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BIG VARSITY RACES NEAR.
ANNUAL STRUGGLES THIS WEEK ON THE THAMES AND THE HUDSON WORK OF THE CREWS. The two greatest college athletic struggles of the year -will be centred in the coming: •week. On 4 Thursday, June 28, all eyes will be turned tow irJ New-London. Two days later, on Saturday. Poughkeepsie and the rippling waters of the Hudson will be the centre of Interest. For the ■jeeessful oarsmen all the fruition of their toll f the last tight months, and of the fierce, heartrending struggle of the final race -will be crowded Into the brief twenty minutes or so which ■; will take the speeding crews to cover ihe four mile courses. And Sn trie same fleeting glimpse of time may be seen the pent up en deavors and cruel disappointments of the losing crews. Altogether the outlook is that bigger crowds will witness the coming races than ever before, for last season's struggles have lent a : keen relish to the contest* which are to be fought out on the Thames and on the Hudson. The races between Harvard and Yale at Xew- London next Thursday could not have been bet ter arranged for the comfort and convenience of the spectators. Only providing wind and weather are favorable, 'all three race« will have passed into history before 2 o'clock in the afternoon, thus enabling the eager throngs from New-York and Boston to get back home a little after nightfall. The wind on the Thames, how ever, is an uncertain factor, and a postpone ment until later In the day is one of the con tingencies to be thought of. The order of the races will be the same as last year, and will thus form a perfect climax. The four oared boats -win start frcrn away up the river and race two miles down to the Navy Yard. No sooner will the cheers for the victors have died away than the freshmen eights will start off at • a lively clip and row their two miles down to the bridge. Then the two observation trains, one on each Fide of the river, will wend their way four miles up the stream again to the point v.here the 'varsity crews -will be lying ready to catch the word. This last race will be rowed on the bosom cf a flowing tide, and the conditions Ehould be Cast. The finish will be right by the railroad bridge, and the carloads of specta tors will simply have to step back to their New-York Old Boston trains. It is declared, moreover, that the observation trains this year ure man-els of convenience and elegance. It is to be hoped that this is the case. There has been certainly room for Improvement. Of course the chief Interest at New-London will centre in the outcome of the 'varsity race. The four-oared crews seem to be about a stand off. With the freshmen the advantage seems to be with Yale. Such a prediction, however, is little better than s hazard, and In any event will net cause much of a beating of hearts, all the deeper emotions being reserved for the struggle between the senior eights. At the present writing Harvard i? showing perhaps the better form, better time and slightly better watermanship. She is not. however, enough superior at any one of those points to warrant any prediction of victory for the Crimson. Yale has improved steadily without a single break. ar.d the last few days of practice will undoubt edly see further strides forward. WHAT THE RACE MEANS TO TALE. To Yale, however, the race on Thursday means a good deal more than simply the win rJr.g or losing of the regulation four-mile strug gle against Harvard. The present is a crucial period with Yale rowing interests, and next Thursday It is not merely the merit of the crews that will be on trial, but also the entire rowing system at New-Haven. In IS9C> Yale rowed at Henley, and Captain "Bob" Cook rame back from England with an idea that the Yale stroke, which be had developed in the previous decade, would better be considerably "fcanged. and not a few of the English methods *aop:ed. Changes were accordingly made, but not, it soon became apparent, to the advantage of the Yale crews. In both ■!'