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, - THE EVENING TIMES, 310:jyAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 3895.
Parker. Bridget Ca,
Clothiers, 13 Tlh St.
Where will
you find a
more select
stock? Where
will 3rou find
prices so low?
Where will
you be treat
ed as liber
ally? Where
will you find
such a line of
S10 Suits orsuch $25 and
$30 Suits? Where will you
find such $5 Overcoats or
$25 or $35 Overcoats? Echo
answers, "where."
Parker, Bridget & Co
315Seventh St.
-'Twould take a sledge
hammer blow to knock out a
"COLUMBIA." All ordi
nary and legitimate strains
it is absolutely proof against.
Ask "Columbia" riders what
their experience is with this
paragon of wheels.
A very short time trill sufllco to acquire
ttae riding part o( it, K the lensous are
learned in our Ulr School. The instruct
ors know their business. To purchasers
of wheel, tuition free.
" J-"V.X 452 Pa. Ave.
Old Pennsy Elevens to Give an Ex
hibition To-day.
"Visitor Wuiit l'lilnterN on Aiiii'rlciiu
"Work m till' (Srlillrun TUnt Tliey
iliiy Instruct Frlcnilr. at Homo.
(Special lo The Times.)
Jhiladelplila, Sept. 30. All of Hie UnslisU
cricketers have expressed a desire to see
an America nTKtljallsamc,ii nil oneh.i been
arranged lolje played at thecomlu-ionof the
interiiatlonaliTiiketniatili to-day.
The bquad of twenty five Uniersity of
Pennsjlvanla plajern, who arrived rrnin
Grimsby on Saturday, are nil in fine fettle
and easer to test, their ability on the grid
The squad will lie divided into two elev
ens. One will lie taplained by Carl J. Will
iams, the present universit captain, while
the other will be in charge of probably ex
Capt. Kuipe orCoaih Woodruff. It will be
In reality the first ame of the season iutiiis
Tielnity, and will be a crucial test of the
pla in;; strength of I'ennsylvania's material.
The foreigners williloselystudy itiefranie,
ud as far as possible will take an objeit
lesson therefrom, as many of them contem
plate to Ins for places on their rrepcitlve
college teams.
The Amateur Athletic Union has declined
Eddie Donovan's ofrer to run 100 yards
Kainst Wefcrs to decide which is the fast
est sprinter. It is held by the Union that it
would be nciiiisl its rules to permit such a
contest. Donovan is a limit "-Mon.il, mid
offered to run Wefcrs simply for the amuse
ment of the thing. As for a money contest,
Donovan announces that he is ready to run
any man in the world for whateveramoiint
a challenger may name, iroidcd it is
nough to warrant uiin training.
It is suggested that tile sudden determina
tion to keep Valkyrie here may lie part o(a
plan to help SirCharlesItosenndhiri new cup
challenger along next year. ThoYalkjric
can bo used as a trial horse for the Distant
Bliore and in this way Mr. Hose's yacht
could be worked up to form that might lukc
tilings exceedingly uncertain for the Amer
ican yacht.
Ituboar, Wingate, Haines and Barry, who
will leave England for this country within
the next ten days lo take part in the interna
tional regatta at Austin, Tex. , are the very
trongest combination of oarsmen that could
have been put together in that country, and
they are confident they will win the events
for which they intend to enter.
The big bicjele meeting at Denver will
take place on October IT, 18 and 19. The
events looked forward to by wheelmen are
tlie one mile and five mile national cham
pionships. Ilaldlias won two of thesecliam
piouslilps this j car, but at Demer it is
thought Tom Cooper, who has been doing
wonderful riding since lie made his appear
ance last June, will give Itald the race
of his lire.
Betting on the Yale Cambridge games
has begun. The Americans arc favorites
though it is believed the contest will be a
close one. It is admitted that the foreigners
will win rour and maybe five or the eleven
events on the card, which embraces a 100
jard run; 300-yard run; 140-yard run; 860
yard run; one mile run; 120-yard hurdle
race on the cinder path; 120-yard hurdle
race on turf; running high jump; running
broad Jump; putting the 10 pound shot,
and throwing the 10-pound hammer.
It is now said to bo a certainty that Ca
banne. Murphy nudTitus are tobesuspended
by the League of American Wheelmen, and
that they willbe kept out ofajobfora year.
The call of Capt. Urewcrforcandidatesfor
the Yale freshmen football team brought
out seventy-five men. This Is an extra
ordinary number, and it is expected that
ft very strong combination -will be gotten
out of them.
At Waltham on Saturday two world's
records were broken. They were the one
mile, flying btart, paced, tandem trial, and
the halt mile, flying start, unpaced. tandem
trial. The riders in the one mile trial were
E. A. Menurfeo and Nat Butler, paced by a
quad. The tinio was 1:51 3-5, breaking
the record by one second. In the half mile
tandem trial, ridden by the same riders,
tlie time was 0:53 2-5 seconds, breaking
therecord of 0:55 4-5, held by O'Connor
and Rhodes.
Ten thousand persons turned out to see
the twenty-five mlje handicap road race
of the Allegheny cyclists on Satnrday. It
was the greatest event otthe kind ever held
In Western Pennsjlvanla. William H.
