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St. Louis Starts Series With Senators Today. BALTIMORE SITUATION fcOBINSON MADE MANAGES AND MATTERS LOOK BRIGHT. Bemi-Finals in Big Golf Tourney? Races at Brighton Beach?Base Ball Notes. Yesterday's National League Games. Brooklyn, 2; Boston. 1. Chicago, 2; Pittsburg. 0. American League Teams' Standing. W. Prt. Chiragn 42 27 .?<*> St. lonls... 3? 31 .S.">7 Philadelphia 37 32 .536 Bwtun 38 36 .514 W. Ia Pet. Wash I net on. ST. 38 .47'J n?T.-laild... 35 39 .473 Baltimore... 31 412 .42T? IVtroit 2J) 41 .414 National League Teams' Standing. w i? ivt. | w, i* ret. nttshnre . . 55 16 -774 1 St. I?nls... 14 39 .4?i Brooklyn... 42 35 .515 Philadelphia A! 4- .43. <'hlc?s>> .. 3U .14 .534 | Cincinnati.. 80 41 .423 Boston 35 33 .515 I New York.. 23 51 .311 The downpour of rain at 4:30 yesterday afternoon prevented the game between the Senators and Detrolts, the thousand en thusiasts present being very much disap pointed. as they felt sure another victory was about due for Wasliington. As it was ladles' day there were fully 500 of the fair sex present, but all they got for their trip to the grounds was a short sight of the two teams, who had a little practice just be fore the storm broke. Recognizing the fact that the ladies were robbed of an after noon's enjoyment Manager J/oftus has de cided to m.ike next Monday afternoon an extra "ladies' day." all tickets being good for the Washlngton-St. Louis game. Ely Not to Be Transferred. The rej>ort that came from Baltimore to the efTeet that Fred Ely was to be trans ferred to the Oriol* club is erroneous. Manager Loft us s.id this morning that while he was willl'.g to do all he could to help Baltimore strengthen up its te>am. he could d<> nothing n.ore at present, on ac count of the absence of Wolverton and Keister As It Is. the Senators have taken big chances In letting out Drill, as C .arke is tlie onlv regular catcher, and should he lw hurt it will be necessary to break up the infield to secure a substitute. The Baltimore management is doing some tall hustling for players, and when all the nun report It in more than lik?l> that I Jr. 11 w 11 return to Washington. Manager Loftus was running very close to the wind as to the number of players on the senatorial tlay roll when the Baltimore break-up oc curred. and like St. J, >uis. he can ill afford to let any of his men go. Should Wolverton and Keister report to Manager Loft us in g'?>d condition next week he may be able to trtve an additional man to Baltimore, but as the first-named is troubled with malaria and the latter with a bad side, it is quts tionable whether either will be in shape to play first-class ball for some time to come. Arrival of the Browns. The St. Loirs team, headed by Manager J mies McAleer, reached Washington last nisht. coming on from Baltimore, and are quartered at theEbbltt. In conversation with a Star reporter this morning Mr. McAleer said that he left the Baltimore situation in ? x litnt shape, and that the Oriole team is row stronger than ever. "1 know that we hal to play first-Class ball to beat them out yesterd. v." continued McAleer. "and it was only the phenomena catch of Burkett that t nabl- ii us to come off sirst best. We won the game, but I am afr.iid It will bo a CJStly victory for us. as Burkett strain, d his shoulder when he fell, making the play, and will be out of the gam. for a d iy or two. If not longer." Manager McAlt er was asked about the report from St. Louis that an ag.-nt of the National I.* a^ue club in St Louis was east trying to g. t several of the Browns to jump th'ir contracts the mov- l>.-ing made since the Baltimore muddle. 11 said he knew j. >lhin>; of it. but was n >?_ surprised, as tn Kobisons have made >?? veral attempts t. wr. k the St. Louis American L> ague club, but all th" boys were remaining st- t lfast to their contracts. McAleer is a . i s.- personal friend of Held rick. Wallace and Borkett. the three players wanted i>y the Koblsons. and the chances are that he wi!! be the first to know of any move de rided upoa by the trio. Tluse tiiree play ers have decided to stick together, and when one makes a move it can be depended upon that all three will be concerned. What Wallace Says. Shortstop Bobby Wallace was seen at the Kbbitt this morning by an Evening Star reporter, and h. n questioned about the jumping movement said: "These re|>orts reach us in almost every city, but so far as Burkett. Hfidrick and mvself ar>- concerned there is nothing in th"-n When we left the St. Louis National L.-agje club we simply Ignored the reserve rule, and having signed with Manager Mc Aleer we intend to stand by our contracts. It seems foolish for a ball player to break a contract, as he is injuring himself alone. This season will soon be over, and as we in'ej.d playing ball next year we want to be in a position where we can negotiate with the team that will pay us the most : money. It is purely a business proposition. | If a ball dob believes that Burkett. Held- | rick and myself will strengthen it enough to enable the owner thereof to pay us more | money than we are getting at present. 1 j cannot see any good reason why we should | not accept the offer. As f:>r this year we will remain with Manager McAleer and prob ably next year if his contract for next v.-.i!+.n will justify us turning down one that may come from a National League club." Williams' Rebuke to Kelley. One of the St. Louis players, who asked that his name be not mentioned, brought a goid story over from Baltimore concern ing the efforts of Joe Kelley to get Second Baseman Jimmy Williams jump his con tract with the Orioles and go to Cincinnati. Williams gave Kelley quite a toague lash- , ing. so the st >ry goes, telling him that ne 1 was In base ball for a living and that he was looking out for himself. Williams' words were something like the following: "Kelley, you are pretty well fixed and can afford to take all sorts of chances, j 1 am not. and stand pretty well with the I magnates of both leagues. I only jumped ' the r.