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Phillies to Win the Pennant.
Baseball's One Best Bet.
$0 SAYS WESTERN CRITIC
F.'Mir T.prtox May F??**n ?.-*?_<??
?t Thir-i Base wit':? the
'Pa??-ha 11 '?? one 1-esl bel ""-"III **o ?? ron8 " i
m* rum Me opinion if the Phllliea do nol I
i?ind In Ural plee* tin? vc-*, ?? ?-*., aa ??' ;
?i tv Lentaan. a kean baseball critic of I
?h? Middle "A'?-?-? who hat been ?vat
>.?? s?ip".h-?s. the Tir?tes miH the Phillle*?
action at Aik?n?-a?. Hol Bprinara Of
course the follower* of lbs Giant?
n ill nol ?crept ti??- predlrtlon and an ;
count in a ".i anothei p??nnanl foi the Polo j
Grounds, hut thr.y Who studv :
n 'ii admit thai the Phllli? lo Ik ;
ght" s'rora on pap ould iv> th? i
i ontendere witli ? nd the
Riratos for the National I.? IglM ' ?- this]
?? r ;;? Lanlgan In msklpa hi
i o..m bad so much fiendlali bad lurk i
last s-d-fti that h?? might put on the b Bkea \
*?ith advantage. Ha has the beet aquad In >
?he National League, aa i an. among those ?
-?ho ell vi I iat Johnny MeOraw von al
very lurk* Cap lasi yeai He, mor? tl in
bia tram. sav\ thrft th. pen ant was landed
for Mr Brush. Vei " ?' a wondi
Marnuard h ... ? bigs? ison Meyer? has de?
veloped finely Merkle Is i I eon? Doyle
la one aweet atar. ?Othertiis? I don't llilnk
?-r*u<h of the Giants
I V;no?v that Dooin has McOraw lo
third, and at shoii and ah?.ut tied ox
ami second Charley alsi has a sup.-:.
outfteld b; a hit margin, he also ha
(-._?. 0f i? r?n the slab ;?n?l none the worst
of it behind ectlng mo Phil?
lire aiao In neeinj Ih?m play, one must
rtxvg t's as plaii nosi on old
? hris ? v . . Lseball'a
p.-.* bet ..i|i go ?? n? bumbl? ?.pin?
ion. If ' h< I'htlli* on , ,.i Ian? I
.die Lenox, who thli ?' ba * for
the . ago and vv i*o was
s ..-mon with i h?-- bal until handicapped b>
?n ii ? : he rcgul it ihird
?or th? Chicago t'ufM ihia year. Buch
*. ii... word t bal comea 11 otn Sew ? ??
Frank Chance, -?? the aton go a, is anxious
t.. hold Zimmerman In re-nerve tor Infield
?ii?? ii cas? ol an ??? - ?.? a of the
rs, and for thai reason .-; loachlng
i ? ? larefull) sround th? ihird base cor?
ner if l.fiicv will a I here le
ublllt*? .ov? i the
knows basebell around up and
r >a? ? ami in Loul ? II? last
entina < ' .. ? aolul on Inti o* |
ball trust," so illetj Th? Sporting News," I
of st Louie, mak s lh< following pertinent
Thf.n.i-i Mr Gallagher seema to think that j
tho big men ol p..--hail were poking fun
ax him a".I belittling his resolution when
thev sm'lln**':? greeted it with declarations
tust ? Investigation, he may
be Informed that ihe-y have meant it In all '
aerknisneas Perhaps an Investigation, u>
???ad ol i i ??vu, < bo damaging sa the Con
areaeman imagines, might he of great
Pt in the vvay of opening the eves of some
honisrht.d ones ..s to the ^?-.o?! the "trust"
baa really none for thi natlon'a greatest
?port, and forever still the wails thai iv'
r*?n!ghted seid up In mledlrected sympathy
for the "oppressed slaves" of tlie .-?vstem.
An investigation might bring to llcht
of the many safeguards that have
M-n thrown around the game to keep it
. lean of gambling, speculation, exploiting
P'><-l crooked dealing generally, it micht
-tir.- iiow :t ha? ma.lc possibl? the opening
of a field foi the employment at high sal
ari^?? of ?-ome ten th.-nian.l young men,
. 'K them opportuniii? s for advani
nol only In the prof.-fi.--.ion of playing Itself,
Mi? In many walks of life, that they ti?vr
-<ouln have hurl Otherwise. It might BhoW
|e?? I'nt? Katlie lias been fostered not onlV
? ?v.- -*???,..' centres of population, hut In
?.nt?- and hamlet?? everywhere, to furnish
recreation ?lean and wholeoome to tho?i
aanda ")""> mich? otherwise be denied the
Joy? ?hat com* to .?very true "fan
Mr Galiacho-r might find, if he would
P?:r?-n?> hie Investlgat-?*? into theae ?mailer
pinces, a-id thev mike up ?he hulk of or?
ganised baseball, ?hat ?he Rame, instead of
?-..;-? ? KiinditiE "trust" with a me-rc-enarj
fiirpof". 'a kept In ?v'stence solely ?hrouph
Yte hf.?.^volonco of publie apirlteti citizen??,
?ho Love Sport foi aport'a sake, and
thr-ongn ? dvb pr.de and patriotism that
hi perhaps. In his own political game, has
Fntrv blanks are out for the hunter and
tony rares of th? Rnckaway Hunting Chlb
ii? Tednrhurst, I,onK Island, on April '27.
Btve rnern will make up the pro-jra-iime. ?n
.biding the ?'edarhurst <"np. rhe Rockaway
?up and the Hewlett Cup Bntrlea will
rinse nn April l? The rae? cntnmltt?.-. is
triad? up of *>Vor?dw-ard Bnt.c-.ru. franklin
P. Vaea. Thomas F. White and Phtlllpa B.
Ad "vTolgaat. the lightweight champion of
the world. Mands behind hi.?> manager in
the little fj-nrtrv over hi?. propo.?<ed bout with
.Too Rivera. TVnl-rast ?ay?:
"If Tom M<*rarey wan??, to rio bu-?nes?.
with Ad Wolgast he will have to rlo it
?hrourh Tom ?Ton???", my manager. .Ton? s
and I have been partner?? for three years.
