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TOPEKA STATE JOTJRXAL, MONDAY EVENING. MAT 6, 1901.
HEWS.
Effort JIadeby Louisyille Crowd
to ilob Starter.
Ertmn Allows St. ,Harcos to Get
Away Too Soon.
BOOKIES HIT HARD.
Tremendous Killing Made Oyer
Uen Mac Dhui's Race.
Owner of Colt Said to Have
Cleared Up $25,000.
Xuisville, Ky, May 6. Saturday's
racing at Churchill down was wit
nessed by between 8,000 and 7,000 per
sona. The decided feature of the day
was the sensational demonstration
against Starter Curley Brown after the
start of the fifth race. An effort was
made to mob him. St. Jlarcos, a hot
favorite at 3 to 5, was given several
lengths the best of the start and the
Starter was loudly hissed. St. Marcos
won easily by two lengths and at the
finish there was a rush to the judges
and a vociferous clamor against allow
ing the race to stand. The services of
several policemen were necessary to
quiet the dissatisfied betters. The offi
cial result was as the horses had fin
ished. The feature of the card was the
Bluegrass stakes, the fourth race of the
card. This was at six and one-half
furlongs for 3-year-olds that had not
won a sweepstakes or two races prior
to the closing of this race. Amur and
Sannazarro. the colts who ran in the
I-erby, declined the issue, as did Spud
Caldwell. This left seven to face the
starter. Ben MacDhui, the 3-year-old
son of Bend Or-Sierra Madra, the prop
erty of Frank Bruhns & Co., was in
stalled favorite at 3 to 2 and he acted
as a vehicle for one of the biggest
"killings" of the meeting.
It is said the colt's owner bet J23.069
on him In the poolrooms throughout the
country. 'Whether this is true or not,
the bookmakers at the local track re
ceived a solar plexus wallop when he
passed first under the wire, an easy
winner by two lengths. Hundreds,
fifties, twenties and tens poured in on
him until the bookies were tired, and
liis price had been hammered down to
9 to 10 and in'a few books 1 to 2.
St. Marcos was another well played
good thing in the fifth race. In the last
race The Klector beat out the heavily
played odds-on favorite Dr. Riddle, the
latter being pinned almost against the
rail, where Cochran was unable to get
out of him his best efforts. Merry
maker and The Esmond were the other
good things that went wrong.
The feature of today's card will be the
Clark stakes, the second biggest race
of the meeting. It is not believed Alard
Scheck or Joe F"rey, Schorr's colts, will
start, as they are not in the form that
His Eminence. The Puritan. Amur and
Sannazarro are. His Eminence is
picked as an easy winner of the event
and will be heavily played.
K. TJ. REACHES HOME.
Pield Cay Between Missouri andEan
sas Set For May 18.
Lawrence.Kan., May 6. A large crowd
of Kansas university students was at
the Santa Fe depot Saturday night to
welcome the home-coming Jayhawkers
baseball team. Although there were no
bonfires there was a great sufficiency of
lusty "Rock Chalks." and the team was
cheered and congratulated -individually
and collectively.
The. boys played a..game at Columbia
and then hurried to the train, reaching
Lawrence about. midnight.
The team broke even, winning five
games,and losing five on the trip, but
two of the games lost were 3 to 2 games
and the team complains of toeing given
the worst of the decisions at Ivirksville,
where a 12 inning game went to the
home men by a score of 8 to 7.
Theboys will have a. week'aTest son
before the next game, .which is with, the
fWashburn team next Saturday.
Captain William Tobey, of the Kansas
university track team, has just received
a. letter from Dr. Heathertngton, of Mis
souri, fixing the date of the Kansas-Missouri
.field meet on May 18, at Colum
bia. ..This will add to thcenthuslaam of
BEVY
Here Are Four of the
liK!ser Selee Pleased
With
Bright Outlook.
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Here are four of the crack player3 of tha Boston team. They are (reading from right to left) Tenney, -who plays first base
IesaontevILIa, whose position ia third base, TLrOiig the captain of the team -who plays shortstop, and Lowe, second baseman. They
Era fl f'T-Tj ma.H.m ji.nd rr..k-a ha (witioak ol the Beaneaters exceedingly bright.