-s<rve rule when I left Pittsburg and j Barney Dreyfuss is still one of my best j friends. When the season Is over, and the J magnates commence bidding for players. 1 want to be in a position where I can make the most money. 1 know that my Balti more contract is not so binding as it wa.? before the stock was suld to Kreedman an 1 Brush, but it is a -?un> 11 all the same 1 feel s >rry for the boTs T ho have gone with McGraw and you, as they have now the American League against them. When It comes to bidding for players I am sure the National league will be the only bid- | ders for McGlnnity. McGann, Cronln and Seymour. Kemember, Kelley, 1 don't blame you for feathering your nest, but I think you and McGraw made a mistake In tie Ing up the other men." Kelley was dumfounded at Williams' re marks. as the latter had always been con sidered a happy-go-lucky sort of follow, and without a word turned oil his heel a.id walked away. Little Annoyance Caused. The great coup of the National League Which was expected to disrupt the Ameri can League by taking one "Muggsy" Mc Graw away from Baltimore and planting him in New York Interfered with the Balti more club only one day. Not only the people of Baltimore, but the base ball leagues of the country, have ral- , lied to the support of the team, as if the ! inif resslon had gone abroad that Baltimore were a stricken city. Teams seldom heard of have volunteered to go there and maintain the standing of the city In base ball. Players, great and small, known and un known, have volunteered their service*. In the meantime the American League offi cials are taking the situation quietly, and figuring it carefully. Robinson Chosen Manager. Capt. Wilbert Robinson, known every where as Robbie, one of the most popular players who ever wore a Baltimore uni form, will manage the new Baltimore base ball team. This conclusion was reached and the appointment made last night after he had been exonerated of participation in the sell-out to the American League's ene mies. President Ban B. Johnson and the direct ors of the American league Investigated tho case and announced that Robbie was in no way responsible. The new manager was given every as surance by President Johnson that his new club would have the heartiest support of the American League, and that everything possible would be done to make his club a winner. Manager Robinson said later that he had every hope of getting together a strong team, which would show up well before the end of th? season. St. Louis, 4; Baltimore, 3. The make-shift team which represented Baltimore yesterday afternoon in the oys ter city gave the St. Louis bunch quite a fright. The luck was dead against the new combination, otherwise they would have made a most auspicious opening. In the first inning, Selbach's throw to Williams hit some obstruction in the ground, and went sailing Into right field. This miscue gave St. Louis two runs. In the fourth Inning, with three on bases, Williams made a terrific drive to left field. When the ball left the bat it looked as good as wheat. Burkett chased after it. and after com pleting a somersault and finally falling all over himself he succeeded in catching the ball. It was the catch of his career. Had the ball escaped. Baltimore would have scored three runs. ST. LOUIS. K.H.O.A.E. Rnrkett. If. 1 2 1 0 0 Hempblll.cf 1 2 Friel. rf.... 1 1 An's'n.lb.lf 1 2 Wallace. s? 0 0 5 4 0 MrCorm'k.3 0 2 0 2 0 Piiddeu. 2b. 0 2 2 3 0 Kahiw*. c... 0 0 8 4 1 SudholY, p.. 0 0 0 1 1 Powell, p.. 0 1 0 0 0 Sugden, lb. 0 0 3 0 0 Totals... 3 6 27 13 2I Totals... 4 12 27 14 2 Baltimore 00003*000 O?3 St. Louis 3 0 000100 0-4 Sacrifice hit Kriel. Two-haw* bits?Howell and Padden. Three-base hit?Selbach. Stolon bases ? Arndt and Anderson. Double plays?Wallace to Padden to Anderson: Padden to Wallace to Ander son; <iilh.*rt to Williams to McAllister. First base on balls?Off Shields. 2: off Sudhoff, 4; off Powell. 1. Struck out?By Sudhoff, 2; by Powell. 5. I>?ft on bases?Baltimore. C; St. Louis, 8. I'm pi re*? Messrs. Caruthers and Johnstone. Time of game? 1 hoar and 40 minutes. BALTIMORE. It.ll.O.A.E. Gilbert, ss. 1 0 f? 4 O Selbach. If. 1 1 Willi ms,2b 0 0 M Al ter, lb 0 1 Arndt. rf.. . 0 1 Ilowell. cf.. 0 1 Oyler, 3b... 0 1 Drill, c I 1 Shields, p.. 0 0 4 0 1 4 3 0 7 0 0 3 0 0 10 0 1 3 0 2 2 0 Oil 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 Cleveland, 14; Boston, 4. Cleveland continued its victorious play over Boston yesterday, on the grounds of the latter, winning by the score of 14 to 4. Hughes was knocked out of the box in the first inning and Williams was also hit hard. Bernhard was < fTective at critical points. Score: B? >ST? >N. K.H.O.A.E. Donich'ty. If O 1 1 O 0 Collins. 3b. o 1 1 4 0 Gleason, cf. 0 1 4 0 0 Freeman, rf O 0 1 o O Parent, ss.. 1 1 2 2 0 I.a< Tmnre. 12 2 11 o o Ferris. 2b.. 1 1 2 2 o Warner, c.. 0 1 5 1 2 Hughes, p.. o 0 o O 0 Williams, p o 2 O 1 o CLEVELAND. K.H.O.A.E. Kay, cf l 1 2 1 O Kradley. 3b 3 2 110 Lajoio, 2b.. 3 3 0 3 0 Hliknt'n.lb 2 1 10 1 0 F!??-k. rf... 4 0 10 0 M'Carthy.lf 1 4 4 0 0 <?4M-hna'r.ss 0 2 3 4 0 Wood, r O 10 11 Bernhard. p 0 2 0 2 0 Totals.4 10 27 10 2 I Totals. . .14 lrt 27 13 1 Boston 0 2 O 2 O 0 0 0 0-- 4 Cleveland 4 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0?14 Earned runs?Cloveland. 7; Boston. 2. Two-base hits <'oiling. Lajoie i2?. Bradley, McCarthy. Threc bas* hits- lli?kmaii. Bay, Corhnaucr. Stolen base Flick. Double plays Collins. Ferris and La Chance; Li Chance (unassisted). First base on balls - Off Hughes. 3: off Williams. T?; off Bern hard. 1. St.u.-k out By Williams, 5. Wild pitch ? Wlliams. Umpire- '.Mr. Sheridan. Time of game ? 1 hour and 45 minutes. Athletics, 7; Chicago, 6. A home rnn drive in the ninth inning by Sohreck enabled the Athletics to defeat Chicago, in Philadelphia, yesterday, by the score of 7 to t?. Both Waddell and Callahan were hit hard. Score: CHH'A'JO. K.H.O.A.E. Strang. 3b.. 112 2 1 Join's, i f.. . 