Racquets •*, Baseball .& Motor Boat Show * _Chess *& Other Sports
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FOUR PLAYERS LEFT
BEKM FIGHT FOR TITLE
r AT RACQUETS.
Waterbunj Beaten. While McCor
mirk Defeats Fearing in Hard
Km matches marked ths second round In the
national amateur racquet championship tourna
ment on the court cf the New York Racquet and
Tennis Club yesterday. The survivors for the semi
final round are Harold F. McCormick. of Chicago;
Payne Whitney, of the tome club: George H.
Brooke, of Philadelphia, and George C. Clarke. Jr..
a!«o of the home club. Thtry will meet in the order
As If anticipating hard-fought contests, the club
members turned out in force, so that every point
of vantage was occupied throughout the greater
part of the day. At th* outset the home crowd
received a setback in the defeat of Lawrence
Waterbcry aT the hands of Brooke. The former
national champion never succeeded in setting into
JUs stroke, and. In fact, his game h»d none cf
that l-rilllancy which marked his decisive victory
the previous day over W. J. Feron. one of the
Or: the other hand, Brooko speedily reached the
top of his game, and his fast service enabled him
to win the first set In four hands. It was the
same story throughout the two succeeding sets.
Brooke scoring repeatedly on i-peedy service and
brilliant returns along the wall. His placing also
k»rt Watertwry on the Jump.
Th» scores were as follows:
-win 1 1 i . i ? ' 2", i
A.cc« by *»nl<-«— Watertury. 4, Brooke. S. Ace» by
—^Vsterbur'-. 4: Brook*. 4.
BiW.. 2 00201 640 0 I—l 6
*•,>•■ 0 OO4OXOOBIX— »
A«?e* *>" •—■. <V. - Brooke. S. W*terfcury. *- Ace* by
X BdBBJ Bruoke, T. Waterbury. 6-
* : ..^r - :.:.:.'.7.7.\ * 4 0 0 2 »-lO
Ace* by rerrice — Brooke, 7. WMerburr. 4. •*»•• by,
•isrlnjr— krooJci. *: Waterbury. 6
Jleferee. F. T. Polk. Racquet and T«u.!s CJub; marker.
Clarke had O. A. Thome, of Chicago, for an op
yon*nt in the next match, and the former never
really hud to extend himself, winning the first set
In five hands. A run of nine saved Clarke in the
liext set. at a time when things seemed to be
■a^oirr decidedly in favor of the Westerner. Thome
ran hi* score up to 11 in the third and decisive set,
only to have Clarke secure the necessary points.
The winner played the same dashing sort of
racquets that enabled him to defeat H. I. Scott, of
Boston, on Tuesday.
The scores were a? follows:
Clar<o . . : O 8 5 1 I—
VhOT-Do 4 1 I * X — 8
Ac-» tv »er«ic*— Clarke, 6; Thorne, 6. Ac»« by piscine
•—Clarke. ]<>: Thoni*. 3.
Clartie ♦ « 1 1 » -IS
Thorn* ' 1 3 •» 3 0 x-1.~
Aoe« r> eervico-^JaiJie. »; Thorne, * Area by plaint
— Clarke" T . : nmc. 7. Aces by oi>ponenfß oissec —
<~l«j-ke. Z. Thorr*. 1. TmRpgET
r- fc« .-• S • I t »" 1 » 1 I—ls
rtaom. V- .■."-.■ .".".'■ °■© • 1 4• 1 • B— «1
Ace* ty »ervlp»— Clarke, •; Thome. 7. Ac*« by placing
• lark* 4 mi by opponent* mi»»— Clarke, L
Releree— G. i. Fearlas. Boston. Marker— John Mul
From a competitive point of view the match of
the day was that between McCormick and George
R. Fearing, of Boston, in which the former won
after five hard fought pets that -Bill probably. go
en record as one cf ihe most sensational ever
played at the local club, requiring no tees than
plxty-three hands to decide. Fearing, always a re
sourceful player, besides possessing the faculty for
quickly getting acquainted with all th« angles of
» court, evidently, expected to tire out McCor
mick. In this, however, the former reckoned with
out hi* host, for the winner of the Tuxedo gold
racket never faltered throughout the protracted
n'ruggie, which lasted ell of two hours.
McCwmick won the first s*t. 15— 12. but Fearing
turned the tables in the next ay a strong finish,
fifteen hands being required. McCormick then won
the third pet by the same score as the first.
The fourth pet proved the best of the match. Mc-
Conalek had an easy chance to win on tha game
ball, but missed an easy phot. Ke-arir.? then won
the set, the decisive stroke being of the lucky
order, the ball rebounding from Fearing racket
after on* of the beet rallies of the day. The stroke
gave the ball Just sufficient force to strike the
wal! a few- Inches above the tell-tale.
Tb* £ft& and deciding set was hard fought all
the way. but McCormick finally won by 15—
largely through his strong service.
