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SPORTSMAN'S SHOW OPEN
ODOR OF WOODS IX AIR.
Many Interesting Exhibits on Hand
from Field and Stream.
*■ Madison Square Garden wns true to its name
_ last night, and proved a real garden. The oeca
* ■lon was the opening .if the fourteenth annual
eportrman's show, ar.d a big crowd was in at
* tendance. The color scheme of the show is a
restful dark green. More than eighteen thou
' sand flr, spruce, hemlock :; nd pine trees were
used todecorate the trails and archea. The upper
balcony is bidden by a heavy frieze of fir trees.
The arches cf the amphitheatre are covered
with them, and the front of the lower balcony
Js covered with dark green cloth to correspond.
The odor r.f the woods and its healthy ozone is
■ almost overpowering.
To th© ripht and left of the mala entrance are
located the exhibits from Maine. On the left
t hand side of the balcony are mounted on a back
"" ground cf green with a dark blue skyline border,
' specimens of taxidern:y — moose heads, deer
heads and caribou. On the right is a log cabin
from Washington County, Me. The round spruce
logs, with the bark on. were cut in January.
The cabin is twelve by sixteen feet, and eleven
feet high, having two doors and four windows in
it, with an upper loft below the peaked roof for
•leeplr.s quarters.
The whole centre d the Garden is completely
filled by the largest lake ever constructed in
doors. It is 3 feet deep. 73 feet wide, 250 feet
. ions, and holds €00,000 gallons of water. In the
centre of the lake is an island with a pool 200
feet long for th© fly casting contests. The pool.
like the lake, Is the biggest one ever built in
doors.' Tha rest of the island will be used for
Che gymnastic sports of the Young Men's Chris
| tian Association branches, in which over one
thousand men will compete.
The Fourth avenue end of the Garden shows
a perspective skyline in light blue, fringed vita
a forest of evergreen trees. The Long Island
exhibit Is there In charge of Captain "B1U"
Graham. A modest ehack which is used on
Ch» ssc<l> dunes on the south side of Long Island
occupies one corner of the exhibit, and here A.
B. Davis, the well known guide from Wading
River, chows Lions Island furs and hundreds of
live pickerel, caught by hook and Una yester
day morning through holes chopped in the ice.
The motor scooter, which originated on Long
Island. Is &a amphibious one, and, according to
~ Captain "Bill,** is equally at homo on land, on
water, on Ice and In tha air, and is faster than
the wind. Scooters are usually rough, uncouth
looking things, but the cue on exhibit is painted
white and named Mildred. This particular ex- \
hibit was secured with great difficulty, becauso
it is the champion of its class among five hun
dred scooters in daily use on Great South Bay.
It is one of the features of the exhibit, if not
of the whole show.
, The oldtime favorite of previous shows, the
m electric launch, "Buster Brown," is again in
• commission. ferrying the little folks around the
lake through the llect of canoes and roivboats.
The lake itself is not bridged this year, ad-
I mission to the island being through a forest
Srcea tunnel in the basement.
Along the . shores .of the lake is a complete
boys' canjp, with an A-shaped tent. The New
Ilrunswick exhibit is located ii.iong"&ldo of this.
This exhibit, however, is not complete as yet.
having been delayed In transit. The New
i»runswick g~uides are husky fellows.
An Interesting exhibit from New Preston,
Conn., shows a small-mouth black bas3 hatchery
in full operation. Alongside of It is the pictur
esque Adirondack caiwp. and here a. large party
• of guides have erected a log cabin, a shelter
■ camp and a sumsitr bouse in true rustic style.
Ahuost - very hunting district in the country
via represented with an exhibit, and the Garden
is lilled with guides, hunters, trappers and llefcji
ermen, all of whom have stories to tell.
XEW RULE FOR ATHLETES
Amendment Proposed to Keep Track
of Travelling Expenses.
K\ Joan J. Dixcn, secretary-treasurer of the Ami
ml teur Athletic Union, has been instructed by Prcsl-
W dent James Ii Sullivan to submit the following
asoendraent txa an addition to Rule C to the board
wof governors for mail vote:
In all cases where an athlete receives money to
cover travelling expenses, whether from 1:1s own
club or any other organization, he shall immedi
ately upon hi* return home send to the ;lia!r
man of the registration committee of his own
district a signed statement showing the amount
repel and an Itemised account of his expenses.
When any money it, paid to an athlete for travel
ling expenses. Uie organization or committee mak
ing euch payment shall be required to take re
ceipt therefor and forward same Immediately to
the chairman of the registration committee of the
association in which bald athlete Is registered.
Any athktj failing to submit the fc:at«-ni'-nt, as
required above, shall be liable to suspension; and
• «ny organization falling to secure and forward
the receipt, as above provided, sl'all be liable to
sufpensioa or refusal of sanction, as the case
'nay be.
"ice yachts lack wind.
"Race for Board of Trade Cup Called
Of After Ten Miles.
IBy IWegraph to The Tribune.]
Long Branch. N. J.. March I.— attempt was
made this afternoon to sail the first race for the
Board of Trade cup over the fifteen-mile Shallow
Point course. The South Shrewsbury skippers de
clined to line up, claiming that weather conditions
were unfavorable for racing.
The ice was soft and a light wind prevailed when
.three of the Shrewsbury club yachts were sent
away. The Drub, the Clarel and the Red Rover did
cot start. After calling ten miles tho race was
declared off. as the wind died away and It was im
possible to finish within the time limit of fifty mm
- utes.
The Isabel, sailed by Captain E. W. Price. led tho
Sweetheart by two hundred yards, with tha Eagle
third, • when the race was Ptopped. The race la
vow called for 2 o'clock to-morrow. Thirteen third
L class yachts belonging to the two clubs will start
it the weather conditions are favorable.
SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS TO-DAY.
Philip J. Kearney and William W. Swan, of the
New York Athletic Club, .-:s< well as E. Allen. Tay
lor, of the Irish-American Athletic Club, and rep
••resentatives from the Xaviers. Mohawks and other
rf dub« in the metropolitan district, will compete in
the national skating rhamplonrhlps of the Amateur
| Athletic Union, which are to be held at Woodlands
■"lake. Wertehester County, at 2 p. m. to-day.
» The only train that will l>e available to th© New
'Tork representative* will leave the Putnam Divis
ion terminus of th* New York Central Railroad at
ISM. 1 ' street and i^iphth avenue, nt 1255 d m.. "ar
riving at Woodlands Station jit I:3C p. m.
QUAKERS WIN CRICKET MATCH.
. Hamilton. Bermuda. March I.— The cricket game
to-day . between Philadelphia and the homo team
»eu»£d as follows: Philadelphia, 206 runs; Army
' and Navy team. & runs. . , ' **""*
UNSVHXID V, ■•;'£■•: ■ '
Jgj^JJj^ } Just Simply Pore Bye Whiskey.
OLD 'CRCW RYE
Sold ONLY in bottles. Never sold In bulk.
GUARANTEED PORE WHISKEY
Under National Pure Food Law
Serial Number 2163
Look for word "Rye" In red.
ii. B. KIRK 5 CO., Sole Bottlers, HEW VM.
A GLIMPSE AT THE SPORTMAX'S SHOW IX MADISON SQUARE GARDEN.
COXKLIX SHOWS SKILL.
Beats Gardner in Practice for Na
tional Billiard Tourney.
It was an off day for the amateur billiardlsts
who practised yesterday for the national i ham
pionship tournament. Tho cold weather caused the
ivory globes to roll poorly, so that small runs and
averages were the order Edward W. Gardner, the
present holder of the title, was defeated in a SCO
point match at U.I baruine in George F. Slossor.'s
academy by Charles F. Conk.in, the Chicasoan.
The latter finished his string in twenty-four innings.
with an average of 12 and a high run of 02. Gard
ner was left at 268 points, while his best run was 63.
Calvin Demarest watched his rivals play. He
has not touched a cue since his arrival lii this city,
as he Is suffering from a severe cold. Dr. Leoaldas
Li. Mial rolled the ivory globes around with George
Sloeson, but Ik- tailed to attain any sizable runs
and stopped before half thj string had been scored.
Poggenburg played a short game with Tom Galla
gher, but his average was low and his Lest run,
was only 40 carroms.
The LieUerkranz Club will entertain the six com
petitors to-night at i- beefsteak dinner at the club
house. T. Mortimer S. Rolls. the Philadelphia!!,
■will complete the number at this dinner. The ar
rangements for the tournament, which bet;lns on
Monday night, will then Ik- decided upon. Begin
ning on Tuesday matinee matches will be played at
8.::0 p. m. Women will be admitted to the evening
matchus, and on l-"riday night appropriate sou
venirs will be presented to all who attend.
RACING AT XEW ORLEAXS.
Well Backed Horses Win Over
Muddy Track at Fair Grounds.
New Orleans, March I.— A driving rain, which ob
scured the backstretch part of the time., a howling
wind and a muddy track confined the attendance
to the "regulars" at the Fair Grounds to-day. The
horses ran fairly, true to form, however, although
the sport was hardly enlivening.
Bchroeder's Midway revelled In the mud in the
first race and won galloping by ten lengths. Gold
en Wave came from far back in the stretch and
earned the pUxre.
Qretnae und Elvira M. opened equal favorites in
the second race at a to 2. but the former was
plunged on and backed to 8 to 3. while the latter
went begging and drifted back to £ to 1. When it
came to racing Elvira M. quickly went to the front
ar.d won cleverly, while Oremse, from a bad begin
ning, had to be content with third money.
Sir Toddington outclassed his Held In the third
race, and the other winners were Pasadena, Bell
Indian, Delmora and Grand Duchess. The sum
maries follow:
First racy.- (cne mIX) — 5-cfirr.edtT's Midway, 1»^» (A. Mar
tin). 11 to B. won; Uo'.dun Wuve, »7 (a. Her.iußsey), 4 to
1. e^cond: yu,,!,'qu. \\)i li'lcfcer.s). 23 to ■". I bird Time.
l:47Vi. Skimmer, Abingtcn, J. J. Jr., ilutcasir., Matker.
Koyal Bond. Ironton and Lamp Trimm-r ulixj run.
Second race (four furlor.gE) Elvira M. I« '•• iNicnl). 5
to 1. wen; I>lck H(> a «. UH <\V. Mclntyre). IS to 1. sec
ond; Oncmse. US lOaucel), h to B. third. Time, Or&o^i.
Relcpse. I.a Faimula, li«o!u, minln». Queen l:t;sV. prl'co
Howling and Dutterfly alao ran.
Third rac .- <flve bad a iiuif furlongs) — Sir Tod'linKton.
FlO <Hennei«e<-y>. 1 to 3. won; Ruble, US ilii.. '.'3 to 5.
second ; Jo* Pallert, 82 <Gol.lstelr.). 200 to 1. •..-■:. Time,
1:OI»%. Atnador, Ida Merimet-, Master i'rlm. CaJrll and
Mafnida al!>"> ran.
Fourth race (one mile and a. idst««nfcx) — Pasadena, 110
(Key**). 18 to C. yon; Donna. 100 KJamer), 5 to 1 seo
ond: Paragon. H>« (H. Low). 15 to I. tlilrd. Time. 1 r. J
L*«lv Fonae. Western ana Tennis also ran.
Fifth race (one mile and seventy yar.s) — Bel] Indian.