"PAT" SHEEDY
"Honest Gambler' Believes
Missing
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Here "Pat" Sheedy, the "holiest gambler" who restored the
stolen Gainsborough painting to its owners, has undertaken to pay
the reward offered the McCormack boy kidnappers, and guarantee
them from treachery in the deal. Although the malefactors are not
forthcoming, Sheedy believes they will accept his pledge and restore
the boy.
the track team men and they will be put
to work in earnest now by Dr. Naism:th
and Captain Tobey. Quigley, K. U.'s
great hurdler and sprinter, is laid up
with a severely cut wrist and will be out
of the meet, but there are several other
good hurdlers and sprinters. Be Lano
now holds the university pole vavulting
record. 9 feet 10 inches, and Tobey the
high jump, 5 feet 8 inches.
BANASIER WINS BIG RACE.
The Mackay Horse Captures Metro
politan Handicap.
New Tork, May 6. The biggest crowd
since Pessara won in 1S!)2 saw Clarence
H. Mackay's Banaster win the Metro
politan handicap at Morris park. In a
fierce drive he beat Contestor a head,
while the 3-year-old All Green was
third, a length away. The time, 1:42 was
only fair.
The Metropolitan was the feature of
the opening day's meeting of the West
chester Racing association. From noon
until the first race was called crowds
poured into the track, and by the time
the first classic fixture of the eastern
racing season was run there were fully
25, (Mm) persons present. A better day
could not have been desired.
At the close of the betting Starbright.
owned by W. C. AVhitney, was settled
upon as the favorite at odds of 4 to 1,
while Banaster went to the post at 12
to 1.
The first break was a bad one, Banas
ter refusing, but on the second attempt
they got away in good order. Unmasked
took up the running and rushed up the
back stretch with Heliobas close by,
heads only separating them. Contestor
was the next in order, while Banaster
was rating along in seventh place. As
the horses rounded in to the turn of the
Withers mile, Ohom began to make his
move on Banaster, and as they neared
the turn in the stretch Banaster had
mowed the lot down one by one until
he was at the saddlegirths of the flying
leaders, and Odom held him there for
the final run through the stretch.
Around the turn they came, every one
having a clear field. Inch by inch, urg
ing with his hands, Odom sent Banaster
along until he had poked his nose In
front of Heliobas,, who dropped back
beaten. Then Banaster went after
Contestor, whom McCabe was driving
hard. In the meantime there was a wild
shout from the crowd, for All Green wan
coming with a rush. Odom, on Banas
ter, then got to work with, whip and
OF BEANEATERS BEST BALL PLAYERS.
Men Upon Whom Boston Relies to Place Her Team at the Head of the List.
STILL HOPEFUL.
tils Services Will Bring Back
Boy.
spur. He hung at Contestor's withers
for an instant and then in the last five
jumps Banaster succeeding in poking his
nose in front, and landing the stake for
his new owner by a head.
Oxford "Wins Championship.
Oxford.Kan., May 6. The Oxford team
took the championship away from the S.
W. K. C. team, of Winfield, at Gueda
Springs, Saturday. Score 1 to 0. Bat
teries Oxford, Herron and Alley; S. W.
K .C, Dunham and acobs. It was a
well played game on all points. Dun
ham struck out 20 men. Herron, 13.
Soldiers Won at 8t Mary's.
St. Marvs. Kan., May 6. Uncle Sam's
soldier bovs from Ft. Riley administered
the first defeat of the season to St. Marys'
college team Sunday, winning out in a
hard fought game by a score of 8 to 2.
The scoring started in the lirst. and the
soldiers kept a safe lead throughout. In
the ninth St. Marys had a batting rally
and succeeded in filling the bases on hits.
Two men were out, however, and the side
was retired without scoring. Both teams
plaved steaxlv ball under the new rules.
Heftiiick's catching, for St. Marys, was
exceptionally good.