The scores follow:
rearing ......* 0260101 "0 o—l2
aieCormlek 24t'O0R20S" 1—
Ac** br *er«ie<!>— F»»rlar. 5: McOonnick. 4. Aces by
placing— F«« rlnit. 4. McCormick. 4. Aces t>y opponent's
slssee— Fe»ria«t. 3: McCormick. S.
aiCarmlck O 01 1002010102A1— 9
pearler .. " * 2 2 o i <> « 0 1 3 * 0 4 2—15
Aces by «erviee McCormick. 4; Feerlns. 7. Aces by
•lacing — (wmick. 3: Fearing:. L Aces by opponent's
— MoConcUk. 2: Fesrlosr. 7
r«»r!n« . . . 4 0003108001 o—l2
McConclck --O 01620011 12 I—ls
. Ace« br s«-rlc» — 6. McOormtcic. 3. Axes by
r'&rir.g FV«.rtn«. 2; McCormick. 1.. Aces by opponent's
— FeariSK, 5; McCortaJck. 7
KrCorraicic ..■>'> 3 « 0 4 « 8 1 1 2 2—lB
rearing .2 2100 23132 I—l 7
Aces by snta —^McCormlck. 11. r«artag. 12. Ac* by
r!BJ-lt;R — McOormJck. 2; Fearing, 2. Ac*» by opponent's
SBSsno— atcCormlck. 3. Feat leg. 3.
r**rtar , - ° JOl*»2*0003 I—ll
UoCorcslclt 0 1001140304 2—15
Arc* by — Ftsarlo*. i; SlcConnick, 9. Aces by
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I THE STANDARD TOR CHAMPAGNE QUAUTY
BEALS C. WRIGHT HOME.
Says Climate Handicapped Laicn
Tennis Team in Australia. „
Beats C Wright, who. with F. B. Alexander,
failed in the que«t for the Dwight F. Davis lawn
tennis cup in far off Australia last December, ar
rived home yesterday on the steamer Prins Frled
He spoke in glowing terms of the courteous treat
ment accorded the American team in Melbourne,
and •xpressed the opinion that the cup might have
been won and returned to thii country if the <••!
mate of Australia had not proved a distinct handl-
Alexander did not return with Wright, m he is
visiting in Southern Franco.
LASKER MEETS DEFEAT.
Rubinstein Outplays the World's
Champion in Chess Tourney.
[By Cable to The Tribune. 1
St. Petersburg. Feb. 18.-The third round of th«
international chess masters' tournament was played
in this city to-day, the feature being the game
between Rubinstein and Lasker. The former con
ducted the white pieces, and brought about the
first sensation of the tourney by beating Lasker.
The other results were as follows: Cohn beat
Duras, Mleses won against Nenarakow. Burn lost
to TeJchmann. while Spielmann beat Snoisko-
Borowskl. The other games, namely. Schlechter
vs. Perils. Flelschmann vs. Vtdmar, Freymann vs.
Speyer. Balwe vs. Tartakower and Dus-Ohotimlrskl
vs. Bernstein, were drawn. The record to date
Competitor*. Won. I^st. ! Competitor*. Wen /Lost.
Rubinstein 3 " jToichmacn ' **
Bernstein 2"4 14 Bum .--•■ » -
cl i, n 2 1 , Dus-Ohotlmlrskl .1 •
Miesea". 3 1 T::ra.. J »
gO«;manr. 2 I jFleischmann 1 -
Tfcrtakower 3 1 ..Sal we *■■■? ~
Vidmar 2 1 ;Bchle<-hter -•••••••• * -
Leaker 14 1 ; * Snoeko-Borowskl... 1 -
Nenarakow 1 '» 1l ! Sp"y*«r A. A.
Peril* II 1 * lHlFreyxr.ann l * «' 1
BLUES WELL DIVIDED.
W. A. McGibbons Wins Tic-ice in
Saddle Horse Classes.
Lehman Strauss and W. A. McGlbbons divided
the honors last night at the second of the series of
horse shows held at the American Hors« Exchange.
The jury system of judging, which was introduced
by Frances M. Ware, was used in every class, ex
cept those for huntsrs, in which Dr. F. C. Gren-
Fid- acted *lone-
Lehman $trausa's showy bay gelding X«>mo car
ried off the blue ribbon In Class 9 for runabout ,
horses, with Eugene Yon Bach's rhestnut gelding
Dr. Budd second. In the class for novice harness
horses Mr. Strauss came to the front again with a
handsome bay mare called Diana. W. A. McGib
bon's entries won in the saddle classes, first choice
falling to the brown gelding Romance In the light
weight cJang. while Moscow carried off the blue in
Class 16. which was for horses carrying up to 200
There was an unusual display of had manners
In Class 21 for jumpers, most of the horses refus
ing the fen<*cs- The blua ribbon was finally carried
away by Martin Ayl ward's brown peldlnir Nigger,
with James Schweiger up. T. Kenny's Former won
the red ribbon In thin cteaa and the yellow was
fastened on th« bridle of th« "Whltegate Stable's
The summary folio jp:
■"•:»*« 21 (Jumper*) — Martin Anwar* » br. X NMfger.
linden, by J. S»e!g-ert, won; T. Kennies b m. Former.
second; Whltegata Stable's iUllche»ter, third.
Class 1 (r.ovioe, ham«« borw»») — Lehman ?»raTi!«r» b.
m. r>ian«. won; eh. ir. etHke a LJght. second; Lehman
Strauss'* eh. g- Calome. third.
Class 11 fnovlce. saddle, liar— 9 — TTirls. O. Brown** >>
* Mansfield won; K. G. McElwalnes eh. m. Fanta«>-.
second; W. A. McGlbbon's b. g. Tip Top. third.
