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THE HOENING TIMES, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1897.
LOST II TIE QUE
Senators Played a Great Game
Willi the Trolley-Dodgers.
TWO TO ONE WAS THE SCORE
Jlercer in Fine Form and Had First
Class Support Home Club Had
Four Errors, Hut one Figured
in the Scoring:, the Bridegrooms
Earning Both Their Huns.
Brooklyu,; Washington, 1 Eleven
Cincinnati, 14; Pitihbarg, 3 First
Cincinnati, 1; Pirtsburg, 4 Called.
Louisville, i); Cleveland, O For
feited. Louisville, 7; Cleveland, 4.
St. Louis, 13; Chicago, 12. .
Baltimore at Boston.
v York at Philadelphia.
FJttbbnrg at St. Louis.
Cleveland at Chicago.
W. I. Pet
Boston 58 26 .690
Baltimore.... 53 27 .663
Cincinnati 53 28 .654
New York...49 31 .613
Cleveland.... 45 39 .536
LbC PhiladelpMa..41 45 .477
Pittsburg 38 45 ,458
feCS Chicago 40 48 .455
LomsYille 40 50 .444
Brooklyn. 35 48 .422
Washington... 31 53 .369
St. Louis 23 66 .25S
Brooklyn, Aug. 4. Anything like a hit
at certain stages of the game today would
have brought victory to the Senators. Win
Mercer was in great form and Lis drops
kept theBrooklynH guessing. He was niost
effective when men were on bases, and
for that matter he got first-class support.
But Dunn had a few things up his sleeve
which he dished out "with tact and pre
cision, and he let the Senators down with
tlx. hits. The liome team, too, fielded
bc'ter than for several weeks, and this
aided them materially in stretching the
game out for eleven innings, and ultimately
winning by 2 to 1.
There was some clever fielding on both
rides, goad stops and fine throws fol
lowing each other in rapid succession.
"Washington had four errors, but not one
of thorn figured in the scoring, Brooklyn
earning both their runs.
Brooklyn wasthe first to tally. Grim com
pleting the circuit in the fifth on his
double and George Smith's single- The
Senators tied the score In the seventh on
Farrell'p force of DeMontreville and Tuck
er's douWc to right. Tommytried tomake
third on the throw to the platej but was
hearted orf on quick throws by A. Smith
and Dunn. "With two out in the eighth
Mercer got second on Dunn's error, but
he was left.
Brown liegan the ninth with a safe bunt
and took fceeond on DeMontreville's sac
rifice, but Farrell and Tucker gave ca.-y
chonees. In the tenth Selbachtlngled with
one out and met the same fate. Brook
lyn bcored the winning run in the eleventh
on Shoch'sdoubleandGrlm's single. Jonei.
"Was hmtatrirston ablock by Tucker and
gave way to Smith. Emslie was accident
ally spiked in a collision with Grim in the
seventh, but pi ucklly continued.
Manager Selee, of Boston, stopped over
and it was erroneously supposed that he'
was after some Washington players. Hi
train for Boston was a couple of hours late
Attendance, 1,400. Score:
Brooklyn. R. H.PO.A. E.
Griffin, c. f. 0 0 3 0 0
Jones, r. t 0 10 0 0
A. Smith, r. f 0 13 1 .a
Anderson, l.f 0 3 2 0 0
Blundlc, 3b 0 0 2 0 0
La Chance, lb .-. 0 Oil 2 O
Shoch,2b 1 1 7 G 0
Grim, c. .., 13 110
Dunn, p 0 1 2 G 1
G. Smith, a. s 0 12 3 0
Totals 2 1133 19 1
"Washington. E. H.PO.A. E.
Eelbach.I. t , 0 13 0 0
Brown, c. f 0 2 110
DeMontreville, s.s 0 14 3 2
larrell.c 10 3 10
Tucker, lb 0 1 10 1 0
O'Brien, 2b 0 13 10
Abbey.r.f 0 0 2 0 0
"Wrlgley.Sb 0 0 4 4 2
Mercer, p 0 0 13 0
Totals 1 63114 4
One out -when winning run was scored.
Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 10 0 00012
Washington 0000001000 0-1
Earued runs-Erooklyn, 2. First base on
errors - Brooklyn, 3; AVabhlngton, 1. Left
ou buses -Brooklyn, 10; Washington, 5.
Two-base hit -Shoch.Griai, Brown, Tucker.
Stolen base Joiirs. Sacrifice hits Sl'nndle,
HeMout. First base on balls-Off Dunn, 1.
Struck out-By Mercer, 2. Double plays
Shoohaud Lu Chance; A. Smith, Dunn, and
Ehludle; "Wriglej and Tucker; Mercer, De
Mont, and Tucker. Umpire Mr. Enifclle.
Attendance 1,400. Tims of game 2 hours.
TWO FOR THE COLONELS.
One Game Forfeited Because Te
beau Refused to Remove Burlcett.
Loulpvillc, Ky., Aug. 4. Louisville won
two games from Cleveland today- The
first game was forfeited to Louisville
by a scoie of 9 to 0 becautcTebeau refused
to remove Burkettfrom the game for in
solence The scoic stood 3 to 2 in favor
of Louisville in the eccoud inning. Te
beau says he wtllpiotest the game, as he
did not want to play two games. In the
ninth inning Burkett again assailed Wolf,
who ordered hirn removedf rom the grounds.
