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HORNPIPE'S GREAT RUN
Wins the Brooklyn Handicap
Under the Pilotage of
FAVOHITES ARE LEFT BEHIND.
Noted Jockeys Make a Gailant Fight
for Supremacy, but Their
Horses Lack Speed.
NEW YORK, N. V., May 15.— The first
real trial of the new lacing law was had
to-day at Gravesend, and as far as could
be seen it is likely to become popular. The
morning hours were anything but pleas
ant, for a cold wiud blew across the track.
The air was raw and chilly and the over
cast sky made it seem as if rain might fall
at any moment. The track was very
muddy and there were pools of water all
over it. The clouds began to break away
at about 10 o'clock and there was plenty of
blue sky by noon.
The bookies had plenty of work to do,
but they did not shout the odds, and the
betting was done quietly. From 1 o'clock
until the start of the handicap betting was
in ordci, and Dr. Rice and Rainapo were
about equal choices, though it finally set
tled down with the latter as first choice.
At 4:30 o'clock the bugle called the
horses to the post for the big event and
everybody hurried to take his place to
■w atch the contest. As the horses cantered
f-lowly to the post each was heartily
cheered. Then but a few minutes elapsed
before all were at the starting point and
all got away, but the start was too strag
gling, and they had to go back. There was
a little more maneuvering, and at exactly
4:43 o'clock Starter Rowe caught them in
good line. The flag fell, and it was fol
lowed by the well-known "They're off!"
and the great opening race of the year was
ftThere was a general struggle to stand
for position, and the first quarter was
passed in 2-3 seconds, with Assignee mak
ing the race, a nose in front of Ed Kear
ney, who was three parts of a length in
front of Ramapo, he a length r.head of Sir
Walter and Dr. Rice, with Counter Tenor,
Kunyon, Declare, Hornpipe, Rey el Santa
Anita and Lazarone following, and Basset
law a bad last, completely out of the race.
At three-fur] on g pole Assignee had a good
lead of two lengths, and was going well,
while Griffin was urging Ramapo to keep
him up in front — a fatal error— as he
could only keep a head in front of Ed
Kearney, who was in turn a head in front
of tnr Walter, followed by Dr. Rice, whom
Taral was holding in his favorite fifth
Rubicon was in the sixth place, but was
not doing well, while Counter Tenor was
seventh. Then came Hornpipe, who had
moved up a peg, followed by Roy el Fanta
Anita, Declare, Lazarone, on whom that
master judee of pace, Isaac Murphy, was
ing the o' 1 crs like a cat, and Basset
law hopelessly last.
At the half-mile polo, which was reached
in fifty seconds, Griffin had sent his mount
within half a length of vhe flying leader,
nee, and was half a length in advance
of Walter, who was a length ahead of
L<i Kearney, tired out with the effort.
Then Dr. Rice, with Taral sitting quietly
waiting for the last struggle, and Counter
Murphy urged Lazarone into seventh
place, a little ahead of Hornpipe, while
Rubicon was next and beginning to quit.
Ruy el Santa Anita was doing well in the
place and Declare had joined Bassnt
law in the struggle for last place, with
nothing more left in him.
On the way to the five-furlong pole there
was a quid: shifting of positions and
Ramapo tumbled back to the sixth place
out of the contest apparently as he had
shot his bolt in trying to keep up with the
Sir Walter took first place by a head
from Assignee, with Ed Kearney in third
place, Dr. Rice Fourth, Taral still holding
him well; Counter Tenor third, Hornpipe
next, Rubicon, Rey el Santa Anita and
lie others following. Thea Ed Kearney
Btumblwi and was out of the race alto
gether, Perm pulling him up and cantering
The three-quarters was reached in 1:17
and the great Ramapo had joined Declare,
Bassetlaw and Rubicon, all having had
enough of it.
Sir Walter was still in the lead and had
hp f a length the best of Lazarone, whom
Murphy had sent through the field like a
flash, he suddenly becoming a dangerous
competitor. The pair were three lengths
ahead of Hornpipe, on whom Hamilton
had moved up, as he saw he had something
else besides Dr. Rice and Sir Walter to
beat. Counter Tenor had moved into
fourth place, and still Taral made no sign
on Dr. Rice, who was going well in fifth
place. Rey el Santa Anita was close be
hind him with Assignee in seventh place.
The turn was in sight and the'seven fur
long pole at hand. Doggett was working
hard to hold his lead with Sir Walter.
Taral was now trying to set Dr. Rice to
the front, but was of no avail, for he
lacked the speed and could only keep his
head in front of Rey el Santa Anita, a very
The nuie post at the head of the stretch
was reached in the slow time of 1:45. As
the horses were straightened out for the
final effort there .ere only six horses in
the race. Sir Walter still had the lead by
half a length, but Doggett had to go to
whip and spur to keep him there.
Lazarone had a head the better of Horn
pipe, as Murphy had stolen up on Hamil
ton and was riding like a master of his
art. Counter Tenor, with Lamley urging
hard, was fourth, while Taral could not
get Dr. Rice any higher in the line, with
Rey el Santa Anita paining on him under
Btrgen'a urging. The others v>-ere hope
lessly out of it. Down through the stretch
the race is rushed, every jockey working
his hardest to win what oniy one could.
