's
Will CoiilcL Him to Serve Ton
Tears in Government Service.
Jle Fought Jn u Duel unci Is There
fore a Fugitive From Justice.
Among the recent acquisitions to tlie
police force of Washington is one whose
interesting history makes liltn one of the
mostunique personages among tho"finest.'!
He-'Js Duron John L. Yon Muegge, a
nobleman of the Gorman empire, and an
heir by the will of his mother to a large
estate in the Fatherland.
Harou Von Muegge is a. member of the
Tile baron was not inclined to follow
the precepts of his mother, the late
Baroness Marie Josephine von Muegge,
twin Countess of Holzendorr, in the King
dom or Saxony, Dresden, Germany, in his
his-youth, and it is largely due to this
fact' Mint lie will do police duty at the
Jie came dangciously near placing a
blot -upon the family escutcheon while a
cadet at the German Naval Academy at
Hanover, when he cinllciigcd and fought
a duel with the Count or Westcnhagen, in
which encounter iwth were slightly
wounded. The piominonce cf tl.e prin
cipals attracted widespread attention at
the time, and the law took a Land in the
afrair. The baron came to this country
a fugitive from justice.
His mother's fears that he would 'not be
able to properly control such a large for
tune as would be his upon her death were
Nticngtlicned by this escapade, and she
provided thather foituneofTOO.OOO marks
should l turned over to certain charitable
Institutions if her son did not live up to
the conditions of her will. One of these
was that he should serve ten years in a te
sponsible position or in a city government,
police service preferred. At the expiration
of this time he was to have credentials
from the governments or cities in which he
i-ervcd. The baroness, knowing the high
rani: in which police officials are held in
Europe, decided that the baron's connection
with the service would have a salutary in
fluence 'n litting him for the proper man
agement of the fortune.
Uaron von Muegge was in this country
anil had becomean American citizen when
he heard or his mother's death at Baaeu
Baden, in 1SS5. and the conditions of her
He interested George Savage, a lawyer
of Baltimore, in his case and alto secured
the influence of George II. Pendleton, of
Cincinnati, who was then the United States
niinlbter to Germany. In 1SST the latter
made application to the German govern
ment Tor the liaron'.s'inheiltance, stating
in the request that the baron was an
American citizen and entitled to the rights
and privileges guaranteed to citizens of
the United States. He declared the
young man was not compelled to carry
out the foolish requirements made in iiis
mother's will, but as the natural heir-at-law
was entitled to the estate.
The case was heard in the high couit
of Germany, before the presiding judge of
Dadea -Baden. A decision was handed
down in 1SSS to the effect that, although
the baron was an American citizen, the
monex belonged tothe baroness, hismother.
and that she had a right to do with It as
she saw fit. The liarou must comply with
the conditions of the will or forfeit his
claim to the estate.
The judge, however, extended the time in
the provision of the will, so that the baron
could present his credentials of having
berved on the police force of the United
Htntes ten years after the decision was
handed down. Having now no alternative,
the baron began the work of compliance.
His credentials show that he has done
police duty in many or the principal cities
of the United States. He has served nine
years a:id hopes to complete the tenth upon
the Capitol police force.
He was once appointed i police officer of
the Big Four road on the recommendation
of Mr. Mc-Kinley,in order to help the young
man on his way to rortune lleafterward
sought a position in the Government Secret
Service and passed a very creditable ex
amination, but found that he would have
to wait too long for an appointment, so he
succeeded In securing his place upon the
Capitol police force. He will claim his
fortune at the completion of his ten years
of service, but will continue to reside in
A HI OXS TOAST SA EXG12RBUXD.
Mii-ionl Program nnd Banquet in
Honor uXew Bowling Champions.
The big banquet hall of the Arion Sing
ing Society, handsomely decorated for
tne occasion, was the scene last night of
as jolly a. gathering as ever round itself
within four Avails. The occasion was the
regular monthly social gathering of the
Arion Society Bowling Club, which last
night was arranged to do honor to the
Washington Saengerbund bowling team,
the new champions of the District in the
major league. The function took the form
of a handsome banquet and musicale, in
which latter the Arion Singing Society,
under the capable direction of Prof, llaler,
took a prominent and highly pleasing part.
In addition to the guebts of honor, the
Saengerbund bowlers, there were present
representatives of Carioll Institute and
"Washington Athletic Club bowling teams,
In both the leagues, and a number of in
vited guests, all bowlers or admirers of
the sport, and prominent in these was
Jacobus S. Jones, the veteran sterling
bowler of the Columbia Athletic Club.
Mr-Fred Schluid, captain of the Saenger
bund bowlers and a member of the Arions,
filled acceptably the post of toastmastcr
and general director. After several ex
cellent selections by the Arions, under
Prof- Baler, the company to the number
of tome sixty guests, was seated before
three iong tallies, which bore in great
profusion substantial s, as well as delica
cies of the season, with a plentiful supply
of the beautiful amber fluid and other
liquids, and it took but a Tew moments
for the company to become just such a
jolly, merry and good-natured gathering
eg wc who know bowlers might expect.