Williams, of Niagara Falls, won both time
and place prizes in 1:17:43. J. H. Frick,
Irwin, Pa., second, ten yards behind the
winner. Thomas C. Fry, of nttsburg, and
F. R. Eddy, of Columbus, tied for second
time priro in 1:23.
Etht-1-wriiu Cliiillenirol Again.
Montreal, Sept. 30. At an informal meet
ing of members of the Royal St. Lawrence
Yacht Club held Saturday evening. It was
decided, In view of the defeatof iheSimice
TV., to challenge for the balf-rater cup.
Columbia Turn-Verein Opens Its
Indoor Season To-night.
"llljr Mike" Mahoiiey Ilay AltiiIii
With Georjretovt n Ciipltul Jllcycle
Club's EoiiK-DlMiince It mm.
Tlie Columbia Turu-verein will open its
ludoor athletic aud social season with
a big "smoker"' and gymuastle exhibition
at its rooms on D street to night. Aspleii.
did programme will lie presented.
Word receied from his new field of
lalKirs. as physical instructor Willi t!c
PcnusMvnnia Railroad department of the
Young Mens' Christian Association at
Philadelphia, indicates that Prof. Johu
Sims is more than ple.iecd with the out
look, and th.it the K'usou which ojieus
tomorrow night promises to he u most
successful one. .
Knliert Dick Douglas has been elected
ni.nuTcr in charge of field and track alh
lellcs at Ucorgclowii UnUcrslty. He Is a
pruilit-il and earnest worker, and will do
much to advance the work of the large
number of promising nthlctes, who hope
lo make theold "blue andgra j "more immi
nent than iter in the field of college ath
letics. Big -Mike Mahoney will return to George
town College to enter the medical deparv
nicnt tomorrow, and will 'again assume
his x)silion as pilclicr on tlie li.il team.
With the return of some of the old platers
and the coming of new material the team
will be almost as strong as lust spring's
remarkable aggregation.
Dick Hurley will play left field, and
captain tltc team, which will have Mc
Carthy, centerfieid. and Iteanlon In right.
Aiming the new men will be CtileiC.'.,
catcher for Kock Hill last year; McLaugh
lin, third base of the Euglewood Field
Club, and formerly of l'ordliam Colhw;
Tracer, tin- track pitcher of Kordhnni Col
lege, will enter the Law School, liLd play
on the college team.
Hurley. In addition to Ids other duties,
will coach and train the learn. ciecially
iu batting, and practice will continue as
long as the open season lasts.
Then- will be no foot ball team at George
town this jcar except for exercise among
lis own student... It Is more thanlikely
that a lacrosse team will be organized.
Th" annual fall field and track gr.mcs
will be held about Novemlier 1.
A handball court ti 111 be built and the
game will iccelve siierial attentiou. As
soon as a team is organised a scries of
games will lie arranged and enfrics will
Ik-made in the scleral nearby openevents
and in the big handball meet in May in
New York Oily.
Tin' members or the Capital Bicycle
Club during the past season have covered
a greater number of miles on club runs
than were made by all the other clubs
put togi titer. Every nook and corner of
the adjacent State" have lieen visited and
the riders have profited much In learning
the nature or the roads trawled and will
in consequence know which to take and
which to avoid In making future mm.
In addition to this tlie runs have been a
source of much pleasure to those who
made them.
AlK.ut 3,000 miles hae been traveled
and Ihose include short runs or wincn
no note was made and the following runs,
which gie the number or riders in rath,
and mili-s inni'lnl, aggregating in them
selves nearly 2.000 miles, nearly all or
which wire "covered under tlie capable di
rect ion or Capt. .1. Bart Hills. The mem
bers will during the season at hand, con
fine themselves to short runs.
Following is tlie official table of runs
made up to last week, giving the number
of riders In each and miles lraeled from
the club house to certain points and re
No, of Dis-
men. tance.
. i; so
10 40
It 56
17 40
K 103
8 M
IS 44
14 33
6 39
5 UC
3 45
8 35
8 Z
7 ce
8 40
5 VX
10 32
6 40
S ti
4 3
10 75
3 M
Date. Point
April T TiockviUe
It Marlborough
SI Marshall HalL
May 19 Ashton. Md
311 day's run
June 3 -rrying Pan, Va
IB Hroolnille. Md.......
SJ-Steclton. Jld.
31 Fairfax. Va
July 4 t dvr s run to Phlia.
4 Baltimore Races....
7 Itockvllle ;....
14-Marsball Hall
SI Manassas. Va
2S Varlt-orotish
August 3 Two-week's tour
4 ureal raus
30 3 dny's tour
Sept. S Fairfax
IS Elllcott Cilv
:2 Occoquan 3
Splendid Display at the Opening of
S. Kiinn, Souk A: Co.
Throngs of shoppers, miles or rainbow
ribbon, mountains, or silks, clouds of
fh ecy lace, and gro es of graceful, waving
palms, and banks or flowers, emphasized
the celebration or the rirst anniversary
and fall opening of S. Knnn, Sons A Co.,
in their splendid quarters, at the corner
or Eighth street and Market space, to
day. Irom the opening or the doors till late
in the day tides of shoppers ebbed and
Howcd through the fcrn-friuged aisles,
eddied around the arious connters and
murmured appreciatively about the things
they saw. The store was picturesque In
the arrangement or wares, restive Willi
dci-oratlous and gay with callers.
