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Anson Gets a Game From the
Gas City Team.
Tener Was a Genuine Puzzle to the
Home Talent
Bain Prevents Almost All the Games ast
and West
There is not much generosity in wanting
to win every ball game that is played, and a
well-designing Providence, doubtless, has
arranged earthly affairs in such a way that
no National League club need expect to per
form any such selfish act. This is, without
question, a ery wise arrangement, and the
wisdom of it is so clear that argument in its
support is unnecessary. Our home talent
has made Anson and his striplings bite the
dust twice this week, and it was meet that
defeat should be their lot yesterday so as to
icep the other people from absolute de
spondency. The great question in dispute
yesterday atternoon, however, was not
whether or not we should win
but whether or not wo should be covered with
a dose of what Is metaphorically called white
wash. Depend upon it matters looked as
if our representatives couldn't escape that dose.
Mr. Anson, doubtless, had his little brushes
Teady for use, but they were not needed. The
eleventh hour, however, arrived before thatmo
ncntous question was decided.
The weather was miserable, just such a day
that either Cbicagoans or anybody can have al
most anything they want here to get out of the
way. The damp and raw wind that howled
across the park placed overcoats at a premium
and caused the players to do song and dance
tricks in the field. As a result there was barely
2,000 people in the park, and they were certain
ly uncomfortable. The rain was so threatening
at one stage that it was thought the game
would be called. The legitimate end was
reached, however, and Chicago was awarded
its first championship victory of this year.
There were not many features in the game,
but there was one worthy of note. At the
commencement Anson began to draw Galvin's
attention to a "balk" that Jimmy was making
in sbmgging his shoulders. Jeems pitched on
tmheedless of the Chicago Captain's remarks
lor a time. They became monotonous, how
ever, and the Gentle shouted to Lynch:
"Umpire, will you keep this man quiet?"
Lynch called a halt, and gave a very pointed
admonition to Anson to "shut up."' This
tickled the crowd, and one member of the
bleaching board audience yelled in sarcastic
"Anson, be a gentleman or nothing."
This timely reminder of the Chicago club's
latest moral declaration evidently had an im
pressive effect on Anson, -as he never kicked
The game was somewhat of the onesided kind.
True, the visitors should not have made a run
until the eighth inning, but they were touch
ing old Galviu up so frequently that their vie
tory looked a foregone conclusion. It was one
of those days on which Galvin's best or at least
most energetic efforts only result in slaughter.
The veteran is not in line yet by any means,
and it may be opportune here to remark that
scarcely a pitcher in the nine is. This, of
course, is the usual condition of affairs in the
local team at the start off. However. Jimmy
was pounded, and quite merrily at that. The
ball was knocked far enough and often enough
away to win two or three games. With the
exception of Kuehne, Galvin had excellent
Maul distinguished himself in right field and
at bat. Ont of the four times he wielded the
(stick he made three bits. His fielding was
.equal to any seen here in right field, not en
tirely because of the flies he caught, but also
'because of the many bounders he neatly and
on some occasions brilliantly picked up. His
fielding was one of the features.
Tener, that tall, lithe and gentlemanly youth
from the eastern part of the city, was in the
box for the visitors, and if ever a human being
fooled other human beings he fooled f. he Pitts
burg sluggers. Tney couldn't touch him, and
at the end of the eighth they only had three
little hits. He kept them bugging the bases,
also, and, altogether, he did about rust as well
as anybody else could have done. Tener may
blossom into a reliable and effective pitcher,
but it looked toward the close of the game
he was being measured up. There is one prob--ability
about Tener, viz.: that if he is once sized
up be will go all to pieces. He is not like an
old stager and can resort to many dodges and
arts. However, it is fair to say that be gave an
excellent exhibition of pitching yesterday. He
was also well supported by Farrell and the bal
ance of his colleagues. Duffy and Ffeffer
really did stop what appeared, to be corking
hits, beyond the shadow of a' doubt. In the
third inning Ffeffer stopped a terrific grounder
from Miller's bat that won him rounds of ap
plause. Sommers. of last year's Bostons, ap
E eared with the Chicagos and played right field.
e had no chances and was not very successful
at tbe hat.
The visitors were the first to score, and tbe;
tallied three in tbe third inning. Ryan opened
tbe inning and rapped a lively grounder in
front of Kuehne. The latter was in excellent
-ont oi jinenne. xne latter was in excellent
nsition to get it, but it went clean through
position to get it, nut it went clean tnrougn
between his legs and Ryan got to first safe v.