Dogpett felt Fir Walter falter under him,
and only worked the harder to make the
little horse do his utmost, but it was no
Murphy got within a neck of him at
the last furlong post, while Hornpipe was
only a short head behind. The others had
not changed places, but they were beaten,
nevertheless, and only three were left to
battle for the $10,000 pri"e. Inch by inch
Lazarone crept past Sir Walter, and as he
did so Hamilton came up with Hornpipe
and, to Murphy's surprise, began to pass
Both jockeys were working as hard as
they knew how, but Murphy saw that
Hamilton had the better horse under him
and had to rest content with second place
by half a length, while he was three
lengths in front ot the nearly exhausted
Sir Walter, he a length in front of Counter
Tenor, followed closely by Ray el Santa
Anita, Declare, Dr. Rice, Rubicon, As
signee, Basaetlaw and Ramapo, with Ed
Kearney a quarter of a mile behind. The
Four out oi ihe Beven originally entered
started in the first race, and when the flag
fell Weruberg had a length the best of it.
Taral quickly took Domino alongside and
held him there to the straight, when he
gave the black his head and won in the
hollowest possible style, two lengths from
Wernberg. Patrician nipped Factotum on
the nose for third place, and Taral had
won the first race of the season in this
In the second race Hailstone jumped to the
lead at the first turn and had four lengths
the best of it in a few jumps. At the turn
into the stretch Owlet took the lead and
held it to the end.
The ' Expectation stakes wag the third
race on the programme, and brought out a
field of seven starters, with Belmont's filly,'
Floretta, as a strong favorite. : The flag
fell quickly to a good start and Floretta
jumped at once irf! the lead. In a few
yards she was ; four, lengths to the good,
with Axiom and Montezuma following.
They kept their • respective places to the
end, the two latter whipped out, while the
winner was well in hand. Summaries:
Six furlongs, Domino 1 to 2 won, Wernberg
sto 2 second, Patrician 10 to 1 third. Time,
1:17. ■ ■. . . ■. -. ■■ ■
One mile, Owlet "4 to 5 won, Kennett 3 to 1
second, Hermann 10 to 1 third. Time, 1:47.
• Expectation stakes, half a mile, Floretta 4to
5 won. Axiom 20 to 1 second, Montezuma 6 to
1 third. Time, :51. '
Brooklyn handicap, one mile and a quarter,
Hornpipe 20 to 1 won. Lazarone 30 to 1 second,
Sir WRlter Btp 1 third. Time, 2:ll}^. Counter
Tenor, Rey el Santa Anita, Declare, Dr. Rice,
Rubicon, Assignee, Bassetlaw, Ramapo and Ed
Kearney also ran. .• . ■
Half mile, Hazlett4 to 5 won, Sagamore 5 to
2 second, Cassette Bto 1 third. Time, :51. - . ■
One mile and a sixteenth, selling, Sandowne
3 to 1 -wop. Eloroy . 5 to 1 second, Charade 5 to
1 third. Time, 1 :52& ■
AZZ THE FAVORITES WIN. "'.
Great , Day for the " Talent" at the
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 15. — About
2500 people braved' the : elements to-day
and went out to the racetrack. . Every race
was won by the favorite. Perkins won
four out of five mounts. The event of the
day was the Cadet stakes, worth about
$2500 to the winner. : Ben Brush, with K.
Williams up, won easily.
Six and a half furlongs. Orinda won) Poet
Seoul second, Elva third. Time, I :'2(i}4.
Four furlong?, May Pi'nkerton won, Merry
Nell second, Sir Dilke third. Time, :50&
One mile, Major Tom won, Interior second,
Glad third. .Time, 1:48. '■■ ..
Four and a half furlongs, Ben Brush won,
Del Coronado second, Ben Eder third. Time.
:58. r .' ■ •■,..- •*■••■ -■-.■.'-.
l ive and a half furlongs, Twinkle won,
Hodgson, second, Santa Maria third. Time.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 15.-Track muddy.
Five-eighths of a mile; Semole won, Jim
Cornwall second, The Broker third. Time,
l:O6. ' •
Thirteen-sixteenths'of a mile, Doyle won,
.Valdemar second, Feedman third. Time, 1:28.
Five-eighths of a mile, Rags won, Claude sec
ond, Mermaid third. Time, 1:07. - .
One mile, Dave Pulsiferwon, First Chance
second, Michel third.- Time, I :47Jv,'.
Five-eighths of a mile, Ed Gartland won, Mar
ble Rock second, Danron third. Time, 1 :0(J.
One mile, Josephine won, Mariot second,
Signora third. Time, 1:48.
HARLEM, 111., May 15.— Weather
cloudy and cold ; attendance large.
Five-eighths of a mile. Flying Dutchman won,
Friar second, Cossack third. Time, l:o2^£.
Half-mile, Byrdee won, Miss Rose second,
Angle third. Time, :50.
One end a sixteenth miles, Pepper won,
Tremor second, Midstar third. Time, -AO 3^..
Thirteen-sixtesnths of a mile, Blue and Gray
won, Silva second, Spitfire third. Time,
One mile and twenty yards, Oakley won,
Burrell'« Billet second, Pat Malloy third. Time,
1 :4^5 3-4.
