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COMMENT OX SPORTS AFTER RACING DATES. Nctcs and. Virus on Live Topic* of the Day. Unless the recommendation by Governor Masjiiee in his annual message to the l^sis leture that a Jaw be passed to prevent oral betting as an amendment to the preser.t law against organized bookmaking Eervea to cool the enthusiasm of the various racing associations, the stewards of the Jockey dub must shortly struggle with tho vreblem of how to assign dates for the meetings next Mason without conflict and without friction, A year ?so nobody want •d dates. until the Association of Breeders :.th} Ownerb was organized for the purpose <-f pus rant some of the racing associa tions against loss in the running of certain Bftaksa. Even then there were enough dates *nd to spare. The reason did not open •until ilsy 33, almost a month lator than usual, and followers of the tport had to be content with three or four days a week until the meeting of the Knipire City Jockey Club. In July, when James ButieV teck the .bull by the horns and brought racing back to a somewhat normal condi tion. Tfc?r» Is a decided change for the better this y#ar. or ivas until the disquieting message oj Governor Hushes, and it looks now as if th« d-t**^ would not go around. The Saratoga association -wants thn full month of August, the Brooklyn Jockey Club and the Coney Island Jockey Club have mad© ambitious plans and will de mand full recognition, th*» Westcbester JUjcing Association is preparing an at tractive programme and will ask for its usual dates, while the Brighton Beach Racing Association, which did not conduct a meeting last year, is back in the fold. or. rather, lias announced a strong programme of Stakes to be decided at a meeting at Brighton Beach. The Queens County Jockey Club, which races at Aqueduct, and the Metropolitan Jockey Club, with a track at Jamaica, have not made their demands public but it can be said that dates will be applied for for at 1/rast one meeting. If perchance Aqueduct anl Jamaica would forego dates in the fall, and be satisfied to hold spring meetings, which would be more profitable than late in the season, the prob lem would be easy of solution. It would be possible to take care of Brighton Beach «nd give Saratoga a full month, which. in my opinion, is desirable, without conflict Fnd without friction. That the sport of racing has recovered to * large extent from the effect of what al most amounted to a knock-down blow by the passage of the Agnew-Hart law in 1905 was clearly indicated last week in the clos ing of a number of stakes which will bo decided nest tear dp. at Sheepshead Bay. Graveeend and Brighton Beach. The en tries showed a marked increase in both quality and quantity over a year ago, when th« outlook was dark and gloomy. The fit&soclations which struggled along last reason, well content to accept a small loss, in some cases, in order to keep the sport *live. did their part by offering more at tractive programmes, and well deserved the whole-hearted response from horsemen ami breeders. Tho best of the two-year-olds will be raced In this country, and not abroad, next season, while the older di vifcien has been strengthened by the return from England of such good if not great hot is as Ballot. Prlscillian. Dinna Ken, Helmet. Fair Play and others. This means much better racing than a year ago and a greater and more sustained interest on the part of followers of the sport. The question of paid stewards to serve throughout the season came up for discus ho:. among some racing men in the Wal dorf last week. It is an old subject, which has been thrashed out time and time again and concerning which followers of the i-rcrr can never scree. Racing lias been professionalized to such an extent that it is folly, perhaps, to cling so desperately to the la&t remaining hold on sport for sport's fake in the way of honorary stewards. It lends a touch, however, that adds some prestige, and for the time at least it would seem better, in my opinion, not to make any radical change. There are some Etrong arguments in favor of paid stewards which the Jockey Club might do well to consider, not the 'east of which lies in the fact that under th« present £3£tem there is a decided con- Cict In the interpretation of some of the rules c! racing, particularly the one refer ring to disqualifications. This in itself )«ad£ to much dissatisfaction during: the season and should be avoided. There is an other reason, however, which strikes me as far more forcible, in vtC the authority of the kenorary Etctst&ni