T*.'?- et o more than manazer nni ttj-hter?
me are fast friend.?-. I know what a fight
}?? worth and know that Mri'areys otfer of
$1 S.*.?*??*? la not a fair one. and Tom tnld the
?m?h when he wired McCaroy ?hat his offer
, 3)c_-*) a ?-.ig laugh here."
.'0?eph Hamilton, who failed to report to
the Taafeaaa la?*t year hecaui-e ,,f a broken
'eg. was restored to good standing yester?
day by the National Ra*?--hall ?"ommissjon.
Tho thlrrl contract toward the equipment
of Ebbet* FleJd. the new home of the
Rup#rh_s. was awarded yesterday to the
Hovwood Bros. Ar WakefleM Company for
almost twenty thousand folding opera and
box seat chaira for tho grandstand.
Th? chaira for the main body of the stand
??111 have only ono arm at each end of a
row. all Intermediate chairs being armions.
The seats wlU be 13 by 17 inches, the stand?
ard* of steel with curved backt* of wood.
Thet-e chairs have been specially designed
try filarles "__ Khbets, and are expected to
I o far more riuuny und comfortable than
ihe old steel chair, the elimination of the
erms practically meaning an increased
space for patrons of two lnch?-*a a chair. A
row of thtee chairs will be inatalled in the
grandstand st Washington 1'ark prior to
the opening day on April 11.
The entry of Tom Longboat, the Indian
runner, has been received for the one hour
race which will be th? feature of the pro
lesaional athletic meet next Saturday even?
ing at the 12th Regiment armory. Long
b??at has Just returned from Europe.
8andford .Ja'pies. of Elizabeth. N. J., has
been elected captain of the Columbia 'var
*ity basketball team. He Is a m?mber of
the lunior class, and has been on the 'var
nty aajaad for two sea-tons. Although he
?laved as a regular in Ihe early games both
?st year and this, illness prevented him
from hftldlng down a place all through the
Reason. H?> is a dependable guard and un
TITLE FOR_YALE GYMNASTS
Callaban Carries Off the Individ?
ual Championship from Heap.
Haverford. Penn.. March 23.?'"allahsn. of
Tal<\ won the individual Intercollegiate
gt-mnastje championship her?? late last
night with a e<-*ore of 232?. pointa. Heap,
gf Pennaylva-iia, was second, with 226'_
?points, snd Ruge, of Yale, third, with 21SH.
Yal?. won th*? team championship with s
?,---,r? rrt 34 points, while Pennsylvania was
?*.end with 17 Princeton scored ?4 points,
*R?itg??ra ?. N<-**' York T'nlvorsity 4, Haver
teret 1 and the UnlearUt"* of Illinois ty
Other collegia represented were Harvard.
Columbia and Lehiah.
YANKEES IN BATTING PRACTICE
AT ATLANTA TRAINING (AMP
I?ni.w BWIKOINU \'i" _ mon i'.\l.I
in T NOT GETTING IT ON THE N08K
QUEBEC ES THE PUKEl
Wanderers Defeated in Slashing
MALONE SHOWS STRENGTH
Big Centre Skates Through the
Opposing Seven and Scores
11 itplaying II - opponent si cvci ! angle,
til.? Quebec Hocke) ? luh team defeated the
u.ni.i. i? i ? lui. m m? i I goals !?? ? in ti"
nnal game ;<t lh< St. Nlcholaa Rlnli l-i I
nlghl At iiie expiration <?f the ftrsl hall (
of iiie .-.,niest on Thursday nlghl ?. leboc |
led .". t.. 4. so .that on lotal goali this side j
In Justice t?i the detested team II maj b*
thai i)?.- men from Mm ir< ;?i had to
pla) without tlie services ??f Krnle Russell.
thins - ? ntre, but ???.? n so, ti?
u i- i...! enough i" account for the f'.nai
outcome Qpebec displayed th? bettei team
wink, tie passing being partlrularlj ?
rat'. This It tin- team which recen is won
ih- Stanley Cup, emblematic "i ti'.*' ; i '
slonal championship ?if i'a nada
The larges! crowd ??f the week attended,
? v. i \ fn.ii i ?? r.. " g occupied, "
thai ?it least two thousand people saw lh?
game played as only Canadian ?ti-k han
dlers Know bow, According to the an?
nouncement, (j?ioi.<-i- won the puras of 92.9011
offered to th< winner of thli -? rl< s.
although .: ell? d to ?l" wltho il R is?
the Wanderei team bad an ai.i? sub?
stitute in Roberts, who ptayad stronger and
stronger as the game progrusaed
it ii_<i been freely predicted that il-.-r?.
i ?? id i ?? "something doing" In the wa: "r
rough worki sccordlng to the Can
;.i..i, and Ihere was, bul it di?l ii?-t laal
long, because of ths pr?iii?t't action on th?
par) of Russell Roerle, tb< wall known
amateur hockey player, who came down
frmii Montreal expressly lo referee, Th?
t< <t rame In ih<- second period, when
Marks, Quebec's rlghl wing, nul s.
ti'.rn. Wanderer's cover point, _-i\\
They rroas?checked savagely, blocking
and labblng in warlike fashion, In a tilce
ethers rii.tw-rt 1ii, and stick* Of both . i'les'
w.ii_r?i the combatants apart Bowls then
tool ?? hand sending the unruly one la
tin- side for tin- ?remainder of the period,
v. inch amounted to seven minutes
The teams i .ni scarcely faced off In the
Aral session ere Qusbei rushed thi rubbei
Into Wander? i in-. After the puck was s?nt
flying >'fH k Ualone luck it (l??wn .-ill al.?n>
for th?- first goal, the time bring 141
From first to la_t, Hall, th.- fearless
ooverpoinl on the Quebc team, distin?
guished him?-, if both <.n offensive and de
fenslve work tie scored the second k??;?!
for his Fide after five an?! S half minutes on
S t>a_ ?- from Marks. It wb. In breaking li!?
t|i<- rushes Of ths oth?-r Birle where Mall
appeareii to i.-st advantage, it wa.? hi?