The day signalized the opening or
several departments. The art and millin
ery departments received their Just share
or approbation. The Times was told that
the department or hats, with its flowing
ribbons, nodding plumes, and riocks or
slurred birds was inferior to none in the
land. The art department or embroideries
and all kinds or elaborate needlework
stirred the patrons to praise. The cloak
deiiartment was given lots or attention.
It appears this season under new and
efrective management. Tlie upholstery
deiiarlment was approvingly inspected and
theilress and .silk goods would have raised
their rates could they have understood
what was said about them. The growth
or this rinii has been remarkable, and
when the reporter wanted to know how
it did it, the manager said: "Ability,
ail vert Ising, fair-dealing, advertising, big
stock, advertising, Just prices, advertising,
judicious buying and advertising."
xo r-AY roii 'the cahmax.
Judge Klinlmll Let the Alleged Mln
Ktrul Men Go Free.
The last act of the minstrel show billed
at Warrenlon, Va., for last Wednesday
night wasplajvd In Judge Kimball's court
this morning.
Frank Norman thought that he would
soar to fortune by organizing a colored
minstrel troupe. He secured two men and
two women as performers, and billed the
aggregation for a 6how at Warrenton, Va.,
on Saturday evening.
Warrenton Is sKtj-one miles from Wash
ington, and Norman had not the money to
get his actors there. So he engaged two
one-horse cabs Irom Philip Barber, the
latter agreeing to furnish the vehicles,
drive one, and make the round trip, 122
miles, six persons, for $13.50.
When tlie actors arrived at Centrcville,
nineteen miles from Warrenton, the horses
broke down and the Thespians walked the
rest or Ihe way. The audience was light and
alter pa j ins rent and printing the man
ager only had 52.50 lert to pay the cabman.
They walked back to Centrcville, where
In the meantime one or the horses had died,
and the cabman, being promised his money
on his arrival in town, hauled the show
back to Washington.
The money. However, was not forth
coming, and Ihe cabman swore out a war
rant lor the actor-manager.
Alter hearing the evidence the court
dismissed the case.
Interest Check Mulled.
United States Treasurer Morgan hVcl.iv
mailed 2S,748 checks, aggregating S4,'
899,8:!0.50, for Interest due October 1 on
United States registered 4 per cent, con
sols of 1907. A year ago the number of
checks mailed was 20,832, aggregating
Receipts of the Treasury.
The receipts from Internal revenue to-day
were $783,621; from customs. $615,109.
and miscellaneous. $41,133. The national
bank notes received Jo-clay for redemption
amounted to $228,029.
Unusually Big List of Fast Ones in
Every Event.
Much Interest Felt In the Maryland
und District uf Columbia Trottlni;
UorKc Hrecder'"!stuko EentN.
(Special to the Tinies.)
Halllniore, Sept. 30. The harness meet
ing at l'imlico opens this afternoon. The
meeting which closed at tlie (ieutlemen's
Driing Park on Saturday was the most
successful racing encut or its kind ever
held In Marlanu, and there is ccry
Indication that the Flnnlco meeting will
he equally as satlsMctory.
The rirst event each day Is lo be a
.Man laud and District or Columbia trottiug
horse breeder's slake race, and these, of
course, will be of siieiiul Interest lo the
local horsemen.
The truik is in fplendid shape, and mst
time is looked for rrom ecry class, as
the entries arcallnr a high order. Among
the stables here are those or William
Sinipoou, owner or Masi-ot, the famous
Bouncer, and many other good' ones.
The card for lo day has three races. The
first will he'lhe 2: 10 trot, which has
fourteen entries, among them .1. II. .Mar
row's Washington slallion. Jake 1'atch.cu,
The second race Is for a purse of Jsl.lOO,
Tor 2:23 trotlcr, ror which there are
seeiileen entries. The last race of the
day, for a purse or $l,t00, for 2:27
pacers, for which there are ketentceu
entries. .
Plunger Blley Gruniinn's run 'ji good
luck during the latter part of f- recent
visit lo Ihe East put him in pi city easy cir
cumstances once more, but he inn against
a pretty sharp snag In the now famous
Umbrella race at Oakley last Thursdav
Unibrella was fctartcd b the books at CO
to 1, a I'd afler this had Ih-cii cut to 15 tol.
Sam Wagner, the on ner of Ihecoll, ttQppc&J
in front or lira n nan 6 stand:
"Give me ten on Umbrella, ".said he
One hundred and rifty to 10, Umbrella,"'
said ICiley, as he swiped the tdCs to 10 to
1. "Xon you can have what 3011 want at
that price."
"Give me $100," said Sam.
"On- thousand to $100," shouted Klley.
"Do you want an morej"
"Giic me another $100."
"One thousand to $100, Umbrella, "again
shouted Itiley. "Now do jou want any
"Yes, give me $10O more."
"One thoticand lo $100iUmhrrlla,"u;al;i
shouted Grannan, as he cut the price to
to 1
"Oh, I tee I made jou rub," (aid Sam
"Well, I'll give you 10 to 1 forlCOmore."