„ BALTIMORE, Mb., May 15. — The.
weather was a little more fitting for the
trotting and pacing, and the attendance at
the Gentlemen's Driving Park was better
than yesterday, the opening day of the
New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore
circuit. . ; . •■ . ■
Class 2:24. trotting, postponed from yrster
day, purse $500, Gloria won. Bayline second,
Nannie third. Best time, 2:'M\i. ■ -••
Class 2:21, trotting, purse ijSOO, National
won, Hundley, second, Maud E third Best
Class 2 :'2i), pacing, unfinished, purse, $500,
Allen J won, Simon Bolivar second. Clan Al
pine third. Beat time, 2:25.
RACES AT SAX ANDRE AB.
Two Exciting Events on the Opening
Jtay of the Meeting.
SAN ANDREAS, Cal., May 15.— The
spring meeting of the Thirty-ninth Agri
cultural District took place' to-day on the
San Andreas track. The weather was per
fect, the track in good condition and a
large crowd in attendance.
There were two events, the first a three- 1
eighths and repeat running race, with
Lark, Valadore, Pinea and Claud at the
°6tar ting post. Lark won both heats in :37
and :36}£ -
The second was a trotting race, mile and
repeat, with Maria P, -Dixie and Lady
Elector.- Maria won in two heats in 2:45
and2:3s>£. „ .. -■- « .
'-^ .*"■■ Won by Owl. ° " o „ :
NEWMARKET, Em*., May 15. — The
race for the : Newmarket stakes for three
year-old colts was won by Sir J. Blundell
Maple's Owl, A. W. Cox's Solario second
and Lord Rosebery's Sir Visto third. Seven
horses ran. The course- was a mile and
two furlongs. . v-Z . •..'• '„ .. ' ■r ,
WATCHING CALIFORNIA BOYS.
Great Things Expected From the Uni
versity Athletes. :..,
NEW YORK, N. V., i May 15.— The New
York Advertiser publishes the following
interesting forecast of the ■ intercollegiate
games in which ; Berkeley and other West*
crn universities will participate: •
. Not only has interest in the coming in
tercollegiate .games at Mott Haven been
stimulated by the ■ recent games in which
the ■ various 'varsity and • college : athletes
i have been seen, but something; of a line
has been, given Vas to their form and
I chances. > There is also another incentive
for the big colleges to ' make a good show
ing this year and that ;is the prospect of
international college contests , between a
I crack team of Americans and an Oxford
College team this season. While it is a
trifle ; early to judge of the real form of
Yale and : Harvard men, after the games
between the crimson and blue more will
be known. BF3SSSHBHH
Of all the 100-yard dash men Ramsdell
of Pennsylvania could probably win if the
race was to-day, unless the University of
lowa's wonder is all that he is cracked up
to be. Ramsdell is not in his champion
ship form. Just what the speedy Patter
son of Williams, who ran a strong second
last year, can do we do not know, as his
name has not appeared in print. Each
year he has been at Mott Haven has been
an improvement over the former one's
performance. He is a good man to tie to,
and it's safe betting will give the won
derful man from I6wa, the ten-second
Caiifornian, Scoggins, and the best of
Yale and Harvard all they want. A new
man at Harvard, Redpath '97, won the
event on Saturday in 10 2-5; Mitchell,
Yale, apparently a new man, as his name
does not appear in previous records, ran
in a yard worte than 10 1-5, and Derr, at
Princeton, a place noted for watch break
ers, went in a half yard worse than 10 1-5.
Buckley, Pennsylvania, will be a good
man to back against the three. In the 220
--yard dash Billiman, Pennsylvania; Jami
son, Princeton; Redpath, Harvard, and
Garven, Yale, all went under 23. If this is
the best on the market Ramsdell again
has the event won, accidents, of course,
The 440-yard dash should be one of the
most exciting events on the programme.
Pennsylvania's best man is Sterrett, and
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, MAY 16, 1895.
on Saturday he ran at Princeton in 50 3-5.
At Cambridge, Marshall, the plucky col
ored boy who beat Freeman and finished
third to Merrill and Sanford last year, de
feated Bingham in almost a dead heat in
51 1-5. Bingham is not Harvard's best
man. Bremer, probably the crimsons'
star, however, may not compete, being re
served for his specialty, the race over the
sticks. Wade, Yale, is rapidly improving,
and the New Haven men expect him to
run in 50 by the date of the games. Each
of the big colleges has more than the men
mentioned and the event should be hotly
Kilpatrick, Union, is favorite for the
half. He won last year, and on Saturday
at New Haven went the distance in
1:58 2-5, showing that he was in fine
fettie. George Orton. after a fast mile,
ran in 1 :59, pushed out. Hollister, Har
vard, was but 1-5 slower. The battle for
second in this event should chase away
any ennui that may have accumulated
when that point in the programme ar
In the mile race Jarvis of the University
of Pennsylvania looks likely. •He has
won for two years. : He has a great way of
remaining unnoticed until : the day of
the race and then winning. Morgan,
Yale, ran in 4:33 Saturday. Jarvis might
do this, and then again he ; might . not.