1 3 4 o o ? liven, rf... 2 2 2 0 1 ?1. I ?avis. ss O 1 6 6 0 M. rt.-s, If., o o 1 0 Isbell, If.... 0 0 G 1 0 Dalv. 21?... 12 2 10 Sullivan, e. 1 2 2 1 0 Callahan,p. 0 0 0 1 0 PHILADELPHIA. K.H.O.A.E. Hartsel, If. 0 3 1 0 0 Fult/., ?f... 1110 0 H. Davis.lb 0 1 12 O 0 L. Crow. 3b 0 113 0 Sey hold. rf. 10 10 0 Murphy, 2b. 2 3 2 3 0 \f. Cross, ss 1 0 3 4 1 Srhreck. c.. 2 3 ft 2 0 Waddell, p. 0 3 0 2 1 Totals... C 11*28 13 2 I Totals... 7 15 27 14 2 ?Two out when winniug run was scored. Chlrago 22002 0 00 0 -0 Philadelphia 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 2?7 Earned runs-Chicago. 1; Philadelphia. 1. Two has* hits Sullivan. Fultr., 11. Davis and Srhreck. Home run?Sullivan. Sarrllice hit Isbell. Stolen bases- Strane. .Tones. Oreen (2>, Mertes, Schrerk and Hartsel. Double play L. Cross to Murphy to 11. Davis. Struck out By Waddell, 6. Ij<*ft on bases?Chicago. Philadelphia, 11. First has** on balls off Callahan, 4; off Waddell, S. Wild pitch - Callahan. Umpire Mr. O'lxmghlin. Time of game?2 hours. American League Games Today. St. I,oiris at Washington. Cleveland .at Philadelphia. Chicago at Boston. Detroit at Baltimore. FINALS TODAY. James Defeated Reinhart in Semi Finals by Clever Putting. The semi-finals of the amateur golf cham pionship tournament, at Glenvle-w, near Chicago, were gone through with yesterday and the winners. Byers of Pittsburg and Janus of Chicago, contest for first honors today. Mr. Byers made a runaway race of his match with Dr. Fredericks, as told in last evening's Star, but the James-Reinhart match started too late for publication. The element of luck entered largely In yesterday's gumis, although it did not affect the ultimate results. Topped brassies that went into bunkers and then jumped out again, stymies, the use of lifting irons twen ty feet from the holes, and balls covered with mud were features of the play that tried the nerves of the contestants to the utmost. Heinhart. who almost invariably gets off low drives and brassies, sent three of them into bunkers. Had they stayed in the hole they would probably have been lost in each instance, but each time the ball jumped out Into good lie Twice, however, he topped Iron shots into the duck pond, the last time with fatal results, as it proved the deciding hole of the game. Reinhart s iron shots, as a rule, were perfect, while James' putting won him many holes. James (specially excelled in this, and he practical ly won in the afternoon by twice putting the ball in the hole from distances of about twenty feet. James and Reinhart started play at 2:.'!0 p.m. Reinhart made it 3 up by winning the nineteenth hole in 5-6, James' approach be ing bad. James' drive for the twentieth reached the green; Reinhart's was almost equally as good, and the hole was halved. 4-4. Keir.hart won H?e twenty-first by 5-4. holding a beautiful eight-foot putt from the side of the hill. Reinhart was three yards from the hole on his third, but James holed a twelve-foot putt, and won, 4-5. Reinhart was th* n 3 up. The match was squared at the thirtieth hole, Reinhart. to everybody's astonish ment and his own chagrin, missing a ten inch put for a half. James took the lead at the thirty-second, holing down a twenty foot putt for a 3. The thirty-third hole was halved In 6, James saving himself by a seven-foot putt. The thirty-fourth was halved In 4. Both got into the rough driving for the thirty tlfth. but were out beautifully. Reinhart went Into the pond on his third and in the bushes on his fifth. He was over on his seventh, and gave up the hole. James was 2 up. 1 to play. The medal score: James: Out 64544735 4?42 In 5 4 5 5 3 6 4 5 x?37 Reinhart: Out 54455646 4?43 In 5 4 6 5 4 6 4 8 x?42 BRIGHTON RACES. Tom Kenny Won From Ethics Through Shaw's Good Riding. The Brighton Beach bookmakers who quit in elisgust after the favorites swept the card on Thursday left some big gaps in the betting ring line yesterday, and, as was remarked later, were somewhat precipitate in their action, for the mortality among the favorites increased umaAgly, four out of aix falling In the course of the afternoon. The two who did win started at such prices that they ran for the ring rather than for backers. The weather was warm, the track fast, and the attendance remarkably large for what came under the description of an "off day," and as if to emphasise the per versity of things generally the bookmakers had the best day they have had since the Brighton Beach meeting opened, only a moderate number of the survivors, how ever. sharing In the long-delayed profits. For want of a stake attraction the mile and a quarter handicap became the feature of the program and made an uncommon ly good betting contest, with the tough Dwyer colt Ethics the top weight and fa vorite in a field of five horses, Tom Kenny being the next best backed. Most critics agreed after the race that Ethics should have won. but he did not manage the ta3k set for him, partly through the overconii dence of the Whitney rider, T. Burns, who had the mount, but more because of the skill and courage of Shaw, who rode Tom Kenny. The outsider in the race, Daffo Down-Dilly. was the pacemaker for a mile of the distance. Ethics, hard ridden to that point, passing Daffo-Down-Dilly on the last turn and entering the stretch seemingly with the race in hand Burns. however, eased the horse up after shaking off Daffo-Down-Dilly. and let Ethics go wide enough on the last bend to make the appearance of an opening on the rail. Shaw, then close up with Tom Kenny, made prompt and good use of the chance that Burns' carelessness gave him. Just how he squeezed through the "hole" that was presented was nftt apparent from the grand stand, but Tom Kenny got through, and in the last furlong went up beside Ethics and drove the Dwyer horse to the whip for the second time. There was not distance enough left for Ethics to get to going again, however, and Tom Kenny, showing in front in the last stride, won by a head on the post in a fast race, the mile and a quarter being