10S (Eeckman). 1* to 5. won; Cobmosa, 105 (L. Emlth).
10 to 1. and; Basil. II" (Kleol), oto 1. third. Time.
1;M»H. Droml^. Katie Powtra. Dapple Oold. Amberjack,
Irachoe. Ancestor. H«-d Coat. Oanutra unfl Paul Cllllord
also rah.
With race (one mile and seventy yards)— Delmore. 103
(H«ir.es»ey), II to .\ won; Sincerity Belle, OS iilck«tt).
20 to 1. second; Sponge CSiki-. 105 (Walker), HI to 1.
third. Time. 1:51. P!anta*tonet. French Nun. Jun^e
Imp. Bitter Crown. John Mcßrlde. Happy Jack and
Gladiator also ran.
Seventh race (one mile and seventy yards) — Orcnd
Z>uc-he9». Pi (Lloyd). 11 to 8. won; Abjure, 103 (lillac), 0
to 1, second; Pat li'i.gcr. 103 (Eeckmai), 5 to 1. third.
Time. 1:53%. Ranger. Footlights Favorite. North Wind
Eva Lm. Happy Chap. Monte Carlo. Triple Silver and
{•mail Lady also ran.
BENKING STAKES HAVE FILLED WELL.
Sixty Nominations for the Spring Handicaps
— Various Notes.
The stakes for tho spring meeting of the Wash
ington Jockey Club, at Benning, ha\-e filled irelL
The Bcnnlng spring handicaps, run on the «ypl«g
and closing days of the meeting, ut cix and seven
furlongs, respectivc-ly. havo attracted nlxty nomi
nations, eight more than laet year. Among those
entered are SalvMere, Pandeilon and Tangle, but It
is hardly likely that they will go to tho post.
Others iianud include lilnndy, Arimo. Kos«- ot
I>awn, Gruziallo, Pater, Cedersirome, Campaigner
and Th<> Clown.
The Dinner Stak'-s has also filled well, the nomi
nators beinjr AUK'.:.-t Beunont, J. \V. f'oit. Perry
lidmont. \\. C. Eustis, Columbia Stable, I<\ B.
Hitchcock, Ooorgft liuwurd. Ivan Fox. James Kcrr
B. A. Mitchell, Robert Neville, Oakley Stably J.
G. Oxnard. J. P. 6torty and H. 11. Westcott
Entries for the Saratoga Handicap, of $10,000, and
the other rich stakes of the Saratoga Racing As
sociation wi!l close on March 4 at midnight at the
Windsor Arcade, in this city.
Go Between has beon declared from the Brighton
Handicap, bringing the withdrawals from that
fixture up to eight.
The annual meeting of the United Hunts Racing
Association was held at the Windsor Arcade yes
terday. Among 1 those present were Perry B^lmont,
J. R. Townsend. H. W. Bull, H. S. Pago. Charles
E. Mather, Joseph Grace and J. IV. Colt. The fol
lowing officers were t-leoted for the ensuing year:
President. Terry Bflmont; treasurer, John L.
Townbtna. and secretary, L. A. Dee be.
OPERATION ON CHICAGO SHORTSTOP.
Chicago, March I.— Joseph Tinker, shortstop for
th* Chicago National League Baseball Club, under
went en operation for uppcndlcitls at St. Anthony's
Hospital to-day. Tho oj>eratio:i was successful, but,
according to bis physicians. Tinker will not bo able
to play hall before May 15.
XEW-YOKK DAILY TRIBUNE. SATURDAY. MARCH 2. 1007.
A VICTOIIY FOR YALE.
Beats Pennsylvania in Hard Fought
Basketball Game.
[liy Telegraph to Tho Tribune.]
New Haven, March I.— Yale got v bad start in
to-night's basket bail game with the University
of Pennsylvania, and the -score was 11 to 7
against ber when tho first half closed. Tho team
mad l a strong finish, however, and won in the
lust two minutes of play, the fina.l score being
L'n to 17.
Kinney, the baseball captain, who played right
forward, scored seven field and two foul goals
for a total of sixteen points. Flint and Clifford
collided heavily in the second half, and Flint
was Injured so that Pennsylvania was Luvili'
weakened in the last five minutes of play. Yale's
victory pots her in the load again for the in
tercollegiate championship. The line-up follows:
Ta!« (20). Petitions. Pennsylvania (17).
Kinney R. V ritzpatrlc'.c
Cllff^ru. . l. T Flli.t Kenneth)
\an \ lick c v.if
Jioj-ea H. « McCruddca
Murphy i.. ,; Klefaber
Ooall trom floor— Kln»'ry. 7. Clifford 2; Flint. 2; Kltz
jj^trirk. 2; Alt*. 3. Uoala from foul— Kinney. 2; Flint.
I; Kenneth. 2. i. ■•■■:■, Mr. Randall, Ilui-vard.
The standing of the teams to date follows:
Won. Lost. P.e.
Yjl<- . > i .ks>j
rnlumHa 7 i .ST3
Pvrnayivania '• 4 .f'.-Kj
llarvarj 4 4 .r,<X>
CVrneU l h .m
Princeton l a .ill
CHESS TITLE AT STAKE.
Mrs. Freji and Mrs. Burgess to Meet
for Women's Championship.
Mrs. Charles P. (Trey, of Newark, N. ).. an
S. R. Burg* v, ol
for ili- ■ : i n-i |p „t the United
£t;.t»s ta the parlor of tho Hotel Uartha '- v " .
ton. N k thi i
on. Ir !. . .1 to play seven frames
— one 10-day u::ii two each <>-i Bfoaday, Wedi
•:.•'. Fri.:.i- of next week.
