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v.7?73 l'-y$Lf!2et: csv- sK3B , 'ifi'; ' v 'J- SB '"SF .';T3W ' THE PITTSBTJEGs DISPATCH, SUNDAY, AEEIL ,28, ., II bSome Features of the League's Opening Games. 6THE HOME CLUB'S CHANCES lUncertamties of the National Game Pointed Out. LJACISOK'S LATEST VICTOR!. $His Fight With Patsy Cardiff Not First Class. I GENERAL SPOKTING NEWS OF THE DAT Old1 Sol, or as he is now and again gush ingly called, Glorions Old Sol, has not looked with murh favor on the opening of the ball season of 1889. His bright smiles and rays bare not lighted up the hearts of the cranks and the aspects of nature; on the contrary, the old luminary has kept out of the way and matters have been very chilly and dismal. Despite this fact, however, the opening games have been tolerably sue cessfuL The attendance at each has been considerably short of anticipations, bnt con sidering the inclemency of the weather, the results have been immense. Taking into con sideration thedisadvantageofweather, there have been all the indications of increased enthusiasm that have been predicted, and we may safely say that as the real warm and bright weather comes the National game will receive' a patronage larger than during any previous season. Of course, the games played during the week give one little omo idea of the respective merits of the clubs. The players have been as much affected by the miserable weather as anybody else, and some of them have been un able to play at all. e have no idea as to what New York and Boston are like, as they have played two games only and they were far bo low the standard of either club. Mickey Welch, beyond the shado r of a doubt, can do much better work than he .did on Wednesday, and so can all the pitchers who were engaged in the two games referred to. I am one of the many who have a very high regard for Boston ana New York, although there hereto fore has been a fatality about the former that has ever blighted the brightest hopes almost in a day. Nothing can yet be said about Phila delphia or Washington. Chicago will, un doubtedly, play a prominent part in the strug gle, Anson has a good stock of the most prom islng and effective pitchers, excellent batters and first-class fielders, and these essentials will keep him among the leaders. Cleveland has not got steadied yet, so that very little esti mate can be formed of either the "baby" or the Hoosiers. -About Onr Own CInb. ; The local club has done fairly well in the start off, and it seems as certain as sunlight that it will do considerably better. Probably the inclement weather has as bad effects on the home players as on any in the League. With the exception of Stalcy there is not a pitcher who is in anything like his best form, and this is a very important leature. It is of such grave importance that the home club has more to gain than lose by a continuation of rain show ers until the warm weather is thoroughly here. There have been Indications that the old de fect of light batting will be present In the team, but it would be neither fair nor logical to argue toward such a conclusion at present. However.it may not be unreasonable to say that If there Is any rock on which the team is likely ! to be wrecked itis that of poorbatting.AsIhave . .said frequently, we look considerably stronger in batting on paper, but the real proof lies in the actual performance, and it is a singular fact that the youngest ana less experienced pitchers, as a rule, bother the Pittsburg club the most. The outfield is all right and we may expect Maul to be a colleague of Hanlon and Sunday. Tbe first named has during the week demonstrated tbe fact that he is as good an outfielder as a club needs. His batting, a very important essential, is bis only defect. Take him all round he is a more valuable man to Pittsburg than Coleman, although the latter is a good and conscientious player. He will make a useful man for some club. The local club is all right as far asifielding is concerned, but in batting it can be made stronger and will be it Bowe and White are secured. Alto gether it does seem as if the home team should finish higher up in the race than it did last year. If it does not, then adding first-class men to tbe team must go for nothing. The pitchers. will certainly get better, and with this improvement it is hard to understand how the team cannot beat at least one half of its rivals. Don't Forget the Uncertainties. But in figuring about either the League or Association clubs we must never forget the uncertainties ot baseball. Probably there is no sport or pastime in Christemdom wherein the uncertainties of victory are more prolific than in the national game of America. A few days ago Ed Hanlon, the good and popular out fielder of the local club,said to me: 'The most surprising and unexpected things occur in baseball games. Some people call it luck: I call it uncertainty. However, It only shows how honest the game is and what an open question victory is." There is considerable force" in what Hanlon says, but, doubtless, we have all held a similar opinion for a long