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RACING — At Her. Tins. Oakland and Memphis.
HUNTING. — Meadow Brook H"un«s. at Terehan's Farm.
3:80 p. m.
BASEBALU— Giants, at Jer*oy City: I'nion. at West
Point; Franklin »ad Marshall, at University of Penn
sylvania: Tufts. at Holy Cross: «\>lumbla. at Ford
ham; TaJe. at Virginia; I'rinoeton. at Geory&
tows; Cornell, lit llaryland Athletic Club; Colby, at
Harvard. Ttl. Regiment, at Annapolis.
LACROSSE. — Alumni vs. 'Varsity. at Swarthnjore; Ste
vens Institute, st Orescent Athletic Club; C C N. Y.
at University of Pennsylvania; O. X. Y. 1. A. A. vs.
Columbia, at .-.^itl. Field.
ATHLETlCS.— University handicaps, at Pennsylvania:
Central Branch Y. M. C. A. frames, at 14th Regiment
TACHTlNG.— launching of Cup defender, the Rellanoe,
at Bristol, It. 1.
AUTOMOBILrIXG.— Am«ri.-»n international cup candi
date* report in this city for trial.
POLO. — At Van Cortlaait Park, S :*» p. m.
GOUF. — Intercity tram match, liilladelphla vs. Wash
ington, at Chevy Chase. Mi ■ Pjker Meadow, monthly
liandioap- St. Andrew*, MMataf handicap; Marine
and V»'<*. Club monthly handicap; Wt -stchesL r,
handicap, and Hillside, p. If committee cup.
Everything Beady for Floating
Xeii^Boat To-day.
Bristol, R. 1.. April 10.— There will be launched
Just before sunset to-morrow from the Herres
hoff works, in this city, a i*)-foot composite fin
k?el sloop yacht which a syndicate of six prom
inent yachtsmen of the New-York Yacht Club
have had constructed for the defence of the
America's Cup against Sir Thomas Lipton's
third challenger. As the yacht moves slowly
down the ways Miss Nora Iselin, the daughter
of C. Oliver Iselin, the managing owner, will,
with the customary ceremonies, name her the
The Reliance is the sixth yacht which the
Herreshnffs have constructed for the defence of
the Cup. Three of their productions, the Vigi
lant, the Defender and the Columbia, have de
feated the British challengers, while two others,
the Colonia and the Constitution, did not prove
in the trying out process sufficiently reliable to
■warrant their selection for the honor.
The Reliance will have a severe test, for the
owner of the Columbia, proud of her record of
two successful contests for the Cup, will again
be on hand, while August Belmont, 'who con
trols the Constitution, is anxious to retrieve the
defeat by the Columbia two years ago.
Alxhouph the Reliance has been built in secret.
It Is known that her underbody is constructed
of Tobin bronze and her topsides of nickel steel.
It is also known that she is about 140 feet over
all. Just short of 00 feet on the waterline. about
20 feet deep, and I*4 ieet beam, and when fully
rigged she will be able to spread over 15,000
square feet of canvas.
The scene about the boatshops during the day
was a busy one. A great many men were hard
at v.-ork on The s=i>ar and fittings of the craft,
while other gangs were engaged in arranging
the cradle and the machinery for use to-mor
row. The fitting of the spars has been hurried
considerably, with the result that no time will
be lost in stepping the mast and putting on the
gear after the launching takes place.
It has been arranged to have at least three
flags on the yacht when she is launched, but.
owing to the narrow space between the deck
and the top of the door, they will not be raised
until after the boat is well out of the shop. ,
Arrangements will be made to protect the
Reliance from Injury by contact with other
•boats when she slides into the water. A great
fleet of craft will undoubtedly throng the har
bor and they will be requested to keep clear
CaT the line of the marine railway from which
the boat is to be launched.
If the reports were true that the workmen were
to receive ■ bonus for having the yacht completed
before April IS. they have certainly won it. for the
Reliance has been constructed in record time.
One hundred sad thirty-six days ago the keel was
laid. Subtract from this nineteen Sundays, and
it leaves ju?t IS days in which time the yacht's
Lull has been completed ready for launching.
Thirteen days after the keel was cast the keel
plates were in position. Eighteen days later fif
teen of the steel frames had been set up, and on
January 24, fifty-four working days after the keel
•was laid, the pectin* was began. The making of
the yacht 's sails was begun in December, so that
Mar taM complete sets are almost ready for her.
■while her steel mast and boom are ready to be put
in place as soon as she comes off the ways. Kx
perience is. of course, a prime factor in tv con
Shell Thai Burst lowa's Gvn Ex
ploded Minnie Too Soon.
p.— »■!« Fin.. April 10.— The investigation of
the explosion on the battleship lowa yesterday,
resulting In the death of three men and the seri
ous injury of four others, shows that it was
caused entirely by ■ defective Fhell fuse, which.
It is said, burned faster than was calculated. It
Is understood that the shell exploded fully sixty
seconds before it was timed to bo off.
An examination of the .ship this morning
F.hotvs that the bursted guns is beyond repair,
and that the 12-inch forward turret will have to
be repaired. A number of supporters are
Fprung. and parts of the deck will have to be
replaced where pieces of the heavy gun tore
The funerals of the three men killed were held
this morning. They were buried in the National
Cemetery here with military honor, sailors from
all the ships of the squadron taking part. It is
understood that all the injured are out of dan
ger except First Class Seaman Paul Gougrht,
who lost an eye and is in a critical condition.
The loavh steamed into the navy yard this
Washlngicn. Ajiril -Bear Admiral O'NelL chief
of the Bureau of Ordnance, has issued orders for
the transportation to New-York of a new 12-!nch
ITJn now at the "Washington Navy Yard, and it
v.;:: be placed on the lowa when that vessel comes
to New- York for repairs. Admiral O'Nell Paid to
Ycrterday's accident is the first that has ever
happened to any of th" large calibre guns of th*
navy, except In the case of a 13-!nch gun on the
Xearsarj?<\ the bore of which was injured by a
premature explosion of a shell two years a^o. A
cannot be reached by any article
that is not a slraight, honest
one. This is indisputable. Our
also our
Souvenir of Scotland,
old, and
Bonnie Brier Bush,
very old,
we guarantee to be straight
and precisely as represented.
H. B. him fibfifctr.flSf VitK.
struction of a modern racing yacht, but in the
production of the Reliance the Herresholfa have
outdone themselves, for they have beaten the
building- record of both the Columbia and the
Nathaniel Greene HetreaboC, the designer of the
Reliance, who also designed the Defender, the
Vigilant, the Colonla. the Navahoe. the Columbia
and the Constitution, all ninety rooters, and the
smaller but fast yachts the Gloriana, the Wasp,
the Neola, the Weetamoe and many cithers, is a
descendant of • Frederick Herreshoff, a Prussian
engineer, who settled in Rhode Island in 1790, mar
rying Sarah Brown, daughter of .John Brown, the
leading shipbuilder of that State.