When the inner man had lw;cn satisfied
with the good things provided, Toast
master Schlaiu called the assemblage to
order, and the "feast of reason and the
flow of soul" had a merry inning. Toasts
were responded to by Bernard Locraft,
or the Carroll Institute team; Capt. will
lam Kidd, of the Washington Athletic
Club, and Jacobus Jones, of the C. A. C,
who spoke at length upon a subject in
Trhinh ho Ik nnst, nmstpr. Then Mine re
marks by Mr. Harlow, of the C. I. re-
serves, and by S. Des!o,-or the Sacnger
reserves, who made a most enjoyable
and witty address. Others tcld all they
knew and then the assemblage settled
itself for several hours of further enjoy
ment in music, story-telling nnd general
jollity, and at a late hour dispersed,
highly pleased with the Bohemian enter
tainment and glad that the Saengerbund
had such good friends to provide amuse
ment upon the occasion or their win
ning the championship.
SAYS RYAN IS AFRAID.
George Green Denies That no Made
a Win-ur-Lose Demand.
San Francisco, March 25. -George Green,
the conqueror or "Mysterious Billy" Smith,
denies most emphatically the report that he
had wired the Syracuse club that in case
"Tommy" It yon consented to meet hinf he
must have $2,000, win or lose.
"You can say that I never made any
such proposal," said Green. "The fact
of the matter Is that Ryan does not want
to meet me. I have been trying to get
hlmiuto a ring with mc lor several weeks,
but I guess the prospects of a meeting are
slim. The Olympic Club, of this city, has
made a most tempting oifer to Ityan, and
if he is game he will accept it."
The Olympic Club or this city is looking
for some good fistic materiul. Yesterday
Douglass White, of the club, had a short
chat with "Tom" Sharkey. He asked the
sailor if he would niece Peter Maher in a
limited round contest, and Sharkey quick
ly answered in the affirmative.
"But," said Sharkey, "I will not "ight
Tor a cent less than $10,000. I have been
offered that purso iu the East by two
clubs, and I am waiting to hear what
There will be a meeting of the Olympic
Club directors this evening and Director
White wilt suggest that, a large purse be
offered for a twenty-round contest between
Corbettaud Maher, and if the former cham
pion will not consent, other arrangements
will be made.
HARDY LIYED ON HIS WITS
A Detroit Youth Made Bills He
Could Not Pav.
Kan Away From His Comfortable
noine and Uvea" Uigli at Other
Frank J. Hardy, a youth of seventeen
years, who is said to have a rather un
savory reputation at his home in Detroit,
Mich., came to Washington to see Presi
dent McKinley inaugurated, and bince that
time has been in more or less trouble.
The fast-pace at which he was living
toon depleted the ready cash on hand, and
itbecame necessaryforhim tosecuremoney
by other means, and his board and lodging
without paying for it. This is what got
him into trouble.
On February 14 Hardy came to the
Hotel Regent and registered without a
cent in his pocket, or any positive knowl
edge as to where he was going to procure
any money. According to his own state
ment, made yesterday, his father, who is
a prosperous and well-to-do contractor in
Detroit, had refused to send him any further
funds, but had sent him word that as he
had lert home without permission, he would
have to seek a livelihood by the best means
He also admitted that he had become
involved in some trouble iu Detroit which
had prompted him to run away from home,
and intimated that he had forged his
father's name to several checks. After
registering at the Kegent, Haidy went
to the Yi M. C. A. and represented to
Secretary Moulter and others of the as
sociation that lie was a member of the
Detroit Y. M. C. A. and after stating
that he was temporarily embarrassed, in
timated that he was in need of assistance.
31c was unable to produce any creden
tials to substantiate this,- and iu tpite or
the fact that his actions and conduct be
trayed him he was allowed fiec access to
the rooms, and after becoming acquainted
made various loans from a number of
members upon the representation that he
was expecting a remittance from his father.
He dressed elaborately and told big stories
of what he had done, where he had been,
and who his people were. His conduct
marked him as a wayward boy, but Secre
tary Moulter took an interest iu him and
assisted him to considerable extent.
Matters were brought to a climax yes
terday afternoon when Hardy was unable
to pay his board bill, after remaining uL
the hotel nearly two weeks, and Pro
prietor Murphy called in Detective Sut
ton and the young man was taken to the
First precinct station.
He admitted that he had been living
rather fast and had spent all his money
in having a good time and seeing Wash
ington. While at the hotel, in spite of
the fact that he had no money, he did
not attempt to keep down his bills, buc
was always lavish in his orders.
To what extent he has obtained money is
not known, as all interested have decided
not tc enter any charges against him, pto
vided lie would return home.
While at the station Hardy sent for Sec
retary Moulter and a pool was formed
among the Y. M. C. A. boys and a ticket
for Detroit purchased toenable him to get
home. Upon this consideration it was
agreed not to enter any charges against
him and his name was not recorded upon
After his release Secretary Moulter es
corted the young man to the depot and
placed him on the train for home. His
baggage was held at the Hotel Regent un
til he .could procure money to pay his
MAHER YVJLL GO IN TRAINING.