time. Well, It is this uncertainty that prevents anybody from coming to any thing like a definite and correct conclusion as to the result of a series of games or of the en tire reason. Hundreds of people, who "know, you know," tell us how this club will end and how that club will finish. At best it is all guess workl Certainly there is a grain or two of rea soning in the guesses, but it is so small in many cases as to be of little importance. We may allf eel absolutely certain that New York will beat Cleveland out in the race, bnt none of us can be so certain as to the result of any partic ular raine bet een the clubs. There is a very long and rocky road to travel before October is reached, and many may fall by the wayside. The possibilities of breakdowns, misfortuno or bard luck are so numerous that tbe most as ' tounding changes and unexpected results may come. It is the very exciting feature, for such it is, that enables baseball to capture the admi ration of so many thousands of America's citi zens. A Question of Discipline. The action of President Spalding and Cap ', tain Anson in releasing Mark Baldwin, Tom i Daly, R. M. Fetett and M. Sullivan has on s doubtedly caused considerable comment dur , ing the week. Doubtless tbe affair has created unusual surprise, more particularly when Anson said that Baldwin had not been released because of inferior playing. Anson said the same of Sullivan. Both Spalding and Anson have stated definitely that the Quartet have been released in the interests of discipline, and that it is intended to purge the Chicago club of all players who fail to' act as gentlemen, both on and off the ball field. Without doubttbis Is one of the most Jaudable intentions that any baseball magnate can carry out, and if all of those in power would act rigidly on the same principles, the popularity of the game 'would be rooted deeper than ever. 1 am not saying or arguing anything that would encourage tbe curtailment of tbe personal liberties of tbe players any more than that they should be -compelled to act as indicated above. I use the word compelled so as' to mean that if they don't tbey can be dispensed with by all clubs. The came f baseball has become so nationally significant that tbe dignity, success and well being of each club depends to a very great extent on the good moral conduct of its players. True, it is often difficult to enforce discipline, but Messrs. Spalding and Anson have taken, tbe difficulty by tbe horns. A tem porary loss in playing ability is nothing com pared to the trouble occasioned by tbe reten tion of players whose great delight seems always to be in going contrary to all good ad monitions and disciplinary rules. Captain Anson, however, may nave been stretching his imagination a, little ton far when he said that . Baldwin had been released entirely in the in I terests of discipline. Baldwin most empbatk - cally denies that bis conduct bas been other - than that of a gentleman at any stage of his engagement with the Chicago club. There is. inueed,a very wide chasm betn een the two state ; monts. However. 1 am inclined to think that Baldwin's playing has bad a little to do with r ,bis release. Wo all know that Mark has been ' below tbe standard for some time. He appears to be temporarily out of form, and this mar m7 have been occasioned In Urn vtni nn.t . .round the globe, A rest, and a good one. may. I be necessary for the young man, and- it is likely that Anson knows this better than any body else. After all, many of the players who rounded the globe will suffer for their labors this summer. Tmn Very Well Mnnuecd. John M.Ward has signed with the New York club, and, therefore, be bas not been "sold like a slave" for $12,000. It may not be wrong to say that New York is the gainer in more ways than one. Combined with Ward's excellent abilities as a ball player the club will receive all the benefit of one of the best adver tisements it has had for a long time. Whether or not tbe entire transac tions to effect the deal of Ward's pro posed or alleged sale were designed I know not. but I do know that the efforts, real or un real have brought Ward and the New York club more before the country during- the winter than all other things put together Everything has really been so quietly and pleasantly settled at the eleventh hour that one cannot well avoid the conviction that a nice little game was arranged long ago by the New York magnates and John M. Ward. If there has been any reality in the proceedings at all, Ward has proven himself the "boss" of Presi dent J. B. Day. Tbe latter -at one time said, emphatically: "Ward will play in Washington or nowhere." Ward came home and, despite the decree of the President of the world's champions, said: "I won't play at Washington and I mean to play at New York." Mr. Ward's reply has evidently settled it, and it may be that now be bas the destinies of the New York Baseball Club in his hand. At any time, always providing the pro ceedings have been real, John B. Day, like Ml cawber, has been floored. "he Banners Slake a Start. The running season has fairly