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SPORTS IN AND OUT OF DOORS
Kid McCoy Rdai Up
Against the Wrong Man
J. B. Sheridan is out with a new story
about Kid McCoy. He tells of the Indi
ana boxer's cupidity, and now in running
up against Lou Houseman, who Ukes
money a bit himself, he struck the wrong
man. The battle of wits between the two
past masters of nuance must have been a
clever one to witness, if Sheridan's story,
which is as follows, is true:
McCoy once tried the same cold trick
on Lou Houseman in Chicago. He had
Just beaten Tommy Ryan at Maspeth
and was a "card." Houseman wired him,
asking how much he would take for a
elx-round bout with Con Riley, his spar
ring partner, in Chicago. McLoy was
cheap in those days. He is now if he i»
up against the real thing. He wired back
asking $500 and expenses. Of course
Houseman accepted. Then Louis went
forth and covered Chicago with three
posters announcing a six-round fight be
tween Kid McCoy, welterweight cham
pion of the world, and Con Riley, heavy
weight champion of Ohio. A welter
weight champion of the world and a
heavyweight champion of a state ought
to make a good fight anywhere, any time.
60 the house, Tattersall's, was jammed.
McCoy took a look. His avaricious eye
told him tnere was $10,000 in, of which he
would get $500, which he had to split with
Riley. He determined to baik.
When the preliminaries were over and
it was his time to go on, McCoy sent
for Houseman and bade him to his dress
.Houseman went and found the fighter
in a conuition which Dave Nelson de
scribed as "stripped." That is, he had his
Old fime Pacer
Sold for Small Change
Ben Hur, the 2:28 pacer, sold for 59
cents at a raffle, and is now living a life
of ease and luxury. For the past three
years Ben Hur hadn't received the care,
one would think him entitled to. He"
was hitched up to almost every kind of
vehicle, and was only a few weeks ago
drawing a cab from the railroad station
at Riverhead, L. I.
Nor- he stands in the stable of Henry
W. Harris, a well-to-do farmer, of Ja
maica. He has time to think of. his
one great achievements; how during the
past decade or so he followed the trot
ting and pacing circuit, beat everything
that ever paced against him at the an
nual county fairs, and so became famous
throughout the length and breadth of
Long Island. Of course that was some
time ago. for old horsemen on Long Isl
and say Ben Hur is nearing his twenties
Ben Hur has had a varied career dur
ing the last three years. Previous to
that he was owned by the well-known
Riverhead horseman Higbie. It was
-while in Higbie's stable that Ben made
his 2:28 record, that clings to him today.
Mr. Higbie finally sold Ben. He had
lost his speed, and so he drifted - from
owner to owner, until a Riverhead cab
man bought him and used him to carry
people to and from Riverhead station.
A few weeks ago Charles W. Smith,
of Jamaica, heard of the life of Ben
Hur was leading and went to see him
at Riverhead. . .
"How much will you take for the !
horse." Smith asked the cabbie there.
"Eighty dollars," was the answer.
"All right," replied Smith. "I'll take
That was how Ben Hur happened to
arrive in Jamaica recently. Old-timers <
around there knew all about him, and I
several wanted to buy him right off.
Mr. Smith received many offers from :
friends. He hadn't much use for the !
horse, but didn't want to displease his j
reinds by selling him to anyone in par
The idea of a raffle occurred to Mr.
Smith. He agreed to make the numbers !
run from 1 to 200, the drawers paying in
cents the number they were lucky or
unlucky enough to extract from the draw
The numbers went like hot cakes. Tt
seemed every one wanted to own Ben
Hur. The raffle was set down for last
Tuesday night at Kammerer's hoel. , All
the numbers were put in a hat. One was
"Fifty-nine wins Ben Hur," yelled the
"He's mine," shouted back William
Fraser, a Jamaica freight handler, and so
Een Hur was sold for 59 cents.
Harry W. Harris was present at the
raffle. He thought he might win the ani
mal. He wanted to keep him for old time
sake. Fraser, the raffle winner, heard of
Mr. Harris' desire and offered to sell
Ben Hur to him.
"Give me $80 or what Smith paid for
thim. and Ben Hur's yours," said Fraser
"It's a go,' replied Harris, and the
money was paid over.
Ben Hur will be put out to grass or
roam about whenever he likes now. He
will be well fed and have little of no
work to do. In short, he can live a life
BOXING FOR THE CUBANS
FIGHT PROMOTERS INTEND TO IN
TBODICE THE GAME TO CUBA.
An attempt will shortly be made to in
troduce boxing in Cuba, Alvie King
business representative of Tom Sharkey
and Fred Block, formerly one of Jim
Oorbett's trainers, are promoting the
scheme. Both will leave for Havana with
in a week to have a talk with a well
known Cuban capitalist who is to furnish
the backing for the venture. In a talk
Block said: "We have been given to un
derstand that boxing is not illegal in Cuba
and if everything pans out a club house
on similar lines to the New York Athletic
club will be built. Ou,r idea is to fur
ther athletics of all kinds, with boxing,
of course, the feature. Several shrewd
and well-versed lawyers (have assured us
that there is no lav/ against pugilism 'n
Cuba. A\ hen our club is launched we in
tend to arrange several important fistic
events between the best pugilists ob
King had a talk with Jim Jeffries and
the champion promised to box there in
the near future. An effort wll also be
made to induce the other heavyweights
and champions to appear there
JACK O'BRIEN RETURNS.