? and '98 Yale tost to Cornell, and in '09 to Harvard. Such a record -was certainly not flattering to the inno vations that had been adopted, Ac a matter of fact, many Yale boating: men appreciated this fact after the race in '9S, and. feeling that Yale had been -wandering away after strange boat ing gods, set about for a reaction. A stroke was adopted In which the best of the innovations! brought from England -were retained and com bined -with the chief features of the stroke which had made Yale famous on the water for years. The result last year was not successful, but it must be remembered that the newly evolved stroke was not complete last season. Despite that fact, Yale turned out a very fast crew, one of the fastest, as a matter of fact, in her history. It pimply happened that Harvard was still faster. This year the combination stroke of Yale has been further developed, with she consequence that it resembles very closely the Harvard stroke, which, it must be borne in mind, has a good deal of Lehmann in it. When therefore, the two crew? bend their backs to the struggle next Thursday it will be impossi ble even for an expert oarsman to detect much difference between the strokes which they will row. It looks a? if it would be a redhot race from start to finish, with physical condition T> laying a big part and the nerve of the two crews deciding the matter to a large extent In the last quarter mile of the struggle. It has b^en more or less of a tradition of Harvard- Yale race? that, as the crews stand at the end of the first two miles, so they will finish. There has, however, been no particular reason for this, and it is not an unbroken tradition. It looks this year as if the struggle would be In the last half of the race. Those who are fond of college boating will travel almost directly from New-London to Poughkeepsie and witness there on Saturday the larger regatta, -which will be less provincial In a way than -will be the contest on the Thames. The University of Syracuse has dmpped out of the running, but there are still lelt five eight-oared Varsity boats to row abreast down the Hudson, and two or three frt-fhraan and four-oared crews. At Pough keepsie the contests will not begin until mid ar"t<-rnoon. and with so many crews in each of the three struggles, the officers of the race will have to do some lively moving to have the 'varsity contest ended before dark. Last year. It may be remembered, there were several false starts, which ought, if possible, to be avoided This year. Richard Armstrong. Yale. *95, will referee the races, no doubt In a thoroughly acceptable manner. The West Shore Railroad will provide ample facilities for the races, and will have trains departing for the city immedi ately after the finish. With a!l at the struggles on the Hudson less than a week off. none of the crews arrived at Th*!r quarters before yesterday except Columbia and Wisconsin. Cornell and Pennsylvania came yesterday. This is a great exception to the rule, for ordinarily the crews come to th^ir quarters, nestling at the foot of the Highlands, at least a fortnight and sometimes longer before the rac**. Pennsylvania. Cornell and "Wisconsin, however all seem to feel that they know the courses thoroughly and that practice on their home waters is as good as it is on the Hudson. They think, moreover, that the air at Pough ke^peie is no more invigorating than it is In their college towns. That accounts for the de !hv In arriving at the scene of battle. QUAKERS THE FAVORITES— AT PHILA DELPHIA. You cannot find a single Quaker from Phila delphia who will listen to any possible winner • xcept Pennsylvania, and this is decidedly as it should I*. A few years ago Philadelphia was not an especially strong supporter of ath 1-tics at the University of Pennsylvania, but :he Quakers* many triumphs of recent years have made things different, and a big dele gation from Philadelphia will cheer their fel lows on to what looks now like a highly prob able victory next Saturday. Pennsylvania has tew changes in her winning crew of last year, and they have been doing pretty satisfactory work from start to finish. There is no reason. why they Ehould not be a trifle faster than last jear. and this <»ame remark applies even more strongly to Wisconsin. The oarsmen from the West have always rowed that breezy, slap dash, get ther*- stroke, commonly known as the Yara- Yara. Last year they rowed it almost to per fection, and every man Jack that will be rowing in the boat next Saturday is a veteran. ODea has been with them all the year, and he ex pects them to do fully as well as they did last year, if not better. <">ne thins to fear is the great chanpe In climate (mm Madison, Wis.. to Poughkeep6ie, and it would almost appear that their coaches