begins and ends with one particular lUMn'g and opens the way to tharp practice on the part of un scrupulous owners or trainers;. It has not been unusual in the past for *<-inf horses, to run a bad race on tho clos ing days of one meeting and a surprisingly good one m '.he early part of the next meet ing-. The stewards of the first meeting ■would have no substantial reason, perhaps, for questioning the poor performance until it had been followed by a startling; reversal of form, and by that time it would be too late, inasmuch a- the authority of the stewards of the In* meeting had ceased »nd a new set was presiding, with jurisdic tion only over races that were run at the pucceedlng meeting. A remedy could b« provided in the appointment of one paid steward, who!-* authority would extend from meeting to meeting, but who could be restrained from a too constant stirring of muddy waters by his associate?, who, as now, could bo appointed as honorary stew ards. This, it eccms to me, would be a Jong ttep in the right direction looking to a. more complete control of the sport. At the TTv^tinr of the Maryland Jockey Club fttPixnJico last fall a secretary to the stewards was appointed, who served In the capacity of steward when called on and who was prepared a', all tiin«»3 to give information required on the form of the hordes sad details *.<'. i.. sport. Such an office might well bo established here as a rtep;»ir:s stone to one paid steward, with full authority. Th*» appointment of Frank J. Bryan as reeretary to the hunts committee puts an find, iio doubt, to any chance ho might have had of being named as judtre to take the place of the lat«» Clarence McDowell on the Joclfpy Club circuit. Mr. Bryan would liave. made an ideal judge, but it is more t!:an like'.y that his ability as an organizer ran le tHMd to even better advantage in the newly created position. Tno amateur fide of th« tport needs building up and regulating, and the hunt club meetings hi ili'i future are sure to fee run along more approved lines with Mr. Bryan at the helm. "In my opinion the appointment of a espabie judge is cue of the most Important question* the stewards of the Jockey Club must settle in t! ■» near future. A:» Inex perienced ::.au should not be considered for a. mora^nt. The ta§ja» O placing the horees is a delicate one, and the Judges' TRIBUNE Brings Good Help Quickly * m ■V' --' Tribune. tit** Kirs. I consider The New* Tork Tribune ''ii" of the best I h%v. M my Met for "Help Wanted" ad'<^r 1 : r.g Tours very truly. J. L. • ASET. C<»bo£p, *»'. T. V:,i stand is no place for sxpcrlraenting. 1 still believe that Frank J. Bryan is the logical candidate. Judge Joseph Burk«> is also well qualified, ana Harry "J.. Morris should be considered, unless perchance tho stewards have reached a conclusion. It strikes me that those who control the destinies of football at Princeton have act sd wisely In deciding that Captain Hart must not play under the conditions that exist, even :!t<'ui;,i it was done at a great sacrifice and against strong undergraduate pressure. As a result of an accident more than three rears ago, as it appears. Hart ha; cracked a cervical vertebra, and a Wow directly on the weakened spot, according to those who have obtained medical advice In the matter, would be almost certain to result in a tragvdy similar to that which cost the life of a West Point cadet last year. It is true that Hart has played in many games since his origin;.! injury with out suffering any further harm. But this result has been achieved by the wearing of a fantastic headpiece of leather and iron, the propriety of which, even under a strict construction of the niles, is open to grave question, while its use cannot Iks defended by any true sportsman. This headgear Kives Hart a distinct advantage in playing the frame, though it cannot be an ab solute protection «nd safeguard against In- Jury to himself. Princeton owes something: to the parents who send their sons to the university — some assurance that no delib erate sacrifice or risk of sacrifice of life or health thall be permitted. And Princeton owes something to her athletic rivals. It Is not fair to ask players on other teams to enter a game hi which an opposing player, through what would ordinarily be a trivial mishap, may meet with his death. Such accidents are bad enough, in all conscience, when an earnest effort has been made to eliminate the danger of their occurrence. They would he a thousand times worse if deliberately invited by a defiance ot the most ordinary precautions. Joseph E. "Widener said a few