If He Whips Shnrltey He Will
rittsburg, Pa., March 25. -Peter Maher
arrived in Pittsburg tonight to confer with
bis backer nnd manager. He will begin
training at Westchester, N. Y., next Mon
day Tor his fight with Sharkey.
John J. Quinn telegraphed the Sharkey
people atSanFiancif-cotonlghtthat Maher
would like to have eight weeks in which
to train foi the contest, ir Maher defeats
Sharkey he will fight either Co rbett or God
dard if they desire a match.
Americans Won the Game.
London, March 25. A match game of la
crosse was played today between the Cres
cent Club team, of Brooklyn. N. Y., and the
team of the West London Club, the cham
pion lacrosse team in the south of England.
The game was played on (he grounds of
the West London Club, and was won by the
Crescent team, which beat the Englishmen
by a score of 7 goals to 3.
Looks Like Business.
Boston, March 25. The following was
given out today: "I have deposited $1,000
in cash with a temporary stakeholder, in
behalf of John L. Sullivan, and challenge
Robert Fitzslmmons to fight to a finish,
with gloves, before the club giving the
largest purse, for $5,000 aside and the
championship of the world, within nine
months from date. FRANK V. DUNN."
Big Sale of Horses.
Chicago, 111.. March 25. There were 100
head of horses sold today ab the Berry
sa'c at the Union Stock Yards. The drivers
went at $100 to $300; the saddle horses
at $100 to $300. There was no sale of
riteher Quarles Dead.
Petersburg, Va., March 25 William If.
Quarles, of this city, the -widely-known
baseball pitcher, died very suddenly this
afternoon. He had a turgicril operation
performed on him yesterday. He was
thirty years of age and unman Jed.
THE W1JG1ST WORK
The Air Was "Choppy" and Play
ers at a Disadvantage.
USUAL ROUTINE PRACTICE
Swaiiu's Uniform "Was Short on
Length nnd Caused the Uig Young
ster to TiiIU About the Mlscoucej:
tien of Ohio Greatness Gossip of
Other Clubs in Training.
The Senators and Old Boreas had a mix
up at the park yesterday, and honors were
even when time was called. The wind
was too strong and cutting for the boys
to work hard, and only light practice was
attempted. Every possible precaution was
taken to guard against catching cold.
The pitchers batted the ball to the in
and outfielders during the greater portion
of the time, morning and afternoon, and
then the twlrlcrs were schooled by Mc
Guirc and Farrell.
The new uniforms were distributed to
the players by Manager Schinelz. The
at-ho:uc suits are cream-colored with black
trimmings, and the traveling garb is cadet
gray with midnight finishings-cap, belt;
Swaim sized up Ids knickerbockers, and,
as they fell short aboutsix inches of reach
ing the knee, he inquired the number of
the nearest tailor. "The trouble," said the
young giant, "is that people overlook the
fact that big men grow out in Ohio, and
don't cut the cloth accordingly." Then
Schinelz, Norton and Selbach, who are also
"Buckeyes," exchanged wijiks, and ihccou
versation turned on the White House and
Senator Hanna. Tom Brown says.the Ohio
contingent in the club is liable to make it
a pennant-winner, assuming that the usual
luck will follow them.
Bets of all kinds were made between the
"Farrells"' and "McGuires" yesterday as
to which club would win next Monday's
game. Hats, neckties, shoes and cigars
were wagered at a reckless rate, and the
side that losses will have rather an expen
sive bill to settle.
Maul and IClngpersistin their mysterlous
ness, and up until last night had not inform
ed ireadquartcrs of their intentions. Per
haps "Silver" and "Smiling Al" have en
tered the spliynx Makes and gone Into
training for a deaf and dumb brother act.
The Brooklyn club is uoav down to hard
work at Charlotte, X. C. The practice
grounds, according to reports, are In ex
cellent condition and the weather is just
right for hard work. The team expects
to remain in the Tar Heel country about
two weeks and with the present conditions
excellent results should be obtained. A
regular game has been scheduled with the
local Young Men's Christian Association
club, and local cranks are much enthused
Other games may possible be arranged
with a view to give the men harder work.
Arrangements are also being made to give
the players warm shower bather baths and
rub downs after each practice. The citi
zens are much pleased to have the club
with them again and are doing all they
can to further its interests. The players
like Manager Bamle and believe him com
petent in every respect. They say he Is
a hustler and will get an enormous amount
of work out of- them. Altogether they
show that they are thoroughly in accord
with him and his methods.
Accoiding to the reports fiom the Cin
cinnati players, at New Orleans, they are
getting along In the very best fashion.
The cranks should not forget that the
Reds will be a very strong lot of players
They have In the past been quitters of
the worst kind, but they maj fool the
public this year.
Last season, when they weie at their
best, they weie as good as any team jn
the land, and there is any amount of proof
that they are f-tronger than they weie last
This fact makes them a very dangerous
factor in the lace for the pennant.
Hardly an j body will imagine that the
addition of Bieitenstein and possibly Cor
coran, will not strengthen the team won
derfully. It. will not in any f-ensc be n surprise If
Breitenstein turns out to be better .hnn he
ever was, and if lie is as good as he has
been on many occasions, he will be one
of the very best pitchers in tl.e League.