Tli.- seat lons w] r ta »urs, thi tii i
flx< d il twenty m ■■■• i an hour. I
will count as half l ] oinl fcr • .
r 1 . 1.. Wee will act aa rcf.-rv
Mrs. Prey, who b t. 1 :.- wife ol
the New J< rsej B*M>
championship tournament of the firs!
wom< i ■: in this « II
.-.I <; i! k
the present irtal of N< w Jersey In a
Blmultaneoua exhlbitio:i given by ti.
Newark.
vir.- <>r :i leadmg player of st
I.*'ui.--. has bad I -board play
with the lati .Mix Judd, (■:" t
United States «''.r.'.:i;l Oeneral lit Vienna under the
Cleveland administration. Tha winner .<r' the n
will receive a gold souvenir il": New
York enthusiast
OX THE GOLF LINKS.
Baltusrol Gets New Jersey Cham
pionship Tourney for 1007.
The eighth annual championship tournament of
the New Jersey st;i:< ijoir Association will be held
over the links of the Baltusrol Golf Club on Juno
fi. 7 n!-(l B. This selection will cause some- surprlso
to followers of the game in thia vicinity, us the
announcement was made at the assodatfon'i an
nual meeting !(|jtiils city recently that the Mont
clalr <J'ilf Chih utul the Atlantic <"ity Country Club
Ij;:i] expressed ■ willingness t<> handle the tourna
ment, lidghton Calkins, president of the asaocla
tion, stated that the decision h^i been r.-.i'iio.i be
cause of the clul)"s well known readlr.es:; to pro
mote nolf. Baltusrol did not seek the event, hut
offered to bold it ir desired.
Th. first New Jersey championship was held over
the lii'k.s or the Bases County Country Club In 1000
when Archie Graham, of the North Jersey Country
Club. won. defeating James A. Tyng in tho final
round. Thereafter the tournament was held at
Englt-wood, Montclalr, Ualtusrol. Englewood, North
Jersey ami Morris County, in the order naiutd At
Morris County last summer Graham won for the
second time.
According to the rules of tho ussoclatlon. the
president, who 1h elected at the annual mr-etlntr
selects his executive committee. Mr. Calki'is haa
named bla associates as follows:
Becretary ami tr.-is'ir.-r. J. Whitney linker. I'inl'i
fleld; chairman tournament committee, E. N". To.! 1,
Baltusrol; chnirntan handicap committee, M. l>. \v
Thurston, Hoeeville; ccmrnlttecmen. John \v
Grlgtis. North Jersey, und Percy Jackson. Youn
takah.
SCHOOLBOY SKATERS SUSPENDED.
Get in Trouble with Amateur Athletic Union
by Competing with Outlaw.
The registration committee of the Metropolitan
Association of tha Amateur Athletic I'nl'.n. con
eistlnt? of Thomas J. Nevin, chairman; J. T. Ma
boaey and John T. DooSing, announced yesterday
tho suspension of all tho skaters of the "l'<j!y
Prep" tad Groff School who participated In the
hockey match which was held on Thursday evening
at tho St. Nicholas Hink. The schoolboys have
been disqualified because they competed with Clyde
Martin, who has been competing with outlaw
skaters.
The following ure tho nanaes of the schoolboys
■who have disqualified liieniselves: "Poly Prep"—
Thayer, Shields, McAvlty, Halght, L. Murtln ami
Bailey. (Ji»!t School— Farrell, Dressier, Goldsmith,
Leslie, Nevlns, Durand and McMullen.
This disQuallflcation now prohibits these boys
from competing i:i their own closed school games,
while all who compete with them will be Ineligible
tn compete in any school games, closed or open.
Thomas' J. Kevin, chairman of the registration
committee of tiiii Metropolitan Association, ha:;
called a meeting <>f iiis committee at the St. bur
tholomew Athletic club 0:1 Monday evening at s
BROOKLYN HORSE SHOW IN APRIL.
Tho fifteenth annual horse show of tho Riding
and Driving Club of Drooklyn will be held at tho
clubhouse, P-»rk I'lazu. und Vanderbllt avenue, on
April 9, 10. 11' and 12. The show promises to be the
best ever held in Brooklyn, the prize list contain
ing thirty-eight classes for saddle horses, ]>oU>
ponies, hunters and Jumpers, tandems, four-in
hands and carriage horses and appointments, will
be ready for distribution next week. Kntrka closd
on March 23. •
The Judges for harness horses, tandems and four
in-hands uro J. W. Ogden. Walter P. Bliss an.l E.
Victor Loi'W, jr.; saddle horses, L. E. Waring and
Jtobert Maclay; hunters and Jumpers. Robert L.
Gerry, Richard Newton. Jr.. and George D. Schlef
f-.lln, and polo pocies, Wllltaa A. Uazard aA«X
X«ouU 12. Stoddarc.
GIANTS AT LOS AXGELES.
McGraw Meets His Men, and Spring
Practice Begins.
Los Angeles. March I.— Sixteen members of the
New York National League baseball team arrived
here last night, .ml were met at the station by
John J. McOraw, Devlin and Shannon, who have
been here several weeks. The men were in good
condition, to all appearances.
Practice began to-day at Chutes Park. The men
were not called on to do much hard work, as Mc-
Graw believes In beginning slowly to avoid stiff
muscles end sore arms. Some of the players irer<)
too ambitious as It was, and acted to-night as if
th' ■■>■ ere sorry.
McQraw did not appear to be upset at the ab
sence of Bowcrman. Donlin and Mullln, and all he
would say was: "Well, we have plenty of good men
ami don't have to worry."
Philadelphia, March There was a genera] *xr>
dus of baseball players from hero fcr tha Southern
tralnln grounds to-day. Th i American Leaguo
players, headed by Manager Mack. left late In the
afternoon for Martin Springs, Tex. The majority
of the phll.nl. Iphla National League plajrera left
to-nlßht for Savannah an the steam r Menim%c
' ! » ( i the remainder! including Manager Murray, will
leave on Monday.