were not giving them quite time enough to become acclimated to conditions on the Hudson. Cornell certainly has a much faster "..oat than last year, and it would be surprising not to pee an extraordinarily i lose, exciting and heart breaking finish among t): i just mentioned. They all have more to strive for than usual this year, and they seem more evenly %iatched than ever before. Last year, foi in stance, it was quite generally known that Cor nell's crew was weak and was off ,-<> lor. This year there is a jjreat difference, and it will show- In the race. The chances of these thre- se^m to b<> Just about even. Pennsylvania may have a more powerful leg drive, but I makes up for it by the smoothness of her stroke, whereas Wisconsin ev^ns nia::»-r« up by the dash and vim that she puts into h*-r work. It Is unfortunate that better thine? cannot be predicted for Columbia. She is making a mighty plucky struggle, nnd will make a game tight to the finish. It almost seems, however, as if Coach Hanlan. who started in to work on the crews only last week, had made an ermr of judgment In trying at this late flay to change completely the system of rowing of both the 'varsity and freshmen crew?. What he should have done was to take the gi v the crew* were rowing and Improve on those as a basis a? much as possible. It is absolutely in- HARVARD 'VARSITY CREW. Wood, Ladd. Fheaf°, Bhuebnik, Bancroft. Blddle. Hlffginson (captain), Hardlnp. TVadleigh (coxswain). evitable, that should the races in which the Columbia crews take part be close, both eights will undoubtedly drop back into the style of rowing which they have been working under for the last eight months. It is unreasonable to expect men to row in one way for eight months ant then to learn a new way in one week. It looks to the ordinary observer as if they would be pretty badly trim:. by such a change. It might have been better if Han'.an had been put in charge of the freshmen alone this year, leav ing Mr. Meikleham to work on the 'varsity. However, both Columbia boats are said to be travelling much faster, and that is just what is wanted for the race. Yale's overwhelming defeat of Harvard In baseball on Thursday was a tough blow for the Crimson, and wholly unexpected. More en thusiasm and cheering had been prepared by the Harvard undergraduates than ever before, and they supported their nine splendidly. But Tale had nine suits of batting clothes on, each one fitting to perfection, and no team could have withstood Euch an onslaught. At the same Tie Harvard played with lack of snap. It was remarked In this column last week that the CrimFon men had played a hard and trying schedule throughout the season, and were worn down. It certainly looked on Thursday as if they had gone a little stale. The second game will be played at Haven on Tuesday, and Tale Is looking forward to its outcome -with no little confidence. QUAKERS AN UNKNOWN QUANTITY. HIG-H STANDARD SET BY LAST 3 WINNERS— FRESHMEN AND FOTII OARS BOTH FIRST CLASS Philadelphia, June 23 (Special).— Pennsylvania's crews left the city to-day for the scene of the big regatta on the Hudson, June 30. If Pennsylvania had not won the eight oared race last year her "varsity crew might be paid to be as good as any other on the river and to have possible chances of winning. But having won last year she is ex pected to have more than a possible chance. In ether words a high standard of excellence was es tablished by last year's winning crew, and to ke^p abreast of it this year's eight must do ever, bPtter. While there are five old men In the boat the others are more or less # green men. However, there is no telling what the crew may do. It may be a happy surprise and at the same tim* 3 it may bp a woful disappointment. It all depends on what the other crews ar*» able to accomplish. At the present writing it must be said that this year's 'varsity eipht is little if any better than ihp" crew of th* 1 previous ypar. (Viach Ward Is non-committal on the subject. He says that the crew is doing YALE 'VARSITY CREW. Williams (bow), Wlckea (2), Nledeckeo (8). Kunzi« (4), Brock (5), Alien (6, captain), Blagden (7). Cameron (stroke), -'hlttenden (coxswain) very well and he is fairly well pleat with it. yet he will not say that he has any belter hopes of winning the rare than he had at this time last year. The oid members of lh» crew themselves say that in their