And if this turns out to be the caw, the
Rods will be Just as likely to win the pen
nant as any other team In the League.
One thing is certain, and that is, Brush
means to make the effort of his lire to
win the coveted flag.
Clarke, Fraser, and Wilson are the only
members or the Louisville Baseball Club
who have not yet reported for duty. Clarke
has not signed and is, therefore, not ex
pected. Frnser, having spent some time
in training at Hot Springs, before his mar
riage, has becu given until April 1 to
report. Wilson, who has also been In
training at Hot Springs has Joined the
team at West. Baden. All the players look
to be Iu good shape. Clingman, who will
bat left-handed this year, thinks he will
never again be regarded as a weak hitter
McCreery has not signed, but It is stated
he will accept $2,100. The club com
menced practice as soon as West Baden
So far the work of the Philadelphia Club
has been very satisfactory to Manager
StalllngR. Hanlon, of the Baltimore team,
states that he Is motethnn satisfied with
the appearance of his players, and Man
ager Joyce has the same to say about the
Giants, so that it may be concluded that
the officials of all the teams arc not only
satisfied with their men, but have an idea
that they have winners in hand.
LEAGUE PITCHING AVERAGES.
Rhines, of Cincinnati, Led the List,
With Hotter Second.
The National League official pitching
averages, which have been published, fur
nish some rare surprises. Pitchers'
work is compared by the average of
earned runs made off each man's delivery.
The man to carry off first honors last
season was Rhines, of Cincinnati, a pitcher
who three years ago drifted back into
the minor leagues through dissipation. In
1894 he set to work to redeem himself,
and did It. Next year the Cincinnati
club took him back, and last year he
led the pitching.
Baltimore's excellent young pitcher,
Iloffer, conies in second, a place which he
held in f895 also. The big surprise of
all is the third place man, Hill of the
Louisvlllcs. This remarkable youngster
pitched thirty-six games, and, with most
discouraging surroundings, and in a los
ing team, munagedto beat all the veterans
of the League. It was also his first
year in fast company. There ought to
be a great future before him, if he does
not give way to egotism and flattery.
The veteran Cy Young, who led the pitch
ers in 1895, Is sixteenth on the list. He
plainly showed the effects of overwork.
Nichols comes in fourth. Clc viand has
the fifth and sixth places in Wilson and
Wallace, while Hawley is seventh and
Although these are official f lsurcs,jand by
Notwithstanding the-ery great effort
being ma'deUiy some nrcile poctors orthis
city to induce Dr. qung to restore his
rornier 'high feu: rate, bin dfctdr"isfifni
in his resolution not to do lo, and begs
leave to announce to the public that until
rurther notice he will "Continue to furnish
all medicines and appliances and treat all
who begin now until .cured at the low
rate oC $5 A.,MUNTI1. " ''While under the
care of Ur. Young there .will be no running
to drug stores for medicines. No matter
whether you have one or a half dozen
diseases, a- $5 bill covers cost of every
thing. Dr. Young's enormous" experience
and long, careful study have enabled him
to perroct a system for the treatment of
Chronic, Nervous and Delicate Diseases
that is absolutely unequaled by any other.
lias cured thousands of cas'es'of Catarrh,
Asthma, Bronchitis, Piles, Neuralgia, Con
stipation, Indigestion, Rheumatism, Fe
male Diseases, Private Diseases. Diseases
or the liar. Nose, Throat, Stomach, Kid
neys, Bowels, Bladder, Rectum, Blood,
Skin, Lost .Manhood, Night Losses, Vari
cocele and stricture.
Lost Vitality Restored.
OFFICE IIOUKS-DaUyT 10 toe; Mondnv
and Thursday evenings, 7 to 8; Sunday.
them players must be ranked, there is no
doubt that the Cincinnati club prizes Dwy
er far more than It does Rhlues, and that
though Young ranks sixteenth and Meekin
fourteenth, these two pitchers would be
preferred by any club to most of the pitch
ers who stand higher up In the official
There arc good qualities in every pitch
er's work, which have no bearing on his
rank. For instance, "Dad" Clarke, of
New York, gave but 5.1 bases on balls In -10
games, and Young only 04 In 47 games,
whereas Rhines gave -13 In 17 games, and
Hill 157 in S6 games. If bases on balls
were counted in the estimate whereby a
pitcher's rank is computed, Young and
Clarke would probably change places with
Rhines and Hill.
Official scoring has been so lax and so
go-as-you-please heretofore that official
averages have lost much of their signifi
cance. To remedy this growing evil the
league has simplified its scoring rules so
as to leave them less susceptible to double
construction, and has placed in President
Young's hands the selection and appoint
ment of official sewers. The official figures
of this season, therefore,, will he much more
valuable than those of the last three
or four seasons.
Jimmy Mc.lnmes wines tl:at he thinks
he will be able to leach Washington by
April 5. "
Capt. McCarthy, of Georgetown, 16 ri fine
Judge of fly balls batted to'ljis garden
left fieid. ' ' '
Mercer will pitc.h the opening game or
the championship ea&on against Bicoklyn,
Thursday, April 22. . t '
Walsh, or Georgetown, has speed to
cremate, and bids fairto become another
Mahoney in the box. ..;,,,
Piobably Al Maul Is only tarrying in Phil
adelphia for the spring opening in neck
ties, shirtsand fancy vests.
