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AMERICAN JOCKEY CLUB.
Second Day of the Spring Meeting
at Jerome Park.
THE LADIES' STAKES.
How the Beauties of the Boudoir Looked
and the Beauties of the Stable Ran.
FOUR CAPITAL RACES.
Xaty Pease Wins the Ladies' Stakes,
Preakness the Jockey Club Handicap
Sweepstakes, Brennns the Sell
ing Eace and Fadladeen
the Mile Heats.
The second day of the Spring meeting at Jerome
Park was a success as to racing and weather, and
very fair as to attendance. In a subdued manner,
It Is the Lady's Day or the American tnrf, as the
Oaks is the hippie speciaclc In England sacred to
the fairer half of humanity. Had It is to say that
New York yesterday did not pour as high a wave
of beauty over the graud stand as the
ocean of London rolls, with theen of silk
und loam of tulle over the broud downs
of Epsom, when the three-year-old Alios
contcud over the world-famous race course.
But there were choice wavelets of loveliness at
Jerome Park for all that, and, us may be noted be
low, sweet things in bonnets and hats and irre
sistiblo webs of raiment made bright eyes, pouting
lips, fairy lorms and dainty hands look all the more
bewitching. Ah! to catalogue these costumes, to
describe tlicm with the most harrowing techni
cality, gives to the simple student of tho beautiful
a very slim and delusive iuca of what the ensemble
is when there is a palpitating being beneath the
purple and tine linen I Towards three o'clock
TIIK DULL, LEADEN CLOUDS
commenced to droop, and when the heavy drops of
rain checkered the pavements with their ominous
rings the wiseacres who remained at home must
have chuckled with sell-satl >faction. But soon old
fcol, who has so often proved a trump, soared aloit
like the great American bird, and the style In which
the process of evaporation was carried on failed
not to elate the patrons of the turf, while the loll
ago in the Park scorned to greet every
comer witli tears of joy. Rarely, If ever,
has that charming demesne looked to such
advantage, and when the dust was nicely laid and
the feeling of disappointment was succeedcd by
that oi gratitude anH mirth, the drive became all
that fancy ever painted it. Upon the head of the
statue of the venerable and respected Professor
Morse was
A CTTBRRFPL LITTLE SPARROW
Jolng the best It could to make things merry, and
nobody passed the bird without a kindly feeling. A
gentle breeze tanned the brow of many a wayfarer,
who, with ill-concealed regret, restrained his
speed in presence of the pray -coated officers that
launter up and down the road In quest of "eases,''
which they rarely find. Seven miles an hour was
the regulation, but it might have been seventeen
lor all that, with such tirllliant fun ahead. And all
banas went forth lively to the grounds, just as they
will do to the end of time.
"DKIJREKS OF HEAT" WERE AT A DISCOUNT,
for a closer day has seldom come around, but It
made no diirerence so long as overhead was
fair. Scores of handsome equipages, scores of
dog and donkey carts were there; scores of topless
wagons and cranky sulkies, all rushing to the
scene with various kinds of freight, from boiled
chickens to melting matrons of the third degree.
It was the same joylul, exhilarating panorama
that ever marks the approach to the race grounds.
Tbere was nothing new and there was nothing old,
while the surroundings were all that tradition has
made ramous, save and except the indecorous ele
ment, which, by the way, is rarely seen on the
road in these quarters. Looking to the right,
lay when passing old Mount St. Vincent llospltal,
the view of historic Yorkville might, perhaps,
in a remote degree, recall to mind
TUB RUINS OP POSll'ElI
on the half-shell, so to speak, for between the
mattered sbaatles In the back ground and the
crumbling rocks und stones and other worse than
senseless things, the sentlmeiua lst would be In
clined to dream of days cone by, though a keener
glance will disclose to the practical mind a trtving
and prosperous spot, if smoke be any criterion of
success. Few however, thought of Yorkvlle, en
route lor the races, for ks die sun shone brightly
all sped along full or glorious anticipation. Kven tho
boys on the road, anxious to water and sponge
travellers for a trifle, were Id great
giee and armed with buckets jocosely contronted
drivers with many a saucy jest. With all this the
humors of the road were few and far between, lor
the patrons of Jerome Fark evidently draw a wide
discrimination between the rollicking fuD which
characterises the famous sporting grounds abroad
and the quiet pleasures ot the race on this side of
the Atlantic. From early morning there was a sus
picion 01 cloudiness in the sky. that made some
very prudent race-bound people lay in
A 8T0CI OK UHHRKI.LAS AND OVERCOATS
that distracted anil distressed them frequently
through the heat ol the day. To be sure thev were
occasionally gratified by imagining that it was
about to rain, and then their looks of triumphant
spleen, succeeded by profuse perspiration as the
heavens cleared, were highly amusing. The wise
virgins themselves, with their tittle oil cans, would
surely have said It was "a uowurlght shame'' 11 the
wedding party bad put iu an appearance in the
daytime. But the majority were of the pure holt
day order, who go out taking all the odds thatold
Probabilities migiit choose to put up against the
lmpervlou.--ness oi their clothing. The sccne
ON THE QtT ARt'F.R STRETCH
was about ax usual. The young gallants who came
out at a spanking pace behind a pair of fiery chest
nuts rubbed shoulders with and bought pools be
side the great unsorted who came out by the steam
car* from Forty-second street. It Is surely a sight
to thank Providence on to see the merchant or
hundreds ot thousands a year look as it his
profits were mertgaged ten vears ahead when he
shares tbe sensation of losing a little bet on his
favorite. The man of chronic money-risking habits
tukes things easier. It Is a pleasure to sec such a
one lose and smile as artlessly as a babe betore it
cuts its tlrst tooth. We have
ONK ADVANTAGE ON THE AMERICAN
over the English turf? namely, that the agony of
losing money does not produce such painful demon
sirativeness here as on the other side of the ocean.
We have uo suicides following the great racing
days here. >ot wishing to intiude these painful
thoughts upon what should be the description of a
bright aud happy scene, the line of comparison Is
dropped lorthe same reason tnat the Western en
gine driver objected to running over people? "it
musses the engine."
THE LADIES AND THEIR RACE.
By three o'cIock, tbe time or starting for the
Ladies' Stakes, tbe Grand Stand was fairly
filled and presented an interesting appear
ance as the benches gradually disappeared
from view. The start was put down punctually
for three, and haste was the word with late
comers. Out of forty-three fillies entered eight
were named as starte'rs. and the girls were out lor
their preliminary canters as a rivulet of beauty and
expensive millinery came prettily down the rocky
incline from the club house on the Muff to take po
sition for viewing the ladles' race. While the fair
creatures are struggling through the programme to
And out the D (lies' names ror their jockeys' colors,
and while the more knowing are descanting on the
form and gait of the fleet coursers cantering
around or pawing the earth, we may glance at the
outer envelope or the Goddess Faehion, as she ap
peared at the moment.
TBI TOII.ETS.
The modistes occupy as prominent a position at
the Jerome Park races as the proudest member of
the club; not personally, certainly, but by their
handiwork. It is bard to note more than a few of
the most striking toilets amid snch an assemblage
of female beauty, but tbe following were observed
among the most elegant:?
A LA WATTEAtT.
Striking, yet not toe pronntuee for the occasion,
was a toilet worn by a tall, graceful blonde, who
languidly watched the proceedings in the Club
Honse piazza, while her attendant cavalier gently
swayed her Watteau fan of white silk, exquisitely
tainted. Over a demi-traln skirt oi rather dark
blue poult de sole, trimmed with narrow flounces,
scalloped and edged with fine Valeucienncs lace,
was a Watteau redingote of Aigeneu goods,
white stripes alternating with light blue ones
edged w lib flue film threads. The material was
made np so that t tic stripes were perpendlcnlar in
stead of <vi lunjinUre. 'Ihe garment. waa exceed
int'ly long, and simply hemmed at the bottom. A
mue silk belt, fastened iu Hie back by a large
buckle of fronted biiver, supported a very broad
blue sa?h. which was tied low down on the right
side, sustaining the looping, while on the lelt, also
fcP5n.'lm,T lrom the was rt handsome sliver
chatelaine, the design quite aprrtpos? a dog's head,
riding whip, stirruD, Jockey cap and noike shoe,
linked together by reins,
IIKLl) BY A OAl'NTI.KTKD HAND.