covered in 2.05 3-5. The winning favorites of the afternoon were Hatasoo. In the opening race, and Minotaur, in the fifth, these horses start ing at odds of about 2 to 7 each, and win ning all the way. Muzio cleverly captured the third race from a fair lot of selling class two-year olds, and Bessie McCarthy easily won the last race after Clonmell had set the pace into the stretch, where the early use made of him by Burns stopped him most ef fectually. About the onl ylncldont o fthe racing was that A. L. Aste, owner of Lucent, who ran second to Warranted, took what re venge l\e could by bidding up the winner from $500, the entered price, to $2,500, the owner then retaining the horse. The aged selling plater, Maximo Gomez, in this race pulled up very lame. Wild Rumor From Cleveland. A special from Cleveland says that It is understood in base ball circles there that Barney Dreyfus, owner of the Pittsburg National League Club, will take the fran chise of the Baltimore American League Club. The latter was forfeited by its own ers when Freedman of New York took the pick of the Baltimore players to New York. The Dreyfus deal may work out In either of two ways. He may fill out the Baltimore schedule this year and then remove the team to New York for next season, or he may resign his National League member ship and hav>* Pittsburg instead of Balti more in the American League next year. Cycle Race Postponed. The ra^es scheduled for the Coliseum last night had to be postponed until a later date, as the rain made the track unfit for work. Bowl tracks have to be in perfect condition for motor races and the down pour left the Coliseum track damp and slippery, so that the contests would have been extremely hazardous. Manager Os good and Cyclist Champion, after confer ring, decided to call the race off. A prior engagement in New York took the great cyclist out of the city last night, or the races would have started tonight. Next Wednesday night the great circuit meet will be held at the Coliseum, bringing all the star riders of the country together. Danny Malier Rode Winner. The race for the Eclipse stakes of 10.000 sovereigns for three and four-year-olds, about one mile and a quarter, was run at Sandown Park, England, yesterday and was won by the Duke of Devonshire's Cheers, with Maher up. Colonel II. McCal mont's Rising Glass was second and Sir J. Blundeli Maple's Royal I.anctr third. There were twelve starters. The betting was 20 to 1 against the winner, 0 to 4 against Ris ing Glass and 5 to 2 against Royal Lancer. Tri-State Tennis Tourney. The tri-state tennis tournament at Cin cinnati was stopped by rain yesterday af ternoon during the men's finals after two games in the first set had been played. Col lins had a hard time defeating Patterson, but Reuben Hunt walked away with Emer son. Hunt and Collins will meet in the finals. Miss Banks and Miss Closterman will also meet for the championship. Base Ball Notes. St. Louis starts today, the game being calltd at 3:I!0. Manager Loftus wanted to play very much yesterday as the Clevelands are com ing up fast. With Lajoie and Bernhard out of the ag gregation, the Athletics should have easy sailing for the next couple of days. The St. Louis team has struck its true gait and the Senators will have to play ball to win out a majority of the series. Manager McAleer now regrets that Bur kett made that great catch in Baltimore yesterday, as the great left fielder was just beginning to get into his true form, and will now be laid up for some time. Clevtland has participated in more extra inning games than any American Ltugue team. The Athletics' three victories over Chi cago out of four games played Is a record to be proud of. Lajoie says that the people who run base ball in Cleveland are "white" and he is glad he went west. The new Baltimore tram gave St Louis quite a tussle. Barney Dreyfuss Is a true sport, and he has made many fritnds by his manly state ment about the McGraw deal. Manager Clark Griffith of the Chicago team, wired Comisky yesterday to hurry McFarland and Katoll along and to have them at Baltimore not later than Monday. When all the promised players arrive the Orioles will be in great shape. McGraw has been with New York for about ten days, and the team has gone deeper in the hole. Is Mack repeating his St. Louis campaign of three years ago, when he threw the gilded harpoon Into Frank Robison? It looks that way. According1 to the Brooklyn club officials both McGlnnlty and Kelley belong to the Brooklyns and the consent of the Brooklyn club is needed before other clubs are at liberty to sign them. Cincinnati, It seems, spoke to the Brooklyn people about Kelley for one of Its men?what man, Han Ion would not say yesterday?but the man was not forthcoming. The Brooklyn people say that the matter of letttng the players go elsewhere will have to be submitted to their directors. The Brooklynltes say that at the recent meeting when It was resolved to go out after the American League play ers, they did not give their consent to other clubs signing players belonging to Brook lyn. Nevertheless few doubt that McGin nity will play with New York and Kelley with Clnclnnattl.?New York Sun. It was reported In New York yesterday that Christie Mathewson, the erstwhile star pitcher of the Giants, Is shortly to be release ed to St. Louis. It was puletly tipped off by those on the inside that Mathewson Is to be the bonus President Freedman will give the Messrs. Robison In exchange for their giv ing up all claim to "Muggsy" McGraw. Al though Mathewson Is reported to have won his game in Cincinnati in brilliant shape, he is not considered a success by the sup porters of the Giants this season. Freed man and McGraw refused to deny or affirm the story. Robison wired from St Louis, refusing to confirm the report, but said he would be pleased to get Mathewson. Swedish Hint to Germany. From the Stockholm Sveniika Dagbladet. It seems to us that the Germans feel ashamed of their outbiu-sts of petty spite against