Van Haltren flew out to Maul, .and Duffy
fouled out to Miller.
The side ought now to have been out. Anson,
with his big bat and brawny arms, loomed up
and knocked out a single to right, and Pfeffer's
single sent Ryan home and Anson reached
third on Kuehne's muff of a thrown ball by
Miller. Farrell came up and walloped out a
double to left field, bringing both Anson and
Pfeffer home.
Tbe .eighth inning was lively, indeed. Mr.
Ffeffer smilingly took Jimmy's measure for a
corkinc triple to deep center field. Farrell
again rapped out a single, bringing Pfeffer
home and reached second himself on a passed
ball. Burns knocked out a single and Farrell
scored. Then Sommers banged out a double
over Hanlon's head and Tommy Bums ambled
home. Tener was put out at first, Sommers
reaching third on tbe sacrifice. Ryan brought
Sommers home by a good single to middle.
Tbe next two men were retired in order.
Tbe home players made their only run in the
last inning. Miller led off with a double and
scored on Bcckley's long single to left field.
Dunlap flew out to Ryan and Carroll got his
bases on balls. Maul mde a single, filling tbe
bases, and tbere was a dim hope of victory as
Kuehne came to bat. He made a good bluff
by knocking tbe ball to tbe right field fence,
but about six Inches outside the foul line. He
then struck out and "Pop" Smith flew out to
Rvan, leaving the bases full. Following is the
full score:
Hanlon, m.
Miller, c...
Becklev. 1..
Itvan. m...
VanUl'n, L
Dunlap, 2.J
AnBon. 1...
Carroll, L.
Maul, r.....
Kuehne. 3.,
binlih, s...
Galvin, p..
Totals ....
Fiefler, 2...
Farrell, c.
Burns. 3.. .
Sommers. r
xencr, p....
Totals ....
rittsbum.. o ooooooo
Cbicagos 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
Earned runs Plttsburgs, 1; Chicagos, 4.
Three-base blt-Pfeffcr.
Two-base hits Miller, Duffy, Farrell, Sommers,
Total bases on hits Pittsburgh 7: Chicago. 20.
Menace nits liuenne, van at
Molcn bases Hanlon.
First base on errors Plttsburgs, 1; Cbicagos, 1.
First base on balls Carroll.
Double plays Anion and Darns; Dunlsp and
Struck out Galvin, Enehne. Sommers,
1'assed balls Miller, ft Farrell, J.
Hit by pitched baU-Beckley.
IeR on bases Plttsburgs, 7;, Cbicagos, 8.
lime One hour and 46 minutes.
umpire Lynch.
To-Day's Borne Game.
Tbe present series between the local club
and the Chicagos will end to-day, and tbe ques
tion as to whether Anson will be beaten 3 tol
or quit even will be settled. It was not defi-
citely settled last.nlght who wSl pitch for the
home team. If the weather is flne'Morrls will
be in barncs. and It It Is cold Stole; will likely
hare another try. The Cbicagos trill have
Krock to represent them, and he is a very dan
cerous customer. The two teams will likely be
made up as follows:
IHtUburgs. Position. Chicagos.
Hanlon Center Field .Ryan
Carroll Left field VanHaltren
Maul RiRht Field Farrell
Beckley. First Ease Anson
Dnnlap Second Base... Ffeffer
Smith Shortstop Duffy
Kuehne ..Third Base Burns
IS r etcher Krock
Miller Catcher. -Flint
The Boosters Down the Babies With tho
IifDiANAroLis, April 26. To-day's came be
tween the Indianapolis and Cleveland clubs
was one that delighted the admirers eft heavy
batting. The playing of Glasscock, Denny,
McGeachy and Bassctt, of the home team, and
of Tebeau and Gtlks, of the visitors, was no
ticeable for its excellence. Attendance, 1,200.
Illnes, m...
Denny, 3...
Mrpn 1
Strieker. 2.
McAleer. m
Gilks. s....
faatz, l ....
Radford, r.
jnuckiev. i
Bawett. 5.
Tebeau, 3...
licuein, p
Totals ...
(Spragne, p.
Totals ...
Indianapolis O 13 4 0 2 0 1 3-14
Cleveland! 0 1000 420 1-8
Earned rune Indianapolis, 11; Cleveland's, 5.
Two bae hlu Mvers. Mcueachy, Bnckley,
Strieker, Tebeau. Twltchrll, McAleer. Giltes.