C. Oliver Iselin hfls become well known to
the public and to yachtsmen by his successful man
agement of the Cup defenders the Defender, the
Vigilant and the Columbia in their racefl against
The British challengers. Captain Charles !:irr
came across the Atlantic in the little Fife forty
footer Minerva. Since then his fame as a racing
skipper has become international. He sailed the
Columbia in both her races against the Shamrocks.
anil he has al«o been In command of August V.cl
menfs the Mineola and the schooner Colonia
when she was owned by Commodore Clarence
Postley of the I.archmont Yacht Club.
The following figures may prove interesting for
purposes of comparison:
Columbia, stitntlon. 'Reliance.
Feet. Feet Feet.
length over all 131.00 132.00 ] 141.75
Length, waterllne g»«7 RS.M M.OO
Rr*fiTTi ....... 24. 1T *.-»<*.. _■». i'»
Draught ■■.■.■.:::: sow • 19.10 10 75
5 9quar» Square Squaro
feet. feet. feet.
Sail area ".21 1 14.200 1500 °
Extra Precautions Taken to Guard the
Herreshoff Yards.
Bristol. R. L. April Indications that
twice In the last week attempts have been made
to burn the Herreshoff boat shops and the new
Cup defender Reliance have just come to light.
The matter was not reported to the police, but
extra precautions have been taken to guard the
property. Two years ago an attempt was made
to burn the boat shops and the yacht Constitu
tion, which was being built, and the would-be
incendiary was captured and subsequently was
declared insane. It is thought that the present
attempts have been due to a similar cause.
Apparently every effort has been made to keep (
the facts from becoming public. It appears,
however, that last Monday evening, 'he watch
man at the Herreshoff works found some gar
ments saturated with grease piled up near the
staging about the Reliance, and on top of the
pile was a lighted candle, which had burned
to within an inch of the refuse. The watchman
acted quickly and prevented a fire.
Steps were taken to guard against a recurrence
of such an experience, but on Tuesday night
another pile of refuse was found near the boat.
No attempt had been made to set fire to it. The
workmen are of the opinion that the second in
cident was only a matter of carelessness on the
part of some one about the shop.
The Two Shamrocks to Sail Over a Course
of Forty-two Miles.
Weymouth, April H>. — It was decided to-night
that the course for to-morrow's race between
Shamrock I and Shamrock 111 shall be forty
two miles, seven miles from Weymouth to
Lulworth Cove, seven miles thence to the Sham
bles Lightship and thence roven miles home,
twice around , to complete the race. Shamrock
I will he allowed ten minutes if the wind is
fresh, and thirteen and a half minutes if it is
Shamrock 111 has not yet been asked to nego
tiate a head sea, and the 'likelihood of a seaward
breeze to-morrow is welcomed, as it will give
an opportunity of seeinp how she will acquit
herself under su?h conditions.
The race to-morrow will be the Sirst between
the two boats for which prize money has been
offered to the .tews.
The start and finish of the yachts to-morrow
will be by gunfire. The course will be laid
around marks <>tn<ially measured off.
Fur the second time since Bhe baa L<vu housed
at the Erie Basin. Brooklyn, Sir Thomas Liptt a'a
Shamrock II was In danger from lire yesterday.
At 4 a. m. fire broke out In the steam iiu-hter Ox,
which was moored to a pier adjoining the one on
which the Shamrock bi hooeed. The dames quickly
<-.>mmunio;!te,l to the pier, which waa oil -
and the wind Mew them In the direction of Sir
Thomas's yacht. For this reason two alarms were
turned in 'ami the Bremen soon had tlu- nre under
comrol The pier was badly burned, aa were all
the upper works <.f the lighter.
lining- tube was Inserted in that gun. and to-day it
is In use at the proving- grounds.
While the accident may have been due to the
premature explosion of the shell in the bore, such
a contingency is unlikely, as shells have on several
occasions broken up In bores of guns without any
other injury to the gun than the defacing of the
bore So far as the bureau is advised, all the
lowa's 12-inch shells are fitted with base covers
with ■ view to preventing a possible premature ex
plosion due to the action of powder eases
The Bureau of Navigation has sent telegrams of
sympathy to the families of the men killed and
wounded in the explosion.
Washington, April 10.— The following army, navy
and marine corps orders have been issued:
First Lieutenant WILLIAM J. BARDEN. from 3d Bat
talion of Engineers, to Chattanooga and relievo Major
John G. Knight.
Lieutenant Colonel MILTON' B. ADAMS, from Nashville
to Grand Rapids. Mich., and relievo Major James G.
Captain B i:VKI.TH WTSBUOW. to Norfolk and relieve
Lieutenant Colonel James U. Qulnn. who will pro
<«-,! •■ Savannah and r"!i •■• Captain Casslus t.
Captain GILLETTE, to Newport and relieve Major George
W. Goethals.
Major LANSING H. BEACH will relieve Captain David
I>uH. Gaillard.
.VI i,HT, Major Ck>BTHAIJi and Captain OAII#-
UARD will report to •:.- Chief of Engineers tor in
sti . t* ns.
CHARUSB X POTTEB will proceed to Duluth
and relieve Major L*nsta« 11. ivach.
Captain EOGENS W. VAN C LOCAfI will relieve Cap
tain Potter
Major CLINTON It. BCARB, to Nashville.
First Ueoteoaßt WILLIAM .1 BAHDBH. will, about
January 15, 1804, proceed to Washington Uarracks,
and command Company E. 21 BattallOß
Captain JAMES C. SANFORD. to Wilmington, and re
lievo Colonel Jarwl A Enttth.
Lieutenant Cotoawl WILLIAM H. W. JAME«. 2-"th In
fantry, to Ptattsburs Unrracks. and thenco Join eta^
tlon in Department of the Missouri.
First Lieutenant CHARLES P. HUMPHREY. Jr.. Si
Infantry, to Waphlngtn Btrracks.
First Lieutenant AKCUIBALD P. COMISKET. Tth Cav
alry, from l'ort M- • • to Philii pine Inlands.
Major 1.r.-i,Ti> B FHICK. Burgeon, detailed ■» rawnber
".: exanlnin?r board at »in Juan. vice Major Wlulem
P. LlppUt. surpeon.
First Lieute.iant BASIL O. LJBXOIR. fit--r.al corps, to
New-London, la cornectior. with repair of cab»es
and fire control work, Department of th* East.
Captain WILLIAM ELLIOTT. comm!»sary. from St.
I»ui«. to Fort Leavenwonh. to relieve Captain Loyd
B. V- '"or mirk, cavalry, commissary.
Contract Eurg.-nn CHARLES B. MITTELSTAEDT. from
Fort Ethan Allen to New-York City, for cnnulmeni
Of contract.
Hear Afimlrcl J. H. SANDS, detached aa commandant
navy yard. Leatru-J Jblar.d. May 1; to Washington,
with general board.
Captain C, D. BIGSBEE. detached *• chief Intelligence
officer. Navy Department; to command navy yarO,
L^acue Island '
Commander 8. KHaHMBMEB. detached general board
April 80; to bo chief intelligence rjneer.