opinion there Is little to choose be twee the crews of this and last year. The crew is made uj> as follows: Bow . Kintzing; No. 2, Crowxher: No. 3. Davenport: No. 4, Allyn; No. 5. Stehle; No. <3, Snover (captain*; No. 7, Flickwlr; stroke John Gardiner: coxswain, Smith. Of those named Klntzlng. i'row; Snover. Flickwlr and John Gardiner are old oarsmen. The others are new recruits. The absence of Howell from the boat has been severely felt, as he was one of the strongest oarsmen who ever pulled a Pennsylvania oar. After frequent tests It has been d«»eide/l to use the old pafx?r shell in the race In Dreferenco to the new cedar bont. It has been found that the old boat 1- nearly a minute faster than the new one in a four mile race. The paper boat Is more buoyant an<t does not tet so low in the water aa the cedar- shell. The four-oared crew is rowing in better form than probably any of the others It is a very hnkv crew ana is showing much speed. Atktn, nt stroke is m*- only old man in the boat, but the other three men are all good ones. When the ,„',„: appears on the river It is much admired by the localoarsrr.en. who predict th.it the four Will '" p . pood account of itsHf in the race. Coach U'Hrd although much opposed to giving expression iV his mind, cannot help showing his appreciation it the four. If it got- wrong l! will be something of a shock to the "old man." The crew rows as ? Hows Bow, Henderson; No. 2. Snider; No. 3, e'lnkler; stroke, Atkln. NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. STiIsDAY. 3TTHTE 1 24. 1900. YACHTING. LIVELY AND SUCCESSFUL SEASON FOR SEAWANHAKA CORINT^HIAJJ CLUB. The Peawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Clur> has never been livelier than In the Ins* week, and It ; T'..i: |. w . tubs have had more encouragement. The entry lints alone have left no doubt as to the pleasure yacht owners and man agers take In attending the tourneys and taking: part in the picturesque country house :ife which wanhaka club offers. W. K. Vanderbilt. jr.. engaged rooms at the elub .••gruph on leaving Newport in his 70 footer Virginia to *aii to Oyster Pay. These apart ments were taken for the whole r.f the race series. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt have been at the clubhouse since the Glen C<>\(- races of the New-York Yacht Club, which were sailed last Tuesday Merman H Duryea, of Newport, who is r<> command the fourth of the new TO-f ttendance to sail the 30- footer Es ■ Havemeyer. Mr r»uryea and Harr> Payne Whitney have named their boat, will own In partnership. Yankee. Yachtsmen are ;■ irh&i Mr. Puryea i to thf two Knglish skippers who sail the Rainbow and the Mineola. Hia boat, the Yankee. • r-ned by Americans all through, and it j s ,1-.., • ■ for the a crew ■ i 'aptaln I The ' the new Hi nly »' • but the showing so far Captain w ring ■■ w ill give Mr. Duryea all the sailins he wants. This the opini" :■" yachtsman who ■ Mr. D - yacht tn< n the professional skippers - it will probably be with the con on board. MR. MAXWELL'S HEBE. The new 43-footer Hebe, for J. Rogers Maxwell, built by the Lawleys on B. B. Crowninshleld's de sign, will soon be here to take her place in an active racing fleet. She will meet the Umbrlna, J. P. Elton's new design from Purdon, also the smart Mira. designed by Gardner and built by Frank Wood, which has proved herself capable of inspiring some respect and dread. She will also meet the rota, the Katonah. the Ludeah and the Ijex. The. Hebe is of the tin keel type, as devel oped in the raceabout class, with a shallow body, small displacement, and lateral plane cut away to the last inch. She has the balance rudder, now in much favor in the smaller classes, as well as find ing a place in the Japanese navy, and this will be manipulated in the usual way without being at tached to the sUernposui/Ths'hull is of composite construction, with me novel features. The keel, stem, stern timbers aan.'