Sacrifice lilts Glasscock, McGeachey, Buckley,
Bastett. Jiadrord.
Doable playi Tebeau and Kaatz.
First base on balls Glasscock, 2: Scboeneck,
Oetzcln, tiilka, Faatz. Tebeau, Radford, 2.
First base on errors Indianapolis, 5; Cleve
land. I.
Hit bv pitched ball Glasscock, Scboeneck.
Struck ont Myers, Bassett, TwltcheU, Mc
Aleer. Tebeau.
Passed balls Satellite.
Time Two hours.
II mplre Barnum.
He Wilt be Given o Chance to Go Where He
A start has been made in disposing of the
surplus players of the local club. John Cole
man is tbe first to be notified that his services
are no longer required. Yesterday Manager
Phillips told Coleman that ten days from date
he could consider himself unconditionally re
leased. The ten daTys' notice is required by
rule go as to give any of the other League clubs
a chance to sign Coleman. Mr. Phillips, how
ever, states that he will get the other clubs to
waive claim on Coleman so that he can go
where be chooses.
Maul is to be retained for a time at least.
One of the chief reasons why he has been kept
instead of Coleman is that be can go into the
box now and again. Tbe club officials state
that they will do all In their power to secure
Coleman a good engagement. He will be paid
his salary for tbe next ten days, whether be
signs before then or not.
Will Live nt Staten Island.
New York, April 26. The Boston-New York
game scheduled for to-day was postponed on
account uf the rain. To-morrow's game will
also be postponed and will be played later in
tbe season, as St. George, Staten Island, cannot
be made ready before next week. The Giants
will all live this year on Staten Island, and tbe
Champions will begin to-morrow a grand
boarding house hunt.
Stopped by Rain Again.
Washisgtox, April 26. The heavy rain
storm which set in here on Wednesday night
continues to-day, and therefore there was a
further postponement of the National Jockey
Club races and tbe game of baseball between
the Philadelphia and Washington clubs.
Lensne Record.
Perl Per
Won. Lost,Ct. Won. Lost.Ct.
Philadelphia. 1 0 LOGO Boston. ...... 1 1 .son
llttsbnre. .
j. .cxwiieveifcuu....
1 .6G7(Jtalcago 1
.New York...
1 1 .500) Washington. 0
The Browns Get Six Straight From the
St. Loins, April 26. The Browns continue
to keep up their magnificent winning streak,
defeating Cincinnati again to-day for the sixth
successive time. They outplayed tbe visitors
at every point and batted out the victory with
ease. Smith was not as effective as formerly.
Chamberlain pitched in wonderful form and
was beautifully supported throughout, Boyle,
especially, showing up strong behind tbe bat..
Bovle got In his accustomed three hits. Score:
St. Loots 0" 1 0 1 0 0 S 0 18
Cincinnati 0 00000200 2
Base hits St. L onls. 13: Cincinnati, 3.
Errors St. Louis, 1; Cincinnati, 5.
Pitchers Cha mberlain and bmlth.
Association Record.
Perl Per
Won.Lost.Ct. Won.Lost.Ct.
St. Louis 8 1 .889 Cincinnati.... 3 8 .333
Athletic 6 1 .857 Brooklyn 1 6 .143
Baltimore 6 1 .857 Columbus 1 6 .143
Kansas City... S 3 .C5 Louisville..... 1 7 .IS
List of Players Signed and Released by
Several Organizations.
CoruMBTJS, Om April 26. Wheeler Wikoff,
Secretary of the American Association, has is
sued the following bulletin of contracts for
With St. Louis, Charles King; Washington,
a Mack, J. Morrill, S. W. Wise, J. Healy;
Chicago, Hugh Duffy; Rochester, P. Baker;
London, P. J. Donovan, M. J. Murray, R. 8.
Sippie, J. Walker, T. Kinslow; Milwaukee,
Jos. Hern St. Paul, J. EL Carroll; Des Moines,
J. R. Phelan; Mansfield. J. Kelty; Springfield,
E. Lewellen, F. McLaughlin, J. J. Gallagher,
Pat Lyons, J. Stain, J as. Little, F. Vanalstine,
n. westiace; uirmingnam, J. a. xoroney, J.
D. lice, J. A. Allison, T. Dailey: Green, J.
Fletcher, J. G. Farrell, Thos. Cavanaugh, M.
Mnldoon. S. W. Mills; Charleston, J. P. Luby.