days ago that his colors would not be represented in the Grand National StecDlechase in Eng land this year. He added, however, that lie had ambitions in that direction, but had made ud his mind not to shoot at tho moon until he shoots with a good gun. It is hoped that Mr. M'idener, who has been a strong friend to 'cross-country racing, may get a really good horse in the near future, in or der that he may try a shot. August Herrmann says the national com mission is aeainst syndicate baseball. Of rourse it is. Tf the "fans' thought other wise the supreme court of baseball would, soon lose any power it had for good. In this case no assurances should be neces sary. Charley Murphy says: "Too much har mony is not good for baseball." The pres ident of the Chicago Cubs loves to talk and has made a close study of the dictionary, but he sometimes talks in riddles. What 3.c meant to say. no doubt, was: '"Too much harmony operates against publicity." Of course, Mr. Murphy knows that pub licity is the life of baseball, as it is of pcil tks and trade. There is a vast difference between hard, earnest play and rough, foul play. There is a vast difference between checking, trip ping and slashing. It appears, however, as if the members of the Wanderers'. Hockey Club have failed •to discover a difference in the meanins of certain words, and until they do hockey is bound to suffer. / manner. THREE TRACK RECORDS MADE. Thoroughbreds in Fine Fettle on Course at Juarez. Juarez. Slcxico, Jan. 9.— Three track rec ords were made at Terrazas Park to-day. Servile, carrying 100 pounds, ran a mile in l£f-, which Is l 3^ seconds faster than the l*tt previous mark, madefy Glorio. Ocean Queen galloped three-fourths of a mile In 1:12, while Richard Re-ed ran five furlongs In 0:59 2-5. The weather was fine and a large crowd turned out. Three favorites yon. ANOTHER LUSH FOR M'GRAW. No, Manager Hasn't Been Drinking, but Has Signed Outfielder. Bridgeport. Conn., Jan. P. — Announcement was made here last night that John J. McGravv. of tho New York Giants, had signed Ernest Lush, of this city, brother of William Lush, for the outfield, and had ordered him to report on March 3 at Mar lin Springs, Tex., for practice. Lush has played on the Villanova. and Niagara Uni versity baseball tea mi. NEW RECORD FCR PENNANT RUN. Mauley Clips Twenty Seconds from Mark for Four-Mile Course. Frank Manley, of the Pennant Athletic Club, established a new record for the four miio course of that club in winning the •weekly invitation run over The Bronx roads yesterday. Stanley's time was 21:05, which lowers the old mark by twenty i?ec onds. T. Hayes, of the Liberty Athletic Club, finished a good distance behind, just barely taking the place from J. Reynolds, a clubn:ate. The summary follows: Potmen. Name and club. Tim*. I—P.1 — P. Maiitey, Pennant A. C 21:08 I'-T. Hayes. Liberty A. C « 21:40 3— J. Reynolds. Libert v C "1 -4: i 4— J. ]><\;tt ■, VTißffoOt A. C — .... V 2:30 B — M. Somer, AJllance A. C 22:4«> «—« — B. rroaaen. Pennant A. C 22-48 7 — X. Oak. Morris A. C 23 : 08 *>— J. Hushes. St. Bartholomew A. <•...'. UZ;l r > A — M. '!■ ./, f»th rj'-sinient c. A 23:13 10 — N. Olmo, unattached 53:80 GIVE TROPHY TO E. R. THOMAS. Memento of Paris Race Presented at - Automobile Club Dinner. At a dinner given late Saturday night at the Automobile Club of America a trophy was presented to K. U. Thomas, manu facturer of the Thomas Flyer car. winner of the New York to Paris race. The pres entation^ as made by Harry Burchell for "L*s Matin," of Paris, and "The New York Times," givers of the trophy, which is the largest of its kind in the world. It stands six feet high and weighs i.6» pounds. The materials used in its con struction arc native products of the nations which were represented by cars in tho great endurance race. The pedestal is of green Italian marble, embedded In which are bronze plates depleting eventful eplßodes of the race. One scene shows the start of tho race and another the arrival of the Thomas Flyer cars In Paris. A third shown the cars which took part in the race and the order In which they finished. The sob-base of the trophy is of marble from France. The boulder effect of this portion of the trophy i- distinctly novel and adds to its beauty. A great brooM globe of the world forms the top of the trophy. The route of the race is traced through the various countries in silver wire. WINS RUN BY HALF A MILE. More than I half mile separated Harry Backer, of the Morris Athletic Associa tion, and G. FUzgibbon, of th« Irish-Ameri can Athletic Club, who finished first and second, respectively, in the clx and a half* mile run of the former school yesterday. Htzgibbon held Backer for three miles, but the winning of a former ran in the morn ing told on Fi'zeibbon and lie was forced to drop behind. Barker '*. time vas £5.15, and L. Nathan, a clubrnate of Pitzsibbon, v. ar, third. NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBPXE. MONDAY. .!