Class IS (saddle horses, under 15.2 banded— J.
Rraa's b. m- \j*At Brook tron; George Watßon. •- '•.
eh. g. Royal Gem. second: H. G. McElwalne • rh. m.
•"lass «J (Kits horseev— TVTilwsate Ftab>'» hr X Lexis
Rani won: C. E. Mjrick'« b. g Judf« T*.ft. second;
■William Carr's eh. g. etrlk* a L'-sht, third.
Ciaa» I* fjaddle hcrses. up to carrying 200 potin<Js>—
■W A. MrGibbons b- g. Moscow won: Thomas J. Ryan'*
b. •;". Tale, aeoond; Godfrey Free--*'* oh. g. Bismarck,
Class 4 (STifi« barneos riOTsre; selllTig da—)- wmiw
Carr's rh. tc. F*rlk» « I.lph' won: A. P Sot»ldo"« br. g. i
Ix>rd P. second. Thomas J. Ryan's b. m. Lady Brook. I
Clasi 1" (saddle hem*, up to carrying 160 pound*)— j
V.- A McGibbon'* br. r. T?omtn<-e. nor James Schwei- I
rer*s blk. g. Midnight, second; Chris. O. Brown's b. ( j
MassSeld. third. j
Class 0 frunabout horse*)— lyhmin RaaM'l b. 5 t
Sunn won: Eug'De Yon Barh'e eh. g. Dr. B'ldd. second; j
Thomas J. Ryan's b. m. Lady Brook, third. I
SPORTS AT COLUMBIA.
Hillman and Baxter to Help in
Training the Track Team.
B»rrne Wefers. the coach of th«» Columbia track
team, has enlisted the aid of Harry Hillroan and
Hugh Baxter, both of the New York Athletic Club.
In training the Columbia athletes. Hillman has had
the privilege of the Columbia athletic field for
training purposes for some time, and he will lend a
hand In teaching the hurdlers, while Baxter will
turn his attention to the pole vaulters. The regu
lar outdoor work of the Columbia men will begin as
soon as the weather permits. As South Field is to
undergo extensive improvements this spring, th«
men will have to do much of their training on th«
field at Columbia. OvaL
Cornell will meet th» undefeated Columbia
basketball team in their second match of the series
in the Columbia gymnasium to-night. Th* Blue
and White- easily triumphed over the I tha cans in a
game played earlier in the season, and since that
time, have given some wonderful exhibitions.
According to the rules of the Intercollegiate Rifle
Association, the matches for the Intercollegiate
championship will be held on the home ranges of
the teams competing. Arrangements have been
made by the Columbia rifle team to shoot the match
at the TIM Regiment Armory on March 30. Of the
team that won the championship for Columbia last
season A. B. Moss. D. Agramonte and K. B. Rib
let are still in the university.
plselnr— Feariur. 11: McOrmlc*. 8. Aces by orponenra
uuiutcs— Fearing-. f>: KcOonnicfc. 3
Refer»«, M 8. Paton. Racquet and Tennis Club; marlo
sr. Grorgn Ptandlre.
"With W. Johnson out of form, Payne Whitney
had little difficulty In winning the last match of
the day In straight sets. The last set went to
love, although Whitney required nine hands before
securing the necessary 16 points.
The scores ware as follows:
Johcson 0 3 0 11 1 — 8
Whltnejr « » 0 1 8 3—15
Ace* by — John«r>n, 1; Whitney. 5. a<mu by
plur'.nir— Johnson. 3; Whitney, 5. Aces by opponent's
misses — Johnson. 1; Whitney. '••
Whitney I 5G20100220S 3—
Johnson 2 1.2 2 O O O 0 1 0 1 O x 9
Ac«* by serrloe Whitney, 7: Johnson. 4- Are* by
placing-— Johnson. 2; Whitney. 2. aom by opponent's
misses — Johnson, 8; Whitney, 6.
Whitney : O 6 1 0 a 6 0 O 1—
Johnson - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0
Aces by service— Whitney. 8. Aces by placing—
ney. 4 Aces by opponent's misses — Whitney, 3.
Referee. <"'■ 'A. Thorn*. Chicago; rafcrker, j. Mulllns.
PHILADELPHIA CRI«KETERS WTNT.
Kingston. Jamaica. Feb. la.— ln their second match
with the All-Jamaica eleven to-day the Philadel
phia cricketers won by a wicket and 170 runs. The
Philadeiphians ran up a total of 183 yesterday and
scored 2?1 for nine wickets In the second Innlncs
to-da7. c total of 40*. with a wickat to spare. Th»
A! 1 -Jamaicans finished the flret Inning* with 150,
anil to-day were all out tor 84. a total of ML
FOBDHAM FOOTBALL DINNER.
The alumni of Fordham College gave a dinner to
the 1908 football team of Fordham last night at the
Graduates" Club, Ko. 11 East «th street. Howard
Garger made the principal speech of the evening,
while other addresses were made by Commissioner
••Bill" Edwards, captain of the Princeton University
team in 1900, and Deputy Commissioner "Jim"
Hogaji. captain of the Yale University team in UO4.
S-jv-raJ alumni alrt> made brief addresses.