Buttons to match fastened i lie irontoi the waist
the skirt part falling apart below and Ulsclomug
the high trimming on the underskirt. At the ne k
a high ft-alse of blue silk supported one ol white
j wt'irfUnf J! t0 match feU ?ver the hands.
Jewelry of filagree silver, set with turquoises;
fi??!uFa? i ?f te ch'P. trimmed with white
m.?- t'ofc lH.. velvet and gai lands of myosotls. a
rh?amnatP?i!?,? w white >ace cover, completed
this most charming and beoomlng toilet.
yet thoroughly aistinijvC,
siik rathLr . wlth a 8k,rst 01 "ffbt rfist'da
hroi'ii^-fwi fn ? i k ! I! trimmed witn Aounraw, om
loidered In silk with a darker shade, worn under
hoi. Alexantlra redingote of real cauiel's
the ' V. the rtRrker shade in
? J.!1' embroidered wlt:i the
lighter shade. The fronts of this varment.
?u} the bark was belted, and the leit
f' 'e ornamented with a handsome silk sash. The
buttons, buckles lor belt and sash, and handsome
chatelaine were of oxidized silver. Bonnet of
reseda crfcpc, trimmed with pink azaleas.
A 1I1U I.I.I ANT BRUNETTE,
wun a graceful, commanding figure, wore an ele
?}?? b'aclc "'"t toilet, the skirt a train, entirely
without garniture excepting very broad rcvers at
lac sides, finished with heavy cording; and the
barque very short, ornamented wltn revors to
match the skirt, and trimmed with thread lace,
toe lovely throat furnished amplo cxcuso
jor the corsage being en chale, and the high
irais.! Mfdlcis only enlianood its loveliness. The
sleeves fitted closely to the bcautuuil> shaped
arms, and deep lace frills fell over the hands,
fastened on the right shoulder by a hand-ome
ornament was a wide Algerien scarf, coral colored
and white stripes, which fell across tlie figure both
back nnd front, serving tlio purpose of a wrap, and
fastened on the leit side of the skirt. The arrange
meut was particularly graceful and becoming,
coral jewelry, and a high Keubens hat of black chip,
i trimmed with black laco and a lull blown cactus
; blossom, completed the toilet.
I A STVI.lSIl TOILET,
I evidently lntonded for donii-deull, had a skirt of
j silver gray poult dc sole, trimmed with a flounce
plaited in a novel manner and corded with black
silk. Over this wag an exceedingly long poloualse
01 embossed black silk grenudiue, trimmed with
vciy llch real Spanish blonde. The looping
was sustained by a sash of sliver gray cr<<pe do
clime, finished on the ends with Spanish biomlo
whlcii was tied around the waist and fell nearly to
the bottom of the skirt. Bonnet 01 Belgian s*raw
gray "tips WlUl Ulacl' velvet> Spanish blonde and
A quiet and recherchC toilet had a perfectly plain
deinl-train skirt of a lovely shade ol wood-colored
nult de sole, worn under a ??Jessica" polonaise of
atlste de solo, heavily embroidered with a floral
aetlgn in silks of various shades of wood color.
1 his garment lormed two very deep points in (rout,
or, rather, the fronts lormed very deep points at
t no sides, being drawn back by the looping, and
the back was looped in a poul c'amargo by broad
ribbon sashes matching tlie skirt In color. The
edge was tilmmed with handsome Yak lace. ??Vic
toria" bonnet of split straw, trimmed with two
shades of wood color, and large, languid pink roses
in foliage.
TftF turn.
was a mile and Ave furlongs, and a fine start was
had from tho inner track, the fillies going awav
beautifully beneath a sudden burst ot sunshine
and kicking up a cloud of dust behind them that
i hid them long belore the sweep round the bluff
Tlu??r.r.nclie0' The ladles were in ecstacies. The
eight fillies came down the stretch magnificently
and almost as much In line as a pefot/m ol cavalrv
?tthe charge. It was a boautiluf sight, the varied
colors of the silk-coatud jockeys making It like
the oii-rush of knights at a tourney.
WKAKINU THEIR I.AU1KS' COL0RB.
rim?, ?/ Pas,He(l the stand a chestnut filly, with
Jimmy Kowe for a rider, came out to tlie front,
and the cry of "Katy Pease!" went up Joyfully as
she started to lead Quits and the rest for the re
mainder ol the race. Ladles proverbially bet pairs
of gloves, and a number of pairs must have been
worn out yesterday applauding the pretty winner
nnd hor trim-built, rider, with his keen brown eves
peering from beneath his jockey's cap.
__ tub enolish jock.
**VZ, ,nt"cst by uo means subsided with the fair
sex when the first race was over. The Jockey Club
| Handicap sweepstakes, won by Preakness, who was
I mounted bv that true scion 01 English joctey man
u.ac.ure, Billy Flay wood, with his fine Judgment
aud iron nerve, created a thorough excitement be
cause of tlie lact that the race seemed in doubt ud
to tlie last half of the second mile.
_ A WINNING CARD.
The third race was notable for the large field of
eleven horses ana the good running, although a
i number ol lalse starts were made. The dose was
!in??r?iURh "urprlHe al8?- for ?? the horses came
I down the homestretch it was observed that an un
j suspected horse named Iirenuus, with a rider clad
In what looked like a "ten of hearts" jacket was
I ahead, and won tho rare, to the delight of those
who had bought an ont-or-the-way animal in the
pools. It was the greatest streak ol luck that
| came to those who bet blindly since Nickajack won
j a race against all odds on tlie same course. Then
' e .Am?rican race of ??heats," between I
flrift h^iV1C?nrfn?<l aJla<Jei'n. The former won tho j
first heat, and those who credulously believed he '
could win iinorher backed him; but Kadladeen was 1
os souring to their hopes iu the next two heats as I
Of tMrifti,nal was to the gushing poet of
La.la Rookh. Then everybody prepared to go
home, and stood not on the order, but went.
THE RETURN.
n There were more damp handkerchiefs left Jerome
i ark last evening than many an unassuming horse
would like to carry. The broiling son had left his
track, and when the winner of the final race had
been announced, It was with a reeling of reller that
n?M? ^m?.age broke "P and lelt m pleasant
Ittle parties to catch the breeze coming
i If i town> There have been hotter days
; along this quarter stretch than yesterday. Many a
time has excitement readied a higher' pitch, but
the emphatic manner in which some reminded
their hearers or the heat and the haste with which
' !hade wag sought could not tail to Induce the
1 Hnt lh? Klmi ,vorr warm weather prevailed.
I ?ut the brilliant scene soon closed ainid loud and
rrequent calis. (Carriages rolled up to order and
dashed away. Clouds of dust enveloped many a ten
while here and there some driver more
impetuois than his fellow pushed forward with
lUely gait. All along the homeward route crowds
of spectators watched with eager eye the passing
equipages, some or which excited admiration. The
Halting places on the way were crowded to excess
??an/.,a.rac? comMent on the day had ampio
scope. All iu all, the .second day's meeting of the
I Ciub gave unbounded satisfaction.
THE RACING.
A most excellent track and delightful weather
seemed to please both horse and rider yesterday
afternoon, as the racing was of a most superior
order. Pour events were on the card, comprising
the Ladies' Stakes for three-year-old Allies; the
i Jockey Club Handicap Sweepstakes, a selling race
of a mile and a furlong, and mile beats.