\XI ARY 10. 1910. CAPTAINS OF SOME COLLEGE SWIMMING TEAMS. X n DEXNISTON Of Princeton. OH THE GOLF LINK MAKING PLANS EARLY Baltusrol In Hold Open Tour ney for Women. All hough the Baltusrol Golf Club is not In line for any championship for next sea son, the officials of this well known New Jersey organization hove already decided upon an active campaign. One move under consideration is to hold an open tourna ment for women, the Idea being to have the contest attract the best players in tho Kast. No decision has as yet been reached with regard to the date, but it is not un likely that a week in the spring will meet with the most favor. Apropos of this, it is worthy of remem bering that the Women's Metropolitan Golf Association may decide to change the time for holding its annual championship tour nament from spring to fall, and should this be done the Baltusrol open meet, prob ably in May, would prove all the more welcome. The women enjoy indulging in the competitive side of the game in the spring, but an early date has always had its disadvantages as to weather. No matter what tournament will be held over its course, the Baltusrol Golf Club will be in better condition than ever to accommodate visitors. The new clubhouse is one of the most attractive of Its kind to be found anywhere in this part of tha country, while the course, under skilful treatment, continues to improve. Ihe wide hazard guarding the home green was still further altered during the fall, as from its depths tons of sand were taken. So as not to have the hazard too penalizing, part of the excavation has been refilled. There is a spring close at hand, and this has sug gested a partial water hazard as well. In dlscusfcing the approaching crisis be tween the United States Golf Association and the Western Golf Association, a prom inent local amateur relieved his mind last night somewhat as follows: T fa,il to se<? how the breaking away from the fold on the part of the disgruntled ones In the West is bound to caute such a ca lamity as has been forecasted. In fact, the two sections of the country, moving along independently of each other, might serve as a stimulus for th.c sport and a blessing in disguise. After a few years at most the chances are that the difficulty would work itself out by the wiser heads'on both sides getting together and bringing about a reunion. Although an Eastern man, it seems to me that those beyond the Alleghenies have had more or less cause for complaint. I believe the time has alfo arrived when the United States Golf Association member ship should consist of only one class, with all nn.-mbers having the privilege of voting. It may have been well enough in the old days to confine the power to a select few so-called associate clubs, but that is all past now. Let every club have a vote. Don't I think such a plan would -cause con tusion at meetings and lead to endless trouble? No, I fail to see why it should. The annual meeting would probably be at tended by about two hundred delegates, possibly a few more or less, and, even ad mitting that they held the proxies of an other two hundred clubs, the voting prob lem should not prove Buch a fearful'haz ard. I believ<; this equal representation on the part of all clubs in the Western Golf Association has as much as anything t?lse caused them to be a unit on this question when it comes to national legislation. A foreign scribe in discussing the subject of golf supremacy states that not long ago It was the regular order of things for a championship to be won by an Englishman or a Scotchman. Continuing; he says: America was the first to throw off the British yoke, and the present year has been a remarkable development of strength on the part of the native golfer. Only the other day it was announced that the River Plate open championship at Argentina had been won by a homo. bred player, Itaoul Castillo, described as one of the best end dies at San Andres. So excellent a trolfei as Munso Park, who has been inside the prize : libts in the open in Great Britain could, only finish sixth, twenty strokes be hind the winner, and there were three na tives in the first four, P. J. Asao, of I.on don, being the one invader to seriously