The benefit for James "Mutrle, ex-manager
of the New Yorks, will take place
at the Academy of Music, New Y'ori,
Sunday evening, April 11.
Jennings is so popular with the Uni
versity of Georgia hoys that Manager
Hanlou has agreed to allow him to re
main at Athens until March 30.
Joe Strasberger will deal out peanuts
and soft drinks from a neat little pagoda
in the park yard this season. He will
occupy the building formerly used as .Mr.
Wagner's private office.
Though "Charley Abbey engaged in in
door work all winter, lie ife as spry as a
cricket iu practice and is not feeling any
more soreness than naturally results from
Nops, Klobedanz, Hill, Tnnnehill and
Friend, all juniors in the' -major League,
are regarded as the fastest left-hand
twirlers that ever entered it within the
brief space of two years.
McGarr,. of .the Cleveland.?, invented a
new form of training last winter in throw
ing a ball ncioss a gymnasium against a
heavy mattress, the distance being equal
to that between fiibt and third.
A Chicago paper says that in his three
years as a Western league magnate, Char
ley Comiskey rolled up a larger bank ac
count than all the years as an active player
in the major League or old American
President Hart, of the Chicago club, Is
quoted as sayhig that if Kuie wins Ids
suit for .release from reservation, no
boycott will be placed upon him by the
League, and that the Chicago club will
be one of the bidders for his services.
Ex-Senator Sam Wise, who has signed
with Buffalo again for 1S97, has been
at work in the electrical department of
the Buffalo Street Railway Company most
or the winter. "They can't put 'em in
too fast next summer after that kind of
work," says Sam.
Previous to the opening of the seaton
of 1S0G, Pittsburg was the hotbed of sen
sational baseball news. This'spilng the
storm center is at Cleveland. Not a day
passes now but what sonic kind of a
"pipe story" is put on the wires in the
The same cool weather prevailing in
Washington is prevalent flown South, and
the teams practising in that section are
expeiienclng the additional, disadvantage
of rain. By and by till. the clubs will
learn that it will be to their advantage to
come to the Capital for tfyeir warming
The two "Joes" Kelly and Corbett will
complete the Baltimore,, training crew
at Macon. The first will join his com
rades flush over the victory gained by
his Georgetown fledglings f rojn Johns Hop
kins, while "Brother Joe" . will bring a
"heart bowed down" as the result of
the Carson catastrophe.
The Australian team will traake its debut
at San Fraucisco Sunday, 'April 18, and
come East via Texas, parties are being
arranged in Stockton, Fresno', Los Angeles,
Phenix nnd Kansas City. Frank Laver, the
captain of the team, is six feet tall, a
speedy pitcher and heavy 'hitter. Many of
the players are university graduates.
. Little riiil Geicr, of this city, who Is
playing short for the Philadelphia "Colt"
team in the practice games at Augusta,
is proving a great success, .and it is by no
means uncertain that he won't fill the po
sition regularly' for the Quakers during
the League season. In a recent game he
accepted seven chances without an error
and batted out two safe hits:
aIf Piesident Robison dc'sires to sellout,
why did he not saccept Brooklyn's offer
of $100,000, which, Jn spite of all the talk
tothe contrary, seems to have been a bona
fide offer? This is easily answered,"
says Walter Robinson, in the Cleveland
rialn Healer. "Mri Robison docs not
want to sell out. He says he has hopes of
a big season here, and one that will make
big Intel esc on $100,000, if lie is showed
to play Sunday games. 'With the Sunday
receipts Cleveland would at or.ee become
a big paying city, says Mr. Hobi&ou, 'and
I would have lost this chance if I had
sold the team. Besides that, I do net in
tend to get out of the basebainmsiness.
. I have too gcod a team to sell for any
money. I can find plenty of places to
play ball with such a team as we have
got together after all these years or haid
work, and I will not let it go.' "
John Irwlhhas secured for Taunton
Burke, Stanhope, Mahoney, catchers; Calla
han of Marlboro, and ilurray or Boston,
pitchers; Irwin, first base; llandiboe, of
Washington, who was with Petersburg last
season, second base; Butman or Thomas
ton, Me., in J 890, third base; Delaney of
New Bedrord last season, shortstop; Ott
mer of Brooklyn, and Nolan of South
"Hugliey Jennings' arm is not worrying
us in the slightest, and the report that it
had gone completely back on him must
have been originated in the fogur mind of
the pipe artist who started the report that
Fitzslmmons had died a few minutes arter
leaving the ring at Carson City," said Joe
Kelley at Georgetown Wednesday.
"Ilughey always complains or weakness in
his throwing wing early In the spring, but
ere the season begins his throwing gear
has rounded to form."