commenced and the prospects are exceedingly encouraging. During the week three spring meetings have commenced, viz: Memphis, Lexington and Washington. At each the attendance has been excellent, tbe racing good and the entries large. These are all features which augur success, indeed, the big entries is only another proof of bow rapidly tbe stock of American thoroughbred horses is increasing. We may with a great amount of certainty prepare our selves to hear of many big surprises on the tnrf this year. The list of youngsters is greater than ever and there are some good ones among them. The breeding of thoroughbreds has become so extensive in Amer ica that it is extremely difficult to keep trace of the many dark ones that are scattered throughout the country. It would certainly be one of the greatest turf events of modern times if we could lay hands on a 3-year-old here to do battle with tbe phe nomenal Donovan that tbe Britishers are just now in ecslacies over. That they have a great horse no one will doubt, and that be is speedier than his sire. Galopin, a Derby winner, is just as true. But it impossible that in Galen, Sal vator or Proctor Knott we may have an equal of Donovan. Tbe difficulty, however, would seem to be in bringing the champions together. I do not for a moment expect that the Duke of Portland wonld bring his flyer here, and it seems just as likely that tbe American owners will not risk their champions across the At lantic this year. There will always, to socio extent, be a dispute about the relative merits of English and American race horses, because the latter are tested by time and tbe formerare mostly tested by comparison with other horses in carrying weight. However, if all accounts are true. Donovan is a wonder, and ought to canter in for the Two Thousand Guineas and the Derby. Speaking of the horse's victory in tbe Prince of Wales Stakes, worth $60,000, the London Referee says: "Donovan is said to be a nervons horse. He quits amused me after the race. Before, he ap peared very lightbrarted and ligbtheeled. Directly afterward, while Fred Barrett was weighing in, he was so light of heel and heart that the Duke of Portland, who kept the weigh ing room door, and made a ring for his pet tbe while, had a sinecure. Later on, being walked around without clothing for some half hour in the paddock, he showed a grand thirst for knowledge. In the most good tempered but eager way be took stock of everyone in his neighborhood, and was never satisfied that he knew enough. His nervousness or greenness, or whatever you call it, was turned to good ac count, for on such excuse Donovan was sent to tbe post with St. Patrick, a stable mate, for companion, while the rest of the field were being paraded. Thereby his jockey was able to jump into the last berth on tne rider's near or the spectator's right hand, which alone gives one a chance of making straight from start to finish. Horses on the other side must negotiate a curve. That was not a nice piece of business, I thought. Donovan did not torn a- hair, had always the race won. and yon ceuld hardly handicap him with any of tbe others." Locnl Sporting Prospect. The outlook for a busy sporting season in and about Pittsburg is not tf the brightest. Aside from one or two other branches of sport it does not seem thatwc may expect anything. .Patrons of horse racing are beginning to think that we will not see a race here this year" worth looking at. and I confess that I am gradually arriving at that conclusion also. Of course the pool bill has so far knocked all preparations on the head, and if it does not become a law we may not expect any races worth looking at for two years at least. The local tracks are in poor condition, as nothing has been done toward getting them into shape because of the uncer tain condition of things. Even if the pool bill does become law tbe tracks need so much repairing that anything like first-class races cannot be held fora long time. Outside of the amateurs we have no prospect of good boat racing, except Teemer and Gaudaur row a race here. As a resnltscores of citizens who are in clined to participate in the various sports of life will undoubtedly visit otberVities to spend their money and enjoy themselves there. Fan for Taesday. Tbe genial Moore Floyd requested me the other day to make a note of the fact that there will be two or three good, well, at least inter esting, races at Exposition Park on Tuesday. One of tbe races is for horses owned by local butchers and merchants, and I presume that is where tbe fun will come in. In races of that kind nobody goes to see remarkable speed or records broken, but tbey go to have a merry time, and depend upon it things are often mer ry enough. The other race is for horses of tbe 2:40 class, and this may bring out a few tolera bly good ones. Altogether, if tbe weather is fine, there will be Plenty of sport, and, as tbe affair is under the direction of Moore Floyd, we may expect everything to be arranged in first-class style. Tbe Amateur Boxen. Next month the contests for the amateur boxing championships of America will