Philadelphia Pugilist Brings a Kcc-
ord Back From England.
NEW YORK, Feb. 22.-Looking as pros
perous as a trust magnate and with as
gorgeous raiment as ever graced the
forms of Berry Wall or Tod Sloan, Jo
seph Hagen. better known as Jack
O'Brien, the Philadelphia pugilist, arrived
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street togs on instead of a pair of fight
ing shoes, a breechclout and a pair of
"What Is it, Kid?" asked Houseman.
"Lou," said the Kid, "have you the
consummate gall to ask me.to box before
a mob like that for $500?"
"That's what you asked, was n not?"
"You got it?"
"Yes, but I did not think the house
would be this big. Had I thought so I
would have asked $2,500."
"You should have thought of that In
time," said Houseman.
"Well," said McCoy, "I am not going on
for any such sum. Unless I get $l,<) 00
over and above, I will not fight and you
will have to give the spectators' their
money back. Better be wise and see
"Look here," said Houseman. "Here are
the articles of agreement. Here is your
money. Now, if you are not in the ring
in ten minutes I will have the articles
read, the money shown, the case ex
plained, and you denounced as a cur and
a quitter. Understand? I will put up
another bout and keep the money, every
McCoy whimpered and wailed some
more, but to no avail. Houseman was
"Gimme $100 for my sparring part
ner?" McCoy finally asked.
"Not a cent for any one," was House
man's parting shot. "You get on and
fight or I'll put on a bout in ycur place
and you will not get a. cent."
McCoy went on.
from England this morning on the Teu
tonic, of the White Star line.
O'Brien left this country for England
on Jan. 12. 1901. During his visit in that
home of fistiana O'Brien has fought six
teen contests and won them all.
So high are his fighting abilities consid
ered by British sporting men that he has
English backing for £1,000 to light any
man in the world at his weight.
O'Brien is out already with a challenge
to fight any man in the world for the
middleweight championship and has £1,000
-of English coin with which to back him
O'Brien left for his home in Philadel
phia this afternoon.
WHEX AMOIXT WAS XAMED 3IAG
AATE ALMOST FAIXTED.
Homer Mock, the big south paw from
Lancaster, Ohio, signed some time ago
by Strobel for the Toledo team, is as
honest as the day is long. He has play
eu but one season as a professional, and
there are many of the tricks of the trade
that he has not got next to. Perhaps
this is good for him. A.t any rate, it is
a lortunate thing for the managers. As
an illustration of the verdure of Mock,
Manager Strobel has recently related an
incident connected with his trip to Lan
caster upon the occasion of his visit for
the purpose of signing the pitcher. After
his arrival at the hotel he sent word fo
Mock to call on him. After supper the
big fellow strolled into the office and
made himself known. He was Imme
diately made acquainted with the object
of Strobel's visit, and was asked what
he expected for his work the coming
season. The pitcher answered that he
was sorry, but that he did not feel that
was at liberty to sign a contract, as he
had promised to give the Connecticut
league people first call on his services
"I'll give you J175 a month," said Stro-
Mock eouldn t sign the contract quick
enough. Before the ink was dry he turn
ed, I°. Strobel and said: "I guess you
might have got me for $50 or $75 a month
if you had waited a little longer "
Before the Toledo manager left the
town Mock intimated that a little ad
vance money might come in handy. Stro
bel was agreeable to the proposition and
inquired how much was necessary
"Do you think $5 would be too much 9"
The magnate almost fell off his chair,
as he had expected a touch for at least
?nO. and was prepared to stand for a hun
dred. The next day he mailed Mock a
check for the amount, and a few days
later received a letter thanking him for
BREWER BROKE RECORDS
GREAT CALIFORNIA SWIMMER HAS
ALL, THE OTHERS SCARED.
CHICAGO, Feb. 22.-Last night at the
bportsmans show marked another epoch
in the swimming recoil-breaking line and
Howard Brewer, the great California
swimmer, who has practically scared
away all of the others, did some startling
performances while winning the 1,000
yards A. A U. indoor swimming cham
pionship He established a new record
for the distance of 15 mm. 23 3-5 seconds
order that some new figures might be
added to the record-table list Brewer was
timed at intermediate distances while
S?u eri thg * bi& Journey, with the re
suit that he made new records as fol-
540 yards, 7 minutes 55 seconds.
640 yards, 9 minutes 32 seconds.
™ yard, p- 10 minutes 9 2-5 seconds.
<40 yards, 11 minutes 2 seconds
<S0 yards, 11 minutes 41 seconds.
S4O yards, 12 minutes 40 2-5 seconds.
?^Uyard^ 23 1-5 seconds.
1,000 yards, 15 minutes 23 3-5 seconds.
CHIEF DOES NOT DENY
HEAD OP CHICAGO POLICE ADMITS
BOOKMAKERS ARE WORKING.
That bookmakers could lose $20,000 to
Chicago patrons through an error in the
telegraph service from r New Orleans *is
considered possible toy Chief of Police
o rseill, who does not deny that there is
bookmaking in Chicago.