You can't tell much about Quakers. . They
are on the dark side of the game. At any
rate Jar, is T has held Morgan safe for two
years, and there is no reason why he
should not again. As far 'as time goes
Orton was away ahead of Morgan last
year and is still \in front this, but w*hen
they met last year Morgan beat ' out ~ the
Pennsylvanian for the place. "Oy" Chase,
Dartmouth, should have the high hurdles
at his mercy, with Cady, Yale, as second.
In the race over the low sticks the event
looks like Harvard's with the flying
Bremen But it may be well to note that
Coolidge of Harvard ran the mile in
4:30 4-5, the fastest one negotiated on Sat
! urday. Orton, Morgan and Jarvis, how
ever, have always beaten Coolidge. - =
These games, which , will celebrate the
twentieth annual meeting of the" Intercol
legiate Association', will be held at Berke
ley oval on Friday and Saturday, May 24
and 25. In all twenty-four colleges will be
represented at the meeting, including Pa
cific Coast champions, the champions of
the. central division, the University of
lowa, the University of Michigan, to
gether with all the athletes of the Eastern
and New England institutions.
JIM'S JAW WORKS WEZZ. .
Corbeit Takes a Fall Out of English
CHICAGO, 111., May 15.— "1f the Na
tional Sporting Club of London will give a
purse of any amount from a farthing to
£5000 1 will box Peter Jackson for it in the
arena," hotly declared Champion Corbett
to-night. . •
3 "The London club is made up of a lot of
first-class , snobs, whose . only claim to rec
ognition is the possession of a lot of titles,
many of which no self-respecting man
would care to carry. ; I have been there
and know what lam talking about. They
are the flimsiest excuses for men and
sportsmen that ever disgraced a com
Tbe champion was angry through and
through while discussing the latest
phase in the pugilistic situation. Jack
son's remarks and the refusal of the
National Sporting Club to give a
purse for him and Corbett was what partly
raised the latter's ire, and when asked if
he would pay any attention to the club's
demand for an apology he could scarcely
"What, apologize? Apologize to that
crowd?" he demanded. "Never, for they
owe me more of an apology than I do
them. It is the most ridiculous thing I
evi-r heard of. They, the titled swells oi
English aristocracy, can never make me
believe they are half so manly and honest in
their intentions as I am and I refuse to
pay any attention to them unless they
promise to bring about a meeting between
Jackson and myself. I had not the slight
est idea the snobs over there would refuse
me a purse. 1 do not speak boastfully
when I say that Jackson and I would be
the greatest card the sporting world has
ever had in a box of first sense, and I did
not suppose the National chappies would
turn me down, because, according to them,
I owe their organization an apology.
Its members profess to think that Jack
son would have an easy thing of it, and
have been so outspoken in their dislike of
meand friendship for the black man that
I declined to treat with them, my friends
fearing I would not be given an even
"I am willing to allow them to witness
Jackson slaughter me, and will sacrifice
myself eagerly that they may gaze upon my
humiliation at the hands of the Austra
lian. 11l do that just to be obstinate, be
cause, in view of recent developments, I
cannot believe that they want to see me
box in London.
'•My offer is this: I will meet their
man, for such he is, in September, if Fitz
simmons and I do not get a battle-ground,
for any purse they may put up, on their
own terms and in their own arena. That
ought to be sufficient without an apology,
which I have too much self-respect and
dignity to offer to such a crowd for a fan
Not Permitted in Virginia.
RICHMOND, Va., May 15.-When asked
to-day concerning the report that the Cor
bett-Fitzsimmons mill might be pulled off
at Jackson City Governor O'Farrell de
clared positively that he would permit no
such exhibition in Virginia as long as he
Ryan to Re-enter the Rlnfj.
TROY, ». V., May 15.— Paddy Ryan, the
heavy-weight, who is now in this city, has
decided to re-enter the ring, and has chal
lenged the winner of the Maher-Marshall
fight, which will take place at the Atlantic
Athletic Club of Coney Island Monday
night. Ryan has been training on the
quiet, and says he has been promised a
fight before the Atlantic Club.
SANTA BARBARA'S MEET.
Crach Cyclers Contest . in Five Event* in
'.*. J 4. v "; f .?. : l : » a Heavy Wind.
SANTA BARBARA, Cal., May 15.— The
first meet of the State circuit cycle racing
was hekl here this afternoon. The track
was in poor condition and there was a
heavy wind. Many crack riders are here.
The attendance was not large.
Mile novice, class A, L. N. Norway of Santa
Barbara first, 0. Blake of Carpenteria second,
ValUr Pratt of Ventura third. Time, 3:28.
Mile open, class B, W. A. Burke of Los An
geles first, Casey Castleman of Riverside
second, \V\ F. Foster of San Francisco third.
Mile handicap, class A — Scratch man, A. W.
Cleaver. Cnicago, first; Eckhardt, Santa Bar
bara, 75 yards, second; Louis Wado, Ventura,
75 yards, third. Time, 2:36 4-5.
Two mile, handicap, class B— Castleman won,
Burke second ; A. N. Jones, San Jose, 50 yards,
third. Time, 6:40.
Mile championship. Santa Barbara and Ven
tura counties— Robbins of Santa Paula first,
Eckh&rdt second. Time, 2:40.
To Meet San Francisco Chest Players.