dis pute the right of home rule. This result does not necessarily mean that the United Kingdom is In imminent* danger of bdng overwhelmed on the links by Argentina, but it is one of several in cidents that demonstrate the ever increas ing catholicity of the game. During 1309 l;rst time native successes such as that of Castillo have been frequent. ; M. Francois de Bell^t has won the French .champion ship; Mrs. Bevan, a Maori, has gained the New Zealand championship; E. Keller has become the open champion of Canada and C. Felstead has wrested the Australian championship from the settlers in the Com monwealth. These are signs' of the times; who <-.'U! say that half a century hence the United Kingdom will be Mill pre-eminent? From time to time references are made by writers to selected scores' of a more or less exceptional nature, but. word comes from the other side- of a performance on the part of a well known member of the Royal Aberdeen Club that has probably placed all other efforts in tho shade. Ills score for eighteen holes at the Balgowine links was the marvellously low total of 48. This included seven 2s, one 4 and ten S*. The only 4 in the score was at the second hole, where ho misted a chance for a 3. He got within two feet of tho hole on hla second, only to miss the put and perhaps the chance of a lifetime was lost of doing every hole ii? 2 or 3. BOSTON LOSES HOCKEY PLUM. Rink Unfinished, So Dartmouth and Princeton Will Play Here. It was announced last night that, owing to tho Impossibility 6t completing the new skating rink In Boston In Urno for the In tercollegiate hockey Barnes scheduled to be played there, this city would be the bane, notary to the. extent of at least one Im portant Icaguo game. This will be played at. the St. Nicholas Rink next Wednesday night, and Dartmouth and Princeton will be the competitors. This Mill probably bo th* only opportunity for local hockey en thusiasts to sea th« Dartmouth seven In action this season. Other scheduled league contests of the —eh on the St. Nicholas ice are- To-mor row night. Crescent Athletic Club va Hockey Club of Ne-.v York; Thursday fit' Nicholas v*. Wanderers. Saturday, another intercollegiate gam*. in which Harvard and Princeton will bo the contestants J. K. SHJtTOCKi Of Pennsylvania. HcMeball Schedule for Tiger** Seven Games Less Than ?n Last Year's List — Southern Trip Planned. Princeton. X. .T., Jan. 9.— The Princeton baseball 1 team for the coming season will play fewer games this spring than for sev eral years, according to the schedule an nounced to-day by tho manager, A. J. Donavan, *10. The schedule calls for twen ty-nine games, with one more in case of a tic. as compared "with thirty-six games ami one more in case of a tie, on last year's schedule. For the first time in several years the Navy, Virginia University. Dartmouth, Syracuse and I^ehigh are omitted from the list of games to be played, while William?, Trinity, Dickinson, Richmond State League, Richmond College and the New York Americans aro the names that appear for the first time in several year?. The first game to be played comes on the same data as last season, but the Southern trip of four days at this time is a departure which will go into effect for the first time this spring. The schedule follows: March 24 — Richmond State League nt TTtchmoml. March 25— Richmond College at Richmond. JAMESON SHOWS WAY. Glencoe Captain, After Month's ' Rest, Wins Club Run. A field of fifty-two starters, which was by far the best" that has started in any 'cross-country, run hereabouts this season, competed In the weekly four-mile run of the Glencoe Athletic Club over its usual course in Harlem yesterday. Harry Jameson, the captain of the Glen coe Club, showed the results of his month's lay-off by winning the contest after a stubborn fight with a dozen other runners. Stewart Kennard. of the Xavier Athletic Association, last week's winner. finished second, while J. J. Williams, of the New West Side Athletic Club, . was third. '•• • : --•■: After, allowing a. half dozen runnerc to set a killing pace for half the route, Jame son came forward and challenged the lead ers and swung into the van. Haliey, Mo reda, Kennard and Williams pushed the Glencoe captain for a short distance, but Jameson stood off the challenges well, and', . sprinting to the tape, finished with a ten yard lead over his. nearest rival. There were many spirited tussles among the remaining athletes, to the finish, which proved almost as exciting as the fight for first place. Harry Jensen, the Pastime Marathon crack, . after being among the leaders for more than half the race, found the pace too hot and dropped back, finish ing in twelfth position. The summaries follow: - ■•• '• Position, name and club. Tim?. 1. . H. Jameson, Glencoe A. C... 10:28 2.. 