Great Britain. On the other hand, how are we to characterize the attitude of a nation which constantly and publicly dis cusses the feasibility of effecting a mili tary landing In England, while In England no such "unfriendly" proposition is even whispered against Germany. IN CHESS CIRCLES Mr. V. Sourntn has returned to the city from a rustication down in Virginia, and la taking a march with Mr. Walker for the District chariiplonshlp. Likely he Is not pushing very hard at the present stage of the thermometer. New Tork picked out nine and one-half wins this week to Pennsylvania's six and one-half, ftnd -triade the score 150 and 170. The east 13 credited with two mislaid wins In the correspondence match with the west, which brings the score to east, west, with four games to finish. Following is-one of the pretty games that Prince Dadtan'of Mingrelia builds up every little while. Muzio Gambit. Dadlan. X. 11 r-<J4 B K12 12 P-Q5 Q-KKt3 13 P-QO ItxKt 14 gin P-KB3 16 P K5 P?Kt* 16 Kill* B? Kt2 17 P-B7ch KxP 18 B-Kt3ch K-K 19 QK-Kch B K5 20 yxll Keslpi*. Dadlan. X. 1 p?K4 T-K4 2 P-KB4 P*P 3 Kt?KB3 P?KKt4 4 B-B4 P?Kt5 5 <'4181108 1'xKt 6 yiP g-B;i 7 Kt?B3 g?Q5ch 8 K~H g*? 9 p-gs g K3 10 BxP Kt-QR3 Among the most enterprising chess p'.ay ers In the world are those of the Hastings Club, England. From year to year they in dulge In some special features. Last year they hired a special car and took an Itiner ary, visiting a great many places; having matches from point to point and having % general good time. This year they chartered Marshall, Pills bury. Blackburne and others, having con sultation play, blindfold, simultaneous, etc. Two of the games are given, and it is un derstood in each case the expert player had a dub member as coadjutor. Queen's Gambit Accepted. Pillsbury. Blackburn^. i p g? p-gi a p-gB4 I'll* 3 Kt?KB3 P-QB4 4 P?K3(a) P-K3 G BxP P-QR3 n P-QIM(b) Kt?KB3 T Kt?B3 PxP 8 Pxl'tc) Kt?B3 0 Cast ion B-K2 10 B?KKtS g-K4 11 g?ga <'antics 12 git- g u g 13 Kit -K P -R3 14 B B4 Il- Kt5 15 g-B2 Kt-g4 16 B Q2 H-Q2(d) 17 B-H2 Kt?B3 18 B-Kt gn-B 19 g-g3(e) BxKt 20 PxB QxHP 21 B B4 Kt?K2 22 Kt K5 B -K PUlsburj. ? Blackburne. 23 g-lt3 Kt--Kt3(f) 24 BxKt PxB 25 gxKPch K-H2 26 P-gB4(g) lit -Q2 27 K -K g Kt5 28 R(Ksq)-KtQ-B 29 B-KtS KtxKt 30 BxKt B?B2 31 g?K3 KxBP 32 KxKtP Kit -B 33 g?K3 K?Kt5 34 K?It" R- Kt4 38 g- KM K-KHh) 36 P?114 It Q4 37 K-K3 It?K(l> 38 K?gB7 R(Ksq>?Q 39 g-Kt4 g-Kt5(j) 40 R?B3 KxB 41 H(B3)xB R?K8ch 42 K- 112 gxP 43 ItxIVh gilt 44 Q--QB4ch Resign*. (Notes by Plllaburj.l (a) 4 P?Q5 nilclit be tried, but Black's QB would come later Into powerful play. (b) Of course, to prevent Black from P?QKt4. <c> Of course, the Isolation of the pawn In largely a theoretical question. It being the belief of tht; writer that It Is a source of strength in that It restricts very much the Black gn by holding back the Black KP. (d) Any attempt to win Pawns on the qneen's side would probably he dlastmus. owing to the undeveloped state of the pieces on that side. (c) As will be seen, the surrender of the P leaves White free to continue the king's side attack. Moreover, the move threatens K?K5. <f> Probably better was 23 gKt Q1; 24 Bx RP, KxP; B?K3, &e. White could also continue 24 B-g2. (s) Hasty play and missing a direct winning ad vantage by 26 BxP. <h) Notwithstanding "bishop of opposite color," White has retained a strong attack. <11 If 38 ..... It?R. White wins rather neatly by 39 gxB ch., gxg. &<?. (j) No answer exists to the threat R?KB3, the White's 44th rendering Black's intention of two rooks for g of no value. Queen's Gambit Declined. Marshall. PillsjMiry. 1 I' Q4 P-Q* " 2 P-QB4 P-K4 8 P K3(?) Ki'.xp 4 KPxP Kt KH3 5 Kt KB3 Kt QB3 0 P-QR3 Ft KKt5 7 II?K3 H- K2 8 Kt QB3 Castles 9 R K2 PxPlb) 10 BxP B~Q3 11 P-KR3 B?114 Marshall. Pillsbury. 16 Q?B2 B?Kt3 17 B?Q3 BxB 18 QxB Kt -QR4 19 Kt - Q2 P? B4<c) 20 B~Ktf.(d) P -B5(e) 21 Q?B3 B?K2 22 BxKt BxB 23 Kt Q5 BxP(f) 24 Kt?K4 Q 112 2r> Kt -06 BxQKtP(g 2ft KtxB RxKt 12 Castles Q Q2 27 KR-K B?K4 13 B K2 Kit? K 28 Q Kt4(h) Q-Kt(l) 14 Q?Kt3 P-QI13 ! 29 Q Q7 P-R3(J) 15 QR-Q P-QKt4 I 30 Kt?117 Resign? (Notes !>y Pillsbury.) (n) Leading only to an equality of position, at the most. (b) Into consideration might come 9 R?K. (c) A move not alon?* strong, but rather necessary to prevent White from 20 P QKt4, followed by Kt?Kt3. and eventually Kt~QB5. (d> Prolvalily strongest. If 29 P?Q5. the pawn would become weak; obviously 29 PxP loses the queeo. <e? Here Black overestimates the security of their position and court complication not to their advantage. (f) The knights now become all powerful, and Black's plan to sacrifice the exchange for two pawns is not. as tfc** sequel shows, satisfactory; perhaps better w?*s 23 B?Q. (gl If 2T> R -KB; 29 RxB, QxR; 27 Kt?K7ch, K It: 28 QxR. and wins. (h) 28 O?Kt3 is a more direct win. For if in replv O Kt. 29 Kt-K7cli, K 11; 30 RxB, RxKt; 31 R K3!. R Kt2; 32 Q -KR4. and wins easily. (1) 2H K- Bsq; 29 Q?R5. P-113; 39 QxRP, Q - KB2 left Black with a playable game. (J) If 29 P B3; 30 Kt B7 equally wins. THE COLOR OF WATER. Its Varying Shades Are Due to Two Distinct Causes. From Success. Recent investigations of natural color In water show that it is due to two distinct causes?vegetable stain and suspended matter. When the latter is present In ap preciable quantity it causes turbidity and is not a real pigment. The true color or vegetable stain is greenish-yellow to red dish ^brown, and is due to decayed plant growth; the suspended matter is generally mineral and often contains iron. The color acquired by water at the bottom of a deep pond is largely due to this cause. Kxperts have adopted a method of stat ing the depth of color In water by com parison with a mixture of platinum and cobalt, the color produced by one part of platinum to one million parts of water be ing taken as the unit. Thus it has been shown that the color of surface water depends both on the char acter of the neighboring vegetation and on the time that the water remains In contact with it. Water