■.'3 1 1.?^ 0* 11^ on *" places 'here,"'the chief
said. "We cannot follow up every man to
see, for example, whether he is going to
telephone a, bet. We : are prosecuting
the bookmakers as fast as possible, but
they employ every kind of device tb es
c=n^ hISi dt y , We tho'ht we had one man
sure We had a warrant not only for his
'book but for himself. The police who
went to make the raid were noticed by
the lookouts,' and the manager of i the
concern who held the book, slipped it
down the neck of the dress of a child
standing near by and sent her to a store
to buy some candy." store
Bad Day for Favorites. ,
.NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22.-The favor.
aII -W-S? -bea4? n in raid succession to
da>. Prince Blazes, who, though a win
ner, is always classed 5 as an outsider in
the stakes, scored a clever win in the
George Washington handicap, worth $1 793
lum v G winner- Weather clear, track
First race, selling, seven furlongs—The
Bronze Demon, 117, Helgeson, 7 to I, won?
Horseshoe Tobacco, 137, Odom, 7 to 2,-sec
?"<*: A^ron, 119 Otis, 20 to 1, third. Time,
Ed N^i r^.^ H°Ward ' Muske'
■h^ onl^ w. 6 ' sellln S. mile-Lady Al,.
rm£l % £ c, lg£Sos 13 to 5 > won; Blue
m nkl' o^^i *? l- fl second; - Trebor,"
102. t Otis, 9 toio.third. Time I:44^> ' Ben
Ht& £ racio + us and Vassal ran
,- Third: race, two-year-olds, half mile-
Navasota, 112, Brennan. 11 to 6, won; The
Don, 108.- Odom, 9 to :6 ' second; ; Wilton
112, Landry, 18 to 6 , third, Time ' -50i Imp
Lady Winkle, : Lizzie, Brooks. ~ Sly , Boots!
Queen; Rex and• Disappointment C ran.
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1902.
How Jeffries and %
Jeffries has never pretended that his
prowess or success as a fighter is due
especially to his science or skill. He has
bothered little with fancy punches, ducks
or steps, and he has more than once met
his superior in the fine points of the
game. Not that he lacks adeptness, how
ever, for he is more than ordinarily clever
and quick for a big boxer.
He himself admits, however, that" he
depends to a large extent on his tre
mendous strength and weight. Just
before he fought Fitzsimmons in 1899,
he stated in an Interview his reasons fop
expecting a victory in these words:
"1 feel satisfied that I can whip clever
Fitz for the same reason that I whipped
Peter Jackson and Tom Sharkey and
"The stronger, heavier, more enduring,
more rugged man will always, providing
he is game and half way quick, wear
down the lighter, frailer one, no matter
how active or skillful the latter may be.
"I am asuming, of course, that the
stronger man has a fair knowledge of
science, as well as some speed, and that
the other conditions, health, courage,
age and fettle, are about equal. The
clever, slender man, of the greyhound
type, can for a time cut into his rugged
"It is like refined steel chipping rough,
raw iron, but the edge will wear off, and
in a test of strength, the steel will snap
and the iron remain intact.
"So with the lighter pugilist. When
he tires and cant-get away from his op
ponent, but is forced to clinch, jostle and
infight. the fcattle begins to go against
"Even when he wards off or blocks
heavy blows, the wealing process grad
ually tells upon him. Contact, clashing
with the heavier, stronger man, affects
Fourth race, George Washington hand
icap, mile and >a sixteenth—(Prince Blazes,
107, Nutt, 15 to 1, won; Albert F. Dewey,
97. Gormley, 15 to 1, second; Piederich,
106, adorn, 2 to 1, third. Time, 1:50^.
Strangest, Petit Maitre, Lou Rey, Ben
Chance, Ida Ledford, Jessie Jarboe, Eva
Rice, Henry of Franstamar, Banish and
Silver Coin ran.
Fi£ fh race, handicap, six furlongs—No
ble ru/.-., 100. Louden, 4 to 1, won; Amigarl,
90, Helgeson, 13 to 5, second: Pigeon Post,
101, Lyne, 11 to 5, third. Time, 1:15. Len
nep and Small jack ran.
THAT GOTHAM INVASION
SECRETARY OP BALTIMORE CLUB
SAYS RUMOR IS CORRECT.
NEW YORK, Feb. 22.—Recent reports
that the American league Intends to place
a club in this city have been strengthen
ed by the liberal character of Judge Har
ry Goldman, secretary and treasurer of
the Baltimore club. Judge G-oldman spent
several hours in the city in consultation
with parties whose identity he refused to
divulge. Then he hastened back to Bal
timore to confeir with Manager John Mc-
Graw, who leaves today for Hot Springs,
Ark., where he will remain until the
Baltimore club goes South for their pre
Judge Goldman said:
"There is no doubt whatever that the
American league intends to put a club
in New York city. The only question is
when it will be done and that will be de.
cided when the league, meets in New
York on March 4. There are several ways
in which" this can be done. President
Ban Johnson is my authority for the
statement that If Freedman wishes to
sell out Johnson can find a purchaser for
ENTRIES BREAK A RECORD.