5. Kennard. Xavier A. A 19:80 0.. J. J. Williams. Xew West Side A. C... 18:33 -4.. J. Bedell. X? v i A. A 19:40 P.. T. Haliey. Pastime A C. .3942 6.. J. Levy. Sheridan A. C .. 1& 4S 7.. J. MoreJa. Trinity Club 19 50 f..<l. v. S-.\ann, Trinity Club ?"= 39:56 .C. Ressonico. Irish-American A. C ... 19:57 10. . N. Nelson. Mohegan A. C 18 -5& 11. .5. ni^nmond. Glencoe A. C 20-20 12.. Jensen, Pastime A. C 20:23 13.. T. Nealy, Holy Cross Lyceum ." 20 : 24 14. .B. Smith. MAbegWi A. C 20-25 15.. Morrcll, Montgomery A. C 26 : 38 16.. C. Burns, St. Ann's A. C 20 : 3T 17. . W. Timlin. Pastime A. C... '.'. 20 : ,'i9 18. .C. Andrews, Xavier A. A °0 53 10.. Poraci, Xavier A. A *>0 : 54 20. .A. Robb. North Side A. C 20 : M 21. .P. Hcrrman (unattached) 20"5» 22.. H. De Groot. St. George A. C 21-01 23. . J. Kubley, Boys' Club ,'.'2 l; 24.. J. Boschi. Xavier A. A 21:03 to. .J. Helfgodt, Sheridan A. C 2i:Q£> GAME FOR CLAN MACDONAuDS. By defeating the eleven of tho Columbia Football Club a» Mac Donald Oval, in Brooklyn, yesterday afternoon, the Clan Mac Donalds strengthened their position in the championship series of the New York Amateur Association Football League. The victory of the clansmen was gained by a score of goals to 0, a goal having been tallied in each period. AUTOMOBILES. IT Pope-Hartford^! W Mi»rhnni«. and by th* M««t Skilled m\\ '# rar. ""mule ™ J arSe ' '"purlou., ami ,£crdy lW » cllr to dri" Pow^fuJ. Tft flexible anil TO I ta T« of 11* mn \ » <ll1 '"1" 1 to »atihfy th« If I that ™Ll. aOHt «Tiiir.-il purchaser — one 1 ■ mat cannot bo > urpi , VNO ,, for reliability. 1 I .•- 1 ;i s*»encrr c-» -■-»» T-r H ,.-n Kfr $3 I* I•• 1..,m«.au ■ '-' : l:i r n « fr »;;.f»or.« K<mdM«-r . Si?" '• im '! llsl 1 n ? ... .Vif.o ■ m Tiro K o»V/AA; b °u,u'- n : I ronc t -r.ir.i.- WM 1 Madison Sq lare Garden Show " Ma n "oor_S paC( , >o . 10 Uafteml . nt >o . „, | THL. pope MAXirrACTIJKI.NG CO.. Hartford, Conn. _.__^ lc * RS « > <J under Selden P*t*n«. NEW YORK DEALERS, Pope-Hartford Auto Co., 1853 BROADWAY A ABOVE IMF CIRCLE. _-^|^^ E. C. M. WMAMM Of Tale. ilarch — <",' :rsetc-Jrn University »t -^a^MOif ton. . . / March CS— Georgetown University «.t Washing ton March 30— Bo-wdoin at Princeton. . April I — Dickinson at Princeton. April' — New York University at Princeton. April fi — Ursiniis at Princeton. April 11— New York. American League at New York. April VtHancn-a at Princeton. April — Columbia at Princeton. ' April 'JSi -Williams at Princeton. April 23— Brown at Provident*. April 27 — Trinity at Princeton. April SO — Brown at Princeton. — May — I^awrencevlllo at Lawr»nc«v'l!e. May Pennsylvania State College at Prince - ton. May University of Pennsylvania at Phila delphia. May II — Fordham at Princeton. May 14— Harvard at Princeton. May — Lafayette at Princeton. May 21— Harvard at Cambridge. May 25 -Harvard at New York (in cass of a tie;. May 25 —^outh Orange Field Club at Princeton <ln cast of no tie). May — University of Pennsylvania et Prince ton. June I—Amherst1 — Amherst nt Princetcn. June — Val<- at New Haven. June S — Holy Cross at Princeton. * . . " June 11 — Yale at Princeton. June Alumni at Princeton. June 16— Yale at New York (in cass of a t!«). ///; BEAT CAPABLAXC 1 Rosen Defeated Cuban and Won Chess Tourney. Jose R. Capablanca. Cuban chess cham pior., usually successful in all quick tour naments, was forced out in the third round of the rapid transit contest played at the rooms of the Rice Chess Club yes terday afternoon. L6on Rosen, the Pa risian expert, was the successful opponent of the brilliant Cuban in that round, and, though the latter had established an ad vantage by means of pretty chess, he waa caught napping in a complicated position under pressure of the time limit, play be ing conducted at the rate of ten seconds for each move. Rosen thereupon went through the re maining rounds and captured the first prize. The field of thirty-two players which started was exceptionally strong. In the semi-final round Rosen won from J. Ro fcentha! in an irregular game, and J Mar der defeated J. Tautitenhaus at the odds of pawn and move. In the final round Mar? der played tho white side of a Sicilian against Rosen, gained the advantage of the exchange, but was outplayed. Marder was the winner of the second prize, and Rosenthal and Taubenhaus divided the third and fourth. G. H. Koehler, state champion of Xew