near steep rocks, where there are few trees, will generally be below twenty units in color; steep wood ed or cultivated slopes give twenty to fifty units; similar but gentler slopes, from Ave to one hundred, and swamp areas, one hun dred to five hundred, or even higher. High ly colored waters are more common In the northern states than In the south. Ccdered water Is gradually bleached by sunlight, the action taking place chiefly within one foot of the surface. The study of color in water is of commercial importance, because most people object to drinking brownish water. Hence. In a town water supply the color must either be removed or Its forma tion must be prevented. The latter is often the most economical thing to do, and It may be accomplished by intercepting the water from the uplands and leading it Into the streams without letting It pass through the swamps. Filtering through sard will not remove the color from water, and even clay will take it out btjt partially. Generally the water must be altered chemically, as by mixing with sulphate of aluminum, which coagulates the coloring matter. The color may also be removed by oxidation, as with permanganate of potash, or by ozone, but this method is not much In use at present. The question Ms largely one of esthetics, as natural coloring matter in water is rarely harmful. BOOK 350 YEARS OLD. Only First Edition Copy in America of "Breeches" Bible. From the Chicago Ruc-ord-Herald. Mrs. Kate CtoJloway-Holcomb of Ellis, Vernon county, Mo.v is the owner of a copy of the first edition tof the Geneva Bible, of ten called the Btreephes Bible, it Is a rare and valuable book, dating from 1560. This Geneva version of the Scriptures went through more than 130 editions, many of them printed in London, but copies of the first edition, printed by the English exiles in the Swiss city, are precious. The Mis souri copy was brought to America from Dungannon, Ireland, by James K. Leech, and Its present owner knorws of no other on this side of the Atlantic. During the persecutions of Bloody Mary a colony of about 800 Englishmen fled to Geneva to secure religious liberty. Among them were a number of highly educated men, and they undertook the translation of the Bible for the use of the refugees. They used the works of Calvin, Tindale, Besa and others, but made a version notably dlf Ec^ema; No Cure, No Pay. Yonr Druggist will refunJ your mouejr If PAW 0INTMF.NT fails to cure Ringworm. Tetter, Old Dli-*rs and Sores. I'imples and Btackhesds on U? (see, itud All slUo diseases. Mc. ferent from any other. The New Testa mi nt was published In 1567. Queen Kliu beth mounted the throne of England In 1558, and one of the exiles quaintly wrote: "The Lord has showed merry unto Eng land by the removal of Queen Mary by deathe and placing the queen's majesty that now Is in the wale." The refugees were now free to return to England and the Blblo was nearly all translated, but "Whlttlnghnm and one or two more did tarry at Geneva a year and a half after Queen Elisabeth rame to the crown, being resolved to go through with the work." These men are supposed to have In-en Wil liam Whlttlnghnm. Anthony (Why, and Thomas Hiimps?n. though othera sre !>? lleved to have helped them In the early part of the work. This version got Its name of the "Hreech ea" Bible from the following translation of Oen. til. 7: "Thsy sewed tig leaves together and made themselves breeches." The division of the Bible story Into para graphs and the use of italics were features of the. Geneva version. Its variations and annotations were especially prised by the Puritans. Its spelling, use of capitals and grammatical forms had many things which now appear quaint, and some of the words would not be recognized by the average person today. Here are a few examples: Stale for Btole. plght for pitched, wanne for the past of win, brast for burst, fet for fetched, roume for room, kowe for cow, gheste for guest, ele for eye, anle for any. The Lord's prayer ran as follows: ?"Our father which art in heaven hallowed be thy Name; thy Kingdom come, thy will be done even in the earth as It is In heaven. Give vs this day our daily bread and for give vs our dettes as we also forgive our detters, and lead vs not Into tentatlon, but deliver vs fro. evil, for thine Is the king dome and the power and the glorie forever. Amen." FAHRENHEIT THERMOMETER. Origin of a Scientific Instrument in Every Day Use. From the New Orleans Times-Democrat. Sir Samuel Wilks, writing to Knowledge, gives the history of the origin of Fahren heit's thermometer, which is generally used In this country. It was really invented by Sir Isaac Newton, and the starting point of his scale was the heat of the human body. Newton's paper is to be found in the "Philo sophical Transactions" for the year 1701. He describes his instrument as a glass tube filled with linseed oil, and to it he attached a scale to measure the degree of heat of the liquid into which he plunged it. His lowest point was that of freezing, as his highest was that of boiling water. He chose for the starting point on his scale the heat of the human body, and this he called by the round number 12, the duodecimal system being then in use?that Is, he divided the space between the freezing point and the temper ature of the body into twelve parts. He further stated that the boiling point would be about 30, as It was nearly three times that of the human body. A few years afterward, when Fahrenheit was working at the subject of heat, he took Newton's instruments for his experiments, but finding the scale not minute enough he divided each degree into two parts, and so made it measure 24 instead of 12. He also did more, for, finding he could obtain lower temperatures than freezing, and not ably that of Ice and salt mixed together, he took this for his starting point. It was from this point he began to count 24 de grees up to body heat. This made, by his measurements, 8 the point for freezing. Boiling point he made 53. It then became zero, freezing 