The trouble, which threatened to be
serious, between Pitcher Frank Killen,
the left-hander, and tl.e Pittsburg Club,
was ended Wednesday. Killen had a
ciinfeicncc with Picfident Kerr, end later
announced that he would Join the club at
Roanoke, Va., at cn'ce. Killen had ic
tused to train with the team unless paid
a salary during training. He declai'-d
lie would not do a stiokeof training work
until Apiil 15, when hispay began, and the
rest of the club went to Roanoke without
him. It Is not known which side Avon In
Manager "l'atsey" Tebeau was present
when President Robison made the state
ment that if .the Cleveland club was
barred from playing Sundaj ball it would
be moved, and the latter turned to Tebeau
and said: "There is this much about it,
Oliver; where you go I go. You will all
be with mclf you care to stay." "That's
the best news I have heard since this
Sunday ball question arose," remarked
Tebeau. "Then you and the boys would
be willing to play for me in St. Louis,
Brooklyn, Detroit, Indianapolis or Louis
ville, for instauce?" asked Mr. Robison.
"Yes," replied Tebeau, "or in Berea,
Brecksville, South Bend or Woodstock."
The scribes or the game seem to think
almost unanimously that Baltimore will
win the pennant the fourth consecutive
time. Says Charley Zuber In the Cincin
nati Times-Star: "The team has at its
heart the greatest of baseball generals -Ned
Hanlon. 1 1 is made up offairly young
players, who are in the very prime or
their baseball careers, and therefore can
be depended upon to do as gcod work
this year as ever before. The pitchers are
young, and under the guidance of Hanlon,
Robinson and Clark are certain to do
better work next season. All these things-,
taken into consideration with the ract th.it
no team in the League has strengthened
itself more than have the Orioles, points
to them as almost certain winners "
The first I. C. I. have organized for the
season and would like to hear from teams
whose players are under fourteen years.
The players will line up as follows: J. Boy
land, catcher; J. Ryan, pitcher; J. Con
don, first base; J. Howard, second base:
T. Boyland, third base; J. Fitzpatrick,
shortstop; J. Henny, right field; J. Me-,
Dermott, .center field; J. Major, le.ft-flenrT
Address ehallengesto J. Fitzpattlck,captaln,
No. 143-1 Third street northwest.
The Le Droit baseball team has or
ganized for their fourth season with the
Cassia and Engle, catchers; II. Burns
and C. Hoover, pitchers: C. Hoover, first
base; G. Kahlert, second base; J. Blake ney,
shortstop; Smith and Mackwells, third
base; Ross, left Held; E. Burns, center rield;
J. Teiiny, right field.
They will play the Columbian University
a practice game tomorrow on the College
Campus, foot of Seventeenth street, at 3
o'clock. The Le Droits would like to htar
from teams under twenty years of age.
Address challenges to J. Ca.fin, corner or
Seventh and M streets northwest.
Shoe-Sellers to But.
Halm's Baseball Club has organized for
the season and would like to hear licm
all commercial teams in the city after
April 1. The following are the players:
Al Reesh, catcher: Sol Lewis, pitcher: Fred
Auc, first base: D. Louis, second base; J.
L. Walter, third base: Ben Dreyfuss, short
stop: G. Louis, lert field; Shorty Blondy,
center field: Alex. R. roint:., right field.
Fred Aue is manager and Ben Dreyfuss
captain of the club. All challenges should
be addressed to the manager at No. 930
Seventh street northwest.
Singerly Entries for Today.
First race Selling; four and one-half
furlongs. Oracle, 1 10; Jack Dycr.Meadows,
Archie, Pickaway, Hick, Jr.; Gold Brick,
107 each; Arline, 105.
Second race Selling; five furlongs. Far
ragut, 105; Dr. Johnson, Gorella, Goncho,
Leonidns, 112 each: Belle Washington.
Trint, 110 each: McCall, 105; Shade, Mis
souri Girl, 103 each.
Third race Selling; six and one-halt
furlongs. Longbridgc, 1 10; Benvolio, Mur
ray, Dutch Bluster, Relief, rretender, 107
each; Gimme, Jeneola, Queen D'Or, Collu
sion, 105 each.
Fourth race Five-eighths of a mile.
Selling. Florcnzo, Johnny, 112 each;
Bert, Mountain Maid, Schoolmaiin, 110
each; Frank B., Tim Hurst, 105 each:
Margaret Roth, Lisnernour, Numerot, 103
Fifth race Six furlongs. Red star.
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Knight or Honor, 112 each; Eloroy, Mo
hawk, Mullaghmore, Belisarius, "Walter
O., 100 each; Venusberg, Helena Belle,
Miss Pearl, 107 each.
Slxtn race Four and a halt furlongs.
Dart, Enthusiast, Gold Wa'e, 110 each;
Comma, Henry Higgins, March, 107 each;
Sister Myra, Lottie A., Hera, Minnetonka,
HAChS AT 'EW ORLUANS.
Jockey Seherrer Wins His
Against Dave Gideon.
New Orleans, La., March 5. A large
crowd witnessed today's racing, over a
fast track; weather fine. Only one post
favorite was successful, the books winning
on the day.