VICTORIA, B. C., May 10.-In the inter
national chess tournament between Victo
ria and San Francisco Victoria will proba
bly be represented by Chief Justice Davie,
Thomas Piper and J. T. Hume, with a con
suiting committee of William Marchant,
Dr. ; Hands and B. Williams. : Piper lost
but one game in k the tournament recently
closed here and has defeated the best play
ers on the coast. ;; . : , '
KZAMATU SEATS PRINCE.
The Cycler Easily Defeated in Bis Race
With the Trotter. *
SANTA ANA, Cal., May 15.— The special
half-mile race for a purse of $400 this after
noon between ' Klamath, the free-for-all
trotter, and ; Jack Prince, v the champion
bicyclist, was won easily by the horse in
1:07 for the first heat and 1:10^ for the
second. ; A runner pulling a screen for the
bicyclist could not pace the trotter.
Broke Two World's Records.
NEW YORK, N. V., May 15.-A special
to the World from Atlanta, Ga., says: At
the 1 games of the University of Georgia
Fred Morris of Mariota, Ga., broke the
world's amateur record for the fifty-yard
dash held by Meyers, 5% sec Morris
record was 5 2-5 sec.
Craig Barrow of Savannah, Ga., and F.
C. Ferrell ; of. La Grange, Ga., in a three
legged race broke the world's record held
by C. S. Busse and H. H. Merrill, 6 3-5 sec.
This record was 6 sec.
To Close the Harlem Track.
CHICAGO, 111., May 15. — Warrants
were. placed in the hands of • the Sheriff to
day by ex-Attorney-General Hunt repre
senting the Civic Federation for the clos
ing of the Harlem track. The Sheriff said
to-day that a descent would probably be
made on the Harlem track to-morrow. No
attempt will 'be made to : stop the racing,
but no bookmaking or poolselling will be
PITTSBURG, Pa., May 15. - Pittsburgs 5,
base, hits 9, en-orß 1. Philadelphias 1, base
hits 4, errors 2. Batteries— Sugden
and Hart; Philadelphias, Grady, McGUI and
Beam. •_- ..',
ELAND, Ohio, May 15.— First game:
Cleveland* 2, base hits 5. errors 4. Bostons 3,
baie hits G, errors 3. Batteries— and
Wallace; Ganzel and Nicfiols. Second game:
Cleveland* 8, base hits 11, errors 2. Bostons 4,
base hits 8, errors 3. Batteries— O'Connor and
\ ouni?; Gahzel and Stive tts.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 15.— The Louisville
wasnmprton game was postponed: rain.
_ CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 15.-No game with
CHICAGO, 111., May 15.-Chicagos 1, base hits
9, errors 3. New Yorks 9, base hits 13, errors 2.
, Batteries— and Moran; Meekin
and Farrell. - .
WEARS HIS SONS' SKIN
Physicians Successfully Craft
Cuticle Upon John Den
After Eighteen Years of Suffering
Ho Is Now Practically a
John Dennen, formerly a prosperous
stock-raiser, and later employed in the
mint, has just undergone a curgical oper
ation that is destined to rank in the medi
cal world as one of the most wonderful
Drs. Frazier and Brandt performed the
operation, and to their skill and the 6acri
licing nerve and love of two sons, Mr.
John B. Dennen, Who Had Strips of
Flesh Cut From His Eight Arm.
Dennen owes his life. John R. and Albert
Dennen had great strips of flesh taken
from their right arms and applied to the
right side of their father's face, which had
been destroyed by a disease closely re
Nearly nineteen years ago a barber cut a
mole on Mr. Dennen's right cheek, and to
that apparently insignificent accident his
condition was due. The sore went from
bad to worse, finally covering nearly the
entire half of the face. Every physician
consulted pronounced it a malignant can
cer, affirming that the knife was the only
remedy. In all, the right side of the face
was cut out three times, each operation,
however, seeming to aggravate rather than
palliate the disease. Six weeks ago the
death of Mr. Dennen any moment would
not have been a surprise, and a few days
later, when a blood vessel in the neck
burst, it was not believed by physicians or
relatives that he could survive twenty-four
Mr. Dennen did not die, however, but
with each succeeding day he grew physi
cally stronger, though the aggravating sore
gave no sign of healing. After studying
the case carefully. Dr. Frazier concluded
that it was not cancer he haa to deal with,
but a disease closely akin to it. There was
only one remedy, and that was to cleanse
the parts thoroughly and then plant new
skin. If the grafting was a success Mr.
Dennen would live, otherwise the blood
vessels would burst again when least ex
pected and death would follow.
The two sons of Mr. Dennen offered the
physicians all the graft required, and the
operation was successfully performed on
the 8d mst. In all thirteen strips of
cuticle, half an inch wide and nearly two
inches long, were us<}d, the eldest son con
tributing eight pieces, and Albert, the
younger brother, the remainder. After the
operation Mr. Dennen'a head was put in
a plaster cast, which was only removed
Sunday. During all that time Mr. Den
nen has walked around the house as usual,
the only inconvenience experienced com
lnf from the weight of the plaster.
when the cast was removed it was
founa that over 90 per rent of the cuticle
was thriving, the only remaining evidence
of the disease being the • seams, showing
where the new cuticle had taken hold,
bkin-grafting is not a common operation
by any means, and in all successful cases
the operating surgeon has considered him
self fortunate if from 40 to 50 per cent of
the grafted cuticle thrived.