J. Hennessy, John Whalen. E. E. Roussey;
Davenport, J. KappeL C Holacber: Burling
ton, W. J. Otterson, Ira Phillips, D. R. Ryan,
L. Manlove; Galveston, J. M. Godar, J. 8.
O'Neill, W. KeinzeU, C. H. Lewis; Pueblo. J.
Adams, J. Martin, L. M. Legg, J. D. Look
abaugh. W. L. Bulz, E. Drummond. R Bartell;
Denver, J. F. Vandaniker, W. F. Everett, R.
McLaughlin. Arthur J. Britton, J. Sharp, W.
Stevens, F. Perrot, W. J. McMahon, F. Ulrich,
E. Garharsky.
Released By S. Louis. W. D. White: Boston,
John Morrill. S. W. Wise; Omaha, T. Kennedy,
G. A. Wilson, J. A- Leightonj Mansfield, G.
Bayliss, A. Dorein; Dallas, W. Downs, J. Mc
Coughney: Houston, J. T. Gnehrer.
Change ot date Tbe game scheduled for
Louisville May II has been changed to July 5
by agreement.
Slnnaflclds Win Easily.
MAsSFrELD, 0 April 26. The home
turned the tables on the Toledos this afte:
and won, with plenty to spare. Score:
Mansflelds 1 0 0 0 0 10 0
Toledos. 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
Base hits Mansflelds, 10: Toledos, 3,
Errors Mansflelds, 3; Toledos, 3.
4 c
Beat tbe Detrolts.
Wheeltnq. April 26. Tbe Detroit Maroons
were defeated to-day by the Wheeling club in
a close and exciting game. Score:
Detroit Harooni 2 10 0 0 0
Wheelings 0 110 0 0
Base hits Detrolts, S: Wheelings, 7.
Krrors Detrolts. 0; Wheelings, &
Umpire O'Bourke.
0 0 0-3
0 0 2-4
Special for To-Dny.
To dispose of our recent purchase of the
entire -stocks of three well-known clothing
manufacturers, we will hold one of our special
Saturday sales to-day. The goods must he
sold, and if prices are any object they are
marked at such as will sell 'em at sight No
shoddygoods,as advertised by other dealers,
but a grand lot of men and Boys' fine tailor
made snits,divided into three special bargain
lots, at 510, $12, $15, and marked at 62 cents
on the dollar. P. C. C. C, cor. Grant and
Diamond sts., opp. the new Court House.
12 Tard Lengths and Less, 75c; India Silks,
SO Cents
A yard to-day in silk department Come
early for these some.are $1 25 quality.
Jos. Hokne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
. All kinds at extremely low prices at H.
Seibert & Co.'s large furniture works. La
cock and Hope streets, sear railroad bridge,
Allegheny. D
Novelties in men's neckware for spring.
I James H, Aiken & Co., 100 Fifth aye.
Some Good Races at the Memphis
Spring Meeting.
Heavy Bains Step the Washington Eaces
Until Monday.
Memphis, April 25. To-day was clear
and bright, with a gentle breeze blowing
from the northwest. The attendance was
very large, and the meeting so far has been
a brilliant success. The track was fast.
First race, purse, for 2-year-olds, five-eighths
of a mile In the books the odds were 6 to 5
Miss Belle. Miss Belle was slightly in front at
the start, but Prince Fonso was soon leading,
and going up the hill increased his lead by
three open lengths. He was never headed,
and won handily by two lengths from Miss
Belle, who was second, two lengths in front of
Lena Ban, third. Time. 1HMK-
Second race, selling, purse, for all ages, sov-en-eighths
of a mile At the start Chickasaw
led; the others fairly bunched except Tom
Nichols and Thankful, who were in the rear,
Chichasaw and Bridgelight led for half a mile,
Mandolin third. Going round the upper turn
Bridgelight went to the front and was never
headed, winning by half a length after a driving
finish with Mandolin, who was second, half a
length in front of Tom Nichols, third. Time,
Third race, Chickasaw Club stakes, seUing,
for 3-year-olds and upward, J750 added, one and
one-sixteenth miles Endurer and Tudor were
in front at the start, the others close up. They
ran in this position for three-quarters of a mile
until tbe stretch was reached, when Lottie
Wall challenged tbe leaders and with Comedy
was soon in front. Lottie Wall won by a length
from Comedy, second, who was two lengths in
front of Tudor, third. Time, 150.