Score by innings: R.H.B.
Ft. Rilev 1 1104000 18 12 4
St. Marvs 0 1 001 000 02 B 5
Batteries St- Marvs. Ferdinand andHan
nick: Ft. Rilev. Mullen and Barney. Um
piresCarpenter and Captain VanDusen.
Played Fourteen Innings.
Denver . Col., Mav 6. Errors in the
eighth and fourteenth innings lost the
game for Denver Sunday. Outfielder Pres
ton muffed an easy fly and missed a
grounder, allowing the score to be tied.
Score by lnnincs: R.H E
Penver 0 102010100002 0 ( 12 ?
Omaha 0 1 001012 0 0002 1 S 10 3
Batteries McN'eeley. JEyler and Joseph
Sullivan; Frieland and Glade.
St. Josepn 5; St. Paul 1.
St. Joseph. Mo.. Mav 6. St. Paul nar
rowlv escaped being shut out Sunday and
MeKibben's Juveniles played good, steady
ball throughout the game. Huguins, sec
ond baseman for St. Paul, was hit on tha
head with a thrown ball in the tifth and
will be out of the game for several days.
Attendance. 3.0)0.
Score bv innings: R.H.E.
St. Joseph 2 0200100 6 1
St. Paul 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 8 3
Batteries McDonald and Wilson;
Gill and Wilson.
Umpire Mesner.
Saturday BasebalL
Washburn. 9: State Normal, 8.
Haskell Indians, 23: Baker, 1.
Mc-
Kansaa university, 15; Missouri univer
sity, 4.
Lawrence high school, 16; JLeav
enworth, 1.
Topeka Y. M. C. A., 4: Santa Fe Reds, 3.
Princeton, 5; Brown, 2.
Pennsylvania. 3; Cornell, 4.
Harvard. 4: Williams, 5.
Columbia. 3: Carlisle. 16.
American League.
Boston, Ju; Washington, 2.
Cleveland. 11; Detroit, 4.
Chicago, 11: Milwaukee, 3.
Baltimore. 11: Philadelphia, 7.
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
Cincinnati, 4: St. Louis. 4.
Chicago, 4; Pittsburg. 2. ;'
Philadelphia. 8; Brooklvn, 4.
Boston, 6: New York. 3. -
WESTERN LEAGUE.
St. Joseph, 12; St. Paul, 2 .
Omaha. 5; Denver 4.
- Minneapolis, 7; Kansas City, 2.
Colorado Springs, 6; Des Moines, 2.
NATIONAL LEAGUE. "
T ST LOUIS.
Sunday's game between the Cincinnati
and St. Louis National league teams was
played at Athletic park. The grounds
were very rough and the enclosure entire
ly too small to accommodate the big
crowd of spectators, who swarmed onto
the field, making ground rules necessary,
"Noodies" Harm was in great form and
held the locals safe at all stages. The
Cincinnatis were fortunate in landing flies
in the crowd on the field, which would
have been easv outs on the regular dia
mond. Attendance, 6,000.
Score by innings:
St. Louis 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 05
Cincinnati .0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 17
Batteries Cincinnati. Hahn and Peitz;
St. Louis, Breitenstine and Nichols.
AT CHICAGO.
Waddell pitched a fairly good game
against his old elubmates Sunday, but
lost through ragged support and Pitts
burg's daring base running. He saved the
teaih from a shutout with a long three
bagger in the ninth. Attendance, 11,000.
Score by innings:
Chicago "0000000 22
Pittsburg u 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 04
Batteries Pittsburg. Wiltse and Zim
mer; Chicago, Waddell and Chance.
NATIONAL. LEAGUE STANDING.
Per
Won.
Cincinnati 7
Brooklvn 6
Pittsburg 6
Philadelphia 6
Boston 4
St. Louis v..... 5
Lost.
3
4
5
0
4
G
5
9
cent.
.700
..600
' .543
'.6)
.500
.464
.37J
..3U7
New York 3
Chicago ...... 4
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
AT MILWAUKEE.