The gypsy moth pest, which has cost
New England $1,000,000 in an endeavor to
stamp it out, is directly traceable to a
Frotessor Trouyelot, who imported the
moth to this country twenty-three years
ago for the purpose of crossing it with the
moth that produces the silkworm.. The
moths escaped their places of confinement,
and in s few years had multiplied into
The only monstrosity mentioned in the
Bible was the giant who had "six fingers
on every hand, and on every foot Bix toes,
f ° Ur 20 tW6Uty itt aIL " Bee ll Sama «l.
THE BAY DISTRICT TRUCK
The Favorite, Malo Diablo,
Won the Handicap Very
FAVORITES HAD AN OT7TING.
Her Majesty Has Regained Her Lost
Form and Had No Trouble
Four out of five of the favorites won yester
Eddie Jones is now riding in something like
his old iorm.
Shaw, if he does not change the number of
his hat, is the coming jockey.
Thomas McTague, the Montana horseman,
left for his home last evening. On the eve of
his departure he had the pleasure of seeing his
filly, Dara, finish in front.
Oakland was about as near a race as Dublin
is to Mose Gunsfs cigar-store. Notwithstand
ing that careless 4 to 1 chalked against him by
the throne bookmakers the play on him was
Reserve, a starter in the mile race, started ofl
in one of the breakaways on his own accord,
and made the circuit of the track five times be
fore he became leg weary. He was duly in
stalled a member of the light artillery andwill
receive his certificate to-day.
Democrat was backed for a "killing," and
his backers had about as much chance of cash
ing their tickets as a man would to walk across
the bay to Oakland on lead shoes. Wildermtuh
may have a good seat on the paddock fence,
but racehorses are out of his territory.
There is a steady but noticeable falling
off in the attendance at the Bay District
track, and it is not to be wondered at. The
reversals of form have been so frequent of
•late as to cause the oldest inhabitant to
cast a longing look at the sun and wink
the other eye.
It strikes me that the judges in the stand
at the present meeting have been altogether
too lax in vigilance, and have overlooked
many peculiar runa that, in justice to a
sport-loving public, should at least have
been investigated. A few searching inquiries
often have a tendency to tone up rucing.
At the beginning of the meeting it was
promised that a detective would be on the
gui vive for jobs. Did he ever discover
one? He scented salary day in the dis
tance and probably rested co^t^nt.
Quite different from Tuesday, four of the
five favorites topped the wire first, old
Joe Cotton being the oniy one to go down.
The mile and a sixteenth handicap was
the star feature of the day's racing, and
was taken by Malo Diablo, the 8 to 5 favor
ite, excellently ridden by Eddie Jones,
who let Riley on Normandie cut out the
running until a sixteenth from home, and
then cutting loose won cleverly by a neck
in 1 :49. Claudius, well ridden By Hinrichs
was a fair third.
The opening race was taken by that
handsome True Briton filly Her Majesty
goiner to the post Bto 5. She took the lead"
soon .lfter the dag fell and won handily In
1 :02J4 by half a length from Imp. Miss
Brummel, a 20 to 1 shot in the betting
The Nerva filly was a good third. Veva
was cut off on the far turn or she might
have been close up.
The mile selling race was on the profes
sional order. After a long delay at the
post waiting for Reserve to finish his five
mile race against the "pipe" the field was
sent away. Huntsman, the second choice
followed by the 2 to 1 favorite Dara, was
the order into the stretch, Alexis and the
others a quarter of a mile away. Dara
passed Huntsman in the stretch and won
handily. Alexis made up considerable
ground and finished a fair third.
In the fourth race, a five and a half fur
long dash, Tim Murphy at 7 to 20 made
his field look like cattle and won as he
pleased. In a hard drive Shaw landed
Banjo in second place by a short head
from Tillie S.
The last race, over the hills, resulted in
the only hard dump of tne day. In the five
and a half furlong run Joe Cotton was a
consistent sto 2 favorite throughout the
betting, O'Bee, though, was the "good
thing" in the race, being backed down
from 8 to 3 to 1.
Getting first and second, Kathleen and
Robin Kood I had the race to themselves,
the latter. winning easily at the end by
eight lengths. The winner was a 6to 1
chance in the betting. Kathleen beat
Inkernian three lengths for the place.
San Francisco. May 15, 1895.
QAC FIRST RACK— Five furlongs; two-year-
WO. olds; purse $300.
Ind. Horse, wefebt. Jockey. St. V a Str. Fin
891 Her Majesty, 115 (Sloan) 3 31A 1/ lv«
885 Imp. Miss Brummel, 110 y%
(Shaw) l 4» e/j 2!
784 NervH ftlly.lO3(Wlldermuth)7 7 2ft 3,7
(8911 Veva, 115 (Peters) 4 2ft 3/ 4y»
(883) Kdgemount, 113 ( Donathan) . 6 6ft 6ft sii»
896 La FlMiba, 95 (Chevalier).... s 64 7 6i
891 Monitor, 113 (W. Flynn) 2 lft 4A 7
CJood start. Won handily. Time, 1 :021,q. Win
ner, b. f., by Imp. True Briton-Elsie Ban.