Fourth race, purse, handicap, for all ages,
one mile White Nose and Bob Forsytheled
by a length until the stretch, when Brown
Princess joined them, and after a driving fin
ish Brown Princess won by half a length trom
White Nose, second, who was a length in front
of Aristi, third. Time, 1:45K.
Fifth race, purse, for maiden 3-year-olds,
three-quarters of a mile The Dude and Echo
led at the start, the others well up and
bunched. Going around the the uuper turn
The Dude was still in front, and as they swung
into the home stretch he was joined by Ben
Harrison, who forged to the front and won,
after a driving finish, by a nose. The Dudo
second, three lengths in front of May W., third.
Time, 106.
The following are the entries, weights and
pools sold to-night on to-morrow's events:
First race, purse, selllnp, for 3-year-olds and
upward, three-quarters of a mile Macauley 05
pounds. MO: lrroa H 102, 118: Los Webster M, f 18:
Mute 104, 16: Albert Stall 100.816; Cassandra 91,
812: Lizzie Glenn 83. Countess 105, as a field, ?10.
Second race. Merchant stakes. Tor 2-year-olds,
81,000 added, five-eighths of a mile Wrestler 112,
850; Biley tin, 26; Amelia 107. 18: Lulle B 107. SI0;
Waterson 107, 810; Blarney Stone 110, flO; Lady
Blackburn 107, 86.
Third race Parse, selling, for 3-year old fillies;
fine and one-eltrhth miles: Keevena. 100 nonnds.
r . -zr ..... .. ?
Entrv. 1CK
tuu, &:; juanuoiin, iuu, a; uncness
tl 105. 14- Sun Flower. 100. 84.
Fourth race Montgomery stakes.
sweepstakes, for all ages. 81,2S0added:oneandone-
rourtn miles: tassms. iu pounas, iiuu: Hypocrite,
Long Chance, 110. 20; Lucy Howard, 105, 83):
:ntrv. 82. 814: Mght-to-Seven, no, 812; Money
Montgomery 100, tio.
Firth race Purse, for all ages; three-fourths of
a mile: Orderly. 115 pounds, fM: Syntax, 112, 850;
Rambler. 98, 834; Spectator, 89, 832; J. S., 96, 20;
Cashier, 104, 12.
Entries for the sixth rice close to-morrow morn
ing at 8 o'clock.
Snorts at New Castle.
New Castle, Pa., April 26. Charles B.
Power, ex-League umpire, and J. Edd Leslie,
manager of tbe Bijou Theater, this city, have
leased Amusement Park for the season, and
have placed it in condition for every kind of
outdoor sports. The Young Men's Christian
Association will occupy it one day every two
weeks and the bicycle club will hold a meet
here on July 4. The baseball season will open
in New Castle next Tuesday with a game be
tween tbe Neshannocks of this place and the
Beaver Falls dub.
Itom the great
combined purchases of the other Carpet dealers from this city, we can show you BARGAINS not in a few pieces, hut
As these Carpets are in addition to
closing them out. The Carpets are now here, we begin the sale
We secured a good selection of ALL the different grades of
39 Gents. THIRTY-NZlNnE OffiNTS.
The higher grades will also be offered at very low prices, so that buyers of
superior advantages
We will also offer yon extra inducements in
One lot of Fancy
Another large lot, better quality, Fancy Mattings, $4 50.
All these Mattings way under regular prices.
Some Good Races and an Exciting; Dead
Lexington, April 26, Weather cool, track
spotty and attendance fair. Jndges: Senator
Blackburn, Ezekiel Clay, J. F. Robinson.
First race, purse for2-year-olds,flve-elghths mile
In the books the oddswere6to5Estelle. Kala
vala led from the start to the three-quarteri with
Estellea hot second, Avondale third. Happiness
fourth. In the stretch Estelle came on. winning
In an easy manner by five lengths. Happiness sec
ond, length. Avondale third. Time 1:03)4.
Second race, selling parse for 3-year-olds and
upward, three-fourths mile In the books the odds
were 2 to 1 KWKo. Myorraa led for the first hair
mile, then Ko Ko took It ud and won easily by
three lengths, dead heat between Adjutant and
Vldette for second place. Time. 1:17M. ..,.
Third race Purse, one mile: In the books tbe
odds were 4 to 5. Libretto McDowell made the
running to the three-quarter, when Libretto
came with ease and won under a nuU or two
lengths. Queen of Trumps second, three lengths
before McDowell. Time, 1:44M. , ,..,. ,
Fourth race-Selling purse, seven-eighths of a
mile: In the books the odds were 8 to 5 Llder
kranz. 8 to5Cbeeney, 3 to 1 Brandolette. and
Llederkranz ran In rront on even terms and fin
ished tne same way, the Judge deciding It a dead
beat. Time, 1:29J4. In tho run off Brandolette
won In 109X.