"All right; give it to me," laid Sam.
"One thousand dullars to $100 on Um
brella," once limn' shouted Granuan.
Laleron Wagner Ib-i $3011 more withGran
nan. at 0 lo 1 Altogether he took about
$G,500 out of Grannan'8 book alone
The fame day Klley lost. between $2,500
and $3,000 when Ingomar heal Ids name
sake, Grannan, by a nofe. Sam Wagner,
who engineered the Umbrella killing,
wosuntiln 3 ear or In 11ago.1t raveling hnrsi'
mau. Umbrella was sired by Uncas. His
dam was Parasol He is said to Le a great
Bud Coliarn liought a horfc a year ago
for $00 and named him Andy. Coliarn
tracked Andy for three months during
the spring and milliner and then sent him
a mile in a race in 2:14 Tlie other day
he sold him 10 a I'hi'adelphia gentleman
for $1,500.
A nlne'y unys running m.ctiug is to
be inaugurated at Mai on. Ga., to-day A
new and fast mile track, a grandstand a
double decker c apable of seating 12.000
people, have lieen built, aud many good
horses are exjieclcd there as soon as racing
in the East closes.
Of Ihe fast harness hores of the year
California lias produced three. Azote,
trotter, 2 04 1 2; Athauio, three-year-old
trotter. 2:113-4. and Directly, pacer.
2 07 1-4. Kentucky has produced two,
both trotters. Bcnzctla. lour -year-old,
2 0 3-4. and Tommy Ilritton, two-yi-ar-old,
2:18 3-4. Kansas has produced two,
both pacers, John It. Gentry, 2 03 3-4, and
JoePatehcn, 2 04. Ohio has produced two,
bolhpaccrs. IleSure,ronr-ycar-oId,2.0Gl-l,
and Ananias, two-jear-old, 2:12. Penn
sylvania has produced one, William Pcnn,
trotter, 2 07 1-4.
Byron McClelland's colt Prince has
been showing himself to be a gooil one.
and his defeat of the great fill-. One 1
Love, for the jouthful stakes, at Grave
send, on Thursday. lias caused some turr
men to predict that lie has lu him another
Henry or Navarre.
Lockhart. the horse that proved such n
surprise lo the talent at Hedric. Iowa, the
other day, when he lieat thegreat Klamath
three straight heits. is to start against
Azote In the frec-forall race at Lexing
ton. The ramous old pacing horse Guy is lobe
started in Ihe-frec-rorall race at Lexing
ton against Tatchen, Gentry, Coleridge,
Rubcnstein and others or the fast brigade.
It is doubtful whether he will be aide to
cope with these swirt ones, though the
other day at Fort Wasne he went a mile
within a fractionof his record, 2.0G.
George jlanklns has offered $5,000 for
a yearling by Imported Order. The young
ster is credited with running an eighth as
a breeder at Lexington the other day hi
11 1-4 seconds.
The St. Louis Fair Association, up to
last Thursday morning, had distributed
during the season to horsemen $275,000
in stakes and purses.
Strathbcrry continues to go right along
shearing ins record. At Ottumwa. Iowa,
on Saturday be paced the third heat of a
race In 2:04 3-4.
It was announced some time ago that J.
J. McCarfcrty was going to England. It
is now ascertained that he is to make the
trip In (he interest of a syndicate of New
Yorkers to look into ine racing conuiuons
on the other side, and If they look favorable
to him his ssndicate friends will put to
gether a big stable and he will opcrateit
there for them.
Effort Made to Secure Her an Increase
of Pension.
A. M. Clapp, Dr. Miiir aud Lawyer Car
rlngton called upon the Commissioners this
morning to request that Mrs. Annie L. Sul
livan's pension as the widow or an cx-Hre-raan,
be increased from $10 to $30 per
The hueband of Mrs Sullivan was on
the probationary list at the time of his de
cease, and Chief ranis was of the opinion
that the widow was not entitled to a place
on the pension roll.
An appeal waB taken, however, and it
waB held by the Commissioners that the
chief's ruling was based uKn a regulation,
but not uiion law. She wag-accordingly
pensioned at the rale of $10 per month,
the reduced amount being based upon her
husband's brief service.
The effort is to have her placed on an
equality with others.
Hi" Vl'uiitu a Jnnltor.
Prof. Davis, principal of'the Business
High School, called upon the Commls
xloncrs to-day to ask that provision bo
made for thecmployment of a licensed engi
neer to attend to the steam-beating appar
atus of the new building on First street, and
also lo serve as Janitor.
Takes United Press Service.
Erie. Pa., Sept. 30. The Evening Jler
old, the leading afternoon paper of North
western Pennsylvania, began this morn
ing receiving the full leascd-wlre service
of the United Press, having discontinued
that of the Chicago Associated Press.
The Morning, Evening nnd Sunday
TI1111 delivered to your honse ct
yon but 1 2-3 cents 11 day, or 50 cents
Fighters Are in Good Shape and
Eeady For the Fray.
Gorman Men Say l'mldy In Sure
Win, Hut They Are Denmndlng;
HlB OddM for Their Money.