take place at New York. The contests are open to all bona fide American amateurs. The classes are numerous enough to embrace all weights, from the bantam to the giant. The committee having in'charge tbe contests, at least the Sec retary of the committee, states that a big suc cess is expected this year. There are more box ing clubs in the country now than there ever was; more students and more money invested in a better class of Instructors. This is a sure indication that the entries will De good. It seems a pity that amid the many athletic young men in and about Pittsburg and the maney clubs, that we will not be represented at the national contest. There seems to be somewhat of a wrong opinion prevailing about amateur boxing. While some very influential and learned people know that it is just as honorable as fencing hundreds of people run away with tbe idea that it is as brutal as a prize ring contest. This is a very big mistake, and if these bona fide amateur contests were patronized more the false notlods would rapidly disappear. Tbe contests referred to are regulated by rules which do not permit of rowdyism and which. must be oDeyea. ine gloves used are such that, while a man may be winded, be has to be very unfortunate if be receives a blackened eye. But the great feature of tbem is their utility in developing the art of self-defense. In tbem we can see the methods of almost all tbe leading instructors in the country reproduced in their pupils. We can always see the new and old methods 'compared, and this is worth seeing, that is to those who believe in using to tbe best advantage those means of protection which a kind Providence has given us. It might not be an unwise proceeding on the part ot the members of the police gymnasium if they wonld arrange a series of contests somewhat similar to the national contests. They have been long enongh nnder instruction now to give tbe "publio and the jndges some idea as to to whether or.not they are worth looking at, or ever will be. Be side contests for tbe members, there could be something for non-members of the bona fide amateur class. Certainly such an entertain ment would be a. success, and wonld encourage that method of physical training among the policemen more than anything else. . Jackson's Latest Victory Readers of these reviews will no tbe surprised to learn of Peter Jackson's decisive defeat ot Patsy Cardiff at 'Frisco Friday night. The very interesting account of the encounter, which appeared in yesterday's Dispatch, lul fills almost to the letter what! have, from time to time, predicted regarding the battle. There is probably one feature, however, which may be disappointing to many, that is, the some what sudden collapse of Car.liff. I am ready to confess that 1 expected him to last longer than ten rounds., even thoneh I have never deemed him a pugilist of the first water. However, he seems to have struggled 'on bravely, although be was beaten almost from tbe start. As far as coming to any conclusion regarding Jackson's abilities are concerned we are little further advanced than we were before Friday's contest. Jadgtng from the reports sent out, "he displayed .comparatively little knowledge pfsclentificboxing, and only downed Piri4lff riVniaajrlnBttSjitfli And lAHifa sash It Cardiff has any good .quality at all, it I his J boxing; he has done nothing else in the fistic business but box. At the opening of his con test with Jackson he bad much ine -best of it and forced the Australian to the ropes. Cardiff is not a first-class boxer by any means, and the fact that he was superior to Jackson in that respect, shows that Jackson will be, to some extent, any easy victim to a scientific and tricky man. Cardiff was evi dently decoyed to sudden ruin by his opening success, because be forced matters at once. The superior hitting powers of Jackson in the exchanges then had an effect and the jig was up. Cardiff become winded.and the Australian had a very easy task to perform. As long as Cardiff was active be could avoid .Jackson's "terrific left;" by the way, a big man's left is always terrific if be is allowed to knock an other man down with it. But the terrific left, in my way of tbinklng,is the left that cunningly gets home to its mark despite the efforts of a clever opponent to avcid it. Well, Jackson's left was of little use as long as Cardiff's wind lasted and when he avoided exchanges, and this must lead us to the conclusion that Jack son, In a 24-foot ring with an artful fellow, would lose his eyesight within 20 minutes. Tbe reports of the battle also indicate that Jackson is ot tbe "hurricane" class of fiugilists. He can go ahead like a house on fire f there is nothing to stop his' wila rushes. By this I don't mean that he is not cautious; be is, but only to a limited extent. It is a fact, how ever, that all, or at least almost all. the best pugilists the world has seen have been not of the hurricane order, but very cool and deliber ate men. Supposing Jack Dempsey was weight enough, and as active as he is now. I question very much as to whether or not Jackson would hit him in