The Ladles' Stakes lor three year-old Allies closed
with forty-three nominations, of which eight came
to the post. These were I). McDanlel A Co.'s chest'
nut Oily Katie Pease, by Planet, dam Minnie Mans
1 field ; W. Cottrill's bay filly Sallie Watson, by
' I?aniel Boone, dam Maggie G. ; K. W. Sears' brown
filly Annie Mali, by Leamington, d"m
Echo; Thomas W. Doswcll's gray filly
j Lizzy Lucas, by Australian, dam Eagless;
1 W. CottrUl's chestnut Ally Alice Mitchell,
by Planet, dam Volga; James A. Grtnstead's chest
nut filly Eclair, by Lightning, dam Brenna; A. Bel
mont's chestnut filly Electra, by Kentucky, dam
Bernice, and the same gentleman's bay Ally Me
dora, by Kentucky, dam Camilla. Cottrill's en
! tries were the favorites, McDanlel's Ally second
j choice. The latter won the race, Mr. Cottrill's Sal
i He Watson second; Mr. sears' Leamington Ally
was third. The winner of this race is a most j
; beautliully finished oily, with great power for one !
j of her Bize. she ran four times as a two-year-old,
winning once. Tbis was at Saratoga on the 22d of
, Angust. in a free handicap, carrying eo lbs., one !
i mt:e, in which she beat Merodac, Minnie W. and |
Pennock's Jack Malone filly, she was beaten at !
Fordham by Springbok and Minnie W. five tnr. 1
longs, and in the Nursery Stakes by Wlldidle, Long
Branch and Catesby, and in the Kentucky !
stakes by Silk Stocking, Revller, Catea- I
by, Electra and Rtrachlno, Katie Pease has
changed wonderfully with the year, and it
ts very doubtful whether any of those who
beat her last year "have a license" to do so thin.
Sallie Watson ran a good race, bnt why she shonld
have been the favorite we were at a loss to know.
Mr. Cottrlll said she had never run a longer dis
lance than mile heats and never carried heavier
weights than 87 lbs. Here she had to pile up to?
lbs. and rnn a mile and Ave furlongs. There Is no
doubt that her race with Tom Bowling at Lexing
ton. at the Spring meeting, wnen she made that
famous colt run two heats of a mile and repeat
race in each had the effect of making her
j backers lay out their money so wildly. Great mis
i takes are frequently made here on horses that have
j won a fast record in the W'est or South. Our people
do not reflect on the difference of weight carried
{ in that section and here. Again, horses are very
apt to lose tome of their "loot" by a travel in ,
I the cars of three or four days, aud It '?
sometimes takes a whole season to get !
| them back to tlie spe ed thei left home with. Tlieie I
Id no doubt but thai Sallie Watson is a capita) race '
I tiag, aud that there will be many a prize tor her to
, wai ana carry back lo ber home at Muuuq i
the next snow fails. Annie ITall Is a very fair look
ing filiy, and will uo doubt win enough during the
year to pay lor training ami oats. Wo will say
nothing about, the others until they distinguish
themselves by gome well won race.
The Jocucy Club Handicap Sweepstakes had six
starters out of twenty-six entries. These were Mr.
Sanford's hay horse Preaknesa, by Lexington, dam
Hay Leaf, h years old; Thomas W. Doswell's bay
horse Eolus. by Leamington, dam Kanny Washing
ton. 5 years old; D. McDanlcl A Co.'s chestnut colt
Hubbard, by Planet, dam Minnie Mansfield, 4 years
old; I). J. Rannatyne's chestnut horse stockwood,
by Asteroid, dam Alabama, 5 years old; Isaac W.
Pcunock's bay colt by Vandal, dam Margravine,
4 years old, and W. R. Rabcock's chest
nut mare Ethel Spragne, by Jack Muione,
dam Vesper Light, 4 years old. Preakness had
the call In the betting, llubbard being the second
choice, Eolus third. Preakness won a very easy
race in the lastest time evor made on the Jerome
Park track. He, however, earned six pounds less
than his regular weight. Preakness Is a strange
horse and makes strange races. When he is him
self and feels like running he is an A No. 1 race
horse; but when he la not Preakness and does not
fool like running he cau be beaten by second raters.
He iB now In high flesh, and as he lias always run
best when fat probably it wilt pay his owner to
keep him so. He wus cut in the race by some other
horse, as was also Eolus, the latter very badly. No
one seemed to know who did the mischief, hut
whoever It was should bo punished, and a heavy
reward should be given for Jhe discov
ery of the perpetrator. Some horses wore
Injured last Saturday in the same way;
and until an cxamplo is inado of the Jockey who
ran on Eolus and Preakness this fiendish business
will be continued. Eolus ran a good race, and
was two lengths behind Preakness at the finish.
Hubbard was third, six lengths behind Eolus, the
others a lung way oft.
The third was a selling race, with the usual al
lowances for low value In the norsea. There were
eleven starters, comprising John P. ohamhoilaiu's
gray gelding Hrenuus, carrying 05 lbs. ; Hunter A
Travels' chestuut illly Quits, 80 lbs. ; 1). Buckley's
chestnut mare Chickabiddy, 100 lbs. ; Jo. Donahue's
chestnut horse Sauford, 10ti lbs. ; H, Shea's chest
nut gelding Giuger, 104 lbs. ; Tnos. W. Doswell's bar
mare Winesap, I041bs. ; W. R. Rabcock's bay horse
Conductor, lufl lbs.; D. McDanlel A Co.'s I my colt
Boss Tweed, 103 lbs. ; George Donlson's bay guiding
Marcus, 101 lbs.; John Harbeek, Jr. 'a chest
nut horse Cadence, 104 lbs., and L. W.
Jerome's bay colt, So lbs. Quits and Chickabiddy
were the lavoritea; bnt the race was won by
lirenuus in very good style. He sold very low in
the pools and In the i'aris Mutueis. In the latter
nearly one hundred and fifty dollars was paid tor
the $5 invested on him. Rrennus was sold after
the race to Mr. Bathgate for $50<).
The mile heat rico that closed the sports of the
day was very exciting. Tt was betweon Thomas
W. Doswell's chestnut horse Eadladocn and A.
Belmout's gray colt llray Id an ot. They had three
heats, and the race was won by Fadladoen.
The following are the details of the racing as it
progressed
Til H FIRST HACK.
Tub Lambs' Stakks for three-year-old fillies;
$100 each, half forfeit, with $l,(K.O added; the sec
ond filly to receive $300 out oi the alakes; one mile
and five tur:cngs.
I). McDanlel A oo.'s ch. f. Katy Pease, by Planet,
dam Minnie Mansfield (Roe) 1
W. Coltriil's ;b. f. Sallie Watson, by Daniel
Boone, dam Maggie 0. (W. Lakeland) 2
K. W. Sears' br. t, by Leamington, dam Echo (E
Thomas) 3
Thomas W. Doswell's gr. t. Lizzie Lucas, by Aus
tralian, dam Earless (Swim) 4
W. Coltriil's cli. t. Alico Mitchell, by Planet, dam
Volga (A. Lakeland) 5
James A. Crlnstcad's ch. f. Eclair, by Lightning,
dam Bremia (B McClelland) 6
A. Belmont's ch. f. Eiectra, by Kentucky, dam
Berniee (Palmer) 7
A. Belmont's b. f. Medora, by Kentucky, dam
Camilla lEvaus) a
Time, 2:68 1*.
TRB BKTTINd,
Cot. trill $50 130 315 330 275 200
Belmont 36 85 125 170 ISO 100
McDanlel 3* 1)6 285 275 230 180
Doswell 66 100 280 200 155 130
Sears 10 25 50 40 25 26
Grinstead 14 24 35 35 30 25
T1IB KACK.