8, body heat 24 and boiling water 53. This was really the same us Newton's, only the scale started lower and the numbers were doubled. Later on, find ing that he could measure increments of heat more minutely. Fahrenheit divided each degree into four parts. It will now be seen that* if the numbers just mentioned are multiplied by four we have the ther mometer which is now in use. EARLY CIGAR TONGS. Relics of the Days When Matches Were IX nknown. From the New York Evening Post. Some customs seem to have as many lives as the proverbial cat. In the good Ola days of Queen Bess every smoker had In his outfit a pair of tobacco tongs. If he were a gallant of the court, they were made of silver, if a substantial merchant, of brass, but if a workingman. of cheap iron ware. They were a necessary imple ment to the smoker. Matches were un known, and the only available fire in the daytime wa3 the blazing log upon th? hearth. With the poker a small piece of glowing ember was broken off, which with the tongs was applied to the freshly charged pipe. Hundreds of these tongs are to be found in the collections of anti quarians. Most of them are clumsy ob jects, but a few are so graceful in outline and artistic in workmanship that they seem to be of French and Flemish rather than English origin. These tongs were revived on a small scale some twenty years ago,*when they were employed for holding cigarettes. The cig arette tongs were from two to four inches in length connected at the upper end by a smart spring, which kept the ends to gether when in a position of rest. When used the smoker opened them and caught the cigarette between the tips close up to the mouth end. The contrivance en abled the user to burn the cigarette down to the .last whiff, and protected the fingers from the discoloring vapor that produces the brown stain upon the fore and middle fingers. The new tongs shown nowadays are somewhat larger, and are intended to hold cigars as well as to reach a coal from the fireplace tQ a pipe. They are made of iron, steel and gun metal, and many of the latter are said to be manu factured from warships, cannon and other trophies of the late war with Spain. The Smallpox Germ. From Alnglee's Magazine. One reason why the smallpox germ Is so hard to conquer is that he can assume so many different forms. He can transform himself from Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde, and Into two other distinct persons at will. One can never tell which metamorphosis he may assume. As Mr. Hyde, he is known to the medical profession as Haemorrhagic. a murderous, deadly fellow that covers his antagonist with wounds that bleed so copiously the afflicted one rarely survives' more than a few hours, or at most, a few days. In one of his other characters he bears the name of Confluent, as which he raises poisonous welts on the skin of the victim very thickly, and they have a tendency to coalesce. In this character he Inflicts wounds more painful but less fatal. The Discrete type manifests himself In fewer papules and is less vigorous In his assaults. The Varioloid Is the gentlemanly Dr. Jekyll, held in check by vaccination; and although there is no mistaking his Identity, he Is mild-mannered and well-disposed to the sufTerer. A victim may be exposed to the Haemorrhagic type, and yet the dis ease which develops In his own system may be any of the other varieties, and similarly through all the combinations. In which fonn the disease will make Its appearance can never be predicted with certainty. Passing of the Smock. From Country Life. The farmer used to be proud of his smock, and It was often adorned with much beautiful work, and was worth from twenty to thirty pounds, but now the garment Is almost wholly discarded. No farmer wears it. and even the farm laborer objects to It In Its cheaper form, though here and there in out-of-way hamlets of the Berkshire and Wiltshire Downs the rustic may occasional ly be seen clad according to the old fashion. This Is but seldom, however, as the cheap tailor has long been familiar in Arcadia, and the rural swain goes in the same attire aa the city beau. An Electrifying Prospect. From the London Spectator. When the use of electric power becomes general we may look forward to a consid erable decentralisation of Industry. We may see such "garden cities" spring' up all over the country as Wtlliam Morris painted so seductively, and the old country towns will again become active centers of life and' Industry. At present nearly all the Indus tries that were once carried on in our vil lages have been killed by the fact that no source of power is available which can en able them to compete with their rivals in the city factories. Electrical power will change all that. * "Wonder What Mertz Will Say Today?' k?t ?'At the Sign off the Moon. ?? A Sale That's Unique In Tailo? OU'LL find most tailors hold hack their hlack and hlue cloths from sales. They consider them staple and reduction is unnecessary?for it doesn't make any difference whether these poods are closed out with the season or not. As usual, Mertz does something dif ferent. We've determined to let all the hlack and blue goods go at clearance prices?around half what's usual for them. There are Cheviots, Vicunas, Venetians, Broadcloths, Dress Refines, Drabette, Thibet, Unfinished Worsteds and Serges. Cloths suitable for Dress Suits, Prince Albert Suits, Cutaways and Sack Suits?and here's the way the knife of reduction has effected the prices of suits to order from those fabrics: goods to order - - - $9.75 $20 goods to order - - - $11.75 $25 goods to order - - - $113.75 $30 goods to order - - - $15.75 $35 goods to order - - - $17.75 goods to order - - - $19.75 There's going to be a rush for them. Hook your order early. and MIRDT7 cq., Leading Tailors, 906 F Street. 