The home team fell on Patterson Sun
day to the extent of 25 hits, with a total
of 36 bases. Husting was wild and was
replaced by Reidy . in the fourth, who
'itchea good ball, allowing Dut one nit.
'he tiriSinr nf Gilbert and McFarland
was the feature. Griffith was ordered, off
the grounds by Umpire Connolly for dis
puting the latter s decision.
Score bv inninRs: R.H.F..
Milwaukeee 0 1 0 8 3 6 0 3 021 25 1
Chicago 04020010 O T 6 I
Batteries Hastings, Reidy and Connor;
Patterson and Sullivan.
AT DETROIT.
Scott was hit freely through Sunday's
game and also fielded his position misera
blv, while Siever allowed Cleveland but
thre hits in the first seven innings. In
the eighth doubles by Yeager and Scott
and singles bv Pickering and McCarthy
gave Cleveland their only runs. The field
ing of Barrett and Pickering was a feat
ure, both men making several spectacular
catches.
Score by innings: .rc..ti.Jti..
Detroit 2 4000121 10 13 u
Cleveland 0 000000303 8 3
Batteries Siever ana tsueiow; &cotc ana
Yeager.
AT KANSAS CITY.
The field was a sea of mud here Sun-
dav, but the crowd wanted ball, and so
the local team and Minneapolis dived land
slid around the held. The Miners were
shut out.
Score by innings:
Kansas Citv 0 1 0 0 4 4 J
Minneapolis 0 0 0 0 0 0 00
uattenes Kansas city, w eimer aim
Belleville; Minneapolis, Ferguson and
Carney.
AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDING.
Per
Won. Lost. cent.
Detroit 7 3 .fi3o
Chicago 7 4 .635
Washington- 6 a . .b2o
Baltimore 4 4 .500
Cleveland 4 6 . 400
Boston 3 5 .3.
Philadelphia 3 5 .3ig
Milwaukee 3 8 ..575
BUT 40,000 MEN TO STAY.
TvBv..,r,wtn Mav a After a careful
oi.j.in 'nt tiio situation in the Phil
ippines as it exists today, the administra
tion has decided to reduce the army in
the Philippines to 40.000 men. The opinion
prevails nere mat tins mmiuri .
oror.it. for the nresent needs of the ser
vice in the islands, and, if conditions con
tinue to improve in the satisfactory man
ner that has been shown in the past few
months, the torce may oe reuumi ssim
further The expectation of the wn; de
partment is that all of the volunteers now
I.linmnps Will have left the iS-
lands by the end of June, leaving omy the
regulars on dutv. Following the depar
ture of volunteers will come regulars who
were sent to Manila in 1SS8. just after the
outbreak of hostilities, and their move
ment home will continue until the force
Is reduced to approximately 40,000 men.
Beaneaters This Year
Have
Very Strong Team.
KANSAS HEWS.
Ex-Governor Leedy and Family
JIoto to Alaska.
Will
Make Future Home
Port of Valdes.
at
IS A HUSTLING CITY.
Former Executive to Eegin Bus
iness Battle Over.
New Mines and Government
Work Booming the Town.
Seattle, May 6. When the steamer Ell
hu Thompson sailed out of this port for
the frozen regions of the north it carried
aboard as passenger ex-Gov. John W.
Leedy and family of Kansas, who were
booked on the register for Valdes, Alaska,
where they will make their home. The
family consisted of father, mother, two
daughters and a son the latter being but
14 years of age.
Mr. JLeedy Is a man of 60 years of age
and it shows considerable courage to once
more begin the business battle of life un
der such circumstances. But the port of
Valdes is having a boom now and the ex
governor may have selected the right
spot.
From every indication the traffic to
Valdes during the coming summer will be
a record breaker. Conservative transpor
tation men who are in close touch with
the northern trade say as much. The un
covering of the Chiatochina diggings, the
opening or tne an-American trail to tne
Yukon, the revival of activity at Valdes,
and other causes, have all had an influ
ence in starting a move of prospectors to
that district, w'hich is already shown in
the steamship sailings to the southwest
ern Alaska port.