The Allies had a most excellent start from under
the blutf, and dashed away at a rapid rate all iu a
bunch, Alice Mitchell with a trifle the best or the
lead, sallie Watson second, Eiectra third, Medora
fourth, Lizzy Lucas filth, Katy Pease sixth, Annie
Hall seventh and Eclair eighth. They passed out
of sight around the hill in this order; but when
they appeared on the lower turn Eiectra was show
ing the way, Sailie Watson second, Alice Mitchell
third, Mcdura fourth, Katy f'etue fifth. Lizzy Lucas
sixth, Eclair seventh and Annie Hall eighth, but
all of them In a cluster. They ran up the home
stretch as close together as it was possible lor
them to be, and as they passed under the wire at
the finish of the five furlongs Medora was leading,
Katy Pease second, Alice Mitchell third, Sallie
Watson fourth, Eiectra fifth, Eclair sixth, Lizzy
Lucas seventh and Annie Hall eighth. Tins was
as pretty a sight as was ever witnessed on a
race course, the fillies were so close together.
Going around the upper turn Katy Pease took the
first place irotn Eiectra, Sallie Watson third, Lizzy
Lucas fourth, the other four running parallel close
behind. As the fillies came down and passed under
the bluff Katv Pease led two lengths, Sallie Watson
second, Eclair third, Lizzie Lucas fourth, Alice
Mitchell fifth, Annie Hall sixth, Eiectra seveuth,
Medora eighth. They then passed around the hill,
and while they were out oi sight the majority of
them were whipped and began to tail off. When
they appeared on the lower turn Katy Pease was
leading about three lengths, and from her gallant
manner of running it was evident that she would
come home a winner, barring accidents. Sallie
Watson was running second, and all the others
appeared out of the race. Katy Pease came on In
band, and won by two lengths, Sallie Watson sec
ond, six lengths ahead of Annie Hall, the latter
four lengths in front of Lizzy Lucas, Alice Mitchell
fifth, Eclair sixth, Eiectra seveuth, Medora eighth.
Tune, 2:58V
TnR SBCONI) RACK.
Jockby Club Handicap Swkbintakbs of $100
each, half forfeit, and only $20 if declared out,
with $1,000 added; the second horse to receive
$300 out at the stakes. Winners, after publication
of weights, of $1,000, to carry 5 lbs. ; of $2,000, 7 lbs.
extra. Two miles.
M. H. Sanlord's b. h. Preakness. by Lexington,
dam. Bay Leaf, 6 years old, 110 lbs. (Hay ward.) 1
Thomas W. Doswell's b. h. Eolus, br Leamington,
dam. Kanny Wasnington, 5 years old, 104 lbs.
(Swim.) 2
D. McDanlel A Co.'s ch. c. Hubbard, by Planet,
dam. Minnie Mansfield, 4 years old. 100 lbs.
(McCabe.) 3
D.J. Bannatync's ch. h. stock wood, by Asteroid,
dam. Alabama, 5 years old, 102 lbs. (Ross.) ... 4
Isaac W. Pennock's b. c. by Vandal, dam.
Margravine, 4 years old. loo lbs. (Hennessey.) 5
W. K. Iiabcock's ch. f. Ethel Sprague, by Jack
Malone, dam. Vesper Light, 4 years old, 03 lbs.
(Donahue.) ffl 8
Time, 3:3*,^.
TUB BETTINU.
Hnbbard $200 610 700 200
Preukncss 403 oho 800 240
Eolus 2*0 500 410 205
Stockwood 200 300 360 175
Ethel Sprague 40 125 125 00
Brother to Condy 55 iu5 120 40
THK RACK.
The horsei had a verj line send off, Hubbard
first, Eolus second, Pennoek third, Preakness
fourth, Stockwood fifth, Ethel Sprague sixth. Pen
nock ran to the front, around the upper turn, and
led one length at the quarter pole, Eolus second,
Hubbard third. Preakness fourth, Ethel Sprague
fifth, stockwood sixth, the horses about one
length apart. As they came down to the bluff
Pennoek led two lengths, l'.oius second, two lengths
ahead of Hnbbard, who was three lengths in
advance of Preakness, the latter helngtwo lengths
in front of stockwood, who was four lengths ahead
of Ethel Sprague. The latter was out of the race
at this early stage of It. The horses then passed
out of sight, but when they appeared Kolus led
one length, Pennoek second, three lengths in
advance of Hubbard, who was two lengths ahead
of Preakness, Stockwood firth, Ethel Sprague far
behind. A merry run up ttie homestretch ami
Eolus passed under the wire at the end of the first
mile one length In advance of Hubbard, who was
a length ahead of Pennoek, the latter one length
in front of Preakness, who was six lengths in
advance of Ethel Sprague. Going around the upper
mm Eolus led two lengths, Hnbbard and stock
wood side and side, two lengths in front of Preak
ness, Pennoek fifth, Ethel sprague sixth. Wnen
they came down to the biuff Lotus was leading by 11
length, Hubbard second, two lengths ahead of
Preakness, who now began tils run for the lead.
As the horses passed around the hill out of sight
Preakness was closing rapidly. When they ap
peared In view on the lower turn Preakness was
at Kolus' saddle skirts, and In a moment after
wards showed in Iron:, and was three lengths clear
at the three-quarter pole. He then ga.loped up
the homestretch to the stand an easy winner by
two lengths, Eoins second, six lengths ahead of
Hubbard, who was ten lengths in advance of
stockwood. the tatter one hundred yard* ahead of
Pennoek; Ethel Sprague further off. Time, 3:38,*.
TUB Timin KACK.
PctiSK $500, for all ages. Entrance money to
second horse, the winner to be sold at auction for
$1,000: but if to be sold for $750, allawed 7 lbs. ;
if for $500, 10 lbs. ; If not to be sold, 12 lbs. extra,
one mile and one furlong.
John K. Chamherlin's g. g. Rrennus, by Light
ning, dam Brenna, 4 years old, $500, ?5 lbs.
(Hughes) 1
Hunter A Traver's ch. f. Quits, by Eclipse, dam
Columbia, a years old, $7.*j, so lbs. (Miiiigan).. 2
1). RucKlcy's ch. m. Chickabiddy, by Australian,
dam Kate Hays, 6 years old, $750, loe lbs. <N.
Haywood) 3
Jo. Donahue's ch. h. Sanford, by Uncle Vic. Cain
Dolly Carter, aged, $aoo, lue lbs. (Donohue)... 4
R. Shea's ch. g. Ginger, by War Dance, dam
Georgia Wood, 6 years old, $750, 104 lbs.,
(Swim) 5
M. s. Lutein b. m. Wine Sap, by Van Dyke, dam
Ninft, 5 years old, $750, 104 lbs. (K. Thomas) .. . 6
W. R. Babcock's b. h. Conductor, by Australian,
dam Nettie Vney, 6 years old, $500, lo<> lbs. (W.
Lakeland) 7
D. McDanlcl A Co.'s b. h. Ross Tweed, by Aste
roid, dam Alabama, 4 years old, $1,000, 108 lbs.
(Sluclda) g
George Dentson's b. g. M, metis, by Prophet.' dam
Jessie Dixon, 6 years old, $500, 101 lbs.
(Maney) 9
L. W. Jerome's 0. c., by Lexington, dam Kitty
Clark, 3 years old, $500, 80 lbs. (C. Thomas)... 10
John 11. Harbeek Jr.'s ch. g. Cadence, by Censor,
dam Rachel Dawson, 5 years old, $500 104 lbs.
Ulvuavwr) 11
Time, 2:00.
TbK 1HSTT1NU.
Conductor $65 RS 95 105
Quits 100 115 1 85 300
Chickabiddy 40 no 1H0 1R5
Hrennus 35 65 TO 66
Cadence 45 65 iao 116
Field 160 100 165 200
TUK RACK.