. «itadwood are of oak, se curely bolted together. The frames from the mast to the after end oi .tha. cockpit are steel angles, while those in thr etius of the boat are of oak. The heels of the eteel frames, are riveted to steel floor plales, which are flanged to take the keel bolts on the lower edge, and stiffened on the upper by re verge bars the same size as the frames. The main cabin is divided from the forward part of the boat by a steel bulkhead, which adds greatly to the strength of the whole structure, and sh« will nave full headroom below deck, and also fair ac commodation for cruising. She has a. large cockpit and a narrow deckhouse, with good d-ckroom on each sidf. The sloop rig follows the tendency of the times in doing away with top hamper and using only lower sails, which are cut high and narrow, making an effective light air rig, while bringing the canvas fairly -well inboard. Tho planking is double, except the gurboard and the two streaks next to it. Steel beams are used in the deck about the mast, and the partners and channels have three-sixteenths inch steel plates riveted to them. Just forward and aft of the mast are two steel braces, which tie the deck and mast step securely together, to prevent the downward thrust of the mast from doing damage. The dimensions of this Important racer are as follows: Length over all, 56 fn<n 9 inches; length on water line. 30 feet 3 itu-hes; forward overhang, 9 feet 6 inches: after ovprhans, jI feet; frt^hoard a: stem, 4 feel least freeboard, 2 feet 6 inches; ex treme draught, • feet ♦> inches; extreme beam, 12 plane, 338.9 Mr. Maxwell .■•..A his sons ■:■■■■ yacht K'sme:. -'-au. of the The r, just finished and now i by one son*, wu by Pardon Thert- its. Mr. Maxweli will sail the Het.e- hims.lf. DECKHANDS FOR AMATEUR CREWS. The Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, of Oys ter Bay, is making commendable efforts to en courage amateur sailing, through the offering of prizes and otherwise, and a number of yachtsmen have signified their willingness to serve at specified times in Corinthian crawa. Among these are Ed ward M. MacLellan, of No. 90 "Wall-st. (at any time, on three or four days' notice); J. Frederick Tarns, of No. 62 Broadway (from May 1 to No vember l); William Crlttei Adams, of Olen Cove (almost any time); C. Sherman Hoyt of Oys ter Bay (after June 15); R. W. Gibson, of Oyster Bay (any date); Joseph B. Thomas, Jr., of New- Kaven. Conn, (after June 30, on two weeks' no tice); Elijah Woodward, of No. 10 Wall-st. ("moat any time"); John Clinton Work. of Oyster Bay (.June to October); L. C. Behman. of No 57 Bev enth-ave. (any time); T. M. T. Kaborg. of No 2 The man with a stomachache gets slim comfort from any " ounce of prevention, etc.," advice. He knows how he got dyspepsia as well as you do. What he wants to know is how to get rid of it — how to make life livable again. Well, here's one way: go straightaway to the nearest druggist and ask for a bottle of JOHNSONS made from the Paw-paw, melon growing in Brazil They will cure the most stubborn case of dyspepsia. Thafs out advice. Broad-st. (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays'*; T. "W. Satterthwaite, of No. 3 Jones L«ine; B. C. Bail, of rdays); Allen K. Whitman, of No. 39 Cortlandt-Bt. (Saturday afternoons); Herbert B. Satterl^e. of No. 130 Broadway; Lawrence B. BlU man, of P'lushlng (at; ■ afternoon); Sarrv uel T. Shaw, of Oyster Bay (June to November); Morton R. Peck, of No. 126 West Elghty-flrst-st. <two or three days a week to October); William Va.n Deventer, of No. K4 L>ennard-st. 'Saturdays after July 1); Henry K. Hale, of Oyster Bay (after June 1>: C, W. Root, of Oyster Bay (Saturday afternoons); Arthur D. Weekes jr.. of Oy?t*r Bay (after July 1, Saturday afternoons^; "Woodruff jfmirK, of No. ill Flfth-av- (Saturdays, July i to Sep-emb^r 1); George R. VandewatT, of No. 7 U'est C»ne-hiindr*>d-an'i-twenty-second-st. (Jun« 2L 22 and 23): John Y. Q. Walker, of No. 71 Broadway (nearly any timeV, John S. Dlckerson. Ir., of No. 262 Wes' Seventy-second-St. ("to September 11; J. M A. Darrach. of No. 135 Madlaon-ave. ; Charles Le Moyne Weeks, of No 232 West Sever ty-fifth-st • H. W. Warner, of No. B2 Broadway (Saturday); W Prescott Smith, of No. 61 West Ftfty-sixth-st (any time); Austen fox Riggrs. of No. 16 West Thlrtv ninth-sL: R. A. Graniss. jr., of New- Haven (July 1 to September 20.; T. Bach* Ble«vker, of No 223 Greenwlch-st (Saturdays and holidays^; Francis E Frothlng-ham. of No. 214 St. James's P!a^e Bronklra (June 21, 22 and 23 and following Saturdays. Addi tion.)