Secretary of Harlem Jockey Club
Announces List cf Entries.
CHICAGO, Feb. 22.—Twelve stakes of
the Hurlem Jockey club closed X^eb. 10,
and Secretary Nathanson announced to
day that they had received a total of 1,303>
entries. For. stakes having cash entrance
fees oi $10 and upward each, this average
of 109 per stake marks a record. The
events and the number of nominations for
For three-year-olds and upwards—
Twentieth Century handicap, thirteen
sixteenths of a mile, 101; Harlem handi
cap, mile and one-eight, 97; Chicago
stakes, one mile, 114.
Austin Selling s_takes, mile and one
Garden City handicap, three-fourths of
a mile, 131.
For three-year olds—M. Lewis Clark
stakes, mile an one-eighth, 76.
Riverside stakes, one mile, 99.
For fwo-year-olds—Petite stakes, for fil
Graduate stakes, for colts, 99.
Youngster stakes, 106.
Proviso Selling stakes, 120.
Junior handicap, 112.
The list includes nominations from J. Q.
Follansbee L. V. Bell, G. B. Morris, S.
S. Brown, L. O. Appleby, E. Corrigan, B.
Schrieber, J. W. Schorr, F. Cook, S. C.
Hildreth, M. H. Tichnor & Co., J. B. Res
pess, J. C. Bennett, C. R. Ellison, C. T.
Boots, John A .Drake and P Dunne. The
M. Lewis Clark stakes, a trial for the
American Derby, has forty-three candi
GOOD CHANCE FOR YANGEiR.
Kansas City Club Offer* to Pit Him
CHICAGO, Feb. 22.—Manager John
Hertz received an offer yesterday from
Kansas City to pit Yanger against Ter
ry McGovern the latter part of next
month. The Kansas City promoters want
an attraction for the benefit of the fire
men .and policemen's fund, and are will
ing to make a liberal offer for Yanger
and McGovern. The match would proba
bly be a question of weights, and there is
no chance that it will be arranged until
the result of the fight tonight at Louts.,
ville is known.
Champion Is Beaten.
NEW YORK, Feb. 22.—L. Mahan, Co
lumbia's champion tennis player, was
beaten in the third day's play of the in
door championship tournament by Wylie
C. Grant, of the New York Tennis club.
The scores were 6-4 and 6-2.
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him in the ratio of their respective
"It Is by reason of these Infallible laws
of logic that, bar accident, I feel positive
that I can defeat Fitzsimmons."
With Fitzsimmons it is different. Up
the time he met Jeffries most fighters,
writers and others who described Fitz's
victories, had only one explanation—a
deadly punch. Strength beyond that In
his arms had not been the Cornishman's
iong suit. Hitting power, cleverness
and shiftiness had been his best cards.
Here is how he himself accounts for
three notable victories:
"The blow that put Sharkey ont after
repeatedly fouling me in the most unfair
fight that was ever seen In the prize ring,
was a left and right which had him
da/.ed. T feinted with my left and he
threw up both arms around his face to
protect himself, which left a clean open
ing for a left-hand shift on the stomach.
This blow did the job. It knocked the
wind out of him, which brought him for
ward. J quickly shot the same hand
up under his chin and knocked him out.
I leave it to the American public whether
this was a fair blow or not.
"The first time I knocked out Peter
Maher I feinted with my left. He tried
to cross me with his right. I pulled my
head back and then delivered a left-hand
punch In the mouth. His right was
spent across his chest, which left me a
clean opening, and he had no guard. I
kept this kind of punehiojg up for eleven
rounds, at the end of which he quit.
"in the fight with Jim Hall I delivered
a blow over his kidneys with the right
hand which made him wince. I was
about to repeat the same thing when he
threw his elbows down to stop the blow
and swung his right at me at the sams
time. I quickly saw an opening for his
jaw, and instead of landing on his elbow
I changed the direction of my blow, and
landed on his jaw, knocking him out."
* THE TURN
Nearly every paper in the country Is
printing stories of Harry Weld'on, who
passed away recently. Here is one:
When Corbett was at last matched to
meet the mighty John L., Mr. Weldon
came out with the announcement that on
Sept. 22, 1892, -at New Orleans, there
would be a new champion created. Sports
throughout the country looked on Mr.
Weldon's prediction with little confidence,
and many of the leading critics made
light of him for picking out a man prac
tically unknown to the sporting world to
beat the great Sullivan, who had been
champion for twelve long years. But
Weldon had the courage of his convic
tions and went to the Crescent City with
all the confidence in the world that he
was on the right man. He was kidded
and laughed at by the old timers, who
considered Sullivan invincible, but he
simply asked them to hold off criticism
ustil results showed whetner he was right
or wrong. When Corbett reached New
Orleans he hunted up Mr. Weldon, whom
he had never seen before, and in a very
few words thanked him for being such a
loyal friend and taking so mtich inter
est in his welfare.
"That's all right," said Weldon. "If I
did not think I was right i would not dar«
mislead my readere."
"Certainly, you are right," replied Cor
bett, with an air of confidence. "I'll show
you tonight that this man Sullivan is not
in my class."