The damage suit of Jockey Seherrer
against Dave Gideon came up today iu the
circuit court here, and was settled by
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First race Six furlong?; selling. Tommy
Ituttcr, J4, Durns, 30 to 1, won by a
length; Xecedah, 107, Seherrer; -i to 1,
second by three lengths; Carrie Lyle, 10,
J. Hill, 'JO to 1 . third. Time, 1:10. Alamo,
Ettarre, Alva, Lillian E., J. II., Graiton,
Sobriquet, May Ashley, Issie O.and Rapa-
latchie also ran.
Hecond race Selling; six furlongs. "Wood
bird, 93, Coley, 15 to 1, won by a length;
Henrica, 102, T. Smith, y to 1, second by
three lengths; Juanita. 00, A. Barrett, 8
to 1 , third. Time, 1:16 1-2. Dawn, Stev
ena, Clymena". Ollean, Chantress, Harry
Floyd and Oellaalso ran.
Third race Selling; one and one-eighth
miles. Bridgeton, 101, Seherrer, 3 to 5,
won by two lengths; Paul Pry, 111, A.
Clayton, 12 to 1, second by a length;
Ixion, 109, Overton, 12 to 1, third. Time,
1:57. Bizzarre, Davezac, Little Tom and
Lightfoot also ran.
Fourth race Handicap; one and one
fourth mlle. Pete Kitchen, 90, Songer,
9 to 2, won by a neck; Constant, 95, A.
Barrett, -1 to 1 , second by two lengths;
Farmer Leigh, 95, Hirsch, 5 to 1, third.
Time, 2:09 1-4. Rey del Mar, Samson,
Stachclburg, Proverb and Laura Cotta
Tilth race Selling: six furlongs: Xairete,
105, Clay, 3 to 1, won by a length: Harry
B., 101, Burns, 10 to 1, second by two
lengths: Overflow. 103, Caywood, 15 to
1, third. Time, 1 17. Harv B.,'Snag. Bene
fit, Pommery Sec, Graefin, Mary Chance,
and Mamie Calian also ran.
Sixth race Selling;seven furlongs: Patrol.
97, Songer, 8 to 5, won by a length;
Tolma. 95, Clay, 50 to 1, second by three
lengths: Nicholas, 104, Seherrer, 7 to 10,
third. Time, 1:29 1-4. Gunwad, Amanda,
Lizzie Mack, Lord Willowbrook also ran.
Iron Hill Hesults.
Iron 11111, Mil.. March 25. First race
Six furlongs. Traitor, 6 to 5 and 1 to 2,
won; Sir Clifden, 2 to 1 .second; Free Sil
ver, third. Time, 1:30. Big Jim finished
first; disqualified for foul.
Second race Four-and-a-half furlongs.
Haha, G to l.won; Al. Helenbolt, 2 to 1,
second; Pnrthena, third. Time, 1:00 1-2.
Third race Five furlongs. Tampa, 2 to
10 and out, won; Cheer-Up, 1 to 4, second;
Belvena, third. Time, 1:12.
Fourth race Four-and-a-half furlongs.
Grand Prix, 5 to 1 and 2 to 1 , won; Eondo,
4 to 5, second; Minnie V., third. Time,
Fifth race Four-and-a-half furlongs.
Fritz, 6 to 5 and 1 to 2, won; Cockade,
3 to 1, second; Connemaugh, third. Time,
Sixth race Three-fourths of a mile.
Button, 10 to 1 and 3 to 1, won; Telegram,
2 to 1, second; "Wandering Willie, third.
New Orleans Entries.
New Orleans, March 25. Entriea-for to
morrow: First race Six furlongs. Selling. "Wild
Tartar, Jim Maddox and Rover, 91 each:
Flora Ballard. .Gladiola and Fiction, 92
each: Long Brook, Waterman and Aureola,
94 each; Little Tom, 100; Ben "Waddell,
Second race One mile. Handicap. Ivory,
90: Piincess Eonnie. 94; Senator Penrose,
95; Selbach, 96: Elkin, 97; Belle of Kil
larncy and Hums, 100 each; Prince of
India, 102; Stockholm, 111.
Third race One and one-sixteenth miles.
Selling. Limber Jim and Prytania, 94
each: Mermaid, 101: Terra Archer, 104;
Linnette and Mrs. Bradshaw, 100 each;
Jim Hogg and Daveznc, 108 each; Paros,
Fourth race Six furlongs; handicap.
Aim, Sugar Cane, Ollen Tern, Lord Fair
fax, 90 each; R. Q. Ban, 91; Marie C, Et
tarre, Stockholm, 94 each; Rouble, 97; Lil
lian E., 98; Brodhcad, 100; Nicholas, Helen
"Wren, 102 each; Sim W, 105.
Fifth race Seven furlongs; selling. Stel
la B., 86; Barney Adler, Jim Kelly, 88 each;
Mitt Boykln, 89; J.M. B.,Kenston, 91 each;
Sixth race Six furlongs; selling. Favor
ita, Julie D'Or, 94 each; Mike Kelly, SO;
Maggie Harris, 97; Ilirdcatcher, Ludwig,
Oily Gamin, Sacwa. 99 each; Grade C,
Florence Colvllle, 100 each'; K. C, 102;
Carrie Lyle, 105. 1
Tlnoes at San Francisco.