A rumor i-oir.ts from I.".- An •< ■: se, the
it lint hn Hunan, will n«.t elga a
that he
: : iw In Saa
Cal
MOTOR BOAT TROPHY.
Design Decided On for Cup Offered
for Race to Bermuda.
• The Joint committee of the Motor Teat Club of
America ar.d tho Royal Bermuda Yacht Club has
selected the desiir:: for the $U«xrcui> presented by
a member of the New York Yacht Club for the
motur boat race to U«-rmuda, and the trophy will
bo finished at an early day. It will be of silver,
about time feet In height, on an ebony base. At
tho baso of the cur> will bo tho wt.rds "The* Ber
muda Cup."
On the face of the cup will be an etched scene
ehowlntr a c-ruislr.i; motor boat m v seaway, and
uLove tho boat the flags of tho Motor Boat Club
of America ar.d tho Royal Bermuda Yacht Club
and the private t^Z or tee dor.or. enamelled in
relief. On t!j.> reverse side will be tho inscription.
At '•■ bnae of th«{two handles of the cup will bo
two di-hpc-d female tlKur^s with the laurel wreaths
of vktory In iheir outstretched hands, while the
.Tviienil decorations will Include the Southern
palms. th.- liirmiifln li!!.s jiti.l marine cbjerts ar
tistically blended about the body of the cup.
Tho race is open to seaworthy lioms of not loss
than thlrty-r.lno fee* ov.-r all und not r.:ore th.m
sixty feet over n\\. Any f,.rm of Internal combus
tion motor may be employed U>t propulsion pur
poses. No boat will be allowed to i<um with less
than five ir>. n on board, <>n.- of whom shall be .i
practical navigator, one a practical etit,Mn.->r and at
leaht half of i-aeh crew must be nrwtt'ur?. Tho
time :ill<uv:i:i<-e shall !><• •..•■• So p.-r cent of
the American Power lio.u Association tal>le on a
basis of CCO nautical miles. Tho entries will bo
received up to twenty days before trie -tart ..f the
nice, which will be from the station <>!" the Motor
IJoat Club of America on Saturday. June 8. at 3
o'clock In the afternoon.
' »
TIMELY AUTO TOPICS.
Routes Suggested for the Glidden
Tour— Motor School
As a bone of contention the Glidden tour appears
to be just as meaty as ever, and the sugijesticris
concerning it are becoming ,of Infinite variety.
The executive committee of the American Auto
mobile Association has recommended that th* run
start from Chicago and go to Washington, D.» C.
A number of active Chicago motorists are opposed
to this. They do not v.ant the run to start from
the Illinois metropolis, but to start from New York
and finish at Chicago. This suits ■ number of
New Yorkers and many other Easterners, who say
that the run should cither start or finish there.
There is a growing sentiment, however, of
lengthening the tour, and If this is done a route
could be selected thai would please every one.
One good suggestion comes from \v. W. Burke, of
New York, who proposes a start from New York
and go by way of the lake cities to Chicago, thence
to Pittsburg, and back to Now York by way of
Harrisburg and Philadelphia. At the tim«« of the
New York show Philip B. Pthin, the Ptttsburg en
thusiast, suggested a route starting from New
York, going to Cleveland, then to Ptttsburg and
by way of Chambersburg to Washington thence
l.ii. kto New York. Th! route, if modified 'so as to
go to Chicago before turn east gain would
have the virtue of :•■ Ing a compromise that would
touch nil the points suggested by all the other
route makers and yet be non« too ion • for a
thoroughgoing contest. It will l*> hard to Dlease
the majority except by a long run.
Sixty-one automobiles were imported last month
their total valuation being 5189.601 v.. as against
fifty-live cars, valued at 888,961 S3. for February
1506, and forty-five cars, valued at $1G1,367 6&t for
February. ISOS. This shows a slight Increase, but
when the two months. January and February are
taken for each of toe three years a derided de
crease is shown thia year from. last. During the
two months In 19*3 U3 can cam.' In. valued at
$«C,3C0«3. while the figures for UOB were 191 cars
and IBKLMBB7, and for 1907 only 173 ears and sSES..
16131. The appraiser's statement contains no Com
ment on -these figures, but they would certainly
seem to give some Indication of the recent develon
raent of the American automobile industry.
The adoption of the six cylinder engine for motor
boats Is a further step toward the vindication of
this type of motor. When it la employed In high
grade product it appears to be the exact balance of
power. Every experienced man who has handled a
six cylinder car concedes that ii is the correct
halting place, four cylinders furnishing impulses
too Infrequent and eight cylinders being nr<me t..
overlap.
It Is not difficult to understand why automobile
In 'a sovereign remedy for brain fug and nervous
Ills. a man cannot tool a big car atonic the road
properly and worry about business affairs at the
sarat) time.
The automobile school of tho "West Side Young
Men's Christian Association, which is run under
tho general supervision of an advisory committee,
of which Dave 11. Morrl\ Wlnthrep E. Scarritt
and A. K. Shuttuck. representing the Automobile
Club of America, and Augustus Post, represent
ing the American Automobile Association, ur<*
members, will start its spring term on March C.
Since the school was started, in i:«>l. under the
patronage and advice of the Automobile club of
America, its growth has been remarkable. Last
year it had GSO students, and this year the total
enrolment is expected to reach nearly eight hun
dred before the end of tho buuscm. About half of
these students arc owners of machines, and the
other half are young men who wish to secure
places as chauffeurs or in other mechanical capac
ities connected with to* »utumoblie busUMu.
HARVARD MEETS DEFEAT
Columbia Swimmers Win Clean Cut
Victory in Tank.