Th e femazlng confidence and courage
displayed by Corbett made Weldon more
certain th.an ever that he was on a good
In the second round of the fight Cor
bett walked over to where Mr. Weldon
was sitting, and in a clear tone of voice,
and without the least sign of emotion,
said: "Just watch me go through this
big fellow. I'll whip him to a standstill.
This remark was overheard by other
newspaper men sitting near by, and they
hooted Corbett as he walked away.
In the twenty-first round Sullivan went
down and out before the man from Cali
fornia. It was a great victory for Jim
Corbett, and a big feather* in the cap of
Harry Weldon. Before Corbett left the
ring he passed by all the other reporters
near the ring, and, extending his hand to
Weldon, exclaimed: "Well, old pal, I did
the trick. It's our turn to iaugh. If it was
rot for you I would never have 'had the
chance to fight for the championship."
Had Mr. W 7eidori been a betting man, he
might have won a fortune on Corbett's
victory. His entire winnings, however,
were a new hat and a box of cigars.
TO VOTE AGAINST RULE
IOWA BELIEVES SIMMER BASE
BALL RILE IS TOO SWEEJPING.
IOWA CITY, lowa,-Feb. 22.—The Uni
versity of lowa board of athletic control
will cast its conference vote against the
proposed summer baseball rule moved by
the University of Chicago at the last con
ference meeting and adopted by a vote
of 8 to 1. The lowa board believes the
rule to be too sweeping. Information re
ceived at lowa leads to the belief that
Illinois, Michigan, Indiana^ Purdue and
possibly Minnesota will refuse the rule.
Five votes against the rule would defeat
President E. A. Wilcox said regarding
"We believe that the rule as proposed
is too radical for the reason that it ab
solutely debars from participation in col
lege athletics any young man who has
at any time previous to his matriculation
ever joined in any mimirer baseball
where an admission Js charged. Any high
school athlete who is good/ for anything
does this, and as they are not at the
time tilled solely with the idea of bein£
a college athlete, they naturally accept
the invitations to play. We think that
the rule should eventually be adopted,
but we do not think it sfoould> be made
so sweeping just at present."
Results at Oakland.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22.—Oakland-
Weather clear; track sloppy.
First race, maidens, selling, five-eighths
of a mile —Budd Wade, 109, Bullman, 3%
to 1, won; Imp. Mildred Schultze, 107,
O'Connor, 8 to 5, second; Montoya, 112,
J. Woods, 2to 1, third. Time, 1:04%. Ali,
Atntpah, Oratosa, lou, Derby Winner,
Breton also ran.
Second race, seven-sixteenths of a mile,
two-year-olds, purse—High Chancellor,
113, Conley, ZVz to X, won; Gaviota, 110,
Birkenruth, 8 to 1, second; Adirondack,
110, Bullman, 2 to 5, third. Time, :44.
The Fog, Discharged, Lafigaro also ran.
Third race, three-quarters of a mile,
selling—Wyoming. 120, J. Woods, 3 to 1,
won; Irate, 109, McGinn, 100 to 1, second;
Quiz 11.. 111, Hoar, "7 to 1, third. Time,
1:18*4. Tufts, Alzura, Sharp Bird, Clar
ando, Tyranus also ran.
Fourth race, one mile and an eighth,
Palace Hotel handicap—Frangible, SO,
Knapp, 8 to 1, won; Diderot, 99, Rahsch,
3% to 1 second; Janice. 110, O'Connor, 2
to 1, third. Time, 1:58%. The Fretter,
Siddons, Formero, John McGurk, Black
Dick also ran.
Fifth race, one mile and a sixteenth,
selling—Nilgar, 106, O'Connor, 2 to 1, won;
Constable, 93, Birkenruth, 2 to 1, second;
Merops, 103, Hoar. 7 to 1, third. Time,
1:54. Lode Star, El Mido, Billy Lyons,
George Dewey also ran.
Sixth race, three-quarters of a mile,
selling—Tiburon, 100, O'Connor, 4 to 1,
won; Galanthus, 106, Birkenruth, 5 to 1,
second; Horton, 112, L. Jaakson, 5 to 1,
third. Time, 1:18. Fonsavannah, Kings
Pal, Grafter, The Elk, Gusto, Educate
Mat tie M. Is Sold.
RICHMOND, Ind., Feb. 22.—A. c. Davis
of Ladoga, Ind., has sold to J. J. Donald'
of Kansas City, the pacing mare Mattie
M tf:l7K), by Advala. Price, H.BW.
NEW ROAD TO'FRISCO
FIaAN ON! TAP BY WHICH MISSOURI
PACIFIC WILL EXTEJI SAN
SENATOR CLARK INTERESTED
Scheme Includes Erection of Pine
Depot and) Hotel on Market
. Street—General News
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22.-Every indi
cation points to the belief mat a big rail
road and financial deal Is on tapis by
which George J. Gould's Missouri Pacific
will gain an entrance into San Francisco.