an hour. Jackson's method of fight ing on Friday night wonld have been just the thing for men like Brettle and Mace: in fact Heenan, a better man than Jackson, tried it with Mace with poor success. As a rusher Jackson is not a first-class man either, judging from his latest effort. If Sullivan, in his best form, had oeen in front of Cardiff on Friday night, the latter, when he became winded would have been knocked clean off the Pacific coast. Altogether it seems to me that the contest was far short of a first-class affair and almost entirely devoid of scientific merit. It is not my intention to say anything that wonld ven tend to disparage the abilities of Jackson. All that I contend is that he bas not shown first-class merit yet, and when he de feats a first-class man in a first-class encounter, he must show better form than he has so far donain this country. I will not be surprised to hear of a match being arranged between him and Jack Ashton. The latter would certainly test Jackson more than be has yet been. McCarthy and Murphy. For some time it has been thought that Cal McCarthy was invincible among the feather weights. He, according to accounts, met his match on Friday night in John Murphy, of Boston. The champion would most assuredly have been knocked onthad not Murphy broken a small bone in his arm. Even with this in jury Murphy knocked McCarthy down time and time again. This nndoubtedly surprised the talent, ana we may expect to learn of a match for the championship between the two. Murphy seems to be a little heavy hitter, and the Pennsylvanlan needs to take care of him self if he desires to hold first honors in his class. PETNGI.B. TUESDAY'S RACES. A Good Programme Arrnnsed and Lots of Entries. If the weather is fine on Tnesday there will be plenty of sport at Exposition Park. The programme for the four races has been com pleted, and the entries are as follows: Butchers and merchants' race George Evans, Harris: William Booth, Walter B: Tbomas Klfe, Sleepy Tom: Mr. Campbell, Six Points; J. Ronch. Butcher Boy: William ilcGraw, bay mare: Ueorpe Dav. None Such: Amos Belcher, Spread Eagle; Wiilism Hasley, Easter Lilly. S:40, trotting William Nolan, Don Pedro, J. Heldeger, Brown Allen, Jr. ; Dan iirown. South Brand, and others. There will also be a running race and another for.mules. Anxious Abont the Ladles. The Executive Board of the Pittsburg Cricket Club having learned that a report is in circulation to the effect that the club would provide no accommodations for lady members this season, desires to state that such a report is without foundation. In fact the Pittsburg Cricket Club's accommodations for lady mem bers are unsurpassed by any cricket or tennis cIud in the State. A'Grent Record. Datton, O., April 27. In the shoot on the Kennel Clnb range this afternoon, new Ameri can Association rules governing, Bolla O. Heikes broke 100 standard targets straight, Keenan, who was in the race with Heikes, broke 91. SOLID VALUE. r i Us Ui Ui LOWEST PRICES. Bofs' Short Pant Suits $1 25. FBEB With every Boy's Suit sale, A BAG OF FUN -Ain- A Parisian Self-Winding TOP With every Boy's Suit sale. Boys' Long Pant Suits $4 OO- ZMZ-ATT., OIRIDIEISS; ' Accompanied by Cash, will receive prompt attention, Goods exchanged or money refunded if riot satisfactory. Fares' to all out, of town customers. '':."' vv - jiM A BROTHERHOOD BLUFF. i Benson Why the Ball Players Should Think a Little. A story comes from New York to the effect that certain members of the Brotherhood held a meeting there, and resolved to make a big change of things. One dispatch says that "it leaked out that demands will be made upon the magnates during the championship season, when, if necessary, a strike could be made ef fective." Now, a common sense and everyday idea of such an assertion as stated above is worse than ridiculous, except every ball player now signed, to play for tbe season is prepared to go to jail or pay for all damages Occasioned by bis ab sence. It may be safely said that neither Ward, Broutbers or any other members of tbe Broth erbood would ever dream about such a foolish notion. Every ball player now-signed is there or here for the season and that is the end of it. All wrongs that have been agreed upon, real or un real, are existing and at the proper time the Brotherhood was not there to say there should not be. Any effort to give the Brotherhood a prominence must be more real than on any thing that will intimate a breaking of a con tract. Tbe players have many things to remedy, but when they have signed contracts for tbe season it is absurd and ungentlemanly to talk about strikes. A friend of the players wonld not encourage such a foolish notion. Any wrongs that exist now between players and directors are more because of the absence of Brotherhood efforts than anything else. At the yearly arrangement of affairs certatn rules, goon and bad, were laid down and the Brother hood was in foreign lands. It is foolishness now to talk of remedies. Wait until a legal opportunity and then a solid Brotherhood will most assuredly have not only a chance to assert its voice but its power. CLEVELAND WON. The Babies Down the Hooslera and Quit Even. Indianapolis, April 27. The Cleveland Club to-day won its second game from Indian apolis. For the home team the playing of Glasscock, Myers and Bassett was notable. The visitors were strongest at the bat, and the. plays of Twitchell, McKean and Tebeau was excellent. The fielding of both teams was good. Score: ntOIAN'r'SltBPAZCLEVELATjBBPAIE Hlnes, m... Glasscock, s Denny, 3... Myers, c... Strieker, 2.. MeAleer, m McKean, s. rwltchelLl. Faatz, 1 .... Kadrord, r. Tebeau, 3... iommer.c. O'Brien, p. M'Ueacby.r Dalv. 1 . ... Bassett. 