?;. v_ .'? a-- Well ?^ SCCUratS ehecking that
; iioiieii th?^ advances of the plant Ross,
who Invariably got by th? other Quebec
player.-- The fust period ended 2 to (i In
favor of the champion team.
After the announ?er had mad? a futile
attenit.t to ?ay something while the crowd
laughed and whistled the second twenty
minute period wa? Started. The Wanderer
combination played desperately and for a
tIti.a kept the puck in the. opposing terri?
tory. After nearly eleven minutes S
?'leghorn soorrd all alone, while four min?
utes later Roberts counted aRain for the
Wanderer team. Tills made lb* Rame
close, Quebec leading, 7 to ft. on the grand
This gave the Wanderers an opportunity
to make a great racket, apparentlv believ?
ing that Quebec was hemming demoralized.
The resourcefulness of th.3 la. t name.) ?h?
then demonstrated, the team scoring four
goals in rapid tire order. McDonald, tho
speedy Prodgera am! Unions CSflng the
?puck four times In as many minutes. That
I ractlcally Kettb-d tho Rame, the period
ending with th. total 11 to i; in Quebec's
Thereafter the champion team contented
Itself with holding the opposition safely,
though two more goals were shot for goo?l
measure by Malone. Robert! and Roes also
counted for the other side.
The llnc-up follows:
Quebec .. 1. I'o?ltln_. Wandrirr* .-??.
Han.?' P._. Cleghorn
M ..I'?lie.?".O. <-|eKli.,rn
M I'omiid.L, W.Robert?
S11I ..titule?Tetrault for Bander. Qoala: <j.,.
i? Maleas (4), Hall, M* 1 >onai.i ?_i. Prod??"
Wanderen s Clagbom, Roberta (2), Rone.
Penalti?? Hall, two minutas for tripping;
Mark?, aeren mlnut?? for cross-checking; S
i.rghorn. ?even minutes for croee-chacklns
Han, iwo minutas for tripping; fl. Clcahnn ?
minute? for croR8--rheckltiK; Mark?, two rnmni. -
for rros* <'hecklng. Hefcree- Hu?.c|| Bowl?,
Montreal. A??IMant refera? William TtijH?iell.
Amateur Hockey league, ?loa! umpire??(?. llar
mon. Wanderer?, and J. Hrliton, Hockey Club.
Tlm*k??p?r?W. J. <_roker. Wanilerer?. Penalty
timer?Frank Klllson. Wanderer? Time of gams
?Three period? of twenty minute? ca. h
VICTORIA HOCKEY TEAM HERE.
The Victoria hockey learn arrived here
yesterday from Winnipeg, and the player?
had their first practica on artificial ice at
the ?Ht. Nicholas Rink, where they ate
scheduled to meet a team of all-star play
era selected from the various cluba In the
Amateur Hockey T-?a?gue. The team is
the undisputed amateur champion of i',.n
ada. and has successfully defended th* P'r
Montagu Allen trophy
SUNDAY'S NEW-YORK TRIBUNE
Mailed anywhere in the United States
'or $2 50 a year.
km . , l l l. if m .? -
Il \\ I'HABK RKAD*i l'< ?R \ T\\ n HAtUil _
yanK.ees \/n<ablc to Vfciy
in Exhibition G&rnes
Reason, Another D?\sh
of VVe?-.hcr Creo
I! ' ? . I
.Hants, Mare t Kelthei \ ? en? nor
Annlston, which communities were
? ? . -.ecu,.! tea t
'S .i ? ? k ? ? ^ to da) wen visited
l.auiH There was * n.I I ? .. on, and it
?ta? th? weather rtir- fag end <f 11
turbanc? which hll the North Mm k \i
l.-.nta ia--t tight, and th? *? .-1 ? ?
mornti g u t.Id and w? I
men a:ose early I. I their
i aspect! re destinai
? I from tx.tr. places Ihsl
v.r.. unsuitable for pis; and the game?
? ?. . bandoned
Tlie w?-ather 'It-It. t ? l--.ii, bul
keep his fl?..-k from forgetting Ih? t
H hasebsll Wolverton t'-?.u Ihem out I
Il ? ? noun ... -1. ? o
P ? The i
? ? . raw and
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and i'lark ? i.? ? ? ?
lim. and had lb? i ? .?i ? i I? .. ?.? nul ne
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??? I?..11 ... ? ? latin?*
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RAIN STOPS THE GIANTS
Get a Little Practice, but No
Game with Dallas Nine.
|B Telegraph ?n Th? Tribun
Dallas, Ten , March '?' Rain, los I*
peral ure, ?<t grounds and other popular
brands of spring weather kept u?- ?
Idle to-day, an! they win >??? In luck
can play their final games hers ami in For!