Powell took his place as a base runner
Outfielder Pickering, lately released by
Louisville, -will sucoeed Sockalpxls in the
Cleveland right field, the Indian liaving
been sent to the icfervatlon liecause of
his fondness for fire water. Score:
Cleveland. R. H.PO.A. E.
Burkett, 1. t 0 0 0 10
Charts,::!) 0 2 5 3 0
ilcKeun,bs...j .... 0 0 X) 1 1
Wallace, 3b -J 1 1 2 1
Connor, c. r , 13 10 0
TVbeau, lb 0 0 13 1 0
Creigcr.c. 10 2 2 0
MeAllbter,' r. t 0 1 'l 0 1
Brown, p .".. 0 2 0 3 0
Clarke, 1. f
Wagner, c. r.;.
Dexter, r. f...,
. -1 023 1G 3
2 12 0 0
0 0, 0 0
0 0 5 2 0
2 4. .1 3 0
12 10 0
Totals , 7 12 27 10 3
"Fraser bunted third strike foul. I
Cleveland 01021000 0 i !
Louisville 210 2 10 10X 7
Homed runs Cleveland, 1. First base
on unora CIceluud, 2. Left on bases
Cleveland, 7; Louisville, 7. Two-base lilts
Connor, Childs, McAllister, Wagner. Home
mus Wallace, Wilson. Sacrifice hits
Dexter, Claik. Doubleplays Stafforelohn
bou and Werden; Stafford and Werden.
Stolen base Wagner. Struck out By
Brown, 1; by Frascr, 3. Hit by pitcher
Dexter. Base on balls-Off Blown, 3; off
Frascr, 3. Passed ball-Creiger. Time 2
hours. Umpire Wolf. Attendance 2,J00.
MUX IX A SLUGGING MATCH.
iirowoN Lost the Game. Through
Chicago, Aug. 4. The Browns won out
from the Colts In tie ninth Inning of a slug
ging match today. Callahan, who re
placed Thornton iu the seventh, was in-efn-cttve,
and lost the game through his
Chicago. R. H.PO.A.E.
McCornuck,3b..-.f 2-2 0-1 0
Dahlen, s.s ... 3 15 5 2
Lunge, c. f 5 4 2 0 0
Anson, lb 0 3 11 0 2
Ryan, r. f 0 110 0
Callahan, 1. f. & p 0 0 10 0
Conner, 2b ."..- 13 2 7 0
Thornton, p. it Ut 1113 0
Kittridge, o ".... 0 14 2 0
Douglas, c ....
Turner, r. f....
Grady, lb ....
Lally, 1. f....
Hallman, 2b ..
Cross, s. s....
Coleman, p ....
Donohue, p ..
... 12 1G 27 21 1
.... '3 3 3 1 0
.... 2 12 0 0
.... 2 3
0 5 2
9 0 0
4 0 0
4 3 0
4 0 0
0 0 0
1 4 0
0 0 0 10
Totals 13 17 27 20 2
Chicago 2 0 2 0 1 4 0 2 1-12
St. Louis 0 0 3 3 0 12 1 3-13
Earned runs -Chicago, 3; St. Louis, 5
First base on errors Chicago, 2; St. Louis,
4. Lerc on ba Chicago, 8. St. Louis,
12. Flr.-t base on balls-Oft Thornton, 5;
off Callahan, 3: ofr Coleman, 3; oft Don
ohue, 1. Struck out By Thornton. 2; by
Callahan, 1; by Coleman, 2: Home rune
Uruciy. Three bans hits Kittridgc, Mc
Cormlck. Two-base hlts-Hartman, 2;
Anson, Lally, Connor, 2; Lauge, Ryan, Dah
len. Sacrifice hit Cross. Stolen bases
Duhlen toOonnor.to Auhjii. Hit by pitched
ball By Coleman, Thornton. Wild pitch
Callahan. Passed ball-Douglas. Umpire
Mr. Preffer. Tinu of game -2 boms and
30 minutes. Attendance, aoo.
DAD CL.VHKB A COLONEL.
New Yorlt Trades Him for Right
New York, Aug. 4. -The New York
Baseball Club management has exchanged
"Dad Clarke, one of the club's pitchers,
for Rtghtfieider MeCreery, of the Louis
Rumors of intended deals, Involving some
of the New York pitchers, have been cur
'rcnt for some time, but no later than
yesterday Capt. Bill Joyce said that under
no circumstances would the club trade off
any of its pitchers.
Clarke has not been popular with the
other members of the team, und that is
probably the reason behind the deal. The
terms of exchange have not been made
A PniCE PUT ON McJAMES.
Mnnuger Selee Offers $7,000 for
the Pitcher's Helense.
New lork, Aug. 4. It was said on the
best of authority tonight that the Boston
Baseball Club is endeavoring to buy the
release of pitcher Kennedy from the Brook
Manager Selee, while in Washington, of
fered .-$7,000 In cash for the release of
Pitcher McJames, and says he stands ready
to give if 10,000 foi Kem.edy. Soden,
Conant and Billings are out for the pen
nant, and they will pay big money for a
pitcher to help out Nichols, Lewis and
Eastern League Games.
Buffalo 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 07
Scrunton 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-1
Hits Buffalo, 8; Scranton, 8. Errors
Buffalo, 2; Scranton.l. Batteries Grayaud
Urqubarf, Gillen and Gunson.