The Plihu Thompson is packed from
forecastle to stern with freight. In addi
tion she has every passenger she can car
ry. The Thompson carries the largest
cargo, according to her capacity, taken
north on any Valdes vessel this spring,
among which is machinery, merchandise,
lumber, stock, etc.
The government is sending up a lot of
men and a large outfit on the vessel, fore
runners of a large government business
by the ail-American route.
This all goes to Valdes and will be used
in government work in that section.
IN THE WHEAT BELT.
Five Kansas Counties Promise
Yield 16,000,000 Bushels.
to
Wichita, Kas., May 6. Estimates
made by county clerks of Barton, Rice,
Reno, Sedgwick and Sumner counties
indicate that sixteen million bushels of
wheat will be raised in those counties
Sumner promises to hold the banner
for another year, with an estimated
yield of 4,500,000 bushels. The aphis has
operated there to some extent, but not
so seriously as it was feared a week
ago. In the vicinity of the Chikaskia
river the wheat is heading out and al
ready the stalks are more than forty
inches high.
If nothing happens to injure the
growing crop the harvest about to set
in inside of four weeks will be the big
gest in yield in the history of the Ar
kansas valley.
IN A PRAIRIE FIRE.
Horse and Buggy Burned and Occu
pant Has Narrow Escape.
Parsons, Kas., May 6. "While driving
over the prairie near this city yester
day John Hoffman was caught in a fire
that had started in the tall grass, and
before he could escape his horse per
ished and the buggy was burned. It
was cnly by the merest chance that he
escaped with his own life and he was
severely burned by having to . run
through the flames. .
MRS. NATION'S WHIMS.
Saloon Smasher Suspicious of Her
Food and Thinks Air Polluted.
"Wichita. Kas., May 6. Mrs. Nation
is still troublesome in Jail. She com
plains of foul air and blames the jailer
for it. She seems to think that he
uses some chemicals for the purpose of
giving her apartment in the rotary a
foul odor.
Her only visitor now is a so-called
reformed circus clown, who goes about
from town to town preaching on the
curbstone. Mrs. Nation also is pos
sessed of a fear that some one will
poison her, and that the entire town is
in a conspiracy against her. She buys
and makes her own tea.
A few days ago she sent a Rev.
Wheeler to buy her 41 cents' worth of
apples, and he is still wondering why
she didn't send for an even 40 cents'
worth. She took a notion to live on
apples for a few days. She has an idea
now that all the reporters and corre
spondents in Wichita are in league
against her and objects to giving them
interviews.
CARPENTERS DISSATISFIED.
Wichita Ia Threatened With a Build
ing Trades Strike.
Wichita, May 6. Three hundred car
penters in this city have made a demand
upon contractors for a nine hour day at
$2.70, instead of a ten hour day at $2.50.
and if the demand is not complied with
a strike cannot be avoided.
The carpenters agree to work for the
old price on all Jobs already contracted
for, as a means of protection to the con
tractors who have taken work on a nar
row margin of profit, but will not work
for less than 30 cents an hour on any
new contract. It i3 the general opinion
that the contractors will meet their de
mands. The contractors allege that
their claim to advance in wages is not
inconsistent with the increase in cost of
living.
Ottawa Helps University.
Ottawa, May 6. At a mass meeting
In the Rohrbaugh Sunday night consid
erable interest and enthusiasm was cre
ated in the extension of the Ottawa uni
versity college building. At this meet
ing $1,035 was subscribed, and it is ex
pected to make the Ottawa subscription
reach $15,000. John D. Rockefeller haa
subscribed $15,000 on condition that $45,
000 is subscribed by other parties.
Pensions For Kansans.
Washington. D. C, May 6. Pensions
have been granted to Kansans as follows:
OriginalJohn Watts, National Military
home. Leavenworth, $6; Curtis Mains,
Madison, $8; Daniel H. Roberts, Miller
ton, ta.
Increase Harrison Z. Adams. LaCrosse,
$14: Elijah McLain, Kansas City, $8.