Jersey, was re-elected president of* the Rice Chess Club, of Newark, at the an nual meeting, held on Friday, a handicap tournament with twenty entries is now under way, and a consultation tourn y among teams captained by L. Sternber^, X. Hymes. L. Bernstein and G. H Koehler will be begun soon. A FAREWELL TO HILLMAN. More than two hundred friends wfll ?' tend the testimonial to Harry L." Hillman Jr.. the champion quarter-miler of the New York Athletic Club to-night before he leaves here to take up hi 3 position as coach of the Dartmouth University track pquad to-morrow. Tha -boys'" will attend the performance of "The Man Who Owns Broadway." ano a dinner will follow at Keen's chop house where speechmaking will be in order. JAMES KELLY WINS WALK. James Kelly. of the Morris Athletic As sociation, captured the postponed walk of his club from the headquarters at 162 d street and Grant avenue, The Bronx, to Glen Island yesterday. The winners "time was two hours. A. Labadorf was second and* twel^ h^hed hird - Eighteen ««* AUTOMOBILES. ACTIVE AT GARDE.N PUTTING "POLISH" ON. Final Touches at Auto Shozo for To-day's Croivd. • While the tsnth national automobile shorr In Madison Scpiarc Garden -• - - ''•:■«' -1 ••' the public yesterday, there was much ac •i- ■•;• in tfc«s Garden nevertheless. A rush had 10 bo raado to open the exhibition on time on Saturday night, and. as a result -■■>-- cf the exhibitors could not giva the finishing- touches to the booths where their vi ares are being shown. T .;.- was attended; to by them yesterday. "When the crowd was let in on the cpenlns night severs rof the car?, among them a TVhlte steamer, ' •! not been brought into the amphitheatre, but to prevent a blockade they were not shipped into the buildln? until yesterday. The Sabbath, although nominally a day of rest, was really what might be termed a day of criticism. Hundreds of makers • and dealers now in the city took occasion to visit the show and inspect the many dif ferent models, comparing one with the other and reaching conclusions as to the relative merits of this, that or the ether car or ac cessory. Jlany took occasion to maki final adjustments of their exhibit?, so that this morning everything is in much better con dition than it was on the opening night, ■which is not at all surprising considering the fast work necessary on the openfas day. The consensus of opinion . of those men ■who aro In a position to know Is that this is a most remarkable show ; it contains no end of excellent features in mechanical and j body construction. The decorative scheme | has received no small amount of praise, It being conceded that the arrangements are entirely in keeping with the exhibits. Here tofore the decorations have invariably given , the Garden a dwarfed appearance, detract ing somewhat from the excellence of the j displays. The decorations this year, how- ! ever, seem to give the Garden more mag- j nificent proportions, greater depth, greater ! width and greater height, and permit the ; cars to stand out in broad relief. Another thing which tends toward a mor* ' attractive display is that the makers as a ; whole have confined themselves to showing ; only one of their several models, and mak ing: the best possible display. There is no j overcrowding of the space?, permitting an excellent opportunity for the inspection of the splendid collection of motor vehicles. Tho lighting of the 1 Garden this year 13 better than ever. In addition to the thou- > sands of incandescent lamps that run along ' the girders, there are no less than twenty eight flaming arc lights, each having: " a : lighting capacity of 2.000 candle power, making a total cf 56,000 candle power • from those lights alone. A great novelty at this show Is the Thorn- ] as revolving chassis on the main floor of • the Garden. By an ingenious contrivance I the chassis of a Thomas Flyer has been ; mounted on a shaft connected -with electric j dynamos which revolves the chassis, dis- , playing to public view every part and par cel of the same. The attention of the inter- ■ ested Is drawn to the different features of . the same by dials which become Illuminated j upon reaching a certain point. While the nredominating colors of finlsn ' are black and dark blue, it is a noticeable ' fact that almost every exhibit contains ona or more cars finished in battleship gray or dust color. As an indication of what may be expected in tho near future, it is interesting to note that among the line of accessories are many driving chains for aeroplane motors. They j are, perhaps, not particularly attractive to the rank and file, but are Interesting to the man who keens abreast of the times. 