?"onilng up fi"in Merlin last nici I I lu
?quad rade through a heavy tain and tu
day another "norther1 ?enl the temperature
The skv was clear f"r ' ahorl .
aftr.ri.n ?iwi Mc.Qraa ordered everj
bodied player Into uniform and look them
nut to Oaston park for an hour*! work on
tlie turf The diamond _ ;. - the l_T)l of
slushlness and so the workoul wai con
load fo hatting exercise si.? chasing
c?nife ft crowd gathered In watch the
Giants going through their "stunts." AI
the Mate fair grounds, across th? treet,
Miss Mathilda Molsanl had been ach< !
i.. an aeroplane nigh! bul sh< ? illed off
her programme, on eerawnl of -. ?t grounds,
?Id. although the ? Ightseei ? ...uld not
underatand why that should Interfere with
her vocation. The crowd then drifted Into the
hallyard and watched tin Giants awhile.
llallas "fans" were greatly disappointed
becauae of to-day's postponement, ns
Matliew-on had boon advertlaed ;is one of
the pltchen The homeward movemenl be
gins to-morrow olgbt, when Die regulan
leave for Texarkana and the colti ??? to
Arthur Devlin win play flr.it base and n? ?
as manager of the colta Pierce, Bvans and
l-'errel) have been assigned as pltchen for
this team, and Devllfl will pick ii|i Muttsell
at Bhreveporl on Wednesday, thai young
man having gone to his home near here to
day. Bill f.uby. Prank N'.ihowel and rim
Thompson an not iisie<i with either team
and will probably go on thr ugh to Nee
?QUAKERS TAKE FIRST GAME
; Beat Middies in Close Contest by
Annapolis. Mar? h 22 -Timely hitting,
coupled with good pitching by Imlay si
? ritlcai stag? s. enabled the University of
Pennsylvania to defeat Ihs Naval Academy
at has? hall here to-day by a BCOrs <>f I
^n the ninth Inning Hie midshipmen lllled
the boast uiih nooe ml and me runnel
got linrne on a fielder's choice. Bui lb?
next two batsmen were retir? d easily. Ralfl
feii ?luritiK nsoat of the game.
The score follows:
Il H K
renn?>i\ania .. 1 0 .1 o ?? n .. a n 4 i?. t
N?m o t t 9 9 9 9 9 1 ?0 I i
Batteries imU- and lia?).?, ?=>ii7rrt vinaon
?nd III? _??
OOLUMBIA IN PP.NN'8 CIRCUS
I'olumhla will send Its gymnasium and
wrestling teams to an Indoor carnlv.il and
nrcus, to he held al the Inh?r-dtv or
Pennsylvania n-xt Friday night The ,-at
nHal for the benefit of the general ho.
ri'als In Philadelphia, and la an annual
affair af Pennsylvania, although this 1? the
flrM y?.r that anv eiitMde Institution i? ?
?Wn invited to ?end itpree?ntative_.
RACE MEET A? Mi
Novel Test for Army Mon Over ;
V ? .. > ? ? ? ... . Ii ..| ..!.
t see meet In be I?. Id a : ' ? I
i ,e, o- ?. ' ' ... TI
M.-?v 16, an I .->.i"it?i .- Ma ? Th? !-.?? ?
? i I be i un ui d? i tl.. dir? ? Hon "f th<
\\ ashlngton Rid ?._ .?n.l Muni nub, ulti
ii..? sanction of lh<? hunts romtmlttee ?>f lh?
N'ai onal -?? nd Hunt A.?
The XH .?i i ?? -i-.-. ? ? ? - ratina will
?p. , ?ni-, and \i.?t??? Hi n ' All? n l
cha i m.m ?.i 11.no
i h?> i ;..-? - \> i, i ? for K? ntl? ne n ridei
offli <-i of i1" .i.?'?? ??? -i n.?v ? and "tile r
,-f foreigi govei meni ? i n ? be In
I'io- ' .,:..? ?... \" 11 <i
.,1.1?- cupa v'.in be given ;?? ihe ??? Irinln
i Id? ra and trophies lo tin rid? i ? of hot m -
i.. ,? ? ond end tlilrd
Am. u ' I' I.il ' led I ctif
which wilt he th? donation ol lh? "*???' '. .?? u
branch of lh? I'nlted lab i'nvalrj and
t;. in.mut Association The Irophy arlll g?
10 the e In"- i ol i ? ? ilrj I? I on May II.
Tlie (.???( w ill ?? ? ' ? . :.p o" . .iv all v I'
?.. twenty mil.'ountry, over a
lerritor) lo i?.- lelected i.-,- governmenl of
' rial i, and lo finish In front of the |
Henerel l/conard Wood ?nd ?taff will
11 . i ?.. - ?h. condition of men ai d horeea, and
the . ||p a III I" i '??? 'i''!? ?1 on Ihll -?
Th? Washington branch of the National
T?. m..nut \t.stion alll donate a cup for
..n.' of the raeei Th? Metropolitan, ihe
Army an.i Navy and the chevy Chase
. lube al??" will cm ?? I pi
\ MUple Of troops from Fort M"V?r. Vir?
ginia, v?iii Ki\.? ,i .iihi between races, The
?Irllu .??.? spertaculai and vvill p.? sin,? i.
i rove .-i .|.. ?<i?-.i atti action
OUTDOOR PRACTICE AT N.Y.U
First Game of Season vith
Princeton This Week.
The New v?.rk I'nlveralty hasehall lean*
had thr?-?' ?iiv.H ?.f outdoor practica la I
wi eh niel? i ti"- ?I'1? - lion of Albei t Jube
the coach ? ?ni three men <>f lasl aeason'i
nine wir. graduated, and 11 ? - ? fresh mai
'. la .- has produced several men who ..n
fill th? ir placea.
in former years Sea Tori * w...u point
ha in ? ii in It-? hatter;. bul this ? ?
there are 1?.- seta of men foi lh? .- p..vi
lions vv ho are pi onil ildi ? Broa n
and at., the r?gulai 'varslt- pla*reri
there ?t? Rlnnot, Pari lach, Wade and
Comfort in the pitcher's i">\. and Haul,
Lap?dea, < >'Rrtll? ai i vi. Tte-rne? behind
the lai l'ii ?t t... . i\ ill he . ..v i 11 .1 bj
either Rlllffe or Wells.i. and thnsmai*
will plav .?t ae?rond iu*t ?vie. will pin)
?he?rtatop cannol be told aa yet, hut \).
Naiiv and Klngale) are hoiii he|?ig used In
that poeltlOfl Lyneh. one of last years
veterans, vvill rover third haso
In the outfield will bo found trvo votoraii
piMvors NI*<on. the .??ptstn <->f the team.
ami Rtennan. In loft and contre Mold In
right tleld either Hamilton or Hennobergei
will bo used.