2... Bcboen'ck, Boyle, p.... Totals.... zl S24 16 111 Totals... I 4 9Z717 1 Indianapolis 0 000002002 Cleveland! 0 10000210-4 Earned runs Indianapolis, 0; Cleveland, 2. Two base lilts-McKean 2, Radford. Sacrifice hits -Denny, Bassett, Strieker, faatz. Double plays Denny, Bassett and Schoeneck, O'Brien. Strieker and Faatz. First base on balls Dally 2, Schoeneck, Bad ford. First base on errors McGeachy, Dally. Struck ont MeAleer. Radford, Sommer, O'Brien, Passed balls Myers 3. Stolen bases McGeachy, Dally, Bassett. Time One hour and 20 minutes. Umpire Barnum. Lengue Record. CLUBS, Bostons ChlcagoE Clevelands Indianapolis... NewYorks Flttsburgs Phlladelpblas.. Washingtous .. .600 .337 .600 630 .6(10 .667 1000 .000 Games lost., 112 BEATEN AT LAST. The Beds Mannee to Get a Game From the Browns. St. Louis, Mo., April 27. In the presence of 6,000 people to-day, at Sportsman Park, the Cinctnnatis suddenly awoke to a realization that they were alive, and pounded out a vic tory from the champions. The cyclonic wind aided their efforts, and the people cheered GREAT EXCITEMENT Oor: Grant and. Diamond. Streets We are going to create great excitement next week at our large stores, when we will dispose of the entire magnificent stocks of three large and well known clothing manufact urers, at 62 cents on the dollar. They knew our ability to 'handle large quantities. Knew that we had the best facilities for selling the goods at once and sent ois the, goods with the understanding that we were to get 5 per cent commission and all advertising expenses. The price to be marked on each garment was left to us. The goods are now on our counter, ticketed, marked and ready for sale, and feeling the responsibility of selling this mammoth stock at once we have cut the price clean 'through. WE HAVE DIVIDED THEM IN 3 fe)TS. Ten Dollar Lot: For .Men's Fine Tailor-Made xSuits, in Cassimeres, Fancy Worsteds and bcotch Cheviots, not the ordinary Suits you see, but elegant, silk-serge lined Sacks and Cutaways, cut in the latest style, and WE GUARANTEE THEM WORTH 18. $100,000 WOETH OF MKE CLOTHING- AT SIXTY-TWO CENTS ON THE DOLLAR. -v .! them as they pulled ahead. Tbe gale was a severe disadvantage to the pltchers,and though It was cold and generally disagreeable, the fielders bad plenty to' do, and tbe game was f nil ot exciting features. With three men on bases in the first Inning, Duffy made one of the longest home run bits ever seen here. Comlsky played a brilliant game in fielding and batting, and Beard, Fuller, Holiday and Bobinson dis tinguished tnemseives. score. St. Louis 4 0 0 10 2 0 Cincinnatls S 0 12 12 1 Base hits St. Louis, 12: Cincinnatls, 13. Errors St. Louis, 2; Cincinnatls, 3. Pitchers King and Mullane. 3 0-10 0 -12 THEIR FIRST VICTORY. The Colonels. Draw Their First Blood From BLnnsas. Kansas Cmr, April 27. The Colonels won their first game from the Kansas CItys to-day, after an excltingcontest. Stearns and Barkley collided in the first inning, and missed a soft fly which cost two runs. Long made a brilliant gickup and a great catch of a high liner from rowning's bat and Cook caught a magnificent game. Score: .Kansas Cltys 2 002000004 Loulsvllles 2 0 0 0 2 0 10 S Base hits Kansas CItys. 6; Loulsvllles, I, Errors Kansas CItys, S: Loulsvllles, L Pitchers-McCarthy and Stratton. Association Record. Per Per Won.Lost.Ct. Cincinnati .... 3 7 .300 Louisville 2 7 .222 Brooklyn 1 6 .143 Columbus. .... 1 - 6 ,143 -i won.Lost.Ct. Baltimore 8 1 .857 Athletic 8 1 .857 St. Louis 8 2 .800 Kansas City... 6 3 .607 DOWN AT MEMPHIS. Mote, Riley, Kee-Vee-Nn, Hypocrite, Cliicknsnw Among the Winners. -Memphis, Tenn., April 27. This was the sixtn day of the annual racing meeting of the .Memphis Jockey Club. Tbe weather was clear and bright with a stiff southwest breeze blowing.