Montreal 0 0 0 0 0 10 2 0 3
Springfield 3 10 0 4 2-01 0-11
Hits Montreal, 7; Springfield, 10. Errors-Montreal,
2;, Springfield, 0. Bat
teries Belcourt and O'Neil; Mains and Dun
can. At Syracuse
Syracuse 23100 20 0 0 3
Providence 3 0 3 0 12 0 2 0-11
Hits-Syracuse, 9; Providence, 15. Er
rorsSyracuse, 1; Providence, 1. Bat
teries Mularky and Ryan; Brown and
Amateur Baseball Players.
The Young Alpines, who are the cham
pions of Northeast Washington at the
age of twelve yc-ars, played and defeated
the Little Whirlwinds on Tuesday by the
score of 11 to 7. The feature of the
game was the home-rup hit of Eagan,
with three men on bases. The line-up:
Smith, left field; Kerrigan, shortstop; Shan
ahan, center field; Murphy, catcher; Culli
nan, right fild; Eagan, pitcher; Needreldt,
third base; Reagon, second base; Williams,
first base and catcher; substitutes, Liu kins
auO Lmeback; mascot, John Cullinun. The
score: R. H. E.
Alpines 241 1.1 11 11 1G 3
Whirlwinds 1020211 7 10 0
Game culled In the seventh on account
Send challenges to David Eagan, No.
722 First street northeast. The Itosc
Buds, Little Bocks and Boston Sluggers
and American Flags are hereby challenged.
The Alpines have won twenty-two games
and lest none.
The Northeast Baseball Club defeated
the Weuazols on their grounds, Eighteenth
and G streets northeast, yesterday and last
Friday by the score of 19 to S. and 9 to
3. The features of the games were the
pitching of Anderson, the catching of Litz
and the batting of Buckingham. All good
clubs desiring games Ehoultl address Louis
F. Litz, 1379 H atrcet northeast.
Yflli'l ! " ou stay ,n town every night.
I UU LL itiac or dtivc through Hrooklund
to RAMS HORN INN. Cool
UfiVu cnnKs, rresh breezes and lots
DnfvC to entertain you.
UMPIRE HURST ARRESTED
Almost a Riot on the Ball Grounds
Ueer Glass Thrown at HUn Is He
turned by the XTinpl reuiul Seri
ously "Wounds a Spectator.
Cincinnati, Aug. 4. -On uccountof threat
ening weather only two thousand persons
witnessed today's doublo header. In
the first game Rhlncd was In excellent
form and the Reds won about aa they
pleased. The second game was called in
the seventh inning, on account of alleged
daikness, although the "darkness" was
not very apparent to the spectators. Tho
game went back to the sixth inning, mak
ing 1 1 a tie. Jn that inning the Pirated
had tied the btore, and in the seventh
rolled up six runs, so that "darkness"
piobahly saved the loca'a from defeat.
In the hecond inning of the second game,
Tim Hurnt called Holllday out when run
ning to second, "Bug" protesting that Pad
den tripped him The crowd, or rather the
"rooters," vigorously protested, and sud
denly someone threw a beer glass In the
direction of Hur&t. The glass rolled near
him, und did not seem to have been swiftly
thrown. Tim then lobt his head, .and threw
the beer gluts buck viciously into the
crowded ranks? of "rooters' row." The
glass struck John Cartuyvelles, a popular
member of the city tire department, over
the right eye, cutting a deep and long gash,
tioni which the blood streamed copiously
Cartuyvelles fell like he hnd been shot
when struck, and was for some time un
conscious. Many believe him to be so
rloutly Injured. Some one threw a glass
agaiu at Hurst.
As soon as it was discovered that Hurst's
victim was severely hurt, officers went
on the field and took Hurst into custody
und locked him up. Later he was re
leased on bond. The wildest excitement
prevailed, and perhaps it was well for
Uutst that the officers had him. "Rooters'
row" is on the ground floor of the grand
sand. "Red" Bittman, an old-time player,
took Hurst's place as umpire in the game.
Cincinnati. R. H.FO.A. E.
Holllday, 1. f 4 2 2 0 0
Uoy.c.f 10 2 0 0
Corcoran, s.s 5 3 14 2
Irwin; 3b 113 3 0
Miller, r. r 14 2 0 0
Beckley, lb 1 1 10 1 0
Mcl'hee, 2b .-... 0 12 2 2
Peltz, c 0 2 4 0 0
Rubies, p '. . 1113 0
Smith, 1. r
Horfmeister, 3b. ,
Donovan, r.f. ...
R. 11.PO.A. E.
0 12 12
10 2 0 1
0 14 4 0
0 0 4 0 0
0 0 4 0 0
12 12 2
0 0 14 1
0 0 5 10
0 0 0 0 2
Totals 3 5 24 12 8
Pittsburg 0 0000100 2 3
Cincinnati 2 0 202350 x-14
Earned runs Cincinnati, 5. Two-baso
hits Holliday, Horfmeister. Corcoran.
Three-base hits Irwin, lloffmeister.
Double plays Irwin to Beckley, 2. Bases
on balls Off Rhlnes, 1; off Klllen. 5.
Hit by pitcher Tannehlll. Struck out
By Rhiues, 3; by Killen, 2: Sacrifice
hits irwiu, Hoy, Beckley. Umpire-Mr.
Cincinnati. Holliday, l.f
Hoy, c f
Tannehill, c f. ...
R. H.P0.A. E.
0 10 0 0
1 1 2 ,0 1
112 0 1
0 112 0
10 10 0
0 0 2 4 0
0 14 0 0
0 0 10 0
0 0 0 0 1
4 G 21 7 3
0 0 10 0
2 14 10
1 2 G 1 0
0 10 2 1
0 12 0 0
0 0 3 3 1
0 0 0 0 0
0 0 110
lloffmeister, 3b ...