REW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. FRIDAY. FEBRrABT 19. 1909.
Ttilliam to Get Long *Re*rt
National League President Will Not Resign and Meeting
Ends in Peace.
Chicago, Feb. IS.-Factional strife in the National
League was removed, or at least smoothed over, at
th- closing session of the club owners to-day, when
an indefinite leave of absence was granted to Free.
dent Harry C. Pulllam at his own request, In
order that he may recover from the nervous •train
to which he ha* been subjected for some time
past, in the mean time his post as chief executive
of the league will be filled by John A. Heydler. at
present secretary and president of the organiza
tion. • _
The disagreements, if not strife, between Presi
dent Pulllam and certain National League owners
provided material for most of the discussion during
the closing hours of the meeting, and while Mr.
Pulllam livnU up to his announced Intention of re
maining away from the meeting because ho was
wearie.l of conflict, the league representatives
spoke, of him as an efficient executive, and voted
unanimously to grant him an Indefinite leave of
in order to leave nothing lacking in the way of
good feeling. President Charles Murphy of the Chi
cago National League club apologized in open
meeting to President Ban B. Johnson of the Ameri
can League for certain utterances lately. Presi
dent Johnson was present at the session upon in
vitation, for the purpose of telling what he knew
of the alleged attempt to bribe the umpires. Klem
and Johnstone, in the now famous game between
the Giants and the Cubs. The entire bribery prob
lem proved to be so difficult that it was decided
that the statements of the umpires and all evidence
be turned over to the national commission to be
acted upon as that tody may determine.
Garry Hermann may call a meeting of the com
mission to-morrow to start the task of getting at
tha bottom of the scandal, but after the close of the
league meeting he expressed himself as undecided
when the question would be called up for considera
The Information presented by Ban Johnson was
kept a secret for the time being.
In handling the problem of tickets the magnates
brought woe to the players by adopting a rule that
MALOXE'S LOXG RACE.
Bents Bailey and Others in Paulist
Athletic Club Games.
A good sized field took part In the annual Indoor
frames of the Paul'.Kt Athletic Club, at th» 12th
Regiment Armory last night. The. chief event was
the three-mile handicap open run. In which W. C.
Bailey, of the New York Athletic Club, running
from the 40-yard mark, was virtually the scratch
He was unable to beat Joseph Malone, of the Mo
hawk Athletic Club, who had m yards. The latter
won, with Bailey second, and E. Smith, another
Mohawk man. third.
The summaries follow:
Sixty-yard novice Catholic Athletic T-eajrue) — Won by
Joseph P. Lie*. Fordham Catholic dob; A. '}. Hough.
Loughlin Lyceum, second; Jamea F. CaiiUi. M. ilaxn.'»
C. C third. Tim*. 0:07.
Sixty-yard run handicap (Catholio Athletic I«auue> —
Won by D. J. McCue. Hoij- Cros» Lyceum (12 feet); H»r
b»rt M<wjr. St. Ann's A. C <lo feet), ■•cond; B. T. H/*l;-,
Dominican Lyceum <5 CMC), third. Tim* O:OC*s-
Three-hundred-yard run handicap (cioacd to P»-i
A. ■. -Won by William H- Mclntyre (f cratch): John
Qua) ley <12 yards). second; John E. Norton tIS yar<l»i.
third. Time. O:8SS.
BIE-ht-hundred-and-el^hty-j-ard ran handicap «'-*tholio
Atbletla l>^«ufl— by Thomas I>tik. Holy Cress
Lyceum 1% jari« : R- Ola. II"ly <;ro»s Uroam .45
partis). <^'.->nd. John Me lie. Holy Cross Lo-orum (2S
yard*), third. Time. 2:<«**.
Four-14r midget r«!ay reco (Catholic Ath!»tic I>«cru«>-~
Won hy St. <satirlM's School, with T. Hajgerty. J. Mo-
Cahe. C. X, G'"««on and J. M'"Nab««. Ft Columbia. »e<>
ond. Tilth X- DIK-n. El Nuc-nt. T. JUiwtil and V.
Clson, at Ignatius B. C, third, with Charles M*nr;tng.
Praada Gaiuion. Jatnct M->"amara and G«rol4 Hlrach.
T'-r*-"- hundred-yard run (hand'eap: Catholio AUiletlo
L«»*Tjej'--t v by J. MrCue, Itoiy Croam Lreauoa -7
yards); H. T Cob!*, Jr.. St. Jerome* A. C (1<? y«r-!«>.
second; P. E. McCaffrey. Lourh'.ln Lycsnia (4 yard*),
third. Time, 36H-
Thr*e~hun4red-yard ran Oianfllcap: <"lOB*d to 12th
Regiment) — Won by A. Loekwood, Company L (On yar.Ui.
Albert Crornbi*. Company A (IS yards'*, second: Leon
Donoway. Company A (1* yarda). third. Time. O:?-1H
One-mile run (handicap: Catholic Athlatlo L— «m*> ■
Woe by J E. Buckley, bou«h Lyceum <>• yar<l«>; M.
McLanrhltn. Knish's «f St. Anthony iW yard*), s»ccnd;
Tom tan. }<,-;. Cro#B Lyr»um (M yard**, third. Tlm«.