The following are the entries and pooling for
to-morrow's races;.
First race, selUng, purse, half a-mlle-Teddy
Venture, 10a pounds, 15, Lord Freyton, 108, 83;
Bamboo. 105, fiellka, 99, KmUy Forman, i03, Sust;
L, 105. American Duchess. 96, Bally Mena, 110 and
Jo Nevln, 108, In the field $3.
Second race, selling, purse, six furiongs-Thad
Kowe, J. C Burnett, Lynne, 105 pounds; Brew
ster. Lakevlew, 99: Olaf, 93: May o, 94: Bollln
Hawley, 101: Weeks and Out Scramble, 109.
Third race, one mile and seventy yards-Early
Dawn, 105 pounds, fj; Teuton, 9o, 83; Petulance,
100, 85; Trust, 108.K; Louis d'Or, 95,5;BanHazen,
90, $3: Boxanna, 95, 52. . ,
Fourth race, purse, one mile Castaway,;109
,,1e in. titnnrt Ml 7? .Tlllten. 106. 86: MISS
Flood, 97, 83: sallie O. 95, 6; Probus, 113. R: Bed
Icttor 119 ft?.
101, : Pell Melt, 100, 83; Maid of Orleans, 99, 82;
Helen DruoftN - nuu"""
xvi, ?; feu iucu
Bravoura, 101, 82,
Crooked Work Has Caused a
Great Chnnse.
Trotting, although so popular in America,
has never been really In favor in England, says
the London Field, owing in part to the ques
tionable practices with which it has been sur
rounded, and partly because fashion never lent
its countenance to the amusement. It is not,
however, unreasonable to assert that trotting,
properly earned out, may do for our harness
horsesn hat racing and steeplechasinghave done
for our hunters. The National Trotting Associa
tion came to an end last year, and its decease
may possibly prove to be the best thing that
could have happened if trotting Is to take a
place in the list of English amusements. The
old association stood in the way of many neces
eary reforms, but nbw that it is defunct a
strenuous attempt is being made to place trot
ting upon a more satisfactory basis.
The first step toward regeneration has been
the formation of the Alexandra Park Trotting
Club, of which Sir Edward Lee is President.
A uew code of rules, formed upon tbe lines of
those in vogue in America, has been drawn up,
and includes some stringest provisions against
those dishonest practices which in the past
have done so much to bring trotting into dis
repute. The new departure has been so far
successful that 100 persons have joined the
club, although its first meeting was held no
longer ago than March 1L Six meetings will
be held in the course of the forthcoming sea
son. The first is fixed for Mav 6 and 7, and will
take place at Alexandra Park.
At the Sandown Park spring meeting to-day
the Walton two-year-olds race for 1.000 sov,
was won by J. A. Craven's Cbarlotteville. The
Fisher stakes (a mid-weight handicap), one
mile, was won by Lord Alington's King Fisher.
Ten Broeck'i Rlvnl.
LOD1SVI1VI.E, Ky.v April 26. It is announced
that Mr. B. F. Harper will attempt to lower
the mile record of Ten Broeck with tbe mare
Valuable. The mare is a daughter of Ten
Broeck and is 5 years old.' At a private trial
recently she wenta mile in 1:10, and It is be
lieved by Mr. Harper that she can excel her
sire's great record of 1:39 The race against
time will be made some time during tbe spring
meeting of the Jockey Club.
English Hportlng Gossip.
London, April 26. Ted Pritchard and Alex
Burns, who are to fight for 200 and the
championship of middle-weights, have gone
into training. Pritchard, who is looked upon
as a wonder at his weigbt, is already a favorite.
Jem Smith is still suffering from his lacerated
foot, and there is no prospect of a match be
Peremptory Sale of 10,400 rolls, by order
in variety and style.
China Mattings, a whole role of 40 yards,
tween Jake Kilraln, the American champion,
and Smith, now that Kllrain's match with
Sullivan for tbe Police Gazette diamond belt
and 820,000 is a settled fact.
Kilraln is to be tendered a mammoth benefit
before he departs for borne to go into training
to meet Sullivan. It will be under the auspices
of prominent members of the Pelican and vic
toriifclubs, and will be a big success.