Tho fir?? gam? of tho ?janean with Prince
t?n - in he pla??d thi*? ?vo?*k, ?v'athor per
DAVIS TIE IN ENGLAND'
Britons Will Probably Meet
French Lawn Tennis Team.
WINNERS MAY PLAY HERE
No Mention Is Made, However
of Bye-Competition with
I ? g i.i.i ippears d< I? "mined to obtain the
itional ti" matches for the Dm
? hallenge i up if it la possible to do -o tbl
V> 1th th? M;?!' r f til t.-ani Of F
i i.? -, ? ?-s ? ho ha) " been the ? n ?
I Kuropean n rts 'or the ia~i season i
I ? ' icrtll? With t!ie Rngllsh, H _?_lld
? ? ? ? ?? ?r thai Ann r ? ? ? ? -
\'.W fork <'-t- wag like!) to go
f mi. rnational la*
--.,-. ,, TI e
i ?? -. ' . -i . reached
.... ? ? , . .
of international li? ma? h< - ?_ te ? en
'in. British i ?les and I ? I.?? chelleng
-,_- di ?-i-i? d In i ?? sis -i. . entlon
| la made as to *'her< ?
\ --,. -1. ?Hi !-.- .1. ? ld< -
meeting ??'' th? Krenrhmei at I the Ht non??
-. ? ? .. .Lit. ??- ??le? ted early In
.Im?.- .nid ?li; be v> timed ?>. - 10 allow
t?. French players t.- compel, also in the
i ? giai -i ? hamplonshlp on lh? n
' K\ Imbledon
i ? , ?i ne.-Ut
.?.,.,- - I . , ? ?
' - Itlo '? - . -
. I Ita meeting ?m Fi Ma i Ight al
. the \\ ?.|. rf-Astorls it I ..- - -
? i iii.it i he Frenchmen will defeat ihe
(tritons .n.I In ai?v event an eff,.rt la to he
> i . ii.i\. the s Inning ?? m? '??
itinlr; \- i rew ni h ?w?'ver, I h? o it
look \g m. ? . n? uursgti
following psrsgrsphs deal with 'he
ti- . .Iiu \i I
, whsl smounts lo sn h ? ? lationaj
ered courts match .. ? i ml ? begin
? Thursday, Msrcli " m?l
? 4 if m day :
? Ti,r. <> . inintr!. . Krane? and
! England, have challenged for Ih? L>avl*
. p. in-1 the draa for the preliminar) com
petition has resulted in America getting Hi?
hye The t'- between Franc? . .i Kurland
"til prohabl) he played In England in the
??? ..f the grass -- i-???i? Vccnrding to
It? Iter, Qob? rt. I...?ir? ni/, und I ><
airead) been chosen lo represent Kran?-*,
and \? ?!! *pt nd a month |p I ;. ?\., ?!
understand t ha I Ihe F I .,-..
the far!- \ s l.iniildt! mat? I' "?II hi ? ?
nltel) . linden to-morrow, hut it w : 11 n. ,n
p. ohahlllt: . onslsl of ? lobert, i ??
l<aurents, Oermot, fanei and Men)
th* hottest tide that Pari- cou Id no
raise v? annoimced last ?<-.-k the 1...1.1 ml
t.nm ?lit consist of Roper Barrett farldla,
|ii\on. (}..re. Oordnn l,i?w. and Rltchl? "
England has heen snnualli struggling for
a i.'.int.ii ..f wats With the problem of
ranking?! the players Home veai ago II
?a-- sbsnd??ned ? Itog? thei . ? . _
th? Britons reg ird< d as th? isibilli]
of Issuing sn adequate list Nevertheb ?
the demand has .ecu constant for nom?
thing that would official!) afford a com
pardon of the relative merits of Ih? lead?
ing men in order to get |h< opinions of
thousands ??f players an official cnmpetltl >n
ha? been begun, playera and f,.i!?.w.> rf
the game bemg in\ite.i t.. name the ?ixteen
best players In the kingdom and to pl ?< a
them in their order of m,.rlt with the handi?
cap which they lon.idi-r would be appropri?
ate to each, tf ?Anthony F Wilding, ths
greet A n-ti alian, who hol.Is the Kngllsh
championship were in the handicap on the
scratch merk. Three prises, approximate)*.
HI, $i? and $.'.. are to be awarded those
competitors whose rankings approach most
nearly to tin- verdict of tM majority. When
tins aras pointed out yesterda) toa former
member of the Am? ricen ranging -"11111111
i.e. he declared that the idea approached
what hIiouI?! he done in this country, He
thought thei II would be well <?> start such
.1 movement neal fall, snd so cause the
players lo actual!) dedde upon ihe ranking
bj popular vote.
in connection with the matter of ratings
this country is so large and player?
one section so seldom nee. I hi !..nhiic men
..f another thai sectional ratings have !??
rome more and more?the \?intii- The Pa
idfli States Lawn Tennis Association re?
cently ranked ten pleyers for their per
forman?*? last year The irreal Maiirlc? 1
M Ixiughlln, 'v ho played so bi llllantlj in
Sen /-..laii'i In ths International pup
natch? ?. hi adi I hi 11 it, a hlch folio? t;
\i. l, Mam I? ? M< Loughlin. No. :, 'i ?
1 isund) . No -. Melville l.mg; ... I,
Charlea Foley; No. L. Ward Dawson; No
i-, ||? 1 bei 1 1. ?n? No 7. H It Mai 1 In; No
s .1. . iia.hii. No '.'. W . John ton, . id ? n
|... K. I ottn'll
it is claimed thai thei ? pis . ei - an neai 1?
even as to skin, which would Indicate
great strength on th< Padflc Coaal The of
Hears of Ihe sssoi latlon iln-r. are Di Sum
n.-i Hardy, president; a r, Way, vlce
prei Idenl s i? Mai ? In, Ire istirei . .1 < \
Rohlf . .larj snd 1 1 Hund; ? 1 1
ant ? ? 1 etai
ABERNATHY "KIDS" BUY AUTO.