Columbia's swimming team won a clean-cut vic
tory over Harvard last night in a dual meet in the
local gymnasium, winning by a score of 29 points
to 24. Tho Blue and White water polo team was
also successful, winning over the Crimson by a
score of 1 to 0.
Tho feature of the evening was a match race be
twoen C. M. Daniels and L. S. Crane, of the New
York Athletic Club, for two hundred feet. Daniels
proved an easy winner. Ho took the load at the
start, end. swimming with an easy crawl stroke,
added to it slightly over the first hundred feet. On
the return Journey he changed to the trudseoa
stroke, with which he has inado his lens distant
records, and finished a pood ten feet in the lead.
Crane used the crawl stroke all the way Daniels
lowered the record of the Columbia tank by 2 2-3
seconds. his time for the distance being 37 1-5 sec
onds. The old record was held by C. D. l.'rabertach.
Later Da;. swam two lengths of tho tank to give
an exhibition of his trudseon stroke. He did not
extend himself, and no time was taken.
In the water polo game Columbia clearly demon
strated her superiority ov. r Harvard, in spite of
the small score. Only once did Harvard have even
SO much as a chanca to score. Columbia began of
fensive work Immediately after the whlstlo blew,
when Brown received th© ball and started for the
Harvard goal. There was a brie? scrimmage, ar.d
tho ball came out. but Brown got it again and
passed* lt to llolslag, who disappeared, to rise di
rectly in front of the goal, from where it was easy
for him to score.
In the second half Columbia did some bad pass
ing that put the ball in tho hands of her opponents
several times. Palliser and Bassstt were rocks at
defence, however, and, despite the strenuous efforts
of the Harvard forwards, they could not get past
these men. Near the end of the half Halpta scored
again for Columbia, but because of a foul the goal
was r.ot counted.
The plunge for distance was an Interesting con
test. After three trials Matz. of Columbia, and
Hardy, of Harvard, were tied for first place at
45 feet. On his last plunge Foutz. of Columbia,
went 47 feet 3 laches.
The relay race furnished a hard struggle, and
was finally won by Columbia. Arkush. of the
Momir.gside team. was slow in starting:, giving his
opponent. Howe, a lead of two yards, which tho
Harvard man increased to four yards by the end of
200 feet. MacKonzie took up the swlmrair; for
Columbia, and gained on Quintan, reducing his
lead by half. The next relay, between Matt, of
Columbia, and Farley, of Harvard, was a hard
tight, with tho advantage slightly in favor of the
Columbia man. who was on even terms with bis
opponent when they finished. McKlnlay then took
up the swimming for Columbia and gained foot by
foot on Wlthington. the last Harvard man, winning
the race by about three yards and scoring eight
points for Columbia.
McKtelay took first place In the 100-yard swim.
gettmg the lead at the start and holding it to the
end. Withinston. of Harvard, made a determined
effort to catch him after suffering a misfortune at
»ho beginning that put htm back several f e. t
Later, Withlngton won the GO-yard swim while
Farley, of Harvard, captured the £?>-yard race Li
e.:sy fashion in 3 minutes ii 4-3 seconds. The ''ifm
maries follow:
Relay race tSOO — Won by Columbia (J. Arkush.
O. M. MacK«ut«, L. Mats and C. M McKla:ay); Harvard
jwithfngtoa. Wulnlan. Farley L :.i Howe), second. Tim.-,
Fancy dlTtogw by 3. E. Goodwin. Harvard with
2S-* joints; Z. p. Balpta, Columbia. MCOttl with wV»
points; ii O. *Juiterr>:-. Colombia. Ihii with pcir.ts
Une-hurdred-yariJ «wlrn — Wen by C. SI. ilcivir.'ay c>
hnnbla; U. Wlthln-rton. Harvard. -..:.: A. Arkßsb.
Columbia, third. Tin*.-. l:0u.
two-hunJreU-foot match race — Wen by C" II Danie'3"
L. 8 Vntnm. second. Tim*. 0:51
Two-hur.ured-and-twentr-yar.l — Won by X Fur
ley. Harvard; L. Howe. Harvard sccor.U; O. 51. McKlr.
lay, Columbia, third. Time, 3:O£V
Raasii fcr distance— Won by A. Fouts. Columbia win*
a plunge ■ i 47 it. 3 Jr..; L l:. Hardy. Harvard and U
Matz. Columbia. '.!• for jecor.d rim ut 4ti feel
riftv-v .: ■who— Won by P. Wtthlnston. Harvard: L.
Matz. Oilumbla. second; J. B. Quto IlirvarJ third.
Time. «i.'."j*s.
WATER polo.
Columbia (lj. X'csltl?r3. HarvariJ <0).
Haipla ii. f Wtich
H y.sUs ■-. 1* Karley
Urown i.. P Merrlara
Bbstll 11. It Manila*
i'.a.3eet: K. o Whitney
Paillter. l. c, Rcblnaua
Goal — Holabur. ColvmMa. Itercr^e — L. S. Crane. New
Ycrk Athletic i Inb. Tim cf fcaives. 5 minutes.
STAR CHAMBER SESSION.
Loam Tenis Committee Meets Be
hind Closed Doors.
Lawn tennis affairs principally the international
chalteaso und the scheduUna of tournaments, were
discussed bihir.d closed doors last night by the em
ecutive committee of the United Slat. -.4 Nution.il
Lawn Tennis Association. Their meeting was heli
in the Waldorf-Astoria and was preceded by tho
usual dinner, which was objected, to as iin unwar
ranted expense at the annual meeting early last
month.