Lieutenant Commander G. B. '.VILLIT.-*, detached Mid
vale Waal Works; to rasliliiMin
LSeut^t.ant nualali— (ln H. C. CEABIKO. detached Naval
A .I ■!.!>•, to Ita!iimc,r«\
Lieutenant C. A. BRAND, to PailllssW.
USSSBBBaaM •' I'AVIS. to Baltimore.
IJt-uti-nant C P. 11UHT. dementi Naval Inadaraf) to
Aeelstant Hur««..n T. IS. UPPTTT (retire!), delachM
naval hoinltal. New-York; 10 Jjcrne.
Acbl«tant Burgeon C. P. ELY. to naval hoeplUl, New-
Captain U*C. LCCAB, Naval War '■•.::.•■;■ proceed to
waaaWaSaaal for duty with II. >• i^inrr.-, 1 iri.
Captain M. J. till AW, from marina l<arravks, neeton:
proceed to Ban Juaa, i' H. -■• ■ report to !t«ur A.l
niirai Cortlan, comm&«<llas Carlbbsan Wvl^ji^ ]tW
*jh» mtm Mat toftfUft Jauailom •» .fMUhfis.
New-York Nationals Show Scoring Ability —
Beat Columbia 11 to 1.
Columbia's baseball team made a rather poor
showing 1 ngalnst the New-York National League
nine at the Polo Grounds yesterday, the latter win
ning by the score of 11 !to 1. The base running of
the professionals was the feature, the work of
Mertcs being particularly good. In the fourth
Inning Tyler's error on Taylor's hit brought in
three men on bases and allowed Taylor to reach
third. This inning was productive of seven runs
for New-York. Columbia made its only run in the
eighth Inning;, on Tyler's double and Taber's single.
Tiio score:
B. H. E.
New- 0 0 0 7 12 10 x— ll 10 1
Columbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 o—l 4 0
Ratterles— Tavlor. MillT and Warner and nronnaVnn:
Grarln. Grant. ' Tyler and Mehler. Umpire— "Joe" Hor
Carlisle. Perm., April 10.— The Carlisle Indians de-
feated Syracuse University in an interesting game
here to-day. Charles, for the Indians, kept the
hits scattered. 6yracv.se had a batting rally in th»
ninth, but could not win. Score by innings:
r. n. c.
Carlisle .._.... 1 00^0200 3— S 13 4
Syracuse 0 0 0 2 0 10 0 4—7 10 T
Batteries — Charles and Nephew; Heflleman and Demong.
R. H. E.
Philadelphia (National). 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0- HlO 0
Philadelphia (American) 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 o—3 9 »
Batteries — Duggleby and Roth; Wilson, Bender and
YALE, 1; NAVY, 0.
Annapolis, Md., April 10.— In a hotly contested
pitchers' battle the Yale baseball team defeated
the Navy by a score of 1 to 0 in a six-inning
game. It had been agreed before the game that
time should be called at 5 p. m.. in order to 'allow
the New-Haven boys to catch their train. With
two men out in the sixth inning, and the score. 1
to 0 against the Navy. Ryden tried for a horn*
run. By quick fielding of his Ions; left field hit
he was caught within a foot of the plate. The
SCOrC: • K. H. E.
R. H. E.
Yale 0 0 0 0 1 o—l 4 2
Navy 0 0 0 0 0 o—o 2 1
Hatteries: Allen and Win Mow; Raudenbush and Poteet.
When the Giants tackle the Jersey Citys of the
Eastern League on the hitter's grounds, at Jersey
City, this afternoon their playing strength will lie
fully tested, as the Jersey City team is considered
one of the strongest in the Eastern League. Mc-
Cann and Pfanmiiler will do the twirling tat the
Jersey team, while Matthewson, McGinnlty ami
Taylor will pitch for New-Fork.
"How to Flay Baseball." by "Tim" Murnane, is
the title of tb<^ Bpaldtnt. Athletic Library for
March. It contains nearly fifty pages of pictures
showing how the leading ball players play their re
spectlve positions. The art of pitching is especially
covered, being illustrated by pictures of many
pitchers In action who posed specially for this
book. Among the contributor.-; .ire Napoleon Lajoie,
James Collin.«. Hugh Jennings, "Jack" Doyle,
James K. Sullivan, wcretary-treasarer of the
Amateur Athletic Union: "Cy" Young 1 . James J.
Callahan, Frank Donohue. William LMneen.
"Charley" Nichols, Herman Ixhilt, "Fred" rinrk
and T. H. Murnane.
"The Turf. Field and Kami," the oldest paper of
Its class, having been published over forty years,
will discontinue It! publication to-day and will be
consolidated with '"The Sports of the Times."
New-York, April 10. 1003.
BEANS AND PEAS- Bayers thowcj very little Interest
to-day, and the market was somewhat nominal. Holder*
ask*-* about former rates, and it Is doubtful that buyers
could have s-cured really choice lots any less. There are
quite a number of off grade goods, both domestic ar:d
foreign, which are seeking an outlet, and It !» very un
certain what they will brine. We quote: Ht>ans, marrow,
choice, per bush. [email protected]?; do medium. «2 22H®|2 25;
do pea. $2 20£5225: do red kidney. $2 853*2 90; do white
kidney. *2 v,-.,; ••"». do Wick turtle soup. $2 60042 65;
do" yellow eve, f25005265; do lima, California, $:: 7.v. :
1235; do Imported giants, $2;is2 15; do Italian, medium,
$2324213: do other foreign, medium, $1 BOGS 2; do fort-urn,
I ea. $1 !;."•;, .<i; 10; do foreign, marrow, duty paid. S2®
*2?Z; green, peas, Scotch, bags, prime, per "bush. $1 TOii.
$1 • - : .-.
— Arrivals continue very large, rut trade Is
active, and, with a free movement to cold storage, prices
*iold strong, fancy storage packings showing further slight
advance. Dock efeps weak and goose eggs a shade lower.
"We quote: State. Pennsylvania and nearby, fancy selected
white. 16% c; do firsts. [email protected]; Western storage packed
and selected. l»*e; do firsts, jr.r; do seconds. 14Hc; Ken
tucky firsts. l-lVal."'-; do seconds, 14 1 i014Hc; Tennes
see and other Southern firsts, 14 Me; do seconds. 1 1 ; f •
14Uc; dirties. 13H014e; checks. 13c; duck eggs, [email protected];
goose egKS, U. iTt'i-.
POULTRY— ALIVE— Receipts to-day Included three
cars by freight and fully one car ami a ball by express.
Trading is rather flow to-day, but market has cleaned up
pretty well, and fowls and young roosters steadily held:
old roosters rather slow. Turkeys scarce. Dncka ami
geese unchanged. Live pieeons quiet. We quote: Fowl;!,
per It). ir>V~e: roosters, young-. J3c; <ro old, 10c; turkeys,
ISc; ducks. Western, average, per p«!r. «r'-TTsr,« r '-TTsr, do South
ern an i Southwestern, 70®S0c; per.-. Western, average.