The boxers and their friends are In a state
of excitement to-day over the outlook for a
rattling and determined mill when Hilly
McMillan and Paddy Gorman face each
other In the ring-to-night.
As to the probable outcome of the fight
there is a (inference of opinion, as there
glwuyn is, in such events. The men who
know McMillan-best are confident he will
win, and are backing their opinion witli
their money.
Tlie Gormaiiitca say they are sure Paddy
will down the Washington man, but with
all of thelralleged faith they arc-demanding
big odds tor their money, and thus far
have refused lo put up until theygct il. Sev
eral bets of 100 to 75-were made this morn
ing, aud one or twoat odd of 50 to 30.
McMillan and his trainers, Ilite Peck
ham ami Bub Conni II, came in rroniErlght
nood this morning. All time were in
good spirits and confident. Peckham
und Conmll will second McMillan. Gor
man was below weigh! this morning. He
nill have as advisors, Billy Woods and
Ted Alexander, both, experienced men.
As to the rercree, that seems lo be an
open question to-day-. Corbett, who has
been .spoken or 10 act cannot be here as he
is lo give a show or his own at Madison
Square Garden tu-nlght. John Durry has
been suggested ror the place, but oh
Jeclloii has been made lo him, but whether
Ihe objectors will hold out cannot now bo
Kid McCoy, who wants to fight somc
1xm13, has announced that he will be at
ring to-night ami will challe-nge Ihe
winner or Ihe liattle. AI. Hereford, or
Baltimore, is also expectesl to neon hand,
and it may be that he will be pressed 111
as re-reree.
To morrow Is the day set by G-iv. Culber
son for his lawmakers to gel together and
legislate Corbett and Fitzsimmons out oT
Hit-State or Texas. TneacllouoriheTe-xans
means a great deal, nut only to Ihe-e two
distinguished IndiiidunLs, but 10 the present
pugilistic fraternity al large. If Gov.
Culberson's plan goes through, the op
ponentsof Ihebotcrs in every othc-r section
left oiien lo ttiiiii can say. "If Texas
wouldn't have thctn, whyshould we?"
Deprived of Ihe rlsh I toengagc-in a boxing
encounter, Cotbelt could lay back oil his
championship and fcnslam frolic rrom its
ciimluineliLs tor an hile-, nodoubt, but sooner
or later there will have to be a right, perhaps
in Ihe old, surreptitious way. Used to train
ing, lrae-iiiig and fighting, surrounded. bv
evers- convenience ancloiiiiforl. pamiered
and protected by the law, a ml the people,
what an experieme it would be- lo Jim to
sneak nway in the dead of a cold winter's
night and go trudging around in mud, sleet,
siiow and rain, huiitinz for some secluded,
lonesome righting ground. ffar away from
civilization, his eery sleji fraught nilli
danger to liberty and e en life.
This is ihe was- the old 1 liners did, and
the ery l':iri!.-liM and dangers that at
tended their movemcuu were a part of the
rascinntlon and glors- of an old lime prize
fight. Tlie fighter who won a battle under
theold conditions was a hem Indeed. The
fighters of to da- are of a.illffi rent treed
of mankind, theold timcrssny. The-ydotiot.
however, despair of Ihe lite or the prize
ring. There will be pr(ze .flghls, law or no
law, just as in the days"or yore, tut the
fighters will not be the Corbel's aDul Fitz
simmonses. Whichever way things turn out In Texas
whether they are ienullted logo ahectland
have their controvers3 out In Dallas or
whether they are not both Corl-tt and
Fltzslmmons continue tuiuir there is going
to be a fight. Even to-day they both profess
to be hopeful that they will not be shut out
of ihe Lone Slar State, but it they are they
will fight If they lme to fight In private.
It is quite safe to say that Corbett and
Fitzslmmons don't mean to right In private.
Thero is too much money in a meetlrg be
tn cent hem ror eit heron hem tocontemplate
seriovfcdynnysucb thing. Besides, champion
ship battles are not rought that way. It is
entirely sare to predict that ir Corbett
and Fitzslmmons fight they will come to
gether at a place and time that any in
dividual who has money- to pay his way will
be welcome. It things get to a point where
a right would haeto be held luprUalc. that
ract in Itself would anord Jim and Bob a
very excellent reason ror staying apart, and
some racetious people sayjhat they would
accept such -a condition of affairs without
a kick. -
Bob Fitzsliiiinons l.as asked Joe Choynskl
lea be wllh him inhiscorncr If thefightwith
Corbett takes place.
There was said to be a lot of money
around ton 11 on Saturday night to bet
against McMillan. The Gormanites, how
ever, wanted odds of 2 to 1.
Corbett giveshisshow atM.ndison Square
Garden to-night. He will make a Slieech.
so it is said, in which lie will define his
poEitiou as regards Fitzslinmous. Texas,
the referee and oilier men a nd matters. The
champion is expectesl to arrive in this city
to-morrow morning.
Agnin the report is abroad that Corbett
and Brady have set their hearts on having
Tim Hurst re'eree the big fight, if It comes
off. nnd again Fitzsimmons is out with the
declaration that, under no circumstances,
wi'l he agree to Hurst's acting.