The two well known Abernath] kids.'
accompanied h\ thei, father, Jack .bei
nelhy, have |osi purchased a M-horse
power Honk touring car Md taried on ?
trip from S*n Francis. .1 to Mexl 0 ''"'.
The boys din? the to hoi ispowei Ruick
cat as easllv as thev rod.? their ponies, ?dd
.r . 4, r |..| Rronc, ?n their fanv. ><? mi?
4o _rf.1 R'.oiev.it.
Leaders in *Bi?
I.?o Lnehe. Brooklyn .
?I XYetn her. Uontlrello. \. Y
Il her! Schwebko. \o?t York
Henry dense. m.-,,.hii. >. j
.lohn Rontpel. Rrnokl'n
?ioor-tf Hill. riiilixlrlphlT
\\ Kolh.Tntol. llr.K.l.l.n
Willli-n* ?. lilrgemlfl. rnter?on
.1. Zlnckarnof. Nowark, S. 4
It. -I. Lesfc, Rrnokljr?
\t illlnn? I l??nnlfc-n rHtor*.nn, *?
I -op?r nn?l Kit. hell. Vow \ ork
la v(onre.iin nn-1 In Bflle, Montreal
MnUe? and heal, \? nterr.nr-.
i Isnt'or hp?I Weetherga Vfntmri
Lanre-i '?-?I *T.*?jon?. PliiladolphlH
H*-n>t*oi HP?l Geatefasa. R-?v-.ki?n
Rial/ ?ml ?.?.?H. Pl.inflol.)
si*itl> ici'l Walter-. Kiillierfor?*. V .
f'orklln an?! Mr*Vu,mnrn. New *. ork
'??nHi?- aiul (.er-nsi't-r, r.ito-?x>n
( hanneey. See Vork .
Molm.^. Vo\. Vori?
Emplee, "?st-w-esa . ?.
Annes. v.v.n? .
?.??h-t-i Palace, Beeoblya .
lloral'l < lui?. Nom \ ?rk
viriir?? , Neu \ or'* .
Kti nt.m. PhlladelpMa
llsrttel >?.. I !rrnt..r.
MMeopolitae *??>. i. v.
FOGOElVeURG LOSES AGAIN
M. Maura ^eats American Bill
iardilt in Paris Tourney.
Mai 23. in the International
amateur billiard champlonahlp tournament.
?vhlch waa continued here. Us-day. M
Meurs, of Belgium, defeated .1 Ferdinand
Poggenhurg, <?f Sew York tho Amerl.-an
? n ?he sr-i.res reading I?*-'1 to IT.'.
Tho tournament is for the amateur <*ham
plonahlp ;,t ,'.: balkline Mlliards. Th.? ?lo?
fent vv.i the ??eeond which the American
I ?- experienced in the tournament.
LUCK i\ MIGHTY FACTOR
Gror-zTtown Finds Mine of Base?
March 3 Tot. runa, with
in? hit. ??err. arored m th*- fifth Inning
r.. ?i.r Georgetown L'nlveralt*- ha?.o
? nil I...-.IH ^^.li.o-i Mounl Si Joseph Col?
lege, of Ba tlmore.
Georgetown weni i" bai with the score ?
t?> .i m favor of iIk- its I tlmore team The
made ? home run. nine men re
i i ,.. ?. on baila end tnree men ?-.?re
? pit? her The bases were fill.
? i ? ? . :i .m .? |h. i?itln?* team in
riisg ii Quit th? fl< Id lh? final aeon being
... t ,
ADD TO OLYMPIC FUND
E. C. P'Own Sends Contribution
from Chicac*o Company.
jame? R 8 an re-relved a communlca
..?r? y. erett c Brown, of r"h*4*-ago.
? ? .-,- thai he ha.-* re?-?lv**d a
trlhuilon of ?'??? from t:ie Swift i'otn
..,_.. Mr Brown aaid thai
prominent aportsmen throughout the
Mtddl? "'. ? -*t . all ?*-nthuataatli ovsr th
.-? id and are glndl} contrtb?
iting to Ihe fund He reports several $'."?',
.1 C5 contributions, and .?-?pe.'ts e.?n
, ! .-i .. ihortl] The aa contrib
lYie s ? -f? t'ompany, with the *:***
- | .._l.ti Vi'ii.'ur. of '"hlrago,
?? which Julian \v.
i*-_rtis* -i ir? usurer, ?-an expect In i f? a
EVERYTHING EXCEPT SNOW
Thf Superhas Experience Som**
Fine Kentucky Weather.
' I : ? . . - ? '** ? ?? a ?
?ville, \i.n-. h i-, Rverythln** that
... ni.iU. up winter ex *..?if anos -? ???
'n Pi.Ir.l ri Ihe Heather (irr.- tod.?' A"l
s\erythlnx lhal i '-nuke winter n?
Included in the weather ie?..?rt for to-rnor
to that lh? ? for a name =.?
With -?ii ihii -i .i'n. rhem in the face,
Kill Hehlen and hla weatherbeaten Bil?
la manage?*! ?o _,?t in a.*ti?.n Pe/ice.
TI la morning he chaperoned hla crew to
?lie [?;.rk f??r a w.. ko.it and an ni?*>e<-tinn
of th.? grounds Itardl* had the- arrived
' ? . S'hen 1 tin !.. _r.n I., t'.ill and the
players wer? bach lo Iheli dotoi and
i b? !. noon
moon he had Ihem In their uni?