$1 12O$l 37; do Southern and Southwestern 908fl; live
pigeons, Sos3sc DRESSED — killed fowls while
not In heavy supply, are Felling very slowly, and with
holders anxious to clean up the feeling Is wenlcer. Fancy
nearby broilers very scarce and firm. Poring ducks ar
riving sparingly as yet from nearby points, and
held firmly. though demand moderate. Tarro
squabs unchanged 1 . Frozen poultry only moii
erately active to-day, ond without new features.
We quote: Fresh killed- Iced — Turkeys, avenues best. 16c;
do fair to prime. IS«M8e: dc old. l<V??17e; broiler*. Phila
delphia. 3 to 4 It' to pair. 854H0C: do State and Pennsyl
vanin. 3 to 4 IT) to pair. 25630 c: fowls. Ohio and Michigan.
FcaMed. fancy. small. 14c; do other Western scalded, small
fancy. l.'i : !■('■: do dry picked. ]8H014c; do Western,
heavy, I3c; do Southern and Southwestern, dry picked,
lo^lSHc: do scalded. 12%©lSc; old cock*. Me; spring
ducks, nearby, £84$SOc: SQoabs. prime, large, white. p«r
down, (279: do mixed. *2q*22r»; do dark. $16099173.
FVozen — Turkeys, yoonc hens, N"o 1, 18c; d.> young toma.
No 1. 18c; do young mixed. No 1. [email protected]; do mixed,
average. 17c: do old terns. l«B17c: broilers dry picked.
No 1, 18020 c: do scalded. X" 1. 16©18 c; roasting chick
ens, large and soft meated. l<*??17o: do nverace x-'ox -'o 1. We:
roesttn* chickens. No 2. IO®13r: fowls. Xo 1, 13%e; do
No 2 lO'THIc: capons, large. lP«f2oc: do medium size. 18
«il7c; old roosters. uH©loc; ducks. No 1. lOtilSc; geese,
No 1. 11??12<\
— Small, scattering lots of wild ducks arriving,
bat nearly nil of undesirable quality. Snipe have very
little call. Plover scarce. We quote: English snipe, per
dozen. $1 r/»(}2; plover, golden. IS7SOIS: do gra^s, $1 50
fi"*.T: wild ducks canvas, per pair. BOcGiS; do redhead,
.Vk-!f??2: do ni^dy. 60c#fl 50; do mallard. BOeCfl; do teal,
3."^?<Vic: do common. ?'>/ry2Kc.
POTATOES AND VEGETABLES*— Xearly all trades of
potatoes In liberal supply and weak. Sweet potatoes
eteady. Onions firm for fancy, but poor stock dull and
Irregular. Asparagus In good demand, Beets and carrots
dull. Cabbages lower. Cucumbers gelling well.
Eggplant steady. Kala In excessive pupply anil
very tow Spinach weak. Lettu<-e dull. I'^-is
f>teadj'. Fpring beans weaker. Radishes and rhu
barb In excessive supply. We quote: Potatoes IJermuda,
new. prime, per bbl. ?4?iJ4 30; do seconds, $.177J.T 50; do
second crop, prime. J33H; Havana, prime to fancy. $■»(<>
$-4 25; do seconds. 1280093 80; Southern, second crop, red.
prime [email protected]*3; do white. $2; do common. »l BM| 75;
State and Western prime. per ISO rt>. It 780$] 87: do
common 11256^180: do per sack. Jl 75<S??1 ST.; Western,
per l.V> IT> sack, Jl 10091 45; sweet potatoes, per bbl,
(22564373: do pc- bosket. $I©*l 87; asparagus, Pharles
ton, per dozen bunches. I2««2 SO; d,-> Norfolk, 52 5o«»4;
do (forth Carolina prime. $lMj*.i .'-0: do California, prime
to fancy t4fcsfl do common. ?2©J3; do from all points,
c-jlle. $1 GOOS3: beets Charleston, per n«» bunches.
II .}■'.■ do Florida per bosh crate. .".'» <<1. carrots,
Charleston per 100 "bunches 1«?*2; cabbages. Charleston.
flat Dutch per era'-. *2fi *-' 2.'>; do Charleston. Wakefleld,
«1 75© ?2; do Florida per bbl crate. (1 ."■Oft *2 25; cucum
t,f-ns Southern hothouse, per banket. *;9st 50; do Florida.
perorate $2 Wt(fii3 W>- do, Dastern hothouse, per dozen,
J*«sl 12- celery Florida, per cae.-. I©*3 60; eggplants.
riorlds, per box. 81©»3: kale, Norfolk, per bbl 10j»33c;
do Baltimore Bad Washington. SStfSSr: lettuce, Long
1,, „ | cold frame, per bbl. $2 5 •.'».-. 00; ,1 i . -harleaton,
ter basket, *1 uiiitf 2 :•>>: do North Carolina, ?njrS2; dj
13a»tetn. bothouM. rat do«en. Vni>'> : on ™ *- Bermuda,
per crate, $2; ■!'» Bstypttan. per hag, *- -JSj. 35; do
(Connecticut, • yellow, per I in. JluOK?_riU: do red. 75c©
SI 25- do Orange County. ■ yellow, per bag. tli<jflT3: da
rea. 6<v^Joc: do Bt«.to and Western, wtitt*. per bbl. «I<3s4(:
Lakewood to Open Local Season with An
nual Spring Tournament.
Lakowood's ninth nnnu.il .';prinp Rolf tournament
will be held on April 1«. 17 and IS. Six cups, in
addition to a number of medals, will be nflVrorf.
The chief prize Is to be the I^kewood Cup. which
goes to the winner of the first sixteen at mutch
piny. Tho preliminary round will be at thirty-six
holea, and four divisions of sixteen players each
will qualify for the various trophies. The player
making the best score in this round will receive
a special cup. On the closing day there is to be
a medal play hnrdicap for the Lakewood Handicap
Cup, with a prize to the player returning the best
gross score. Entries close the evening before each
content with Jasper Lynch, secretnr:.-, at Lake
The programme of the tournament If M follows:
Thursday. 9 a. m. and 2 p. m. Golf Club of Lakewood,
cup; preliminary medal play round, thirty holea.
Friday. 10 a. m. — Fust match play rounds, eighteen
holes; 2:.1O p. m., necond match play rounds.
Saturday. 10 ft. m.— Semi-final, match play rounds; 2:30
p. m., fin.Tl, mate)) play roonda, ei*hte»>n hole": all Cay.
Golf Club of LaJcewood handi^.-ip.
The Columbus Golf Club, of Washington, has ar
ranged to hold an open tournament on May 11, 15
and 16, to follow the one recently announced by
the l.'hevy Chase Club, on May 7, 8 and it. The
entries should be made with the secretary of the
Columbia Golf Club, S. T. Cameron, No. 00 F-st.,
Washing-ton. The President* a Cup ami the Gover
nor's Cup are the chief prizes offered.
Short Hills. NT. J.. April N (Special).— George Low
has been engaged as professional of the Baltusrol
Golf 1 'lub, and will b^sin his duties on May 1. The
announcement Is a surprise, because it was thought
that i.,ow was a permanent iixture at the Dykes
Meaduwj Golf Club.