Secretary Palmer E. Presbrej declined to give
out any pfflctnl Information. It waa said by others.
however, that the challenge to England for tho
Dwlght P. Davia international cup had be«?:i duly
CAbled during the day. and that while the make-in
of the team had not been definitely decided upon,
that the committee favored William J. Clothier.
the national champion; Karl 11. Behr and Harold
11. Hackett thy latter to play in doubles. It was
■aid that ull of thrso were ready to make tho trip
abroad.
The list of tournaments and championships, was
reported to be twice the length of the list of last
season, and the committee was busily engaged in
working out the problem at a hue hour last ni^ht.
It la expected that the action of tho committee will
be made public to-day.
The executive committee Is composed of Dr.
James I>wtgnt, of Boston, president of the asso
elation; Palmer E. Presbrey, of Boston; Willlara A.
Lamed, Summit. N. J.; L»w«j,-ht F. l>avt.-». St. Louis;
Kretgh Collins. Chicago; Raymond 1> Little. New
York: William J. Clothier, Philadelphia: Wolcombo
Ward. New York; A. 1.. Hosklr.s. Philadelphia;
Frederick OeoTB« Anderson. Brooklyn, and L. 1).
Scott, Atlanta.
TIGERS FORFEIT MEET TO N. Y. V.
The l*r!nceti>n gymnastic teant forfeited tho
dual meet to New York University last eight, be
cause of a ruling of the faculty. The team came
to New York, however, and took part m an In
teresting exhibition at University Heights.
»
HARVARD FRESHMEN DEFEAT YALE.
Cambridge. Mass.. March 1. — In ■ fast game of
basketball here to-night the Harvard freshmen
five defeated the Tale freshmen by a score of £3
to 17.
NEW ORLEANS ENTRIES TO-DAY.
FIRST RACK — HOO. 8I» furlongs.
Nun:e. Wl. | Name. \V.
Excitement U3iVe«M »l '
Ketlned l»>.i:«rtmont M
Blua Date ........ M No Quarur 8»
SECOND RACE Selling: purao Sett Six furlonca.
l>apple Gold liw. Vertl*»t »« ,
Knl«bU>a Bal»»h< ,1 in •
Prlnoa of Coins J«Wi<Jothollne M
M;irv,l l- l«a| lnv,Mln«nc« XT :
Bert cigra M3J tllKKlubothara 80 !
i....iy Carol i< - A'.anle <sj •
Oak Gruve ll'l!N<Mra jo !
Do Oro ! >t>S',
Till HACK— Selling; purso $tVO. One aaj one-a!x
. nth miles.
Lady EllUim I10;f!raeo Larsea 03 i
Redcoat lost foreigner U3i
TtnUn- 102 Kaiserhi-il? sg I
Klavlpr.y i;ki.J!>u live It M> •
FOiriiTll RACE XKW <•:'.!. HANS CITY RAILWAYS i
II VNI>I» Al'. $10.000 aJdeU. Or.» and one-«Utei;Rtli :
miles. I
St. Valentine I«S' J'asa.iena UT ■
■lAdy Navarre Ii« : The CKcttahsma v; \
TIU-,lnit 100 ixml Ask A:. 04
John L. India 102 Forelsm-r M ,
•Jumes Raddick l«!i Paragon .- S3
Koyal BNaea veil
•try.
PIFTH RACE— Puree ?r.o<>. One rail.".
<.s<>li!smlth l"O':.i«:)t Note V! i
Keator liMt Woixlsaw 07
licaterllnK HCiSI. Jio t»7 :
Columbia Ulrl loo!lte>l Ituty t»J ;
Qiaaa4a i<m;
FIXTH RACE— Purse $SCO. Two miles.
lluntlngton l(i=>GlUten 10i>
Little itkia UNI l<r. Youn ...\ M
Itrilllant ii,-i S Etta M 03
SEVENTH RACE— Selling; pur»o S*CO. one ana one
. sixteenth miles.
Bponite Cake 110 1 liyechith I*3
Fonaolnca lU> Hors^raJlsh mh
Boooma B»lk< 1;* ! The Qlad Corsair. U>'»
Aetcrisic |A3 Sonata urn
" a , u f^ v;,— - »— H^.!J» ".".'. 80
Triple Silver lnj Aura — -» ...02
Katie Powers. iusl ~ \
* " n
BROKERAGE FIRM DISSOLVED.
The brokerage firm of Achmore & Luts has been I
dissolved, to be succeeded by the firm of Ashmoro. i ,
Lutz & Hitchcock, the members of which are 11. T. i
Ashmoie. Frederic Luts and Charles Hitchcock. Jr. '
The nrm has taken new offices at No. £> Broad i
struct, deals In all unlisted securities and makes j
a specialty of 'Wttcrburj- Company, common and i
SieierreO. j
!SROOmNTIJNKF.LOP£.N
Both Tubes Completed — Engineers
Inspect Work.
Both tub's of the tunnel from the Battery to
Brooklyn am new completed, the connection be.
tween the two sections of the southern tube having
been made yesterday afternoon. It was expected
that the two gangs would meet about 2 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. So certain were the contrac
tors that this would be accomplished et the sched
uled hour that the engineers of the Rapid Transit
Commission, the Subway Construction Company
and th© officials of the contracting firm were all
present at that time.
Connections were established between toe two
sections of the north tub» on December 18. The
sub-contract for the tunnel from Battery Park to
and under Furman street and up the hill to illnroa
street. Brooklyn, was a portion of contract 2, of
ttie rapid transit system, and wa3 let by the Rapid
Transit Subway Construction Company to Andrew
Onderdonk. the sub-contractor, for whom Walter
I. Alms was chief engineer. In 1302. The New Tork
Tunnel Company was organized to back Mr. Onder
uor.k. who died on May 1. 19C3. Just before his
death Mr. Onderdcnk assigned his contract to his
backers.