' i?-? *l " ?> .-i...-?, and ?? Ii hm a half
llOIII ? ? >? ? . is? -'ihlerl in Hi? big pa
..i th? Kentnek) Sute Pair Grounds,
? p. ? n.. -.?..rke.i out until near!* I
i? in addition t.? !-a.sei?ail. aeveral
? Ihe pi ? iged in an ..II round
tesl wl r, ?ulte-| (n a tie
i. tu... n ? ? Rarger .? 11 ? I T?...|.?>. tho quea
lion of l.i I t - : : 11 [ ?? 11 ?_; tx ii.k Ihe la?it .*\.-ut
?.? p. dt-ctde-d H wa- fortunate f??r the
giil?erhas thai the; had a pla.->? ro pra ?
as rain fell all .?ftei no.m.
\n.?tii.; player w;i-? ?..|.i??,i i., the hospital
??i ihta morning Morrow, one .?f the laal
of in. pit. hers to b* signed h? Dahlen.
? ' lo hla room .?n dey (*o*ner*
i-t-.l : still on the ?i. k list, -md will hard?
ie? lu? room before ihr elub leavea
bore, for Indlnnapolla nexl week
Nothing except ,? remarkable .-han-jo m
Ihe weather will allow the plavinK of t..
between th. Bnperbaa .?nd
BOWLING PRIZES AWARDED
ship in A. B.
? hlcago, March *3. 1'nzos won by howlers
In Hie lWO-men teem *n,l individual events
of the American Rowling Congreea tourna?
ment, vvhi.-ii ended to-day, were announced
in night. None ?>t the oonteatanta la the
min.,i events to-day disturbed the leaders.
lh?. ir?ij champions are i*arry Button, ol
Rochester, III Mi? singles, and Phil Sutton
and Nelson Owen, of .Louisville, m th
doubles, while I hi .lii-ev.-tii prise went t?*?
i.atr? Button, rhe made his champion
? hip i -ore ?.i ??,?? on March II, ic Ihe BrtN
man lo ?? m t n. indh Idu ?i title >.f the
American Bowling I'ongrees twl?ce, his
previous sin-cess coming in i*>?'? at ?Pitta
burgh, v? lien he defeated """red Bruggeman,
of Bloux ?'n?. la m Ihe play-off to break
i a ll*. Hl> auccess thla year Ii even more
? remarkable than lus flrsl .?ne. as the Held
! ?-..is th. bigaresl .m?! h .?-i that -vi r tae**d
i Ihe pins m the hl??t?>|-v of the tw.-lv?- Am. i
lean Bowling '"ongress tournaments
Prises aggregating more than $?.??>? were
distributed ainona '-'"; l<snma In the two
man event, while S7I figured In the prise
i. i m the Indh Idual ? rent, a kick totaled
Th.? iiv, higheal prize winners in the
doubl? i und slnglea foll?n .
.-ntoni Uni !ir-l-?t.
ll,.i hkls?, Delroll . ??Ti
i.i. t.. aat
k ,?.,?. u? . an
t "i ? Prias
I i,,. i I- cl m I
Pill II i .
ilion T _. j ? ? - ill-?
,? ,.| . Usurer, i ..ima'iti-.sn. ?"?lilo.
*. . .i,.,..i M
VRANK KLAUS RF.ATS DILLON
sin Prend co Mereh S. FianK Klaaa
of Pittaburg. ???'nod th* de.'islon OTOT
u.*l Dillon th? in-?tat?apo!lf? middl?**.oi-*ht,
aftei tweat) rounda of hard lighting at
LuOiuUii Amu taeM to day.
New York Men Object to ?
Double Tax Now Imposed.
NO ACTION ON "DODO" BALL
William Kirk Chosen Pret?jL
of the Association for a
Vaterson. N .1. Mar.h g w?)r
gathered at the annual convention of ?3.
National Rowllnjr ?kaaadatlon here t?4?
Some of the New York men opp .?., ?
..cent tax or ea.h retf.tered hot. i.r J?
thouarh representative,, for all other ?J*
favored the plan until some better on? <?
he devKed to provide funds for th? ^
i , _ '" so??
in New York the ? n- Assodotkiri u
eerl, cluh %: annual'' for lwm^ /?
while the National Association |m??^
tax of ... cent? on e,c|n individua' bo?,?%
Tn other ritte, the svstem I. to 1*x '
bo_icr _-. cents for the national tm ?J
additional taxation of |5 or ?1 cent, fo, ?
local bod.es it |? th_ double laxao^J
whleh certain of the New York bsaln
Th? delegates _ ere in se^toi, u.
Ml a late hour discussing th? n1;.t.,r ._'
electing officer* and the debate *tt*\
??pirtted that for ? time It was ?itm^i,
restore order *
The ionz programme of important \?tu
la no., trat forced to the board of tam*.
nors and probably will hang Un tas *,<,'
?-rai months, notably the t.-iaded or ,\n*9l
ball ?piestion The matter of awardis,
next year's convention and tOumafl*a__j Z
was left to the board of governori a Z
?outender for thr privilege arn-.red h
Boaton, the borne of the duck and cm?*
Ther? was " element produce, t* ta*
among th- New _or_ delegatlag o2
Plan* to make ths entire regtatrattai pit?
Individual throughout, ass-seln? si) cent?.?
each individual howler, the proceeds t0 j,,
divided hefwee,-, the N.-w Verk ^ J
Nation,-,; Rowllns associ?t. -
This spirit was so mror.g that VClin^,
Kirk, <?f Wilmington. IM. wtM r+ta*nm
rresfdent acain?* his wishes. Jetat n.,..
mat'-, of rater?on, WOS e'-er,^ fn ptMtZu
Joseph Th'im. of New York, a? . r?f He
president. Tlium did not wish re..!*-^
EL K Krause, of n,, , mrrrsii i *
Mazelton. of Baltimore, SJ ?e.ond \trt,
president Klmer K. Dungsn, of P_!U4?t.
i?!iia. was reflected treasurer, what FfOrol
I?. VCoodworth, "f Brooklyn, wsi re-eiected
secretary, The re-e|r ? , kxtnkj '
?lue >r> the desire of th.? delegates to _???->
the preeent administration In otftca m u?t
? >-. er the present crlslu
New members ?if th? hear.! ?_ iosmmi
?re Loots Ruen. of Philadelphia; (.?or-n
'unis, of Pateraon; Fred Roth, W *r\*x*j>
I son; Bernard J Maurer, of Syracuse, s. k
William?, of Richmond, Vs . and ?etgjt
Than, ?if New York ThOS* re.elected fuj,
low- Pharles P. ?*ohn. of .New York; Will,
lam ?"ordes, of Brooklyn, founder o| th*
National Bowline tssoclstion, who i?d the
f.oii. .lohn .i Fitzgerald, of Peterson; JC.1
Meier, of v\o, ?..,.? v; \y purse?, nf
New .rk . i'. A Parker, of New Y^rk. XI. B.