Tile executive committee of the Women's Metro
potttan Golf Association will meet next Tuesday
to arrange the team schedules of tho association
and to name the date and place for the women's
individual championship. It Is also expected that
definite action will be taken with reernrd to the
intercity matches with the Boston and Philadel
phia associations.
A number of nearby links will be open f->r the
season to-day. At Dyker Meadow the lirst regular
monthly handicap will be played at eighteen holes.
Ardsley opened its coum for the tfrst time This
season yesterday, and a number of informal
matches have been arranged f.>r to-day. There will
also be play at the Crescent Athletic Club, Marino
and Field, Westchester and Tountakah link.-.
Anhur S. Rendle, who organised th^ New-Tort
Wanderers Cricket Ci;.!> some time ago to succeed
the cricket team of the Knickerbocker Athletic
Club, has decided t>. dl3band the organisation on
account of the poor support accorded to it by
prospective members.
'in.- club had been admitted to membership in the
Metropolitan District Cricket League, and bad ar
ranged gamea In the series Lo decide the champion
ship of New-York. As grounds h.i'l been obtained
at Flushing and th<- resodding of the wicket started
Borne time ago, the abandonment of th^ club now
will con).- as a surprise to New-York cricketers.
New-York liii* mis alimony olearlntj house,
where a. few bonn nt observation will con
vince nnj- vinftor of the truth of the old
mlnse. "Marry in baste an«l repent tit leis
ure." Some queer sitlelijshts on "wedlock u»
nlic is endured" in the metropolis. In to
morrow.■* Tribune.
$112; do red. per ba?. Tr.c-.iSl 12; okra, Havana, per
carrier, ftf»c!§sl; peas, Charleston, per basket, $12541225;
do Savannah, fls?sl 75; do Florida, per basket or crate,
$I©s2; peppers, Florida, per carrier. |19fl 00; rhubarb,
Jersey and Long Island, per 100 bunches, $1093; rad
ishes, Jersey and Long Island, per 100 bunches, *[email protected]*] 50;
do Norfolk, per basket, 15#30c; ehallots. Jersey and Long
Island, per ]>»> Iv.inches, 25©00 c; spinach, Norfolk, per
bbl. 2,"cfi#l: string beans. Florida, green, per basket,
S2<f(s4; do per crate. Si .".".i*:!: do wax, per basket. t-\f
|5 25; do per crate, [email protected]; tomatoes. Florida, prime to
fancy, per carrier, $2'f;J4; do poor to fair, $i'.r sL' SO; do
Havana, $1 75913 50
New-York" April 10. 1003.
BEEVES — Receipts were 206 cars, or 3.54G head, in
cluding 74 cars for export, alive, 10!» foe slaughterers and
17 for the market Steera on light receipts opined
steady, closed slow and a trifle weak; bulls were firm
to a fraction higher; medium and good cows unchanged.
Two cars of cattle wen held over. Fair to choice na
tive steers boM at *3 ur>ijjss 70 per 100 lbs: bulls at $3 2<K(?
$4 .'•": cows at .*1 hi-,< .<» 'Si. L)ressed beef steady, at TO
$"';. per ;i> for native side* To-day's private cables
quoted liv.- cattle selling at 12*}13c pei Tit; tops, ISHc,
dressed weight; sheep at 14915 c, dressed weight; refrig
erator beef higher, at lie per Ib. The Cymric, fox Liv
erpool. '■•■« out to-day 250 cattle for J. Baamberg &
Eon. and the same number for Srhwarzschlld & Sulz
berger; also 14S cattle for the Swift Beef Company; 10l
cattle and 2,400 quarters of bee( for the> Morris Reef
i' tnpany, aiM 2.400 quarters for Q. K. Hammond Com
pany. To-morrow tho Minneapolis, for London, will be
laden with 485 cattle and l,soo quarters ■■;" beef for
Scliwarzs-nlld >';■ Sulzberger, and -t v ,"> cattle for J. Sham
berg & Son; the Chicago City will carry to Bristol i."o
cattle for l>on I A Keifer. making the total for the
week from this port, 2,710 cattle. 1.141 sheep and 15.390
qu;irters of beef, nil to portfl of Great Britain with the
exception of 40 cattle and 127 sheep.
Sales— J. Shamberg A Son: 8 Ohio steers, 1277 TT> aver
age, at IS BS per KM) Ib; 11 do, 1308 tb. at 94 45; :. do
13.",s It), at $.140; 18 do. 1173 IT), at $:. .''.o; 4 do. 1287 It. at
$5 20; 2 bulls. 16«0 ft, at $1 80; 10 do, 141)0 Ib. at ?4 30
i do. 1383 Ib, at $4 20; 4 do, 1370 Ib. at $4.
McPherson .v Co.: .'{ bulls. 1250 tb, at $4 1": 1 do 830
Ib at $3 4<>. 1 d >, 780 Ib, at S3 20; 6 cows, 12ix> Ib, at $1 15;
IS do. 1618 Ib, at $3 7o ; 2 do. 1030 !?>. at JS 40; 2 d>> ;>:,
IT), at $2 85; C do. 800 !:■. at $2 •_■:.. a do, 800 Hi. at $2 2,".- 5
do 79(! n-i. at $2. v
Newton .v Co.: 17 Ohio ■-•■:■-. 1353 rh. at $.* '.* : 14
t.tH'. 1.- fed Pennsylvania do. 1887 rb. at 9550; 4 do, 1207
n>, at <-'» ."»..; 0 do. 1146 IT., at $5 50; 10 do. 1001 m. at
$3 06; 2 Pennsylvania bulls, 1773 Ib. at $4 50: 1 do. 1330
Ib, at $4: 1 Penney Ivan la cow. 1020 Ib, at $3 40.
S. Sanders: IS Indiana steers. 1320 rt). at $■"» 70; 11
Marvin nt" do 1045 It), at 9506; 8 Lancaster County, Perm.,
do 122.". I* at •*•'. 4.'>: 4 do, 1071 t^i. at ?.". i>.'.; 2 cows. 1375
It,' at $4 25; 4 do. OSS It), at $.'• >-.*>; 3 do, 886 Ib, at $3 «5;
7 do 'X>o n. at $3 80.
Sherman & Culver: IS Lancaster County, Perm.. steers.
127« In, at 30; 2 cows. 1075 m, at 54; : do. 770 Tb. at
s ".\ H Eupsteln: 19 Indiana steers, 127 1 Ib, nt $."> ,Vi.
T..Mn & Shannon: 1 bull. 1030 tb. at $.". K">: 4 do. 07'
tt. at 13 75; 1 do, 850 Ib, at $3 «i: 8 cows. lO.V. ir.. Nt
$3 70- 2 do *2T. In at $3 50; 3 do. 850 IT), at $.'! 2.".: 1 do.
].(hi it. Nt ?- 75: 4 do. 873 Ib. at $2 50; 1 ,'... 7.".'> Ib, at
*■> 25- 1 do 750 n. at $2: i do. TOO It., at $1 .SO.
CALVES — Receipts were 203 head, ell for tt:e market.