The horses bad a capital start from the forlorn?
Jiole. aad they came rattiinu up to the stand, Quits
fading, Conductor second. Mascus third, dinger
fourth, Brennus tilth, Chickabiddy sixth, Wine .sap
seventh, Boss Tweed eighth, Sanlord ninth, Ca
dence tenth, Jerome's colt eleventh, the
latter being very slow in getting away. The horses
ran bunched around the uppor turn, and when
they reached the quarter pol? Quits still showed
the way by a length, conductor second, Mascus
third, Ginger fourth, Brennus tlfth, Sanlord sixth,
Wine Sap seventh, Chickabiddy eighth, Cadence
ninth, Boss Tweed tenth, Jerome's colt eleventh.
As tho horses were passing out oi sight around the
hill Quits was leading two lengths, but when tho
horses came in view on the lower turn brennus
was showing the way by a length, Quits second,
Chicablddy llurd, haniord lourth; the others all
beaten. Brennus led into the homestretoh, and,
coming on under a steadying pull, won the race
easily br two lengths, Quits second, two lengths
ahead of Chlcabiddy, who was one length in ad
vance of sanlord, Ginger fifth, Wine sap sixth, Con
ductor seven Hi, Boss Tweed eighth, Maacus ninth,
Cadence tenth, Jerome's colt eleventh. Time, 2:uo.
TIIK KOURTU RACK.
Purse, $ooo; entrance money to the second
horse. Mile heats.
T. W. Dos well's ch. b. Fadladeen, by War
Dance, dam Nora Oroina, aged (J. Henry) 2 11
A. Belmont's g. h. Bray Planet, by Planet,
dam Eagless, 4 years old (Palmer) I 2 2
Time, I ;47>*- 1
THl! BKTTINO.
Before the Start,
Fadladeen. $235 710 660
Uray l'luuet 245 6S0 400
Aft-r first Heat.
Gray Planet..., $4r>o 315 soo
Fadlatfcen 155 loo 200
After Second Heat,
Fadladeen $340 4M r>90
Gray Planet. 50 70 loo
TUB RACK.
First Heat.? The horses had a very even start,
and as tney ran around the turn Gray Planet led
one length. Ah tliey reached the quarter pole they
were head and head. Coming clown to the lilnif
Gray I'lanct led two lengths, and he carried tins
advantage around the lull ami passed out of sl^lit
with it. When the horses came in view on the
lower turn Uray Planet was leading hali a length,
and tills advantage he carried Into the home
stretch, and alter a desperate contest up to the
judges' stand, Gray I'lauet landed a winner by a
necK, making tho mile in 1:40>?.
Second IJeat.? Fadladeen Jumped away quickly
and took the track from Gray Planet before he
made the turn. At the quarter pole Fadladeen
led one length, and coming down to the bluif had
a length or daylight the advantage. He went out
of sight around the hill two lonaths ahead or the
gray, but when ho appeared on the lower turn
they were none and tail, Fadladeen leading. Get
ting into the homestretch Cray Planet begau to
show signals of distress, and Palmer commenced
punishing nim. Fadladeen came home an easy
winner b.v tea lengths In l:47>f.
Third Heat. ? Gray Planot got mncta the best of
the send-off, and took tho pole in a moment aitet
leaving. Fadiadcon rushed rapidly alter him, and
the gray only led one length around the turn. At
the quarter pole Ue was hall a length ahead ; but
as Fadladeen camo down to the bluff tho latter
showed in front and turned around the hill two
lengths ahead ol Gray Planet. When the horses
came in sight on the lower turn Cray Pianet was
far in the rear and completely beaten. Fadladeen
was ten lengths ahead at tho three-quarter pole,
and ho galloped homo an easy winner, nearly a
distance ahead, in 1 :50>4.
And thus terminated the second day of the Spring
meeting of the American Jockey Club.
THE NATIONAL GAME.
"*>.1 -ax-W.e* ?BW?.
The Bostons Win Another Game.
The Boston Club played and defeated the Atlan
tics on tho Union Grounds yesterday, in tho
presence of about twelve hundred persons. The
fleldtng on the part of the visitors was almost
faultless, but three errors being charged to them
during the entire game. Unfortunately fur the At
lantlcs, as much cannot be said in their favor, al
though at times they showed to remarkably good
advantage. Ferguson, Dehiman and Harlow filled
If. '"i* tho latter 'aking a very hot
Ji?i ? n ra?gh t from the bat. For the Bostons, all
lug at tli'e tfat" aUd Manuill?- however, lead
The lollowing is the score
BOSTON. ATI lNrT<i
Player* RAIi.T. P. .4. K. PUtuer, nili T pav
0 Wrf.fhU.s.1 112 4 0 Barlow? c 11
Bai nes. ,.b . . 2 12 14 1 Pearceai 0 l l a i *
PpauldlngJ). 0 S 4 0 2 1 Burdock 2b u ! ! 4 ? i
Leonard, 2b. I 0 0 1 4 0 B,,>Tr i. 0 2 2 1 0 0
O'R m'rk'o' 'r' V (1 l I 1 } S! Eer#a*'n.3<l b0 0 0 0 4 2
?' ??OQr*6,r.f 0 1 1110 HrPltt n 1 1 1 n i n
Manniru, lb. 2 2 2 1.1 1 0 Dehluian ib 1 1 1 lti o ?
Sch after, It.. 1 1 1 3 0 0 Pabor I. i ill 5 n o
U.Wrlgbt,c.f 1 0 0 2 0 1 Reuison, c.f. 1 1 1 1 0 0
Tolals 9 io ii 27 17 1 Totals "a 1 "? 27 id 13
?f . . I.f N12TGJ.
Atlantic o I 0 4 0 (5 0 J olj
? . SCXS KARNKD KACH 1*1*1*0.
? n"'"- l<f. 2(/. id. tih, uh. i Uh. 7th tlh ?VA
o 0 0 0 I 0 6 0 0-1
Atlantic 0002000U O 1
Umpire, Mr. Swandeli, of the Resolute Club.
liuie ol gauie, oue hoar and tllty minutes.
Base Ball Notes.
The Bostons play the Rcsolutcs on the Union
Grounds this afternoon.
f,In J.^'laddphia this afternoon the Mutuals piav
the White Stockings. ,1,J
CRICKET.
Match Between the St. George** and
Staten Island Clnbs-A Sli lilt and the
*"??t In the Swamp? Jonei, o t St.
George's, the Capturer of Six Wickets?
The Mateh To Be Continued To-Day.
Yesterday afternoon, at three o'clock, wickets
were pitched at the Hoboken Cricket Ground for a
return match between the Staten island and St.
George's clubs, the former having been defeated in
the match played at Staten Island en Decoration
Day. A considerable number of visitors, including
ladles, were on the ground, and the weather was
all that could be desired by the most enthusiastic
cricketer. The St. George's having won the choice
for innings, elected to go in, an. I sent a couple of
their steady bats in? viz. Jones and smith?
the former having considerably distinguished
himself by his batting agaii.st the English Kleteii
last year. Alter a short time lie scored thirteen
principally off Brewster's bowling, oue of his hits
being a magnificent drive of six over bowler's
head into the marsh outside the cricket ground
where it Imbedded itself like a speut cannon ball
and was consequently lost. Smith scored thirteen
by careful play. Sleigh then followed, and by some
very clever play scored twenty-seven. Including
several tine leg hits. The adding of the Staten
Island Club was good. If not brilliant, but they were
unfortnnato in playing without Outerbridge. The
bowling or Harvey was somewhat, badiy punished,
on account of it being easily ??collared.'' The St.
George s ( Inb played two men short, and their
eighth wicket fell lor seventy-lour runs.
THK STATKN ISLAND.