Mulfor.l. of n'c. fork; T"- F s. T*<*. if
Albany, sod W R Pteveneen, ?f ft'i-eeiing;
P l,o.?!le MulfOrd, pr?sident af fh? v*v
Y"rk Bonding (asocial ' * ??
a pla?e on the board of governor* I ' ? ?'-?
P. Cohn was ?he ?uhj?-? t .
agitation, bo! he ?res re-elected by ? _ood
majority <*ohn Is the c|-ir-piori ef t*. rr*e
plan of individual reg '
The registration matt.? he* eegp* .i" t
to a que?tlon tor t!i" New York BowVag
.ssodktlon to decide, a? |t ?? ? >-.
sidlsry of the national aaao
not adopted that plsn. It ?rea said f>-r>'t'-t
thai ? determined effort would ta ?"-' Ihr?
ward to brine Ihe pew plan II I? ttffatt - ?
ttioiiKh the opposition claim? 1 ?
New leader? came ?n th- front n th?!?"?
man fixture ?.f th? tournsi ? ' '??
? 'ooper and XV it Kltchell, of ?'?- MskSSI
?'Inb. of New York, landed " I
l,.^. du? chleflv to t'i .
Kltchell. The latter Is '
tary of th? New York i
lion, and tatii-i lie, :w ?and
per ga^??'> lum ordinary supi
14^ and 19..
Roiltnan t^i Mor eaux snd ' Id
Belle, of the i anadia i Uhlet ? his- ft
Montreal rolled Into
i"?i,. f..i i-i ? ?' '
creditable, for I ? so ? ' ? ? ?"1 n\
while tils ps ? . -i ? : i
T ? lennon and .i m..k- ti<-y, "( r
t"ok lifti. i osltion, ?fh i.:?'
In Ihe llv? -'nan com? ? I \M"?<?
t lui?, of Nee fork n " ' I
the Annex Club, \ fauft.
with ?1HT; the Ptenton ? ?
phla, ninth, with i
Tr< nton, tenth, with '-.1 ?
.1 Beecher of Uontlt-ello *^ ? mad??
senseUonal st?templ ? *?d It
to-night's Individual gam?
b. K;i:i Indifferent!! with ITJ
remarkabl? fashion n I "d ??tii
_;i. folloarlng it ^nii :?? II ?
an ordin?r) run ot luch In
h? would have beaten ihe a-orld'i r->c->nl
with ease. Hits tint W?
t. . ? i. s'ilto.1 in splits
Alben dchwebke, of the ?.lgoi |Uln ,",,i"-'
of Neu fork, was to ei
veteran rollad ek inly, getting
Ut for a total Of ?_. sn I
which i .k-.'- third i ?slfdoi
break? Were splits He did BOt c*l? *
spcii. Beveo oth? r mai ? ?
The tournament m ? >
to-ni_ht the six lead? rs for I
American chauiplooship. calculated In ???
t..t_i pins tot al - Willie? H.
Kltchelt. of New v --k. thro gk Ms g
cillent |...?lin_ UHlS) I ??"'?'? ?*??
th.? lead, with s total ol ? . ? - ?'?"',-**
of Ml Kit.-ii.-ii rolled -? i
games Second on the'llsi f? n ?"'> ;,,:''?
is Ueorge OusUfson, of Brooklyn, wHh ?
average of _MS-t, follow?ed !?J ' ?"?"? ' ' rV"
. i Brooklyn, with _ ? Hei >* Ki
tVaahlngttm. .'? ' '-'. Henrj "
abeth. m ?-:'- ??nd Cherle Mae
Brooklyo, M?2-l ,.
rh. ?competltkM for \\ ' ??*? wl
be reeumed lo tit* ","-||"n ?^?^'"rf, ff
Mondas sfternooa il I "
GERSCHAL BROTHERS WIN
Make Races at St. NicboUs ?*
a Family Affair.
-|n>, ,(cc.h tlerachal brothera, Arthy#
Btanley. of PubUc ichool I*?, of T^iJJ
?ere the wlnoera of the one-half I
al?, o?,.,,i,ane.' mi). Junior t*^*WjmW
^tlvriy at tlte St. Nicholas Blnfcjjj;
,?, Arthur llerschsl mad **?*?*?
?,.,,. as a sen,,?,' skat-, *,nnln?*MJS
, .c-li. li. had a handl?sp of ? ??T
Krank S,.?,k.U,t_.'.'. of Heordlteo ln-f
fron, , -,-ai n. -as? a stem ohas?,
\ ,ii,. He finished thirl
',,??.., .'..rs.h.l ?as forced d*?^
? ,,?? for ll.eflrsl time In '^J"'rvbflt
H? gol I K?''d start, and 0?W
; aurely I nrged to Iks he?!
ti?- lummertea folio? Lit?xe*
.n,e,,i.?.-r..MK rs..nd,e.P .(
,vo? by sunl.y .lemchal. ??j?rjg*tt
,.,.?,.-_? M.r.hew Tr.,n.?en. K?h.J'
..-h-, .?yards?. "^M'H*rrM'. txtm
pard-seai Bebe?, it* ^<""',?,? ,h,r'!
'S,! _.n.?? '-?*??? h-;: r
lira?. 1 S3 15.