Reissue Sylvester T. Herman, Cue top.
$17.
Original widows, etc. Mary Kimes,
Horton. S8.
War with Spain (original Jerry C
Springstead, Topeka, $6; Charles I. Dodge,
Abilene, $6.
Francis Williamson. Caldwell $6: Jo
seph Hilliard. Leavenworth, $6; John Mc
Curdv, Williamsburg. $8: increase. Reed
Bracken, Wallace, $10: Merldeth Mason.
Parsons, $14; tavid Pointer, rt Scott
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To Control Farm Products.
Winfield, Kan., May 6. At a mass
meeting of Cowley county farmers here
today delegates to the grain growers
and shippers convention at Salina, May
16, were elected as follows: John Myr
tle, I. S. Alton, R. A. Pollock, H. H.
Buss. J. R. Cottingham, E. F. Green and
H. H. Hawkins. A temporary organiza
tion was formed and another meeting
called for May 25. to complete it. The
purpose of the organization is to control
the price of farm products.
Row at a Country Dance.
Emporia, May 6. Clarence Pierson, a
young man living southeast of Emporia
about five miles, is in jail here on the
charge of assault with intent to kill.
The trouble occurred at Neosho Rapids,
a small town seven miles southeast of
here at a dance.
Arrested For Infanticide.
Wellington, May 6. Henry Lowry
and his wife, Mary, were arrested today
at their home In Oxford township on the
charge of infanticide. Thursday night
Mrs. Lowry gave birth to a boy baby,
which was found dead next morning,
and is supposed to have been strangled.
' Dies on the Train.
Kansas City, May 6. Mrs. Mary Davis
of St. George, Kan., died yesterday on a
Rock Island passenger train, between
Chicago and Kansas City. She was on
her way to her home and was accompa
nied by her husband, Frank Davis. The
body was taken from the train here yes
terday morning and embalmed at the Carroll-Davidson
company's undertaking par
lors. At 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon it
was shipped to St. George.
1I0N0K FOR THOMSON.
Retiring Deputy Warden Is Given
an Ovation.
The officers of the state penitentiary,
at Lansing, presented William A.
Thomson, of this city, with a token
of their riendship and respect for him
upon his retirement as deputy warden
when Warden Jewett took charge of
the prison last week. The testimonial
consisted of a watch, chain and charm.
Officer Patrick Lavey, of Osage county,
spoke as follows in making the pre
sentation:
"Mr. Deputy Warden The officers of
the Kansas state penitentiary have
gathered here tonight to honor you, and
to express to you, in a humble way.
their heartfelt thanks and their appre
ciation of the kind, honest, gentle
manly treatment received at your
hands during your administration as
deputy warden of this great state In
stitution. Gathered around you at this
moment are the officers who. for the
past two years, have been under your
direct supervision, and I assure you.
sir, that there is not an individual
amongst them all who is not at tms
moment your fervent and devoted
friend.
'Your work as deputy warden of this
Institution has been outside the pale
of criticism at all times no matter
what the circumstances were, no mat
ter what danger confronted you. There
Is not an instance upon record or your
having failed to acquit yourself as an
officer and a gentleman, and I assure
you, sir, that I voice the true feelings
of every one of my brother officers here
tonight when I say to you tnat tne
state of Kansas never had a more
faithful or loyal servant, and the Kan-
Ras state rienitentlary never naa a
better deputy warden, than Billy Thom
son.
'Mr. Deputy, we wish you success in
every undertaking, ana we nope, sir,
that the future holds something grand
in store for you. vve wira lor yoursen,
and for your wife and children, health,
happiness, and an abundance ot pros
perity for all time to come.
And now, sir. l nave tne nonor or.
presenting to you in the name of every
officer of this institution, this mag
nificent watch, chain and charm, as a
slight token of their friendship, good
feeling and respect. It is yours. Take
it and wear it as long as you may live.
When the end comes, and the cold, re
lentless hand of death is placed upon
your brow, we beg of you to leave this
souvenir of our respect with your fam
ily, as a reminder to your children, for
all time to come, that their father was
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