The feeling was firm for jirtmo veals, but the market was
1 are d top grades. The undrrgrades were full steady.
Poor to fairly K"f>d veals sold at 93 50©$S per 108 Ib; a
choice heavy veals nt *s7.V,isn City dres^d veals firm
at 9Sl3c per Tb: country dressed in very light pupply and
higher at 7©llc. with a few prime Pennsylvania calves
selling up to HH4fl2c.
Bales 11. Hume & Rro. : I'M veals, 122 IT) avenajta.
at 98 per 100 Ib; 2 (!o. Ho rb. at •<■". 13 do, So it', at $3 50.
S Carders: :*> veals 120 it., at ?**: M do, 11!» Ib, at
J7f»o; 13 do, 117 IT., nt 9i'sO: '". do, i IS IT., at $7; 1 do.
M) rr.. Nt |S; 4 do. <•<> IT., at M
Tobln & Shannon: 7 veals. >.4 tb. Rt $5 50.
SHEF3P AND LAM f*S— Receipts were IS car*, or 4.031
head. Including 11 car* for slaughterers and 7 cars for
the market, maktaf. with 3 cars beld over. 10 cars for
Bale, all nt Jersey City. Good sheep were In some d«y
mand and steady. Medium and common graifes alow
and easier. The few really choice lambs Hold at steady
prices. The ur.d«Tgrad«» trere 10935 c lower than on
Wednesday, with a limited inquiry. Three cars were
beln over. Inferior la pood u*i»horn sheep "•'.■! at sin
$1; 35 per 100 Ib: good to choice clipped ph--ep at .v. 7,-, . {
96J5; ■ >lla 1' *2 .'•■>, unshorn lamr« >i M2S^«<w clipped
do nt $»'• 23897; a bunch of choice Jersey «prlnj; lambi
at *7 per head. Dressed mutton slow .t Sft'llc per Ib;
•!«,., 1 lambs easier it l".i I.T-je: country dressed sprinaj
lambs still further declined, clotvlns at f3*ts3 per curt-a»«.
galea .-> .ludd & Co.: 114 Buffalo lainls. 7<> Ib
average, at $7 SO per n«. ITj; 23T. <i«. M n>. at ?ii2s; Ml
do, ''.1 T T.. at 25; 3s slipped do, .'>; Ib, at *■'>•"■". 17 un
shorn Jersey sheep, 135 tt», at *.'• 73: 2;t Jersey eprtng
lambs, nt $7 on each.
Kerns Commission Company: 520 Western iambs, 75 It.,
at $7 >'•>>. IBS Kentucky nhe»p. :•'; tt>. at $5 25.
T bin * Shannon: 82 unshorn Ohio lambs. 70 m. at
$7<ki -• > f>MIO Bheep. 127 Ib it <■..:.". 122 flipped Ohio
sheep M R>; at W»X>; II!' d>. v :' tb. at *•"> 70.
S. Saniers: 101 clipped Slute lambs. 77 It., .at *7 00;
2 .iii i" 1 Pennsylvania ■>>—», 2i>o Ib, at ISA; IN) Stato
culls. 77 IT>, at *2 &0.
Harrington A Co.: 02 StAte lambs, 70 Ib, at »3 00: 01
fio, 7i> R>. « 17 «**. — cj
Automobile Drivers and Bicyclers Out in
Force Yesterday.
The weather yesterday was the best so far this
month for a ride on a bicycle or automobile. Thou
sands of riders were out, and those who rode on the
suburban roads reported them to be fast, but a
trifle soft In placrs.
The fact that many business place* closed yes
terday gave opportunity to many to pass a pleas
ant afternoon at their favorite pastime. Numerous
riders crossed the bridge all day. and the direction
most of them took Indicated that they were head
ing for the cycle path. The bridge Is getting more
popular each day for automobile drivers, and sev
eral ponderous cars made the trip over It yester
day. The cycle path Is always the ideal spot for
wheelmen to take a long fine ride, and the num
ber on it yesterday would delight all lovers of the
sport who could have watched the merriment that
showed on each rider's face as he flew along. Th*»
roadway beside the path was well occupied with
Many riders of the wheel and automobile opera-
ton took a rid« throunrh Prospect Park. In this
city much wheeling and automobiling was done.
In Fifth-aye. more automobiles were to be seen
than usual, and this is saying a great deal. «'y !i::tr
was also popular in the avenu*>. Mad'r-'on-ave.,
Riverside Drive and Central Park were well
If one Washes to get an id^a of th« improvements
that have been made In bicycles this year It w<vil<l
bo well to visit some of the salesrooms. Not many
yean ago it was thought that any Improvements
on bicycles would be hard to make, but since then
the coasting brake and the chalnless wheel have
come Into the field.
In spite of these improvements there are new de
vices to bo seen on the Columbia wheel this year
that should gladden the heart of every rider. The
principal one is the two-speed gear device on the
chain! The beauty of this improvement is that
one riding with a 77 gear can change it to a 105 or
whatever other gear his wheel carries by the
mere movement of the foot on the pedals without
dismounting. This will be found extremely en
joyable to a rider, who can use the small gear
going up the hill, and when at the top put on
the larger. The Columbia spring fork is another
device that will be found extremely valuable on
this year's wheel, especially among riders of much
avoirdupois. A spring is placed on each fork close
to the axle of the wheel, and by this means tha
jars and jolts are lessened.
The tests for the automobiles that will represent
this country in the International cup race are set
for to- lay. It is niaaslllltl that a postponement will
be -made oa account of the Matheson cars, which
art :.• 1 yet completed.
The meeting of the new dealers' association.
which was set for yertrrday at the office of tho
Mobile Company el America, was adjourned to
Thnraday evening, bican— the day was Good
Friday, whlea was overlooked when the date was
set. The constitution, which will probably be
adopted ns drawn up, calls for government of the
tion by an executive committee of seven.
eai b year. Th< committee will elect a
president two vlce-pni aidents and a secretary
treasurer. Any member of the committee who
falls to appear for three eoasecattva meetings of
the committee forfeits his membership. The ob
i..-t of the association is announced In the con
stltution to be tbe mutual protection of its mem
bers, and the public.
It Is said that Police Commissioner Greene is
considering the adoption of a motor patrol wagon.
Be i ; reported to have Inspected an electric vehl
,!e such as is in use by the police of Atlantic City,
which is said to cost '.ess than $2 a day to operate.
HOGS — Receipts were 13*4 cars, or 2.454 head, includ
inK 110 for the market. Prices firm for good medium
weights; steady for lUht hoK». Countrr dressed hogs
higher at 80M>Hc per It) for heavy to li«ht weights.
Stl-s -Newton & Co.: TS Pennsylvania hogs, 19» n>.
at $7 70 per 100 B>; 3 roughs. 273 ID. at $« 70.
J. 11 Hume & Krr. . : 13 State hofW. 172 rb. at $r TO;
S. Judd & Co.: 3 State hogs. 113 It>. at $7 50; 1 stag.
430 tti. at *«; 80. __■_
S. Sanders: 14 Prate hons. 114 IT>. at $7 6O: (late yes
terday): 193 Pennsylvania hogs, 152 n>. at $7 C.