'Phone Main 28112-Y. it L ****** A NATIONAL WEALTH. Prosperity of the United States Comes From Mine and Farm. From the Hartford Conrant. It is a fact which many persons scorn to forget that all the material wealth comes out of the ground. The pathetic stories from the large cities connected with the fresh-air aids have told more than once of little children who had never seen green grass and who had no idea of the open country until given these outings. There are grown-up people of abundant wealth who are equally ignorant of what the coun try Is in its relation to general business interests. They assume that when stocks go tip 10 points the country is richer there by, and that when a great syndicate takt s ?<0,000,000 worth of property and capital izes It at $500,000,000. this paper perform ance has created S45o,0UO,Mi0 of new wealth. They buy and sell and go speculating through life on this sort of assumption, and do not stop to think that it is only as the Iron and coal are dug up and as the sunshine and the rain bring the grain to the harvest that anything is added to what already is. If we should tind at the end of the season that the early drouths and the later Hoods that have been so prevalent have resulted in a serious crippling of the crops, if Investigation demonstrates that we have consumed tnore than w< have pro duced, then no amount of booming can keep prices up. As yet It is early to de termine as to this. We have an immense agricultural territory, and the flood de stroying everything in one valley may bring needed moisture to thousands of square miles of other fields, and prove vastly more beneficial than injurious. It is the destructive Hood we hear of rather than the fructifying showers. But mean while it Is well to bear in mind that while speculators can grow rich In their big deals, and the world can watch with won der their great achievements, still they are not producers. Somebody else giv<s up what they get. and It is the unnoticed pro ducer who furnishes the tangible mat' rial dements of prosperity. Kven legitimate buying and selling, what goes umter the general name of trade and keeps so many people busy, adds nothing to what already Is. When two men trade horses there are still only those two horses at the end of the trade. BIG GAME IN MEXICO. Stirring Hunting Tales Told by Civil Engineer of Life in Coahuila. From the Mexican Herald. A civil engineer recently returned from the hacienda of Jimulco in Coahuila. an Immense property containing over 2.000 square kilometers, tells some stirring tales jf shooting wild game. Antelopes abound, but great care is necessary In approaching these wily creatures, owing to their habit of al ways placing one or two on guard while the rest of the herd Is feeding. The senti nels, faithful to their duty, remain with head erect, peering and sniffing to the four points of the compass, and give a swift alarm the moment an enemy appears In sight. Xot long since a party of young men were hunting the javall, or wild hog. and, coming up with a number, one of the hunters succeeded In killing one and dis mounted to secure it. As he approachrd his prey a dozen or more Javali that were hiding In the tall grass attacked him fe rociously, and one fastened his tusks in the hunter's heel, hanging on like grim death. I*he others came to their companion's as sistance and the brute was killed, but the tusks were sunk so deep Into the heel that the hog's Jaws had to be pried apart with i gunbarrel before the man was freed. Strange as It may seem, the wound closed luickly and with no serious results. On this same hacienda are both wild dogs ?nd wild burros, the latter being remark ibly swift and hard to take. S >me time ago i pup was caught and tamed, developing into a fine watchdog, but though every ef fort was made to securc a mate for him it has not been possible. It Is not generally realized that the moun tain lions of Mexico w.ll attack a man. but several recent encounters show them to be is dangerous for men as for beasts One if the mozos In a recent hunting party had jut one hand, the stump of Ills left arm bearing witness to a terrible struggle with i lion he had shot and then approached, funking the brute was dead. A gentleman who has hunted In the state of Sonora tells )f a certain spring where two men have x-en killed by lions while camping there 'or the night. These brutes follow a man 'or miles, like the panther, lured on by the luman scent and hopes of finding an op >ortunlty to spring on the traveler. A nountaln Hon was recently killed In VUclioacan that measured three meters 'rom tip to tip. A Plea for Courtesy. ?rnm the Girl's Realm. We have lq?t the old flowery forms of politeness, and now we never waste "thank you" on a fellow creature who i8 not of jur own immediate circle. A tradesman ioes, but he knows It will be charged In the bill. I wonder what will bring us back to the old sweetness of manner? Why should not the customer In the tea shop or the customer in the post office say "please" when he gives his order, and the other ipare a "thank you" when he has paid his >ill ? It makes life run so much more easily. Feathered Viragoes. 'rom the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News. Female sparrows are especially tyrannical oward their partners, especially at next >uildlng time, when they frequently st ack their husbands flweely on account of their laziness. At such tlmea the female roice can always be detected, both louder ind shriller than that of her mate, as she >ecks and tousles him. until he beats an gnominlous retreat. Hen blackbirds and thrushes are often very overbearing, and rven spiteful, toward their mates when .heir houses are in course of construction. NaturaE Mineral Water ?A sparkling, effervescent, ab solutely pure water that pushes from a spring in the granite rock more than a quarter of a mile beneath the surface of the earth. ?Ask for "ShoboTpan" Natural ?Minora! Wat or at all Cnfo*. ?-Clnlm. Kcataurantft and ll??i?la. ?Sold by grocora and drtiggiata. J. IE. Dyer & Co. 3330=3332 M St. '"ajj;-1 Joll-3m-45 COLLAR jal *&a 104t 4 ma ti IT* ? t f V ! C1?|?<. (l?ily at 6 p.m.? 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