The Staten Island then went ts the wicket after
dinner and sent in Filmer and Davis, who made
each but short innings, and, lu fact, the only stand
made was by Tucker, who scored seven. Jones
captured no less than six wickets and gained great
upplause lor his bowling and catching. The lidd
ing of the St. (ieorge's was excellent. The match
is to be continued this aiternoon, when the wt
George's will commence their innings at three
o'clock. The following are the scores:?
ST. OKO RUB'S. ST4TKS ISLAND.
b- 'larvey 13 Fllmer, b. Smith 4
Mnith, b. Brew.ter 13 Davis, b. Jones 5
sieiuh. c. Uuer, b Brew- Harvey, b. Junes..'.'.""' n
ster.... ,????.? 27 Lre, b. Joncd o
Hareombe, c. oardner, b. Brewster, c Kasfman b
Harvey 9 Jones ' ' 2
Talbot hit wicket, b. Har- Tucker, c. Jouos b'
_v*y 7 Smith ' 7
Green, e. Gardner, b. Lawrence, c. llrrinian.
Browser 0 b. smith 0
1 yre, I. b. w. b. Brew puer.e. anil b. Jones. .. 2
a '"i ??.' " w Mar?h, b. Jonss u
Satierth walte, c. Marsh, Gardner, not out 0
b. Harvey 1 Wlntl.slk. I. b. w. b!
Ilartman, not out ti Smith. . a
Byes, 2, leg byes, 1 3 Bye?, 3; leg byes,' ii'.'. 5
Total 74 Total M
Jail Ol Wloneti for St. Geortje's? First, 17 rnns se'rnnd
'A third. M; i lourth. 64; tilth, M, seventh, . eighth 7?'
.?KaLl,?IwlckeU '?r "taten Isiand-Kirat, 6 riiii, ? n i
10: third. 10. lourth. 21: Sllh, 22. .ntb, .'4 aevenlh a
eighth. 31; ninth. 31; tenth, 33. sevintn, ?,
Umpires? Chad wick and Smith.
THE "PROFESSIONAL THIEVES" ACT,
Statement of One Liable to Its Provi
sions.
To TIIK Bditor or the IIkkald:?
According to the ruling of Judge Davis the con
stitutionality of the act is sustained on the grounds
of previous conviction. Now, if that decision be
not set aside by the higher Court, and the subject
allowed tne privilege of a trial by jury, will you be
so obliging as to inform me if arrest and convic
tion Is the reward to give ?o one who has struggled
lor long years to live down the errors of the na?t
and ameliorate his condition in life f some nine
years past I was sentenced to a long term of im
prisonment, which was served to th?> minute
Leaving with heartfelt intentions to find more of
happiness than had hitherto lallen to my
lot, I succeeded in obtaining employment. For
years, In fact from the day I leit the prison. I have
Itcen as upright, as is possible to be. Now. supposing
some omcer should arrest me while riding on a car
while visiting the theatre, and, taking me before a
magistrate, offer as evidence my previous convic
tion, what In Heaven's name is there to save tne
from Imprisonment, if the ruling ol Judge Davis is
i ril{ i. I briefly stales the oaue or yours, re
tupoctluiU. iKEMO,
YACHTING.
The Programme of the Brooklyn Tacht
Club Regatta To Be Smiled To-D?jr?
Thirty-six Yachts Entered.
The sixteenth annual and sixth nnlon regatta of
tho Brooklyn Yacht Club will be sailed to-day over
their regular course, and, judging from the large
fleet tbat have entored as competitors for the
prizes, the spurt will be very interesting. The
Regatta Committee? Messrs. n. Haragwanath,
John M. Sawyer, T. Varnum Mott, M. D. ; James 8, ,
Dean and tf. T. Davidson? have issued the follow
ing instructions to govern the Hailing or the
racc:?
POSITION.
Schooners to anchor in line abreast, of each
other, 200 feet apart, off Bay Ridge, New York Hay,
east to west, jibs down.
Sloops, fl rat. class, in line, 500 yards to the uorth
ward of the schooners, In like order.
Sloops, second class, 500 jTirds to tho northward
of the first class sloops, in like order.
Sloops, third class. 500 yards to the northward of
the second cl iss sloops, In like order.
All yuchts to be anchored iu line before ten A. M.
on the day oi the regatta.
All yachts to weigh auchor.
8TAKT.
First <7wn? To prepare to start..
Second <iur>~- For schooners auU tlrst class sloops
to start.
Third Ohtv?Fo r second class sloops to start.
Fourth Gun ? For tlurd class sloops (open boats)
to start.
Uuu to be fired from Judge's steamer, William
Fletcher.
COtfRSB.
The course for schooners nu<l first class sloops to
be lrom anchorage to stakeboat at Southwest Spit,
passing it from westward to southward, ilience to
lightship, rounding it from the northward to east
ward and return to home stakeboat, which will be
off Hay Ridgy dock.
For second class sloops, from anchoragc to stake
boat at southwest Spit, passing it Iroin the west
ward to southward, thence around stakeboat at
outer bar buoy in Uednsy's Channel, rounding
same from southward to eastward, thence to home
stakeboat.
Tho third class sloops (open boats> from anchor
age to stakeboat. at Southwest Spit, rounding same
from westward to southward, thouce to home
stakeboat.
The loilowlng yachts have entered to compete:?
SCUOUNSIt OUAiJ.
Ctt'Ac
No. ff'tm*. Owner. Clnh, Firt.
L Ma.li'iin ? Coin. J. Voorhis, Jr B. Y.C 2,31#
2. Mailgie B. K. Loper N.Y.Y.O.. ?
5. Kletir da Lis V -Com. J.B. Dlekerson. B.Y.C ,.,.1,580
4 Mil r Samuel J Colgate " V.t: 1.76H
6. Maglo Hums llaloli .B. Y.C... .1,614
t>. Ovu*y 'l- T. Livingston b.y.c 9.10
7. Tidal Wave Win. Voorhu 11. Y.C... .2,232
riasr CI.ASS SLOOPS
(over 43 toot on waterlinn.)
1 Vision J.J. Alexandre B.Y.C. ...1,010
9. Met# CS. A. He I ion B.Y.C. .. .1,190
10. Unoma Brasher A rowler B.Y.C.... sr>s
11. Kale. Rear Com. Hbt billon. B.Y.C. .. 9iS
11 West Wind Win. Iselin N.Y.Y.O.. K75
111. Mary John T. Barnard. ...B.Y.O.... SSI
U. Commodore Jos. Elsworih 11. Y.C 1.016
15. 1'. B. Asten Albort l'ratt B.Y.C SIS
16. Arlaitno Thomas A. Strang' B.Y.C.... 7b J
17. Aildie W. II, Lingicy B.Y.C. .... ?
SRCONO OLAStt SLOOPS.
(Under la feet ou water line.)
Mran
Length,
?i Qui Vive Thomas O'lapham B.Y.C 42
24. Dudley Kdgar Williams B.Y.C 43
15. Sophia C. M. Keli B.Y.C 34.5
28. Ocma G. Ij. ITaight B.Y.C iij
27. Emma T I. J. Troailwoli B.Y.C 33
28. AK-rt llonry Vail N.Y.Y.C..39
2!l. Emily N. P. Rogers B.Y.C 32.7
:>0. J. K. Seagrave ..P. Hughes O.Y.C 40.10
33. Joe Jefferson... J. Yariao H.Y.C....33
35. Ada A. P. Hliven H,Y,0?? .35.#
3:1. Twilight A. bill ;? Y.C. . . 31
37. Msrv ? J.C.Y.O. . 10
38. Msriqulta C. ChSe^r TTT.t&IL.C 33.4
'' : '?* iSfno class. "*-?
(All open boats.)