Chicago. April 10. — Cattle — Receipts. 2.500 head; steady,
ectlve; 1 .-1 to prime staurs, $.'{ 10<g$3 40; poor to me
dium, Ji i.< 4 80: stockers and feeders. t.TaJ-4 7'; com,
$1 7:..is4tio. heifers. $2 sOLi*s; canners. Jl 75'a529«»; bulU,
>:':,Mj}Hir calves. $:'.<is'> 75; Texas fed steers. $4 0i»-g$3.
Hi'KS — Receipts to-day. ltimiO head; to-morrow, K>.<n>O;
ltrft over $tj.O«">; weak to Be lower; mixed and butchers*.
$.-> 1 v *■"> "■• ' ■ Rood to choice heavy. $7 40<857 57*~: rouKh
heavy. $7 1.".i.*7 35; light. $« S5-a»7 15: bulk of sales.
$7 !.*.•( s7 35. Sheep Receipts. 3.(AR>. Sheep and lambs
steady to lower; itood to choice wethers. Js.'pi"aJ<i7.l; fair
to choice niixei. $»!(s.' 50; Western sh>»ep, $."•'<»*« 7.'.; na
tive lambs. *4 ",i«>js7 7.">: Western lambs. $4 S» .>: TO
Official yesterday: Receipts — Cattle. 11.706 head; hu^s.
21.573; sheep. H»,:57!j. Shipments— aVMs> hogs.
4,532: sheep, 2.2C3.
Kansas City. April 10. — Cattle — Receipts, 1.700 natives
and 290 native calves; beef steers active and strong; fat
cows and heifers firm; stockers and feeders steady: choice
export and dressed beef steers. $4 .".<•■■:*." 25: fair to frcx!.
$3>>Ogs4.V); stockers and feeders, $3 15<g$lOO; Western
fed steers. $3«?55; Texas and Indian steers, $.1614 •->;
Texas cows, ?•-"'(?* native cows, *1 73354 25; native heif
ers. $2 r..«7:54r..->; canaers, $12.'i3$2t»; bulls. »3fis4:
calves, $-V#7. Hoars — Receipts. f>.o<>o head; market steady
to "Vie lower: top. $7 45; balk ..f sales. *7 2T»B*7 40;
heavy. $7 30$$7 43; mix. packers. JT;'im)it°.v llcht.
$710697 20; porkers, $7 [email protected]; rlf". *•" ,V»,3stJ fC>.
Sheep— Receipts. 5.40t> head; market >teady; native lambs.
|5 60«j$U; V-ftV -ft tern lam: 9. $."> 7- 1 a s•» 50; fed ewes. $1 '<>&
.*■;: native weth?rs. $4 $•>'.•(>; Texas clipped sheep.
54 5591683: stockmra and feeders, .V)es4 Ni.
East Liberty. April 10. — Cattle steady: choice, $.", T.O-H
$r. »" prime. $."> 13<U *">-.'.: Rood, $4 <.».iis.' \<\ Hogs lower;
prime heavies. $7 70® $7 72W: mediums. $7 7<>: heavy.
Yorkers. 17 oO©*7 66; lleht Yorkers. $7 4Ofis7 50; pics.
S7 30097 40: roughs. f. "!s7..'>. Sheep lower: prtm«
wethers. $5 60<a$.'» 75: culls and common. $2 s»>Qs3 50;
choice lambs. $0 7."... 57. Veal calves. JO $6 70.
Mrs. Ambrose Taylor, of East Sixty-six th-st.
and Ma<lison-ave.. gave the colored children of the
White Roso Mission. In Klshty-stxth-st.. an out-,
Ing at the circus on Thursday as a birthday gift to
her son. six years old. Seats were purchased in
the upper balcony, and yesterday afternoon, under
the direction of the teachers, sixty-six little col
ored children from five to twelve years of age. saw
the riders and Kyrnnast.s do their feats, watched
the elephants form their pyramids and laughed'
at the antics of the clowns. Little William Am
brose Taylor had his snare of birthday presents,
and said that this was the best he had ever had.
Pixley Ka' laaka Seme, Columbia's Zulu student,
has announced at Columbia that Mandhla
kayi Doha, the only other Zulu student in this
country, would return to Africa- on. Wednesday to
succeed his father in the chieftaincy of th two
leading tribes of Zulus In Natal. South Africa.
Mr Dube'a father. Chief Muquawe. is in poor health
and Is anxious that his son should succeed him.
Vouns Mr. Dub* has ben at Mount Hermon School
paring himself for missionary work for the bet
terment of his countrymen.
\\'ilk«-sb;»rr«\ IVnn., April 10.— For the first time
In more than a QUart« of a century every colliery
In the Wyoming coal field, excepting one at Plym
outh, worked to-day, Good Friday. Tho operators
made no particular request except to say that work
would be continued as usual. The breaker boys
employed at the Parrlsh colliery, In Plymouth,
considered thla a legal holiday and requested a
day off. This not being uranted. they worked
until noon, when all loft the breaker. When the>
whistle blt-w for resumption of work not one put
in an appearance and operations ceased for th«»
At the local headquarters of the United m; ;
Workers it was learned to-day that President John
'- : hell will arrive hero on Wednesday or Thurs
day of next week. No steps will ■•• taken m re
gard to somo of tha petty dispute* unions th«
Knight of the Garter the Surprise of the &T& T
—Five Favorites Win.
Washington, April 10.— Form players were wen
warded at Runnings to-day, as five of th« Mx nr_
were won by the favorites. The upset came la th*
sixth race, when Knight of the Garter, the aeeaZa
choice, won handily, the favorite. Black Dick, nrn
nlng last. The card was fairly good and fttrnaakaa
excellent sport throughout. The fine weather
tract a big crowd, but the track was still be***
and lumpy. The summaries: " ;
Rlr*t rac# (handicap; flve ami '.^•--hmlf *~r*inaa) ■ a
low Tail. I 2». «\Vat»rbury>. M to -' won: HlmW
(Mom). 11 to 5 an<l 2 tr> 5. s*com!; Ulu* and «.r«naaL {.fl
iT. isurnsi. » to 1. third. Time. l:0S«». Cloche"**!?!
aliio ran. r
Second tac» rsfllinc: flve ftsrlmiir*) — Eloim. i;« (rvjo—,
S to -. won; Zirl. l«i (Gannon*, > t» I and n to 5. «£
im<l; MMniKh? Thinv*. Iks ill.i,vii. B to 1. thirt. "Tiii
1:03. l^ily Radnor. Wal&rook. Lady Ifroc'<cwa7 Erri— L'
Ann* Dalr. Mynilc B«rlK I/usky fSecrft. Alpaca. Asct
l;.-I!t an.l Sprintcbrook also ran.
Third race tsfl furlnn«"«) — TuKal I>7. Oft Il.iwi,, a v
10. won; Olentwrl*. W> fltedfrrni. .*» to 1 and 1 to 5. ,».*
•.n'l; MMTinvnt. !'- ima*<-\. IS to 5. thir!. Tins*. i ; ji
II L. '■ ■• n in and Hl« a!.<«r> ran.