"Slic-hundred-yard ns (Berrlec; Catholic Athletic Letirje>
. Won by D. J- Glennnn. Pt Columba'i Club; jamen
Ijong Holy CraH Lyceum. a«conil; r>*r.n'(> Herbert.
Louihlio Lyoanm. third Time. l :2»*S.
Three-mil* run fop»n: handlrap) — Won by Joseph Ma
lone. M"hawk A C. !<>o yards.: W. C Bal>y. New T"rk
A. .- <*O yards). »u<iil; E. Smith. Mohawk A C <&**
yards), third. Time. 13:06tt.
lx-hundre'l-yard run • ■■r*n. Ti«TTil<-i.p) — \von by B
Masteroon M'hawk a C (M yard*); E. Pweeney. Pas
time A C C.4 yards'*, ee-onfl.; G. Bafter. New 1 t*
A. C. (30 yards), third. Time. 1 :17«..
PRINCETON'S GYMNASTIC SCHEDULE.
. Princeton. N. -I . Feb. IS.— schedule of th«
Princeton pymriastlc team, which won th» inter
collegiate championship last year, wan announced
to-day. E. W. Mecabe, winner of the Individual
championship In 1905 and IP'S. wiU bo Ineligible.
this season, as he completed his university course
for a degree last week. He *ias been appointed as
sistant gymnasium tastrcctor. TTi#» pchadula fol
February 20. Hi!! School at Pottatown, P»nn .
February 27. Newark Academy at Newark. N. .! .
March <>. Baltimore Athletic Club at Baltimore:
March 13. Tale at Princeton; Marrh 27, lnt»rcol!<»
glates< place undecided.
MANY STARTERS FOR MARATHON RUN.
More than one hundred athletes will face the
starter in th« Brooklyn Marathon run on Monday.
■Washington's Birthday. Among those entered are
jimmy Clark, who won the big race on Lincoln's
Birthday, and Harry Jensen and Edward H. White,
who finished third and fifth, respectively.
YALE BOATHOUSE FALLING AWAY.
New Haven. Feb. Yale oarsmen were to have
had their first practice, on New Haven Harbor yes
terday, but it was found that the supports of the
boathouse had sagged, breaking many Of the floor
beam*. The boathous* was closed pending an in
It Is expected that the condition of the boathouse.
will compel Immediate work on the new structure,
which will be built near by and which is to be
called tho George Adee boathouse, in memory of
Georg<» A. Adee, '67. who for years was prominent
in Yalo aquatics.
LACROSSE DATES FOR NAVY TEAM.
!By Telegraph to The, Tribune. ]
Annapolis. Feb. 18.— The schedule of the Naval
Academy lacrosse team for the coming season
April 2. Johns Hopkins; April 10, Mount Wash
ington, of Baltimore: April 17, Mount Washington
Juniors; April 22. Harvard: April 24, Baltimore City
College. All matches will be played at Annapolis.
ALFRED REEVES OFF FOR VACATION.
Alfred Reeves, general manager of the American
Motor Car Manufacturers' Association, left for
Florida yesterday on a short vacation trip. ll«
will spend most cf the time at the Long Key fish
ing station, v.-hlch Is about ninety miles south of
Miami, and which Is noted for tarpon and kingfl.'h.
ESCHER WINS HANDBALL TITLE.
Ftanklin Eschar defeated L. J finyder for thm
handball championship of the Crescent Athletic
flub yesterday by 2 ec'* to 1. The score was:
21—12; 6— n; 21r-lX
YALE-HARVARD HOCKEY TO-MORROW.
Yale and Harvard will play their annual hockey
game to-morrow night at the St. Nicholas Rink,
and as it will have an Important bearing upon the
championship the biggest crowd of the season is
expected. Harvard is now tied with Dartmouth,
with an unbroken record of victories, but a defeat
©f the former by Yale and a possible defeat of
Dartmouth by Harvard on Monday would create
a triple tie for the championship.
JOSEPH A. SHAY PLEADS NOT GUILTY.
Joseph A. Shay, against whom three indictments
wens handed up on "Wednesday by the grand Jury.
one charging a felony In attempting to aid a pris
oner to escape and two charging champerty, which
Is a misdemeanor, appeared before Judge Malone In
General Sessions yesterday, accompanied by his
lawyers, Arthur C. Palmer and John F. Melntyre,
and pleaded not guilty. Ball » as fixed at 15,000 for
all three indictments, which Shay readily provided.
no passes be Issued to the latter, either to the home
ground, or while they are In other dttek Proven
will be made for the issuing of passes to the wive.
of the player*, but hereafter the ehoeen friends of
the diamond stars will be obliged to dispense wtth
free admissions. While In the mood the Rector.
decided to do away with the practice ******
•free ladle.' days" in any of the National League
tall parks. , . „_--_
TIM proposed amendment to the national agree
ment was ratified by the American League. Ciuos
will be limited in the major leagues to twenty-mre
player* between May 15 and August 30 and thirty
five players after the latter date. In the Class M
league, they will be limited to sixteen and twenty
flve, In the same arrangement as regards dates.
After considerable discussion, It was decided that
the dates for postponed games shall be fixed by the
borne club on the day of postponement. When
double headers are arranged according to this plan
the umpires must be notified by the home clubs in
order that they may be on hand without the delay
of being assigned by the headquarters of the league.