Donovan is still being backed to win the
Derby, and, on paper, it looks as if tbe blue
ribbon is at his mercy.
Prevented John Morpliy From Getting the
Best of Cnl McCarthy.
Boston. April 26. The 250 spectators who
gathered at the rooms of the Bay' State Club
to-night saw a stubborn glove contest between
Cal McCarthy, ot New York, .and Johnny
Murphy, of this city, for trophies valued at
$800 and S200 respectively. McCarthy was the
favorite before the match, almost any odds
being offered in his favor, but the Boston man
surprised even those who best knew his capa
bilities. The men were in fine condition, strip
ping at 115 pounds. From the start McCarthy
forced the fighting, but Murphy laid in wait
for him and returned his blows with interest.
In the first round tbere was savage work and
Murpby twice knocked his opponent to the
floor. The last blowbroke a bone in Murphy's
forearm, but this did nofdeter him from con
tinuing the fight.
For three more rounds Murphy bested Mc
Carthy, using only bis right hand, and in the
third round again knocked McCarthy-down.
In the fourth round Murphy's seconds abso
lutely refused to allow him to continue, al
though he vigorously declared his ability to
beat McCarthy. The fight was accordingly
awarded to "Cal," It was tbe opinion of many
in the crowd that had Murpby not met with
tbe accident he wonld have knocked McCarthy
out within ten rounds. Al Smith, of New
York, was referee.
About Charley Friel.
Mr. Samuel Keys, of this city, writes to the
Chicago Horseman as follows: "As you are
aware I have put Charley Friel in the Fasig
sale. He is entered In good faith, and will be
Sold to the highest bidder. You are also aware
he was advertised at private sale a short time
since in the Horseman. I received over U0
letters and telegrams, but wa sick in bed for
nearly three weeks and unable to answer them.
Thought the best way out of the dilemma was
to enter him there, where everybody can see
for themselves and have an equal chance. I
am pot much of a man to overrate them, and
have merely stated his record, 2:16K, but think
him a better borse this spring than he ever was
in his life. While he is an exceptionally fine
road horse, it would be almost a sin against
racing to use him for that purpose, as I con
sider him a good horse in his class and able to
beat his record."
A WrestllnK Match Arrnnsed.
Erie, April 26. Hugh Leonard, Muldoon's
protege, signed articles of agreement for a
handicap match on May 4, at Lancashire style,
with Chris Shaw, the Presque Isle fisher
man, who has been developing as a wrestler.
Leonard is to throw Shaw five times in an
hour, tbe strangle and double Nelson holds
barred, for a purse of 8100 and the gate receipts.
Stopped Until Monday.
Washington, April 26. At a meeting of
the Executive Committee of the National
Jockey Club to-day. It was decided to postpone
the races until Monday of next week.
Baseball Notes
Old Galvin had one of his off days yester
day. Chicago has signed Bastian,
ta e second
baseman of the Ph:
Petitt, recently released by Chicago, signed
with Wilkesbarre yesterday.
The Oaklands and the Carnegies will play at
Liberty Park this afternoon.
The Allegheny Grays and the J. F. Galvins
will play a game to-day, commencing at 2.30.
Baseball According to rule the combina
tion still holds good, and tbe bet cannot be de
clared off.
,IAxi scores of amateur games should be in
this office as early as possible, so as to insure
Rain stopped the Louisville-Kansas City
game yesterday, and also that of Baltimore
and Athletics.
To-day's League games: Chicago at Pitts
burg, Philadelphia at Washington, Cleveland
at Indianapolis, Boston at New York.
To-day's Association games: Athletics at
our regular stock,
A. v . ,. .A ":'-'. ...?MflF ' " I
'Baltimore. Columbus at Brooklyn, Cincinnati
'at St. Louis, Louisville at Kansas City.
The John O'Neils defeated the & Bells by a
score of 4 to 2, In an eleven-Inning game, yes
terday. Hooper and Boylan were the O'Neils
battery, and that of the Bells Grim and Morns.
The Valley Stars would like to hear from all
clubs In Allegheny county whose members are
not over 18 years of age. Address H. Buhner,
161 Vest End avenue. Allegheny City.
The Newsboy Hustlers have organized for
the season, with the following players: A.
Hoover and J. Dolan. catchers: ILMcCormlck
and Collins, pitchers; W. Boylan, first base: J.
McKeever, second base; P. Henegan, third
base and manager; Thomas Randall, short stop
and captain; A. Egar.left field; J.Randall,
center field; M. Hooper, right field. They
wonld like to hear from any club in Western
Pennsylvania, and will play for from J50 to $100.