! -ames may be sent to the club clerk at ths Oyster Bay house. LAHCHMON'TS ANNUAL REOATTA. The twenty-first annual regatta- of the Laroh mont Tacht Club will be sailed on "Wednesday. July 4. Members of the New-York. Eastern. Seawanhaka Corinthian. Atlantic. American, New-Bedford. New-Haven, N>w-Rochen<». Corinthian, of Marble head: Hull. Douglaston. Indian Harbor. Riverside Horseshoe Harbor. Corinthian Yacht Club, of Philadelphia: Sea Clift*. Knickerbocker. Huguenot. Shelter Island and Manhasset Bay yacht clubs are Invited to enter their yachts. "• ' ! ■ The club will pr«ent to the winning- yacht In Class B. a cup which will be known as the Colt Cup. The name of the yacht winning this cup will be inscribed on a plate upon the base of :he Commodore's Cup. which was presented to the club In ISO 3, by th« late Commodore Caldwell H. Colt, which remains in possession of the club. Prizes will be offered in each class Therein two yachta start with full intention of completing the. course, and in each class where four or more yachts %iart with like intention a second prize will b« given, and in each class wherein four or more yachts start stßrt with like intention, a third prize will be given. The preparatory signal for the start will be given at 11:30 a. m. TROTTIXG WITH THE WIXD. RRMARKABI,E PERFORMANCES OF THE ROAT> HORSES AT SPEET>WAT PARK. Expert horsemen are rapidly coming- to the opin ion that a trotter can. sro faster on the Harlem River Speedway than on any racetrack. In the world. This Is a somewhat startling statement at first blush, for the reason that the great driveway is by no means level, nor is the footing there so firm and perfect as on a well kept trotting course. Ever since the Speedway was opened, however, horses have been showing flights of speed there which they could not equal on any track. Cobwebs, 2:12. was timed a quarter of a mile in o:2>— a 1:56 gait. Lucille. 2:Wi, trotted half a mile In 1:03 on the day she defeated Cobwebs, and Page, 2:0!^. covered the distance in 1:01% one day last week. Dariel, 2:07^. was timed a full mile in 2:08 a few days ago. and on the same day Little Gem, 2:15^, paced a mile in 2:11. All of these -nances were made to road wagons. The most astonishing feat of all was that of H. S. Crawford's trotting mare Alice Dorman, I 1:154.I 1 : 154. that pulled two men in a heavy wagon a mile In 2:12. timed by an ex perienced horseman. The first performances were received with deri sion by everybody. No one believed the time had been accurately taken. But when the watches held by several experts agreed as to the speed of the horsed, and one horse after another accomplished almost incredible feats, the doubters had to shift their ground. Instead of questioning the accuracy of the watches they began to say that the posts Dyspepsia Cured 50 Tablets 130 JabUts The complete story b plainly told in our bookiet,'" Melon Stcan^* which we tead to any addfcas f'tn In rthe MWrpf THE BRUNSWICK PHARMACAL CO., New Brunswick, N. X sTcnj-iJerßcp Slboertistmrnla. Our store will be closed at noon on Saturdays in July and August. Wardrobe Box Couch, $6.98. It is >i feet long. 30 inches wide, has spring edge all around and is upholstered in Denim. Price, $6.98. Free Deliveries in Greater New York and at New Jersey Railroad Stations. No Extra Charge for Packing. HAHNE & CO., - Newark. ■which mark the quarter-miles along the driveway ■were too close together. So general did this be lief become that President Clausen of the Park Board had a new engineer go over the ground last Wednesday. The second expert verified the work of the original surveyor In every detail, excepting that he discovered a trifling error of fifteen Inches In the location of one of the quarter-posts. The distance between the posts having been shown to be a full quarter of a mile in each ca*&, and repeated fast performances having Indicated that the watches were not In error, many horsemen now attribute the speed of the horses to the fact that they are able to move with the wind on a course that is practically straightaway. The Speedway affords the first opportunity ever known for testing the speed of the trotting horse on a straight course, and Its advantage over a circular course is largely a matter of conjecture. It Is well known that a horse can trot faster on the straight stretch of the regulation track than he can trot around the turn, but the difference la his speed is not great enough to account for th« apparently marvellous performances of the horses on the Speedway. Nathan Straus and other horse, men believe the chief advantage Is in the elimina tion of the atmospheric resistance which every horse Is forced to* encounter at