In the resolution granting President Pulllam a
leave of absence for an Indefinite period, the own
ers expressed the hope that he would return to his
duties fully restored In health. "During his ab
sence." the resolution sets forth, "he will be re
lieved of all responsibility, and John A. Heydler.
m secretary and treasurer, is hereby appointed
acting president, with full authority' In the office,
which carries representation on the national com
In the statement issued by President Pulllam be
fore the meeting of the league he expressed the
hope that baseball may not meet the fate which
had overtaken horseraclng throughout the country.
and announced that some of the magnate, were
"Inclined to kill the goose that laid the golden egg.
The American League officials, as well as the ex
ecutives of the dubs represented In the American
Association and the Western League, were not in
evidence during the closing hours of the National
League meeting, and trading was not particularly
DISCUSS MOTOR BOATING.
Delegates Vote to Uphold President
in Amending Laics.
Three hundred delegates, representing fifty yacht
and motor boat clubs of the United States, from
Portland. Me., to Seattle, at their first conven
tion, held last night at Madison Square Garden
Assembly Room*, voted unanimously to uphold
and assist the Congressional committee appointed
list May by President Roosevelt for the purpose
Of amending the present laws relating to the use
end navigation or power boats In United States
The resolution, which was offered by Fred R.
Still, rear commodore cf the Detroit Motor Boat
I Hub. reads a* follows:
That it 1* the nense of this convention that it Is
In accord with the <ji>)<"~\. alined at in the appoint
ment of »he committee by the. president of the
I'nlted Btatfs. ami that tho committee appointed
ly this convention assist the Congressional com
riltten in amending the present bill (Document
fit) -f.->re the House, to conform with the, wishes
cf tho power Hat lrtereets of the United States
This re?olut: n was presented at "the close of a
t»-o-liour session, much of which tim« was occu
pied In calling the roll of delegates and the read
i i| by Secretary Anson B. Cole of the history of
the American Power Boat Association, under the
auspices of which th« convention was held.
There was much disappointment because ther*
was not time to dUcuss the racing rules «nd the
subject of legislation, as It was upon these two
questions only that the delegate* had been in
itructed by their clubs to act.
One of th« Interesting feature* was an Invite.
tion extended to the delegates by MJUer Freeman,
of Seattle, to visit or send their boats to the Pa
r!(l- Coast In the first w»elt ofjuly for the ra<vea
recently arranged by the managers of the Alaska-
Tukon Exposition, which opens at Seattle on June
I. Races for all types of boats have been ar
ranged, for which handsome sliver dips and oth*r
trophies a-* offered. Mr. Freeman *:aterl that 1*
would be the biggest motor boat racing carnlv.il
ever held on the Pacific Coast
Some Uttis dissatisfaction was expressed that th»
delegates had not effected a permanent organiza
tion, but it wa« pointed out that the objects of
mot'-rr boat owners throughout the whole country
would be bout subserved by co-operation with the
already formed American Power Boat Association
rather than by farming another organization which,
It was raid, could not have any more comprehen
; *Iv<» plan for the good of th» motor boat Interests
n general thaji the old association.
The National Convention e>f Yacht and Motor
Boat Clubs ofAmerica was the designation finally
agreed on as tlie title of the gathering, and as
toon as the, name was agreed upon a motion was
carried calling on the chair to appoint a commit
tee of five, to be representative of the entire coun
try, to act and co-operate, with 8 similar commit
tea. which was appointed yesterday by the Na
tional Association of Engine and Boat Manufact
urers, on all questions of legislation brought befor«
Congress regarding motor boats or motor boating.
The annual meeting of tha National Association
of Engine and Boat Manufacturers was held yes
terday afternoon at the Engineers* Club, No. 33
West 40th street. The meeting was preceded by
th«» annual luncheon, which was attended by rep
resentatives of all the exhibitors in the Garden
enow, and was th« most successful ever held.
The association has upward of one, hundred and
fifty members, an increase of 80 per cent over th«
preceding year. President John J. Amory pre
sided, and the following directors were elected:
F. B. King. IL R. Sutphen. C A. Oiqui, John A.
Murray an.l R. H. Brautlgan. The directors will
meet at a later data and choose the officers for
th« ensuing year.
,A GEORGE WASHINGTON PICTURE.
Handsome photogravure of the famous Stuart
portrait of George Washington with next Sun
day's Tribune. Also opening chapters o* Louis
Tracy's new story, "Tha Silent Barrier.*
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF.
Over six hundred presidents of German societies
have been invited to attend a meeting at Arion
Hail on Sunday to arrango programmes tor the
Hudson-Fulton celebration, to b» held on September :
27, and the carnival parade, on October 2.
At a meeting recently held at Columbia Univer
sity a branch of the American Folk-Lore Society
Accused of unlawful discrimination In charging
railroad fares. Charles R. Stocker, conductor of the
Owl Express on the Ne'v York. New Haven A
Hartford, was held yesterday In JI.COO ball by United
States Commissioner Shields. Will 1,. IJoyd. a
special agent of the. Interstate Commerce Commis
sion, is the complainant. • |
A Curtis memorial meeting, under the auspices of
the League for Political Education, will be held at
the Hudson Theatre. No. 129 West 44th srreet, to
morrow at 11 o'clock.