Donovan, r. f. ....
Ely, s. s
4 6 18 9 3
Cincinnati 4 0 0 0 0 0-4
Earned runs Cincinnati, 1; Pittsburg, 2.
Two-baes hits Hoy, Donovan, lloffmeister.
Three-base lilt Smith. Stolen bases- Hoy
Beckley, Irwin. Double plays MePhee to
Beckley; Ely to Rothruss. Bases on balls
Off Gardner, 4. Struck out-By Dwyer,
3. Wild pitch Dwyer. Hit by pitcher
Irwin. Umpires Messrs. Hurst and Bitt
man. VIGILANT LED THE FLEET.
Old Cup Defender "Winner in the
Yncht Club Race. m
Newport, R. T-, Aug. 4. Under a fine
southwesterly breeze the gallant old cup
defender, Vigilant, led the New York
Yacht Club fleet into this harbor thlsafter
noon and won not only the squadron
run from New Loudon to this port, but
also the cup offered by Vice Commodore
Ledyard for sloops.
The Vigilant crowed the finish line off
Brenton's Reef Lightship at 2:10, naving
made tbeSS-inile run f romNew London In
a little lev than three hours and ten min
utes. The Navahoe crossed the finish
line at 2-14 o'clock, four miuutuH arrer
the Vigilant. She had led the fleet most
of the way, but was overhauled by the
Vigllants when the two sloops squared
away for Point Judith, after a luffing
match which had taken them out of their
J. Roger Maxwell's Emerald was the
first of the schooners to reach port. She
f.nisben at"2-41:58 o'clock, and hnd not
only tne satisfaction of wresting another
victory from Colonia, but also won the cup
for fechooners presented by Mr. Ledyard.
Colonia frcs-sed the line at 2:43:22, while
tho rcstcf the fleet finished along lime
THE ROYAL YACHT RACE.
Emperor "Willlnin's Meteor "Wins
the X'rineipnl Event nt Cowes.
Cowcs, Aug. 4. The principal event at
the Royal Yacht Squadron's regatta the
race for the Ryde Yacht Squadron's prize
of 1C0 for all yachts exceeding 79 linear
rating belonging to any lecognized yacht
club was sailed today under unfavorable
The weather was hot and there was
scarcely a puff of wind. The Britannia did
not start. The Bona took the lead, the
Meteor and the Aurora following.
The lace was won by Emperor William's
Meteor, which finished at 4:1G:20. The
Auiora was second and the Bona third.
Mr. A. G. Clnland, of Harrisburg, Pa.,
champion feather-weight of the Middle
Slates, said that he would be pleased to
arrange a match "with Jack O'Keefe, of
Denver, providing O'Keefe will 'post a
forfeit of $25. Mr. Cleland Is In the? city,
and say: he is open to meet Mr- O'Keefe
or any other white man at 118 pounds.
AMATEUR OARSMEN'S REGATTA.
Entries for tho JSvents to Be Rowed
on the Schuylkill.
New York, Aug. 4.-Secretary Fred.
Fortmcycr, of the National Association of
Amateur Oarsmen of America, made pub
lic today the entiles for the annual regatta
of tho organization, which is to be rowed
on the Schuylkill River next week. The
candidates Tor single bcull honors number
live, including Ten Eyck, of Woicester,
and E. A. Thompson, of Canada.
The mctiopolls will furnish two con
testants for the intermediate singles. Tlie
Atalanta Boat Club has entered a crew
Tor tho bcnior and the New York Ath
letic Club one for the Intermediate eight.
The Nassau Boat Club will send an Inter
mediate double. TffdlSeawanaka Boat
Club, of Brooklyn, will; bp represented by
un iiitciincdlnto foiir-oarcd shell crew.
So will the Lone Stjar Boat Club, of the
Hurlem. The Institutes,. of Newark, and
the Stuten Island, ciWeit New Brighton,
S. L, have enteiedfor both, the Inter
mediate and senior r6uf-oared shells. The
entry list Is as lolloWs;
Intermediate singles-.H. Vought, At
alanta B. 0.,Now Yoik; Theodore Bunker,
Cresceur B. C, Fhlluclplna; W. S. Roderl
bough, Malta B. C.) Philadelphia; B. G.
Wilson, New Yoik AC.VC. II. Lewis, Wa
chusett B. 0., "Worcester, Mass.
Senior singles Edward Hanlau Ten
Eyck, Wachusett B. C., Worcester, Mass.;
E. A. Thompson, Argonaut B. 0., Toionto,
J. Magulre, Bradf.id B. 0., Boston;
J. B. Juvlnul, Philadelphia Barge Club,
Philadelphia; J. J. Whitehead, West End
B. C, Boston.
Inteimedia.te doubles Detroit B. 0.,
Detioit; Falrmount B. C, Philadelphia:
Nassau B. O., New York."
Beulor doubles-Cntlln B. C, Chicago;
Philadelphia Barge Club, Philadelphia;
Toronto B. C, Toronto; Vesper B. C, Phila
delphia. Pair oared shells-Argonaut B. C, To
ronto, Out.; Philadelphia Barge Club, Phila
delphia. Junior fours Ariel It. C, Baltimore;
Loue Star B. C, New York; SeawauakhaB.
Senior fours Argonaut B. C, Toronto;
Institute B. C, Newark, N. J, Crescent
B. O., Philadelphia; Stateu lelaud B. C,
"Webt Brighton, S. I.