San Francisco, March 25. "Weather fine,
track fast. Four favorites won.
First race One mile, pune. Tulare, 83,
Thompson, 3 to 1 , won; Treachery, second:
Satyr, third. Time, 1:42 3-4.
Second race Four furlongs, purse. Re
9 a. m. to 8 p. m.
to 5 p. m.
creation, 105, Thorpe, 11 to 5 won; Littla
T. G., second; Salrnera, third- Time,
Third race-One mile, purse. St. Distaff,
99, IL Martin, 0 to 5, won; Imp. Trance,
second; Vincitor, third. Time, 1:43 1-4.
Mulberry, Brametta, Charlemagne, M. C1K
quot also ran.
Fourth nice Seven furlongs. Hohcn
zollern, 110, Coady, 7 to 1, won, byahalf
length; Grey hurst, second; True Blue, thinL
Fifth race One mile, scUiDg. Doubl
Quick, 10S, Clawson, G to 5, won; Wyom
ing, second; Miss Ruth, third. flint,
Sixth race Six furlongs, purse. Buckwa,
110, Hennessy, 3 to 10, won, by seven
lengths; Preston, second; Joan, third. Time,
SHOOTING AT KLKWOOIMPAHK.
Tom Marshall, of Illinois, Wins, tha
Great American Handicap.
Elkwood Park, N". J., March 25. Pre
liminary r.o the finish of the Grand Ameri
can Handicap today twenty-four inarktt
ineu entered a miss and out match. The
winners were Welch, Winston, Bingham.
Coldren, "Sporting Lire," Hcikes, Bartr
lett, Gilbert, Upson, Gollcrie, Merrill, Voria,
and Phil Daly, Jr.
The wind was blowing a gale when the
mea went to the traps rr the big event
at 10.20 a, in. The first man to face the
traps was W. Dunnell, of Fox Lake, Wis.
He killed his first three birds. Grim was
the next man up. He killed his first bird
on number one trap, bat lost oa his secvorf,
and was out of the race with three mise.s
The same was true of John Fanning and
Noel Money. When Dr. Carver went to- the
traps he was cheered to the echo. He was
one of the three men with clean scores,
and great i nterest was centered In his performance-
The doctor dropped his first
and second birds without any difricelty.
On number three-trap his nra-k was a rapid
incomer. He struck his bird Tair enough,
but the wind carried it out of bounds, am!
it dropped iu the west wing of the dab
house, breaking a window in its fall.
Henry Lee Koegler, Newark, had the
same misfortune This, left only Tom l!ar
shall, of Keithsburg, tvitb a clean score.
He went the round of the three traps, fol
lowed by an eager crowd. His birds warn
all killed and he won firt money.
Marshall, the winnerof the Grand Ameri
can Handicap, is the mayor of Keithsburg,
III. He was bora in Kentucky and com
menced to shoot at an early age. His first
match of prominence was in 1694, when
he met Dr. W. F. Carver at Hot Springs
and was defeated by a score or 96 to 90.
At Oskaloosa,Iowa,he was again defeated
by Carver by a score of 94 to 92. Boih
matches were at 100 birds, $200 a side.
Marshall had his revenge when he met
Can-:r the next time- The match was at
50 birds for $200 a side. Marshall won,
killing 49 birds to 47 for Carver.
The following killed twenty-four birds:
Dr. Carver, F. V. Vandyke. Dr. J. L
Williamson, Uenry Koegle. E. C Eurk
hardt, George Cubberley. C. F. Aruo, J.
E. Applegate. The mea who killed twenty
three birds are: W. Dunnell. E. D. Alkhe.
C. W. Budd, C. Ferguson, jr., R. A. Welch,
A. L. Ivin, Dr. G. V. Huilsou, R. Merrill,
"Arkansas Traveler," O. R. Dickey, and
W. S. Kin go.
Thowas A. Marshall's share of the prize
money for winning the Grand American
Handicap is $500. The nine with twenty
four killed divided the second money,
amounting to SI, 696. 15. Those with
tweaty.three killed received $99 each.
Maher anil Sharlsuy Mutch.
Tom 0'Rourke, of New Torft, is trying
in every possible way to get Peter Maher
and Tom Sharkey to meet in a twenty or
twenty-five round contest at "the Broad
way Athletic Club, either the latter part
of next mouth or earlv in May. O'RowrRe
has notified the men that he will giro
them a purse of S6,000 or else 50 per
cent of the gross receipts. Maher and
Sharkey have not accepted as yet, as they
imagine that they will get a much larger
purse by holding off for a few wcekB.
Uncers Got Only Glory.
Utica, N. T., March 25. Walter Snyder,
of Philadelphia, who was conducting a
six-day bicycle race here. skipped outlast
night and took the proceeds of the salet
at the box office. The racers did notre
ceive a penny.
Ireland Called on Murphy.
Archbishop Ireland called on Commis
sioner of Pensions Murphy yesterday at
the office or the latter. The visit. Arch
bishop Ireland saidlast evening, waspurely
of a social nature and no matters or publli?
interest were discussed.
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