Joseph Masseo. of 187 th «»r»et. near Hoffman,
was killed yesterday when he fell from a scaffold
while cleaning the stone, on the front of the church
at 151 st street and Macomb's Road.
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GOVERNOR TO SEE SHOW
WILL VISIT THE GARDES.
Motor Boats Prove a Magnet for
Hundreds of Visitors.
Governor Hughes is interested in motor boats.
He will visit the show in Madison Square Garden
to-morrow afternoon, and great preparations are
being made by the show committee to escort him
around the exhibit and point out the many Im
provements that have been made In boat designing
and engine construction. Governor Hughes was
Invited early In the week by President John J.
Amory on behalf of the national association, and
a reply was received yesterday from his military
secretary stating that the Governor will be in th«
city Saturday and will be glad to accept the In
vitation. He will be accompanied by several mem
bers of hia staff, and the committee to receive him
consists of H. R. Sutphen. E. A. Rlotts. James
Craig, W. J. Reynolds and J. M. Truscott.
Popular interest In the show is increasing every
day. Last night closed the first half of the ex
hibit, and at a conservative estimate fully forty
thousand persons have. Inspected th« boats and
engines during the four nights and days that the
show has been in progress. The feeling appears
to be general that the coming year will b« the
biggest and most successful in motor boating ever
seen in this country. This Is strongly exemplified
by the many Inquiries and numerous orders for
launches of the pleasure and long distance crul*
Captain Jacob "W. Miller, chairman of th«
aquatic sports committee of tha Hudson-Fulton
celebration, visited th« Garden yesterday and ex
tended an invitation to all of the makers of motor
boats and representatives of all the- well known
clubs to enter the series of motor boat events to
be held on September 27, 28 and » on the Hudson
River during the celebration exercises. Among tha
events already arranged for are a long distance
race from New York to Troy, a series of mixed
races off Tonkers and a general regatta for all
types In the North River opposite Riverside Drive.
Two boats designed In New York will be com
petitors In theT>ig lob# distance race on the Pacific
Coast this summer. This will be the Seattle to
Vancouver race of 200 miles, which will be held
on July 4. as one of the big features In connection
with the Alaska- Exposition, at Seattle.
Whlttelsey & Whlttaker. who recently designed a
45-foot cabin cruiser for a Seattle man. received a
second order yesterday for a similar boat, to b«
equipped with two ls-horsepower engines.
There are several types of high powered engines
at th« show, similar to those used In the Allsa-
Cralg. twice the winner of the New York to Ber
muda motor boat race, and other high powered
craft. A large oil painting shows the Allsa-Cralg
breasting the waves of the Atlantic during her vic
torious run last year. Beside this picture, two
large sliver trophies, won In 1907 and 1908, are
Mr. Craig is now building a four-cylinder 125
horsepower motor for the gasolene, auxiliary Car
negie, which, under the auspices of the Carnegie
Institution, of Washington, will undertake this
summer to obtain a systematic survey of magnetic
conditions in the deep seas. The boat will have no
magnetic material in Its construction, and the en
gines will contain many novel features. It Is to in
built entirely of bronze and will be operated by gas
generated In a gas producer plant. The Carnegie
was designed by K. J. Glelow. the naval architect,
of this city, and Is now being built In Brooklyn
and is to be finished early in June.
The large demand that has been made for motors
has brought prominently Into view the great num
ber of boats now under construction for the com
ing season. One concern showing a new high speed
engine has sold three «lx-<rylind«r 75-horsepower
engines for speed launches. One Is to be fitted In
a 35-foot racing boat, being built in Boston, while
of the others one is groins to Texas and one to
The demand for medium powered engines is m " |
IPO per cent greater than at the corresponding time
last year. This is especially true for engines from
5 to 14, hcrsepoww. according to one manufacturer.
One of the most inter««tinr features of the show
Is the series of practically continuous band con
certs all day and evening. Hundreds of spectators.
after walking through the aisles on the main floor,
adjourn to the galleries to enjoy th« view of the
exhibits and the thousands of moving p*de»rrlans
below, and also to listen to th« music
ASKS FOB $75,000 AND WATTS.
Meanwhile Mr. Mete Is Waiting for Mr
Bingham to Ask Again.
Controller Metz Is waiting for General Binghatn.
and General Bingham is waiting for Controller
Me.ts. General Bingham some weeks ago sent to
the Controller a request for ITS. to be used in
furnishing the new Police Headquarters, but he
didn't say in detail how the money was to be used
or whether that sum would be all he would need
for the furnishing. The department is waiting- for
General Bingham to send along another letter, tell
ing what he la going to do with so much money.
And all this time General Bingham Is wondering
why the Finance Department does not act on his
request for funds. The episode will have a sequel
when General Bingham appears before the Board
of Estimate and explains what he Is *olng to do
with rs.opn. The Board of Estimate and Appor
tionment la skeptical these days.
SUGAR COMPANY ATTACKS WITNESS
Trying to Impeach the Character of Whalley.
Testifying for Government.
An effort was made by the defence yesterday In
the government suit against the American Sugar
Refining Company to shake the testimony of Rich
it rd Whalley. who said on direct examination that
he knew the scales on the sugar company's docks
had been tampered with.