Prince Poniatowski, r. S. Bullock, one of
his partners in several enterprises, and
Senator Clark, of Montana, are repre
sented as being connected with Gould
in his scheme to extend the Gould rail
road system west from Salt Lake to San
Francisco. Gould will make a tour of vie
coast next month. S
The alleged railroad scheme is said to
contemplate the erection of a fine depot
and hotel on Market street in this city-
Then a railroad will be run south to the
San Mateo county line. *Rom there on a
road will be built to Los Angeles to con
nect with the line Senator Clark is build-
Ing to Salt Lake. At the Utah capital,
Clark's road will connect witn the Kio
Urande Western to Denver. Ai Denver
it connects with his Missouri Pacific to
St. Louis. From the Missouri metropolis
to Toledo he owns the Wabash road,
which is now being extended to Pitts
Mr. Bullock, who Is an Eastern railroad
builder, when interviewed sai- «c could
give no details, as publicity was likely to
spoil negotiations now in progress.
"Myself and others," he said, "are act
ing for other parties, perhaps a syndicate.
W. H. Crocker is not interested. While
there is something in the story, it is pre
mature at this time."
+ vMrV Crocker confirmed the statement
that he was not interested in the matter.
ADOPTS PENSION PLAN
LACKAWANXA WILL PIT SYSTEM
IXTO EFFECT MARCH 1.
hH £L TORIS' eb-
has been made Tby , the management or
the Delaware. Lackawanna & Western
«t«^ y; thai a ? ension system will be
placed in effect March 1 for the beneFt
£ f eS. pl<? yes- Under the plan, as arran|ed
by. Fs-esid-ent Tru«-dsle, any employe In
gaged t for twenty-five 'years Inanv ca
pacity in he v, raton of the railway
5 ?£ e/i, wh?" has performed Ms duties
faithfully ;is to be retired at sixty-}!ve
years of age and receive a monthly al
lowance proportionate to the'_ pay which
he was drawing and the length of hid
service. :.",--'■■■"-. ~ ""■ ': . ;:" ■. ■ ■ '
The fund from which such payments
will be made will be appropriated regu
larly each year by the company, and the
employes will not b<- required at any fime
to pay anything either for the support
of the pension system or to add to tho
fund from which benefits will be made
To meet pension claims for the remainder
of the year 1902 an appropriation of $50 000
has been madie.
The amount of the pension will, as
stated, depend on two coroitions, the
number of years the employe has served
the company and the average of his reg
ular monthly pay for the ten years pre
ceding his retirement. If, for instance,
the average monthly pay for the ten
years has been $60 per month and the
employe has been in the service of the
company for thirty years his pension will
be $18 a month.
CATALPA TREES FOR TIES.
Illinois Central Planning to Plant
Many Large Groves.
The Illinois Central is planning an ex
periment in the way of planting catalpa
trees to be utilized for making ties. John
P. Brown, secretary of the International
Society of Arboriculture, has been com
missioned to select a few tracts of land
favorable to the growth of the trees.
There will be 160 acres used for this
purpose, and it Is probable that one tract
will be in Illinois and one In Mississippi.
The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific also
has tree culture under consideration.
Mr. Brown has conferred with the offi
cers of the road and is now looking over
the line in Texas. He claims that he haa
found a district near Dalhart, Tex., where
catalpa trees will grow without the aid
of irrigation. It Is reported that experi
ments of this nature are also being made
by the Pennsylvania, the St. Louis &
San Francisco, Rio Grande Western,
West Virginia Central & Pittsburg. Bos
ton & Maine and the Cleveland. Cincin
nati, Chicago & St. Louis, and the Santa)
Fe is said to be considering this matter.
There are two species of the oatalpa
tree, one of which, the catalpa speciosa
Is slow to decay. It has for many years
been considered an excellent wood for
fence posts, and is said to make excel
lent ties. One catalpa tree, twelve years
old, will make one tie; a tree sixteen
years old, three ties, and one twenty
years old, five ties.
SURVEY ABOUT COMPLETED.
Senator Clark's San Pedro-Salt Lake
Line Will Cost $20,000,000.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22.—United
States Senator W. A. Clark, of Montana,
is rapidly completing the final surveys for
his San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt
Lake road. From the reports of Chief
Engineer Hawgoodl it is known that tne
approximate length of the line between
San Pedro and Salt Lake City will be
$00 miles. . ,
Six hundred miles have been surveyed
and a portion of the road built. It is
estimated that by paying cash instead of
raising money by a bond Issue the road
can be built and equipped for 5-20,000,
SE.WI DAKOTA RAILROAD.
Dakota Eastern Railroad Is Incor
porated at Watertown, S. D.
The Dakota Eastern Railroad company
hoc been organized in Watertown, a. i->.,
wTth a capitlt stock of $5,250,000. The pro
moters of the enterprise are a number of
(business men of Watertown, and it is the
intention of the company to build a road
from Watertown to Fargo and from \\ a
tertown to Sioux Falls, S. D.
The directors of the company are:
H D Walruth., president First National
bank- W. D. Morris, president Citizens
National bank; W. R. Thomas and FJ.
Corv, ex-state senators; J. W. Martin,
ex-mayor; Col. L. D. Lyon, M. R. Basker
ville Dr H. M. Finnerud and Dr. C. W.
Stutenorth, all of Watertown, S. D.
ACCIDENTS OP THE WEEK.
Ust of Railroad Smasknp* for Past
The current issue of the Railway Agw
colit&ins the following list of railroad ac
cidents reported during the week:
The Illinois Central Diamond Special,
southbound, while running slowly through
a iheavy fog, was run into by a fast
freight near Litchfield, 111., on Feb. 16.