Fourth race (mai<>n»; on^-half m!I»> — fnt»rlui{«, \jt
iflaark). 2 to 5. won; I>v#Tberate. lif.t (Oficmi. 4 to 1
and 7 to 10. 9*mrA. T?ru«-«»vlll». 112 (Ganr-nm. I to 1*
third. Tin.-. O:.VJ«s- <"■• McKlnney and Rlckry T. aais>
Fifth race (maiden*: -wven fTirlinjp»» — r "^*rrjhi:n. jjj
(R#df»r^>. 2 to .1. won: Iyiraval*. 101 (T. Rum.«), . t> •
and 3 to 5. wcoint; Ul<~h.T'!rna->«. H*S (MlndTi. < to t,
third. Tim". I »1 Wienerwurst and Wh;t»nnlw> r»a. *
Sixth race (selling: nn» -rile and fifty yar'l»»— Kntght <j*
.>,«. Garter. 11.-. M ■--••• Carroll I> . m
(Odc-m*. ♦?■>!• to .V «tf«nil: ImperV>.»«. Wl 4Water
bury). third. Time. 1:47 "4. Ulack tuck alao raa.
Entries for to-morrow:
First rare (hurd!» handicap: nne an.l thi»*-^tar»»r
mllen over w>v»>n hurdlesj— <^raH. f»: rv>!le«!an. j^j.
Gibson IJKht. 1»2; H«-len Taxton. 1*»: Alma Girl.- 13»;
Ben Kattle. 13.">: J. A. Warn»r. I^4: Captain CtaWWr, V»
Second rare itwo-y»ar-ot.l«: t'.-.ir an-! one-half *„w
ions* 1— st. Roche. 112: CnntenM ■-.«». IC4>: Ortra. \Ffr
Duncan. i*>; T"rmarnt. K0: Pleasant MamaraM*. 103;
Nln» Pin. 1"»
Third race (the Southern St»epj»rha*e. about tw> mr>«i
_Chirl«. O-M^lley. 173: Joe I^ter 17^: r^.ofr.^
land. 131; Kalorama. IS1: Jacofcel. IZC: T«UI?St, i^;
Moatrtp 1 ■**
and mar-,, thre* ve,r, eld n-A op.
ward: six f.ir!onir..-A!.-.n «V .>hrin^ S^>; to, ftj;
I»rlna. M: Show Girl. »1: Merrim-n^ 111.
Fifth race (maidens. thr~> |Wi>«fUd gwy »v*n
fnr!nnr.-.-Lnravs:r H.V '"a'ch Me M: Alham^ra. X,;
Chfrrv Sons. "v nron it Rv. !>7: f!o . IbMttU 1 C: L*fj
WelbZlc Ira: Michne'-ma, !"-. John SerJ* V» b^
100" Ruswt! Garth. 10rt; Flaop:.' Cr». l'> 4.
*sirth rare i«el!trc- t!ire»-\-erir-old!» »vA tjpwsr-i; m*
Elbfcl'r? v- Mark rhe^k. MS: Provos?. 10T: Itlao. H;
Se b r"" Maker". U* Pn^^.t. 3-V
The stables at Arriednct racecourse are fast
filllnjr up for the meeting which bestna th^re oa
Wednesday. Hordes to arrive at the track yester
day were George B. Smith's srtrin* of t?n. lnrtt:«Bs
Chilton. Stevedor and Tast. all In racir.f? trtev X 7.
Oliver's stable, with Lord Bads". All Go.i and
Alado Haaisweod. J. Robertson came with Sjrrttl
and aicWHHams.. and F. MMtrley with Ath!ara
Coldsby and others. The track is in K oo-1 condi
tion and everything is in readiness for the opea-
In*. .
Saratoga. N. V.. April 10.-Wllliarn C WWtr.ey.
president Of the Saratoga Racing Association, ar
rived here on his private car Wanderer IMS after
noon. He remained here ■ little over two houra.
Besides Mr. Whitney, there were in th« party \C.
W. Worden, Andrew Miller. Thomas Hitchcock, jr..
Philip J. Dwyer and J. Agostlni. It was decide*
to double the size of the publtc stand. In orier
to meet the demand for the^ increased number o£
horses expected here at the'Ausrust nvetlnf? three
hundred additional box stalls are to be constructed.
They will be located near the southeast corner- el
the track. Mr. Whit will return here about
the middle Of May. He anticipates a brilliant racin;
W. S. Edwards. P. J. Walsh. Frank Rickprt ar..i
Chester Peabody have •-■ chosen from the SI
Regiment to meet the team of Buffalo athletes,
members of the 74th Regiment, at the former's
pames in the armory. Broadway ami SUty-eiglith-
St.. on Monday. April 20. The local runners are to
concede twenty-flve yards handicap in half a mile.
and. while they won by a narrow margin in th»
match in Buffalo last winter, recent advices fron
the Bison City say that the upstate boys have coma
on wonderfully In running form, and expect to WB.
The bill of Assemblyman DooUng proposing to
set aside space in Macomb's Dam Park for pub
lic athletic grounds and playgrounds has passed
both houses at Albany, and Mayor Low has set a
hearinc on It for April IZ. Bartow S. Weeks, c*
the Metropolitan Association of the Amateur Ata
letio Union, will present the case to Mayor Low.
The following clubs have been elected to mem
bership in the Metropolitan Association of th»
Amateur Athletic Union: Holy Cross Lyceum. 13th
Regiment Athletic Association. Mai Regiment Ath
letic Association. Central Toting M^'s Christian
Association, of Brooklyn, anc! "sth Separate Com
pany, of Tonawanda.
The Central Branch. TaasaaJ Men's Christian As
sociation, of Brooklyn, hold games to-night at the
14th Regiment Armory, in Brooklyn. Much Inter*
est centres in the one-mi'- invitation^ race. San
ford is a strong favorite, but Carr. McKechnie, \ al
entire, Wright and other stars are expected to give
him a good run.
Representative Southard Starts an Investi
gation of Affairs at Havana.
Toledo. Ohio, April 10. Representative J. H.
Southard, of this city, has started an Investiga
tion which may bring to light a scandal among
United States officials at Havana. He alleges
that exorbitant charges are being made for the
exhumation and snipment of the bodies of the
dead soldiers from Cuba, when It should be
done free of ccst.
Homer Pugh. who enlisted in the navy last
August, died at Havana on April -. His mother
here was informed on April 7. Two days later
she received a cable dispatch stating that the
body would be exhumed, embalmed and shipped
to New-York for |22 The mother brought the
matter to the attention of .Mr. Southard, x^ho
has started an investigation. The dispatc£ea
received here are signed Springer.

The Low admiiil.Htrntlon lias found a ■••>
tram warranted to erntllrnte this* bad babit
from the h> iti-ni ml the rnnut brntal hasband,
I'tiotncraphst of the cure dolsiac It* Rood
mirk. In to-morrow's Tribune.
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