The gars which completed the work went oa
at noon. The Brooklyn gan? was particularly
ar.xlous to break down the last bit of earth and
push their boss through. The moment the hole
was large enough he was pushed through it by his
men. popping up among the members of the gang
from the Manhattan side. Ha and his gang at
once walked through to Manhattan, white the
other gang crawled through the hole and walked to
Brooklyn. Then the invited guests, after the hole
had been enlarged, walked through the entire
length of the bore.
One of the oSlc'ala of the company said, after
the connections between the two bores had, been
established:
It is remarkable to not« how free from fatal
accident tfils work has bees. Some of this must
be ascribed to the unusual good fortune, as. tor
instance, ia the case of Richard Creedon, who was
blown uy clear through the bed of the river and
swam ashore without any physical discomfort
whatever: and also, much of the credit for tii»
absence nf fatalities 13 Uue to the character of
:.:en eu?*»ye<l on the work.
Too nTttcn cannot be said for the skilled labor
furnished by the Compressed A!r Workers' Union,
Mathew Slorlurty. delegate, whose members ar*
known as "sand liogs." The sobriquet "sand hos"
has become a title cl honor. The "sand hos" goes
; head with his work without self-gloriScatlon or
any 'playing to the galleries," ana with an affhana
manner that would Indicate lack of Interest; but
when the time of danger conies there ia a quici
C It is to these men that the credit la duo for th»
work, but they must have leaders, and the leader
in the case of the New York Tunnel Company is
Thomas J. Brown, general superintendent. Thomas
J. Brown's stiff is made up. first, of his assistant,
a trained engineer, John W. Goodridse. ar.d hia ci«
fice engineer. Arthur Ondtrdonk. a son of Andrew
• )nk
7.13 Manhattan staff is mcuJe up of his general
foreman. Thomas Mullen, who has as his principal
assistant Oglen llerriil. a trained engineer, and
on the Brooklyn side is Henry Barnes, with 1..3
principal assistant. F. A. Snyder. a trained engi
neer.
■ Too much iredit for th- accomplishment of the
work cannot be given to Robert Richardson, mas
ter mechanic on the Brooklyn biO who hus run a
plant -»urr.!shln-? yi*.COO cubic feet of air an hour to
the tunrels.
On tha M.mhatta.i si 1 ■ James T ; .r.;.-Vs record has
been the same It hasn't been necessary for him
to furnish quite as much air. but hi> has furnished
it l.i the same safe and competent manner. an 4
th»y both did tha work with licensed engineers fur
tished by the engineers' union. Matthew McCoa
ville. delegate.
PRINCETON SWIMMERS BEAT TALE.
Tigers Win Six Out of Seven Events — Hew
Haven Men Score at Water Polo.
[By T>!?sniph to T'..e Tribune. ]
Princeton. N. J.. March I.— Princeton easily de
feated the Tale swimmers in Bsataw tank to-nig;hs
by a score of 33 to 14. The Tigers outclassed taa
Yala men. winning first and second in each of six
events out of seven.
Sherman, of Yale, won the plunge for distance.
with 60 feet. Mer.ge!. of Talc, was second. Cham
bers won both the o0 and l» yard dashes fur
Princeton m good time.
The Tis- ■:- after completely overwhelming the
Yale men in intilvivlual work ixiauo v. poor showing
against the -team work of Yale in the polo game
t....t endKd Ine meet. Yale winnix by the score o*
10 to I. The summaries follow:
P.elar r*C»-— Won by Princeton, with Chambers. Ralll.
Eav.tarn acd Abbey.
yiunge for distance — Sherman. Ta'e. CO fe<st. first:
3lrrg<-l. Yale ."•■ ft«t. second; HJ.'.lju lr.. Princeton. 4-4
ft. ii m.
l'!ft>-yar.l ■■till — C!-.aTnbfrs. Princftcn. Rr3t: I>awbarTi.
PrteCttMh stconl: Msßgtti YaLo. third. Time. o:^7-^.
Twr> tinntfrsit wrat twtnTj jinl swim — Goniiti, i'r:ac«on.
frst; Abb*y. Pxicceun. second ; Peters. Yale. ir.irJ.
Time.
t'T: t .-Uunilrt<l-yar(l swim — Charcbtra. Princeton. Srst;
Kt*itm't. Prtnect^n. ■orcnil. Milgs, Ys!e. th:rd. Tln-.u.
I:SS.
I'Uln?— t>c*m. Prir.cetan. ana Peters. Ya!e. tied. wHn *
points i^o?».
WENDEL COUBT BECOirVENED.
Brigadier General Lloyd Issues Order a*
— Captain May Present Evidence.
[By TMegmrh to The Tribune. 1
Troy, N. V. March L— Brigadier General Jnmct
11. Lloyd issu«*3 an order to-Jay for reconvening
the Nutlorr»l Ousr«l court of inquiry hi the case of
Captain Louis Wcndel. of the Ist Cattery. It
will be he.M in the state armory in this city on
Monday r.ight. At this time Captain Wendel -uri'.l
have an opportunity to present evidence to; r^f:;ta
ttu> testimony linst him at th bearings in Now
York on February 11 an ! 12. Th« result o* the
hearings will reach Governor Hcgoe* on Tuesday,
and it Is expected that he will immediately appoint
a court martial.
GENERAL JCCELYN RETIRED.
Washington, March I.— Brigadier Genera! S. P.
Jocelyn. commanding the Department of : M Co
lumbia, with headquarters at Vancouver Barracks,
Washington, wu.-' transferred to the retired ::. t of
the army on account of ;!gt> to-»!ay. Tlie vacancy
thua created In the list of brigadier generals will
ba rllle.l by the promotion of Colonel Charles U.
Hall. ISth Infantry. i:: charge cf th* Infantry and
cavalry school :U Fort L«-avin-vt.rth, Kansas.
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