International fours Staten Island B. C.
"West New Brighton;. Institute B. C,
Newark, N. J.; Columbia A. C, Washing
ton, D. C ; Ariel R. C, Baltimore.
Interiundiata eights Worcester High
School, Worcester, Mass ; New York A. C.
Now York; Falrmount B. 0., Philadel
phia. Senior eights Minnesota B. C, St. Paul,
Minn.; University of Pennsylvania, Phil
adelphia; Worcester High School, Worces
ter, Mass., and Atalanta B. C, New York.
The raoef will be decided on August 13
ON THE Til VCK AT SARATOGA.
Ilnmhurg, Graiidhon of Hanover,
Wins the Congress TInll Stakes.
Saratoga, Aug. 4. The track today was
In good condition and the attendance large.
The Congiess Hall Stakes was the feature
of the day, an exceptionally good lot of
two-year olds facing ttfe starier. Betting
was very heavy.
Archduke got off lunnlng, and when day
light showed between him and the field
Sloan steadied him. Hamburg was second
und Harvej third. They ran thus to the
strttcn, where Hamburg runged alongside
of the pacemaker. Sloan tried to steal
away, but the grandson of Hanover came
on, and with a little urging won byalength
Archduke was eight Iengtlis In front of
Harvey. Hamburg's race, carrying 13i
pounds, stampSjhim as,one of the grandest
two-year-olds bred. The time", 1:01 1-2. Is
phenomenal, considering that the track was
not very fast. Summaries.
Hist race Five furlongs. Bill Punch,
112, Thorpe, 4 to 1, flist; Gibraltar, 112,
Martin, even, second, Star Gawaiu, 112.
Schcrcr, third Time, 1:03.
Second race Ont and an eighth, mijes.
The Winner, 112. Sloan, 'l to 0, fiist:
Carlb, 109,aarrigauV20tol,second. Time,
1:57. Only two started. t
Third rare Congress Hall slakes. Fivn
furlongs. Hamburg, 134, Wilhite. even,
first; Archduke, 110, Sloan, 2 to 1, tcc
oud: Harey, 119, Walker, 15 to l.thlid.
Time, 1:01 1-2. ' '
Fourth race Selltng;onemilp: Regulator,
101, Sloan, 15 to 10, first; Cnmpaida. 100.
McRpyno'-ds, 7 to 2, second; Patrol, 102,
"Clnwson, 7 to 2. third. Time, 1:44.
Fifth race -Selling; steeplechase; short
course: Royal Scarlet, 137, EnglMt, evpn,
first; Phoebus, 139, Stack, 2 to 1, second:
Lady Lightfoot, 143, Crocker, tbir& Time,
Races nt Ne-wport.
Cincinnati, Aug. 4. There was a good
attendance at Newport today, and the
sport was fair Summaries:
First race Seven rurlongs. Mertle Reed,
2 to 1, won; Lawnnda second. Masterpiece
third. Time, 1:29 1-1.
Second race Four and one-half furlongs.
Clara Van, even, won; Locust Blossom
second, Lady of the West third. Time,
Third race Mile and one-sixteenth. Imp.
Eddie Burke, 8 to 5, won; Prosecutor
seoond; San Juan third. Time, 1:48 1-2.
Fourth race Declared off.
Fifth race Five furlongs. Dutch Come
dian, 10 to 1 , won; McCleary seqmd,
Bucksaw third. Time, 1:02.
Sixth race Seven furlongs. Goose Liver,
7 to 1, won; Annie M. second, Kitty B.
third. Time, 1:28.
Results at St- Louis.
St. Louis, Aug 4. The races at the Fair
Grounds thib afternoon resulted as follows:
First race One mile. Can-I-See-Em, 3 to
5, won; Ultima, second; Dr. Pitts, third.
Second race Three-quarters of a mile.
Charm, 1 to 3, won: The Ghost, second;
Our Bishop, third. Time, 1:15 1-4.
Third race Three-quartprs of a mile.
Afra, 4 to 5, won; Tom" Lilll, second.
Thurles, third. Time, 1:IG 1-2.
Fourth race Eleven-sixtPenths of a mile.
Eva Rice, 4 to 5, won; Eitholln, second;
Bell of Memphis, third. Time, 1:081-4.
Fifth race One mile. Judge. Steadman,
5 to 2, won; BaFquil, second; Whirlaway,
third, rime. 1:43 1-4.
Sixth race Three-quartprs of a mile.
Jane, 9 to 2, won; Ardath, second; Horse
shoe, third. Time, 1:15.
Saturday nud Sunday Lxcur.slons
to the Country.
The B & O. R. R. has placed on sale
reduced rate excursion tickets, to be sold
every Saturday and Sunday during the
summer season, valid for icturn until fol
lowing Monday, fiom Washington to points
on the" "Washington Branch as far as
AnnapoliB Junction and points on the Met
ropolitan Branch and main line as far
as Frederick and Clfailestown, W. Va.
my25-tii,th till au31
Excursion to Point Breeze Pnrk via
Penusylvniiln Il . Sundny,
Special train will leave Washington at
8 a. m., Sunday, August S, for Point
Breeze Park, near Baltimore. - Returning.
train will leave at 9:10 P- m. Bound-trip
rate, $1. t; au3-5t"
S1.25 To Baltimore -and Rt- .91.2-5
turn via Pennsylvania Railroad.