- The track was fast but a little dusty. Tbe 'attendance was very large, there being seven events on the card. First race, selling purse, for 3-year-olds and up ward, three-quarters of a mile Mnte and Irmi H were In the front at tbe start, the others close up and bunched, except the Countess who was In the rear. Mute led all the way around and won handily by a length, from Irma H second, two lengths in front of uassandra. Time :ii. Second race. Merchants' stakes, for 2-year-olds, tl.000 added, flve-elghtha of a mile At the start Blarney Stone. Hileyand Amelia were In front, the others bunched, except Lulle B, who was last. They raced In this position going up tbe back stretch and around the upper end. As tbey swung into tbe stretch Amelia was leading, but Riley challenged her and shot to the front, followed by Lnlle B. Riley won by a length from Lulle B, second, who was a length in front of Amelia. Time, 1:05. Third race, selling purse for 3-year-old fillies, one and one-eighth miles At the start Duchess May was in front, the others bunched and well up. Passing the stand Mandolin was 'In front, but af terward yielded that position to Sunflower, who led around tbe lower turn by an open length. Go ing op the back stretch and around the upper end of the course. Mandolin again led, and as they swung Into the Stretch Mandolin and Kee-Vee-Na drew away from the others, and after i driving finish, Kee-Ve-Nawonbya nose; Mandolin sec ond, an open length in trout ofEntry. Time, 1:53. Fourth race, Montgomery stakes, a handicap sweepstake for all ages, fl.250 added, one and a quarter miles Casslus was In front at the start, the others well up and bunched. Passing the stand Stoney Montgomery was leading. Hypocrite and Longcbance lapped, Casslus close up. They raced In these positions for three-quarters of a mile only. Casslus had moved up closer to the leaders. As they swung Into the stretch Hypocrite drew away from Longchance and soon cleared Montgomery and won by a length from Stoney Montgomery, who was second, two lengths in front of Casslus. Time, 2:11m. Fifth race, selling purse, lor 3-year-old and up ward, three-quarters mileCashier. Spectator and Orderly were In front at the start, the others well up. excepting Syntax, who was In tbe rear. When tbe stretch was reached, Rambler was lead ing, and In the run home. Syntax came very strong nd finally won by half a length from Ram bler second, who was a length In front of Orderly third. Time, 1:18. Sixth race, selling purse, for 3-year-olds and upward, flve-eightbs of a mile Chickasaw was In front at the start; and led all tbe way around into the stretch, and was never headed, winning by two lengths from Duhme. second, who was half a length in front or Bootjack, third. Time. 1:05. Seventh race, selling pnrse for all ages, seven eighths of a mile They all ran lapped until the stretch was reached, when Mmtpeller drew away from the other two and won, a length from Meta. Time, l:33. Frey's Funeral. New York, April 27. The funeral of Albert M. Frey, the champion pool player of the world, took place this morning from St. Francis Xavier Church. A mass of requiem was cele brated by Rev. N. N. McKinnon. Many beauti ful devices, the gifts of friends, were placed around tbe casket In the church. Twelve Dollar Lot : '$11 In -this lot we include Men's nobby Walking Suits, in three and four-button Cutaways, bound with silk braid and cut from imported Corkscrews, Whipcords, Tricots' and Diagonals. They make elegant walking suits and are dirt cheap at $12. . i WE GUARANTEE THEM WORTH S20. COR. GRANT AND DIAMOND STREETS, OPPOSlf E THE NEW COURT HOUSE. LEXINGTON RACEd. Same Fine Sport, and Lively Races on a Good Track. Lexington, Kt., April 27. The fourth day of the spring meeting. Good weather and fast track. Sport 'flue. Betting large and book makers unable to accommodate tbe bettors It is learned others will be here next week. Money seems mgre plentiful than usual and the popularity of the course is so great that it will require at least six more bookmakers to do the business next week. Judges: J. F. Bobinson, Senator Blackburn, E. H. Clay, First race, selling purse for 2-year-olds, half mile In tbe books the odds were: 5 to 2 Lord Pey ton, 3 to 2 Teddy Venture. Venture led to the three-quarters. Peyton then took It up and won by half a length, with Zellca second, two lengths ahead orventure. third. Time. 0:51. Second race, selling purse for 3-year-olds and up ward, six fuilongs In the books the odds were: 15 to J Lake View, 3 to 5 May O. May O led at the start, then Thad Rowe, and at tbe three-quarters Lake View took the lead, which he never lost, winning by three lengths. May O second, two lengths ahead or i. C. Burnett, third. Time, 1:163-. Third race, free handicap, for 3-year-olds and upward, mile and 70 yards In the books the odds were 6 to 1 Teuton, 2 to 1 Early Dawn. Loals D'uriedtO tbe half; Ban Hazen then showed the way to the stretch, where Teuton came fast and won by half length on the post. Early Dawn sec ond, three lengths, Louis D'Or third. Time, ls6Jf. Fourth race, selling purse for 3-year olds and upwards, one mile.- In the books the odds were 11 to 8, Castaway: 2 to 1. Red Letter; 3 tv 1, Jnllen. Castaway, Stuart and Red Letter were led by a length to tbe half by Bravoura. when the first three came on together and In a driving finish Cast away won by a scant length. Stuart second a neck. Red Letter third. Time. 1:44. Entries and weights for Monday's events: First race, for 2-year-old fillies, four furlongs Grade M. Teddy Venture, Happiness, Princess Glenn, Flnella,' Silence, SprlngdelL Camella Samantha, Nina Archer: all carry 107 pounds. Second race, for 3-year-olds and upward, three-qnarters of a mile Ko Ko, 110 pounds; Probus. 