While all the talk about Lawyer Tricnd
and the Fitzsimmons end of the stake for
the big fight is going on. it may be interest
ing to know that Fitzsimmons says that
Friend did not put up a dollar for him, but
that he simply acted as an agent of a rich
New York man, who is friendlyto Bob, and
who did not want to be known in the trans
action, nnd that Friend could nottake down
the $5,000, aboot which he is talking.
A New York paper Fays that the attempt
to tie up the Fitzslmmons stake money just
at this time has a peculiar look, and adds
that Brady and Corbett did all in their
power to avoid a match; that they have
done all in their power to get out of the
match, and that they are now doing every
thing they can to prevenf Ihfc match taking
place. i Ti
EXPLOSIOX in' a Jsaloox.
Flames Burst Out ami Inmates Mnle
a Narrow Escape.
Chicago, Sept. 30. At 3 o'clock this
morning at the saloon of A. Stenovitch,
No. 149 Bouth Halstead street, an explo
sion was heard and smojee and flames burst
Trom the front of the building.
A man waB seen running away from the
place lust before the explosion, and it is
thought the flames wcre'of Incendiary ori
gin. When the firemen arrived they found
Bertha Mvers standing in a window calling
for help. "A ladder was raised and she was
carried to the street. Lizzie Disdey and
Lizzie Marks were also carried down.
The firemen searched for Mr. Marks.
who was said to be in the building, but
could not find him. The other occupants,
it is said, reached the 6treet in safety. The
loss Is estimated at $10,000.
Movement of Silver:
The Issue of standard dollars from the
mints and Treasury orfices for the week
ended September 2b, was $1,081,540, nnd
for the corresponding period last year, was
$1,144,144. The shiimient or fractional
silver coin from the 1st lo the 28th aggre
gated $1,540,488.81,
CaM for National Banks.
Acting Comptroller "of the .Currency
Tucker to-day issued a' call for a report of
the condition of national banks at the
cloae of business Saturday,- September 28.
He also Issued a special call on national
banks for a report of the amount of taxes
of all kinds paid by them during the fiscal
year ended June 30, 1805.
The Monilnc, Evening nnd Sunday
Times delivered to your house cost
you hut 12-3 centi dav, or 50 cents
a. month.
The National League Season Is All
But Over.
Where the Tennis Find Themselves
and Why They're There Tired
Lit tic-Senator on Hound 10.
The league games played yesterday re
suited as follows:
Louisville. 13; Cleveland. 8.
Chicago, 9; Cincinnati, 1.
The standing oi tho Leagua Clubs to-day ll as
Baltimore. bC to .1X6
Cleteland. 81 IC .d46
Phlia 77 &i MS
Cnk-aco... 72 S3 .334
Urooklya. 7 5a .550
Kuetou.... 71) 09 .51)
WtUDurc 71 M JK4
Cincinnati.. t 61 .Mi
Aew York.. 6b bl .01
ttatnn..,.. At 04 .Ull
M.Louis.... 39 91 .As
Louisville. 35 'JQ .3?
The league games scheduled ror today
are as folovs -
Haltiniore at New Tork.
Brooklyiuit I'hiladclpliU.
Boston at Washington.
End of the sc-a&ou.
When the sun goes down to-night the
National League season will be over.
Baltimore will agaln.tly the flag, an em
blem for which they madc-.n gallant fight.
The team has not IhcbesLrccord, u,sa whole,
but Its members piuyed ball from start to
finish, never lagging when behind.
In the right for the pennant they were
constantly and carefully schooled by a man
old in ball playing. They plajeil rast lull,
und not a man among them was a record
player. It was victory they were afler,
and they pat lortli all power to secure II.
SomuclirorlheOriiiles. NowlheSenalors.
They will finish in tenth position, and the
distinguished little statesman who has been
standing on tlie tenth round since June 21
Is glad 10 step down and out. He was a
familiar figure. The only cause for regret
is tlie fact that he was prevented from
moving rurther up the ladder.
The Seiaitors increased I heir percentage
ehr en points during the past week, and are
now .333. If they defeat Boston to day Ihev
will have a percentage of .338: but if Ihev
should lose they will have but .330 points
to their credit.
The playing of the Thlllies with the
Orioles has crcalisl considerable comment
nt their home. The press of that city has
been severe In criticism, and lias Intimated,
siirse ihcy lost two strnlght to Brooklr-,
that the Quakers really put Ihe games "to
their rivals because they could not be
beaten out for third place.
There is really t-o question as to crooked
work; they simply lost because the other
team put up the better ball, as the scores
During the week they lost nineteen points.
Cleveland lias made a great fight for the
pennant, and will make a harder one for
Ihe Temple Cup; as they have won six and
lost rive in their series with Baltimore, It
seems lo be an even thing. However, the
Orioles want the cup nlso, and Hanlon will
send Ills men after Tebeau's Spiders at a
clipping pace.
The games will be full of Interest, and
It is hardly possible for a repelition of last
season, when the Giants defeated them
three straight games. It Is to be hoped
that there will be no bad blood betwee-n
the teams during the contests.
Chicago, by winning j-eterday. secured
fourth position. The Colts have played e-x-eeilent
ball, when it is considered that the
team had really no good pitcher. All
their twlrlcrs seemed to he in the selling
plater class this season, and even the re
liable Hutchison was no terror to any team.