3 Fire Chief Croker visited the Garden yes terday, and, in company with Colonel George Pope and Secretary at L. Downes, mad'! a complete circuit of tha building. AUTOMOBILES- Luxury and Silence The Peerless Car is distinguished for grace of outline, luxurious appoint ments and. above all, for -Absolute Mechanical Accuracy which assures the li-ury of comfort and silence in running. You are invited to visit our salesrooms and ; cur display at Madison Square Garden So ce l less Motor Car Com P afl y of N.Y. 1760 Broadway, at 57th St. Newark Brand,. 237 Hal^ St. y, «l O/tn 3t. Newark Branch. 237 Halsey St. , Lictrtfd under Set Jen Patents You : .». r -v ,• H Ipiford _1Q Use as well as Buy * o Maxell \ 1,1% MOTO^CAFf giving everything a most thorough Inspec tion. He had not & emzle fault to -nd. in fact, he was unstinting In his praise of tz* excellent manner in which the affair* of IB* show were s* handled. The only racing car of rseord hi th» Garden is the Alco that won the recent Vanderbilt, which 13 placed in a prominent j position to the left of the main entrance. I Harry Grant, who drove to victory In that ! event, is due - > arrive here to-zr.orro-x. K. R. Benson, sales manager of th« Cad illac Company, spent ths greater part of yesterday looking over the several Stall « In the Garden and meeting hi* oldtimx friends of the East. He. like all other* connected with the industry. la thorough^ convinced that this will •« tho oca fcir year. He does not by any maajm look lor ; an overproduction In motor car*. Colonel George Pope, than whom no maa Is tetter known In the motor industry, celebrated his birthday in a rather Quiet ; and business-like maaner. It was son:* seventy years ago that the man •who a%* i led military forces Into battle with t5« same acumen and generalship that ha ha* ' since displayed in business Ufa first oa-v ! the light of day. Instead of remaining , away from the Garden he was among ti» first to arrive, and spent the greater for tiori cf the day perambulating through . out th« building, inspecting this, that «r . the other thing and attending to the mul [ titudinous details of th& vast exhibit. It . was only at the earnest solicitation of him nephew. Captain Alfred Pope, that ha waa finally induced to forget the sho- a.: .'. en joy a quiet little birthday party with Cap tain Pope. Charles and Wilbur Walker and a few other Intimates. MATCH THEIR ICE YACHTP Relative Speed of the Princeton and '•* "Eagle To Be Tested. 'By Telegraph to The Tribune. I Lang Branch, W. J.. Jan. 9— ln Ice yacht ing circles to-day the topic was th« coining race between the Princeton and the. Eagle. After yesterday's race for the- commodore" <« pennant of the South Shrewsbury Club, which was won by Captain Henry H. Munro's Princeton, the. question as to th* ownership of the speediest yacht teas freely discussed by yachtsmen of th» two clubs. Captain J. E. Green, owner of tha Hag!?. is a member of the Shrewsbury club. Fa challenged Captain Muaro to sail a ■-- mil* race, best two in three, for a silver plat* presented by Charles H. Green, which proposition was accepted. The first race will be sailed over tan Shrewsbury . club's course and the ■ocomj over th* South Shrewsbury course. In ease each boat wins a race the deciding on* will be- sailed ov*r the North Shrewsbury club course, at Red Bank. BAILEY SPREADEAGLES FIELD N. Y. A. C Man Takes Mett EaT-a Sis-Mile Run in a Canter. Win3eld Bailey, of ■'..* New Tcrk A".--.-- - Club, showed some c? his olftlraa fora ia winning the six mils invitaUca run if tfca Mott Haven Athletic Club = :?rda:-. Tsjr- M ' the lead at tZw start. Bailey had m trouble throughout. -Kinning by almost half a mile from Tom Hoga of • .-. Holy Crcs3 Lyceum, who was second. Bailey's time of 32:55 is the. best yet this year. C. ShipsteatJ, -with an allowance of flyV minutes, won the handicap ibmiiTimb run with an actual tires cf SX2S. C. Freeman was secor.d and P. Laaajaj _..-_ a. Cor roy and P. .-I:-, who were en scratch. finished seventh and eighth, respective'^- The summary of the invitation run fol lows: Position. Name and club. Ti~» l.."Win" Bailey. sew York A. C Vj* 2..T Hogaa, Holy Cross Lyewua 34^ 3..M. Borck. West End A- C I." 3*»* 4.. J. Ashley. Mohegan A. C '.'. aj^p 6 .R. GouJd. ■«■*«- Bad A. C. ... -P. Maryullo. Wear Eaa A. C .*." " 3T-3« 7.. T. Frauia. West End A. C....... "* -to-'rt 8.. R. L*vy. Har!?m E. H. 3 "" 4i"«i 9.. J. Nicholson. Harlem El H. S 41- % 1 10 .J. Clark. Gooodyear A- C... ~* «££ AUTOMOBILES.