120; J. C. Bnrnett, 106: May O, 89r Amos A. 100: Red Band. 104; Luck, 113: Olaf, ICO. Third race, for 3-year olds and upward, one and a sixteenth miles Bonlta, 113 pounds; Marchma, 106; Ked Letter, 85; Frather, 90: Laura Davidson. 93: Wahsatcb, 95; Early Dawn, 105; Alpena, 95; LittrolL 105. Fourth race, for 3.year-olds and upward, fifteen-sixteenths of a mile Irish Dan, UOpounds; Pat Donovan, 112; Vldette. 102; Stuart, 113; Flago let, 115; Bravoura, 102; Lee Dlnkelspiel, 104. '' Morning Has His Say. John Murning, of Oil City, writes a very pointed letter to this paper to the effect that be will run George Smith 100 yards with six yards' start. The start is big. bnt Murning de sires that he or bis. Smith's, backers come to time or "emit talking." Of course six yards in 100 yards is quite a start and it would be well for both parties to understand whether that amount of start is meant or not. Tbo Bntler Race. The 33-hour race, which is to commence at Butler on Thursday, under the management of Harry Davis, promises to be a great event in the oil country. Tbe entries are as follows: H. Messier, Omaba, Neb.; Tbomas Cox, Park ersburg. W. Va.; J. Mackey, Cincinnati. Ohio; J. J. Engledrnm, Chicago. III.; J. Brown, Erie;Parson Tilly.ICanada: Andy Selbert, Pitts burg; Sammy Day, England. Other local men will start, ARacerGoae. LouisvililE, April 27. Escort's leg Is broken, and.be will probably have to be shot. He was valued at 54,800. Basobnll Notes. Morris will likely be in the box on Monday. The rain yesterday stopped all the local games. The Clevelands, that is the Babies, will be here to-morrow. The St Pauls defeated' the Keystone Juniors yesterday by 16 to 4. The Riverside Grays will play the McKess ports at the tatter's grounds on Tuesday. The Shadyside Stars want to 'hear from any ianiorclub. Tbey defeated the River Road Slues by 15 to 14. The latest All Americas have organized in this city, and want to play any team whose members are not older than zlyears. Wbatdo yon think of that? Address Harry Boggs, 918 Pennsylvania avenne. DIED. OAKLEY At her residence, 1719 Larkins alley, S. S., on Saturday, April 27, 1SS9, at 11 o'clock t. m., Mrs. MabtE. Oaklet, daughter of Phillip and Rosanfia Todt, aged 30 years 5 months. Funeral notice in Monday's paper. 2 $12 ,a NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. I'M GOING TO SEE GRAND VIEW A New Plan of JLots Almost Adjoining Allison Park, on'thePlttsmi " burg and Western Railroad, Laid out by John L. WylawU, These lots are nicely situated within four minutes' walk ot the station, and are really; eight lots in one. The average size isM00x200 feet and the price is but very little higher them those just sold at Allison Park, which are but one-eighth the size. I offer-as much ground for $300 in this plan of lots as those alongside are charging $1,600 for. These lots are large enough to raise your own vegetables. Tho terms are but $100 down, balance in one or two years, or 10 per cent off for cash. Don't be induced to purchase a small lot when you can bur a half acre for the same price. There is no finer view in the country than at Grand View a distance of- twenty, miles can be plainly seen. ..-,. . The property is but ten and a half miles from the city and the accommodations for 'J" trains, stores, postoffice, etc., are complete. ' 'J'rf-? No better opportunity for purchasing a large lot for little money is offered. "5 :$ ' Flans can be seen at my .store, or by calling I will take parties to the place. , ,,' . -" - J ', & - Jolm L. 76 OHIO STREET, COR. SANDUSKY STREET, ALLEGHENY, PA. FMANCIAL OF WESTERN ASSURANCE CO. (Exclusively Fire.) January 1, 1889. UNITED STATUS BBANCH-ASSETS, $1,045,329 57. NET SURPLUS IN UNITED STATES, $450,046 54, LOSSES PAID IN UNITED STATES, $7,137,737 78.- JOHN D. BIGGERT, Agent, No. 61 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburg, Pa. apl4-109-8o ONIiY $13 32 -TO- ' ZLT E "W YORK ' -AJSTID ZRZETTTIRIN", PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD ON THE OCCASION OF THE ' CeDQ.1jexLXLal -or- GEN. WASHINGTON'S INAUGURATION, APRIL 29, 30 and MAY 1, 1889. ; - IRcnn -n 3--1Cj?x ToIk:e1jS At above rate will be sold from PITTSBURG April 27 to 30 inclusive, good on ALL TRAINS -(except New York and Chicago Limited Express) arriving in New York before noon of MayL -J Return Coupons Valid for Passage Until and Including May 6. CHAS. E. PUGH, J. R. "WOOD, GEO. W. BOYD. f .. General Manager. General Passenger Agent. Ass'tGen'l Passenger Azeat, -if apZWX -.: Fifteen Dollar Lot : Do you want something extra fine in Dress Suits or Prince Albert Suits. Come and get one of these. They come in 15 fine Wales and imported patterns, with Pants to match, or different if you choose, and WEGUARANTEE THEM WORTH S30. "-4- ., "WylancL, P2WXTT3n STATEMENT THE ASION OF THE A-nni -versary- FINEST GOODS. i . Ui Ui u ONE PRICE. MEN'S DERBY HATS, $1 19. UNDERWEAR. ii - Fine French Balbriggaii: ' Undershirts and Drawers, 'f 33o. A great line of ; MEN'S PANTS:, $2 50. MEN'S CRUSH HATS, 38o. It seems absurd to offef fresh, new goods at cost, but the entire purchase must be sold at once. , t Ki H. . JT t 8 M' m ;-'? -.