However, the team got agoing the 8th of
September, when they were in ninth place,
and each neek found them In a better .
position. In two weeks they were in
fourth place, which they retained by good,
hard hitting.
New S'ork Is the diapioIntinent or the
season It has long ago failed lo show the
promises made by the then .liana ge-r Davis.
and ends the season In ninth place, a posi
tion that must be humiliating to Presi
dent Freedinan and to the thousands of
cranks in Gotham.
Winners or the Temple cup twelvemonths
ago, tbey could not hold their own in a
second-rate league. Next year they may
be a great team, but they must play belter
than .508-per-cent. ball.
The Flrates how they have collapsec'4
Looked upon in June, July and August as
possible pennant winners, they close the
season in seventh place, a comrortable dis
tance rrom Cincinnati and scarcely within
talking distance from Boston.
They spurted the last week, winning five
games and losing one. which gives them a
percentage of .5.14. Their pitchers broke
down, and that really tells tlie story of
their s'andlng.-
Brooklyn was an In-and-out team. Four
weeks ago they were putting up a game
which gave hope of Temple cup honors.
But the pace was too rast. and gmdually
Ihcy went backward. They came to Wash
ington hopeful or helping their position. but
were cruelly VnockeJ down by tueSenalors.
What of Boston? A team of reasoned men.
strong pitchers, heavy hitters and fast
May sound like rather a bold assertion for us to make, but
anyone, no matter how skeptical, after an inspection of
our stock and prices will be forced to acknowledge, al
though half price
That-we do as we advertise in selling actual Merchant
Tailor-made garments for just one-half their original
measured price. For variety, either in design or cut, it
would be simply impossible for you to find a better assort
ment. If you want a Suit or pair of Trousers, no matter
how hard you are to please, come to us. If you will
come to us, we think we cannot only please your eye and
pocketbook, but also give you a perfect fit, as we have
three experienced tailors constantly in our employ to make
all necessary alterations to improve fit.
What do you ask? "Why, we give a written guarantee
with every article we sell, and also keep all garments
bought of us in repair free of charge for one year. Read
the appended price list for to-day, Monday:
S20 Custom-made Suits for S8.00
$25 Custom-made Suits for SIO.OO
S30 Custom-made Suits for 12. SO
$35 Custom-made Suits for .$15.00
$40 Custom-made Suits for,,. $18.00
Pants from S2.SO to fe originally
made for $6 to $12. '
Merchant Tailors Misfit
Clothing Parlors,
fielders, how they have Humbled! Sixth
in the race now, they will hardly bctterthclr
standing, as the Senators arelikciy to take
Von der Alie, no doubt, has lost much
Bleep over the poor showing or his beloved
Browns, and it's even money that the
plajera also lost much sleep, hut not rerlika
cause. Eleventh In class must be all awful
dose lor any club to own. Nextiyear, Ton
der Ahe says. It will not be thus. It cannot
be" much worse.
The Colonels! What a mighty lot of
soungster. Strangers from the start, the
team was strengthened by the excellent
Judgment ol Manager McCloskey, -who late
in the season took "Hearing Bill" Hassa
mertohisrold.and found In him what Wash
ington failed to discover. But tho chances
are that location has everything to do with
Latham, it is said, will be found with St.
Louis or I'luladclphla next year. He can
get a Job with eltner team.
Ed Crane will continue to do service with
the Koc-hester club next ye-ar, as will Joe
Old Sain Wise lias been reserved by
Burralo ror the season or 189G.
Telieau sas tlie Cleveland-club will rc-
I maiu nlKjutas il is now made up next sea
son, nnd that ir lie ge-ts a couple of re
j emits mat he now has his eyes on lie.will
have a walk-over for the pennant.
The St. Louis cranks are sending up a
howl against Von der Ahe selling Catcher
I'letz. They say it Indicates that "der
Boss" is getting ready to give them an
other combination of yellow ball players
nc.t year.
In a game of ball at Kockrord, HI., on
Friday between Ihe team or that town and
Milwaukee, a foul tip drove a mask m re
ditu the head or Catcher Bolan, of the
latter club. Injuring him dangerously.
Louisville is after Dungan, of Detroit.
The Baltimore team has lost but one
series this season that with Cleveland.
The odd game for the Temple cup. If It
-Is necessary, will likely be played in Phila
delphia. The plajers In both the Balti
more and Cleveland clubs very naturally
desire to go where they will draw the big
gest crowd and the most money. As New
York has made a poor showing, there Is
but little baseball enthusiasm there, und
it seems that Philadelphia offers the liest
They say big Sam Thompson is troubled
with "Charley llurse." The wholeQuaker
outfit seems to lie troubled with some sort
or arriictiou.
Now comes the chargf that Ihe scores
sent out from Baltimore of the games tic
tween the Orioles aud the Quakers were
In nineteen games of loll pitched by
Foreman, of 1'iltsburg, he hit nineteen men
with lushoots.
A Boston i.per says Mere-er has proveB
himself by recent work to be one of the
very best pitchers iu the league.
Jeunlug.of theBa llimo re learn, hasmadc
more than forty sacrifice hits this eaou.