Tickets will be sold to Enllimoieand le-
tuin, August 7 and B,1 good to lelurn
until the 9th, at ratc.pTSl.25 au8-5t,em
NEWS FROM ALEXANDRIA
Jail-Breaker Campbell Expected to
Recover From His Wound.
Other Recent Attempts to Escnpo
From the Prison Come to Light
Suicide ut "Wuterford.
Alexandria, Aug. 4. John Campbell, who
was shot by Guard John MeCuen lastnlght
while attempting to saw his way out of
the city jail, was taken back to that in
alituliou this morning ufter having the
bullet extracted from his right thigh at
tho Infirmary. Campbell is not thougr.G
to be fatally injured. Mr. C. N. King, as
sistant superintendent of tho Maryland
house of correction, came here today to
take charge of the prisoner, but uuon the
advice or Dr. Gibson, the jail surgeon,
he decided to let Campbell remain hero
for a few days, until his condition im
proves. He says Campbell 13 an ex-convict from
the Virginia Penitentiary, and that the
statements mude by the prisoner that he
was ill-treated while in the Maryland
prison are without foundation. Campbell
was serving a term of eighteen months in
the Maryland prison for larceny, when he
feigned Illness and was placed In the hos
pital ward, and escaped by forcing the bars
of his cell window. The prisoner says
that he has a wire and child living. He
also stated today that he intended to es
cape from jail last night if it cost him his
life, and began to saw the bars of his cell
window almost Immediately after the key
was turned In his door.
Several attempts havo recently been
made by the prisoners to brpak jail, but the
facts were kept from th public. Cronln,
who was serving a aeutencp for holding up
a mun, aud who was released a fw days
ago, anticipated that he was going to be
recommitted, and had planned to mako his
escape. He took thp blanket from his bed,
and after tearing it into strips, wound them
into a rope. At each end bp tied a brick,
which he took from the wall of his cell.
This was to Vc used In scaling the wall.
After finishing the rope he removed several
bricks from the floor, concealed thn rope,
and replaced the bricks.
The officials, however, were suspicious
of Cronln, and made a thorough examina
tion, and discovered his purpose. Kniven
nuci saws nave niso oeen recently cap
tured from prisoners, who have had them
sewed between the linings of their cloth
ing and in the soles of their sheen, when
birarcerated. There has been considerable
adverse criticism in this city today on ac
count or the slwotlng of Campbell, but
thoKe familiar with the circumstances com
mend Warden MeCuen.
Information was received here today
from Waterford, Loudoun county, that a
young farmer named Israel Brown com
mitted suicide at that place yesterday by
cutting his throat. He was but recently
married and was a sober and Indirstricus
young man. No cause is known for the
Mrs. Mary E. Riley, an aged and well
known resident, died at her home in West
End ohortly nftci 4 o'clock this afternoon.
Police Sergt. Smith this afternoon ar
rested a colored man, on suspicion of be
Ing Andrew Roger", for wh03e arrest
Gov. O'Ferrall has offered a reward of
$100. Rogers Is charged with murdering
Emmet Ros3, a woman, at Crew, Notto
way county, on July 21 last, The man
protests his innccence, says his name Is
Bert Epps und that he has recputly been
at woik In Pittsburg.
In a game of bull between the Wharf
"Rats and the Tunnel Town team yesterday
the former nine was victorious by a score
of 38 to 14. The Wharf Rats would like
to meet uny team from "Washington or
Alexandria whose members are not over
Mr. A. S. Mason, formerly of the Mount
Vernon Electric "Railway, took charge of
the Pennsylvania Railroad yard at Ros
lyn, In the county, tonight.
Mrl Frank Deeton, a painter, while at
work in West End this afternoon, was
overcome by the heat and rendered. uncon
scious. He was brought to his homein this
oity, where he received medical attention.
James Cook was arrested this evening
on the charge of stealing a bicycle from
his brothcr-In-law. He sold the wheel for
S20, but when arrested he only had $4.25
and a pint of whisky on his person. The
wheel was recovered .
The f uncial of the late Charles B. Shlrley
took place this morning from his residence,
of Trinity M. E Church, conducted the
services. The pnll-liearers were Messrs.
Horace Ramey, Edward Matton, O. F.
Baggctt, B T. Dyson, Samuel H. Lunt.
and John S Fowler. The members of the
family piesent were Mr. Noivall Burchell,
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Shirley and daughters
and Mr. John E. Bates.
Mary Belle Gibhon,s colored, was fined
$2.50 by Mayor Simpson today on the
chaige of disorderly conduct.
The charges made agalnt several mem
bers of the police force for falling to an
swer the call of Lieut Smith were dis
missed by the mayor today, the officers
having made satisfactory explanations.
A squnre of 4-inch main pipe is being
laid on Wolfe street, between Columbus
and Alfred streets, by the Alexandria
Mr. TV. II. Fritchman, of New York, an
expert on' gas and electric light, la ex
pected here tomorrow to make an exam
ination of the city's gas and electric light
The examination of teachers for the
white public schools Was concluded by
Supt. Kemper this evening. The examina
tion of teachers for the colored schools
will be commenced tomorrow.
Lieut. Smith and Mr. It. D. Catts re
turned from Hectors town this evening.
The man who had been arresred there
on suspicion of having had the horse be-
Y? The reason why v
( so many men
will be most plain
when you try a
package of it.