Betting: Her Majesty 8 to 5, imp. Miss Brnmmel
20 to 1, Xerva filly 12 to 1, Veva 7 to 1, Monitor 4
to 1, La Flecha 4 to 1, Edgemount 20 to 1.
QAC BECOXD RACE — One mle: sellflnir
O\J\J. three-year-olds and upward; purse $300.
Jnd. Horse, weight, jocicey. St. y 3 Str. Fin
889 Dara. 82 (E. Jones) a 210 26 11
895 Huntsman, 99 (Hlnrlchs) 1 1,? 1i,4 2i
889 Alexis. 106 fPetoM) 3 35 310 3/0
194 Democrat, 99 (Wlklermuth).6 4A M 41
889 Minnie Beach, 103 (H.Smith)6 6 5/ bit
Tuxedo, 107 (Quirk) .4 5* 6 6
895 Reserve, 94 (Steele) ran away and left
Good start. Won easily. Time, 1:43^. Win
ner, br. * by Argyle-Oladora.
Betting: Dara 2 to 1, huntsman 3to 1, Alexis
16 to 5, Democrat 8 to 1, Tuxedo 50 to 1, Minnie
Beach 15 to 1, Reserve 49 to 1.
QA7 THIRD RACFJ— One and a sixteenth
O\) I • miles, handicap : purse $400.
Ind. Horse, weight, jockey. St. ifo Str. Fin.
879 Malo Diablo, 9s (K. Jones)... 1 3 Vis 2ft In
(889) Normandie, 86 (RUey) 2 lft 1* 2*
802 Claudius, 98 (Hinrichs) 3 6 By. 8*
897 Little Cripple, 102 (Plggott). 6 M 3V* 4ft
879 A rundel, 92 (Chevalier) 5 2? IS 6i
677 Oakland, 107 (Taylor) 4 sft 6 6
Good start. Won cleverly. Time, 1:49. Win
ner, eh. c. by Joe Hooker-Oxilla.
Bettlnssr: Malo Diablo 7 to 5, Xormandle 15 to 1,
Claudius^ 10 to 1, Little Cripple 8 to 1, Arundel 6
to 1, Oakland 4 to 1,
QAQ FOURTH RACE— Five and a half fur
wl'O. longs; selling; three-year-olds and up
ward ; purse f 300.
Ind. Borw. weight. Jockey. Ht. y* Str. Fin.
Bfl4 Tim Murphy, 113 (Uinricns). 3 lVi U 1'
874 Banjo, 104 (Shaw) 4 SVi 3A 2r»»
881 Tlllie 8, 106 (Chevalier) 2 4J 47 3ft
869 Nervoso, 86 (Ward) 6 6 2V4 44
176 Keene Foxhall, 104 (Peters). 1 21 5 5
Good start. Won easily. Time, 1:08*4. Win
ner, m. g., by Imp. Kyrle Daly-Ma^le R.
Betting: Tim Murphy 1 to 8. Banjo 7 to 1, Tlllie
S 7 to 1, Nervo3o 30 to 1, Keene Foxhall 100 to 1.
QflQ FIFTH RACE— Five and a half furlongs;
VXtV. selling; purse $300.
Ind. Horse, weiplit. fockey. St. y* Btr. Fin.
(896) Robin Hood I, 107 (Sloan). ..2 Ift 15 IS
902 Kathleen, 110 (Shaw) 1 25 25 23
903 Ink»rman, 104 (Hinrichs).... 3 3y 3 3/ itf
901 My Sweetheart, 93 (Pis:gou).4 4ft 4y» 4i
847 O'Bee, 104 (Chevalier).. 8 73 It 6i/fe
887 Joe Cotton, 11!) <W. Flynn)..6 6ft 6A Qh
904 Annie Moore, 102 (Rowan).. s bS 5/ 71
903 Sue Abbott, 99 (Burns) 7 Bft 8* 8a
880 Mutineer, 104 (Peters) 9 9 9 9
Good start. Won easily. Time, 1:11 V&. Winner,
eh. h., by Forester-Marutßiia.
Betting: Robin Hood I6to 1, Kathleen 7 to I,ln
kerman sto 1, My Sweetheart 12 to 1, O'Bee a to
1, Sue Abbott 30 to 1, Joe Cotton 5 to 2, Annie
Moore 40 to 1, Mutineer 30 to 1.
Following are to-day's entries:
First race, half a mile, fnaiden two-year-olds.
W niter J 105, Prince Hooker 105, Vondunk
105, Joe X 105, Rajah 105, Leon L 105, Linda
Vista filly 102, Rejected 102, Irene E 102, Spry
Lark 102, Severe 102, Gladette gelding 102,
Second race, one mile, selling. Centurian 95,
Charmer 97, Faro 104, Carmel 102, Tot>ey 83,
Del Norte 106, Hy By 99, Rico 103, Marietta 83,
Arctic 98, Arnette 85.
Third race, eleven-sixteenths of a mile, sell
ing, impress of Norfolk. 95, CMC 103, Man
teil 100, Gold Bug 110, Sir Richard 105, Clac
quer 107, Morven 97, Banjo 103.