Send all communications to Patrick Henegan,
Manager, Newsboys' Home, Pittsburg, Pa.
Sporting; Notes.
H. Gowrao No person known to the public
as "Koose, of Parker, Pa.," can defeat John
son, Kettleman or Bethune in a 100-yard race.
Salvatob, J. B. Haggin's crack 3-year-old,
has been suffering from a mild attack of lung
fever at Monmouth Park, as have also Fresno,
Yum Yum, Aurelia and others of his string.
Firenzi has fortunately escaped.
Frank Van Ness is in trouble at Clifton,
N. J. It is claimed he has been doctoring the
Eedigree ot a colt called Kenneth, which be
as been running. He described the colt as 3
years old, by Mr. Pickwick, dam Kate McDon
ald. Charles Reed says the pedigree is not
"straight." van Ness has letters from W. L.
Collins, of Frankfort, Ky., who says the pedi
gree is correct.
For Western Pennsyl
vania, rain, warmer,
variable winds. For
West Virginia, fair,
variable winds and
slightly warmer, follow
ed by cooler, northwest
erly winds by Sunday morning.
Pittsburg. April 28. 1SS9.
The United States Signal Service officer in
this city furnishes the following.
Time. Ther. Tlier.
8:00a. m. ............ .A Mean temp. 50
12.-0OA.lt .........51 Maximum temp,,.. 53
inup. ii Minimum temp...., 44
2HMr.li... 55 Kange 12
S:00p. M Precipitation
8:00 P. M 50
BlreratS r. v., 6.1 lt; arlseof l.JIeetlnH
River Telegrams.
Warren River 1 9-10 feet and rising.
Weather cloudy and cold.
Morgantown River 6 feet and falling.
Weather cloudy. Thermometer 52 at 4 P. u.
Brownsvii.i,e River 6 feet 9 inches and
rising. Weather rainy. Thermometer 61 at 7
scribes her struggles in the tropics in the inter
ett of cesihetia housekeeping.
Tutt's Pills
will save the dyspeptic from many days of
misery, and enable him to eat whatever he
wishes. They prevent
Sick Headache,
cause the food to assimilate and nourish the
body, give keen appetite, and
Develop Flesh
and solid muscle.
Elegantly sugar coated.
Price, 2oc per box,
Sold Everywhere.
of Stephen Sanford &
we have decided to make such prices as will
Carpets and will begin
Still better qualities, $6, $8 and 10 per roll. , r . JH
lea - - - iK ' ' .MHMB
iWW'r n-vj V -18
The boy stoSd on the burning deck,
Whence all but he had fled;
He saw amid the cargo's wreck
A box, and, calling, said :
"Say, father, say if I may sit
Upon this box and wait?"
And then without his sire's permit,
Down on that box he sate.
For 'tw a box
And buoyantly it bore
That gallant child, who ne'er lost hope
Safe to the sandy shore. -
There are many white soa$$, each represented to be e just as good as the ' Ivory's
they ARE NOT, but like all counterfeits, lack the peculiar and remarkable qualitia
of the genuine. Ask for "Ivory" Soap and Insist upon getting it.
Cnpvright 18SK. bv Procter & Gamble.
The finest Meat-Flavoring Stock.
Fxtract of Meat.
Beef Tea, Sauces and Made DIahea
Genuine only with fac-simQe of
Justus von Liehlg's ,
Across label.
Sold by Storekeepers. Grocers and Drai
ited. London, y3l -068-s
DER. Roaches banished by con
tract. Satisfaction guaranteed or
no pay. 35 SEVENTH AVE.,
Pittsburg. Pa Price 1150 per
pound. ja-oo-s
Sons, New York.
39 Cents.
69 Cents.
Carpets will find in our extensive purchase
"Say, father," once 2?g&in he crtea.
"Mypatience is clean gonel'V
And but the booming shots replied.
And fast the flames rolled on.
Then came a burst of thunder-sound
The boy, oh ! where was he ?
Upon the box, high did he bound, .
Then floated on the sea.
of Ivory Soap,
a week and you. have the nnest-polished stove m tha
world. Tor sale by all Grocers and Btove Dealers. "
With an Increased capacity and hydraullo
machinery we are prepared to furnish all work-
in our line cheaper and better than by the old
methods. Repairing and general machine
work. Twenty-ninth street and Allegheny vai.
ley Railroad.
make quick work in
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