Use it for either
smoking or chew
ing and you'll
please your taste,
and save your
money at the
ii os. lor o cum a. i
JS Plenty of large, fat "oysters" in this soup,
a? gentlemen and you don't have to look very far
jjj for them, either. While the others are trying to
Sjj distract your attention from us by offering you
jjj the season's "scraps" in slow-selling, undesirable
j goods at slightly reduced prices, we are selling
jjj the complete, spic sjpan new stock of the late Con-
Wi tinental Clothing Co. at precisely half price just
jjj as we promised. No other house in Washington
S can begin to get down to our prices and they
jjj might just as well shut up shop while we are
m quoting them.
j Men's $10 Summer Suits S5.00
m Men's $1.50 to $3 Bicycle Pants 90c
Men's $8 to $15 Bicycle Suits S4.5Q
jjj All Bicycle Shoes at Half Price.
j Men's $1.50 All-wool Sweaters ?5C
Boys' $1 Shirt Waists 50c
Boys' $3 Suits S1 .50
j Boys' 50c Pants 25c
fi Boys' 50c Sweaters 1 5c
l Ladies' $4 Bathing Suits $2,00
3S5 SEVENTH STREET.
longing to Mr. Catts proved to be inno
cent of the charge
Mr. WiMam Wolfe is ill at his home,
corner of King and Fayette streets.
Misses Ella Lawler aud Ellen Fegan
are at Colonial Beach. m
Mis Maggie Ba.shrord, the popular teacher
of Hume School In the county, has gone to
White Sulphur Springs for the remainder
of the summer.
Mr. John Rae, chief clerk at the Na
tional Hotel, Washington, who has been ill
bU home In St Elmo, was able to report
for duty today.
Mr. WilllamC Duncan, telegraph operator
at St. Aaph Junction, who has been 111,
was on duty last night
"WAGE OF WORKING POTTERS.
Meeting of Employers nnd "Workmen
to Consider the Question.
Trenton. X. J., Aug. 4. The wage ques
tion between the potters of the United
States may be amicably adjusted. The
committee of employing potters, appointed
at the Cresson meeting to confer with a
committee of operatives, to dif-cuss the
question of wages, will meet the latter
at Atlantic City on Friday morning
The manufacturers' committee are William
Burgess, John A. Campbell aud John Moses,
of Trenton; Col. J. H. Taylor, H. A. Mc
Nicol and W L, Smith, of East Liverpool,
and Charles W. Franzheim, or Wheeling.
The operative committee consists of
Chris Lanigan, Edward Whitehead, and
James Clanc, of Trenton; Fred Blurton, of
Elizabeth; A. S. Hughes, E. Stevenson,
T. Croxall and James Mills, of East Liver
pool, and Joieph Barker, of Akron. The
western operatives will come eaht on an
excursion on Thursday.
The manufacturers who will meet the
potters in a friendly discussion of their
demand to share in the benefits of the
Dinglev tariff bill arc the largest pottery
manufacturers In the world.
A Hcmniliublc Cure of Chronic
"In 1SC2, whn I served my country
as a private in Company A, One-hundred
and sixty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers,
t contracted chronic diarrhoea. It has
given me a great deal of trouble ever
since- I have tried a dozen different
medicines and several prominent doctors
without any permanent relief. Not long
aco, a friend sent me a sample bottle
of Chamberlain's Oollc, Cliolera and
Diarrhoea Remedy, and after that I bought
and took a 50-cent bottle; and now I
can say that I am entirely cured. I
cannot be thankful enough to you- for
this great remedy, and recommend it to
all suffering veterans. If in doubt, write
me- Tours gratefully, Henry Steinbergcr.
Allentown, Pa " Sold by Henry Evans,
"Wholesale aud Retail Druggist, i)3S F
street; Connecticut avenue and S street
northwest, and 1428 Maryland avenue
FLFFIT WORMS OR TLACKHEAD
Are permanently removed by Dermatolo
gist Woodbury, 127 West Forty-second
street, rsew 1'ork. Consultation free; fees
moderate. Send 10 cents for Beautv Book
and sample or either Woodbury's "Facial
fcoap or Facial Cream.
"L & R." ROUTE.
"JIT' NINTH-BATUIVG SUITS.
Forfoik & 'yashington
Every day In the year for Fortrefl
Monroe, Norfolk, Newport News and
all points South by the 6uperb. pow-
erful steel palace steamers "New-
port News." "Norfolk" and "Wash-
lngton," on the following schedule:
Lv.Wastlii'gton -il pir.
Lv. Alexandria : 0 pm
Ar. Ft Monroe G:'!0 an
Ar. Norfolk.. ..7:'0 air
Ar. Portstn'tli.. S:-.0an.
Lv. Por.sm'tli . :50pn
Lv. Norfolk... l: Opai
Lv. Ft. Monroe 7:."Upui
Ar. Alexandria ti:T0 am
Ar. Waslii'gton b':20am
Visitors to Ciiauiucrlln s new hotel,
"Tho Hygeia," nnd Virgiula Heach
will find Ihi3 the most attractive
route, insuring a comfortable night's
Largo and luxurious rooms heated
by steam nnd fitted tliroughout with
electnc lights. Dining room service Is
a la enrte. and Is supplied from the
best that the marketeer Washington
and Norfolk atrord.
Tickets on sale at U. 8. Express
office, 817 Pennsylvania avenue; 013,
619, 1421 Pennsylvania avenue; B.
& O. ticket" of I ice, corner loth stfeet
and New York avenue, and on board
steamers, whero time table, map, etc..
can also be had.