Clark, of the Louisville team, signed to
play there again on Friday, 'and today
wlli leave lor his rarm In Kansas.
If the season for ball playing were only
a little longer the Senators might be-at the
Giants out.
Orih met his only defeat for tpcseasun
when the Bridegrooms knocked the Quakers
down on Saturday,
Dan MInnehan, over whom the Roches
ter and Louisville clubs have been haviuir
such a squabble, has about made up his
mind to sigu with the Colonels.
Burt-etf . of theCIeveland learn, who leads
the league in hattiLg. Is altraeti'jg a great
deal of attention just now. He is a
Wheeling man by birtn. and spent nis
early days In a rolling mill. He has "a
great eye."
President B.. B. Johnson, of the Western
League, has signed Ilulcn. of the Minne
apolis tram, for Philadelphia. Huleu has
lieen playing short for Minneapolis for Ihe
last-two years. Heis said to beoneof the
cleverest amateurs in the league, aud as a
baiter he ranks near the top. The price
paid bv. Philadelphia for his release
was $1,500.
Ex-Chnlrnian llanUhcKd Confers Willi
the Commissioners.
Hon. J. II. FanLhead. chairman or the
Commit! econ Public Buildings and Grounds
in the last Congress, wasinconrereneewith
the Commissioners to-uay on matters 01
-District interest.
Among ihe topics discussed wnsthc-neces-sitv
for a iiemiaiicnt municipal building.
a iheme that will be given a good deal of
attention at the coming session.
The Commissioners will, without doubt,
renew their recommendations for an appro
priation for e-onslrucllon of the building.
Carlisle- Homeward Hound.
Sccretarv- Carlisle will return to thecitv
to-night from Marion. Mass. He left that
place last Saturday, but stopped over at
Newport. K. I., during Saturday even-ng
and night. Mrs. Carlisle accompanied him.
Tin- Moruinc Evening nnd Sunday
Tline-s delivered to your house cost
you but 1 2-3 cents a day, or SO cents
a 1110 lit li.
there's a man
in town who
hasn't a need
we can't sup
ply to his thor
ough satisfac
tion. Take
for instance.
Your fancy
can't light on anything
that's to be worn this year
that we can't show you.
Like to quote our prices to
you when you're looking at
the goods.
Hats Derbys, S2.a0to$4.
Soft Hats, SI. 50 to $5.
Loeb & Hirsh,
The Clothiers. Shirtraaksrs. Outflttsn.
910-912 F St. N.W.
axd Boston
Commencing at 2 o'Clock.
Admission 25 and 50 Cts.
Errrj- Erenlue, Wei and Sat. 1U
.Engagement Extraordinary of
A. M. Pa'mer's Famous
Garden Theater Burlesque Go.
Presenting the Enormously Successful
Direct from Us ran of 282 oonsecutf t nlghU
at A. M. Palmer's Garden Theater, 3ew York.
& Camille D'Anrille Opera Company.
The Tzigane
(The Gypsy).
10Q People Superb Ensemble
Bijou Theater" .
Commencing Sept. 30.
JIaiinees Tuoi, Tnurs. and Sat.
Tlie Great Dramatic Success
Midnight Special.
Always on Time.
rronounced the Acme of Stage KealfinF
Russell Brothers' Comedians.
Lew Dockstader,
The Eminent Minstrel.
Next Weefc The Vaudeville Clnh.
AC.inilMY rrices 25. 50. ?Si and SI. 00
ed. and Sat. Tops" 25 and 50clteerTed.
The Great Comedy-Drama Success,
The White Rat.
A Thrilling and Amusing Play of New York Lift
C C C Sailors Dance Hall,
East Hirer Her,
Chinese Opium Joint.
and Salvation Arm j- Meeting
Next Week rnDIW and the Kimball
Burleiqne Co.
Ilatlnees Wednesdcy and Saturday.
Mr. FRANK MAYO'S Dramatizatloi
Supported by an excellent company.
Next Week Belasco's "IIEAKT OF MAR).
LAXiy first production oa any stage.
Norfolk and Washing
ton Steamboat Co.
Every day in the year for Fortress Moa
roe. Norfolk, Portsmouth, and all poinu
South and Southwest by the powerful
new iron palace steamers ''Newport
Nows," "Norfolk" and "Washlnuton,"
leaving daily on the following schedule
Southbound. Northbound.
Cv.Wasnlon 7.00 pm iv.Fortsmo'u C:30 pa
LYJUexM'la 7:30 pm l.v.Norfollc . C:10 pm
Ar FtMonr'e6:30 am,Lv.Ft.Monroe7:20 pm
Ar.Norfolfc.. 7:30 am 'ArjVlex'dria 6:00 am
Ar.Portam'h 8-00 nm 'a.r.iVash'cton6:30 am
POSITION aud the resorts at Fortresa
Monroe, Virginia BcaiU and Florida Willi
find this a ery attractive route, oh lk
breaks the monotony of an atlratl ride.
Tickets on sale at C13, 610. 1421
Pennsylvania avenue. B. & O. ticket
office, corner Fifteenth street and New
York avenue, and on board steamers;
where time-table, map, etc.. can also
be had.
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