41. Wm. T. Lee . . . ?B Bosch B.Y.C 2?.6
42. Flyaway V. Livingston A.Y.C . . . .32
43. Brooklyn Wm. K. Morris B.Y.C.... 27.6
44. Elizabeth M. Teman S.Y.0 29.7
45. AijUut.c J. M. Dagnal B.Y.C 26
46. Bismarck Sweeney L.I.Y.C...28
The judges' steamer will leave the Barge Office,
Whitehall, at half-past eight o'clock A. M., and the
members' steamer leaves Martin's dock, Fulton
ferry, Brooklyn, at half-past ten A. M.
AQUATIC.
Interesting Shell Race on the Harlem
River? David Roache, of the Nautilus
Club, vs. Kben Loice, of the Atalanta
Club? Roache the Winner.
Yesterday afternoon Mr. David Roache, of the
Nautilus Boat Club, and Mr. Eben Loscc, of the At
alanta Boat Club, both prominent organizations on
the Harlem River, rowed a straightaway shell raco
on that stream from the "powder schooner" to High
Bridge, a distance of two miles, for a prize of $100.
One of these men? Mr. Losee? has long been known
among aquatic followers In this section of the
country, and was regarded as tho best
oarsman of his weight and Inches that
ever got into a boat. Ue has held the
championship under which he Is classed (of the
Hudson) for several years, and nls friends held that
the man had yet to be lound who could successfully
measure blades with him. The Nautilus boys, how
ever, thought tney had In Roache an opponent
worthy of Losee's reputation, and some time since
members of the two clubs decided that a race
should be rowed by them for a prize, as stated;
hence the present contest.
TUB MKV.
For the event both men had undergone a careful
preparation, and no doubt they were lit for the
engagement. Losee is twenty-nine year9 of age,
stands Ove feet three inches and weighed, just be
fore getting into his shell, loo pounds.
Roache is much younger, barely beyond his ma
jority, but is one luch taller and weighed 115
pounds in his working clothes? both "feather
weights" indeed.
TIIR r.OATS.
Roache rowed In a shell 2!) feet long, 9\' inches
wide and weighing 29 pounds. Colors, white shirt
and blue pants.
Losee's boat was 26 feet 6 inches In length, 9K
wide, and weighed 24 pounds. Colors, criuidou
shirt and white drawers.
THE RiCE.
Around the new settlement on the narlem; there
was much anxiety regarding the contest; but the
majority, in fact, nine-tenths, of the oarsmen
thought it was "dollars to doughnuts" that Losee
Would beat his opponent. Between five and six
o'clock was appointed for the men to take their
positions, as the tide, being first of the flood, would
serve, and long before the hour the river was
pretty well covered by boats of all character, from
the clumsy Whitehall to the pretty shell, all making
their way to the starting point. The not extra
large stesmboat Pope Catlin, but a craft well
adapted tor the purpose, had been engaged
to lollow the rowers, and at the appointed time It
appeared off the boat house*, and, taking all on
board who desired to go, steamed to her place
beside the powder schooner. Meanwhile Mr.
Oorge ltoah, judge for Losee, and J. (J. Uabcook,
holdng the like posttton for Roache, had agreed
upon Mr. (leorge Itrown, of the New York Athletic
Club, to act as referee. It did not take the contest
ants long to get ready, us, upon the arrival of the
catlin, each was found In place, Losee nearest to
the schooner. The water was smooth as a mirror
and the evening of the most delightful
character for such a race. On every hand
were friends of the rowers, but thoso attracting
the most attention were the Nautilus, four-oared
gig. with Jimmy Ten Eyek pulling No. 3; the
liramercy's eiglit-oare barge, and tho Columbia
and Athletic clubs' shells. The referee, without
waste of time, gave the "go" at eh. 59m. 15s., and
the men cut vhe water simultaneously and went
away on their journey on level terns. Losee was
quickest to settle to his work, and, stroking
I rapidly, he drove his boat several feet In front,
I and Koache rowing "abroad."' the Atalanta man
drew his crait clear of the other before an
eighth of a mile had been covered. Now
the irlends of Losee on the Catlin grew wild with
: excitement and offered 100 to 26 on "the little lel
| low," which odds were many times taken, much to
I the delight 01 the takers, as the sequel will show,
i Keeping up steam, Losee placed an additional half
i a length between him and his opponent, rowing
forty strokes to his thirty-six, ana now seemed to
I have the rac? In hand. In the next minute or so,
; however, there was a ch.tnge. as Roache. getting
himself well straightened out, began to pick
np, and when gono about lour minutes he
I had so outpaced l.os^e that they were 011 even
: terms, and the Nautilus man took every one bv
I surprise by launching out so finely, which closed
I the gap. Here tne race, and at Its most interest
i ing point, wa? marred by a foul, and this seemed
I tobe Koache s fault, but l.osee's judge did not
claim it at the finish, and the matter was
passed without much notice. Breaking away,
the men did their best, but it was now
evident that the Atalanta man was beaten, as
Koache gradually drew away from him and gave
him the full benefit of his wash. Going under
Macomb's Dam Bridge Rosche was three clear
boats' lengths in advance, and this distance was
accomplished In exactly 7 minutes to Losee's
7 minutes anil 15 seconds. Kach was
now rowing thirty-six strokes te the inlnute,
Koache pulling in elever style and with case, while
Ixisce's strength seemed io have tailed, and ho
nsed his "sliding seat" in such an awkward
manner as to be universally commented upon,
the decision being that ho would have done much
better with a stationary seat, the rig was so mis
erable. Wnen away thirteen minutes Losee was
thoroughly used up and Roache had the race In
his hands, lie passed uuder tho High Bridge a
winner by five boat lengths In 14 minutes 45 sec
onds, amid mueh enthusiasm. Losee's time was
I 14 minutes 67 seconds. The Atalanta boys re
I turned home fully convinced that, like other sports,
| "there's nothing sure in boating."
The police reoort that a large quantity of finely
, executed ten s'ent stamps are iu circulation.
THE LATE MINISTER ORE.
Reception of the Remain* from the Steamer
Thuringia by the Knighti Templars? Procas
?ion from the Battery to the City
Hall? Speeches of Deputy Grand Mas
ter Thome and Mayor Have*
meyer? Arrangements for the
Fnneral on Friday? At
tendance of the Sev
enth Regiment
TKe arrangements for paying a proper tribute of
respect to lite memory of Uie late James L. Orr,
United States Minuter to Russia, were continued
yesterday, and coudacted with a solemnity an<l
decorum that could not fall to show that when
death comes to us it levels all distinctions, party
or otherwise, in the remembrance that it 1* the in
evitable lot of all men once te die. It was
arranged on Tuesday that about half-past nine
o'clock on tho following (yesterday) morning that
the revenue cutior Jasmine should be in at
tendance to take on board tho Knights Templars
who were desirous of receiving the body.
In accordance with this about eighty of
the kuigliU met in the Governor's room
at the City Hall at nine o'clock, aud under the di
rection ol Klwood E. Thorne, D. 0. M., lormed (a
the Park and marched down Broadway to the Bat
tery. The frolics arrangements, which were admi
rably carried out, were under tne direction or In
spector George Dilks and Captain Leary. The
party embarked at ten o'clock in the Janmine,
which was commanded by Lieutenant Parker, an?t
steamed to the pier of the North German Steam
ship Company at Iloboken.
BKCKIVINO THE REMAINS.
The Thuringia, which was lying outside the pie*
on the previous day, had taken her placo in the
dock, and the Kntglita on landing had to pass
through a large number or emigrants and their
baggugo to leach the steamer. The Knights were
received by Captain Me.ver, or the Thuringia, an?t
on the deck they were taken to a very heavy look
ing box, which contained tho caakot and the re.
mains of the deceased Minister. The box bore the
roliowmg Inscription : ? "J. L. o., Charleston. S. C."