Whalley gave the signal which led to the raid In
November. 1907, the results of which were mainly
responsible for the present prosecution. Whalley
stuck to his story. Efforts to reflect on his charao
ter were abandoned for a time after the govern
ment counsel ebjected, but later the domestic
troubles of the witness w«Te brought out. On re
direct examination Whalley said that the order to
deceive the government weighers cam* from the
superintendent of the docks.
FUNERAL OF YOUNG GEORGE MILLETT.
The funeral of flfteen-year-aM George Spencer
Millett. tha Metropolitan IJfe Insurance clerk who
.Ile.i last Mo,-H*y afternoon from the effects of a
wound re -rived when h« fell upon an ink eraser In
the offlco of the company, while a girl was at
tempting to give him a birthday kiss, occurred yes
reriny afternoon In St. Andrew's Protestant Epis
copal Church, at 127 th street and J^fth avenue.
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BROKERS SUE ADDICT
As Creditors They 'Accuse Bay State
Gas Man of Intent to Defraud. -
J. Ed-ward Addlcks, whose connection with ths
Bay State Gas Company and his many attempt* t*
be elected United States Senator front Hili— ,
kept him In the public eye. Is the. defendant la «
action brought In the Supreme Court by Ja&Ms y
Ward. Reginald H. "Ward and Frank A. 3chlrme
of Clark. Ward & Co., brokers. This firm a k
process of liquidation on account of the deaths
two of th« partners. The plaintiffs seek to tea
the lease of the premises No. 252 Fifth avenos &m
an option on It siren to Addlcks declared tnlHui
, to a lien held by them. They ask that a rnuis.
ance by him to Matilda Room« and a sabaasjs^
deed of the premises to George H. Robinson by ft*.
ha set aside and cancelled, on the ground of btst
Besides Addlcks. John I*. Way. executor of tv
wiH of the late Marie B. Decker: Matilda Boas*.
George H. Robinson. Frank B. Martin, Bobs!*
Conner, the "William McClenahan Company tel j
Daniel E. Brogan are named as defendants. Ct«t—
land & Cleveland are attorneys for the platans*.
The complaint alleges that the plaintiffs' tin* rs _
covered a Judgment against Addicks on Hay v
1306. for «212.»4404. of which there Is still <fai
On October IT. 1902. th» defendant Way. a> «.
ecutor of Mrs. Decker's estate, leased to AddJeks
the Fifth avenue premises for ten years, at %
yearly rental of 14.500. giving him an option t»
purchase It within that time for $150,009. It Is aj.
leged that Addlcks. without consideration and wha
Intent to conceal his assets and cheat and defray
his creditors, especially the plaintiffs, assigned th«
lease and option to the defendant Matilda Room*
on. July 19. 190& Subsequently Matilda Rome, tij»
complain^ says, with Intent to defraud, exerdaai
her option, on March 14. 1906, by conveying tb«
premises for an expressed consideration of CjO.om
to George H. Robinson.
But for the action of Matilda Rooms and Ad
dicks, the plaintiffs say, they would have lasa"
enabled to enforce their judgment as against thiS
property, and for this reason the cancellation of an
instruments except the lease and option la utai
for: and It Is further asked that the lease tad <.„.
tion be declared subject to their lien, sad that
Matilda Room* account for all the rents sad nro*:j
derived from the premises. "
ROOSEVELT AMBULANCE SERVsBfc
Superintendent in Anneal Report Defends Di>
continuance of Public Use.
Charles B. Grlmshaw. superintendent of Rows,
velt Hospital. In his annual report coincide* wtta
th« decision of the board of trustees to dlsroathn*,
the public ambulance service, saying:
To insure the most efficient and rapid transpe-
tatlon of the emergent sick and injured the am
bulance service of this city must be conducted v
a unit. The bureau responsible, for Its rr.alr.ts=i;-.
and operation must, therefore, have some centre!
over those calling it Into action, m order to avoid
serious delays and the great waste of rateable
time, as well as expense spent in answering tin un
No other line of charitable endeavor has taw
cent years been the suhjeet of so much misrapn- .
Mentation and «bu*e as the ambulance «»rrf:i
maintained by th«» private hospitals of this city.
The Roosevelt Hospital, it Is understood. Is will.
Ing to care for patients carried there in other son *
buiajicea If" there ar» any vacant be.l.«. bet si!
the free beds are ordinarily filled by patients w!»
apply In person. The discontinuance of the.arrtra
lance service will mean a saving of $3,00-} a year.
MAN CONVICTED IN CAR BARN CASE FREE
Providence, F>b. Having served nine years «f
a fifteen-year term In state prison. Joseph Ctimx
of Troy, X. T.. was pardoned to-day by the staf*
Senate, and a little later ha left the prison it
Cranston. Curran. who was known to the police v
"Troy Jo*." •was committed to prison en X'n-«ssßsr
15, I*S&. having been convicted *? cenxpKcity 'a 15»
famous Portsmouth car barn robbery. Goraraer
Pothler last week »ent to the Senate a recom
mendation for Curran's pardon, on the ground tha:
he had not been • definitely '•ennected with •>• *
burglary. It was asserted hi ""\irran'!! behalf sssTi
he Joined MM robbers during the wee* thst fntsr
vened- between the robbery and their captsr» st
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