Two persona were instantly killed and six
seriously injured.—A northbound light en
gine on the lowa Central crashed into
passenger train No. 4 one mile north of
Gifford, lowa, on Feb. 16. Four persons
were killed.—A passenger train on the Il
linois Central collided with an extra
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over the membrane and is absorbed. Relief Is im
mediate and a cure follows. It is not drying— does"
Dot produce sneezing. Large Size, SO cents at Drug
gists or by mall; Trial Size, 10 cents by mail. r :
, . ELY BROTHERS," 58 Warren"Sizeet* Kew York,
WHO ARE LOOKING for
Should not overlook our clearing sale of odd lengths
and broken bolts. We can save you from
$1.00 to $3.00
on any pair you buy, and remember these garments are
made by well paid St. Paul Tailors—not thrown too-ether
by act of congress, so to speak, as the majority of the
bargains (?) advertised are.
LOUIS NASH, ©/fa^g Corner SeventH an.
Manager. TAFLOR Robert streets.
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freight at Texas Junction, 111., on Fob.
lb > seriously injuring three persons
A freight train crossing over the Buf
falo, Rochester & Pittsburg tracks to No
3, on the .Vw York Central, at Rochester,
N. V, on Feb. 16 was struck by the east
oound limited on the West Snore The
engines were completely wrecked.—ln a
rear-end collision between Baltimore &
Ohio trains at Indian Harbor a conductor
and brakeman were killed and two other
trainmen injured.—A rail broke under the
engine of the Pennsylvania vestibuled
train at Helena, and the rest of the train
was derailed. Three persons were in
A rear-end collision on the Pennsylvania
road near the Gallitzin tunnel on Feb 14
caused the death of three persons, the fa
tal injury of four, and the serious in
jury of two persons. Ten cars and two
engines were completely wrecked —Seven
men were killed and 14 seriously injur
ed b,y a heavy boulder weighing tiftetn
tons tailing onto the caboose of a work
train on the Choc taw, Oklahoma & Gulf
twenty miles west of Little Rock, Ark '
on Feb. 14. . -.
A freight train on the Lake Shore &
Michigan Southern went through a bridge
near Vermillion, Ohio, on Feb. 17. Track
men, were putting; in : new ties on the
bridge and the rails were temporarily
laid. The train had been properly
nagged, but owing to the heavy gra.'e
could not be stopped.-A mistake in sig
'?Slf ftS? s£?-* a rear- end collision between
two freight trains on the Queen & Cres
cent at Crittenden, Kv., on Feb. l6. Ore
™a. d was killed and' two Were fatally in-
On Feb. 15 the air brakes on a Dela
ware, Laekawanna & 'Western , double
s' -^SPS' failed to work and the
train rushed down a steep grade at Scran
ton, Pa., striking an engine and ca
boose standing on the main line. Two of
the train crew were seriously Injured
wrecked 66 °C°mOtXVeS and ten cars'were
OHIO ROADS IX COMBUfK.
All Roads Entering Toledo to Have
Direct Connections With Detroit.
TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb.
are now pending looking toward the
amalgamation of the Detroit, Toledo
Shore line with the Toledo Railway and
lerminal company. This will give to
every road entering Toledo a direct coiu
nection with Detroit and with the Cana
dian lines that reach that city.
The Shore line was one of the proper
ties of the Everett-Moore syndicate, and
Messrs. Everett and Moore, with Chair
man Newcomib, of the bankers' commit
tee which has charge of the syndicate's
affairs, were in Toledo today on matters
relating to the sale.
St. Panl Agent Promoted.
CLEVELAND, Feb. 22.—1t has been an
nounced that George W. Blair, the com
mercial agent of the Chicago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul in Cleveland, has been pro
moted. He will leave here the Ist of
March to become the division freight
agent of the same line at Cedar Rapids,
lowa, and will therefore return to his old
home. The announcement was at once
surprising and gratifying to his friends.
The Cleveland office has been conspicu
ous during the last year for the amount
of business it obtained for the St Paul
road, and this promotion is in part a rec
ognition of the work that has been done
W. C. Orders Freight Cars.
The Wisconsin Central has contracted
with the American Car and Foundry com
pany for 425 CO,OOO-p«tmds-capacity cars,
to be built at their St. Louis shops. The
order calls for 300 box cars, 100 stock cars
and 25 refrigerator cars. All are to be
built according to Wisconsin Central
standards and equipped with all-metal
trucks and Sterlingworth brakebeaas?
O. S. L. Will Shorten Route.
The Oregon Short Line has completed
arrangements for building the line from
Garfleld south to Leamington, Utah,
ninety miles, and the work will be com
menced In the spring. The new route
will effect a saving of about seventeen
miles in the distance between Leamington
and Salt Lake City.
Officers of the .. , I. «fc B. Railway.
The officers of the Minnesota, lowa &
Eastern Railroad company, recently In
corporated under the laws of this state,
with capital stock at $3,000,000, are John
Graham, Minneapolis, president; E C
Eschelby, St. Paul, vice president; J. W.
Sullivan, Minneapolis, secretary and
SPARKS FROM THE RAILS.