It was at once seen by the undertaker, Mr. Senior,
thai it would cause considerable delay to unpack
the box on board, and the Jasmine therefore eaine
alongside the steamer, and, by aid of the holar,
tne box was lowered on to tho deck or the cutter,
the bed ol the steamer toiling meanwhile. On the
passage down the river the case was removed and
the casket was revealed.
Tlljfi CASKET.
The casket was heavily draped with Mack crape
and trimmed with (luted fringes or the same ma
terial, Interlaced with silver trimming. Pour rich,
tassels 01 bullion silver hung at tne head aud loot,
and a border or white s.ttin was placed around the
casket. On a silver plate was the following in
scription :?
i Horn m Cray tons vlile, South Carolina. t
* _ Mav 12, 1822. >
i Died in St. Petersburg, April 23 (May 6), 1873, *
^ aged ol years. ' J
The casket stood upon six lions' paws, wrought of
silver, with handles of the same material at tho
head aud loot. A wreath or leaves ami dowers,
sr. ?
Blderaole interest to the spectators. On arriving
at the Battery there was a large concourse of
people, and at the pier steps was Colonel chiids and
Mr. J. L. Orr, son or the deceased Minister, who, an
the Jasmine was moored to the dock, uncovered
their heads and received tne casket with a rever
ence tiiat was very impressive. Six or the eminent
Commanders were appointed pall-bearers, and tho
cemn was borne to the hearse, the Knights Templars
forming In open order. The procession was then,
lormed, with a police escort under the charge of
Inspector Dilks. which wended its slow, runeral
march along State streot and Broadway to the
City ilall. Kescrves of police were stationed along
the line, and the course or the trarilc was changed
In order that there should be no interruption to
its progress. On the public buildings and the hotel*
the American (lag was flying at half-mast.
THE CITV HALL.
On reaching the city Hall a very Impresslvo
scene was presented. The rront entrance was
heavily draped in black, the municipal nags
and national flags were at hall-mast, and
over the entrance to the hall was placed
in large white letters the motto or tha
Masonic Grand Lodge of the state or Neir
1 ork. "Sit Lux et Lux 4*1(11" (Let there bo light
and there was light). The corridors or the hall
were also draped in mourning, interspersed with
the Star-Spangled banner. Over the entrance to
the staircase was placed a very beautiful photo
graph of the late Minister orr. The Governor's
Boom was also appropriately draped. The casket
was placed on a catafalque near tue centre of the
room, and at the head were the Haas ot tLe State
and city or New York, and at the loot the arms ol
the Slates or New York and South Carolina. Tho
coflln was lollowcd by Mayor liavemeyer, tna
committee of both Boards of Aldermeu and the
Knights Templars.
UEJ'ITTY GRAND MASTER'S SPEECH.
After the coflln had been deposited in its proper
place Mr. Elwood E. Thorne addressed the Mayor
as follows:? J
I have now the honor of presenting to Tour Honor'*
churn.! the remains or our distinguished brother, the Past
Uruiul Master of' the_ Freemasons of ^ouih Carolina aud
i^LCi J.10 Russia. Through your courtesy and
the kindness ol the Common Council ot ihiseity the use
ot this room has been tendered to us, in order that tho
body of our late worthy brother mav lie In state anJ re
eelvo the homage which is due to hts memory In be
half ot colonel child*. the representative ot south Caro
lina and ot the sou ut the dead Minister, who .ire hoth pros
'Ph.**!?' lo return thauks to you and the members
ol the city government. It is useless io occupy turther
time with anv eulogy upon the character ot the late Min
uter, which is too well known to need comment. Tha
body will lie In -tate for two days, when the pub.ic will
u*h?s ma nyP virtues ?' te8ti,jr,n* to their appreciation
THE MATOR'S SPEECH.
Mayor liavemeyer, In response, said:?
bc,5fa1' al the municipal authorities of this city, ae.
cept the trust confided to ino , and although the deceased
was at one time ot Ills lite In antagonism to the Uuited
states government, vet, nevertheless, lus acceptauce of
the situation at the cfose ol hostilities ami hU exalted do
?t.Ihe time of his demise renter it rtttii.g tff?
proper moule should bo paid his memory by the people
Five Knights Templars from different command-'
cries will be detailed to guard the body at the Cltr
Hall uutil the day or the funeral. The following
order was observed yesterday:? Palatine com"
mandery will act as guard from twelve to three
o'clocs; Morton t'ommandery, front three to six
o clock; Clinton Commandery, from six to nine
o'clock, and Manhattan Commandery. from nine to
twelve o'clock.
To-inorrow and until the funeral, on Friday the
arrangements as to the Knights femplars will be
[ under the direction of Grand Commander P. L.
Stowell. of the Mate of New Vork.
THE Pl'NERAI..
On Friday, at three o'clock p. M? the ofllcers and
members ol lodges In New Yoik and Brooklyn will
assemble at their respective rooms and proceed to
the cnurch of I)r. llepworth, corner or Forty-flftti
i street and Madison avenue, where they will be as
; signed to their respective plates by urand Master
11. Clay Preston, l'hn services will commence at
four o clock. No rods, collars or lancy aprons
are to be used, but each mernner v? ill ap
pear in plain black clothes aud necktie, witli
black silk hat. white gloves and apron, crapo
on the left arm and acacia. The ofllcers will we ir
their respective jewels on the lapped or the coat.
The foregoing regulations are issued by Doptitv
(irand Master KliwoodE. Thorn :? The Grand Loduo
ofllcers, including Ueputy t.rand Masters, will as
semble at, the New Masonic Temple, with jewels
and apron, at twelve o'clock. Friday. The Palestine
Commandery of Krugius Templar, No. is, will as
ssemble at the same place at one o'clock. A large
number of distinguished persons will probably Bo
present. Including the President of the United
States, Governor Dtx and stair, tho Russian Minister,
members oi the Utpiomarlc Oorps, Major Meneral
Hancock, heads of departments and civil officers
; generally.
' Tit* SRVEXTn RFIilMFNT.
' The following order, as to the attendance of tha
above regiment was issued yesterday:?
? OK.IRfUI. OROKR no. 7.
I MflPQUARrVRS SlTK.f TH KfijIMFST, N. O. W. N. T., ?
. Nkw York, June 11, 1673. {
Tn compliance with special division orders of this date
this raiment will parade in inll uniform fwhlte trousers!
on rroiay, June l l, as escort to the remains ol the lata
ex-fJovernor James L. Orr, I'nlted States Minister to
Ku?sia. Assembly at halt-past three o'clock P. .M. Hand
and drum corps will report to the adjutant at the vain*
hour. Field and staff will parade dismounted. Hy order
of Colonel KM .W IJN 8 CLARK.
Lons Fitzgerald, Brevet Lieutenant Colonel and
Adjutant
TIEWINO THE REMAINS.
Yesterday afternoon the Oovernor's Room was
tnrown open for the people to view tho casket and
the arrangements made to show respect to tho
memory of the deceased, and up to a late hour lass
night it was understood that about live hundred
persons had been admitted.
ANOTHER SLAUGHTER.
An rnknnwn Tramp Oof to Pieces.
Yesterday, at a place called Meedo Park, this
side or New Brunswick, tho Philadelphia through
train struck a man walking along the track, killing
him instantly. The unrortunate man was terribly
cut np, so that his remains had to be scraped to
gether. His race was scarcely hnrt though. Ho
had the appearance of being a tramp, but nothing
. about him disclosed his identity. The remains
I were picked up and taken to Bah war.
13 A JURY TRIAL NECESSARY?
To THK KPITOR OF THE HtKALP:?
stokes, I see, hai been awarded a new trial.
Why not do away entirely with trial ami a vtrdlcfc
of twelve Impartial jurors lor murder? Yours,
JlMi 10, PHII.^I>|..1,I'I11A?

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