Fourth race, thirteen-sixteenths of a mile,
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THE BLUE AND THE GOLD.
California Athletes Will Meet
Champions on Satur
Matters of Interest Concerning
Trap-Shooting and the
On Saturday the victorious team that
now wears the blue and gold of the Uni
versity of California will be given a very
severe trial when it will face the giants
of the University of Pennsylvania.
It is not to be expected that California
will retire with the laurels of victory on
this occason when the day's contests will
have come to an end. Every athlete who
knows anything at al) about the standing
and records of Eastern athletic teams feels
in his marrowbones that the California
boys can hope for only a third or at best
second place in most of the events in which
they will figure.
The Pennsylvania team is unquestion
ably the star athletic team of the Eastern
colleges. For every contest the "Pcnns"
have one or two champions, or in other
words men who have established records
tnat are superior to those of any athlete
who has competed under the auspices of
the Amateur Union in late years. Their
second and third men, as a rule, are not
up to the standard, and in view of that
fact the Californians may possibly slide in
for a second or a third" place in some of
the races, which, it is expected, Pennsyl
vania will capture very easily. The games
which the Berkeley boys will stand a bet
ter chance of winning are: Hammer
throwing, running broad jump, running
high jump and putting the shot.
Captain Koch should give a good account
of himself in the half-mile race provided
he toes the scratch in good form. It is
quite probable, however, that Koch will
also appear in the quarter dash as he is a
good man at that distance. If Barnes ig
in trim, good things should be expected of
him in some of the sprints, although Cali
fornia's chances of capturing first in any
of the track events are assuredly slim con
sidering the wonderfully fast sprinters
they will measure strides against. How
ever, if the wearers of the blue and gold
will make anything like fairly good aver
age on Saturday their success at other
meetings may certainly be expected
The following notice to members appears
on the- bulletin board of the Olympic Club
"Any member who may be held in sus
pense owing to non-payment of dues will
be denied privileges of all entertainments
until his obligations to the club are
settled. This order means that delin
quent members will not have an opportu
nity of witnessing the boxing and swim
ming contests which will take place this
month until their financial misunder
standings with the secretary of the club are
The Caledonia Club will hold its annual
picnic and games on May 30, at Shell
Mound Park. Sandwiched in a long pro
gramme of professional even.s are two
races for amateur athletes, naraelv, 440
--yard and 880-yard handicaps. Entries for
the two last-named events will close on the
25th at the Olympic Club, and all bona-fide
amateur athletes are eligible. The prizes
are handsome, and no doubt a large entry
will be received.
The following gun club shooting con
tests have been announced: May 18 the
Gun Club will burn powder at the Oak
land track; May 19, Recreation Gun Club,
Oakland track; "May 19, Lincoln Gun Club
at Alameda mole; Muy 25, Country Club
at Oakland track; May 26, Empire Gun
Club at Alameda Point. The Pacific Ken
nel Club will hold an important meeting
on the evening of the 22d inst. at their club
None of the rifle-shooting organizations
of this City will send a representative body
of sharpshooters to compete in the great
Shooting Bund Festival at New York, but
individual members of the San Francisco
Schuetzen Verein will journey east on
their own hooks and they expect to re
turn with numerous prizes, the result of
Professor Tronchet of the Olympic Club
Will Remain, Bat Salaries Must
The directors of the Olympic Club held
a very interesting meeting last evening,
and considerable discussion was raised
over a petition which was signed by sev
eral of the leading members, asking for
Professor Tronchet's retention as fencing
After several speakers had been heard
the directors concluded to retain the fam
ous exponent of the manly and scientific
art of fencing. The governors decided,
however, not to make fish of one teacher
and flesh of another, and they unani
mously decided upon cutting a slice
from the salaries of every instructor
in the club which, in the aggregate, will
amount to something like the salary Pro
fessor Tronchet is drawing at pres
ent per month. The pupils of the
old instructor of France's favorite
pastime are more than pleased that they
will continue to see the right man in the
right place. The directors have not as yet
taken any action as regards the present con
dition of the club's outdoor grounds.
Riordan and Feeney Defeat Bonnet and
The attraction for ladies' night at the
Occidental court last night was a match
between John Riordan and J. Feeney and
T. F. Bonnet and R. Linehan. Feeney
and Linehan are members of the Union
court. The match was closely contested
from start to finish, and the last game was
won by Riordan and Feeney. Bonnet did
not play ;vith his usual vim.
. Following was the score :
Riordan and Feeney 21 17 20 21 21
Bonnet and Linehan 14 21 21 17 17
TO EAISE A FUND.
A Benefit Performance to Be Given by
the Pacific Lodge of the American
A benefit is to be given at Morosco's
Grand Opera-house on June 6, to form the
nucleus of a fund for the local lodge of the
American Actor 6' Association. Every
branch of the profession ha 9 tendered its
services to make the benefit a success.
The stage will be under the management
of John Nash of the Tivoli and \V. L. GTea
son of the Grand Opera-house conjointly.
All the local professionals are to partici
pate and a programme is being arranged
which will be a decided novelty in Wan
The actors have always been generous in
contributing toward every worthy cause.
They hope to receive a recognition from
the public now of appreciation of thier
labors. The association is one for mutual
benefit of actors and the fund will be of
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