H. F. Ruger, traveling freight and pas
senger agent of the Chicago, Burlington
& Quincy at Helena^ Mont., has been
transferred to a similar position at
Butte, Mont., succeeding P. Daniels, re
signed. H. A. Bradt succeeds Mr. Rugrer
L. M. Harmsen, rate clerk in tne gen
eral ipassenger department of the Min
neapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie,
has been appointed to succeed George E
Huteh,insori, who has resigned as trav-'
cling passenger agent of that road, with
headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Canadian Pacific is to build 100 cars
at the Montreal shops.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul will
build 500 cars at Its shops.
General Superintendent A. TV ~*fren~
holm, of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minne
apolis & Omaha, is credited with stating
that the property recently purchased by
that road in Sioux City, lowa, will be
used for the erection of new shoos and
terminal facilities in Sioux City the pres
ent shops of the company at that place
to be abandoned. v
LYNCHERS ARE BALKED
QUICK COXVICTIOX OF SHERIFF'S
SLAYERS CALAIS THEM.
CASPER, Wyo., Feb. 22.—The Jury In
the case of Charles Woodword, charged
with the murder of Sheriff C. W. Ricker,
of Natrona county, June 2, today brought
in a verdict of murder in the first de
gree. Sentence was deferred until Mon
The trial occupied but two and. one-half
days, the greater part of which time was
given to securing a jury.
Woodward, after breaking jail, was
tracked to a ranch near Billings, Mont.,
where he was captured after a desperate
fight with the officers. Since his return to
Casper there has been a large number of
men ready to lynch Woodword, but the
eiheriff has protected him by keeping a
large force of deputies ready for action.
There are now no fears entertain*! «f
violence to the prisoner.
TOLSTOY NEAR DEATH
FALSE REPORTS OF DEMISE CAUSES
Student* Seek to Force Entrance t-->
Cathedral, Demanding That Maas
Be Said for Excommuni
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 22.-T!v
news received here from Yalta (Crimea)
is to the effect that Count Tolstoy i a at
the point of death.
The excitement among the students hore
has been partially due to false reports
spread Feb. 20, of Count Tolstoy's death.
It was asserted that the authorities had
repressed the news because the Holy
Synod was undecided whether to pro* , i
with the annual excommunication of the
Several hundred students attempted to
invade the Kazan cathedral in order to
have mass celebrated for the repose of
Count Tolstoy's soul, shouting "Long Jive
the immortal Tolstoy, Russia's gn
man. Down with the dogs."
The police charged and dispersed the
demonstrators. The universities of Ri.u'ti
and Kharkoff are closed. At the lati.-r
place the police came into collision wnii
the students and workmen.
MAY FAVOR NORTHWEST
PRESIDENT REPORTED LOOKING
FOR SUCCESSOR OF HITCHCOCK.
FROM THE GLOBE BIREAB,
Washington, D. C.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 22.—1t is reported
once more on what is thought to be good
authority that Secretary Hitchcock, of
the interior department, will resign from
the cabinet; in fact that Secretary Long's
preparation to retire has precipitated a
reorganization of the president's official
family. Hancock has aroused so much,
dislike on the part of the members of the
senate that strong influence has teen
working for his removal.
Since the census bureau bill passed it
has been generally understood that Mr.
Merriam would be made permanent chief
of that department and that there would
be an opening for some man from tte
Northwest for the interior department.
The president would like a man familiar
with the Indian business and land mat
ters which make up the bulk of the woik
of this department.
CUBA IN A SAD PLIGHT
ROOSEVELT RECEIVES PEsTITIO.Y
OP 30,000 WORKMEN.
WASHINGTON, Fefb. 22.—Supplement-
Ing the large number of petitions and ap
pears from other organized bodies in ttie
island of Cuba for relief in the shape of
a, reduction of tariff dues, the president
has received a petition from Ramon Ri
vera, and otiher representatives of the
assembly of the delegates from the va
rious tobacco working industries of Cuba.
The petition recites the great crisis con
fronting Cuba and "in the name of 30,00 C
workingmen who hear hunger calling at
their doors" implores the president to
save Cuba from ruin.
WOMEN CHOOSE OFFICERS.
Sorosis Member Chosen President of
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22.—The National
Council of Women at the triennial ses
sion today elected the following officers:
President—Mrs. William Todd Helmutn,
New York, formerly president of Sorosig
and of the New York State Federation
of Women's clubs.
Vice President—Mrs. Mary W. Swift,
Corresponding Secretary—Mrs. Flo J.im
leson Miller, formerly president of the
National Woman's Relief Corps.
First Recording Secretary—Mrs. Ida
Second Recording Secretary—Mrs. Kato
Waller Barrett, District of Columbia.
Treasurer—Miss Lillian Hollister, Dp- -
trait, Mich., supreme commander of the
Supreme Hive of Maccabees of the World,
Sciatic, Sharp and Shooting pains. .
—. Strains, Weakness and ail bodily aches
and pains relieved almost instantly. -
'■ Backache, Headache, Faceacha,
Chest Pains, and all Nervous Fains
. and Muscular Weakness cured by
After all other remedies ML
Acts like magic I
Price, 25c and 50c.
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