some stag* of the mile on a circular course. The records of cycling Indicate that the resistance of the atmosphere Is a material hindrance to speed. The best performance at one mile under conditions similar to those of the horse trotting on a regulation track, with no pro tection from the air currents. Is about ten seconds slower than the so-called "'paced'" record, made by a rid. ■ trailing a machine which goes ahead, not co BUI to set the pace as to form a wind break On the Speedway or any other straight course the horse may by taking advantage of the direction 0/ the wind not only escape all atmospheric resistance, but turn the air current to his advantage :n a marked degree. If the miles trotted by Alice Dorman and paced bjr Dariel were DIGESTIVE TWO SIZES: 50 Doses 150 Doses TABLETS prCtuta Ons'DollaT sCcn>- Jerarg IJtvevtißtmtnta. Our store will be open Friday evenings in July and August. FOR QOLF PLAYERS. H. Vardon Drivers and Brassies, $2.50. H. Vardon Iron Clubs. $2.00. Spalding's Wood Golf Clubs, all styles, $150. Spalding's one-piece Golf Clubs, Drivers and Brassies. $2.50. Spalding's Iron Golf Clubs, all styles. $1.50. Spalding's "Morristown" Clubs in chil dren's sizes. 75c. Oolf Balls of Various Makes at Popular Prices. TENNIS GOODS. Spalding's Tennis Racquets, from 75c up to $7.00. Wright & Ditson's Tennis Balls, $3.00 dozen. Spalding's Tournament Balls, $4.00 dozen. Practice Tennis Balls, $3.00 dozen. Spalding's Regulation Tennis Nets, from $1.25 up. CROQUET SETS. Croquet Sets up to $15.00. Eight balls, eight mallets, ten arches, two stakes, in a substantial wooden box, 87c LAWN TENTS. Boys' Lawn Tents. 7x7 ft., fancy awning stripe, all patterns and colors, complete, ready to set. $5. BASE BALL. Spaldlng's "Official" League Ball, $1.25. Spalding"s " Official " Boys' League Ball, 75c Spalding's highest quality Ball Bats— the League Bat, 73c, down to the- Boys? So. bat. Men's and Boys' Catcher Mitts, from JOc. tip. Infielders' Gloves from 25c up. Spalding's Baseball Masks, 25c up. HAMMOCKS. -. -. - . . .• . Hammocks, the genuine Mexican Travea Hammodra» length 12 ft. 6 in., our price, S7c. 450 Hicks Hammocks, macram» cord, full length and width, with stretcher, in various colon, regular value, $2.00, our price, special, 98c. correctly timed there is reason to believe that under certain conditions: a horse can cover that distance on the Speedway in from five to> tan soqi onds better time than he could on -ha fastest racetrack in the world. Few horsemen believe Dariel coula have beaten 2:12 at Empire City Park on the day she covered the mile in 2:o€, as sta was not In shape for a fast performance at this distance. Those who are familiar with Alice Dor man say it would be next to Impossible for her to pull two men in a wagon a mile in 3:20 on any track. 77. If this latest explanation of the remarkable per forma- - of the Speedway flyers Is the correct one. it will not be surpris'.ce to see a trotting horse make hi* mile in 2*o on the- great drtve in the near future. Such a horse as The Abbot. 2 0»V. ought to '!'-> the trick with something to spare when he is fitter 1 . for the effort. H« ■ deemed to be capable of beating 2rC5 on a regulation course, and is expected to cut his record down to that point In the coming campaign The horse will be here at the time of th» Grand Circuit trotting meeting next September, when it may be that his owner. C. J. Hamlin. of Buffalo, will consent to drive him down to the Speedway from Empire City Park and make the trial. COLUMBIA'S AXTE REGATTA COSCERT. The night before the Intercollegiate regatta at Poughkeepsie next Saturday the Columbia Glee. Mandolin and Banjo clubs will give a concert In the Colllngwood Opera House at Poughkeepsie. la past years this concert was ntven by Cornell"! mu sicians, but this year the privilege was obtained by Columbia. The managers of the three organizations have been working hard to make the affair a success. They expect to have only the best members of the clubs take part In order that the visitors" imprea s:on of Columbia's musical ability may be good. Only those pteces in the Columbia repertory ■whicJi have proved their popularity will be given. As a criterion of what ptople Uke on a college pro gramme, the selections which were best received at the annual concert given last syrinx tn Men delssohn Hall have been selected as the features oi the svtulxur » J^