Any other information desired will
he furnished on application to the ua-
dereigned at tne conmany's wharf.
foot of 7th St., Washington, D. Q
Telephono No. 750.
JNO CALLAHAN, General Manager.
PARKER, BRIDGET & CO., jBft
Clothiers, 315 7th St. .
IlUlM AlAill IJ II a
HiSitnfO? Jr la
Dlillgol & UlL
FIRST ANNUAL MEETING
Patuxent Racing Association
At Annapolis Junction,
Commencing x .
THURSDAY, ATTGUST 5,
And continuing 30 days, rain off
Trains leave B. & O. R. R. station a6
12:50 and 2:00 p. m. Fare, round trip,
CO cents. Commissions receKd on all race
SAKs a AYS
No other house does, ever did, or aver
will ecH such sterling qualities &i mccS
iow prices as we quote.
FOR SALE-A fine business stand; gocd
opening Tor drug- or mdrKft store; oneap,
at 'd,2r0. Box ad, Fails Church, Va. ;
FOR S.VLK-Uonrcciiouery and fruit Mure;
gooa opportunity tor right party. 82-i
v tn st. sw. au&-0c
FOR SALE A first-class business, clear
ing Sl.ooo a year; Mitall capttul; must
be told at once. Address CAPITAL, this
FOR SALE First-class grocery and pro
vision store; best stand in S. Wash.; a
great burgalu, if told at cute. Apply at be.
cor. tfthand H sw. au4 Ut-em
FOR SALE -3 butche7benchesand T
vegetable or chicken bench, at O-St.
Market. Apply lb, KluGS MARKET.
FOR SALE S400 will buy fine lunchroom
witu 7 Tur. rooms; cheap reat; doing good
business; fine location; exceptional bargain;
rooms pay all expenses. Address COM
MERCIAL, 510 F st. nw. au4-3t-em
A CHANCE seldom offered; grocery
store with a gooa trade; store, horse and
stable; cheap rent; in a good locality;
must be sola at once; price, 350; cose
twice that amount: the best reasons fori
selling. Answer B. W. V., tills office.
F'OK SALfc. Urocery, meat and provision
store; best location in the city and doing
a goou business. V. i. U., this office.
FOR SALE Cheap; cigar store doinc good
business; next to police court. 507 D it.
FOR SALE A good meat market, doing
good business; wdl be soid cheap lor
casii. No. 17iy 7th st. nw.
FOR SALE 'S225 will buy a fine giocery
with $300 m stock aud tixtuies; renc
$10; a bargain. COMMERCIAL, 510 F
st. n w. BJt
FOR SALE Cheap, a nice c:gar, confec
tionery and notion store, with a house ,
of -1 looms; rent $21.50; a man and wife
or small ramily can make a nice living;
good nxtures and stock. COMMERCIAL,
510 F St. nw. au33t
FOR SALE Uood grocery store, stock, ,
aim ji-xlutcs, nut acii uneaii Jor casn.
41 U St. 11W. au3-36
fok SALK-TIib itnestlce cream and con
fectionery store in sw.; doing a good
business, sales- 12 and S15 per day; owner
going to leave city on account of health.
Call 41-2 and is sw. au3-3t
FOR SALE-Saloon; F st. nw.; 31 200; 8"'
looms, stable; rent. 540; 1 years' leaac
BUS. EXCH., 918 F st. au2-3t-em
FOR SALE Urocery; 7th st. nw.; with or
without wholesale liquor license; sell at"
inventory. BtJS.EXCH.,918 Est.
FOR SALE Hotel with fine bar; sales
S30 to S40 a day; fixtures and every
thing complete; ient only s&o. COM
MERCIAL, HJFstnw. jiu2-3t-em
FOR SALE Cheap, a first-class barber
shop; good location; prominent thorougn-
rare; rent cheap. Call at 1710 7tli i.t. nw. .
CENTRAL and elegant occupation for
lady or gent; prosperous florist's busi- ,
ness ror sale; customers wealthy and re- V
rined; a years established; low rent; a for- ''
tune nas iiceu made here. Address APP.,
this otrice. au2-3t-em
FOR SALE Book, newspaper and Job"
oi rice; rull of work; must sell; reut, 1st
floor, S20. PRINTER, this office. aul-7t
COUNTRY. BOARD -"Bumblane," on tho
Tenteytown road: highest altitude in Dis
trict; large grounds; plenty of shade, fruit;
good tal.le and terms reasonable. Apply
'Dumblane," Tenleytown, D. C. au5-3t
1'i.KsoNS vvistiluj; pleasant countrvhomes,
plenty or shade, gcod accommodations,
near V. O. and station, terms moderate,
write at ouce to R. T. BENDALL, War-
rentou, Va. au3-3t
S4 BEST COUNTRY BOARD-IcertlruTt"
shade, rresh vegetables; nice blcycle-road-all
amusements for young folks. G "
HARRIS FIELD, Halfway, Va.Jvai-7J:
BOARD at Shelirield, three miles from Co
lonial teach, one-half mile rrom Wilkin
son's wharf: large yard, good shade and
HTHIA SPRINGS RESORT One of tha
most health-giving- Waters known la tha
world. Beautiful scenery. Excellent ta
ble; noating, hunting, riEhmg, horseback rid- (
ing, driving, &c. Water almost, sure cure
lor all kidney troubles, dyspepsia and ner
vousness. Quarter mile from city. Teiras -"-0,
2B and S30 per month. Special
rates to iamtlies. Address PROl'RlETOli v
LlTUlA &FR1MUS, Farinville, Va.